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Team selection: Round one

BTV: Media Conference | John Worsfold - March 22 Senior coach John Worsfold spoke to the media.

Essendon has confirmed its final team to take on Greater Western Sydney at Sydney Showgrounds Stadium on Sunday.

Selectors trimmed the original extended bench on Friday, which will see Crichton Medal winner Devon Smith, exciting defender Aaron Francis, dangerous forward Anthony McDonald-Tipungwuti and versatile youngster Matt Guelfi take the field against the Giants.

Darcy Parish, Jayden Laverde, Zac Clarke and Brandon Zerk-Thatcher have been left out of the side.

The game will begin at 3:20pm on Sunday.

FINAL TEAM
B – Adam Saad, Patrick Ambrose, Conor McKenna
HB – Mitch Brown, Michael Hurley, Jordan Ridley
C – David Zaharakis, David Myers, Dylan Shiel
HF – Dyson Heppell, Jake Stringer, Mark Baguley
F – Zach Merrett, Shaun McKernan, Orazio Fantasia
R – Tom Bellchambers, Kyle Langford, Andrew McGrath
Interchange – Matt Guelfi, Devon Smith, Aaron Francis, Anthony McDonald-Tipungwuti
Emergencies – Brandon Zerk-Thatcher, Darcy Parish, Zac Clarke, Jayden Laverde

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