Posted: 18 September, 2016 by Footy Newsroom

Melbourne Midfielder A Late Omission From VFL Preliminary Final

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Former Melbourne co-captain Jack Grimes will miss today's VFL preliminary final for Casey.

Grimes was a late omission from the Scorpions' side taking on Williamstown, pulling out with illness.

He has starred for Casey this season, averaging 29.1 disposals a match and kicking 13 goals from 17 games.

He finished equal ninth in the JJ Liston Trophy.

He has been replaced by David Collins.

Casey will take on Williamstown at 2:30pm, with the winner to meet Footscray in the grand final next Sunday.

Tags: AFL, VFL

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