PORT ADELAIDE forward Orazio Fantasia is available to feature in Sunday’s twilight encounter with Fremantle after a week off to manage knee soreness.
Fantasia missed the club’s win over Collingwood with minor knee soreness that was impacting on his hamstring.
The speedy 25-year-old has been cleared to resume as long as he completes all training this week.
First-year forward Ollie Lord is also available to return after recovering from surgery to remove his appendix.
Forward Dylan Williams will be assessed throughout the week for a lower leg complaint that saw him sit out the second half of Port Adelaide’s SANFL win over North Adelaide on Saturday.
Wingman Xavier Duursma and defender Jake Pasini will continue to increase their training loads as they close in on returning to the field from respective knee and shoulder surgeries.
Port Adelaide faces Fremantle as part of the AFL’s Sir Doug Nicholls Indigenous Round at Adelaide Oval on Sunday from 4:05pm ACST.
An extended squad will be named on Thursday evening at 5:50pm before being narrowed down to the final 22 on Friday afternoon.
Trent Burgoyne – hamstring (2-3 weeks)
Zak Butters – knee (TBC)
Tom Clurey – jaw (5 weeks)
Xavier Duursma – knee (6-8 weeks)
Orazio Fantasia – knee (available)
Ollie Lord – appendix (available)
Jackson Mead – spleen (TBC)
Jake Pasini – shoulder (3-4 weeks)
Tom Rockliff – DVT (TBC)
Dylan Williams – lower leg (assess)