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Rance out for Tigers, but King returns

Alex Rance poses for a photograph during the Richmond Tigers 2014 team photo day at the ME Bank Centre on February 26, 2014. (Photo: Michael Willson/AFL Media) (Editor's Note: A digital filter has been applied to this image)
Richmond has lost Alex Rance to injury for the clash with Carlton
• Richmond's Alex Rance out with foot injury

• Daniel Jackson still missing, but Jake King returns

• Blues bring back Simon White and Kane Lucas

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key defender Alex Rance is out of Thursday night's blockbuster clash with Carlton at the MCG.

The club informed fans via Twitter that the defender will miss the big clash with a foot injury.

Rance is a key player for the Tigers, ranking ninth in the AFL for marks last season.

Richmond has turned to Dylan Grimes to fill Rance's boots, and have also selected fiesty small forward Jake King.

Grimes missed 11 games mid-season with a stress fracture of the foot, returning for the team's last four matches.

Matt McDonough has also been omitted, while reigning best and fairest Daniel Jackson failed to prove his fitness.

Club champion Daniel Jackson has failed to prove his fitness for a second successive week.

Carlton has picked Simon White and Kane Lucas to replace the suspended Andrew Walker and Andrew McInnes, who has been dropped.

White will play his first senior match since fracturing vetebrae in his neck in the VFL in July last year.

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Richmond v Carlton
MCG, Thursday 27 March, 7.45pm AEDT

In: J King, D Grimes
Out: A Rance, M McDonough

In: S White, K Lucas
Out: A Walker (suspension), A McInnes