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Final teams: Pies big man a shock late out

Darcy Moore is a late withdrawal with hamstring tightness - AFL,Collingwood Magpies,North Melbourne Kangaroos
Darcy Moore is a late withdrawal with hamstring tightness

COLLINGWOOD has suffered a significant blow ahead of its clash with North Melbourne with Darcy Moore a late withdrawal with another hamstring injury.

The Magpies named an unchanged team when they submitted their final team list 90 minutes before Saturday's clash at the MCG.

However, the club announced 15 minutes before the game Moore had withdrawn because of hamstring tightness.

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"An eleventh-hour change: Darcy Moore will miss with hamstring tightness. Josh Daicos is his replacement," the club said on its official Twitter account.

Moore was a chance to play the key role on North spearhead Ben Brown, with that responsibility now likely to fall to Jeremy Howe or Brody Mihocek.

Moore played his first senior game since round eight last week against West Coast, having suffered a severe hamstring strain in round eight against Geelong.

The swingman suffered another hamstring injury in round that sidelined him for four weeks.

Collingwood v North Melbourne at the MCG, 1.45pm AEST


Collingwood: Darcy Moore (hamstring tightness) replaced in the selected side by Josh Daicos

North Melbourne: Nil


Collingwood: Sam Murray, Travis Varcoe, Levi Greenwood, Brayden Sier

North Melbourne: Nathan Hrovat, Luke Davies-Uniacke, Jy Simpkin, Paul Ahern