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Ugly brawl mars Eagles win

Players get involved in an all-in brawl.

It turned ugly at Adelaide Oval last night as the West Coast Eagles held serious concern for the welfare of Andrew Gaff after being struck to the side of his head with an elbow by Port Adelaide's Tom Jonas midway through the third quarter.

Leppitsch admits his midfield was flogged

Lions coach Justin Leppitsch: "We got smashed in clearances."

A week after Brisbane coach Justin Leppitsch claimed he had the best midfield ever in his coaching career, he admitted the Lions were flogged in this area in their 77-point loss to by Port Adelaide at Adelaide Oval on Sunday.