Carlton vs Richmond Teams, Injuries & Tips

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Carlton vs Richmond

The second game of the 2022 season takes place at the MCG on Thursday night with the traditional season opener between rivals Richmond and Carlton.

Check out all the updated team information and line-ups for Carlton Blues vs Richmond Tigers below.

Carlton Blues vs Western Bulldogs: When and Where?

πŸ—“ Date: Thursday March 17
⏰ Time: 7:25pm (AEST)
🏟 Stadium: MCG

Carlton Blues Teams

1. L. Young

2. O. McDonald

3. M. McGovern

4. A. Saad

5. Z. Williams

6. S. Docherty

7. W. Setterfield

8. G. Hewett

9. E. Curnow

10. M. Owies

11. J. Silvagni

12. Z. Fisher

13. C. Durdin

14. H. McKay

15. J. Martin

16. M. Pittonet

17. P. Cripps

18. A. Cerra

19. N. Newman

20. M. Kennedy

21. L. O’Brien

22. L. Plowman

Carlton Blues Injury Report & News

Sam Docherty is set to return to the side following his recovery from testicular cancer and play on Thursday in one of the great footy comeback stories. Jack Silvagni and Coleman medal winner Harry McKay have survived injury scares and are fit. Whilst Corey Durdin impressed in pre-season and if fit will likely be named in the 22.

Richmond Teams

1. K. McIntosh

2. D. Grimes

3. R. Tarrant

4. J. Short

5. N. Broad

6. D. Rioli

7. J. Ross

8. T. Cotchin

9. J. Castagna

10. S. Bolton

11. S. Edwards

12. L. Baker

13. N. Balta

14. T. Lynch

15. J. Riewoldt

16. T. Nankervis

17. D. Prestia

18. D. Martin

19. J. Aarts

20. I. Soldo

21. J. Graham

22. J. Gibscus

Richmond Injury Update & News

Dylan Grimes will be touch and go to face rivals Carlton in their season opener after having surgery on his finger. Similarly, Jack Graham shares the same fate. Meanwhile, Kane Lambert could be a long-term injury with his hip problem. Although in bad news, Nick Vlastuin won’t be available to play as the Tigers look to continue recent dominance over the Blues.

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