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SANFL: Three big inclusions for semi-final

Paul Hunter competing in the ruck in 2019. Photo: Liam Hughes
Paul Hunter competing in the ruck in 2019. Photo: Liam Hughes

The Crows SANFL side is set to have three big inclusions for its must-win semi-final against Norwood on Sunday afternoon.

Ruckmen Kieran Strachan and Paul Hunter, along with defender Jordon Butts, have been named on the field after all recovering from injury.

After being the emergency in the qualifying final against Port Adelaide, forward Jy Farrar has also been named in the extended 25-man squad, as well as midfielder Mitch Johnson.

Defender Lachie Ryan is out of the side after suffering a hamstring injury.

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The Crows will take on the Redlegs in the first semi-final at Adelaide Oval at 12.15pm, before the Glenelg and Port match at 3.15pm.

Tickets to the double header are available here, with Crows Essential Members and Under-18s getting in for free.

The match will also be broadcast live on Channel 7 Adelaide from 12pm.

The squad is:

B: 38. Lachlan Sholl, 22. Andy Otten, 69. Matt Merrett
HB: 35. Will Hamill, 41. Jordon Butts, 10. Myles Poholke
C: 25. Ned McHenry, 7. Jordan Gallucci, 62. Tom Hutchesson
HF: 19. Matthew Wright, 34. Elliott Himmelberg, 17. Tyson Stengle
F:  23. Shane McAdam, 32. Darcy Fogarty, 37. Paul Hunter
FOL: 45. Kieran Strachan, 31. Patrick Wilson, 20. Chayce Jones
INT: 49. James Mathews, 65. Jy Farrar, 54. Jackson Press, 60. Corey Davey, 58. Jordon Boyle, 73. Pierce Seymour, 55. Mitch Johnson

In: Butts, Farrar, Hunter, Johnson, Strachan
Out: Ryan (hamstring)