The AFL tribunal took into account Bachar Houli's exemplary character when handing him a two-match suspension on Tuesday night.
Gold Coast star Gary Ablett must pass a fitness test before he can line up for his 300th AFL game.
Greater Western Sydney midfielder Josh Kelly is expected to be fit for Saturday's AFL match against Geelong if he gets through training ion Wednesday.
Collingwood AFL skipper Scott Pendlebury is well-placed to win a record-equalling sixth best and fairest award for the Magpies.
Adelaide fullback Daniel Talia is defending the AFL form of Crows captain Taylor Walker.
Melbourne young gun Christian Salem will miss Friday night's AFL clash with Sydney due to a hamstring injury, but star forward Jesse Hogan could play.