Launceston’s Thomas Bellchambers is in line for first hit-out of the season after being included in Essendon’s squad for Sunday’s JLT Community Series clash with Geelong in Colac.
Clarence’s Josh Green has also been included for the Bombers, with the Cats naming Jake Koldojashnij and Jackson Thurlow.
Dodges Ferry’s Jeremy Howe is also set for his first outing of 2018 after being named in Collingwood’s squad for its match with the Western Bulldogs alongside Burnie’s Brody Mihocek.
Brisbane has included Lauderdale’s Mitch Robinson, with Gold Coast naming Kade Kolodjashnij, Lachie Weller, Aaron Hall and Mackenzie Willis for their Sunday clash.
North Hobart’s Liam Jones will return to his home state when Carlton visits Hawthorn at Launceston’s UTas Stadium, alongside Tasmanian-born forward Levi Casboult.
Ulverstone’s Alex Pearce is in Fremantle’s squad for the Dockers’ clash with West Coast, but Burnie’s Brady Grey will miss due to injury.
Lauderdale’s Hugh Greenwood is in for Adelaide, while Launceston’s Tim Mohr was left out of the Greater Western Sydney side to face Sydney on Friday, but has been named as an emergency.
Meanwhile, Emma Humphries’ AFLW exile could be about to come to an end after being named in Melbourne’s squad for Sunday’s clash with Carlton at Ikon Park.
Ulverstone’s Brooke Patterson has been named on the half-back flank for the Dees, but Launceston’s Courtney Webb has been rested. Brittany Gibson and Jessica Wuetschner have been named for Brisbane.