West Coast beat undermanned Gold Coast convincingly, but top four eludes Eagles.
AFL fans are in for a Buddy good Friday night as the unbeaten North Melbourne faces its toughest challenge of the season so far against an on-song Lance Franklin and the Sydney Swans.
A raft of injuries has forced the Fremantle Dockers to make five changes for their game against St Kilda at Etihad Stadium on Saturday afternoon.
Star Eagles midfielder Luke Shuey says West Coast teammate Nic Naitanui "made" Tom Jonas apologise to a poleaxed Andrew Gaff and admits a red card rule in the AFL "has merit", particularly in the case of big games.
Troubled ex-West Coast Eagles gun Daniel Kerr feared he was going to have to get used to wearing prison greens after he was sent to Hakea Prison earlier this month for breaching a violent restraining order against his former wife.
Troubled ex-West Coast Eagles gun Daniel Kerr has pleaded guilty to breaching a violent restraining order against his former wife in court on Tuesday.
Forget about a send-off rule - here are five changes to footy that would be much easier to do and make the game better straight away.
West Coast coach Adam Simpson has ruled out resting any of his top Eagles as star midfielder Andrew Gaff recovers from concussion in a bid to play Sunday's potentially lopsided clash with injury-ravaged Gold Coast.
Port Adelaide defender Tom Jonas says he's prepared to be given an inevitable AFL suspension on Tuesday after knocking out West Coast's Andrew Gaff in Saturday's match.
The West Coast Eagles won away (wait, what?), the Fremantle Dockers lost again (ho-hum), Richmond could realistically push for the eight and the Swans flexed their muscles against the Hawks.
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.
West Coast Eagles midfielder Andrew Gaff appeared to be in a serious condition after an ugly head-high contact with Port Adelaide's Tom Jonas midway through the third quarter at Adelaide Oval.
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Fremantle has as expected recalled veteran spearhead Matthew Pavlich for Saturday night's clash with Richmond, as West Coast heads into an away date with Port Adelaide with an unchanged lineup.
West Coast has allayed fears that power forward Josh Kennedy will miss the Eagles clash with Port Adelaide on Saturday.
Motorists heading into the city along Kwinana Freeway on Wednesday morning were confronted with an anti-Islam banner similar to the one unfurled during the Western Derby last month.
West Coast coach Adam Simpson has refused to guarantee Lewis Jetta a recall for a road trip engagement with Port Adelaide on Saturday after the ace recruit was dropped to the WAFL.
Our crack(pot) panel returns to assess a weekend in which the Eagles dished out a hiding, the Dockers won (a half at least) and Richmond beat Sydney in one of the best games you would ever see.
West Coast won't be able to prove they aren't flat-track bullies until later in the season, but in the meantime they can't do much more than they did on Sunday at Domain Stadium.
Hating on AFL umpires could just about be considered a national sport.