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Adam Cooper Travis Tuck is football royalty, son of Hawk great Michael Tuck, nephew of Gary Ablett snr.
Adam Cooper St Kilda ruckman Ben McEvoy is in the best physical shape he has ever been.
Adam Cooper Key forwards Jonathan Brown and Nick Riewoldt will play their first games of the pre-season on Saturday.