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The South Australian lockdown has forced the Adelaide Crows to ‘host’ the Hawthorn Hawks at Melbourne’s Marvel Stadium, in front of no fans. Follow along with Saturday night footy with live scores on The Roar from 7:40pm (AEST).
After a terrific start to the season, reality has well and truly set in for the Crows. Four consecutive losses, the latest by 42 points to the badly out of touch West Coast, leaves them sitting 16th on the ladder. A loss to the 17th-placed Hawks will see them fall one rung lower, too.
The Hawks have been up and down since the byes, beating Sydney and drawing with ladder-leaders Melbourne while also being thrashed by Fremantle. As rumours circle around the planned coaching succession between Alastair Clarkson and Sam Mitchell next year, the Hawks on-field have been no less dramatic.
Chad Wingard returns to the fold for the Hawks in a major boost, as do defensive duo Jack Scrimshaw and Blake Hardwick from injury. Veteran Shaun Burgoyne, meanwhile has been managed.
As for the Crows, defender Tom Doedee returns from the nasty concussion he suffered a fortnight ago against the Bombers.
B: 17 Will Hamill, 41 Jordon Butts, 8 Jake Kelly
HB: 33 Brodie Smith, 39 Tom Doedee, 1 Chayce Jones
C: 38 Lachlan Sholl, 2 Ben Keays, 11 Paul Seedsman
HF: 25 Ned McHenry, 32 Darcy Fogarty, 4 Lachlan Murphy
F: 27 Tom Lynch, 34 Elliott Himmelberg, 13 Taylor Walker
FOLL: 43 Reilly O’Brien, 29 Rory Laird, 9 Rory Sloane (c)
I/C: 21 Sam Berry, 22 Billy Frampton, 26 Harry Schoenberg, 36 Andrew McPherson
EMG: 7 Riley Thilthorpe, 14 David Mackay, 31 James Rowe, 37 Ronin O’Connor
IN: Billy Frampton, Tom Doedee, Lachlan Sholl (R18 medical sub)
OUT: David Mackay, James Rowe, Nick Murray
B: 38 Denver Grainger-Barras, 28 Kyle Hartigan, 17 Daniel Howe
HB: 15 Blake Hardwick, 8 Sam Frost, 14 Jack Scrimshaw
C: 36 Dylan Moore, 5 James Worpel, 16 Lachlan Bramble
HF: 10 Jaeger O’Meara, 22 Luke Breust, 20 Chad Wingard
F: 34 Jacob Koschitzke, 23 Tim O’Brien, 2 Mitch Lewis
FOLL: 7 Ben McEvoy (c), 3 Tom Mitchell, 26 Liam Shiels
I/C: 21 Tom Phillips, 24 James Cousins, 37 Ned Reeves, 42 Tyler Brockman
EMG: 9 Shaun Burgoyne, 11 Conor Nash, 30 Damon Greaves, 39 Emerson Jeka
IN: Blake Hardwick, Chad Wingard, Jack Scrimshaw
OUT: Damon Greaves, Shaun Burgoyne, Emerson Jeka