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Final teams: Sunday

WEST Coast has named both Jonathan Giles and Kane Lucas to face Essendon in the final NAB Challenge match, despite both men playing in a WAFL practice match on Saturday.

Both teams have named 25 players after the AFL enacted the heat policy for the game at Domain Stadium. The temperature has reached 39 degrees in Perth on Sunday.

The Eagles requested a 10-minute extension to decide on their final team.

Giles was a late addition to the squad and is likely to play limited minutes after a big day for East Perth on Saturday.

Lucas was also added with Dom Sheed and Fraser McInnes left out.

The Bombers named their travelling emergency Conor McKenna in their final 25 after leaving Jason Ashby and Will Hams in Melbourne.

The AFL only made a decision to enact the heat policy for Sunday's game after consulting both clubs on Saturday.

The heat policy was in place for Saturday's NAB Challenge clash between Fremantle and Geelong at Domain Stadium, but both sides decided not to use a 25th player in 33-degree heat.

Domain Stadium, 4.10pm AWST, March 13

Out: Dom Sheed, Fraser McInnes

Out: Jason Ashby, Will Hams

2. Mark LeCras, 3. Andrew Gaff, 5. Brad Sheppard, 6. Elliot Yeo, 8. Jack Redden, 9. Nic Naitanui, 11. Matt Priddis, 13. Luke Shuey, 14. Liam Duggan, 15. Jamie Cripps, 16. Eric Mackenzie, 17. Josh J. Kennedy, 18. Xavier Ellis, 20. Jeremy McGovern, 22. Jonathan Giles, 25. Shannon Hurn, 26. Sam Butler, 27. Jack Darling, 29. Scott Lycett, 30. Jackson Nelson, 31. Will Schofield, 33. Josh Hill, 39. Malcolm Karpany, 44. Jamie 47. Kane Lucas

Notable absentees: Lewis Jetta, Sharrod Wellingham, Chris Masten, Tom Lamb

6. Joe Daniher, 7. Zach Merrett, 8. Martin Gleeson, 9. Brendon Goddard, 11. David Zaharakis, 12. Mark Baguley, 13. Orazio Fantasia, 17. Adam Cooney, 20. Jackson Merrett, 24. Craig Bird, 28. Mitch Brown, 29. Patrick Ambrose, 30. Kyle Langford, 36. Michael Hartley, 38. Nick Kommer, 42. James Gwilt, 43. Anthony McDonald-Tipungwuti, 44. Shaun McKernan, 45. Conor McKenna, 47. James Kelly, 48. Mathew Stokes, 49. Matt Dea, 52. Jonathan Simpkin, 53. Mark Jamar, 54. Sam Grimley

Notable absentees: Matthew Leuenberger, Courtenay Dempsey, Jayden Laverde, Ryan Crowley


NICK Riewoldt headlines a strong list of inclusions for St Kilda's final NAB Challenge tune-up against Melbourne at Etihad Stadium.
Riewoldt, Leigh Montagna, David Armitage, Sam Fisher and Jarryn Geary are all set for their first pre-season matches after the Saints' clash against the Brisbane Lions was washed out in Mackay last week.
Young key forward Paddy McCartin is still missing with a hamstring injury, while Eli Templeton, Tom Lee and Tom Curren have been left out of the final 24-man team.
Melbourne is taking a near full-strength side into the match, with skipper Nathan Jones and Bernie Vince playing their second games and emerging superstar Jesse Hogan returning.
Billy Stretch, Jayden Hunt and Dean Terlich have been left out of the final team.

Etihad Stadium, 4.10pm AEDT, March 13


Out: Billy Stretch, Jayden Hunt, Dean Terlich 


Out: Eli Templeton, Tom Lee, Tom Curren

1. Jesse Hogan, 2. Nathan Jones, 3. Christian Salem, 4. Jack Watts, 7. Jack Viney, 11. Max Gawn, 12. Dom Tyson, 13. Clayton Oliver, 16. Dean Kent, 17. Sam Frost, 20. Colin Garland, 21. Cameron Pedersen, 22. Viv Michie, 23. Bernie Vince, 25. Tom McDonald, 28. Oscar McDonald, 31. Jack Grimes, 32. Tomas Bugg, 35. Ben Kennedy, 36. Jeff Garlett, 39. Neville Jetta, 42. Josh Wagner, 43. James Harmes, 45. Matt Jones

Notable absentees: Heritier Lumumba, Lynden Dunn, Christian Petracca, Chris Dawes

1. Tom Hickey, 3. Jack Steven, 5. Shane Savage, 6. Sebastian Ross, 7. Luke Dunstan, 8. Blake Acres, 11. Leigh Montagna, 12. Nick Riewoldt, 13. Jack Lonie, 14. Jarryn Geary, 15. Jack Billings, 16. Jack Newnes, 17. Dylan Roberton, 19. Sam Gilbert, 20. David Armitage, 22. Jade Gresham, 24. Sean Dempster, 25. Sam Fisher, 27. Josh Bruce, 28. Tim Membrey, 29. Jimmy Webster, 34. Nathan Wright, 44. Maverick Weller, 45. Jason Holmes

Notable absentees: Paddy McCartin, Hugh Goddard, Billy Longer


GREATER Western Sydney ruckman Shane Mumford has overcome an ankle injury and will face the Brisbane Lions on Sunday. 

Mumford injured the ankle against the Sydney Swans last week, but has been named in the Giants' 24-man team to play the Lions at Metricon Stadium.

Stephen Coniglio has been rested for the final NAB Challenge match with hamstring tightness.

For the Lions, young midfielder Ben Keays is one of four players left out. The Lions have decided to use just 23 players. 

With the game starting at 12.10pm Gold Coast time, the AFL's heat policy has been enacted, with unlimited interchanges allowed and extended breaks after each quarter.

Metricon Stadium, 12.10pm AEST, March 13


Out: Ben Keays, Archie Smith, Liam Dawson, Reuben William


Out: Stephen Coniglio, Joel Patfull, Zac Williams

2. Ryan Harwood, 4. Ryan Bastinac, 5. Mitch Robinson, 7. Tom Bell, 8. Rohan Bewick,10. Daniel Rich, 11. Pearce Hanley, 12. Stefan Martin, 14. Josh Walker, 15. Dayne Zorko, 18. Nick Robertson, 21. Daniel Merrett, 22. Marco Paparone, 23. Josh Schache, 25. Daniel McStay, 26. Tom Cutler, 28. Lewis Taylor, 29. Jaden McGrath, 31. Harris Andrews, 32. Sam Mayes, 34. Jonathan Freeman, 35. Ryan Lester, 36. Rhys Mathieson

Notable absentees: Tom Rockliff, Allen Christensen, Dayne Beams, Josh Green

1. Phil Davis, 4. Toby  Greene, 5. Dylan Shiel, 6. Lachie Whitfield, 7. Rhys Palmer, 8. Callan Ward, 9. Tom Scully, 10. Devon Smith, 11. Jack Steele, 16. Nathan Wilson, 17. Steve Johnson, 18. Jeremy Cameron, 20. Adam Tomlinson, 21. Matt Buntine, 22. Josh Kelly, 23. Heath Shaw, 32. Ryan Griffen, 33. Will Hoskin-Elliott, 34. Caleb Marchbank, 35. Aidan Corr, 36. James Stewart, 37. Rory Lobb, 40. Adam Kennedy, 41. Shane Mumford

Notable absentees: Jon Patton, Jacob Hopper, Stephen Coniglio, Joel Patfull