By ZAC MILBANK
Norwood will have at least five new faces to confront Port at The Parade.
Impressive young Tasmanian forward Jackson Callow will start at full forward while former Redleg junior Jacob Kennerley will use his running power through the midfield.
Fos Williams Medallist Michael Knoll will lead the ruck while star veteran Paul Puopolo plays his first league game since the 2010 Grand Final out of a forward pocket.
F: Wagner, Callow, Puopolo
HF: Hamilton, Boyd, Douglas
C: Barry, Grigg, McKenzie
HB: Z. Richards, Heard, Saywell
B: Ball, Collins, Shenton
R: Knoll, Kennerley, Nunn
INT: Pedro, Rokahr, Spence, Nelligan
EMG: Bampton, Gerloff, J. Richards
NEW: Harry Boyd (Shepparton), Jackson Callow (North Launceston), Jacob Kennerley (Geelong), Tom Wagner (Payneham), Michael Knoll (Sydney)
Irra, Bampton, Carroll, Bower, Buckham, Larkins, Vardenaga, Pascoe, Wilkins, J. Richards, Hearing, Gerloff, Tranfa, Cavallaro, Binder, Schwerdt, Duke, Morris, Murley, Trepka, Higgins, Warton
Walls, Bishop, Hyde, Joseph, Jones-Bobridge, Gale, Gal, Lord, Rahui, Kent, Cristancig, Richardson, Charlton, Verrall, Capurso, Minervini, Kemp, Michalanney, Ianniello, Bordon, Dnistriansky, Boxer, Foster, Pitt, Bowman, Lake, Dickeson
Port Adelaide will have several League debutants for its return to SANFL action against Norwood on Thursday night.
Father-son Taj Schofield and Victorian draftee Ollie Lord will be among those playing their first game at SANFL League level.
Key forward Luke Surman is poised to confront his old teammates after departing The Parade for Alberton during summer.
Several AFL-listed players will be sent back to the Magpies squad before the bounce on Thursday evening.
F: Aldridge, Lord, Moore
HF: Burgoyne, Surman, Weidemann
C: Schofield, Williams, Wildman
HB: Corcoran, Frederick, Westbrook
B: Garner, Edwards, Lienert
R: Hayes, Sutcliffe, Mayes
INT: Sareen, Strange, Appleton, Carter
South has injected a blend of youth and experience to play against Adelaide.
Former Crow Bryce Gibbs will play against his former teammates inside the centre square while journeyman spearhead Daniel Nobes (26, 200cm and 114kg) will make his SANFL debut after playing with Christies Beach and Waikerie.
Forward Jake Tarca returns to Noarlunga after a stint on Geelong’s list while tall forward Sam Skinner has been named at centre half-forward after his AFL career with Brisbane was hampered by knee injuries.
Kangaroo Island bigman Damon Freitag will play his first League game when he leads the ruck.
Tall utility Alex Cailotto will play his 100th League game.
F; Fitt, Nobes, Cross
HF: Tarca, Skinner, Schwarz
C: Sampson, Gibbs, Milsom
HB: Haines, Haren, Broadbent
B: Loneragan, Summerton, Brown
R: Freitag, Heaslip, Rose
INT: Cailotto, Horne, Kappler, Bogle, Wilkinson, Biemans
NEW: Jake Tarca (Geelong), Daniel Nobes (Christies Beach), Damon Freitag (Wisanger), Sam Skinner (Brisbane), Bryce Gibbs (Adelaide)
Clifton, Coleman, Douglass, Dumesny, Elsworthy, Flett, Gaden, Juckers, Kraemer, Lovering, Machin, McKinnon, Megins, Nye, O’Neill, Spacie, Tucker, Turner, Whitbread. EMG – Lippett, Davies
Brown, Mitton, Bradley, Kirkland, Rogers, Birt, Hogg, Hayes, Jones, Hoeck, Duncan, Roberts, Smith, Daniell, Galliford, Le Raye, Bottroff, Miller, Worthley, Draper, Cockshell, Marshall, Verrall, Treloar
Adelaide will have the services of a former Richmond midfielder, who will make his debut against South.
Former Tiger Daniel Jackson, who played 156 AFL matches, will line-up with the Crows’ SANFL side in his role as Leadership Development Manager.
The 34-year-old has been named to start in the forward pocket while No.2 draft pick Riley Thilthorpe is listed on a wing.
Captain Matthew Wright is on the other wing while former GWS and Central District midfielder Jackson Hately starts in the centre.
F: Jackson, J. Mathews, Clarke
HF: Clamp, Borlase, Merrett
C: Wright, Hately, Thilthorpe
HB: Latchford, Davis, Newchurch
B: L. Mathews, Marshman, McAsey
R: Strachan, Boyle, O’Connor
NEW: Tariek Newchurch (North Adelaide), Fisher McAsey (AFL), Riley Clamp (Strathalbyn), Lachlan Mathews (McLaren), Baliey Marshman (Reynella), Ronin O’Connor (AFL), Oliver Clarke (Prince Alfred OC), Jay Boyle (Brighton), Daniel Jackson (Richmond)
Central fans will get their first look at forward line recruits Aiden Grace and Tom Graham against North.
The pair have been named across half-forward with the Bulldogs, with another three players potentially to debut against the Roosters.
Former Glenelg defender Dylan Morton will play as a key backman while hard-running midfielder Harry Grant is expected to find plenty of the ball when he’s injected into the game.
Local product Rhys Cannizzaro (19, 188cm and 90kg) could also make his debut after progressing through the ranks at Nuriootpa.
F: Gillard, Hoskin, Mclean
HF: Barreau, Graham, Grace
C: East, T. Schiller, Olsson
HB: Habel, Morton, M. Neagle
B: Weaver, Fort, Montgomerie
R: Marsh, J. Schiller, Kelly
INT: Dahms, Boyd, Dew, Grant, Cannizzaro, D. Pisani, Haydon, Patterson, Presbury
NEW: Harry Grant (GWS Academy), Aiden Grace (Glenorchy), Tom Graham (Oakleigh Chargers), Dylan Morton (Glenelg), Rhys Cannizzaro (Nuriootpa)
Lellman, Nason, Sutton, Carpenter, Templeton, Richard, Shaw, Cowham, Hill, Coff, O’Brien, Iles, Brown, Hollamby, Alleer, Thomson, Hart, Grubb, Ryan, Rigney, Scott, Kennedy
Dudley, Ross, Wilson, Ratcliff, Copperstone, Clements, Reed, S. Linke, Krieg, Penrose, Pyman, Kalleske, Mondello, Nelson, Carreno, T. Linke, Evans, Whitelum, Borlace, McDonald, Akur, Gilchrist, Tuck, McCabe, Hahn, Poulton
North will unleash two new defenders for the clash with Central District.
Former Glenelg backman Sam Davis and untried BSR product Lachie Wilsdon have been named to start against the Tigers.
Star recruit Aaron Young has been named to play in the centre square.
Premiership forward Keenan Ramsey will play his 100th League match.
F: Hender, Hilder, LeBois
HF: Jarman, Harvey, W. Combe
C: Wigg, C. Combe, Szekely
HB: Spina, Wilsdon, Allmond
B: Davis, C. Craig, Miller
R: Barns, Moore, A. Young
INT: Ramsey, Schwarz, Nixon, Clisby, Smith, Chalmers
NEW: Sam Davis (Glenelg), Lachie Wilsdon (Brinkworth Spalding Redhill)
Neade, R. Young, Hewett, Bowman, Magor, Parsons, Neagle, Rigney, Minervini, Langley, Craig, McInerney, Goudman-Glasson, Byrne, Slee, Rusca, Eberhard, Hann, Coates, Russell, Freer, Davison, Millar, Mercovich
F: Dignan, Keeler, Santillo
HF: Rypstra, Froling, McNamara
C: McTaggart, Jackson, Wissmann
HB: O’Loughlin, Bennier, Turner
B: Montgomery, Jackson-Martin, Wilsdon
R: Moors, Harrison, Blacker
INT: Tindale, White, Saint, Woodward, Mulady, Francou, Scadden, Sherman, Nolan, Pitt
A new-look Woodville-West Torrens outfit will begin its premiership defence against Sturt.
With at least five premiership players needing to be replaced, the Eagles have added the Menzel brothers with Troy starting on a wing and Daniel deep in attack.
Former Crow Riley Knight will start in the centre square alongside big-bodied Essendon signing Kobe Mutch.
Mitchell Mead, who won the Bob Lee Medal as best afield in last year’s Reserves Grand Final, will make his League debut for the Eagles after playing in 14 League games for Port Adelaide.
F: Lonergan, D. Menzel, Poole
HF: Hayes, Von Bertouch, Cameron
C: Tsitas, K. Mutch, T. Menzel
HB: Seymour, Thompson, Toumpas
B: McFarlane, Giuffreda, Mead
R: West, Sinor, Knight
INT: Firns, Hardie, Kerrish, Lehmann, Jungfer, Rowland, Pudney
NEW: Troy Menzel (Central District), Daniel Menzel (Central District), Clay Cameron (Redland), Kobe Mutch (Essendon), Riley Knight (Adelaide), Mitchell Mead (Port Adelaide SANFL), Dane McFarlane (Werribee), Sebastian Kerrish (Glenelg), Rory Lehmann (Vermont), Mitchell Hardie (Canberra Demons)
Comitogianni, Mills, Moore, Lee, Beecken, R Mutch, Schmusch, Williams, Bruce, Gaffney, Sharman, Morgan, Dawkins, Pearce, Michael, McLeod, Hoile, Buck, Litster, Kasianowicz, Jackson, Wheare
F: D’Aloia, Lukac, Dwyer
HF: Nicholls, Cooke, Pearce
C: Launer, Calvett, Watson
HB: Thomson, Williams, Barkla
B: Mitzithras, Ueding, Neumann
R: Hunter-Price, Phillipou, Carter
INT: Branford, Goldie, Harnas, Mansell, Murphy, O’Reilly, Pitman, B. Schwartz
Sturt’s star recruit Patrick Wilson has been named to start in the centre against the Eagles.
The former Crow hurt his shoulder in the trial match against Central last Friday night but appears set to play for the Double Blues for the first time since the 2016 Grand Final.
Wingman Josh Shute could play his first League game after featuring in 15 Reserves appearances last year, having played his junior games with Walkerville FC
F: J. Hone, Davis, Patullo
HF: Kirkwood, Evans, Lewis
C: Slimming, Wilson, Crocker
HB: Page, Wundke, Voss
B: Illman, Edmonds, Grivell
R: Fahey-Sparks, Battersby, McEntee
INT: Johnson, Trenorden, Houlahan, Carey, Shute, Penfold, Thiele
NEW: Josh Shute (Walkerville)
Burrows, Braidwood, T. Hone, Bristow, Crane, Allan, Dakin, Liddy, Wingard, DeZylva, Smith, Walter, Parker-Boers, Grundy, Coomblas, Richards, Cock, A. Lochowiak, How, Doyle, Taylor, Armiento, Grieve
F: Lochowiak, Packer, Bishop
HF: Davies, Ferres, Taylor
C: Tucker, Jefferies, Tidemann
HB: Hein, Fryer, Becker
B: Felton, Fidge, Torode
R: Thredgold, Spain, Sadler
INT: Aish, Read, Dwyer, Gibson
EMG: Byun, Houston
Glenelg has included its three tall recruits to confront West on Saturday evening.
Former Swan Toby Pink starts in attack while former Kangaroos Sam Durdin and Lachie Hosie will also line up in the starting 18 for the Bays.
Ex-West midfielder Brett Turner is at half-forward while home-grown juniors Cooper Horsnell, Brady Searle and Liam Wisdom are all in the mix to make their League debut.
F: Motlop, McBean, Hosie
HF: Reynolds, Pink, B. Turner
C: Park, Partington, Allen
HB: Martini, Durdin, Virgin
B: Bradley, Curran, Proud
R: Hannath, Snook, Bailey
INT: Stretch, Kluske, Kuller, Wisdom, Yates, Horsnell, Searle
NEW: Toby Pink (Sydney Swans), Sam Durdin (North Melbourne), Brett Turner (West Adelaide), Liam Wisdom (Plympton), Brady Searle (Plympton), Cooper Horsnell (Henley)
Chandler, Weir, Cole, Wright, Condon, Dowling, Edwards, G. Turner, Holder, Kitschke, McCarthy, McDonnell, Minchin, Moore, Murphy, Newman, Robins, Scharenberg, Schott, Wanganeen
Tunkin, Window, Lovelock, Stagg, Gluyas, Nicotra, Durant, Scannell, Owens, Edwards, Brokensha, Wolfenden, Trevena, McInnes, Burtt, Rayson, Charlick, Wiseman, Harding, McGary, Watts, Adams, Dewhirst, Kaeslar, Porter
West Adelaide could have as many as nine debutants as it begins life under new coach Brad Gotch against Glenelg.
Former AFL-listed pair Kieran Lovell (Hawthorn) and Tom Murphy (North Melbourne) are in the 25-man squad which must be trimmed by three before the bounce.
Athletic 20-year-old from Goodwood Saints, Angus Rana (200cm and 85kg) will make his League debut starting in the ruck.
F: Gore, Keough, McKenzie
HF: I. Johnson, Beech, Karpany
C: Haysman, J. Stevens, Boyle
HB: Murphy, Sinderberry, May
B: Hill, Ryan, Duval
R: Rana, Lovell, Maguire
INT: Koster, Cleeland, Dunkin, Ellem, Waite, Redfern, Schiller
NEW: Josh Gore (Gold Coast Academy), Kieran Lovell (Kingborough Tigers), Mitchell Maguire (Canberra Demons), Matthew McKenzie (St Albans), Tom Murphy (North Melbourne), Angus Rana (Goodwood Saints), Luke Redfern (Coolamon Rovers), Joel Stevens (Waratahs), Angus Rana (Goodwood Saints)
C. Allan, E. Allan, Anderson, Babic, Batley, Chamberlain, Elliot, C. Fairlie, P. Fairlie, Fejo, Gordon, J. Johnson, Kirk, Laudato, Levicki, Meline, Morrish, Rundle, Sherlock, Steele, Taverner, Taylor, Wilson
Bunworth, Martin, Pridham, Obst, Burbridge, Ryan, Kennedy, Desira, Higham, McCormick, Eagleton, Baker, Baltagie, Thackeray, Coe, Scully, Watts, Young, Singleton, Byrne, Steene, Satanek, Roberts, Barnett, Lemmey