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Magpie to debut against Tigers after late change

Flynn Appleby will make his debut for the Magpies - AFL,Essendon Bombers,Melbourne Demons,Collingwood Magpies,Richmond Tigers,Fremantle Dockers,West Coast Eagles
Flynn Appleby will make his debut for the Magpies

FLYNN Appleby will debut for Collingwood against Richmond at the MCG on Sunday after coming into the Magpies' team as a late replacement for Tom Langdon. 

Appleby, the cousin of Australian professional golfer Stuart, was taken by the Magpies at pick No.6 in last year's NAB AFL Rookie Draft.

The 187cm defender will enjoy his first senior game after Langdon failed to come up four days after playing in Collingwood's Anzac Day win over Essendon. 

Collingwood said on its official Twitter account that Langdon was being "managed".

Richmond named an unchanged line-up when it submitted its final team 90 minutes before Sunday's 3.20pm opening bounce.

Collingwood v Richmond at the MCG, 3.20pm AEST


Collingwood: Tom Langdon (managed) replaced in selected side by Flynn Appleby

Collingwood: Jarryd Blair, Flynn Appleby, Jaidyn Stephenson, Mason Cox
Richmond: Dion Prestia, Jayden Short, Reece Conca, Jack Graham

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