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Cotchin returns

Opposition Report: North Melbourne Matthew Richardson previews the Round 8 match against North Melbourne.

Richmond has made one change for Sunday’s match against North Melbourne at Etihad Stadium.

The Tigers’ inspirational premiership captain Trent Cotchin comes back into the line-up, after missing the Round 7 victory over Fremantle because of a minor knee complaint.

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He replaces key midfielder Dion Prestia, who has been sidelined with a calf injury.

See North Melbourne's team for Sunday afternoon's Round 8 clash at Etihad Stadium 

Richmond’s four emergencies for the Round 8 clash with the Kangaroos are Brandon Ellis, Anthony Miles, Ryan Garthwaite and Ivan Soldo.