Cancer survivor Sam Rowe could make his maiden appearance for St Kilda in Sunday's AFL clash with North Melbourne at Blundstone Arena.
Rowe, who was diagnosed with testicular cancer while at Carlton in 2012, has been named in St Kilda's extended 26-man squad.
The 31-year-old will find out on Friday whether he has made the final cut, along with fellow inclusions Jack Newnes, David Armitage, Nathan Brown,
Rowe joined the Saints in March after Dylan Roberton announced he would miss the 2019 season due to a heart condition.
The key defender notched 99 games with Carlton before being delisted by the Blues at the end of last season.
North Melbourne named Paul Ahern, Curtis Taylor, Jamie Macmillan, Tom Campbell, and Lachlan Hosie in their extended squad.
Last week's debutant Kyron Hayden is the only omission so far after undergoing surgery on his ruptures Achilles tendon.
The Giants welcomed back star midfielder Lachie Whitfield for Sunday's clash with Brisbane, with Ian Hill, Jake Stein, Dawson Simpson, and Matthew Flynn also added to the extended squad.
Ruckman Shane Mumford was rested due to soreness.
Brisbane will be without Oscar McInerney because of concussion.
Fremantle have rolled the dice in a bid to end their eight-match western derby losing streak, recalling Aaron Sandilands and Rory Lobb.
Sandilands hasn't played at any level for more than a year because of calf issues, while Lobb missed the past month with a foot fracture.
West Coast have been bolstered by the return of Tom Barrass and Jeremy McGovern for Saturday night's match.
Adelaide again dropped misfiring recruit Bryce Gibbs, this time for Saturday night's showdown against Port Adelaide.
David Mackay, Wayne Milera and Josh Jenkins all return, with the Crows swinging the axe on Gibbs, Ben Davis and Elliott Himmelberg.
The power recalled Tom Rockliff following his 57-disposal effort in the SANFL, while Karl Amon, Dougal Howard and veteran Justin Westhoff were also brought back in.
Australian Associated Press