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ST KILDA has included quality quartet skipper Nick Riewoldt, recently re-signed Leigh Montagna, Sam Fisher and David Armitage for Sunday's clash with Melbourne.

A refreshed Riewoldt will play his first pre-season game after being a withdrawal with illness last week, while Montagna, Fisher and Armitage were also set to miss.  

Spearhead Jesse Hogan returns for the Demons, who have named a strong line-up.

The Brisbane Lions will be without star midfielder Tom Rockliff who is being rested with hamstring soreness while Greater Western Sydney has opted not to play top draftee Jacob Hopper when the sides clash at Metricon Stadium on Sunday afternoon.

Former Lions midfielder Jack Redden will make his debut in Eagles colours in a strong West Coast side that will take on Essendon at Domain Stadium on Sunday. 

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SUNDAY'S TEAMS

Brisbane Lions v Greater Western Sydney
Sunday 12 March, 12.10pm AEST at Metricon Stadium

BRISBANE LIONS
1. Ben Keays, 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, 24. Liam Dawson, 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, 44. Archie Smith, 47. Reuben William

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

GREATER WESTERN SYDNEY
1. Phil Davis, 3. Stephen Coniglio, 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, 24.  Joel Patfull, 29. Zac Williams, 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, Nick Haynes, Cam McCarthy

Melbourne v St Kilda
Sunday 12 March, 4.10pm AEDT at Etihad Stadium

MELBOURNE
1. Jesse Hogan, 2. Nathan Jones, 3. Christian Salem, 4. Jack Watts, 7. Jack Viney, 11. Max Gawn, 12. Dom Tyson, 13. Clayton Oliver, 15. Billy Stretch, 16. Dean Kent, 17. Sam Frost, 20. Colin Garland, 21. Cameron Pedersen, 22. Viv Michie, 23. Bernie Vince, 25. Tom McDonald, 28. Oscar McDonald, 29. Jayden Hunt, 31. Jack Grimes, 32. Tomas Bugg, 35. Ben Kennedy, 36. Jeff Garlett, 39. Neville Jetta, 42. Josh Wagner, 43. James Harmes, 45. Matt Jones, 46. Dean Terlich

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

ST KILDA
1. Tom Hickey, 3. Jack Steven, 4. Eli Templeton, 5. Shane Savage, 6. Sebastian Ross, 7. Luke Dunstan, 8. Blake Acres, 9. Tom Lee, 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, 26. Tom Curren, 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

West Coast v Essendon
Sunday 12 March, 4.10pm AWST at Domain Stadium

WEST COAST
2. Mark LeCras, 3. Andrew Gaff, 4. Dom Sheed, 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, 36. Fraser McInnes, 39. Malcolm Karpany, 44. Jamie 47. Kane Lucas

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

ESSENDON
6. Joe Daniher, 7. Zach Merrett, 8. Martin Gleeson, 9. Brendon Goddard, 11. David Zaharakis, 12. Mark Baguley, 13. Orazio Fantasia, 14. Jason Ashby, 17. Adam Cooney, 20. Jackson Merrett, 24. Craig Bird, 28. Mitch Brown, 29. Patrick Ambrose, 30. Kyle Langford, 36. Michael Hartley, 38. Nick Kommer, 41. Will Hams, 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