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FINAL TEAM: Young to debut

July 14, 2017 5:00 PM

Lewis Young Highlights Relive some of Lewis Young's best moments this year in VFL as he is set to play his first AFL game on Sunday against Carlton

The Western Bulldogs have confirmed that 18-year-old key position player Lewis Young will make his debut on Sunday afternoon against Carlton at the MCG.

Young was taken with the Bulldogs’ third pick (49th overall) in the 2016 NAB AFL Draft and will the 999th player to suit up for the Club since 1925.

Both Robert Murphy and Shane Biggs have been cleared to play after battling hamstring and calf complaints respectively, while defender Bailey Williams returns for his first game since Round 10 against St.Kilda.

Fletcher Roberts, Declan Hamilton and Tory Dickson are emergencies, while Matthew Boyd, Easton Wood and Clay Smith will all miss.

The Dogs take on the Blues from 3.20pm this Sunday at the MCG.

AFL Round 17 Carlton v Western Bulldogs
Sunday 16 July, 2017, 3:20pm AEST
Venue: MCG

Full back D Morris Z Cordy J Johannisen
Half back S Biggs L Young M Suckling
Centreline L Hunter M Wallis R Murphy
Half forward T McLean J Stringer L Dahlhaus
Full forward B Dale J Redpath L Picken
Followers J Roughead M Bontempelli J Macrae
Interchange T Liberatore M Honeychurch B Williams
  C Daniel    
Emergencies F Roberts D Hamilton T Dickson

IN: R. Murphy. S. Biggs, B. Williams, L. Young
OUT: M. Boyd (achilles), E. Wood (suspension), F. Roberts (omitted), C. Smith (omitted)