West Coast claimed their first win of the 2021 season in an absolute thriller against Gold Coast at Mineral Resources Park today. And there were plenty of stars who helped them grab the victory.
West Coast are sweating on the fitness of Irish duo Niamh Kelly and Aisling McCarthy ahead of tomorrow’s big clash against Gold Coast at Mineral Resources Park.
Read to full apology statements issued by the AFL, the Gold Coast Suns, and players Alex Sexton and Leigh Osborne to Joel Wilkinson here.
The AFL and the two players issued formal apologies over the blackface incident to former Gold Coast Suns player Joel Wilkinson on Friday.
The luckless former Fremantle, Gold Coast and Melbourne midfielder is back at his junior club, more than a decade since his last game.
Former Dockers Michael Barlow and Zac Clarke teamed up for a memorable win in the Northern Territory.
Fremantle proved they are no one-trick pony when it comes to scoring, finding multiple avenues to overcome a brave Gold Coast by 49 points.
Fremantle continued their winning ways with an 11th consecutive victory, putting away a brave Gold Coast at Fremantle Oval. Here is who impressed and who didn’t.
Former Fremantle midfielder Harley Bennell is in discussions with a local footy team in WA about pulling on the boots in 2021, where he would join several other ex-AFL players.
Former Gold Coast and East Fremantle big man Cameron Loersch has been ruled out for the season after sustaining a serious hip injury at training pre-Christmas.
Former North Melbourne coach Rhyce Shaw will return to AFL coaching ranks in 2021, joining Gold Coast as head of development.
Twenty-two West Aussies’ AFL journeys ended after the completion of the 2020 season, some by their own choice while others were cut. Here’s where they will end up in 2021.
Former Fremantle ball magnet Michael Barlow has been appointed senior coach of Werribee in the new VFL and east coast second-tier competition.
One 2020 finalist will have to pull everything out to be back there next year while a recent premier couldn’t have asked for a better fixture. SEE WHO YOUR CLUB PLAYS TWICE
Al Paton and Catherine Healey
When North Melbourne delivered the first shock of draft night by grabbing midfielder Will Phillips at No.3, the Suns got excited.
After two seasons as Nic Nat’s back-up, Tom Hickey has started life at his fourth AFL club in search of more game time for 2021.
His teammates can’t wait to have him back but Gold Coast aren’t rushing the comeback of AFL young gun Matt Rowell.
The 33-year-old’s final game was the 2018 grand final loss to West Coast. But now he’s nominated for the upcoming AFL drafts.
Oliver Caffrey and staff reporters
Former Gold Coast Suns assistant coach Dean Solomon has revealed his plan to return to AFL coaching took a unique turn at the hands of advice from West Coast coach Adam Simpson.
Is this the man for West Coast’s top draft pick? Subiaco colts coach Chayce Creedy has urged the Eagles to swoop on explosive forward-midfielder Tyler Brockman in Wednesday’s AFL national draft.
Former Fremantle small forward Brandon Matera says he’s hopeful of being picked up in next week’s AFL draft after being delisted earlier this year.
WAFL champion Kyal Horsley reveals when he knew his playing career was over and why he stepped into coaching at West Coast.
Richmond’s Jack Higgins says it’s a ‘dream come true’ to join St Kilda in one of the big moves of day nine. Find out which other players head to new clubs in 2021.
Former Fremantle and Gold Coast livewire Brandon Matera will team up with his brother Bailey in Subiaco’s forward-line next season.
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