The remaining Round 5 Statewide Super League, Reserves teams are in, with two games to be played on Saturday ahead of a blockbuster between Sturt and South on Sunday.
Saturday April 27
Central District v Adelaide | X Convenience Oval | 1.10pm
Central District could regain a promising midfielder when it hosts Adelaide on Saturday.
Brendan Dew, who has missed the past two matches with a knee injury, has been recalled to the Bulldogs’ 22-man squad.
The year-old has been listed on the four-man extended interchange bench which must be trimmed by one before the bounce.
Bulldogs ball magnet Travis Schiller will play his 100th Statewide Super League match after making his debut in Round 1 2014.
F: Menzel, Stephenson, Auckland
HF: Hoskin, Hanna, Goodrem
C: Gillard, Jydon Neagle, Matt Neagle
HB: J. Schiller, Madden, Weaver
B: Jenner, Fort, Habel
R: Marsh, Presbury, T. Schiller
INT: Dew, O’Gorman, Ortiz, D. Pisani
Barreau, Burton, Cotgrove, East, Falkenberg, S. Furnell, Haydon, Llewellyn, Mahoney, McKenzie, McLean, Montgomerie, Jaxon Neagle, Payne, F. Pisani, Rigney, Sheppard, Slade, Smit, Spence, Theodorakopoulos, M. White.
Adelaide will gain plenty of creativity when it has a classy forward make his team debut against Central on Saturday.
Former Sturt goalsneak Shane McAdam has been listed to start on the wing as he prepares for his first Statewide Super League game for the Crows after overcoming a calf injury.
McAdam has been joined by promising first-year players Ned McHenry and Chayce Jones as well as Jordan Gallucci and development player Billy Hayes.
RAA Rookie James Mathews won’t be afforded the opportunity to back up his eye-catching debut after injuring his adductor while Myles Pholke was rewarded for his stunning first half against the Panthers, with his final stat line reading 30 disposals, eight marks, four goals and five clearances.
F: Stengle, Strachan, Wright
HF: McHenry, Jenkins, Davis
C: McAdam, Wilson, Boyle
HB: Butts, Fogarty, Sholl
B: Hamill, Otten, Latchford
R: Hunter, Jones, Gallucci
INT: Billy Hayes, Hutchesson, Press, Matt Merrett, Johnson
IN: Gallucci, McAdam, McHenry, Jones, Billy Hayes
OUT: Poholke (AFL), James Mathews (adductor), Ryan
Eagles v Port Adelaide | Maughan Thiem Kia Oval | 2.10pm
Woodville-West Torrens will be without two premiership players for the must-win clash with Port on Saturday.
Veteran pair Scott Lewis (hamstring) and Matthew Goldsworthy (quad) were deemed unfit to face the Magpies.
Four players have been included in the 23-man squad with first-year coach Sam Lonergan yet to make any unforced changes despite losing three matches in succession.
Ruck pair Jarrad Redden and Jordan West have been named on the extended interchange bench while fellow inclusions Joe Heinjus (full back) and Nick Hayes (half-forward) are in the starting 18.
Jack Gaffney will play his 50th Statewide Super League match since making his debut in Round 3 2016.
F: Rowe, Lonergan, Sharrad
HF: N. Hayes, J. Hayes, Haylock
C: Johansen, Foote, Hall
HB: Toumpas, Thompson, J. Gaffney
B: Rowland, Heinjus, Giuffreda
R: Von Bertouch, Firns, Petrenko
INT: J. Redden, West, Sinor, Boyd, Weidemann
IN: Weidemann, Heinjus, N. Hayes, J. Redden
OUT: Lewis (hamstring), Goldsworthy (quad)
Comitogianni, Nason, Lee, C. Gaffney, Cook, E. Miller, Schmusch, X. Redden, Wehr, House, Brill, Bruce, J. Miller, Morgan, Guilhaus, Davis, Michael, Moore, McLeod, Langcake, Armfield.
Port Adelaide will welcome back its captain for the encounter against the Eagles on Saturday.
Former Fremantle defender Cam Sutcliffe has overcome the hamstring strain he suffered against South Adelaide in Round 2.
He has been joined in the Magpies’ team by ruckman Billy Frampton – who has served a two-match ban from the SANFL Match Review Panel – and former Eagle Jack Elsworthy.
The Magpies will still add the emergencies from the Power squad while Tobin Cox (hamstring) couldn’t be considered due to injury.
F: Farrell, Ladhams, Pudney
HF: Mead, Davidson, Woodcock
C: Mayes, Atley, Frederick
HB: Hewett, McKenzie, Elsworthy
B: Garner, Grundy, Sutcliffe
R: Frampton, Trengove, Motlop
IN: Sutcliffe, Frampton, Elsworthy
OUT: Amon (AFL), Johnson (AFL), Lienert (AFL), Broadbent (AFL), Cox (hamstring), Edwards
Sunday April 28
Sturt v South Adelaide | Peter Motley Oval | 2.10pm
Sturt is poised to unleash an athletic youngster against South on Saturday.
Utility Mihail Lochowiak (19, 186cm and 86kg) has been included in the Double Blues 23-man squad after booting five goals for the Reserves on Good Friday.
A member of last year’s victorious SA U18 team, Lochowiak has been named on a five-man extended interchange bench with fellow inclusion Daniel Fahey-Sparks.
2018 P.T Morton Medallist Tom Harms returns to the half-back flank in a boost to Sturt’s defensive unit.
Tall utility Henry Voigt has been sent back to the Reserves.
F: J. Hone, Sutcliffe, Greenslade
HF: M. Evans, Munn, Sumner
C: Slimming, Colquhoun, Crocker
HB: Harms, Stephens, Pearce
B: F. Evans, Coomblas, Carey
R: Patullo, Kirkwood, Riley
INT: Dodd, Lochowiak, Condon, Battersby, Fahey-Sparks
IN: Lochowiak, Fahey-Sparks, Harms
T. Hone, Armiento, Samblich, Penfold, Laycock, Wildman, Clifford, Stuart, Illman, Wills, Voigt, Allan, Mitchell, Richards, Thornton, Voss, Grieve, Edmonds, Thiele, Wallace.
South Adelaide will blood two local products in its match against Sturt on Sunday.
Morphett Vale’s Lee Hoey (25, 179cm and 80kg) and Pooraka’s Brett Kennedy (20, 181cm and 73kg) have both been named in the Panthers’ starting 18.
Kennedy will start in the forward pocket while Hoey will be at the other end in the back pocket while Ben Heaslip and Jaidan Kappler have also been recalled to the 23-man squad.
Impressive goal sneak Darnell Tucker is unavailable due to the SA AFL Academy camp while Kyle Emery was relegated to the Reserves.
F: Kennedy, Overall, Whittelsea
HF: Fitt, Cailotto, Karpany
C: Irra, Cross, Noble
HB: Haines, Summerton, Brown
B: Rose, Crabb, Hoey
R: Knoll, Davis, Liddle
INT: Haren, Heaslip, Kappler, Sampson, McKinnon
IN: Hoey, Kennedy, Heaslip, Kappler
OUT: Tucker (SA U18 AFL Academy), Emery
Badger, Baker, Beeche, Beenham, Coleman, Colwell, Elmes, Emery, Fairlie, Grimley, Hall, Juckers, Lovering, Manuel, McGree, Mills, Milsom, Snelling, Whitbread,
Grubb, Hughes, Ponton, East, Graetz, Fiebiger, Cowham, Smith, McCabe, Milera, Xanthopoulos, Tippins, Evans, DeJong, Cannizzaro, Richard, Marsden, Thomson, Stevens, Lehman.
F: McManus, Ross, Woolford
HF: Wilfred, Holder, Grosser
C: Weir, Wormald, Beaumont
HB: Schreiber, Strickland, Porter
B: Boag, Hawson, Drum
R: Fraser, Carter, Pedlar
INT: Slade, Bonutto, Robins, H. McRae, Carmody, Harry, Jones
F: Newchurch, Robinson, Manning
HF: Bernardi, Dowling, Byrne
C: Scott, Murphy, Crompton
HB: Akker, Vasey, Osborne
B: Antrobus, Daniell, Coates
R: Stroud, L. Borg, Dinning
INT: N. Borg, Nance, Freer, Marshall, Hodges, Ok
Belperio, Nelligan, Morris, Cavallaro, Trepka, Kudra, Schwerdt, Saunders, Lanzoni, Murphy, Falco, Tranfa, Fairbrother, C. Higgins, Warton, Carroll, J. Higgins, Roberts, Ianniello, Carbone, Porter, Bartlett, Carey, Duke, Hearing.
F: Riddle, Ryan, Fitzgerald
HF: Oliver, Read, Nye
C: Spicer, Clifton, Sweetman
HB: Pettiford, Spacie, Kernahan
B: Ausin, Bastian, Jones
R: Williams, Sampson, Lippett
INT: Hamilton, Kraemer, Flett, Barter, Hindes
F: Hugh Ferrari, Ferres, Doyle
HF: Holland, Durack, Kennett
C: Fahey, Powell, Hough
HB: Carruthers, Borlase, How
B: Walter, Paddick, Weeks
R: Zevenboom, Allan, Liddy
INT: Kitto, Sims, Crane, Starr
EMG: Adams, May, Harradine, Twelftree-Conor
Ebert, Pearce, Brauer, Westley, Plate, Stakic, Kelly, Fielke, Heitmann, Wooldridge, Morelli, Forbes, Nunan, Chamberlain, Nield, Laudato, Kelsh, De Cesare, Sareen, Henty-Smith, Groom, Bock, Neal, Van den Berg, Talbot, Boughen.
F: Kennedy, Phillips, Scott
HF: Jackson, Pearce, Francis
C: Frederick, Dawkins, Poulter
HB: Carter, Jones, Lock
B: C. Smith, McNeilly, Buck
R: Dorian, Arriola, Barnett
INT: Brownlie, Gaze, Hayes, Kerruish, McCann, Nicholas
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