West Coast Eagles vs Fremantle Dockers are the last game of AFL round 07, this game are played on Patersons Stadium, Perth, sunday 04 may 2014, 16: 40 (AEDT).
West Coast one place above Fremantle (on percentage) on the ladder. After winning their first three matches this season, the Eagles have dropped their past three including a heart-breaking defeat to Carlton last weekend. The Dockers are also in a slump, losing their past two games, including a shock loss to North last weekend. Always a fierce game, they’ll both be desperate to notch up a win.
Fremantle got the better of their cross-town rivals in round 16 last year. Michael Barlow won his second Ross Glendinning Medal in a row with 26 touches and two goals. Stephen Hill also had the same stats earning himself the three Brownlow votes. Chris Mayne, Matthew Pavlich and Michael Walters all kicked three goals. For the Eagles, Jack Darling kicked five goals.
There has been 38 WA Derby’s with West Coast leading 21-17. Fremantle have won the past three local derbies by an average of 40 points. Since the start of 2010, the Dockers are 5-3 (6-2 against the line) vs West Coast. Fremantle is ranked 1st in hit-outs with an average of 56 per game, the Eagles are third at 47 a game. Michael Barlow and Matthew Pavlich have won three Ross Glendinning Medal’s each for best on ground.
West Coast Eagles:
B: Jamie Bennell, Darren Glass, Eric Mackenzie
HB: Will Schofield, Mitchell Brown, Elliot Yeo
C: Jamie Cripps, Matt Priddis, Matt Rosa
HF: Mark Hutchings, Josh Kennedy, Brad Sheppard
F: Luke Shuey, Nic Naitanui, Jack Darling
Fol: Dean Cox, Scott Selwood, Chris Masten
I/C: Simon Tunbridge, Shannon Hurn, Scott Lycett, Andrew Gaff
In: Simon Tunbridge, Darren Glass, Shannon Hurn
Out: Dom Sheed (omitted), Sharrod Wellingham (omitted), Jeremy McGovern (omitted)
B: Zac Dawson, Luke McPharlin, Lee Spurr
HB: Danyle Pearce, Michael Johnson, Clancee Pearce
C: Paul Duffield, Ryan Crowley, David Mundy
HF: Nat Fyfe, Matthew Pavlich, Hayden Ballantyne
F: Chris Mayne, Zac Clarke, Lachie Neale
Fol: Aaron Sandilands, Tendai Mzungu, Nick Suban
I/C: Cameron Sutcliffe, Hayden Crozier, Matt de Boer, Michael Barlow
EMG: Alex Silvagni, Tommy Sheridan, Jack Hannath
In: Hayden Ballantyne, Michael Barlow
Out: Stephen Hill (hamstring), Tommy Sheridan (omitted)