FOR THE first time in 10 weeks, Gold Coast has its best midfield available, but just who will take the MCG on Sunday to play Collingwood is still a mystery.

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Jack Bowes (quad) and Ben Ainsworth (foot) played their first match back at NEAFL level last week after missing eight and nine weeks respectively.

Both played all four quarters and gathered 25 (Bowes) and 22 (Ainsworth) disposals.

Jack Bowes has played in all three of the Suns' victories in 2019. Picture: AFL Photos

Jack Martin has also overcome a dislocated finger and is available to play the Magpies after three weeks out.

Following the Suns' main training session on Thursday morning, coach Stuart Dew said there was plenty to consider.

"They're in our best 22, put it that way; we'll just weigh up how the whole mix looks," Dew said.

"We've got a couple of guys that have missed some football, so how many can you bring back after one run?"

Gold Coast is fresh off a last-minute loss to Essendon where it got good contributions from all over the field.

However, Ainsworth, Bowes and Martin are three of its more dynamic players, and it must be tempting to include the trio for a rare trip to the MCG against the depleted Magpies.

Dew said all three had completed plenty of running in their rehabilitation.

We've got a couple of guys that have missed some football, so how many can you bring back after one run? - Stuart Dew

"They'd be keen to play and we're keen to play them as well.

"With a month to go, we want guys pushing for positions, putting pressure on each other, which will lift performance and competitiveness.

"Collingwood are formidable regardless of who's out there, they've got great depth.

"Our challenge again will be to make sure we back up with our play.

"They've still got so much quality in that side.

"Every team at this time of year has got some injuries, so we don't really take those into account."

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