The Hawks are missing only inspirational captain Luke Hodge, freakish goal-sneak Cyril Rioli and star defensive recruit Brian Lake from their best side.
Collingwood and Geelong will both take near-full strength squads into their final pre-season practice clash at Simonds Stadium on Friday.
The Magpies will be without Luke Ball, who is conservatively managing his healing knee, Dale Thomas and Alan Didak from the last remaining pre-season scratch match.
Sydney has named premiership player Marty Mattner to play against Port Adelaide in Adelaide on Saturday, after the veteran spent the majority of the pre-season recovering from a hip problem.
PRACTICE MATCH SQUADS:
GEELONG v COLLINGWOOD at Simonds Stadium, Friday, March 15.
COLLINGWOOD: Jordan Russell, Brent Macaffer, Nick Maxwell, Tyson Goldsack, Harry O'Brien, Martin Clarke, Scott Pendlebury, Jarryd Blair, Clinton Young, Jarrod Witts, Nathan Brown, Dayne Beams, Darren Jolly, Jamie Elliott, Quinten Lynch, Steele Sidebottom, Ben Johnson, Ben Sinclair, Travis Cloke, Alan Toovey, Dane Swan, Heath Shaw, Paul Seedsman, Sam Dwyer, Jack Frost, Caolan Mooney.
GEELONG: Jimmy Bartel, Mark Blicavs, Mitch Brown, Josh Caddy, Paul Chapman, Allen Christensen, Joel Corey, Mitch Duncan, Cameron Eardley, Corey Enright, Cameron Guthrie, Tom Hawkins, George Horlin-Smith, Taylor Hunt, Tom Lonergan, Andrew Mackie, Steven Motlop, Jordan Murdoch, James Podsiadly, Jared Rivers, Joel Selwood, Jackson Sheringham, Billie Smedts, Matthew Stokes, Jesse Stringer, Harry Taylor, Travis Varcoe, Joshua Walker.
GWS GIANTS v ST KILDA at Blacktown International Sports Park, Saturday, March 16
GWS GIANTS: Phil Davis, Curtly Hampton, Stephen Coniglio, Toby Greene, Dylan Shiel, Lachie Whitfield, Rhys Palmer, Callan Ward, Tom Scully, Devon Smith, Taylor Adams, Jonathon Patton, Tomas Bugg, Adam Treloar, Jeremy Cameron, Sam Reid, Anthony Miles, Jonathan Giles, Liam Sumner, Lachie Plowman, Will Hoskin-Elliott, Aidan Corr, Setanta O'hAilpin, Stephen Gilham, Tim Mohr, Adam Kennedy, Sam Frost, Dean Brogan.
ST KILDA: Tom Hickey, Arryn Siposs, Jack Steven, Clint Jones, Ben McEvoy, Lenny Hayes, Trent Dennis-Lane, Tom Lee, Leigh Montagna, Nick Riewoldt, Jarryn Geary, Jack Newnes, Dylan Roberton, Sam Gilbert, David Armitage, Ahmed Saad, Farren Ray, Sam Fisher, Nick Dal Santo, Jason Blake, Brodie Murdoch, Terry Milera, James Gwilt, Nathan Wright, Beau Maister, Stephen Milne.
RICHMOND v WESTERN BULLDOGS at Visy Park, Saturday, March 16.
RICHMOND: Chris Newman, Brett Deledio, Dustin Martin, Brandon Ellis, Shaun Grigg, Jack Riewoldt, Trent Cotchin, Shane Edwards, Jake Batchelor, Ricky Petterd, Bachar Houli, Luke McGuane, Alex Rance, Ivan Maric, Shane Tuck, Sam Lonergan, Ben Griffiths, Troy Chaplin, Robin Nahas, Tyrone Vickery, Reece Conca, Nick Vlastuin, Matthew White, Orren Stephenson, Steven Morris, Matt Arnot.
WESTERN BULLDOGS: Robert Murphy, Mitch Wallis, Daniel Cross, Matthew Boyd, Luke Dahlhaus, Jackson Macrae, Daniel Giansiracusa, Clay Smith, Jason Tutt, Ryan Griffen, Adam Cooney, Liam Jones, Tom Liberatore, Jordan Roughead, Nathan Hrovat, Koby Stevens, Will Minson, Tory Dickson, Tom Young, Nick Lower, Lukas Markovic, Dale Morris, Jason Johannisen, Liam Picken, Brett Goodes, Tom Campbell, Ayce Cordy.
PORT ADELAIDE v SYDNEY at AAMI Stadium, Saturday, March 16.
PORT ADELAIDE: Travis Boak, Campbell Heath, Brent Renouf, Matthew Broadbent, Angus Monfries, Brad Ebert, Hamish Hartlett, John Butcher, Jackson Trengove, Cameron O'Shea, Lewis Stevenson, Oliver Wines, Kane Cornes, Chad Wingard, Matthew Thomas, Matthew Lobbe, Andrew Moore, Alipate Carlile, Jasper Pittard, Sam Colquhoun, Jake Neade, Jarrad Redden, Jack Hombsch, Kane Mitchell, Justin Westhoff, Aaron Young, Thomas Jonas, Daniel Stewart.
SYDNEY: Rhyce Shaw, Jarrad McVeigh, Daniel Hannebery, Ryan O'Keefe, Nick Malceski, Josh Kennedy, Andrejs Everitt, Craig Bird, Kieren Jack, Tommy Walsh, Jesse White, Tony Armstrong, Sam Reid, Ben McGlynn, Dean Towers, Jordan Lockyer, Jude Bolton, Luke Parker, Martin Mattner, Lewis Roberts-Thomson, Lewis Jetta, Alex Brown, Adam Goodes, Heath Grundy, Nick Smith, Shane Mumford, Dane Rampe.
GOLD COAST v MELBOURNE at Southport, Saturday, March 16.
GOLD COAST: Jaeger O'Meara, Zac Smith, Jared Brennan, Jarrod Harbrow, Karmichael Hunt, Gary Ablett, Dion Prestia, Sam Day, Matthew Warnock, Daniel Gorringe, Rory Thompson, Steven May, Charlie Dixon, David Swallow, Danny Stanley, Matt Shaw, Tom Murphy, Brandon Matera, Aaron Hall, Jack Hutchins, Michael Rischitelli, Greg Broughton, Jesse Lonergan, Joel Wilkinson, Timmy Sumner, Kyal Horsley.
MELBOURNE: Jesse Hogan, Nathan Jones, Jack Watts, Jimmy Toumpas, James Frawley, Shannon Byrnes, Colin Sylvia, Jordie McKenzie, Lynden Dunn, David Rodan, James Strauss, Colin Garland, Cam Pederson, James Magner, Daniel Nicholson, Tom Gillies, James Sellar, Jack Grimes, Michael Evans, Luke Tapscott, Aaron Davey, Jeremy Howe, Neville Jetta, Mark Jamar, Jake Spencer, Matt Jones, Dean Terlich.
NORTH MELBOURNE v HAWTHORN at Craigieburn, Saturday, March 16.
NORTH MELBOURNE: Daniel Currie, Brad McKenzie, Ryan Bastinac, Liam Anthony, Ben Jacobs, Lachlan Hansen, Andrew Swallow, Ben Cunnington, Michael Firrito, Leigh Adams, Jordan Gysberts, Nathan Grima, Sam Wright, Drew Petrie, Todd Goldstein, Kieran Harper, Levi Greenwood, Robbie Tarrant, Taylor Hine, Will Sierakowski, Brent Harvey, Cameron Delaney, Jamie MacMillan, Aaron Black, Ayden Kennedy, Majak Daw, Aaron Mullett.
HAWTHORN: Jarryd Roughead, Jordan Lewis, Sam Mitchell, Josh Gibson, Xavier Ellis, Shaun Burgoyne, Bradley Hill, Brad Sewell, Kyle Cheney, Grant Birchall, Isaac Smith, Brent Guerra, Jack Gunston, David Hale, Shane Savage, Luke Breust, Lance Franklin, Benjamin Stratton, Ryan Schoenmakers, Liam Shiels, Matthew Spangher, Paul Puopolo, Jonathan Simpkin, Sam Grimley, Jed Anderson, Max Bailey, Taylor Duryea.