WA product Mitch Duncan is likely to earn scrutiny from Match Review Officer Michael Christian ahead of next week’s clash with West Coast after a hit that knocked Aaron Hall out of the game.
Fallen AFL star Ben Cousins created a buzz at a local Perth footy ground today. And the ex-Eagle confirmed he’ll pull on the boots once again.
Matt Riggio spent much of the off-season contemplating whether to play on this year. He is now happy with his call to remain at Swan Districts.
A dropped Eagle was his team’s best at WAFL level, while Bailey Williams continued his quest to score an AFL call-up. Here’s how each of the WAFL Eagles performed.
Karl Langdon: West Coast must address their last-quarter fadeouts if they are to re-establish their credentials as premiership contenders, starting this week at their bogy ground in Geelong.
Collingwood defender Mark Keane has been offered a one-week suspension for tripping West Coast veteran Josh Kennedy in the second quarter, after it was classified as intentional.
Budding West Coast star Oscar Allen is keen to extend his contract at the Eagles, after announcing himself to the nation with a career-best five-goal haul on the Friday night stage.
For all of the hate WA has copped due to the hard border in the past 12 months, it appears a bit of booing at Optus Stadium has earned back some love from the rest of the nation.
West Coast fans can breathe a sigh of relief after Josh Rotham and Tom Cole shared a happy snap following their sickening collision in the dying stages of their clash against Collingwood.
It’s been five years since Mitch Morton’s crippling anxiety became too much to play the sport he loves at any level. But, after winning his battle, he’s back for his junior club this weekend.
West Coast coach Adam Simpson has declared Oscar Allen’s days in the ruck all but over after a near career-best display against Collingwood.
Collingwood are counting the cost of their loss to West Coast at Optus Stadium tonight with a pair stars sidelined for at least a week and another in doubt.
West Coast’s big win over Collingwood has been soured by a shocking head clash between teammates Tom Cole and Josh Rotham with just seconds remaining in the match.
Dom Sheed will forever be associated with misery for Collingwood. And his three goals in a matter of minutes tonight ensured he’ll remain Collingwood public enemy #1.
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Alex Witherden starred in his West Coast debut and another former Brisbane Lion continued his red-hot form, while a pair of tall forwards made the most of a depleted Pies defence.
It wasn’t just a two-goal deficit for Collingwood at half-time. It was two goals plus two players. And the battered Magpies simply couldn’t match West Coast’s grunt and firepower from there.
If you could sum up West Coast’s efforts in three words, what would you choose? Read our thoughts and register your own after Dom Sheed and the Eagles again tormented the Pies.
Collingwood defender Mark Keane is facing a likely suspension after a tripping incident involving West Coast spearhead Josh Kennedy.
Prime Minister Scott Morrison was not a popular man at Optus Stadium tonight, loudly booed by the big pro-West Coast crowd.
Oscar Allen soared for a hanger to help overcome the absence of Liam Ryan as Collingwood struggled with the challenge of losing two of its biggest stars to early injuries. WATCH HERE
West Coast have drawn the biggest crowd in the southern hemisphere since the COVID pandemic began, with fans packing in to Optus Stadium tonight.
The West Australian can reveal former WA treasurer Ben Wyatt has accepted an offer to join the club and the process has begun to formalise his appointment with the WA Football Commission.
West Coast could be without flying forward Liam Ryan until the mid-season bye, after coach Adam Simpson revealed the concerning extent of his injury.
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