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Team selection: Five changes

Team Selection | Round 17 Lucie Jamison brings you all the team selection news ahead of our Round 17 clash against St Kilda.

CARLTON will blood its 10th club debutant on Friday night with Matt Shaw earning his call-up for the clash with St Kilda at Etihad Stadium.

After 102 games for the Gold Coast Suns, the 26-year-old rookie will line up for the first time in the navy blue alongside fellow inclusions Kade Simpson, Harry McKay, Paddy Dow and Jarrod Garlett.

The Blues have made several forced changes, with Jacob Weitering (calf), Andrew Phillips (hamstring), Darcy Lang (ankle) and Matthew Wright (soreness) to miss. Nick Graham has been omitted.

Earlier on Thursday, Brendon Bolton revealed young forward McKay would be recalled to the side, while Caleb Marchbank will maintain his spot after receiving the all-clear from the medical team after experiencing an elevated heartbeat in the loss to Brisbane.

The Blues will play their final Friday-night game of the season with the bounce at 7:50pm at Etihad Stadium.

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Carlton's Round 17 line-up:

Backs 39. Dale Thomas 17. Sam Rowe 13. Jed Lamb
Half-backs 6. Kade Simpson 14. Liam Jones 22. Caleb Marchbank
Centreline 25. Zac Fisher 9. Patrick Cripps 3. Marc Murphy (C)
Half-forwards 33. Jarrod Pickett 30. Charlie Curnow 21. Jarrod Garlett
Forwards 2. Paddy Dow 10. Harry McKay 5. Sam Petrevski-Seton
Followers 8. Matthew Kreuzer 7. Matthew Kennedy 35. Ed Curnow
Interchange 4. Lochie O'Brien 29. Cameron Polson 1. Jack Silvagni
37. Matt Shaw
Emergencies 24. Cameron O'Shea 32. Nick Graham 36. Pat Kerr
41. Levi Casboult

In: Shaw, Garlett, McKay, Dow, Simpson

Out: Wright (soreness), Lang (ankle), Phillips (hamstring), Weitering (calf), Graham (omitted)

Club debut: Shaw (Gold Coast Suns)