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VFL team: Strong side to face Hawks

Alex Fasolo has been working hard to build his fitness base - Collingwood Magpies,Collingwood
Alex Fasolo has been working hard to build his fitness base

James Aish, Alex Fasolo and Jarryd Blair are among the AFL-listed players who’ll be out to impress when Collingwood’s VFL team takes on the Box Hill Hawks on Sunday.

Aish, Fasolo and Blair were all sidelined by injuries through the middle part of the season, and they need to continue building their match-fitness before being considered for a recall to the AFL team.

Aish and Fasolo have been named as emergencies for this weekend’s AFL game against the Sydney Swans at the SCG, as have Adam Oxley and Sam McLarty.

Box Hill Hawks v Collingwood
VFL Round 18
Sunday, August 5
Box Hill City Oval, 2pm

Collingwood
B: Matt Smith, Marty Hore, Josh Smith
HB: Lachlan Tardrew, Nathan Murphy, Adam Oxley
C: James Aish, Jack Hellier, Tyler Brown
HF: Alex Woodward, Sam McLarty, Callan Wellings
F: Ben Crocker, Michael Chippendale, Alex Fasolo
R: Max Lynch, Jarryd Blair, Sam Hetherington
Int from: Nick Sing, Stephen Tahana, Andrew Gallucci, Lachlan Howe, Elliot Le Grice, Kye Beveridge, Jackson Starcevich, Anthony Zimmerman
23rd player: Tom Jok