Eagles Season Over – Pies Win Thriller
It’s heartbreak for West Coast and the club’s supporters.
Goals in the fourth term to Pie players Jordan De Goey and Brody Mihocek helping the Pies finish the game winners by the smallest of margins… 11.9.75 to 12.4.76.
Josh Kennedy managing 3 goals for the home side, but it wasn’t enough as they fell short in a tough and tense final term.
Mason Cox standing tall in the first term… The American Pie booting 3 first term goals to give the Pies the early edge.
We spoke with Taylor Adams and Andrew Gaff post game.
Coaches Press Conferences.
Adam Papalia, Karl Langdon, Lee Spurr and Peter Sumich called all the action from Optus Stadium.
West Coast and Collingwood meet again at Optus Stadium in the do or die clash.
The Eagles welcome back their captain Luke Shuey along with other experienced players, Jeremy McGovern, Jamie Cripps and Jack Redden.
“We were pretty comfortable to bring them back in; they’ve ticked all their boxes. Medically a few of them actually have done a couple of extra weeks like Shuey for example and they’re all fit and ready to go.”
Daniel Pratt told 6PR before the game.
“We understand that it’s going to be a huge challenge for us against a great team, obviously with getting a few players back.
“But we’re really happy with were we’ve landed structurally with our team.” Collingwood assistant coach Robert Harvey told us before the game.