SHAUN Higgins will step out of the coaches box and back onto the playing field when the Bendigo Bank Cats play Richmond in the VFL this Sunday at GMHBA Stadium from 12pm.
After a stint in the box at last week's AFL clash in Perth, Higgins will play his first VFL game since 2014 on Sunday.
The 34-year-old is one of eight inclusions to the Cats team this week with fellow AFL-listed players Cooper Stephens, Ollie Dempsey, Francis Evans, Shannon Neale, Paul Tsapatolis and Luke Dahlhaus also named.
Matty Lloyd is the only VFL-listed inclusion following a string of consistent performances for Geelong league Club Newtown & Chilwell.
The game is shaping up as a crucial clash for both sides with Richmond and Geelong sitting 12th and 13th respectively on the VFL ladder, with only percentage separating them from eighth-placed Sydney.
Fans can watch all the action LIVE HERE from 12pm AEST on Sunday.
VFL Round 14 Team
Ins: Shaun Higgins, Cooper Stephens, Ollie Dempsey, Francis Evans, Shannon Neale, Paul Tsapatolis, Luke Dahlhaus, Matty Lloyd
Outs: Jack Henry (AFL), Max Holmes (AFL), Nick Stevens, Ryan Abbott, Tom Panuccio, Charlie Sprague, Marcus Herbert, Ben Worme
|Backs||50. D. Capiron||81. A. Byrne||74. B Lloyd|
|Half Backs||47. M Ling||85. L. Waddell||68. T. Feely|
|Centreline||83. M. Lloyd||12. C. Stephens||10. M Knevitt|
|Half Forwards||31. F. Evans||17. E. Ratugolea||52. J McLachlan|
|Forwards||40. L. Dahlhaus||33. S Neale||28. O Dempsey|
|Followers||6. T Conway||19. Q. Narkle||4. S Higgins|
|Interchange||65. J. Evans||57. J. Chalcraft||36. P. Tsapatolis|
|41. Z. Williams||54. O. Tate|
|23rd Player||65. J. Evans|
|Emergencies||58. K. Chalcraft||64. T. Pannucio||63. B. Worme|
|92. D Weigl||62. M Herbert||49. R. Abbott|