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CARLTON has responded to its heavy 42-point loss to Fremantle by dropping Brooke Walker, Lauren Brazzale and Charlotte Wilson.

Maddy Guerin has been recalled, while Keeley Sherar (broken hand) and Courtney Jones (health and safety protocols) rejoin the team.

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Speedster Kate McCarthy will play her first game for St Kilda after being dropped back in round two, with Nat Exon, Lucy Burke and Jacqui Vogt have all been included.

Tarni White will miss through suspension, Tahlia Meyer has been omitted, Leah Cutting is injured while draftee Ash Richards will be rested.

GWS has also swung the changes, two of which are forced, with Chloe Dalton (calf) and Erin McKinnon (concussion) sidelined by injury.

Jas Grierson has been omitted and Jess Doyle will have a rest, with Tait Mackrill, Georgia Garnett, Lisa Steane and Erin Lorenzini all recalled.

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Adelaide draftee Brooke Tonon will make her debut after some strong SANFLW form, taking the place of Ailish Considine.

Forwards Andrea Gilmore and Grace Kelly (rested) have been swapped by West Coast, with Emily Bennett to make her debut following several weeks as an emergency.

Christina Bernardi makes her return for Richmond after two weeks out with knee soreness.

Saturday, February 19

Greater Western Sydney v Adelaide at Henson Park, 3.10pm AEDT

GREATER WESTERN SYDNEY

B: L.Graham 37 P.Randall 21  
HB: B.Stack 15 A.Lister 14 T.Hetherington 9
C: E.Pease 33 A.Parker 3 K.Smith 4
HF: R.Privitelli 19 C.Staunton 13 T.Mackrill 32
F: L.Stephenson 12 K.Loynes 7
Foll: A.Morphett 22 A.Eva C 2 L.Steane 20
I/C: E.Lorenzini 25 G.Garnett 17 A.Dallaway 30 H.Zreika 24 N.Barr 8  

Emerg: J.Grierson 10 J.Doyle 5  
  
In: T.Mackrill, L.Steane, E.Lorenzini, G.Garnett
Out: J.Grierson (omitted), E.McKinnon (concussion), C.Dalton (calf), J.Doyle (rested)

ADELAIDE

B: M.Newman 17 M.Rajcic 32  
HB: E.Jones 2 S.Allan C 39 N.Allen 8
C: R.Martin 5 A.Hatchard 33 S.Thompson 14
HF: D.Ponter 15 A.Woodland 24 J.Mules 23
F: E.Phillips 13 B.Tonon 28
Foll: C.Gould 1 E.Marinoff 10 T.Charlton 25
I/C: H.Button 6 C.Biddell 12 M.McKinnon 21 H.Munyard 20 L.Whiteley 22  

Emerg: A.Considine 16 A.Ballard 27  

In: B.Tonon
Out: A.Considine (omitted)

Carlton v St Kilda at Ikon Park, 5.10pm AEDT

CARLTON

B: V.Laloifi 8 G.Pound 6  
HB: J.Dal Pos 2 P.Trudgeon 26 D.Walker 23
C: M.Hill 10 G.Egan 1 K.Harrington C 9
HF: D.Vescio 3 L.McEvoy 13 C.Jones 22
F: N.Stevens 21 M.Guerin 18
Foll: B.Moody 16 M.Prespakis 4 A.McKay 5
I/C: G.Gee 19 E.O'Dea 46 N.Plane 32 K.Sherar 25 J.Good 15  

Emerg: L.Brazzale 12 C.Wilson 20  

In: C.Jones, M.Guerin, K.Sherar
Out: C.Wilson (omitted), L.Brazzale (omitted), B.Walker (omitted)

ST KILDA

B: T.Lucas-Rodd 18 R.Ott 20  
HB: B.Jakobsson 8 J.Van Dyk 36 H.Priest C 14
C: M.McDonald 1 N.Exon 15 C.Phillips 35
HF: D.Guttridge 5 K.Shierlaw 12 A.Burke 3
F: E.Friend 16 C.Greiser 17
Foll: L.Burke 30 J.Matin 19 N.Xenos 27
I/C: K.McCarthy 9 R.Watt 7 R.Saulitis 13 J.Vogt 10 I.Shannon 11  

Emerg: A.Richards 22 T.Meyer 34  
  
In: N.Exon, L.Burke, K.McCarthy, J.Vogt
Out: T.Meyer (omitted), T.White (suspension), L.Cutting (injured), A.Richards (rested)

West Coast v Richmond at Mineral Resources Park, 4.10pm AWST

WEST COAST

B: M.Collier 8 E.Gooch 31  
HB: C.Thomas 3 A.Hill 16 C.Guard 4
C: S.Lakay 23 E.Swanson C 13 M.Bowen 1
HF: A.Schmidt 7 K.Gibson 2 I.Cameron 19
F: A.Gilmore 22 H.Bullas 24
Foll: P.Laurie 25 I.Lewis 6 D.Hooker 17
I/C: C.Rowley 5 S.Davison 28 B.Smith 14 E.Bennett 27 N.Kelly 12  

Emerg: A.Atkins 9 M.Caulfield 10  

In: A.Gilmore, E.Bennett
Out: A.Atkins (omitted), G.Kelly (rested)

RICHMOND

B: S.D'Arcy 12 R.Miller 15  
HB: B.Lynch 32 J.Hosking 11 M.Shevlin 35
C: T.Lavey 37 S.Hosking 7 K.Dempsey 19
HF: T.Stahl 24 M.Brancatisano 5 E.Yassir 27
F: E.McKenzie 22 G.Seymour 28
Foll: C.Bernardi 6 K.Brennan C 3 M.Conti 4
I/C: S.Sansonetti 18 P.Kelly 14 M.Macdonald 38 A.Makur Chuot 34 M.Kiely 31  

Emerg: S.Molan 1 K.Jacques 10  
  
In: C.Bernardi
Out: K.Jacques (omitted)

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