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Grigg comes in for Eagles clash

Shaun Grigg is in for the Tigers - AFL,West Coast Eagles,Richmond Tigers
Shaun Grigg is in for the Tigers

RICHMOND has made a late change for Sunday's top-of-the-table blockbuster against West Coast, recalling Shaun Grigg to replace Jack Higgins.

Grigg has missed the last two wins due to a hamstring issue, but the makeshift ruckman comes in to support Toby Nankervis against Eagles' duo Nic Naitanui and Scott Lycett. 

West Coast is unchanged after recalling Jeremy McGovern, Dom Sheed, Lewis Jetta and Naitanui.

The Tigers are seeking to become the first interstate team to win at Optus Stadium since Sydney in round one, and extend their winning streak to seven games.

West Coast is on a seven-match run after beating the Giants on the road last round.

The winner of Sunday's showdown will move a game clear on top of the ladder.

West Coast v Richmond at Optus Stadium, 2.40pm AWST

LATE CHANGES

West Coast: Nil
Richmond: Jack Higgins replaced in selected side by Shaun Grigg

FINAL INTERCHANGES
West Coast: Scott Lycett, Mark Hutchings, Tom Barrass, Jake Waterman
Richmond: Shaun Grigg, Bachar Houli, Sam Lloyd, Reece Conca