Docker Hill keen on brother's AFL recall

Justin Chadwick
Fremantle veteran Stephen Hill hopes to share his 200-game milestone alongside his brother Brad

Fremantle veteran Stephen Hill will notch his 200-game milestone this weekend, and he hopes his brother will be out on the field to celebrate it with him.

Hill will become the 10th Docker to reach the 200-game mark when he runs out against the Demons in Darwin on Saturday night.

But whether his younger brother - premiership wingman Brad Hill - will be there remains to be seen.

Brad Hill hasn't been seen at AFL level since injuring his knee in round two.

And his comeback plans were further delayed when he was handed a one-match club-imposed ban for an off-field misdemeanour in May.

Hill breached a move-on notice and gave police a false name during a night out in Scarborough.

He also broke Fremantle's alcohol policy for injured players during that night out, and failed to notify the club about the incident.

Hill was dropped from the club's leadership group over the incident.

But he is now available for senior selection after serving his one-match AFL ban in the WAFL last weekend.

Hill tallied 25 disposals in Peel Thunder's win over Swan Districts, and he's hoping to earn an AFL recall against the Demons.

"It would be good to have him in the side, but I guess that will be up to the match committee," Stephen Hill said.

"It's always good playing with my brother out on the footy field.

"He had a strong performance on the weekend, so he gives himself a chance."

Fremantle face an uphill battle to come up trumps in Hill's milestone game.

Ruckman Aaron Sandilands has been ruled out for three weeks with a calf injury, while skipper Nat Fyfe will miss at least four weeks with a hamstring tear.

Sean Darcy is a strong chance to replace Sandilands after producing a three-goal, 31 hit-out display in the WAFL.