Carlton Blues star Marc Murphy’s 300 video games milestone hopes

Marc Murphy’s probabilities of changing into the sixth man to play 300 video games for Carlton have hit one other wall, with the previous Blues captain missed for choice this weekend.

Murphy has been named as an emergency substitution for this weekend’s conflict with North Melbourne however may nonetheless characteristic within the facet because the medical sub.

Given Carlton’s finals hopes are slim, until Murphy is known as the medical sub for Saturday, he will must both play in all of Carlton’s video games from spherical 20 or signal a new deal for 2022 so as to attain 300.

Murphy recovered from a calf damage suffered towards Adelaide final month and is hoping to hitch Stephen Silvagni, John Nicholls, Kade Simpson, Bruce Doull and Craig Bradley as a member of the Blues’ illustrious 300 membership.

Murphy’s teammate Patrick Cripps returns to the facet this weekend after lacking final week’s win over conventional rivals Collingwood by way of soreness.

Meanwhile, Essendon’s Dylan Shiel will make his long-awaited return when the Bombers face his previous facet, the Giants, at Metricon Stadium.

A critical knee damage has stored Shiel out of the senior facet since spherical two.

Elsewhere, luckless Port teen Zak Butters is about to take the sector this weekend after spraining his MCL throughout his first sport again from damage in spherical 17. Injuries have restricted the new younger prospect to simply 5 video games this season.

Connor Rozee, one other of the Power’s younger weapons, can be set to return from damage for this weekend’s sport towards Collingwood.

Tom Doedee returns from concussion for Port’s cross-town rivals, the Crows, joined by Billy Frampton.

Key ahead Josh Kennedy is certainly one of a handful of Eagles again in motion this weekend. Injuries have cruelled West Coast’s 2021 marketing campaign, so the Eagles devoted will be happy to have Xavier O’Neill, Jake Waterman and Mark Hutchings out of the casualty ward and into the fray towards St Kilda.

The Tigers have been equally unfortunate on the damage entrance in 2021, however welcome again Callum Coleman-Jones, Hugo Ralphsmith, Josh Caddy, Riley Collier-Dawkins, Shane Edwards for this weekend’s bout with the Cats.

Gary Rohan returns to the fray for the Cats after lacking final week’s win over Fremantle. His ahead line compatriot Jeremy Cameron remains to be just a few weeks away, nonetheless, coach Chris Scott says the previous Giant will return to the facet “before the end of the home and away season”.

With the facet’s finals hopes on the road, the Dockers will be grateful that star ruckman Sean Darcy has overcome a knee damage to take the sector this weekend. In final week’s heavy loss to Geelong, Darcy was a shining mild for Fremantle and coach Justin Longmuir will be on the lookout for one other huge effort towards fellow finals contenders Sydney this weekend.

Connor Blakely, Hayden Young and Matt Taberner are among the many other Dockers again within the 22 this weekend.

Lions star Lachie Neale has overcome a stinger suffered at coaching within the week and will take his place within the second QClash of the season.

Joining him are Jarrod Berry and Callum Ah Chee, who come into the facet rather than Jazon Prior and Keidean Coleman.

AFL ROUND 19 TEAMS (All instances AEST)


Friday July 23, 7:10pm at Marvel Stadium


B: Burton, McKenzie, Aliir

HB: Bergman, Jonas, Byrne-Jones

C: Duursma, Wines, Houston

HF: Amon, Georgiades, Butters

F: Powell-Pepper, Dixon, Rozee

FOLL: Lycett, Boak, Drew

I/C: Marshall, Bonner, Woodcock, Ladhams

EMG: Mayes, Lienert, Frederick, McEntee

IN: Duursma, Butters, Rozee

OUT: Lienert, Mayes, Frederick, McEntee (all omitted)


B: Quaynor, Roughead, Maynard

HB: Crisp, Madgen, Tohill

C: Poulter, De Goey, Noble

HF: Bianco, Cameron, Ginnivan

F: Sidebottom, Mihocek, Elliott

FOLL: Grundy, Pendlebury, Adams

I/C: Murphy, Henry, Macrae, Ruscoe

EMG: Cox, Lynch, Sier, Wilson

IN: Tohill, Ginnivan, Macrae

OUT: Mayne, Hoskin-Elliott, Thomas, C.Brown (all injured)


Saturday July 24, 1:45pm at Marvel Stadium


B: Saad, Jones, Newman

HB: Plowman, Weitering, Williams

C: E.Curnow, Cripps, Walsh

HF: Newnes, Martin, Silvagni

F: Fisher, McKay, Betts

FOLL: De Koning, Dow, Kennedy

I/C: Stocker, Petrevski-Seton, Williamson, Cottrell

EMG: Kemp, Owies, Murphy, O’Brien

IN: Cripps

OUT: Owies (managed), Fogarty (sub)


B: Atley, McKay, Turner

HB: Ziebell, Walker, Hall

C: Dumont, Simpkin, McDonald

HF: Stephenson, Larkey, Thomas

F: Phillips, Zurhaar, Taylor

FOLL: Goldstein, Davies-Uniacke, Cunnington

I/C: Anderson, Scott, Bosenavulagi, Xerri

EMG: Polec, Lazzaro, Hayden, Campbell

IN: Cunnington, Anderson

OUT: Tarrant, Mahony (each injured), Lazzaro (omitted)


Saturday July 24, 3:10pm on the Gabba


B: Madden, Andrews, Starcevich

HB: Birchall, Lester, Rich

C: McCluggage, Bailey, J.Berry

HF: McCarthy, McStay, Zorko

F: Ah Chee, Daniher, Cameron

FOLL: McInerney, Lyons, Neale

I/C: Robertson, Robinson, Fullarton, Payne

EMG: Cockatoo, T.Berry, Prior, Ballenden

IN: J.Berry, Ah Chee

OUT: Coleman, Prior (each omitted), T.Berry (sub)


B: Powell, Collins, Lemmens

HB: Lukosius, Ballard, Bowes

C: Atkins, Miller, Sharp

HF: Corbett, Burgess, Sexton

F: Rankine, King, Ainsworth

FOLL: Graham, Anderson, Swallow

I/C: Fiorini, Flanders, Rowell, Markov

EMG: Davies, Brodie, Jeffrey, Smith

IN: Markov

OUT: Ellis, Holman (each injured)


Saturday July 24, 4:35pm at Optus Stadium


B: Hurn, H.Edwards, Cole

HB: Duggan, McGovern, Sheppard

C: West, Kelly, Sheed

HF: Langdon, Darling, Cripps

F: Allen, Kennedy, Ryan

FOLL: Naitanui, Yeo, Gaff

I/C: Waterman, O’Neill, Hutchings, Rotham

EMG: Brander, Witherden, Foley, Williams

IN: Kennedy, Waterman, O’Neill, Hutchings

OUT: Williams (omitted), L.Edwards, Petruccelle, Shuey (all injured), Nelson (sub)


B: Coffield, Howard, Webster

HB: Wilkie, Sinclair, Hill

C: Billings, Steele, Ross

HF: Membrey, Byrnes, Butler

F: Long, King, Kent

FOLL: Ryder, Dunstan, Jones

I/C: Connolly, Crouch, Hunter, Clavarino

EMG: Bytel, Sharman, Lonie, Allison

IN: Coffield, Hunter, Clavarino

OUT: Marshall (Covid isolation), Highmore, McKenzie (each injured), Bytel (omitted)


Saturday July 24, 7:25pm on the MCG


B: Salem, May, Petty

HB: Hibberd, Lever, Rivers

C: Jordon, Petracca, Langdon

HF: Fritsch, McDonald, Neal-Bullen

F: Spargo, Brown, Pickett

FOLL: Gawn, Oliver, Viney

I/C: Harmes, Jackson, Brayshaw, Hunt

EMG: Bedford, Sparrow, Weideman, Smith

IN: Harmes

OUT: vandenBerg (omitted), Sparrow (sub)


B: Richards, Keath, Williams

HB: Duryea, Cordy, Dale

C: Macrae, Smith, Daniel

HF: Garcia, Naughton, Weightman

F: Ugle-Hagan, Bruce, Hunter

FOLL: English, Liberatore, Bontempelli

I/C: Schache, Hannan, Smith, Johannisen

EMG: Young, Crozier, Scott, McNeil

IN: Liberatore, Schache, Hannan

OUT: Crozier, McNeil (each omitted), Dunkley (Covid isolation), Scott (sub)


Saturday July 24, 7:40pm at Marvel Stadium


B: Hamill, Butts, Kelly

HB: Smith, Doedee, Jones

C: Sholl, Keays, Seedsman

HF: McHenry, Fogarty, Murphy

F: Lynch, Himmelberg, Walker

FOLL: O’Brien, Laird, Sloane

I/C: Berry, Schoenberg, McPherson, Frampton

EMG: Mackay, Thilthorpe, O’Connor, Rowe

IN: Doedee, Frampton

OUT: Rowe (managed), Murray (injured), Mackay (omitted)


B: Grainger-Barras, Hartigan, Howe

HB: Hardwick, Frost, Scrimshaw

C: Moore, Worpel, Bramble

HF: Wingard, Breust, O’Meara

F: Koschitzke, O’Brien, Lewis

FOLL: McEvoy, Mitchell, Shiels

I/C: Reeves, Cousins, Phillips, Brockman

EMG: Greaves, Nash, Burgoyne, Jeka

IN: Hardwick, Scrimshaw, Wingard

OUT: Jeka, Greaves (each omitted), Burgoyne (managed), Newcombe (sub)


Sunday July 25, 12:30pm at Metricon Stadium


B: Fox, Rampe, McInerney

HB: Hewett, McCartin, Lloyd

C: Dawson, Florent, Gulden

HF: Wicks, Reid, Papley

F: Heeney, Franklin, Hayward

FOLL: Hickey, Kennedy, Parker

I/C (from): Blakey, Stephens, Bell, McDonald, Rowbottom, Ronke, Taylor, McLean

IN: Reid, McDonald, Taylor, McLean

OUT: Amartey (omitted)


B: Wilson, Pearce, Ryan

HB: Young, Logue, Tucker

C: Aish, Fyfe, Cerra

HF: Colyer, Taberner, Walters

F: Schultz, Treacy, Henry

FOLL: Darcy, Mundy, Brayshaw

I/C (from): Walker, Banfield, Serong, Meek, Hughes, O’Driscoll, Blakely, Crowden

IN: Young, Taberner, Meek, O’Driscoll, Blakely, Crowden

OUT: Switkowski, Lobb (each injured), Acres (omitted)


Sunday July 25, 3:20pm on the MCG


B: Atkins, Kolodjashnij, Henry

HB: Stewart, Henderson, Blicavs

C: Menegola, C.Guthrie, Tuohy

HF: Dangerfield, Ratugolea, Miers

F: Bews, Hawkins, Smith

FOLL: Stanley, Selwood, Parfitt

I/C (from): Higgins, Narkle, Dahlhaus, Holmes, Close, Z.Guthrie, Rohan, O’Connor

IN: Henderson, Z.Guthrie, Rohan

OUT: Nil


B: Garthwaite, Astbury, Grimes

HB: Short, Mansell, Rioli

C: Edwards, Cotchin, Pickett

HF: Castagna, Baker, Aarts

F: Lynch, Bolton, Riewoldt

FOLL: Nankervis, Lambert, Parker

I/C (from): Stack, Chol, Ross, Graham, Ralphsmith, Caddy, Coleman-Jones, Collier-Dawkins

IN: Edwards, Caddy, Ralphsmith, Coleman-Jones, Collier-Dawkins

OUT: Martin, McIntosh (each injured)


Sunday July 25, 6:10pm at Metricon Stadium


B: Laverde, Stewart, Redman

HB: Heppell, Ridley, Hind

C: Smith, Merrett, Cox

HF: Perkins, Wright, Snelling

F: Stringer, Hooker, McDonald-Tipungwuti

FOLL: Draper, Cutler, Parish

I/C (from): Durham, Zaharakis, Guelfi, Ham, Bryan, Gleeson, Waterman, Shiel

IN: Zaharakis, Bryan, Shiel

OUT: Nil


B: Taylor, Davis, Cumming

HB: Perryman, Haynes, Kennedy

C: Kelly, Green, Whitfield

HF: Daniels, Himmelberg, Taranto

F: Lloyd, Hogan, Bruhn

FOLL: Mumford, Coniglio, Hopper

I/C (from): O’Halloran, Ward, Reid, Idun, Sproule, Riccardi, Ash, Peatling

IN: Whitfield, Mumford, Riccardi, Ash, Peatling

OUT: Finlayson (omitted), Flynn (injured)

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