CARLTON will take in a full-strength side from their available line-up in tomorrow’s practice match against Essendon.

With tomorrow’s opening AFL hitout of 2021 beginning from 11am at Ikon Park, the Blues have confirmed their 27-man squad to take on the Bombers.

As forecast earlier in the week, co-captains Patrick Cripps and Sam Docherty will both lead the team out after putting together strong preparations following shoulder and ankle surgeries respectively.

They’ll have three new teammates running out alongside them, with Lachie Fogarty, Adam Saad and Zac Williams all confirmed to feature in their first hitout for their new club.

After missing the majority of the 2020 season, both Jack Silvagni and Liam Stocker will feature, while train-on players Oscar McDonald and Callum Moore have also been named.

The full Carlton squad is as follows:

1. Jack Silvagni, 2. Paddy Dow, 3. Marc Murphy, 4. Lochie O’Brien, 5. Sam Petrevski-Seton, 6. Zac Williams, 8. Lachie Fogarty, 9. Patrick Cripps, 10. Harry McKay, 13. Liam Stocker, 14. Liam Jones, 15. Sam Docherty, 18. Sam Walsh, 20. Lachie Plowman, 21. Jack Martin, 23. Jacob Weitering, 25. Zac Fisher, 27. Marc Pittonet, 28. David Cuningham, 31. Tom Williamson, 32. Jack Newnes, 35. Ed Curnow, 40. Michael Gibbons, 42. Adam Saad, 43. Will Setterfield, Oscar McDonald*, Callum Moore*

Italics denotes new Blue.
* denotes train-on player.