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Round 13 Subiaco Oval
Thu, 15 Jun 2017 • 18:10 WST
West Coast Geelong
11.17 (83) 10.10 (70)
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Round 15 Docklands
Sat, 01 Jul 2017 • 11:45 WST
West Coast v Western Bulldogs
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Injury List

Player Injury Weeks
Kennedy Calf test
Tunbridge ACL 1
Venables Tow 2-3
Rioli Hamstring 4-5
Waterman Foot 4-5
Nelson Hamstring indef
Allen Foot indef
Naitanui ACL indef


AFL Ladder

Team P % Pts
1. Adelaide 12 141.7 36
2. GWS Giants 12 116.4 36
3. Geelong 11 117.3 32
4. Richmond 11 111.6 28
5. Port Adel. 11 133.0 24
6. Melbourne 11 110.9 24
7. Essenscum 12 102.9 24
8. W. Bulldogs 11 102.4 24
9. West Coast 11 101.4 24
10. Fremantle 12 78.5 24
11. Coll'wood 12 101.7 20
12. St Kilda 11 92.9 20
13. Gold Coast 11 88.2 20
14. Sydney 11 105.0 16
15. North Melb. 11 93.8 16
16. Carlton 11 80.5 16
17. Hawthorn 12 76.9 16
18. Brisbane 11 70.2 8


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


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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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