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Conca set for VFL return

Midfielder Reece Conca will make his return to the playing field in Richmond VFL's home clash against fifth-placed Williamstown on Saturday afternoon.

Conca has recovered from a dislocated ankle suffered six weeks ago in the senior side's Round 15 win over Sydney at Etihad Stadium.

The soon-to-be 26-year-old is a very handy inclusion for the VFL Tigers who will look to bounce back after last weekend's 52-point loss to Geelong at GMHBA Stadium.

The VFL Tigers also welcome back livewire forwards, Tyson Stengle, who returns after missing last weekend’s match with a minor ankle issue, and Liam Baker, following his promising two-game stint at AFL level.

Sam Lloyd, Connor Menadue, and Jacob Townsend have also been named in the squad, however young utility, Noah Balta will miss with a corked hamstring.

Bachar Houli has been recalled to AFL duties on the Gold Coast, after an impressive cameo last weekend against the Cats, while Ivan Soldo has received his first senior call-up for the 2018 season.

The match at the Swinburne Centre, Punt Road Oval starts at 12:30pm, and entry is free for 2018 Richmond members.

Round 19
Richmond VFL v Williamstown
Saturday, August 11.
Swinburne Centre
12:30pm 

B: 78. D. Coffield, 46. B. Miller, 37. C. Menadue
HB: 32. C. Ellis, 42. R. Garthwaite, 73. J. Ernest
C: 54. J.  Ballard, 26. A.  Miles, 64. T.  Silvestro
HF: 58. J. Aarts, 27. S. Lloyd, 48. L. Baker
F: 44. T. Stengle, 36. C. Moore, 21. J. Townsend
R: 40. C. Coleman-Jones, 57. B. Wood, 30. R. Conca
Int: 55. R. Bathie, 67. B. Credlin, 56. B. Grewar, 52. S. Mannagh, 51. S. Morris, 45. P. Naish, 43. D. Smith , 59. H. Tanner
23P: 68. C. Riley 

In: L. Baker, C. Riley , R. Bathie, S. Lloyd, D. Smith , R. Conca, C. Menadue, T. Stengle, J. Townsend
Out: C. Thompson,  N. Balta,  J. Cusack,  B. Houli,  I. Soldo