Roos' Daw likely to debut during clash against Collingwood

Majak Daw of the North Melbourne Kangaroos runs looks ahead uring the round one AFL NAB Cup match between the Richmond Tigers and the North Melbourne Kangaroos at Etihad Stadium on February 22, 2013 in Melbourne, Australia.
Majak Daw of the North Melbourne Kangaroos runs looks ahead uring the round one AFL NAB Cup match between the Richmond Tigers and the North Melbourne Kangaroos at Etihad Stadium on February 22, 2013 in Melbourne, Australia. Michael Dodge / Getty Images

KANGAROOS coach Brad Scott says exciting ruck/forward prospect Majak Daw is a strong chance to make his debut against Collingwood at Etihad Stadium on Sunday.

If selected, the 21-year-old would become the first Sudanese-born AFL player.

"There's not going to be a spot gifted to him, he's going to have to earn his spot in our best 22, but his development has just been fantastic," Scott said.

"We think he's an absolutely viable option. I'm not just using coaching clichés when I say he's in the mix. He's genuinely in the mix."

Recruits Ben Jacobs (Port) and Taylor Hine (Suns) could also debut against the Pies.


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