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Team Announcement: JLT2

MACKAY, AUSTRALIA - MARCH 03: Jarrod Harbrow of the Suns runs the ball during the 2019 JLT Community Series AFL match between the Gold Coast Suns and the Western Bulldogs at Great Barrier Reef Arena on March 03, 2019 in Mackay, Australia. (Photo by Ian Hitchcock/Getty Images)

The Gold Coast SUNS will go into the JLT2 clash against the Sydney Swans in Lismore with four confirmed changes. 

Jacob Heron and Aaron Young are the new inclusions joining Pearce Hanley and Jack Hombsch who were named in the starting side on Thursday.

Both will start on the bench with Heron set to play in defence and Young up forward.

Jordan Murdoch has been withdrawn from the side as a precautionary measure after suffering a head knock at training on Friday.

Rory Thompson also comes out of the side after leaving the training track early on Friday morning and requires further assessment.

It gives Ben King the opportunity to show his wares as a key defender, joining Hombsch and Sam Collins. 

The AFL has advised the heat policy will be in place, meaning both sides will have an interchange of eight players.

Temperatures are tipped to hit 35 degrees in Lismore on Sunday for the match which will be played at 1:10pm AEDT at Oakes Oval. 

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38. J. Joyce

25. S. Collins

5. J. Harbrow


1. P. Hanley

20. J. Hombsch

10. C. Ballard


14. L. Weller

11. T. Miller

8. B. Fiorini


6. A. Sexton

30. P. Wright

41. J. Lukosius


37. I. Rankine

29. C. Burgess

9. B. Ainsworth


28. J. Witts

24. D. Swallow

4. J. Martin


13. C. Ah Chee

3. J. Bowes

40. J. Heron


34. B. King

44. D. Macpherson

2. A. Miles


27. W. Powell

15. A. Young

IN: Hombsch, Hanley, Heron, Young

OUT: Lemmens, Horlin-Smith, Thompson, Murdoch