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Who’s in the mix to face Sydney?

Ross Lyon chats to the media ahead of Freo's clash against the Swans. Ross Lyon chats to the media ahead of Freo's clash against the Swans.

Fremantle take on Sydney on Saturday at the SCG, needing to make at least one change with Brady Grey ruled out with a hamstring injury.

While Peel had a bye last week in the WAFL, a number of players remain a chance to come in for the clash.

Sean Darcy
Darcy was rested against the Suns, meaning the 19-year-old is a chance to return after impressing at AFL level.
From six appearances, Darcy has averaged 33.3 hitouts and 5.2 tackles per game.

Matt Taberner

Ross Lyon highlighted in Wednesday’s media conference that Fremantle could go tall against Sydney, opening the door for Taberner to make his return.
In round 19 for Peel, Taberner went goalless for the first time from 13 games in 2017 after kicking 13 goals in his previous three appearances.
"We really respect Matthew’s preparation and his effort over a period of time at this club,” Lyon said.
“He's earned a lot of respect and created some opportunities, and he's continued to do that.
“He’s certainly in the mix this week, but there's no guarantees."

Ryan Nyhuis

Nyhuis has missed two weeks of football after heading to Sydney as a travelling emergency against GWS in round 19 and with Peel’s bye last weekend.
The 20-year-old has kicked five goals in three games since making his AFL debut in round 16 against North Melbourne.

Josh Deluca

The 21-year-old has averaged 20.7 disposals in 2017 at WAFL level, playing mostly in the midfield. In round 19 against Swan Districts, Deluca played at half-forward for Peel, picking up 12 touches and kicking a goal.

Tommy Sheridan

After four weeks on the sidelines with a hamstring injury, Sheridan has been given the all clear and will be available for selection against Sydney.
From eight games this season, Sheridan has averaged 14 disposals, playing mostly in Freo’s backline. 

Sam Collins
From 16 games, Collins leads the WAFL with 127 marks, averaging just under eight per game.  

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