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Crows add new blood to face Lions

  • Crows add new blood to face Lions

    MOUNT BARKER, AUSTRALIA - FEBRUARY 28: Reilly O'Brien of the Crows bumps Jonathon Griffin of the Dockers off his kick during the 2016 NAB Challenge match between Fremantle Dockers and the Adelaide Crows at Sounness Park, Mount Barker on February 28, 2016. (Photo by Daniel Carson/AFL Media/Getty Images)

Adelaide will give two of their brightest prospects a chance to impress in Saturday's AFL clash with struggling Brisbane.

The Crows have named debutant Reilly O'Brien to replace injured ruckman Sam Jacobs, while powerful midfielder Cam Ellis-Yolmen will line up for the first time this season in place of rested veteran Scott Thompson.

It's the first time Adelaide have added new blood to their side since their round seven loss to the Western Bulldogs in May, having rotated through just 27 players since.

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