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Eagles boost finals claims with big win over Melbourne

Brad Elborough West Coast finds itself right in the mix to snatch a spot in the final eight at the 11th hour after beating Melbourne by 66 points at Patersons Stadium on Saturday night.

Eric Mackenzie says Beau Waters will be a new recruit for Eagles

Eric Mackenzie says Beau Waters will be like a new recruit for the Eagles this season.

Brad Elborough West Coast is already excited about one of the new additions to its squad for season 2015 - Beau Waters.

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Scott Lycett signs with West Coast Eagles for four years

Scott Lycett has re-signed with West Coast for four years.

Brad Elborough West Coast ruckman Scott Lycett has re-signed with the Eagles for another four seasons.

West Coast Eagles dilemma: where will Dean Cox be in 2015

Big shoes to fill: Dean Cox will retire from playing at the end of the season to take up an extended coaching role at the Eagles.

Brad Elborough As the sun seemingly goes down on Dean Cox's career, speculation is building as to what he'll be doing in 2015.

Bombers snatch thrilling win against Eagles to finally get a happy ending

Dyson Heppell keeps close tabs on Luke Shuey.

Rohan Connolly If Essendon was looking for some sort of emotional boost at the start of this critical game against West Coast, it couldn't have written a better script than what actually unfolded.

West Coast Eagles confident big man Scott Lycett will stay

Shannon Hurn is confident Scott Lycett will resign with West Coast.

West Coast defender Shannon Hurn is confident Scott Lycett will follow in his footsteps by making Western Australia his home.

Eagles must ignore Essendon's off-field distractions: Shannon Hurn

Shannon Hurn.

Brad Elborough West Coast defender Shannon Hurn says the Eagles need to ignore Essendon’s off-field distractions in the lead-up to Saturday’s crucial clash with the Bombers at Etihad Stadium on Saturday...

Star Eagles duo Priddis and Mackenzie in line for AFL honours

West Coast midfielder Matt Priddis is shaping as a dark horse to win this year's Brownlow Medal, while Eagles coach Adam Simpson says Eric Mackenzie deserves to claim a maiden berth in the AFL's...

Eagles dealt blow: LeCras ruled out

Mark LeCras has been battling injury.

Essendon are breathing a sigh of relief, with star West Coast forward Mark LeCras ruled out of Saturday's crunch AFL clash at Etihad Stadium.

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West Coast Eagles face exhausting schedule if finals push succeeds

The Eagles face a tough road ahead.

Brad Elborough West Coast potentially faces the exhausting challenge of playing on the Gold Coast on Sunday of round 23, and then travelling east again the following week to begin finals action.

Bombers to lose Carlisle for vital Eagles clash

MELBOURNE, AUSTRALIA - JULY 20:  Jake Carlisle of the Bombers celebrates a goal during the round 18 AFL match between the Western Bulldogs and the Essendon Bombers at Etihad Stadium on July 20, 2014 in Melbourne, Australia.  (Photo by Michael Dodge/Getty Images)

Essendon has been dealt a massive blow for it clash with West Coast with swingman Jake Carlisle ruled out due to back spasms.

Eagles back in finals race with big win over Magpies

Scott Lycett and Dean Cox have reason to smile at Patersons Stadium on Sunday.

Brad Elborough West Coast has rejoined the tight race for a spot in the top eight in amazing fashion.

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Eagles fans say they'd happily take on Tyrone Vickery again

James and Ben say they wouldn't hesitate to get stuck into Tyrone Vickery again.

Simon White Two West Coast Eagles fan who engaged in a passionate tete-a-tete with Richmond's Tyrone Vickery on Friday night say they did not overstep the mark and say they would not hesitate to repeat their...

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Adam Simpson: West Coast Eagles have to be bigger, stronger

West Coast coach Adam Simpson.

Brad Elborough West Coast coach Adam Simpson has identified size and strength as something the Eagles need to work on for them to begin their climb up the AFL ladder.

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AFL guernsey clash: It won't be all white on the night for disgruntled Eagles

West Coast will wear its white clash jumper against Richmond despite being the home team.

Daniel Cherny West Coast has urged its fans to voice their discontent to the AFL, claiming the league has forced the club to wear its predominantly white alternate jumper in Friday night's clash against Richmond...

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Eagles breathe new life into finals hopes with win

Well done, Eagles: Luke Shuey (left) and Patrick McGinnity celebrate their win.

Ashley Porter The Eagles have come from obscurity to upset Adelaide by 31 points and enter the finals race – but their coach Adam Simpson doesn’t think they’ll get there.

Eagles re-sign young pair

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With Dean Cox's retirement now confirmed, West Coast has re-signed one of its out-of-contract ruckmen - but it's not Scott Lycett.

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Adam Simpson says West Coast Eagles intend to shape AFL finals

West Coast coach Adam Simpson says he won't be giving games away to players who don't earn them.

Brad Elborough Playing finals footy is a long shot for West Coast this season - but Adam Simpson says that if his side can’t taste September action in 2014, it will have a big say on which teams do.

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West Coast Eagles slam dunk Adelaide's finals hopes

Will Schofield of the Eagles dashes clear of Adelaide's Josh Jenkins in Saturday's victory.

Ashley Porter The Crows feted one of their highest-profile fans, San Antonio Spurs NBA championship star Patty Mills before the game at Adelaide Oval, but in true basketball fashion they themselves were slammed...

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Mark Hutchings looms as key to Eagles chances

Mark Hutchings.

Brad Elborough West Coast’s Mark Hutchings is another example of the twists that an AFL career can take.