Thursday’s (14/07/2016) AFL 2016 Round 17 match is between Sydney Swans and Hawthorn Hawks. The opening bounce is set to commence at 19:20 local time with the game to be played at SCG. The away team St Kilda Saints are the favourite for the match. View our preview and teams for the game between Sydney Swans and Hawthorn Hawks.
When: 19:20 | Thursday 14/07/2016
B: D.Rampe, H.Grundy, N.Smith
HB: C.Mills, T.Richards, Z.Jones
C: J.McVeigh, J.Kennedy, K.Jack
HF: D.Hannebery, L.Franklin, D.Towers
F: T.Papley, G.Rohan, G.Hewett
R: C.Sinclair, T.Mitchell, L.Parker
I/C: A.Aliir, J.Lloyd, B.McGlynn, S.Naismith
EMG: J.Foote, T.Nankervis, X.Richards
B: S.Burgoyne, J.Frawley, B.Stratton
HB: S.Mitchell, J.Gibson, G.Birchall
C: I.Smith, J.Lewis, B.Hill
HF: L.Breust, J.Gunston, C.Rioli
F: J.Sicily, B.McEvoy, P.Puopolo
R: J.Ceglar, L.Hodge, J.O’Rourke
I/C: K.Brand, T.Duryea, A.Litherland, B.Whitecross
EMG: B.Hartung, T.O’Brien, T.Miles
IN: B.Whitecross, A.Litherland, J.O’Rourke
OUT: L.Shiels (Hamstring), B.Hartung (Omitted), D.Howe (Calf).
Top side Hawthorn have lost front-line midfielder Liam Shiels for up to a month in the AFL with a hamstring injury.
The three-time premiership player suffered the injury in the second term of last week’s win over Port Adelaide.
Jonathan O’Rourke could take his place for Thursday night’s massive clash with second-placed Sydney.