Written by AFL Online on 12th Mar 2009
It might only be the NAB Cup grand final but that hasn’t stopped Geelong and Collingwood from naming their superstars as we get set for Friday nights grand final at Etihad Stadium.
Geelong has recalled Brownlow medalist Jimmy Bartel along with Joel Selwood, Andrew Mackie, Mark Blake and David Wojcinski and ommited James Kelly, Kane Tenace, Matthew Stokes and David Johnson.
Paul Medhurst, Chris Dawes, John McCarthy,Sharrod Wellingham & Ben Johnson and skipper Nick Maxwell all come back into the Magpies squad. Heath Shaw will miss that match due to general back soreness.
B: Darren Milburn, Matthew Scarlett, Andrew Mackie
HB: Joel Corey, Harry Taylor, Josh Hunt
C: Jimmy Bartel, Corey Enright, Cameron Ling
HF: Max Rooke, Tom Lonergan, Ryan Gamble
F: Paul Chapman, Tom Hawkins, Steve Johnson
Foll: Brad Ottens, Joel Selwood, Gary Ablett
IC: Mark Blake, Shannon Byrnes, Dan McKenna, Travis Varcoe, David Wojcinski, Simon Hogan
B: Nick Maxwell, Simon Prestigiacomo, Tyson Goldsack
HB: Shannon Cox, Nathan Brown, Dale Thomas
C: Dayne Beams, Scott Pendlebury, Martin Clarke
HF: Paul Medhurst, Travis Cloke, Steele Sidebottom
F: Shane O’Bree, Jack Anthony, Ben Reid
Foll: Chris Bryan, Leon Davis, Dane Swan
I/C: Chris Dawes, Alan Didak, Ben Johnson, Tarkyn Lockyer, John McCarthy, Alan Toovey, Sharrod Wellingham, Cameron Wood
Emg: Ryan Cook, Brent Macaffer, Danny Stanley