Hawthorn's match committee has a tough few days ahead of it as the side looks to post consecutive wins for the first time this season.

Perhaps its greatest challenge will be deciding how it goes about deploying the club's three 200cm-plus men this weekend.

After impressing in the opening two senior games of his career, Ned Reeves was forced to be a late withdrawal from last week's match-up with Sydney after rolling his ankle at the club's captain's run the previous day.

The Hawks opted to go like-for-like on the back of the news, calling upon Jonathon Ceglar to replace Reeves.

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Typically, sides would opt for a 'swap back' as soon as the injured player in question had proven his fitness again - but the precedent is somewhat confused in this instance by the fact that Ceglar went on to record one of the better performances of his career, amassing 20 touches, 35 hit-outs, 11 clearances and a goal. 

With Captain Ben McEvoy, the third of this trio of big men, also amongst the Hawks best in their rousing win over the Swans, it leaves Alastair Clarkson and his selection crew with quite the conundrum. 

Could all three play together? Or will one find himself unlucky ahead of the club's meeting with Essendon in Tasmania on Sunday?

A more simple equation to consider is that of Harry Morrison's absence, with the youngster set for a stint on the sidelines after suffering a hamstring injury last week.

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James Cousins was amongst the notable players in the reserves scrimmage match on the weekend, while Emerson Jeka again proved a handful around goals. 

Another one to keep an eye on is Lachlan Bramble, who is continuing to build his fitness following a hamstring injury, but was also one that turned a few heads in Sunday's hit-out.