Fremantle captain Nat Fyfe’s road to round one in the 2022 season just got rockier again with news on Monday that he has developed an infection from surgery on his injured right shoulder.
I have never seen a more poignant AFL photo than the one that ran on the back page of The West Australian on Friday. It is the split second that followed the split second that changed Daniel Venables life.
West Australian Football Commission chief executive Michael Roberts is confident conditions for a West Coast reserves team can be resolved before the end of next week.
If there is common sense in talks this week involving West Coast keeping its WAFL team there are a few simple steps the WAFC can follow to get the best outcome possible.
Fremantle have revealed that the dual Brownlow Medallist underwent further surgery in Perth on Tuesday after progress in his recovery from the injury that prematurely ended his 2021 season had stalled.
West Coast’s options for housing the players not playing AFL have narrowed further with East Perth declaring they will be a standalone club and not part of any alignment.
Mark Duffield and John Townsend
It’s hard to believe that it was 20 years go that horseracing fans in Western Australia had to hold their collective breath as stewards at Moonee Valley heard the protest over the 2001 Cox Plate.
West Coast CEO Trevor Nisbett says recruiting restrictions and fixturing inflexibility made an Eagles team in the WAFL unworkable in the current environment.
The trade period is done and dusted, so The West Australian’s football experts Mark Duffield and Braden Quartermaine pick their best 22 for Fremantle ahead of the 2022 AFL season.
Mark Duffield and Braden Quartermaine
West Coast and Fremantle are confident they will meet the AFL’s February 18 vaccination deadline for players and football staff in the wake of the league’s no jab no play policy.
The trade period is done and dusted, so The West Australian’s football experts Mark Duffield and Braden Quartermaine pick their best 22 for West Coast ahead of the 2022 AFL season.
Mark Duffield & Braden Quartermaine
It will come as no surprise that a bloke with the surname of Brock is built for speed. And that speed has earned young Peel defender Sandy Brock a shot at the big time.
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