AFL Round 13: 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 13 AFL fixtures, tips, news, results, reaction and video as they come to hand.

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


Port Adelaide vs. Geelong, Adelaide Oval, 7:40pm (AEDT)

Team news: Cats superstar Patrick Dangerfield circled this fixture as his return game from ankle surgery, which has seen him miss two months of action, and the club confirmed on Wednesday afternoon that he will suit up and take on Port. Mitch Duncan, who didn't play last week under the new concussion protocol, also returns, along with Mark Blicavs and Mark O'Connor. Cam Guthrie will miss again with a shoulder issue. For the Power, Orazio Fantasia has undergone arthroscopic surgery to address a left knee issue, he will miss up to four weeks.

ESPN tip: Power by 7 points.

TAB odds: Power $1.77, Cats $2.05


Sydney vs. Hawthorn, SCG, 7:50pm (AEDT)

Team news: The Swans have made just one change for their clash with the Hawks on Friday night, with Chad Warner (ankle) to be replaced by the inexperienced James Bell. The Hawks have confirmed mid-season draftee Jai Newcombe will make his AFL debut just one week after joining from Box Hill. The hard-nosed midfielder will be joined by returning trio Jaeger O'Meara, Will Day and Harry Morrison.

ESPN tip: Swans by 33 points.

TAB odds: Swans $1.14, Hawks $5.50


Fremantle vs. Gold Coast, Optus Stadium, 4:15pm (AEST)

Team news: Fremantle defender Nathan Wilson has copped a one-match suspension for his low blow on Cody Weightman last Sunday and will join Nat Fyfe (shoulder), Sean Darcy (hamstring), Brennan Cox (hamstring) and Griffin Logue (concussion) on the sidelines. The Dockers will unveil debutants Brandon Walker and Joel Western among five inclusions, with Reece Conca set to play game 150. Suns young gun Matt Rowell will make his long-awaited return after injuring his knee in Round 1. Jack Bowes also returns to the lineup, replacing omitted duo Rory Atkins and Jy Farrar.

ESPN tip: Dockers by 16 points.

TAB odds: Dockers $1.53, Suns $2.50


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St Kilda vs. Adelaide, Cazaly's Stadium, 7:25pm (AEST)

Team news: The Saints have made three changes to the team that narrowly went down to the Swans last week. Ben Long, Jack Lonie and Paul Hunter have all been recalled to replace co-captain Jarryn Geary (shoulder) and Tim Membrey and Seb Ross, who both remain in Melbourne for personal reasons. Crows mid Sam Berry returns to the lineup after recovering from concussion, while Matthew Nicks also confirmed a debut for young defender Josh Worrell.

ESPN tip: Saints by 13 points.

TAB odds: Saints $1.80, Crows $2


North Melbourne vs. GWS, Blundstone Arena, 3:20pm (AEST)

Team news: ​In excellent news for Roos fans, key defender Robbie Tarrant will play his first game of the season after being hampered by persistent injuries. Speedster Jaidyn Stephenson is also set to return. The Giants will be boosted by the return of Toby Greene, while Adam Kennedy (shoulder) and Matt de Boer (hamstring) have been named on an extended bench after recovering from their respective injuries.

ESPN tip: Giants by 22 points.

TAB odds: Kangaroos $3.60, Giants $1.28

West Coast vs. Richmond, Optus Stadium, 7:20pm (AEST)

Team news: Eagles spearhead Josh Kennedy, Oscar Allen and Liam Duggan are all in line to suit up on Sunday night, but Tim Kelly, Luke Shuey and Jeremy McGovern appear to still be several weeks away. The Tigers will be without Dion Prestia after he injured his hamstring last week - joining Toby Nankervis and Tom Lynch on the sidelines, but midfielder Kane Lambert will return from a calf injury.

ESPN tip: Tigers by 17 points.

TAB odds: Eagles $2.15, Tigers $1.68


Melbourne vs. Collingwood, SCG, 3:20pm (AEST)

Team news: American Pie Mason Cox could make his return for the Pies in Nathan Buckley's final game in charge after recovering from a Larynx injury. Chris Mayne and Beau McCreery have also been included in an extended squad, with Brayden Sier (jaw) set to miss. The Demons will be recalling wingman Ed Langdon, who missed the win over Brisbane with concussion.

ESPN tip: Demons by 31 points.

TAB odds: Demons $1.17, Magpies $5