EMERGING Port Adelaide forward Mitch Georgiades is "half a chance" to overcome a hamstring injury and play in Friday night's qualifying final against Geelong.
The 19-year-old's breakout season appeared over when he limped off during Port's two-point triumph against the Western Bulldogs on Friday night.
But the Power's coaching staff were surprised to see Georgiades moving freely at Monday's rehabilitation session before afternoon scans.
"Walking in this morning to hear that at the very least it is at the minor end of a hamstring strain is (reassuring)," Port assistant coach Brett Montgomery told reporters.
"Let's get it scanned and get some clarity ... but I feel he is half a chance."
Wily goalsneak Orazia Fantasia is available after being sidelined from the Bulldogs clash because of hamstring soreness.
Experienced pair Tom Clurey and Sam Powell-Pepper are also pushing for recalls.
"We have people at our disposal which is great for us, it keeps our list sharp," Montgomery said.
"Whether it be one change or no change depends on the hamstring question with Mitch Georgiades ... maybe he does not miss any time at all."
Port is the sole finalists enjoying home ground advantage, though Geelong downed the Power by 21 points at Adelaide Oval in round 13.
Friday night's finals-opener, currently with a crowd cap of 15,000, is a re-match of last year's qualifying final at the venue which Port won by 16 points.
"We know a lot about the way Geelong play," Montgomery said.
"We are certainly in better form to be able to combat their control game.
"Geelong's game has not changed enormously. What they do is play a really mature game with some wise heads in that team.
"They play a game where they feel they have full control over how they attack and how they defend.
"They have been impressive for a number of years, not just right now.
"We have a fair handle on it ... whether we have the game to challenge them or not, wait and see."