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SportsFan
Clarko takes inspiration from Eaglesexperienced Ben McEvoy. "We've always used our ruckmen in a 50-50 capacity. As
Clarko takes inspiration from Eagles
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experienced Ben McEvoy. "We've always used our ruckmen in a 50-50 capacity. As you saw last night with Giles replacing (Nic) Naitanui, any player can come in and do a role for their side and that's what we're expecting from Fitzy," Clarkson... Read more
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SportsFan
Eagles soaring ahead of finalsafter an unconvincing start to the year. Simpson said West Coast used the mid-
Eagles soaring ahead of finals
SportsFan / Posted yesterday
after an unconvincing start to the year. Simpson said West Coast used the mid-year bye to review their tactics after Nic Naitanui suffered an achilles injury which sidelined him for six games. "There's no doubt we started slowly this year... Read more
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SportsFan
Eagles soaring ahead of AFL finalsafter an unconvincing start to the year. Simpson said West Coast used the mid-
Eagles soaring ahead of AFL finals
SportsFan / Posted yesterday
after an unconvincing start to the year. Simpson said West Coast used the mid-year bye to review their tactics after Nic Naitanui suffered an achilles injury which sidelined him for six games. "There's no doubt we started slowly this year... Read more
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metro
Blogger receives death threats for sharing child's 'blackface' tributekit. The photograph quickly went viral and comments flooded in branding the mo
Blogger receives death threats for sharing child's 'blackface' tribute
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kit. The photograph quickly went viral and comments flooded in branding the mother who dressed up her son as ‘his idol’ Nic Naitanui as a ‘racist’. Hall eventually deleted the post and warned her fans that her site is ‘not a place for posts... Read more
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Evening Standard
Footballer left with 'hurt heart' after child's 'blackface' tributeAustralian footballer Nic Naitanui today told how he was left with “hurt heart”
Footballer left with 'hurt heart' after child's 'blackface' tribute
Evening Standard / Posted yesterday
Australian footballer Nic Naitanui today told how he was left with “hurt heart” after a mother “blacked up” her child in a backfired tribute to him. The AFL player called for better education about race after the mother put her son in a “blackface”... Read more
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SportsFan
High-flying Eagles beat Crows in AFLwill also fill the Eagles with confidence they can perform against the competit
High-flying Eagles beat Crows in AFL
SportsFan / Posted yesterday
will also fill the Eagles with confidence they can perform against the competition's best sides without injured star Nic Naitanui, who was replaced admirably by back-ups Scott Lycett and Jonathan Giles. Adelaide could finish as low as fifth,... Read more
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Australian Broadcasting Corporation
Eagles stun Crows to throw top eight into chaoswill also fill the Eagles with confidence they can perform against the competit
Eagles stun Crows to throw top eight into chaos
Australian Broadcasting Corporation / Posted yesterday
will also fill the Eagles with confidence they can perform against the competition's best sides without injured star Nic Naitanui, who was replaced admirably by back-ups Scott Lycett and Jonathan Giles. Adelaide could finish as low as fifth,... Read more
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SportsFan
High-flying Eagles beat Crowswill also fill the Eagles with confidence they can perform against the competit
High-flying Eagles beat Crows
SportsFan / Posted yesterday
will also fill the Eagles with confidence they can perform against the competition's best sides without injured star Nic Naitanui, who was replaced admirably by back-ups Scott Lycett and Jonathan Giles. Adelaide could finish as low as fifth,... Read more
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WA Today
Perth blogger Constance Hall swamped with support after Nic Nat blackface threatssupport after receiving "death threats" for deleting a photo of a boy who donne
Perth blogger Constance Hall swamped with support after Nic Nat blackface threats
WA Today / Posted 2 days ago
support after receiving "death threats" for deleting a photo of a boy who donned blackface to pay homage to Eagles star Nic Naitanui. A Perth mother, who WAtoday has chosen not to name, posted a photo on Ms Hall's Facebook page of her son... Read more
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The New Zealand Herald
Constance Hall received death threats over blackface post removalblogger Constance Hall claims she has received "death threats" for removing a p
Constance Hall received death threats over blackface post removal
The New Zealand Herald / Posted 2 days ago
blogger Constance Hall claims she has received "death threats" for removing a photo of a young boy in blackface as AFL star Nic Naitanui from her Facebook page. On Thursday, a West Australian mother posted a photo on Hall's public Facebook account... Read more
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Mashable
Indigenous rapper expertly shuts down people defending blackfacebroken down just how invalid all defences of the practice are. The child was d
Indigenous rapper expertly shuts down people defending blackface
Mashable / Posted 2 days ago
broken down just how invalid all defences of the practice are. The child was dressed to look like Australian rules player Nic Naitanui, who is of Fijian descent, for a school event called Book Week. You're meant to dress as your favourite book... Read more
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News.com.au
AFL star responds to blackface postAFL footballer Nic Naitanui has called for Australians to learn about the origi
AFL star responds to blackface post
News.com.au / Posted 2 days ago
AFL footballer Nic Naitanui has called for Australians to learn about the origins of blackface after a Perth primary school boy's costume of his idol caused a furore. The boy's skin was painted brown by his mother as part of the boy's attempt to... Read more
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Sky News Australia
Backlash over Book Week blackfaceparade dressed in blackface, has sparked outrage across social media. In effor
Backlash over Book Week blackface
Sky News Australia / Posted 2 days ago
parade dressed in blackface, has sparked outrage across social media. In effort to look like his idol, AFL footballer Nic Naitanui, the boy's mother painted his skin brown as part of the parade whereby students dress up as their idol and the... Read more
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WA Today
Perth mother responds to "blackface" controversyThe Perth mother under fire for painting her son's face brown to emulate his AF
Perth mother responds to "blackface" controversy
WA Today / Posted 2 days ago
The Perth mother under fire for painting her son's face brown to emulate his AFL hero Nic Naitanui at a school dress-up day says she has been called "every single name under the sun" since bragging about her son's costume online on Thursday. The... Read more
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Junkee
The AFL Star At The Centre Of Australia’s Latest Blackface Controversy Has Respondedin Australia. This time around a Perth mum has attracted heavy criticism after
The AFL Star At The Centre Of Australia’s Latest Blackface Controversy Has Responded
Junkee / Posted 2 days ago
in Australia. This time around a Perth mum has attracted heavy criticism after dressing her son up as West Coast player Nic Naitanui, complete with face paint, and bragging about it on Facebook. But that’s not even the worst bit. The woman... Read more
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The Age
'It's a shame': Nic Naitanui responds to blackface outrageAFL player Nic Naitanui has responded to the Book Week blackface controversy, s
'It's a shame': Nic Naitanui responds to blackface outrage
The Age / Posted 2 days ago
AFL player Nic Naitanui has responded to the Book Week blackface controversy, saying it's a shame people are unaware of its painful historical significance. Book Week blackface: The boy dressed up as AFL footballer Nic Naitanui. Photo: Twitter The... Read more
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Rippa
AFL Round 23 Teams: Stringer left out of Dogs line up, while Cats welcome back key trio for Melbourne clashaction gets underway on Friday night when the Adelaide Crows play host to the W
AFL Round 23 Teams: Stringer left out of Dogs line up, while Cats welcome back key trio for Melbourne clash
Rippa / Posted 2 days ago
action gets underway on Friday night when the Adelaide Crows play host to the West Coast Eagles and after losing Nic Naitanui to a serious knee injury last weekend, the Eagles have named Jonathan Giles to replace the star forward in the... Read more
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SportsFan
Dump / grab / carry: AFL Round 23(RUC, $480,000) should be out of your side. His 106 last week was nice but he w
Dump / grab / carry: AFL Round 23
SportsFan / Posted 2 days ago
(RUC, $480,000) should be out of your side. His 106 last week was nice but he won't reach it this round, surely. With Nic Naitanui (RUC, $388,000) unavailable as well, many Fantasy coaches will be looking to the big guns in the ruck this... Read more
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The Age
Blackface outrage: Mother paints son's skin for Book Week paradeConstance Hall, has prompted widespread condemnation on Twitter. Book Week bla
Blackface outrage: Mother paints son's skin for Book Week parade
The Age / Posted 2 days ago
Constance Hall, has prompted widespread condemnation on Twitter. Book Week blackface: The boy dressed up as AFL footballer Nic Naitanui. Photo: Twitter It has since been removed from the page. In her original post, shared on social media by... Read more
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SportsFan
Higgins, Cloke among big AFL recallsamongst a host of changes. Journeyman ruckman Jonathan Giles has won the race
Higgins, Cloke among big AFL recalls
SportsFan / Posted 2 days ago
amongst a host of changes. Journeyman ruckman Jonathan Giles has won the race to replace injured West Coast ruckman Nic Naitanui for Friday night's blockbuster against the Crows at Adelaide Oval. The Crows have recalled Ricky Henderson and... Read more
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SportsFan
Dogs' Stringer misses AFL selection againfrom injury for Sunday's AFL clash with Fremantle at Domain Stadium. West Coas
Dogs' Stringer misses AFL selection again
SportsFan / Posted 2 days ago
from injury for Sunday's AFL clash with Fremantle at Domain Stadium. West Coast have turned to Jonathan Giles to replace Nic Naitanui (knee) for Friday night's blockbuster against Adelaide, while The Crows have recalled Ricky Henderson and Cam... Read more
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SportsFan
Crows, Eagles tight-lipped on AFL changeshome elimination final or a top four finish if they win. With the Eagles flyin
Crows, Eagles tight-lipped on AFL changes
SportsFan / Posted 3 days ago
home elimination final or a top four finish if they win. With the Eagles flying two possible replacements for injured star Nic Naitanui to Adelaide in an extended squad, Pyke is also keeping his cards close to his chest. Adelaide will make at... Read more
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SportsFan
Crows, Eagles tight-lipped on changeshome elimination final or a top four finish if they win. With the Eagles flyin
Crows, Eagles tight-lipped on changes
SportsFan / Posted 3 days ago
home elimination final or a top four finish if they win. With the Eagles flying two possible replacements for injured star Nic Naitanui to Adelaide in an extended squad, Pyke is also keeping his cards close to his chest. Adelaide will make at... Read more
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WA Today
Nic Naitanui 'won't stop talking' after knee surgery, jokes girlfriendWest Coast Eagles superstar Nic Naitanui "won't stop talking" after his knee su
Nic Naitanui 'won't stop talking' after knee surgery, jokes girlfriend
WA Today / Posted 3 days ago
West Coast Eagles superstar Nic Naitanui "won't stop talking" after his knee surgery, joked his girlfriend on Instagram. Naitanui underwent surgery on his left knee this week after tearing his anterior cruciate ligament in the Eagles' win over... Read more
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SportsFan
No Nic Nat, no premiershipThe loss of a player as pivotal as Nic Naitanui is enormous for a club, says Ta
No Nic Nat, no premiership
SportsFan / Posted 3 days ago
The loss of a player as pivotal as Nic Naitanui is enormous for a club, says Tadhg Kennelly, and it shows how quickly a team's fortunes can change. More The Lowdown News Former Sydney Swan Tadhg Kennelly says West Coast cannot make the Grand Final... Read more
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SportsFan
Star-filled Crows give Eagles AFL headacheleft with two headaches this week, and neither are an easy fix. Simpson's firs
Star-filled Crows give Eagles AFL headache
SportsFan / Posted 3 days ago
left with two headaches this week, and neither are an easy fix. Simpson's first headache is how to replace star ruckman Nic Naitanui - both this season and next. His second dilemma is finding a way to stop the Crows' star-studded forward line... Read more
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Rippa
Adelaide Crows v West Coast Eagles Tips and Preview: Crows to cement home final with winthe fallout from that game looks like it will cost the Perth based side in a bi
Adelaide Crows v West Coast Eagles Tips and Preview: Crows to cement home final with win
Rippa / Posted 3 days ago
the fallout from that game looks like it will cost the Perth based side in a big way, as their star ruckman, Nic Naitanui, suffered a serious knee injury and is out of the game for a year. His absence will leave a big hole in the... Read more
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SportsFan
Eagles move fast on Naitanui coverKennelly is certain he knows how it will pan out. More AFL News West Coast wi
Eagles move fast on Naitanui cover
SportsFan / Posted 3 days ago
Kennelly is certain he knows how it will pan out. More AFL News West Coast will move quickly to replace injured ruckman Nic Naitanui, with the club bringing forward its list management meeting to try to come up with a long-term... Read more
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SportsFan
Hawks handed fine for covering cameraview the player could have been taken to any of the areas within the rooms wher
Hawks handed fine for covering camera
SportsFan / Posted 3 days ago
view the player could have been taken to any of the areas within the rooms where cameras were not stationed when he left the field," the statement concluded. Eagles ruckman Nic Naitanui also ruptured an ACL in the match his side won by 25... Read more
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SportsFan
Eagles mull how to cover Naitanuiforward a planned list management meeting as they try to find the best strategy
Eagles mull how to cover Naitanui
SportsFan / Posted 4 days ago
forward a planned list management meeting as they try to find the best strategy to cover for the long-term loss of ruckman Nic Naitanui. Naitanui will miss up to a year after tearing the anterior cruciate ligament in his left knee, and Simpson... Read more
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SportsFan
AFL Power Rankings: Round 22skill in covering injured players all season. 5. West Coast (6)Just when the E
AFL Power Rankings: Round 22
SportsFan / Posted 5 days ago
skill in covering injured players all season. 5. West Coast (6)Just when the Eagles looked to be firing on all cylinders Nic Naitanui went down with an ACL injury that has probably cruelled their premiership chances and will hurt them even more... Read more
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The North West Star
Eagles star Nic Natanui could be back in 10 months with 'hybrid' surgerystrips of tissue from his patella tendon at the front of his knee, or out of a
Eagles star Nic Natanui could be back in 10 months with 'hybrid' surgery
The North West Star / Posted 5 days ago
strips of tissue from his patella tendon at the front of his knee, or out of a hamstring. Injured West Coast ruck star Nic Naitanui could be back playing by the middle of next year depending on success of grafts used in his reconstructed left... Read more
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SportsFan
Eagles weigh up Darling ruck roleSimpson will consider using forward Jack Darling as a mobile ruckman as the Eag
Eagles weigh up Darling ruck role
SportsFan / Posted 5 days ago
Simpson will consider using forward Jack Darling as a mobile ruckman as the Eagles attempt to fill the massive void left by Nic Naitanui. Naitanui will miss up to 12 months of AFL action after rupturing the anterior cruciate ligament in his left... Read more
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SportsFan
Eagles weigh up Jack Darling ruck roleSimpson will consider using forward Jack Darling as a mobile ruckman as the Eag
Eagles weigh up Jack Darling ruck role
SportsFan / Posted 5 days ago
Simpson will consider using forward Jack Darling as a mobile ruckman as the Eagles attempt to fill the massive void left by Nic Naitanui. Naitanui will miss up to 12 months of AFL action after rupturing the anterior cruciate ligament in his left... Read more
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Rippa
AFL Round 23 Fixtures: Finals shaping clashes for a number of sides on final weekend of home and away seasoncan end up anywhere between 4th and 7th, depending on the result, but they will
AFL Round 23 Fixtures: Finals shaping clashes for a number of sides on final weekend of home and away season
Rippa / Posted 5 days ago
can end up anywhere between 4th and 7th, depending on the result, but they will have to do it without their star ruckman, Nic Naitanui, who went down with a serious knee injury last weekend. On Saturday the action heads to Geelong, where the Cats... Read more
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WA Today
'There's worse things in the world': Nic Nat positive on season ending injuryWest Coast star ruckman Nic Naitanui says there's "worse things in the world" t
'There's worse things in the world': Nic Nat positive on season ending injury
WA Today / Posted 5 days ago
West Coast star ruckman Nic Naitanui says there's "worse things in the world" than the season-ending knee injury he sustained in Friday night's win over Hawthorn at Domain Stadium. Naitanui visited a surgeon in Perth on Monday to assess the damage... Read more
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SportsFan
Dees believe their own hypebackline and we wouldn't bat an eyelid. Eagles aren't shot without Nic NatPopu
Dees believe their own hype
SportsFan / Posted 6 days ago
backline and we wouldn't bat an eyelid. Eagles aren't shot without Nic NatPopular belief would have it that now Nic Naitanui has gone down with a knee injury, West Coast's chances of winning any more games this year have flown out the... Read more
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The North West Star
AFL 101: three things we worked out from round 22Dear Dockers, for the love of God show some ticker this week and send Pav off o
AFL 101: three things we worked out from round 22
The North West Star / Posted 6 days ago
Dear Dockers, for the love of God show some ticker this week and send Pav off on a high note. Presto: 1. Nic Naitanui endured a solemn 2015 after losing his mother and now this season has ended with sadness, but spare a thought... Read more
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The North West Star
AFL 101: three things we worked out from round 22Dear Dockers, for the love of God show some ticker this week and send Pav off o
AFL 101: three things we worked out from round 22
The North West Star / Posted 6 days ago
Dear Dockers, for the love of God show some ticker this week and send Pav off on a high note. Presto: 1. Nic Naitanui endured a solemn 2015 after losing his mother and now this season has ended with sadness, but spare a thought... Read more
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The North West Star
Eagles and Hawks' reaction to ruck losses part of the riddleJust how West Coast and Hawthorn react to the loss of ruckmen Nic Naitanui and
Eagles and Hawks' reaction to ruck losses part of the riddle
The North West Star / Posted 6 days ago
Just how West Coast and Hawthorn react to the loss of ruckmen Nic Naitanui and Jonathon Ceglar may have a lot to do with determining this year's premier, as well as a perennial football debate. Rohan Connolly will be here blogging live from midday... Read more
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Northern Star
Contenders suddenly have big holes to fillthe pair could suddenly find themselves invaluable to the premiership campaigns
Contenders suddenly have big holes to fill
Northern Star / Posted 6 days ago
the pair could suddenly find themselves invaluable to the premiership campaigns of the Eagles and Hawks, respectively. Nic Naitanui and Jonathan Cegler both suffering ACL injuries in their team's clash last Friday night has opened the door.... Read more
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The Daily Mercury
Contenders suddenly have big holes to fillthe pair could suddenly find themselves invaluable to the premiership campaigns
Contenders suddenly have big holes to fill
The Daily Mercury / Posted 6 days ago
the pair could suddenly find themselves invaluable to the premiership campaigns of the Eagles and Hawks, respectively. Nic Naitanui and Jonathan Cegler both suffering ACL injuries in their team's clash last Friday night has opened the door.... Read more
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Toowoomba Chronicle
Contenders suddenly have big holes to fillthe pair could suddenly find themselves invaluable to the premiership campaigns
Contenders suddenly have big holes to fill
Toowoomba Chronicle / Posted 6 days ago
the pair could suddenly find themselves invaluable to the premiership campaigns of the Eagles and Hawks, respectively. Nic Naitanui and Jonathan Cegler both suffering ACL injuries in their team's clash last Friday night has opened the door.... Read more
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Queensland Times
Contenders suddenly have big holes to fillthe pair could suddenly find themselves invaluable to the premiership campaigns
Contenders suddenly have big holes to fill
Queensland Times / Posted 6 days ago
the pair could suddenly find themselves invaluable to the premiership campaigns of the Eagles and Hawks, respectively. Nic Naitanui and Jonathan Cegler both suffering ACL injuries in their team's clash last Friday night has opened the door.... Read more
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The Morning Bulletin
Contenders suddenly have big holes to fillthe pair could suddenly find themselves invaluable to the premiership campaigns
Contenders suddenly have big holes to fill
The Morning Bulletin / Posted 6 days ago
the pair could suddenly find themselves invaluable to the premiership campaigns of the Eagles and Hawks, respectively. Nic Naitanui and Jonathan Cegler both suffering ACL injuries in their team's clash last Friday night has opened the door.... Read more
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News Mail
Contenders suddenly have big holes to fillthe pair could suddenly find themselves invaluable to the premiership campaigns
Contenders suddenly have big holes to fill
News Mail / Posted 6 days ago
the pair could suddenly find themselves invaluable to the premiership campaigns of the Eagles and Hawks, respectively. Nic Naitanui and Jonathan Cegler both suffering ACL injuries in their team's clash last Friday night has opened the door.... Read more
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Daily Examiner
Contenders suddenly have big holes to fillthe pair could suddenly find themselves invaluable to the premiership campaigns
Contenders suddenly have big holes to fill
Daily Examiner / Posted 6 days ago
the pair could suddenly find themselves invaluable to the premiership campaigns of the Eagles and Hawks, respectively. Nic Naitanui and Jonathan Cegler both suffering ACL injuries in their team's clash last Friday night has opened the door.... Read more
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The North West Star
Eagles and Hawks' reaction to ruck losses part of the riddleJust how West Coast and Hawthorn react to the loss of ruckmen Nic Naitanui and
Eagles and Hawks' reaction to ruck losses part of the riddle
The North West Star / Posted 6 days ago
Just how West Coast and Hawthorn react to the loss of ruckmen Nic Naitanui and Jonathon Ceglar may have a lot to do with determining this year's premier, as well as a perennial football debate. It seems like every year for a long time we've... Read more
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SportsFan
Eagles weigh up how to replace Nic Natthe question West Coast coach Adam Simpson is attempting to digest as he comes
Eagles weigh up how to replace Nic Nat
SportsFan / Posted 7 days ago
the question West Coast coach Adam Simpson is attempting to digest as he comes to grips with the news that star ruckman Nic Naitanui will spend up to a year on the AFL sidelines. Naitanui will undergo a knee reconstruction after rupturing the... Read more
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SportsFan
Hardened Crows readying for AFL finalsHawthorn and Greater Western Sydney in successive weeks, but will go into the c
Hardened Crows readying for AFL finals
SportsFan / Posted 7 days ago
Hawthorn and Greater Western Sydney in successive weeks, but will go into the clash at Adelaide Oval without star ruckman Nic Naitanui after he tore his anterior cruciate ligament. Pyke, who was an assistant coach with the Eagles before taking a... Read more
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