David Prestipino & Simon White We're back for the second Friday Forecast ahead of a glorious western derby weekend.
Brad Elborough, Perth West Coast's team for Sunday's western derby will boast eight more round-one draft picks than their opponents Fremantle, including two more from the top 10.
Brad Elborough Ross Lyon says West Coast's midfield is full of talent and they should not be discounted as a threat just because a couple of their key defenders have been sidelined for the season.
Brad Elborough The potential of Fremantle and West Coast's respective line-ups for this weekend's Western Derby show the Eagles as firm favourites.
Brad Elborough After dominating all facets of the game against Geelong last weekend, Fremantle has identified goalkicking as one area in need of improvement.
Fremantle coach Ross Lyon says he still loves the way Hayden Ballantyne plays despite the goalsneak falling foul of the AFL's match review panel yet again.
Staff writers We're a fortnight into the AFL season and two of the top five spots of the ladder are taken up by...GWS and the Western Bulldogs! Meanwhile, Port Adelaid and Geelong are still chasing their first wins. Our crack (pot) panel reassembles to run the rule over all the happenings from round two.
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David Prestipino & Simon White We're back for the second Friday Forecast ahead of a heavily-armoured weekend of thrilling sport.
If Steve Johnson thinks he's escaped the clutches of Fremantle antagonist Ryan Crowley, he better think again. Crowley will miss Sunday's clash with Geelong at Simonds Stadium while he awaits his hearing at the AFL's Anti-Doping Tribunal.
Brad Elborough Fremantle is not buying into any suggestion that Geelong is on the slide, even after the Cats' 62-point thumping at the hands of Hawthorn on Monday.
Brad Elborough Speculation that Matthew Pavlich and Luke McPharlin will call time on their careers at the end of this season may be premature.