West Coast coach Adam Simpson fears the worst for injured big man Drew Petrie with his broken hand.
Controversial West Coast recruit Drew Petrie has been confirmed to make his Eagles debut against his old club North Melbourne in Sunday's season opener at Etihad Stadium.
West Coast coach Adam Simpson needs to unleash a virtually untapped strike force with rising star all-rounder Jeremy McGovern as a regular forward early into this season's premiership campaign.
Fremantle legend Matthew Pavlich is adamant that superstar on-baller Nathan Fyfe will resist free agency lures and sign an extensive Dockers contract this year.
West Coast ruck stocks have been dealt another bitter blow with big man Scott Lycett ruled out for three months with a serious shoulder injury.
A worse than first thought hamstring injury could force fiery Fremantle forward Hayden Ballantyne out of action for up to three months.
It's no wonder Fremantle livewire Michael Walters is flying in the face of his coach Ross Lyon's constant claims that a Dockers finals and premiership revival could take up to four years
West Coast Eagles midfield star Luke Shuey is headed for top priority status to sign a new deal in 2017 despite not being out of contract until the end of next year.
Fremantle ball magnet Lachie Neale is ready to take on a near full strength Collingwood in Mandurah on Saturday after his complete recovery from off-season shoulder and wrist surgery.
Champion Fremantle big man Aaron Sandilands is right on course to play his crucial part in an AFL premiership season opener against Geelong in Perth next month.