Collingwood has confirmed star Nick Daicos will play in Sunday's clash against North Melbourne after getting through Friday's training session.

Daicos was required to prove his fitness at the club's main session following multiple knocks to the shin in Monday's win over Melbourne.

The club confirmed earlier this week that Daicos was expected to play but would need to get through this week's block unscathed.

"Nick Daicos was subbed out of Collingwood's Round 13 match against Melbourne on Monday after getting two separate corks to both sides of his shin," an update by Magpies high-performance manager Jarrod Wade read earlier this week.

"The 21-year-old received a knock to his shin in the first quarter and then received another to the other side in the third quarter. Daicos was unable to take off running so was subbed out for the remainder of the match.

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"He has since responded well and has started some jumping in the pool and on the gymnastics floor."

However, Pies coach Craig McRae pushed all doubt aside, confirming the Brownlow fancy will suit up against North Melbourne.

"He is good to go," McRae confirmed on Friday.

"We played Monday so we didn't do anything with him on Wednesday. Today was an opportunity for him to get out there and move. He moved pretty well so he will be right for Sunday."

Following Friday's session the reigning premiers have cleared Diacos for this weekend's match, for which McRae could make up to three changes.

The Magpies have named potential inclusions Edward Allan, Tew Jiath and Reef McInnes on their extended interchange, with the trio joining Billy Frampton, Jack Bytel, Lachie Sullivan, Oleg Markov and Harvey Harrison among the bench options.

Markov is a test for the game against North Melbourne due to a back issue that forced the defender to miss Friday's session. His potential absence could open the door for Jiath to make his AFL debut.

ADELAIDE, AUSTRALIA - APRIL 16: Oleg Markov of the Magpies kicks for goal during the round five AFL match between St Kilda Saints and Collingwood Magpies at Adelaide Oval, on April 16, 2023, in Adelaide, Australia. (Photo by Mark Brake/Getty Images)

"Pre-training we do some hands work inside and he jarred his back, so he couldn't train," McRae said.

"He is going to be a race to the line, so it will be interesting to see if he gets up."

If the Pies premiership defender is unable to get up for Sunday's game, it could open the door for a Jiath debutant.

"I just love the way he expresses himself on the footy field," McRae said.

"He goes for his marks like his brother for Hawthorn. He is a talent. I think he is going to be really nice player for us."

Collingwood will confirm their 23-man side at 5:00 pm (AEST) on Friday.

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