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Jarrad McVeigh produced a huge game against the Blues last weekend

FANTASY Footy continues this weekend, with AFL Fantasy Match Day running across both of the preliminary finals. 

Hawthorn and Geelong do battle in a grudge match at the MCG on Friday night, with Fremantle in a do-or-die clash with the Sydney Swans at Patersons Stadium. 

Dreamteam fans will have the chance to win $1000 for each game they play, with $3000 on offer in next week's Grand Final. 

And players could do well to look to the veterans when selecting their side. 

Hawthorn's Brent Guerra (118 points), Geelong's James Kelly (113) and Swan Jarrad McVeigh (168) all top-scored last time their team played. 

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Fremantle's Lee Spurr was the exception to the veteran rule, with a team-high 118 points against Geelong in the qualifying final a fortnight ago. 

However, the in-form players vary when looking at the last time the teams met. 

Freo, playing in its first home preliminary final, will hope Michael Barlow (123 points), Matt de Boer (111) and Paul Duffield (104) can replicate their form from round eight  against the Swans. Swan Kieren Jack (138) top-scored that night. 

The Hawks last faced the Cats in round 15 where Cat Joel Selwood (128 points) and Hawk Sam Mitchell (127) led the way. 

So, if your Dream Team or AFL Fantasy Elite squad failed to fire or fell just short when it really mattered, here is your shot at redemption.

AFL Fantasy Match Day is a quick and easy game played over a single match.

Coaches go head-to-head with their rival in a one-game contest, with each coach selecting eight players – two defenders, three midfielders, one ruckman and two forwards – from the two competing teams.

The coach whose eight players score the most combined points wins.

Challenge a mate or colleague to an AFL Fantasy Match Day battle during one or both of the following clashes:

Hawthorn v Geelong, Friday 7.50pm AEST
Fremantle v Sydney Swans, Saturday 5.45pm AWST

Top six Hawthorn players a fortnight ago
Brent Guerra (DEF) – 118 points against Sydney Swans in the qualifying final
Jack Gunston (FWD) – 106 points against Sydney Swans in the qualifying final
Josh Gibson (DEF) – 103 points against Sydney Swans in the qualifying final
Brendan Whitecross (MID/FWD) – 103 points against Sydney Swans in the qualifying final
Luke Hodge (MID) – 100 points against Sydney Swans in the qualifying final
David Hale (RUC/FWD) – 95 points against Sydney Swans in the qualifying final

Top six Geelong players last week
James Kelly (MID) – 113 points against Port Adelaide in the semi-final
Paul Chapman (FWD/MID) – 113 points against Port Adelaide in the semi-final
Jimmy Bartel (FWD/MID) – 104 points against Port Adelaide in the semi-final
Steve Johnson (FWD/MID) – 100 points against Port Adelaide in the semi-final
Joel Selwood (MID) – 99 points against Port Adelaide in the semi-final
Steven Motlop (FWD) – 95 points against Port Adelaide in the semi-final

Last time they met: Round 15, 2013, Geelong 11.16.82 def. Hawthorn 10.12.72
AFL Fantasy Match Day best possible team
1. Joel Selwood (MID) – 128 points
2. Sam Mitchell (MID) – 127 points
3. Mitch Duncan (MID) – 113 points
4. Jack Gunston (FWD) – 103 points
5. Andrew Mackie (DEF) – 100 points
6. David Hale (RUC/FWD) – 94 points
7. Corey Enright (DEF) – 92 points
8. Mark Blicavs (RUC/MID) – 86 points

TOTAL SCORE: 843 points 

Fremantle v Sydney Swans
Top six Fremantle players a fortnight ago
Lee Spurr (DEF) – 118 points against Geelong in the qualifying final
Michael Barlow (MID) – 116 points against Geelong in the qualifying final
David Mundy (MID) – 92 points against Geelong in the qualifying final
Nathan Fyfe (MID) – 84 points against Geelong in the qualifying final
Cameron Sutcliffe (MID) – 82 points against Geelong in the qualifying final
Paul Duffield (DEF) – 79 points against Geelong in the qualifying final

Top six Sydney Swans players last week
Jarrad McVeigh (MID) – 168 points against Carlton in the semi-final
Ryan O’Keefe (MID) – 126 points against Carlton in the semi-final
Kieren Jack (MID) – 110 points against Carlton in the semi-final
Daniel Hanneberry (MID) – 99 points against Carlton in the semi-final
Craig Bird (FWD/MID) – 97 points against Carlton in the semi-final
Luke Parker (MID) – 96 points against Carlton in the semi-final

Last time they met: Round eight, 2013. Sydney Swans 11.4.70 drew with Fremantle 9.16.70

AFL Fantasy Match Day best possible team
1. Kieren Jack (MID) – 138 points
2. Josh Kennedy (MID) – 135 points
3. Michael Barlow (MID) – 123 points
4. Matt de Boer (FWD/MID) – 111 points
5. Paul Duffield (DEF) – 106 points
6. Zac Clarke (RUC) – 104 points
7. Michael Johnson (DEF) – 98 points
8. Ben McGlynn (FWD) – 85 points

TOTAL SCORE: 900 points

Note: Adam Goodes (FWD) scored 97 points and Sam Reid (FWD) scored 91 points, but both are unavailable due to injury