INS – Heath, Scott, Sherriff, Lampard
OUTS – Mithen (AFL Health and Safety protocols), Brown, Magee, Petrevski (omitted)
MELBOURNE will head into the AFLW’s second annual Pride Round with four changes to its starting 21.
Taking on St Kilda on Saturday afternoon, the Demons will see the return of Shelley Heath, Shelley Scott, Casey Sherriff and Sarah Lampard, who were all forced to miss Round 2 under the AFL’s Health and Safety protocols.
Making way is Ali Brown, Lauren Magee and Krstel Petrevski (omitted), with Lily Mithen unavailable for selection under the AFL’s Health and Safety protocols.
Brown and Magee will form the side’s emergency list.
Saturday’s game will be an important one for both the club and the league, with the celebration of Pride Round and the return of footy to Casey Fields.
Marking Melbourne’s first home game of the 2022 season, the Demons are encouraging all members and supporters to pack some sunscreen, pull on the red and blue, and head along to support.
Tickets for the match are still available for purchase here. Adult tickets are just $10 and under 18s go FREE (a free ticket must still be redeemed via Ticketmaster). You can tune into the game via the Seven Network, Fox Footy or Kayo Sports.
While the first bounce is scheduled for 3:10pm (AEDT), Melbourne has organised a number of exciting activities that fans enjoy from 2:00pm (AEDT) when gates open. These include a Hertz Family Zone and giveaways booths, thanks to Red Bull and Chemist Warehouse.
Find out more on what our game day will look like via our game day guide.
Check out the full team for the clash below.