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Fremantle and West Coast will both be without several quality players but will still each field 17 members of their respective 22s from last year's semifinal losses in their round-one NAB Cup triple header with Geelong at Patersons Stadium tomorrow night.

The Dockers will be minus Matthew Pavlich, Nat Fyfe, David Mundy and Zac Clarke. Adam McPhee has also retired.

Recruit Danyle Pearce and defender Luke McPharlin, who missed the semifinal loss to the Crows with a torn hamstring, were included in the squad.

West Coast will be without ruck duo Dean Cox and Nic Naitanui, and midfielders Daniel Kerr and Matt Rosa. Quinten Lynch has joined Collingwood.

Mark LeCras was named for his first game back after a knee reconstruction, and recruits Sharrod Wellingham, Cale Morton and Jamie Cripps were also included.

Cox and Rosa are likely to return within two weeks, but Kerr and Naitanui are not certain to play in the NAB Cup.

Both teams will trial youth.

Callum Sinclair will lead West Coast's ruck against Aaron Sandilands and Jon Griffin, and Mark Hutchings and Adam Carter are also in a 35-strong squad, along with rookie Simon Tunbridge and forwards Jeremy McGovern and Fraser McInnes.

Fremantle have picked defender Tanner Smith, ruckman Jack Hannath, second-year rookies Sam Menegola and Haiden Schloithe and 2012 debutants Tom Sheridan, Cam Sutcliffe and Hayden Crozier.

Geelong named 16 of their best 22, but Trent West is their one recognised big man.

Dockers coach Ross Lyon said the NAB Cup was a good chance to test youngsters and reward players for good pre-seasons, but stressed the priority was to be "fit and available" for round one.

"It is a great competition to be able to expose some young players and people that have had really strong pre-seasons," Lyon said.

"The ultimate aim over the next three to four weeks is to condition our players for round one and the season proper and identify what areas we are going well in and need to improve in."

Mundy, Fyfe, Crowley and Clarke were likely to play in a scratch match against Adelaide next week or the round-two NAB Cup clash with Carlton the week after.

Lyon said Fyfe and Mundy were "available in technical terms" but it was wait a week with them.

"There are plenty of games for them to come and hence we get to expose some younger players," Lyon said.

He was confident Clarke would play next week, adding: "He has had an enormous summer. He has put on five kilograms."

Lyon said his squad was ahead of where it had been at this time last year, largely because of the greater availability of players.

"The ultimate aim over the next three to four weeks is to condition our players for round one.""Fremantle coach *Ross Lyon *