West Coast Eagles

Clubs trade height for heat in pre-season training

Peter Hanlon 6:31 PM   Football clubs have shifted away from altitude training and gone in search of the sun.

WA football won't take the reins of the new Perth Stadium at Burswood

The WAFC won't operate the new Perth Stadium.

A Perth-based consortium involving the WA Football Commission has reacted angrily to being snubbed by the state government as the preferred operator of the new Perth Stadium.

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Ben Cousins returns to Eagles to support son of Chris Mainwaring

Ben Cousins and Nic Naitanui

West Coast's prodigal son Ben Cousins is not taking on any kind of permanent role with his former club - but recently returned to the fold to support the child of another former Eagles favourite, the late Chris Mainwaring.

Eagles recruit Kurt Mutimer to miss start of season after hamstring surgery

Eagles draftee Kurt Mutimer to miss start of the season after hamstring surgery.

West Coast Eagles recruit Kurt Mutimer will miss the start of the AFL season after having hamstring surgery this week.

Ben Cousins returns to West Coast Eagles and snaps photo with Nic Nat

Ben Cousins and Nic Naitanui

Brendan Foster   West Coast champion Ben Cousins was back in Eagles colours on Friday and even took time out to pose for a photo with the new owner of his old jumper.

The final judgment - a life well lived

John Silvester Naked City

John Silvester   After being hauled over the coals for not drinking the sponsor's product Ken Judge continued to imbibe his beer of choice.

Beams hopeful of returning for Lions' season opener

Still recovering: Dayne Beams hopes to be fit to play in Brisbane's first-round match against West Coast.

Brisbane midfielder Dayne Beams continues to recover from a shoulder reconstruction but remains hopeful of playing in round one.

West Coast Eagle Damien Cavka forced to retire because of foot injury

West Coast draftee Damien Cavka has been forced into shock retirement from the game.

Brendan Foster   Young West Coast Eagles midfielder Damien Cavka's dream of playing of AFL football has been shattered after was forced to retire because of a debilitating foot injury.

Ex-Eagle Karl Langdon in hospital after being stung by a stingray

Karl Langdon's foot.

Brendan Foster   Former West Coast player player and Radio 6PR commentator Karl Langdon is in hospital after he was stung by a stingray while fishing in Mandurah on Wednesday morning.

Shannon Hurn to captain Eagles again

Back at the helm:  Shannon Hurn of the West Coast Eagles.

West Coast defender Shannon Hurn has been named Eagles captain for a second straight season, with star midfielder Luke Shuey elevated into the club's leadership group.

Remembering WA footy legend Ken Judge and his brave fight

Ken Judge took on the gruelling task of coaching after his playing days were over.

Kim Hagdorn   For all of his ability and achievements on sporting fields, it was a brave fight many didn't see that perhaps best summed up Ken Judge.

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Former West Coast Eagles and Hawthorn coach Ken Judge dead

Ken Judge took on the gruelling task of coaching after his playing days were over.

Brendan Foster   WA football is in mourning after the death of former Eagles and Hawthorn coach Ken Judge - on what would have been his birthday.

Ken Judge remembered as a 'different coach' who loved his footy

Dean Cox, seen here in the background, was one of Ken Judge's early development projects at West Coast.

Brendan Foster   Former West Coast and Hawthorn coach Ken Judge wasn't everyone's cup of tea, but to the people who knew him, said he was incredibly passionate about football.

Eagles star Mark LeCras hints he could play in defence in 2016

Star Eagle Mark LeCras has hinted he could spend time in defence this season.

Simon White   West Coast star Mark LeCras has dropped a hint he could playing in defence at times during the 2016 season, as the Eagles look to go one step better than last year's grand final loss to Hawthorn.

Eagles' most excellent wins

The Eagles

Rohan Connolly   West Coast have been a consistently successful club since entering the VFL in 1987. But some Eagles' home and away wins across nearly 30 seasons still stand out from the pack. Here they are.

New West Coast Eagle Jack Redden suffers adductor injury setback

Jack Redden in action for the Brisbane Lions. Picture Sebastian Costanzo. The Age.

​Former Brisbane midfielder Jack Redden remains on track to make his West Coast debut during the pre-season despite suffering a setback in his recovery from an adductor injury.

Ben Cousins set for reality TV spot?

Ben Cousins has been linked with reality TV.

David Baker   Fallen AFL and ex-West Coast Eagle star Ben Cousins is reportedly mulling over an offer of a spot on TV reality show I'm A Celebrity... Get Me Out Of Here.

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Eagles getting the edge in experience

Better for the experience: The Eagles will boast a more mature list in 2016.

Rohan Connolly   West Coast have lost some seasoned players, but the Eagles will still go into 2016 with a significantly more experienced list overall than they did this year.

Adam Simpson says West Coast Eagles won't just copy Hawthorn

Adam Simpson says the inability to kick straight made West Coast uncompetitive.

​West Coast coach Adam Simpson says his team can't afford to merely copy Hawthorn next season if they are to break their 10-year flag drought.

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No imitation game for Eagles

Adam Simpson says the inability to kick straight made West Coast uncompetitive.

West Coast coach Adam Simpson says he's not just going to copy Hawthorn in an attempt to win the AFL flag in 2016.