DARWIN, AUSTRALIA - JULY 07: Jack Viney of the Demons handballs during the round 16 AFL match between the Melbourne Demons and the Fremantle Dockers at TIO Stadium on July 7, 2018 in Darwin, Australia. (Photo by Michael Dodge/Getty Images)

The Demons have made a late change ahead of their clash with the Western Bulldogs at the MCG on Saturday afternoon.

Co-captain Jack Viney has been withdrawn from the game, suffering from a stress injury to his toe. There is no fracture or confirmation of when he will be back in action.

it is the same toe injury that hampered Viney earlier in the season.

Forward Mitch Hannah will replace the skipper in the Dees 22.

The Dogs will go in as named.