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In the mix: Who's pushing for selection in round 19?

With Harris Andrews' one-game ban being challenged, there could be a call up from the the undefeated NEAFL side to travel down to Launceston and take on the Hawks in Round 19. 

Brisbane
Plenty of strong NEAFL performances, led by 43 disposals from Corey LyonsNick RobertsonLewy Taylor and Ben Keays also impressed in the Lions' 13th straight win.

No new injuries for the Lions – they remain arguably the healthiest list in the competition

If Harris Andrews misses through suspension, the Lions have a decision to make.

In-form Ryan Lester can come back as the third tall defender, pushing Marcus Adams into a primary defensive role, or young keys Jack Payne and Sam Skinner could be considered.

Lester deserves a recall, particularly with Adams' improved form last week. If Andrews beats his charge, the team should remain unchanged. 

Hawthorn
There's a spot up for grabs since Jarman Impey tore his right ACL, and Teia Miles may have timed his run perfectly with a 30-disposal VFL performance.

Other defensive options – depending on how the Hawks reshuffle – include Conor Glass, David Mirra and Kaiden Brand.

They could instead move Isaac Smith or Ricky Henderson to a half-back role, and promote ball-winner James Cousins. Are they willing to include Jon Ceglar alongside Ben McEvoy and Mitch Lewis against Brisbane?

Impey will have a knee reconstruction this week and his career-best season is over.

Late withdrawal Grant Birchall (soreness) still has Thursday's main session to prove his fitness, but he wasn't moving freely on Tuesday and looks in doubt.

Ex-Saint Darren Minchington hurt himself again in the VFL on Sunday, just as he was challenging for a senior place. 

Jack Scrimshaw (knee), Dylan Moore (groin), Harry Morrison (back spasms), Ryan Schoenmakers (calf) and project ruckman Ned Reeves remain in the rehab group.

The views in this article are those of the author and not necessarily those of the AFL or its clubs