A number of colds around Windsor Park could cruel Launceston ahead of its top-of-the-table TSLW clash with Clarence on Sunday.
The illnesses and niggly injuries have forced Blues coach Angela Dickson to name an extended bench.
"It's kind of running through our team at the moment," Dickson said.
"We'll give them right up to the last minute to see whether or not they're able to get up."
Chloe Haines, Chanette Thuringer and Brooke Thurlow have been selected for Amy Halaby, Molly Clark and Danica Corcoran - for now.
Camilla Taylor returns for her first game in a year from a knee injury. But Courtney Stanley will miss the next four weeks with damage to the AC joint in her shoulder.
North Launceston loses Mikaela Cairns to concussion while Shaleah Burrows was hurt at training this week.
Briana Hinkley joins them on the outer for Saturday's home match against Tigers.
Coach Dean Smith has brought in Bombers teen trio Lucy Sulzberger, Ella Jones and Alexandra Anderson.
"We want to try and get some experience in and get that balance right, but this week we don't have a choice - it's who's available," Smith said.
"We'll put the faith in our girls because they've done the work."