AFL Round 11: Fixture, teams, news, tips, odds - everything you need to know for the round of football

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Stay abreast of all the Round 11 AFL fixtures, tips, news, results, reaction and video as they come to hand.

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Bulldogs vs. Demons
Magpies vs. Cats
Lions vs. Giants
Saints vs. Kangaroos
Suns vs. Hawks
Eagles vs. Bombers
Tigers vs. Crows
Swans vs. Blues
Power vs. Dockers


FRIDAY, MAY 28

Western Bulldogs vs. Melbourne, Marvel Stadium, 7:50pm (AEDT)

Team news: Bulldogs ruckman Tim English returns after missing the past four games with concussion. Pat Lipinski has also been recalled, while Riley Garcia will make his AFL debut. Unfortunately for the Dogs, ball magnet Adam Treloar is headed for some time on the sidelines after undergoing ankle surgery earlier this week. The Demons have made just one change for the top of the table clash, with Christian Salem replacing the omitted Neville Jetta.

ESPN tip: Bulldogs by 8 points.

TAB odds: Bulldogs $1.62, Demons $2.25


SATURDAY, MAY 29

Collingwood vs. Geelong, MCG, 1:45pm (AEDT)

Team news: The Cats will be without Mitch Duncan who suffered a concussion last time out against the Suns, with youngster Max Holmes replacing him in the lineup. Meanwhile, for the Pies, Taylor Adams is back out of the side after aggravating his troublesome knee. Tyler Brown, Josh Thomas and Beau McCreery also make way through injury and will be replaced by debutant Trent Bianco, Nathan Murphy, Brayden Sier and Jack Madgen.

ESPN tip: Cats by 35 points.

TAB odds: Magpies $4.60, Cats $1.18

Brisbane vs. GWS, Gabba, 2:10pm (AEST)

Team news: The Giants have made just one change for their clash with the Lions, with creative forward Xavier O'Halloran replacing Sam Taylor (injured). The Lions go into Sir Doug Nicholls Round unchanged.

ESPN tip: Lions by 19 points.

TAB odds: Lions $1.18, Giants $4.60

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St Kilda vs. North Melbourne, Marvel Stadium, 4:35pm (AEST)

Team news: Brett Ratten has made four changes after his side's horrific display against the Bulldogs last week. Debutant Oscar Clavarino joins Nick Coffield, Luke Dunstan and Mason Wood in the starting lineup, with Hunter Clark, James Frawley and Shaun McKernan forced out through injury. Charlie Lazzaro makes way for Bailey Scott as North Melbourne's only change following a 72-point drubbing at the hands of Essendon.

ESPN tip: Saints by 11 points.

TAB odds: Saints $1.20, Kangaroos $4.40

Gold Coast vs. Hawthorn, SCG, 7:40pm (AEST)

Team news: ​Jy Farrar and Malcolm Rosas Jnr have been recalled for the Suns in their relocated game against Hawthorn, replacing omitted duo Josh Corbett and Caleb Graham. Nick Holman was cleared of his rough conduct charge and is free to play. Veteran Hawk Shaun Burgoyne makes his return to the senior side after recovering from an ankle injury, while Liam Shiels also returns.

ESPN tip: Suns by 15 points.

TAB odds: Suns $1.45, Hawks $2.70

West Coast vs. Essendon, Optus Stadium, 7:40pm (AEST)

Team news: In huge news for the home side, premiership Eagle Elliot Yeo finally makes his AFL return after spending nine months on the sidelines. Small forward Jamaine Jones will join him to replace Harry Edwards and Jake Waterman. Star Bomber Jake Stringer has recovered from a hamstring injury and will slot straight back into Ben Rutten's side at the expense of young gun Harry Jones, who will be managed.

ESPN tip: Eagles by 28 points.

TAB odds: Eagles $1.18, Bombers $4.60


SUNDAY, MAY 30

Richmond vs. Adelaide, Giants Stadium, 2:10pm (AEST)

Team news: The cavalry is arriving at Tigerland despite Tom Lynch being sidelined for at least a month due to a knee injury. Trent Cotchin, Dion Prestia, Josh Caddy and Shai Bolton headline the inclusions. The Crows have made just one change after a thrilling win over Melbourne last week, with defender Will Hamill replacing midfielder Ronin O'Connor (omitted).

ESPN tip: Tigers by 22 points.

TAB odds: Tigers $1.17, Crows $4.80

Sydney vs. Carlton, SCG, 3:20pm (AEST)

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Team news: Harry McKay was nursing a sore shoulder in last week's win over the Hawks but will suit up this week and take on the Swans in Sydney. Jack Martin is one of five inclusions for the Blues, but Lachie Plowman was hit with a two-week suspension for rough conduct last week and will miss. Sydney will replace the injured Tom Hickey and Robbie Fox and an omitted Nick Blakey for Sunday's clash, with Lewis Taylor in line to play his first senior game of the year.

ESPN tip: Swans by 10 points.

TAB odds: Swans $1.37, Blues $3

Port Adelaide vs. Fremantle, Adelaide Oval, 4:40pm (AEST)

Team news: Veteran defender Hamish Hartlett has been omitted by the Power, with a quintet of inclusions -- including dynamic forward Orazio Fantasia -- named in an extended squad. Matt Taberner suffered minor ligament damage last week will miss Sunday's game, but young mid Andrew Brayshaw is expected to return from a calf strain which kept him out of Round 10.

ESPN tip: Power by 26 points.

TAB odds: Power $1.17, Dockers $4.80