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Two of the biggest stars in the game, Jeremy Cameron and Dustin Martin, could have a week of finals.

Furthermore, Fremantle’s front line woes continued before they returned to September.

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Brisbane Lions v Richmond

Second Elimination Final, Thursday 1 September, 7:20pm AEST at Gabba

Richmond Star Tom Lynch He has been given the all-clear for Thursday week’s final against Brisbane at the Gabba.

Lynch pulled out of Saturday night’s 66-point win over Essendon with a sore groin, kicking five goals to that point amid purple form.

Richmond’s head of fitness, Peter Burge, told the club: “His scan was good.

With an extra week off he will be ready to play in our first final.

Dustin Martin He remains confident as he continues his rehabilitation from a troublesome hamstring injury, but has been unable to play since Round 16 and has completed training.

Berge said the club would play Martin if his final game was on Saturday, but the two were put on hold for a few days.

Richmond Tigers Press Release | 09:45

“Dusty is doing well, he’s getting stronger[to play],” he said.

“He’s had a couple of good times. On Saturday he did about 12km at 80% speed and today he did about 10km at 80% speed but today (Monday) he did a lot of walking, changing direction, that kind of thing. Today It was much more powerful and more powerful than the efficiency he was able to give us.

“There was an air of confidence about him. I have not dealt with anything like this before. We had a little incident five weeks ago so he was too scared to push too soon but I feel like we are making progress.

Protector Dylan Grimes He won’t be available for the first finals – at least the Tigers want to prime him. Jack Graham (finger) is in doubt for a week.

Brisbane Under Chris Fagan, they could have a fully-suited roster to choose from in their first elimination final.

Three players – Marcus Adams, Callum Ah Chee And Blake Coleman – They all have a busy week ahead but with the pre-final bye, they should have time to face Richmond on Thursday week.

Jarrod Berry He was ruled out of last Friday’s loss to Melbourne with an ankle injury but was not listed.

The Lions’ only absence could be forced by a ban. Cam Rainer On Tuesday night, he resisted to solve his dangerous problem, but Noah’s answer He has already received his surprise ban.

Brisbane Lions press release | 02:53

Melbourne v Sydney Swans

Second Qualifier, Friday 2 September, 7:50pm AEST at the MCG

Premiers Melbourne They are promising but not some young star Luke Jackson He will be ready to take his place in Friday’s qualifiers.

The forward sprained his calf in the impressive win over Brisbane, which has been straining throughout the game.

The massive win allowed the Demons to be conservative with the premiership player, with Demons GM of football Alan Richardson admitting on SEN at the weekend: “We’re really comfortable with two weeks (to the game) that he’s going to be right.”

“We know what the (sub)rule is, this was an opportunity where he could have done a significant amount of damage and then missed the playoffs, so we didn’t want that to happen.”

Likewise, Christian Salem, who suffered a groin strain last week and was out of the Lions clash late, is on the mend.

“He is recovering well and has done some rehabilitation work this week and is looking to be fully trained to play next week,” club doctor Laura Lalink said.

Melbourne Devils Press Release | 04:57

Tom McDonald He could also be there to strengthen the Demons’ forward line, but his return through the VFL will be crucial.

“We’re sitting here now and depending on how he tracks (Saturday), he’ll play next week (in the VFL),” Richardson said.

We’re hopeful with the training he’s been doing, we’ll see him play significant minutes next week.

But Richardson could not guarantee that McDonald would return to the AFL side if he came through the VFL final unscathed.

Sydney They got a big win when their qualifier was scheduled for Friday night instead of Thursday.

It allows Tom Papley He is expected to play at least 12 days if he successfully passes concussion protocols, which coach John Longmire said after the game he was “fine”.

The only player in the top 22 of the tournament is retiring. Josh Kennedy (hamstring), but he is a “long shot” to appear in the final series.

Sydney Swans Press Release | 10:33

Geelong Cats v Collingwood

First Qualifier, Saturday 3 September, 4:35pm AEST at the MCG

Geelong Medium Cam Guthrie He is expected to be fit for next Saturday’s qualifier against Collingwood.

Guthrie was ruled out of last week’s win at West Coast after a collision with teammate Patrick Dangerfield in the second quarter.

Coming from the field and without any participation in the game, the test result is positive for the 30-year-old.

Head of fitness Harry Taylor said: “Cameron suffered a knock on his shoulder joint in a collision against the Eagles.

He has been taken off the field as a precaution and we expect him to be selected for the first final.

The biggest question mark is over a superstar. Jeremy CameronIt sent fear into the hearts of all Cats fans when his right leg injury was revealed following the 22nd round.

A history of soft tissue injuries notwithstanding, the Cats and Cameron himself appear confident of competing against the Magpies.

“It’s going really well,” he told K Rock. I ran well yesterday (Monday).

“A lot of people don’t really understand, but they move at a pretty fast pace, if you’re feeling good after a three-day eclipse, you’re running.

“I was lucky enough to get out of it and I’m completely clear at the moment.

“I feel so good, no pain.”

Geelong Cats Press Release | 06:52

Meanwhile, manager Chris Scott told Sports Daily last week: “He’s going to play in his first final … that’s the belief from our medical staff.”

Ruckman Rhys Stanley (groin) should also be present during the defense. Jake Kolodjashnij He entered concussion protocols in the win over the Eagles. If you spend time in them, it should be found.

Sam MengolaManaged to win the final round, he will be given “every chance” to play during Saturday week Mitch Duncan (Hip) Not sure if it’s a perfect fit.

Collingwood It is promising. Taylor Adams He will return to the troubled midfield in the dramatic Round 23 win at Carlton.

Adams was seen practicing hard during Monday’s one-on-one session, although his recovery from the concussion is uncertain, and he is thought to be more likely to play than not.

Nathan Kreuger He could make his first appearance since Round 6 following a long-term shoulder injury, although the Magpies are keen to expose him to a competitive game first.

This meant he played in Sunday’s VFL final against Carlton.

Brody Mihocek He missed a header against the Blues but was cleared of late concussion.

Collingwood Magpies press release | 10:21

Fremant v Western Bulldogs

First Qualifying Final, Saturday 3 September, 8.10pm AEST at Optus Stadium

Fremantle He may not have a full frontline victim to choose from. Matt Taberner “Touch and Go” to face the Western Bulldogs on Saturday week.

Taberner, Swingman Griffin Logue And in the future Rory Loeb They haven’t played together since round 20 and certainly won’t be in the finals.

Nat FifeThe return gives the Dockers another big element to choose from going forward, while Lobb (shoulder) and Logue (groin) were both sidelined from last week’s win over GWS and are expected to be fit.

Dockers coach Justin Logue told 6PR: “We’re very confident that Lob and Logue will be up, Tabs will be touch and go, maybe we won’t be able to play all three in the front line because they’ve missed a few legs and are injured.” .

“It’s going to be a tough call to make if they’re all up.

“We had to make some decisions, it was a bit of a revolving door going forward, we didn’t have continuity on other lines, which probably contributed to our problems at times. We have a little work to do.

Fremantle press release | 11:27

Taberner returned to the Dockers Bulldogs last time out in round 20 with a calf injury.

of Western Bulldogs They have limited disadvantages that lead to another final stage of elimination Jason Johansson (Ankle) and Hayden Crozier Among those who hope to be healthy (ankle).

Johansson, the 2016 Norm Smith Medalist, is recovering from an injury suffered in practice three weeks ago.

condition of Lytham Vandermer (Knee) remains unclear after being ruled out in Sunday’s win over Hawthorn.

Western Bulldogs Press Release | 07:53

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