Hawthorn is ready to be boosted by the return of star striker Mitch Lewis for Friday night time’s conflict towards the Western Bulldogs at Marvel Stadium.
Lewis, who has scored 27 objectives this season, was amongst 5 adjustments after an damage noticed him miss a visit to Western Australia to face Fremantle forward of the mid -season break -up.
Mid -season rookie James Blanck, recruited from Field Hill, may even make his debut in Friday night time’s sport.
German Impey, James Worpel and Connor Macdonald are amongst different entries for the Hawks in what would be the staff’s first Friday night time sport of the 12 months.
Sam Frost will miss the sport with a knee damage, whereas Will Day (H&S protocol), Chad Wingard (calf), Kyle Hartigan (sidelined) and Jackson Callow (put aside) has additionally been put aside.
The Hawks could have 11 gamers who’ve performed beneath 50 video games for Friday’s sport.
Hawthorn bounced again from a bye at 4-9 beneath Coach Sam Mitchell after slender defeats towards Fremantle and Collingwood.
Soccer Chief Rob McCartney mentioned Lewis will give the staff a big increase.
“Mitch has had a really robust marketing campaign thus far and is a good addition to our younger staff,” McCartney mentioned.
“After arriving on the membership within the mid-season draft just lately, James Blanck may even play his first sport in chocolate and gold.
“Blancky has tailored easily within the group and we will’t wait to see him run there tomorrow night time.
“It’s additionally nice to see Worps and Connor every get one other probability on the senior staff after some spectacular performances just lately within the VFL.
“Lastly, Germany had been accepted, for not taking part in since Spherical 12.”
The Hawks will face the Bulldogs at Marvel Stadium on Friday night time at 7 p.m.
ROUND TEAM 15
West Bulldog vs. Hawthorn
Friday 24 June
Marvel Stadium, 7 p.m.
B: Blake Hardwick, James Sicily, James Blanck
HB: Changkuoth Jiath, German Impey, Harry Morrison
C: Conor Nash, Tom Mitchell, Lachlan Bramble
HF: Liam Shiels, Luke Breust, Dylan Moore
F: Jacob Koschitzke, Mitch Lewis, Connor Macdonald
R: Ned Reeves, Jai Newcombe, Jaeger O’Meara
INT: James Worpel, Daniel Howe, Jack Scrimshaw, Sam Butler
Emer: Josh Morris, Finn Maginness, Denver Grainger-Barras, Jackson Callow
In: Lewis, Impey, Worpel, Macdonald, Blanck
Exit: Callow (ignored), Day (H&S protocol), Wingard (calf), Hartigan (ignored), Frost (knee), Morris (Medi-Sub)