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

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.


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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Eagles' Dean Cox cleared of injury

Dean Cox.

Brad Elborough The fact Dean Cox has escaped structural damage to his jaw is unlikely to help Richmond's Ty Vickery at the AFL tribunal this week.


The problem with superstars - Sydney still has the L-plates on

Wayne Carey.

Wayne Carey Sydney has arguably been the greatest ‘team’ in the AFL over the past decade, but Hawthorn is setting the standards.


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 re-sign young pair

Brad Sheppard

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.


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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No magical 300 for Eagles favourite Dean Cox

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.

Justin Chadwick In the end, it was the ever-growing grind rather than a painful injury that wore Dean Cox down.

West Coast Eagles legend Dean Cox announces AFL retirement

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Liam Ducey West Coast Eagles ruckman Dean Cox has announced he will retire at the end of the season.

Win tickets to Eagles' 1994 premiership 20th anniversary dinner

Brett Heady, Mick Malthouse and Dean Kemp embrace after West Coast's 1994 premiership win.

Got some special memories of how you celebrated the West Coast Eagles' 1994 premiership?


Eagles triumph over Lions through late Hutchings goal

Will Schofield of the Eagles competes for the ball with Michael Close of the Lions.

Daniel Cherny It was a clash between two outfits looking to the future and ultimately it was West Coast that prevailed - albeit only after a gritty final quarter charge from the Lions was thwarted by a brilliant...

West Coast Eagles eye 2014 AFL finals

Young West Coast midfielder Dom Sheed in action for the Eagles.

Brad Elborough West Coast defender Shannon Hurn says that the Eagles player selections over the past few weeks does not indicate they have given up on playing finals in 2014.

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West Coast Eagles look to hurt top-eight fancies

Luke Shuey looks to get rid of the ball under pressure.

Brad Elborough It’s getting close to the stage of the season where things went pear-shaped for West Coast in 2013.

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Time to experiment for Eagles: West Coast coach Adam Simpson

Simpson and Sheed

Brad Elborough Adam Simpson says it’s not the size of the midfielder that counts, but how they play the game and that speed is even secondary to a player simply “having a crack”.

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Xavier Ellis lands 100th game at West Coast Eagles

Xavier Ellis will play his 100th game this weekend.

Brad Elborough Xavier Ellis’ 100th AFL game milestone would probably receive more fanfare if he were wearing a Hawthorn jumper while celebrating it.


Captaincy race takes flight at West Coast Eagles

The retirement of Darren Glass has left the Eagles without a skipper.

Brad Elborough The next West Coast captain appears to be a race between five players.

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Three into two doesn't go for Adam Simpson with Eagles rucks

Simpson and Lycettt

Brad Elbororough West Coast coach Adam Simpson is finding out the hard way that three into two just doesn’t go.

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West Coast Eagles lose Mitch Brown to injury again

Brad Elborough, Perth West Coast has an anxious wait to learn the extent of defender Mitch Brown's knee injury, but coach Adam Simpson has already ruled out a return by retired captain Darren Glass.


Dockers' sixth straight win may have ended Eagles' finals hopes

Matthew Pavlich of the Dockers handballs as he is tackled.

Brad Elborough It took a piece of Danyle Pearce magic to seal Fremantle's seven-point win over West Coast at Patersons Stadium on Saturday.

East link stokes faraway fires for travelling Eagles

Leon Dolliver never forgot the appeal of Subiaco.

Neil McMahon His football passion spans six decades, three states and two clubs.