MELBOURNE, AUSTRALIA - APRIL 29: Marcus Adams of the Bulldogs is tackled by Ben Cunnington of the Kangaroos during the round six AFL match between the North Melbourne Kangaroos and the Western Bulldogs at Etihad Stadium on April 29, 2016 in Melbourne, Australia. (Photo by Robert Cianflone/Getty Images)

The Western Bulldogs look set to regain defenders Marcus Adams and Matt Suckling for Sunday’s clash with Collingwood at the MCG.

Bulldogs coach Luke Beveridge said both players have recovered well form their respective injuries are are likely starters should they get through training unscathed on Thursday.

Suckling has missed the past month with an ankle injury, while Adams has missed the past fortnight with a fractured finger.

“Matt (Suckling’s) form earlier in the year was very good for us, and I think Marcus might be available as well,” Beveridge said.

Matthew Boyd and Jack Redpath will also return after serving their suspensions.

“Obviously Jack and Matty back from suspension, so we’ve got some decisions to make at match committee.

“Although GWS had our measure on Sunday, it wasn’t all doldrums and there were some positives to take out of the game.”

Meanwhile, Lin Jong will miss after receiving a two-game ban for his high bump on Giant Matthew Buntine.

“Lin is a hard player and he goes the ball. From time to time unfortunately players are going to be in the way with heads down,” Beveridge said.

“Buntine couldn’t come back onto the ground.

“Lin will be available in a couple of weeks now.”


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