"He is definitely pushing his business, I thought his match was excellent at the weekend, so he certainly keeps his dream alive.
"The most important thing for Bernie is that he wants the club to do well, at both the FLF level and AFL level, he just wants to be part of something unique in our club and he will continue to do what he can to play the club. best footy for our footy club. "
The recovering half-back with 229 senior matches had 22 hits for Casey last weekend after he had worked feverishly to return.
Even if the demons continue in the big AFL final, he is faced with a huge battle to earn a senior recall, because his only hope would seem to be fellow Jordan Lewis, who would also act as a rebounding defender, wounded would hit.
The Demons can call an unchanged side to face the Eagles, as it was a strong overall performance against Hawthorn last week.