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Melbourne in the mix: round 17

Get them in: Don't expect too many changes to the team this week, although veteran defender Bernie Vince could earn a recall after being the carryover emergency for the trip to Darwin. Dom Tyson (32 touches), Tom Bugg (31), Jay Kennedy Harris (25 and three goals) and Oskar Baker (21) are others in contention.

Under the pump: The Demons are likely to back in Jeff Garlett again after he returned to play his first senior game since round five at the weekend. Joel Smith and Sam Frost are the others who are no certainties to play.

Medical room: Defender Joel Smith (hip) will be monitored and may have to pass a fitness test to declare himself fit to play.

Verdict: Vince to replace Smith.