West Coast Eagles
Brad Elborough With six of their 10 remaining games at home, the second-placed West Coast have a terrific opportunity to continue their run as the smoky of the 2015 season.
Staff writers Richmond came back from the dead against Sydney, the two WA teams shored up first and second spots (the Eagles without even playing), Sam Mitchell did something seemingly unseemly and Adam Goodes...well...nobody is quite sure if he did anything or not.
Emma Young Ex-West Coast Eagles star Ben Cousins has been found guilty of causing property damage and trespass and fined a total of $800 plus $150 court costs. Cousins' lawyer Michael Tudori appeared in court and pled guilty on his behalf.
Opposition analyst A "spare" in defence can be a numerical winner, or a cause for concern elsewhere.
Troubled former West Coast star Daniel Kerr dabbled in illicit drugs during his career but denies there was a deep-seated issue with drugs at the AFL club during his time there.
Simon White The sporting year of 2014 will be remembered for many things - LeBron James going home, Hawthorn going back-to-back, the English cricket team going back to the Old Dart a shambles, Rory McIlroy going "bang" and us going out on a limb and naming Blind All-Australian teams.
Staff writers Almost three months have passed - can it really have been that long? - since our crack (pot) team of AFL experts put their heads together and predicted the entire 2015 season in advance.
Staff writers Carlton won. Let us repeat that - Carlton won. Meanwhile, the Demons shocked the Cats (and spoiled Corey Enright's 300th party) and the Eagles showed they were the real deal on the road against Richmond. Our crack (pot) panel returns to run the rule over round 12.
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Brad Elborough Adam Simpson says that a tough travel schedule will be no excuse for lack of performance when West Coast tackles Richmond at the MCG on Friday night.
Mick Malthouse says he was "absolutely shocked" to discover troubled ex-AFL star Ben Cousins started taking drugs while he was coaching him at West Coast.
Staff writers Fremantle nearly lost to the Gold Coast (wait, what?), St Kilda and Melbourne played out a thriller that was decided in the last 40 seconds, Collingwood made it eight wins from 11 and Hawthorn had a rest and watched each of the top four teams record victories.
Matt Murnane West Coast star Nic Naitanui says he was "insulted" by Essendon's decision not to take a recognised ruckman to play against him on Saturday.