West Coast midfielder Scott Selwood could return from an ankle injury before round one in a major boost to the Eagles' 2015 aspirations.
Tendai Mzungu is set to become the latest Fremantle player to re-sign with the club after achieving career-high benchmarks this pre-season.
Collingwood showcase exciting prospects like youngster Jordan De Goey during a 44-point pre-season win over Hawthorn.
Hawthorn willl look to the gradual introduction of senior players to the pre-season campaign after a 44-point loss to Collingwood.
Richmond coach Damien Hardwick concedes the uncertainty surrounding the future of Alex Rance could drag on throughout the 2015 season, but is confident of retaining the star defender's services.
Collingwood have beaten Hawthorn by 50 points in the pre-season opener in Launceston.
Dayne Beams, Tom Boyd, Nick Malceski and Mitch Clark are among the big AFL off-season movers who have been named for this weekend's NAB Challenge.
After a quiet pre-season preparation, North Melbourne coach Brad Scott is eager to see his squad in action against Adelaide in the NAB Challenge opener.
The AFL is analysing ways to reduce the length of matches without altering the spectacle or putting pressure on players after a series of drawn-out games in recent years.
AFL chief executive Gillon McLachlan has promised that funding to the WA Football Commission won't be undermined in the shift to the new Burswood stadium in 2018.
State Govt looking to set aside 10,000 seats in new stadium for general public.