Several West Coast players are playing for their careers in the last few games of the season according to coach Adam Simpson. The Eagles boss reviewed the loss to Richmond with boys on Sports Today + latest on Dean Cox.
After he announced his retirement from AFL football today Dean Cox joined the boys on Sports Today. The Eagles legend talks about his plans for the future and some of highlights of his remarkable AFL career. Thanks Coxy!
We will wear Ballantyne getting rubbed out every now and then, that's the message from coach Ross Lyon after the Freo goal sneak was offered a week by the MRP. Freo are yet to decide if they will accept the ban but either way Ross loves him.
Adam Simpson says there focus is soley on beating RIchmond in 2 weeks time and not on the possibility of playing finals. The Eagles coach spoke to Sports Today and was very impressed with what a couple of the kids did against Brisbane.
West Coast coach Adam Simpson says Eric Mackenzie was the teams best in the loss to Sydney on the weekend and he must be the leading contendor for the All Australian full back position. Simpson reviewed the loss on Sports Today.
Stephen Hill will be out for at least 3 weeks. He won't play until after the bye. Coach Ross Lyon told sports today that Michael Johnson is set to return this weekend while Matthew Pavlich is recovering well from illness.
After the signing of Jeremy McGovern, Eagles coach Adam Simpson says he thinks Matt Rosa, Scott Lycett and Andrew Gaff will sign contract extensions in the next few weeks. Simpson says talks are progressing well with their management.
Fremantle coach Ross Lyon says Anthony Morabito is no closer to playing this weekend despite another best on ground effort for Peel. Lyon spoke to Sports Today and says defender Luke Mcpharlin is a small chance to return for the derby.
Former West Coast premiership player Karl Langdon has labelled the 4 players he wouldn't pick for the Eagles this week and at the top of his list is club great Dean Cox. He says the big fella only needs a rest but 3 others should be dropped
Eagles coach Adam Simpson has refuted claims from Brownlow medalist Brad Hardie that his players are cheating in their work off the field which is clearly showing up on it. Simpson joined Brad and Karl on Sports Today.
The Hockeyroos are 2 from 2 at the world cup and Anna Flanagan has starred with 4 goals. Nicknamed "flanboy"Flanagan spoke to boys on Sports Today about life in the Netherlands and reveals her tomboy side.
After an embarrassing effort against North Melbourne, Eagles coach Adam SImpson fronted up on Sports Today and says the club is carrying passengers and it's time to make some tough decisions in selection.
For the second time this year Brent Harvey and the Kangaroos will head to Patersons Stadium. They rolled Fremantle a few weeks ago and Brent Harvey says despite last weeks loss to Geelong they can travel west and roll the Eagles as well.
Eagles star recruit Sharrod Wellingham has admitted that his laziness and attitude toward the game plan resulted in him being dropped from the Team. The former Magpie spoke to the Peter Vlahos and Mark Harvey about what has changed in his approach.
Stephen Hill and Ryan Griffen will come up against 2 of the best taggers in the game on Sunday when the Bulldogs host Freo. Liam Picken will likely tag Hill while Griffen will have to deal with Ryan Crowley. Sports Today spoke to them both about beating a tag.
There was talk Michael Walters might not play again this year after major ankle surgery but Ross Lyon says the Freo goalsneak will be back training in 5 weeks and is set to play 6 weeks before finals in round 18.
It's a job that not many would want to do especially with the new rules coming into the game. Former Richmond great Wayne Campbell is one who has taken the role on and is fronts up to Karl and Harves about where the game is at and where it's going.
Collingwood coach Nathan Buckley says the pressure West Coast's tall unit bring is up there with the best in the competition. Bucks says he is wary of West Coast despite the Eagles 4 wins this year coming against teams down the bottom the ladder.
Tony Ronaldson has played over 600 NBL games including for 3 different Melbourne based sides who have all since folded. He says the decision for the only Victorian club left, Melbourne Tigers to change their name to Melbourne United has left him lost for words.
Fremantle skipper Matthew Pavlich says he strongly considered returning to Adelaide early on in his AFL career, but is glad he decided to stay at the Dockers. Pavlich will notch his 300-game milestone on Saturday when he lines up against Geelong at Patersons Stadium.
Fremantle coach Ross Lyon says David Mundy's hit on Scott Selwood was nothing more than a block but they'll happily accept the reprimand offered + injury updates on Dawson Mcpharlin. Lyon reviews the derby win with Brad and Karl.
After another shocking effort kicking for goal Adam Simpson tells Brad and Karl they might try clearing the head and not practicing it this week. Listen to the WC coach review the Derby loss plus good news for Ellis and Lecras.
The Power have developed a host of youngsters this season that has seen then push to become an AFL powerhouse but don't discount the imput of veteran Kane Cornes. The midfielder joined Brad and Karl to dicuss the upcoming clash with Freo.
What happend when giant Dockers ruckman Aaron Sandilands's Mum threw his lucky undies out? Karl Langdon and Mark Harvey had some fun with the 211cm powerhouse ahead of his match up with Eagles ruckmen Nic Naitanui and Dean Cox in Sunday's Western Derby
Gillon McLachlan is now the most powerful man in footy after being announced as the AFL’s new CEO. Karl Langdon and Mark Harvey spoke to the new boss about the big issues facing the AFL and whether WA teams will get a better run under the new regime.
Fremantle Dockers coach Ross Lyon has hit back at criticism that his team is not working as hard as they were last year. Lyon told Brad and Karl that poor disposal and careless decision making are to blame for two consecutive losses.
West Coast Eagles coach Adam Simpson has demanded better concentration from his players ahead of Sunday's Western Derby. Lapses in concentration has hurt the team in recent weeks and Simpson told Brad and Karl that the players have to learn to take their opportunities under pressure. He also talks about the form of Nic Naitanui and the potential returns of Mark Le Cras and Shannon Hurn
West Ham scout Mike Leigh says Dylan Tombides is easily the most impressive talent he has ever seen and he would have played a lot of first team football last year if not for his illness. Tombides tragically passed away on Friday from cancer.
Zac Dawson has seen the highs and lows of AFL football. The Fremante Defender has endured being de-listed by Hawthorn and two heart-breaking grand final losses at St. Kilda. Dawson told Brad and Karl that being recruited to Fremantle has turned his career around.
VIDEO Eagles captain Darren Glass has been offered one week with an early plea for his hit on Port Adelaide's Chad Wingard. While many in the media have called the penalty grossly inadequate coach Adam Simpson says glass didn't mean it and was just going for the mark.
Fremantle coach Ross Lyon has labelled Hayden Ballantyne actions from the weekends loss to Sydney as 'indisputably undisciplined' and says the goal sneak has let the team down. Lyon says he hopes Ballantyne will use the week suspension to asses his discipline.
After Josh Simpson missed his flight for the clash with Sydney, Freo's Chris Bond says he informed the club at the last minute and is currently unavailable for selection at any level. Bondy spoke to Karl with the latest plus more team news.
Port Adelaide coach Ken Hinkley says the recruitment of fitness guru Darren Burgess from EPL side Liverpool has been key in Powers surge up the AFL ladder. Hinkley joined the boys to preview the clash with West Coast.
Ahead of their clash with Fremantle Sydney Swans assistant coach Stuart Dew reveals the secret to to stopping giant ruckman Aaron Sandilands. And the boys ask the big question, will gun forward Kurt Tippet line up against the Dockers?
Eagles coach Adam Simpson fronted up after their horrible loss to Geelong and the boys grilled him regarding the performance of Nic Naitanui. Is he fit? If he is Brad says he should be dropped on his form alone. Listen to Simpson's and callers thoughts.
WA boy Mitch Duncan is loving life in Geelong and he joined the boys to preview the clash with West Coast on Saturday. Who's in who's out and does Stevie J still have side bets with his players during games? Listen here.
Essendon captain Jobe Watson says his team is feeling confident of a win over a depleted Fremantle side as both teams having suffered a single loss, to Hawthorn. Karl Langdon and Mark Harvey spoke to Watson about the Bombers prep for Sunday.
Ross Lyon says Walters and Mayne have significant ankle injuries, Ibbotson might need shoulder surgery on top of Barlow and Fyfe's suspension the Dockers list is looking real shaky after just 3 rounds. Listen to Lyon here.
Hawthorn's Bradley Hill believes Fremantle can cover for the absence of Michael Barlow, Nat Fyfe and Zac Dawson in Friday's grand-final rematch at the MCG. Stephen's little brother joined Brad and Karl.
Állia Management have relinquished control of NIB Stadium to the government but sports minister Terry Waldron can't guarantee what it will cost the public and if the Glory or Force will get a better deal.
Wildcats coach Trevor Gleeson can't wait for the NBL grand final series against their arch-rivals Adelaide and he has fired the first barb declaring 36ers star Gary Ervin should be on an extended holiday.
After accepting Nat Fyfe's 2 week ban for rough conduct Freo's Chris Bond explains they were left with little choice even though they think the 2 weeks was harsh. Bond explains why and covers Barlow injury and more.
Eagles coach Adam Simpson says as bad as it is to lose Shannon Hurn for 4 - 6 weeks with a knee injury hard nosed defender Beau Waters is ready to roll in 2 weeks. Simpson recaps win over Dee's and more.
Fremantle's Nat Fyfe has been charged with a 2 week suspension and Ross Lyon says even though the're considering appealing the decision, Fyfe has no one to blame but himself with all players aware of the new rule to head high contact.
On Saturday the Dockers will play their annual Starlight Foundation game against the Gold Coast Suns. Ambassador Chris Mayne joined the boys and says it's a great pleasure to raise money for such a worthy cause.
One of our favourites Guy Mckenna has backed his gun midfielder Gary ABlett to play 400 games. Bluey spoke with Brad and Karl ahead of the Suns clash with Fremantle on Saturday afternoon. Can the Suns do the impossible?
Melbourne recruit Colin Sylvia has struggled in his first pre-season with Fremantle. Operations manager Chris Bond says they hope Sylvia's injury is minor but it could be a couple of weeks. Plus latest team news.
Wa will take on NSW for the Shield trophy starting on Friday. Warriors coach Justin Langer joined us and predicted a turning pitch that should suit his side. Plus the news Mitch Marsh will definitely play.
Essendon veteran Dustin Fletcher will surpass SImon Madden's club record total of games on Friday night against the Roos. The wily veteran joined his old team mate Mark Harvey and Brad Hardie for a look back on his career.
Fremantle coach Ross Lyon says Nat Fyfe is fine despite being subbed off against Collingwood. Fyfe was just suffering from major cramps and with a lead of 80 points they weren't prepared to risk their star player.
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It's been a horror run of injury for Anthony Morabito but finally some good news. Assistant coach Brett Kirk previewed tomorrows clash with the Eagles and says Morabito has been doing every drill with the main group for 2 weeks.
Mark Harvey has been involved in AFL Footy for the past 30 years but 2014 will seem him take a year away from the game. Listen to the former Freo coach discuss what happened at the Dockers, Brisbane, Essendon and more.
Fresh after making a century on debut for Australia Nicole Bolton joined Brad and Karl from the MCG. The West Aussie became the first Aussie ot score a century on debut and in the process kept the womens ashes alive.
Perth Glory assistant coach Adam Ord says the club will announce 1 or 2 more attacking signings within a fortnight. Listen to how things are going under new coach Kenny Lowe and what fans can expect on Friday night.
Mickey Arthur has given Brad Haddin a decent whack after the Aussie keeper labelled the former coach insecure. Mickey took it personally and doesnt hold back in his opinion of Haddin and what he brought to the side.
One of the veterans and best people in sports broadcasting Ken Casellas joined us after winning the Dennis Cometti award at the recent WA Footy Media Awards. Listen to the man who invented football stats.
One of our local greats Geoff Marsh will take the coaching reigns for the WA Chairman's XI against England tomorrow. The former Aussie opener has defended the quality of the side including his son Mitch who will return from injury.
West Coast has finalised its senior coaching staff with Adrian Hickmott elevated to new coach Adam Simpson's staff. He joins Brady Rawlings, and Don Pyke as new signings, while Justin Longmuir remains from John Worsfold's coaching panel.
Former Aussie cricket coach Mickey Arthur discusses the latest fallout from RIcky Ponting and Mke Hussey's books plus he updates his Ashes XI and challenges the lack of leadership depth in the test side.
Former Australian cricket coach Mickey Author says he is not surprised with the 12 man squad selected for the first test against England. Twenty20 skipper George Bailey is likely to make his test debut, while Mitchell Johnson was the only WA player selected.
PERTH Glory has confirmedf former Chelsea and Arsenal defender William Gallas has given a verbal commitment to the club according to owner Tony Sage.. Gallas will join the WA club on a one-year deal as long as he passed a medical.
With the ashes not to far away Mickey Arthur gave us his line up for the first test. The former Aussie coach says Bailey and Steve Smith are his smokies to play in the top 6 + he predicts massive fallout if they lose.