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Who’s in the mix to face Sydney?

Ross Lyon told Seven News that Michael Walters is likely to play against Sydney. Ross Lyon chats to Seven leading into Round 9 against the Swans.
Nathan Wilson in action against Richmond. - Fremantle,Fremantle Dockers
Nathan Wilson in action against Richmond.

Fremantle face Sydney at the SCG on Saturday night with three potential inclusions from injury.

With a bye due to the State League game between the WAFL and SANFL, Peel’s Fremantle-listed players had a week off from football.

Michael Walters
Walters has missed the past two weeks with a knee injury sustained against West Coast in round six.
The small forward has 10 goals to his name from six appearances this season, including a bag of five against the Western Bulldogs. Walters trained for the bulk of Tuesday’s training session and is listed as a test for this week.
Speaking to Seven News on Tuesday night, senior coach Ross Lyon said Walters was likely to play.
"Michael Wlaters is making good ground and we think he's a certainty to play so were thrilled about that," Lyon said.

Stephen Hill
A late withdrawal from the St Kilda clash due to quad tightness, Hill remains a test to face the Swans. Hill has juggled time between the wing and half back with Fremantle this season, averaging 19.3 disposals and three inside 50s per game.

Nathan Wilson
Wilson came off late during Freo’s round seven clash with Richmond with back soreness and missed the following week as a result.
The defender has been a crucial addition to Freo’s back six. He has averaged 18 disposals, four inside 50s and 4.9 rebound 50s in his seven Fremantle appearances since joining the club from GWS.

Tommy Sheridan
If Hill is not included against Sydney, Sheridan could be in line for a recall. Playing on the wing for Peel against Claremont in round six, Sheridan racked up 28 disposals and laid six tackles.

Stefan Giro

Giro could be next in line at Fremantle for a debut, however the speedy midfielder might be given more time at Peel following a return from knee injury late last month. Giro has averaged 20 disposals per game from two WAFL appearances.

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