MELBOURNE, AUSTRALIA - MAY 11: Jarryd Roughead of the Hawks leads his team up the race during the 2018 AFL round eight match between the Hawthorn Hawks and the Sydney Swans at the Melbourne Cricket Ground on May 11, 2018 in Melbourne, Australia. (Photo by Adam Trafford/AFL Media/Getty Images)

Hawthorn have made a late change ahead of their blockbuster clash with the Cats today at the MCG.

Skipper Jarryd Roughead has pulled out with an ankle injury and has been replaced by big man Marc Pittonet.

Roughead will miss his first game in nearly two seasons, while Pittonet is set to play his first game for season 2018 and the fourth of his career.

The Cats will go in as named.