Contributed by: Troy Thompson
The AFL has named the final Indigenous All-Stars squad that will take on Richmond Football Club tomorrow, Friday, February 8 in Alice Springs, captained by Essendon star Nathan Lovett-Murray.
Sydney Swans premiership player Michael O’Loughlin will coach the Indigenous All-Stars, assisted by Roger Hayden, Adam Goodes, Shaun Burgyone and Lance Franklin (Franklin, previously named captain withdrew from playing this week due to injury.)
2013 Indigenous All-Stars squad:
1. Muarry Newman West Coast
2. Amos Frank Hawthorn
3. Lewis Jetta Sydney
4. Bradley Hartman Geelong
5. Jarrod Harbrow Gold Coast
6. Bradley Hill Hawthorn
7. Leroy Jetta Essendon
8. Aaron Davey Melbourne
9. Alwyn Davey Essendon
10. Neville Jetta Melbourne
11. Harley Bennell Gold Coast
12. Lindsay Thomas North Melbourne
13. Allen Christensen Geelong
14. Gerald Ugle Greater Western Sydney
15. Courtney Dempsey Essendon
16. Tony Armstrong Sydney
17. Jed Anderson. Hawthorn
18. Graham Johncock Adelaide
19. Eddie Betts Carlton
20. Steven Motlop Geelong
21. Joshua Simpson Fremantle
22. Curtly Hampton Greater Western Sydney
24. Sharrod Wellingham West Coast
25. Cameron Ellis-Yolmen Adelaide
26. Bret Goodes Western Bulldogs
27. Nathan Lovett-Murray Essendon
28. Steven May Gold Coast
29. Liam Jones Western Bulldogs
30. Patrick Ryder Essendon
33. Joshua Hill West Coast
The Indigenous All-Stars v Richmond match will be played at 7.00pm CST, at Traeger Park, in Alice Springs.
AFL broadcast partner, The National Indigenous Radio Service, will broadcast the match live from 6.00pm-10.30pm local time (7.30pm-12 midnight AEDT). CAAMA Radio will also provide live coverage. The AFL website (www.afl.com.au), AFL Northern Territory website (www.aflnt.com.au) and the Richmond FC website (www.richmondfc.com.au ) will LIVE video stream the match.
Gates at Traeger Park will be open to ticket holders from 5pm and pre-match entertainment will include a performance from Manuel Nulupani Dhurrkay from the Saltwater Band.
The Indigenous All-Stars will perform their War Cry before the game commences. The match between the Indigenous All-Stars and Richmond Football Club is proudly supported by the Northern Territory Government and is part of the Coles AFL Indigenous program.
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