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Semi Final Sydney Showgrounds
Sun, 17 Sep 2017 • 17:25 WST
West Coast Greater Western Sydney
9.4 (58) 19.11 (125)
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Round 1 Perth Stadium
Sun, 25 Mar 2018 • 16:20 WST
West Coast v Sydney
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Injury List

Player Injury Weeks


AFL Ladder

Team P % Pts
1. Adelaide 22 136.0 62
2. Geelong 22 117.4 62
3. Richmond 22 118.3 60
4. GWS Giants 22 114.9 60
5. Port Adel. 22 129.7 56
6. Sydney 22 126.8 56
7. Essenscum 22 106.5 48
8. West Coast 22 105.7 48
9. Melbourne 22 105.2 48
10. W. Bulldogs 22 97.1 44
11. St Kilda 22 96.9 44
12. Hawthorn 22 90.7 42
13. Coll'wood 22 99.0 38
14. Fremantle 22 74.4 32
15. North Melb. 22 87.6 24
16. Carlton 22 78.2 24
17. Gold Coast 22 76.0 24
18. Brisbane 22 74.3 20


by Matt Quinn
15th June 2017
A tough match, not least to get a preview done before a Thursday game, so teams only this week...



Squads

West Coast Ruck B Shannon Hurn (25)
Eric MacKenzie (16)
Will Schofield (31)
Geelong Ruck
Nathan Vardy (19)  F Daniel Menzel (10)
Harry Taylor (7)
Steven Motlop (32)
Zac Smith (9)
Matthew Priddis (11)  HB Elliot Yeo (6)
Jeremy McGovern (20)
Brad Sheppard (5)
Scott Selwood (16)
Luke Shuey (13)  HF Jordan Murdoch (21)
Rhys Stanley (1)
James Parsons (34)
Patrick Dangerfield (35)
  C Andrew Gaff (3)
Sam Mitchell (1)
Tom Cole (28)
  C Cameron Guthrie (29)
Joel Selwood (14)
Nakia Cockatoo (5)
  HF Lewis Jetta (23)
Jack Darling (27)
Dominic Sheed (4)
  HB Tom Stewart (44)
Lachlan Henderson (25)
Zac Tuohy (2)
  F Mark LeCras (2)
Drew Petrie* (21)
Jamie Cripps (15)
  B Andrew Mackie (4)
Tom Lonergan (13)
Jake Kolodjashnij (8)
West Coast Interchange Tom Barrass (37), Mark Hutchings (34), Jackson Nelson (30), Liam Duggan (14),  
Sam Menegola (27), Darcy Lang (11), Mitch Duncan (22), Jed Bews (24), Geelong Interchange


Weather

Mostly Fine
Maximum Temperature:10

Changes

Two changes for the Eagles, with Toms Cole and Barrass recalled for veterans Sam Butler and Josh Hill.

Geelong have recalled Jed Bews and Rhys Stanley for big men Mark Blicavs and Tom Hawkins.

Injuries and Suspensions

Player Injury Weeks
Lycett Shoulder test
Watson Ankle test
Shuey Calf test
LeCras Hip test
Wellingham Ankle 1
Kennedy Calf 3
Tunbridge ACL 3
Allen Foot 4
Waterman Foot 6-7
Naitanui ACL indef


Lead up

The Eagles are coming off three losses in a row, including first time losses to the newer expansion clubs and have slipped to ninth. Can it be turned around?

Matchups


Recent Meetings

2016, Round 7 Kardinia Park
Geelong 2.4 9.7 12.11 18.15 (123)
West Coast 3.1 4.2 9.5 12.7 (79)
Sat 7th May 2016 Geelong by 44

2015, Round 9 Subiaco Oval
West Coast 2.6 4.17 9.21 16.24 (120)
Geelong 3.1 5.2 9.3 10.4 (64)
Sun 31st May 2015 West Coast by 56


Head to Head


Overall: West Coast 24 Geelong 24 Draws 1
At Subiaco Oval West Coast 9 Geelong 8 Draws 0

West Coast biggest win: 80 points; West Coast 20.23 (143) d Geelong 8.15 (63) at MCG, 1994, Grand Final
Geelong biggest win: 135 points; Geelong 28.14 (182) d West Coast 5.17 (47) at Subiaco Oval, 2008, Round 13


Other Matches


Summary

I guess I should make some sort of prediction. I think this one is a 50/50 proposition, so go the heart.

Prediction: West Coast by 8 points.



 
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