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Final teams: Carlton v Melbourne

Jack Viney is in for his first match of the season - AFL,Carlton Blues,Melbourne Demons
Jack Viney is in for his first match of the season

CARLTON and Melbourne will take the field as selected at the MCG on Sunday as they respectively prepare to welcome back captains Marc Murphy and Jack Viney from long-term injuries.

Dees co-captain Viney is playing his first game this year after overcoming a foot stress fracture, while Blues skipper Murphy has been sidelined since round three with plantar fasciitis.

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Both inside midfielders have been sorely missed by their teams, particularly at stoppages.

The Blues and Demons named unchanged line-ups when they filed their final teams 90 minutes before Sunday's 1.10pm opening bounce.

The Demons need a win to maintain their spot in the top eight, while Carlton is seeking its second consecutive win after recording its first victory of the season last round against Essendon.

Carlton v Melbourne at the MCG, 1.10pm AEST


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