Blues confirm at least one change for Elimination Last, Acres locked in
Michael Voss has locked in Blake Acres for his facet’s first ultimate in 10 years, whereas Carlton will even choose Marc Pittonet for Friday night time.
Because the Blues head into an Elimination Last with Sydney in entrance of a predicted packed MCG, a number of choice calls have been hanging over the membership.
They have been hesitant to make a name on Acres earlier this week, however Voss was on the entrance foot on Thursday morning in declaring the 27-year-old will play the Swans after passing a health take a look at.
Acres had suffered a knock to the collarbone and did not play out the Spherical 24 loss. Whereas there was no structural injury, the choice resolution was understood to revolve round ache administration.
In the meantime, Pittonet will even play. Tom De Koning has been in career-best kind in the ruck and the duo are set to mix on Friday night time.
Pittonet performed 15 video games in 2023 and has been chosen on the vast majority of events when match this season. He didn’t play in Spherical 24.
“We’ll lean into our strengths… we’re going to play our two rucks, Pitto will come in and play as properly and work in with Tom, we really feel like that’s been a power of ours this yr,” Voss informed media on Thursday morning.
“I suppose which means Harry (McKay) will get to spend a bit extra time up ahead partnering up with Charlie (Curnow).”
Patrick Cripps, Sam Docherty and Jesse Motlop are all anticipated to return as properly.
Official groups might be unveiled at 6:20pm AEST on Thursday night.
Extra to come back.