Lavington has received a clearance for Albury recruit Shaun Driscoll.
The midfielder had joined the Tigers for the 2020 season, but it was cancelled due to COVID.
However, after winning best on ground in home club Wagga Tigers' grand final win over Leeton Whitton in last year's AFL Riverina Championship, Driscoll agreed to return.
But he wasn't named in Albury's team for the Easter Saturday clash against Wangaratta Rovers.
Driscoll is a multiple point player with the Tigers fielding their maximum of 38 in the five-point win.
Lavington used only 31 of its 38 points in the win over Yarrawonga.
Driscoll wasn't named in the Panthers' team to host Wodonga Raiders on Saturday night.
Former O and M representative Lachie Taylor-Nugent was named Albury's best in the reserves clash last week, but he hasn't been named in either grade.
"We've been speaking to Lachie about that and Lachie's going really well from our point of view," Tigers' co-coach Luke Daly revealed when quizzed if player points was the reason.
Meanwhile, the Tigers have made three changes for Saturday's home game against Corowa-Rutherglen.
Veterans Daniel Cross and Dean Polo are unavailable, while Zach Bye is awaiting news on the extent of the knee injury he suffered against Rovers.
Bye's physio referred him for an MRI scan.
"It's probably not looking great, but we'll wait to see what the scan reveals," Daly said of the emerging ruckman.
Will Blomeley, seven-time premiership player Luke Packer and Tom O'Brien have been named in the team.
Elsewhere, Wangaratta is unchanged for Saturday night's home blockbuster against Myrtleford.
It means four premiership players, including Victoria Country rep Dylan Van Berlo, will play reserves.
The Saints have made just the one change with former AFL player Kury Aylett out injured, while rugged defender Nathan Laracy comes in.
Interestingly, Saints' co-coach Jake Sharp hasn't been named, after injuring his ankle in the pre-season.
And Wangaratta Rovers have made seven changes against North Albury on Saturday.
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