West Coast Eagles

How things stand entering round 23

Daniel Cherny 6:15 PM   The top eight landscape entering the final round of the year.

Camporeale keen on coaching Crows full-time

Adelaide interim coaching director John Worsfold chats with Kyle Hartigan during the match against West Coast.

Ashley Porter 5:56 PM   More than ever, Scott Camporeale is keen to take on Adelaide's coaching job full-time.

Crows' first quarter sets up big win over Eagles

Josh Jenkins celebrates a goal.

Ashley Porter 4:47 PM   The remarkable Phillip Walsh spoke of creating a masterpiece and on Sunday the team he so sadly left behind painted a brilliant one at Adelaide Oval that overwhelmed everyone – especially the West Coast Eagles.

Crows in top shape to play Eagles: Camporeale

Scott Camporeale is proud of the way the Crows have responded to the tragedy that befell the club.

Adelaide coach Scott Camporeale says this time will be different. This time, his Crows players won't be in mourning; this time, they are well-prepared to meet West Coast.

Finals likely to start in Perth

Luke Shuey of the Eagles is tackled by Jonathon Ceglar of the Hawks during the round 19 match on Saturday night.

Daniel Cherny   With the eight finalists set after Geelong's loss to Collingwood on Friday night, attention has turned to the potential composition of week one finals, which appear likely to begin in Perth.

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The Magnificent Two – a new-age western

Eagle joy: Guy McKenna, John Worsfold and Chris Mainwaring after the 1992 grand final.

Peter Hanlon   What happens when the west rules the roost? We might be about to find out.

Daniel Kerr opens up on life, drugs, regrets and redemption

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Brendan Foster   Former West Coast Eagles champion Daniel Kerr is a man chasing redemption.

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Crows uncertain on Worsfold's future

Back to coaching? John Worsfold in charge of West Coast in 2013.

The Adelaide Crows don't expect John Worsfold to decide whether he wants to return to AFL coaching until the end of the season.

Worsfold warming to a return to AFL coaching

John Worsfold says his role will be to support the Adelaide players and coaches.

Ronny Lerner   Essendon and Adelaide could be headed for a dogfight over the signature of John Worsfold after the premiership mentor announced he would be open to a return to senior coaching.

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Sinclair making himself indispensable at West Coast

Callum Sinclair has carved out a pivotal role for himself at West Coast.

Brad Elborough   In round 18, West Coast's Callum Sinclair was lying on the Metricon Stadium surface, holding his knee and wondering if his 2015 AFL season was over.

AFL 101: three things we worked out from round 21

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Staff writers   It was a weekend of upsets (Port over Hawthorn), thrilling finishes (like the Cats-Saints draw), potential controversy (Nat Fyfe's report), impressive shellackings (West Coast against the Dogs) and unaccountable dawdling (Stevie J in the goal square). Our crack(pot) panel returns to run the rule over round 21 of the AFL season:

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AFL 2015: Maybe it really is anyone's flag

Threatening: The Kangaroos celebrate their victory over the top-placed Dockers on Sunday.

Rohan Connolly   Never has the rule of thumb about how finals series are played out looked shakier than right now.

Dockers and Eagles in battle for top spot

The battle for the top of the leader board will be fought in the West.

Brad Elborough   In the past five weeks West Coast have beaten some of the AFL's elite teams, but the draw against the Gold Coast in round 18 could end up costing them the minor premiership.

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McGovern due back for West Coast

Murray Newman shortly after his goal at the weekend.

Brad Elborough   West Coast cemented their spot in the top four with Sunday's win over the Western Bulldogs. The next prize? A confirmed finish in the top two.

West Coast zero in on top-two spot

Nic Naitanui of the Eagles celebrates a goal against the Western Bulldogs and acknowledges his mother who recently passed away.

Brad Elborough   West Coast have given themselves a sniff at claiming the minor premiership after running away to 77-point win over a plucky Western Bulldogs at Domain Stadium on Sunday.

Question marks over Naitanui's fitness

Nic Naitanui's preparation for the game against the Bulldogs has been severely interrupted.

Brad Elborough   West Coast coach Adam Simpson is not quite sure what physical or mental state Nic Naitanui will be in on Sunday when the Eagles clash with the Western Bulldogs at Domain Stadium.

Dockers, Eagles in box seat to finish AFL top two

West Coast and Fremantle are set to finish top two.

Brad Elborough   Hawthorn's shock loss to Port Adelaide on Friday night has left the two West Australian sides in the box seat to finish the season on top of the AFL ladder.

Clash of two football philosophies one to savour

Even the young Bulldogs, the skinny kids, play to the utterly audacious plan Luke Beveridge (above) brought to the club less than a year ago.

Martin Flanagan   Two philosophies of the game were on display last weekend.

Eagles' Schofield added to casualty ward

Hamstrung: Will Schofield of the Eagles.

West Coast are set to put their faith in two-game defender Tom Barrass as they attempt to quell the Western Bulldogs' talented forward line in Sunday's top-four showdown at Domain Stadium.

Eagles' Will Schofield: Mum made me delete tweet about Freo's Nick Suban

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Brendan Foster   West Coast Eagles defender Will Schofield says fans can interpret as they like his now-deleted Tuesday night tweet, seemingly aimed at Dockers utility Nick Suban and lamenting the end of the AFL's "player's code".

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