The season may be over for 10 AFL teams, but the fun is just beginning, with the 2020 draft now in sight. Here are the prospects each club is eyeing off. Plus, the indicative draft order is revealed.
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Eagles forward Jamie Cripps is confident his two quarantine stints won’t leave him breathless ahead of the elimination final against Collingwood.
Nic Naitanui will vie for the 2020 All Australian ruck position with Melbourne’s Max Gawn after both made the 40-man squad.
West Coast defender and All Australian nominee Brad Sheppard says the Eagles are a “better side” with Jeremy McGovern fit as the vice-captain races the clock to face Collingwood.
West Coast superstar Elliot Yeo’s season is over with the club ruling the gun midfielder out for their upcoming finals campaign due to a persistent groin issue.
West Coast and Fremantle have been recognised with a combined seven players in the AFL’s 2020 All-Australian squad.
West Coast will begin their quest to win their second flag in three years when they host Collingwood at Optus Stadium on Saturday October 3.
West Coast’s cavalry could arrive just in time for their epic elimination final against Collingwood at Optus Stadium as forward Josh Kennedy expects he and Luke Shuey to be right to face the Pies.
Collingwood coach Nathan Buckley concedes his side needs to show significant improvement if it is to advance past the first week of the AFL finals series against West Coast at home.
In a year that tested every player’s resilience, there was a slew of underdogs who rose to the challenge. Mark Robinson runs his eye over a season like no other to name his All-Australian team — and there are plenty of surprises.
In the first of our series on players who will shape the finals, we take a look at Nic Naitanui - a player destined for the big stage and in career-best form but still searching for the ultimate.
The Magpies will head west to face the Eagles in the elimination final. West Coast thrashed Collingwood by 66 points when they last met in Perth in round eight.
West Coast’s elimination final at Optus Stadium will be played in front of the nation’s biggest crowd, with the venue’s capacity set to be lifted from the previous limit of 30,000.
Speaking to 7NEWS, Adam Simpson said the fate of West Coast star Elliot Yeo’s 2020 season will be decided this week as he battles to overcome osteitis pubis. WATCH IT HERE
Few Carlton players have been as universally loved by fans as Matthew Kreuzer. But after an extended battle with injuries, the big ruckman is preparing to tell teammates he will retire.
Essendon premiership winner Matthew Lloyd says he fears the Eagles season is done if they can’t improve on the win against North Melbourne.
He’s regarded as one of the AFL’s stingiest defenders — but there’s one part of Dylan Grimes’ game Mark Robinson can’t stomach. Robbo says it’s time the AFL cracked down on “embarassing” staging for free kicks.
In today’s A Six-Pack Of IPA (Interesting Points, Allegedly), we look at the Eagles’ good-yet-bad tendency of finishing fifth, Fremantle’s defensive club-best, and more.
Zac Mainwaring capped off Claremont’s WAFL colts semi-final victory over Subiaco with a stunning long-range goal on the final siren.
West Coast defender Liam Duggan doesn’t believe it matters that they’ve only beaten one top-four team this season as they chase a second flag in three years.
And then there were two. West Coast will host an elimination final at Optus Stadium against either Collingwood or the Western Bulldogs, depending on Monday night’s result.
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Tom Papley’s wayward kicking cost West Coast a top-four berth, while expansion sides GWS & Gold Coast faded into oblivion. See who made this week’s sinners list & who’s worthy of ‘magnificent’ status.
Geelong made hard work of it, but the Cats outlasted Sydney to officially end West Coast’s top-four hopes. Here’s what needs to happen for the Eagles to face either Collingwood, Melbourne or the Dogs.
Eagles coach Adam Simpson says Josh Kennedy should play in the club’s upcoming final after the star forward was cleared of serious injury.
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