By ZAC MILBANK
Friday 16 August
Norwood v Central District | Coopers Stadium | 7:20pm
Norwood coach Jarrod Cotton will be considering an unchanged line-up for the match against Central on Friday night.
With the Redlegs coming off an impressive 59-point win against Sturt at Unley, Cotton has added two players to the squad which got the job done in Round 16.
Emerging forward Cameron Taheny returns from college duty with Rostrevor while 19-year-old Sam Buckham, from Wudinna, has again made the extended interchange bench to potentially make his League debut.
F: Grigg, L. Johnston, Bampton
HF: A. Wilson, Shenton, J. Richards
C: Barry, Panos, Smart
HB: Hamilton, Talia, Wilkins
B: Z. Richards, Georgiou, McKenzie
R: Baulderstone, Gerloff, Stephens
INT: Nunn, Dawe, Bode, Taheny, Buckham
IN: Taheny, Buckham
D. Johnston, Szust, Fahlbusch-Moore, Di Stefano, Spence, Bower, Willhelm, Waters, Barnett, Hay, Crauford, Coles, Millman, Heard, Forster, J. Wilson, Pascoe, Olsson, Pedro, Saywell, Collins, Martin, Olds, Ball.
Murley, Joseph, Kent, Cavallaro, D. Trepka, Jones, M. Trepka, Kudra, Scott, Altomare, Gal, Murphy, Falco, Swanbury, Fairbrother, Minervini, Wells, Carroll, Lambropoulos, Roberts, Lake, Bartlett, Binder, Hearing.
Central District will have another RAA Rookie in its 21 to face Norwood on Friday night.
Torrens University SA U18 team utility Oliver Shaw has been named in the back pocket to make his Statewide Super League debut.
The 18-year-old from Tea Tree Gully FC, who measures in at 187cm and 84kg, is able to play a variety of roles for the Bulldogs.
Shaw has been joined in the 22-man squad by tall wingman Marcus Barreau.
Young defender Mitchell Payne couldn’t be considered due to concussion.
F: Menzel, Fort, Jenner
HF: Hoskin, Dahms, D. Pisani
C: Barreau, Jydon Neagle, East
HB: Goodrem, Patterson, Matthew Neagle
B: Shaw, Llewellyn, Habel
R: Marsh, J. Schiller, T. Schiller
INT: Durdin, Gillard, Montgomerie, Jaxon Neagle
IN: Barreau, Shaw
OUT: Payne (concussion)
Auckland, Billing, Cotgrove, J. Furnell, S. Furnell, Haydon, John, Lange, Mahoney, McKenzie, O’Brien, O’Gorman, Ortiz, F. Pisani, Rigney, Sheppard, Stephenson, Walter, Weaver, White.
Carreno, Ponton, Thomson, Evans, Grubb, Price, Tidswell, Barilla, Cannizzaro, Marsden, Wilson, Robins, Falland, DeJonge, Bristow, Lehman, Arnold, Stevens, Milera, Linke, Helmers, Welch.
Saturday 17 August
Glenelg v West Adelaide | ACH Group Stadium | 1:10pm
Glenelg has regained a silky-skilled midfielder for its last home game of the season against West Adelaide on Saturday.
Marlon Motlop will play his first game since July 27 after missing the Tigers’ last contest against North due to work commitments.
The former Rooster has been named at half-forward in the 23-man squad while Todd Slade and Alex Martini have been listed on the five-man extended interchange bench.
Launceston recruit Rulla Kelly-Mansell has been sent back to the Reserves after making his League debut in Round 16.
Experienced wingman Carl Nicholson has been named to make his return in the seconds after overcoming an Achilles complaint.
F: Virgin, McBean, Close
HF: Motlop, Reynolds, Gregson
C: Scharenberg, Snook, Gould
HB: Joseph, Curran, Schott
B: Bradley, Proud, Agnew
R: White, McCarthy, Partington
INT: Slade, Martini, Betterman, Bailey, Le Cornu
IN: Motlop, Slade, Martini
Boyle, Carmody, Carney, Davis, L. Edwards, Holyoak, Kelly-Mansell, Koster, Kuller, Lovelock, McDermott, Nicholson, Park, Sawford, Schreiber, Searle, Sumner, Symonds, Weir, Wisdom, Yates.
F: Slade, Sigal, W. Schreiber
HF: Horsnell, Grimes, Wright
C: Murphy, Dean, Beaumont
HB: Dowdell, Strickland, Owen
B: O’Loughlin, Hawson, Jones
R: Emmett, Liambis, Weir
INT: Castine, McManus, Wanganeen, Parr
EMG: B. Edwards, Window, Kaesler, Durant
West Adelaide could take an unchanged line-up into its contest against Glenelg on Saturday.
Premiership defender Errin Wasley-Black and strongly-built utility Aaron Anderson have been added to the Bloods’ 23-man squad.
Both have been added to the five-man interchange bench with Anderson coming off a solid performance in the Reserves which yielded 21 disposals, eight tackles and a goal.
F: Kirk, Cleeland, Schmidt
HF: Karpany, Thilthorpe, Willsmore
C: Batley, C. Fairlie, Waite
HB: Hill, Keough, Levicki
B: Agostino, Ryan, Dunkin
R: Parrella, H. Haysman, K. Stevens
INT: Anderson, Laube, Wasley-Black, P. Fairlie, L. Evans
IN: Wasley-Black, Anderson
Hupfeld, G.Turner, R. Stevens, Inglis, Gallaway, Lynch, Wooldridge, Johnson, Majok, Caruso, Bentley, Noonan, Morrish, Gutsche, Rana, May, Chamberlain, Sinderberry, Sareen, Moore, G. Haysman.
Pridham, Desira, Ebert, Laudato, Brauer, Westley, Bailye, Fielke, Sherlock, Heitmann, Wooldridge, Morelli, Van den Berg, Nunan, Nield, Kennedy, Gilbert, Stakic, Sareen, Henty-Smith, Groom, Pederick, Boughen, Hannagan.
Sunday 18 August
Sturt v Port Adelaide | Peter Motley Oval | 2:10pm
Sturt has named a premiership defender despite an injury cloud ahead of its contest against Port on Sunday.
Reliable backman Tom Harms was unable to complete the Round 16 match against Norwood after leaving the field early in the fourth term with an elbow ailment.
Fellow medium-sized defender Rory Illman has been included on a five-man extended interchange bench as the most likely inclusion should Harms be a late withdrawal.
Nippy goal sneak Jack Penfold and utility Joel Thiele have also been named in the Double Blues’ 23-man squad.
Backman Will Coomblas was relegated to the Reserves.
F: M. Evans, Read, J. Hone
HF: Sutcliffe, Patullo, Riley
C: Slimming, Colquhoun, Crocker
HB: Sumner, Stephens, Harms
B: Carey, F. Evans, Edmonds
R: Fahey-Sparks, Kirkwood, Battersby
INT: Illman, Greenslade, Pearce, Penfold, Thiele
IN: Penfold, Thiele, Illman
T. Hone, Thornton, Richards, Condon, Hough, Trenorden, Weeks, Parker-Boers, Grivell, How, Coombe, Voss, Page, Lochowiak, Grieve, Munn, Armiento, Coomblas, Mitchell, Allan, Fahey.
F: Z. Parker-Boers, Smith, J. Ferrari
HF: Thomas, Ferres, Crane
C: Britten-Jones, Fahey, Wingard
HB: Starr, Matteucci, Grieve
B: Z. Grivell, Durack, Fryer
R: Zevenboom, Harradine, Liddy
INT: Howe, Opperman, Evans, May
EMG: Willsmore, Berry, Swiderski
Port Adelaide’s captain will return as it seeks to nail a top-three berth against Sturt on Sunday.
Former Docker Cam Sutcliffe will play his first SANFL match since Round 12 after a stint with the Power in the AFL.
Sutcliffe has been joined in the Magpies’ 25-man squad by ruckman Sam Hayes and SANFL-contracted pair Jack Strange and Dallas Hill.
F: Frampton, Howard, Johnson
HF: Farrell, Motlop, Woodcock
C: Pudney, Atley, Mayes
HB: Hewett, Frederick, Lienert
B: Garner, McKenzie, Grundy
R: Hayes, Trengove, Drew
INT: Lycett, Sutcliffe, Strange, Davidson, Elsworthy, Appleton, Hill
IN: Sutcliffe, Hayes, Strange, Hill
South Adelaide v North Adelaide | Flinders University Stadium | 2:10pm
South Adelaide has elevated a key position utility for its do-or-die clash with North on Sunday.
Victor Harbor product Jesse McKinnon has been named in the forward pocket after starring in the Reserves last round.
One of four inclusions, McKinnon racked up 28 disposals, nine clearances and two goals in the Panthers’ Round 16 seconds win against Central.
The son of West Adelaide great Robbie McKinnon has been joined in South’s 25-man squad by ruckman Cam McGree, and fleet-footed pair Luke Bogle and Mark Noble.
F: Wilkinson, Overall, McKinnon
HF: Heaslip, Whittlesea, Liddle
C: Milsom, Cross, Irra
HB: Haines, Summerton, Rose
B: Biemans, Crabb, Brown
R: Cailotto, Davis, Karpany
INT: Sampson, Haren, McGree, Fitt, Coleman, Bogle, Noble
IN: McKinnon, McGree, Bogle, Noble
Arnold, Badger, Baker, Beeche, Colwell, Davies, Emery, Fitzgerald, Illingworth, Juckers, Kappler, Kennedy, Loneragan, Moffa, Snelling, Tucker, Whitbread.
F: Riddle, Sladojevic, Barrett
HF: Hamilton, Ryan, Nye
C: Birt, Clifton, Cook
HB: Kernahan, Douglass, Flett
B: Little, Spacie, Draper
R: Freitag, Sweetman, Oliver
INT: Sampson, Kraemer, Copley, Williams, Bahnisch, Inthavong, Brown
A premiership utility will play his first League game for the season against South on Sunday.
Sam McInerney, who has had his campaign curtailed by a groin complaint, has been named at half-forward after playing two matches in the Reserves.
The 23-year-old has been joined in the 23-man squad by former captain Mitch Clisby, who has overcome a hamstring injury.
Impressive key-position prospect Dyson Hilder has been listed to start in the back pocket while Dakota Nixon returns to the extended interchange bench.
Emerging wingman Mason Neagle has been sidelined by a leg complaint while Luke Wharton has been sent back to the Reserves.
F: Szekely, Harvey, Hender
HF: Spina, Laurie, McInerney
C: Allmond, Tropiano, Jarman
HB: Minervini, Smith, Keller
B: Hilder, C. Craig, Clisby
R: A. Barns, T. Schwarz, Combe
INT: Miller, Nixon, Olekalns, J. Schwarz, Slee
IN: Clisby, Hilder, McInerney, Nixon
OUT: Neagle (Leg), Wharton
Neade, Kirk, Wharton, Aldridge, Verity, Deep, C.Barns, J.Craig, Lower, Blair, Agorastos, Nance, Campbell, Ginever, Rigney, Bowman, Langley, Flanagan, Hodges, Robinson.
F: Manning, Coates, Newchurch
HF: Hill, Robinson, Byrne
C: Osborne, Magor, Scott
HB: Antorbus, Akker, Simon
B: Ok, Vasey, Daniell
R: Hart, Dinning, L. Borg
INT: McKenzie, Z. Santillo, M. Borg, Willis, O’Loughlin, McTaggart, Jordan, Harrison
Eagles v Adelaide | Maughan Thiem Kia Oval | 2:10pm
Woodville-West Torrens will be without its first-choice ruckman for the encounter with Adelaide on Sunday.
Former Power giant Jarrad Redden was unable to prove his fitness due to an ankle injury, leaving the centre square duties to Jordan West.
Tall utilities Joe Heinjus and Jake Weidemann have been added to the 25-man squad while Jake Comitogianni has also been included.
Veteran James Boyd has overcome his hamstring strain while journeyman Ben Nason could play his first League game for the Eagles after previously lining up with Richmond, Central District and Glenelg.
F: Petrenko, Von Bertouch, Rowe
HF: Poole, J. Hayes, Moore
C: Sharrad, Lewis, N. Hayes
HB: Goldsworthy, Thompson, Lee
B: Westbrook, Giuffreda, Rowland
R: West, Lonergan, Foote
INT: Boyd, Comitogianni, Heinjus, Mead, Nason, Schmusch, Weidemann
IN: Boyd, Comitogianni, Nason, Heinjus, Weidemann,
OUT: J. Redden (ankle)
Frederick, J. Gaffney, C. Gaffney, Cook, E. Miller, X. Redden, Wehr, Brill, Bruce, Morgan, McPherson, Jones, Michael, McLeod, Hoile, Schoenberg, Coff, Pedler.
F: Jackson, R. Williams, Buck
HF: Kasianowicz, Pearce, Poulter
C: Godden, Z. Williams, McCann
HB: Dawkins, Francis, Gaze
B: J. Burgoyne, McNeilly, Mullins
R: H. Smith, Hoile, Barnett
INT: Brownlie, Kennedy, Lock, Scott, Ueding, Watson
Adelaide has added youthful speed and experienced defenders for its game against the Eagles on Sunday.
Pacy pair Rory Atkins and Chayce Jones return to the SANFL line-up, with Atkins playing his first Statewide Super League game since Round 13 last year.
Veteran Andy Otten and former cricketer Alex Keath have been named across the full-back line, with the latter recovering from an ankle injury.
Hard-running Paul Seedsman has been called upon for AFL duty while Lachie Ryan was omitted.
F: Greenwood, Jenkins, Stengle
HF: Wright, Himmelberg, Poholke
C: Davis, Gallucci, Atkins
HB: Sholl, Butts, Hamill
B: Merrett, Otten, Keath
R: Strachan, Wilson, Jones
INT: Boyle, Davey, Hutchesson, McAdam, Seymour
IN: Atkins, Jones, Keath, Otten
OUT: Seedsman (AFL), Ryan