TEAMS: Another Dog to debut, star Blue a shock out

CARLTON has decided to rest star forward Tayla Harris for its clash with Geelong at Ikon Park on Sunday.

Daisy Walker is also being rested by the Blues, who welcome back superstar midfielder Madison Prespakis and Katie Loynes in their place.

Meanwhile, Madeleine Boyd and Stephanie Williams have been omitted by the Cats, while youngster Olivia Purcell will also miss after her ACL injury last round.  

They will be replaced by Darcy Moloney, Olivia Barber, and Rene Caris.

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Lifelong Bulldogs supporter Isabelle Pritchard will live out her childhood dream by making her AFLW debut against Collingwood at Victoria Park on Sunday, replacing Deanna Berry who ruptured her ACL against GWS last week.

The Pies have bought in Abbi Moloney for the injured Jordan Membrey (ACL). 

In the Western Derby clash, Fremantle has omitted Bianca Webb and Ashley Sharp and brought in Katie-Jayne Grieve and youngster Mikayla Hyde.

The Eagles have selected Courtney Guard and Aisling McCarthy to replace Tayla Bresland (injured) and Katelyn Pope (omitted).  

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Sunday, March 7

Carlton v Geelong at Ikon Park12.40pm AEDT 

CARLTON

B: V.Laloifi 8 M.Guerin 18  
HB: C.Wilson 20 K.Harrington - C 9 G.Pound 6
C: G.Gee 19 M.Prespakis 4 L.Brazzale 12
HF: K.Loynes 2 N.Stevens 21 D.Vescio 3
F: M.Hill 10 S.Gibbs 33
Foll: B.Moody 16 A.McKay 5 L.McEvoy 13
I/C: G.Egan 1 J.Hosking 11 E.O'Dea 46 N.Plane 32 A.Downie 30  

Emerg: J.Edwards 25 C.Hammans 17

In: M.Prespakis, K.Loynes
Out: T.Harris (managed), D.Walker (managed)

GEELONG

B: M.Brown 19 M.McMahon 24  
HB: J.Ivey 5 M.McDonald - C 11 D.Taylor 28
C: S.Van De Heuvel 27 R.Webster 21 G.Rankin 10
HF: D.Higgins 2 P.McWilliams 23 D.Moloney 4
F: O.Barber 15 R.Cranston 30
Foll: A.O'Connor 14 A.McDonald 3 J.Crockett-Grills 6
I/C: R.Goring 44 M.Keryk 45 R.Garing 12 R.Caris 1 N.Garner 22  

Emerg: L.Gardiner 18 M.Boyd 26  

In: D.Moloney, O.Barber, R.Caris
Out: M.Boyd (omitted), O.Purcell (knee), S.Williams (omitted)

Collingwood v Western Bulldogs at Victoria Park2.40pm AEDT 

COLLINGWOOD

B: L.Butler 23 S.Casey 22  
HB: S.Chiocci 17 S.Livingstone 12 J.Allen 6
C: R.Schleicher 18 J.Lambert 13 M.Cann 25
HF: A.Sheridan 14 S.Alexander 24 J.Lin 20
F: C.Molloy 2 A.Moloney 40
Foll: S.Norder 1 B.Davey - C 3 B.Bonnici 8
I/C: A.Porter 9 A.Newman 16 T.Brown 26 E.O'Dea 50 E.Fowler 15  

Emerg: B.Smith 19 M.Shevlin 35 

In: A.Moloney
Out: J.Membrey (knee)

WESTERN BULLDOGS

B: N.Ferres 16 E.Gamble 14  
HB: A.Guest 19 K.Lynch 10 E.Brown 9
C: S.Hartwig 15 E.Blackburn - C 2 B.Hunt 21
HF: E.Georgostathis 17 I.Huntington 4 B.Lochland 1
F: B.Toogood 8 K.McLeod 6
Foll: K.Rennie 24 J.Fitzgerald 23 K.Lamb 27
I/C: D.Marshall 26 C.Moody 13 H.Scott 22 I.Pritchard 20 G.Newton 5  

Emerg: B.Gutknecht 18 G.Lagioia 12

In: I.Pritchard
Out: D.Berry (knee)

West Coast v Fremantle at Optus Stadium1.40pm AWST 

WEST COAST

B: A.Ward 33 C.Perera 27  
HB: M.Collier 8 L.Gauci 26 C.Guard 4
C: M.Bowen 1 A.McCarthy 11 I.Lewis 6
HF: A.Atkins 9 I.Cameron 19 M.Caulfield 10
F: K.Gibson 2 G.Kelly 15
Foll: P.Laurie 25 E.Swanson - C 13 H.Bullas 24
I/C: N.Kelly 12 A.Janz 37 K.Orme 32 B.Smith 14 D.Liddle 23  

Emerg: K.Pope 29 S.Davison 28

In: C.Guard, A.McCarthy
Out: T.Bresland (injured), K.Pope (omitted)

FREMANTLE

B: A.Stannett 4 J.Cuthbertson 29  
HB: M.Sergeant 23 E.O'Driscoll 3 L.Pugh 32
C: E.Antonio 12 J.Stewart 7 S.Cain 20
HF: K.Antonio - C 15 R.Roux 17 G.O'Sullivan 22
F: G.Houghton 27 S.Verrier 5
Foll: M.Strom 21 K.Bowers 2 H.Miller 19
I/C: M.Hyde 28 T.Haynes 33 P.Seth 18 S.Duffy 6 K.Grieve 13  

Emerg: B.Webb 26 A.Sharp 1  

In: M.Hyde, K.Grieve
Out: B.Webb (omitted), A.Sharp (omitted)

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