Werribee looks likely to field an unchanged team for its Easter Saturday clash with Geelong at Avalon Airport Oval.
Werribee vice captain Matt Hanson will lead out a side featuring at least one debutante when the “big W” faces Coburg at Avalon Airport Oval on Saturday night in pursuit of back-to-back home wins to open season 2019.
Twelve new and prospective Werribee players will don the “big W” for the first time in match conditions tonight when their side hosts Geelong in its first practice game of 2019 and the first at Avalon Airport Oval in more than 10 years.
Werribee will provide a VFL opportunity for another talented TAC Cup player this weekend, having named versatile Murray Bushrangers tall Jordon Butts to make his debut against Coburg on Saturday.
Werribee forward Matthew Munro will play his 50th VFL game on Sunday when his side squares off against the Northern Blues at home in search of its first back-to-back wins of 2018.
Werribee midfielder Ben Moloney will run out for his 100th VFL game when his side takes on Collingwood at Victoria Park on Sunday.
Werribee will return from the bye for its away clash with Frankston on Sunday with at least one change to its lineup.
Werribee has made just one change to its VFL squad ahead of Saturday’s away clash with the Box Hill Hawks.
Werribee will field at least five changes when it runs out against Foostcray at Avalon Airport Oval on Sunday for what will be forward Andrew Hooper’s 100th VFL game.
Up to eight players could line up for their first official game in the “big W” when Werribee opens its 2019 account under lights against old alignment partner North Melbourne at Avalon Airport Oval on Saturday.
Werribee will use Saturday’s season-closing home clash with North Melbourne to blood yet another young rising star by providing a VFL debut for Greater Western Victoria Rebels utility Scott Carlin.
Werribee will field at least two changes for its away clash with Richmond on Saturday and what will be Kurt Aylett’s 50th VFL game.
UPDATE: Fabian Brancatisano
Fabian Brancatisano and Ben McNamara are both in the mix to make their debuts for Werribee when it returns to Avalon Airport Oval to host Essendon on Saturday.
Werribee defender Keegan Gray will make his VFL debut when he lines up against Geelong at GMHBA Stadium on Saturday.
Cassidy Parish will make his VFL debut for Werribee when it hosts old rival Port Melbourne at Avalon Airport Oval on Saturday.
Werribee will have at least two changes for Sunday’s clash with Sandringham at Trevor Barker Beach Oval.