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SportsFan
Best yet to come for Tom Hawkins: Scottwill be aiming to continue their hot form when they take on West Coast at Simon
Best yet to come for Tom Hawkins: Scott
SportsFan / Posted 21 hours ago
will be aiming to continue their hot form when they take on West Coast at Simonds Stadium on Saturday. Although Eagles duo Nic Naitanui and Scott Lycett are likely to have a clear edge over Nathan Vardy and Zac Smith in the ruck, Scott said it's... Read more
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Perth Now
‘Mum’s just getting her head around it’up the only sport I knew was soccer. “It was definitely a hard game to pick up
‘Mum’s just getting her head around it’
Perth Now / Posted yesterday
up the only sport I knew was soccer. “It was definitely a hard game to pick up but I love a challenge and also watching Nic Naitanui take a hanger got me over the line. I thought if he can do it, why can’t I?”Aliir Aliir takes on Irish Lion... Read more
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Adelaide Now
‘Mum’s just getting her head around it’up the only sport I knew was soccer. “It was definitely a hard game to pick up
‘Mum’s just getting her head around it’
Adelaide Now / Posted yesterday
up the only sport I knew was soccer. “It was definitely a hard game to pick up but I love a challenge and also watching Nic Naitanui take a hanger got me over the line. I thought if he can do it, why can’t I?”Aliir Aliir takes on Irish Lion... Read more
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FOXSPORTS.com.au
Aliir Aliir: World reacts to Sydney Swan’s debutup the only sport I knew was soccer. “It was definitely a hard game to pick up
Aliir Aliir: World reacts to Sydney Swan’s debut
FOXSPORTS.com.au / Posted yesterday
up the only sport I knew was soccer. “It was definitely a hard game to pick up but I love a challenge and also watching Nic Naitanui take a hanger got me over the line. I thought if he can do it, why can’t I?”Aliir Aliir takes on Irish Lion... Read more
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Herald Sun
‘Mum’s just getting her head around it’up the only sport I knew was soccer. “It was definitely a hard game to pick up
‘Mum’s just getting her head around it’
Herald Sun / Posted yesterday
up the only sport I knew was soccer. “It was definitely a hard game to pick up but I love a challenge and also watching Nic Naitanui take a hanger got me over the line. I thought if he can do it, why can’t I?”Aliir Aliir takes on Irish Lion... Read more
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The Courier Mail
‘Mum’s just getting her head around it’up the only sport I knew was soccer. “It was definitely a hard game to pick up
‘Mum’s just getting her head around it’
The Courier Mail / Posted yesterday
up the only sport I knew was soccer. “It was definitely a hard game to pick up but I love a challenge and also watching Nic Naitanui take a hanger got me over the line. I thought if he can do it, why can’t I?”Aliir Aliir takes on Irish Lion... Read more
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Perth Now
Buckley demands four-quarter Piesyoung to the game and he’s still learning it. But for the most part, his effort
Buckley demands four-quarter Pies
Perth Now / Posted yesterday
young to the game and he’s still learning it. But for the most part, his effort’s been pretty good.’’ West Coast ruckman Nic Naitanui dominated in the air with an equal career-high 19 hitouts to advantage, eclipsing Brodie Grundy’s total number... Read more
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Perth Now
Eagles soar early and late in win over Piesmajors, with the home side failing to take the opportunities in the second term
Eagles soar early and late in win over Pies
Perth Now / Posted yesterday
majors, with the home side failing to take the opportunities in the second term. Cox was taught an early lesson by Nic Naitanui at a boundary throw-in, with the West Coast big man pushing the American out of the contest before taking the... Read more
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The Courier Mail
Eagles soar early and late in win over Piesmajors, with the home side failing to take the opportunities in the second term
Eagles soar early and late in win over Pies
The Courier Mail / Posted yesterday
majors, with the home side failing to take the opportunities in the second term. Cox was taught an early lesson by Nic Naitanui at a boundary throw-in, with the West Coast big man pushing the American out of the contest before taking the... Read more
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Adelaide Now
Eagles soar early and late in win over Piesmajors, with the home side failing to take the opportunities in the second term
Eagles soar early and late in win over Pies
Adelaide Now / Posted yesterday
majors, with the home side failing to take the opportunities in the second term. Cox was taught an early lesson by Nic Naitanui at a boundary throw-in, with the West Coast big man pushing the American out of the contest before taking the... Read more
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Adelaide Now
Buckley demands four-quarter Piesyoung to the game and he’s still learning it. But for the most part, his effort
Buckley demands four-quarter Pies
Adelaide Now / Posted yesterday
young to the game and he’s still learning it. But for the most part, his effort’s been pretty good.’’ West Coast ruckman Nic Naitanui dominated in the air with an equal career-high 19 hitouts to advantage, eclipsing Brodie Grundy’s total number... Read more
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FOXSPORTS.com.au
West Coast v Collingwood: Nathan Buckley wants consistent effortyoung to the game and he’s still learning it. But for the most part, his effort
West Coast v Collingwood: Nathan Buckley wants consistent effort
FOXSPORTS.com.au / Posted 2 days ago
young to the game and he’s still learning it. But for the most part, his effort’s been pretty good.’’ West Coast ruckman Nic Naitanui dominated in the air with an equal career-high 19 hitouts to advantage, eclipsing Brodie Grundy’s total number... Read more
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Herald Sun
Buckley demands four-quarter Piesyoung to the game and he’s still learning it. But for the most part, his effort
Buckley demands four-quarter Pies
Herald Sun / Posted 2 days ago
young to the game and he’s still learning it. But for the most part, his effort’s been pretty good.’’ West Coast ruckman Nic Naitanui dominated in the air with an equal career-high 19 hitouts to advantage, eclipsing Brodie Grundy’s total number... Read more
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Daily Telegraph
Buckley demands four-quarter Piesyoung to the game and he’s still learning it. But for the most part, his effort
Buckley demands four-quarter Pies
Daily Telegraph / Posted 2 days ago
young to the game and he’s still learning it. But for the most part, his effort’s been pretty good.’’ West Coast ruckman Nic Naitanui dominated in the air with an equal career-high 19 hitouts to advantage, eclipsing Brodie Grundy’s total number... Read more
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2d
Herald Sun
Eagles soar early and late in win over Piesmajors, with the home side failing to take the opportunities in the second term
Eagles soar early and late in win over Pies
Herald Sun / Posted 2 days ago
majors, with the home side failing to take the opportunities in the second term. Cox was taught an early lesson by Nic Naitanui at a boundary throw-in, with the West Coast big man pushing the American out of the contest before taking the... Read more
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Daily Telegraph
Eagles soar early and late in win over Piesmajors, with the home side failing to take the opportunities in the second term
Eagles soar early and late in win over Pies
Daily Telegraph / Posted 2 days ago
majors, with the home side failing to take the opportunities in the second term. Cox was taught an early lesson by Nic Naitanui at a boundary throw-in, with the West Coast big man pushing the American out of the contest before taking the... Read more
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Rippa
West Coast Eagles v Collingwood Tips and Preview - Eagles to flex their muscles against Magpiesside should exert their authority when the ball is in the air as they lead the
West Coast Eagles v Collingwood Tips and Preview - Eagles to flex their muscles against Magpies
Rippa / Posted 4 days ago
side should exert their authority when the ball is in the air as they lead the competition for hitouts and contested marks. Nic Naitanui lines up against Brodie Grundy in the ruck, while Josh Kennedy and Jack Darling should enjoy a return to Domain... Read more
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Sydney Morning Herald
All strength to Parramatta Eels star Kieran Foran for a complete recoveryhappening. I'm pretty happy we came to Australia." Aliir Aliir, recalls being
All strength to Parramatta Eels star Kieran Foran for a complete recovery
Sydney Morning Herald / Posted 4 days ago
happening. I'm pretty happy we came to Australia." Aliir Aliir, recalls being inspired as a kid by the likes of a young Nic Naitanui taking spectacular marks, "hangers," as they're called in the trade: "The first thing I did when I went to... Read more
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The North West Star
All strength to Parramatta Eels star Kieran Foran for a complete recoveryhappening. I'm pretty happy we came to Australia." Aliir Aliir, recalls being
All strength to Parramatta Eels star Kieran Foran for a complete recovery
The North West Star / Posted 4 days ago
happening. I'm pretty happy we came to Australia." Aliir Aliir, recalls being inspired as a kid by the likes of a young Nic Naitanui taking spectacular marks, "hangers," as they're called in the trade: "The first thing I did when I went to... Read more
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SportsFan
No refugee camp misery for new AFL Swana living out of being a professional footballer. Aliir was initially inspired
No refugee camp misery for new AFL Swan
SportsFan / Posted 6 days ago
a living out of being a professional footballer. Aliir was initially inspired by the athleticism of West Coast ruckman Nic Naitanui and spent time in his junior days trying to take hangers. He has also been inspired by North Melbourne's Majok... Read more
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The North West Star
Sudanese Australian Aliir Aliir to make debut for Sydney Swanswas confused by the sport and was told by his coach to watch a few games on TV
Sudanese Australian Aliir Aliir to make debut for Sydney Swans
The North West Star / Posted 6 days ago
was confused by the sport and was told by his coach to watch a few games on TV to get a grasp. There he set eyes on a young Nic Naitanui taking a huge speccy. "The first thing I did when I went to training was to ask the coach are you allowed to... Read more
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FOXSPORTS.com.au
Round 5 Report Card: Every AFL team analysedbut had a relatively subdued day, with only four possessions and 14 hit-outs, f
Round 5 Report Card: Every AFL team analysed
FOXSPORTS.com.au / Posted 8 days ago
but had a relatively subdued day, with only four possessions and 14 hit-outs, fumbling at times against the brute force of Nic Naitanui. After a standout game against Adelaide, young gun Isaac Heeney was also quiet. THE MAGOOS Irish import Colin... Read more
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The North West Star
Essendon coach John Worsfold's promise: 'We won't give up. That's what we've agreed'The first was to the 2006 flag, 10 years ago. He remembers the extraordinary do
Essendon coach John Worsfold's promise: 'We won't give up. That's what we've agreed'
The North West Star / Posted 9 days ago
The first was to the 2006 flag, 10 years ago. He remembers the extraordinary dominance of ruckman Dean Cox, far surpassing Nic Naitanui now, the deluxe midfield, but especially the commitment. "As a squad, we weren't necessarily more talented than... Read more
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Daily Telegraph
SuperCoach: Round 5 studs and dudsbig men Callum Sinclair and Kurt Tippett. Eagles studs: Jeremy McGovern (134)
SuperCoach: Round 5 studs and duds
Daily Telegraph / Posted 10 days ago
big men Callum Sinclair and Kurt Tippett. Eagles studs: Jeremy McGovern (134) was the highest scorer on the ground, while Nic Naitanui (115) did what he had to do to give his side the edge around the stoppages. Eagles duds: Tough on Matt Priddis... Read more
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Herald Sun
SuperCoach: Round 5 studs and dudsbig men Callum Sinclair and Kurt Tippett. Eagles studs: Jeremy McGovern (134)
SuperCoach: Round 5 studs and duds
Herald Sun / Posted 10 days ago
big men Callum Sinclair and Kurt Tippett. Eagles studs: Jeremy McGovern (134) was the highest scorer on the ground, while Nic Naitanui (115) did what he had to do to give his side the edge around the stoppages. Eagles duds: Tough on Matt Priddis... Read more
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Adelaide Now
SuperCoach: Round 5 studs and dudsbig men Callum Sinclair and Kurt Tippett. Eagles studs: Jeremy McGovern (134)
SuperCoach: Round 5 studs and duds
Adelaide Now / Posted 10 days ago
big men Callum Sinclair and Kurt Tippett. Eagles studs: Jeremy McGovern (134) was the highest scorer on the ground, while Nic Naitanui (115) did what he had to do to give his side the edge around the stoppages. Eagles duds: Tough on Matt Priddis... Read more
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10d
Daily Telegraph
Swans too good for Eagles in the wetneither could make themselves a significant part of the script. Sinclair battl
Swans too good for Eagles in the wet
Daily Telegraph / Posted 10 days ago
neither could make themselves a significant part of the script. Sinclair battled hard in the ruck against former teammate Nic Naitanui, but the West Coast star was a valuable contributor around the ground to stamp himself as the premier ruckman in... Read more
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Perth Now
Swans too good for Eagles in the wetneither could make themselves a significant part of the script. Sinclair battl
Swans too good for Eagles in the wet
Perth Now / Posted 10 days ago
neither could make themselves a significant part of the script. Sinclair battled hard in the ruck against former teammate Nic Naitanui, but the West Coast star was a valuable contributor around the ground to stamp himself as the premier ruckman in... Read more
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SportsFan
Rucks key in Swans v Eagles clashCoast pressured the Tigers all over the ground and easily won the clearances an
Rucks key in Swans v Eagles clash
SportsFan / Posted 11 days ago
Coast pressured the Tigers all over the ground and easily won the clearances and stoppages. Kennelly explained why. "It's Nic Naitanui, with his dominance in the ruck," he noted, although he was also quick to point out that the Eagles ruckman... Read more
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Australian Broadcasting Corporation
Swans and Eagles rivalry about to heat up againpotent midfield - it's not the Judd-Cousins-Kerr-Cox group that used to dominat
Swans and Eagles rivalry about to heat up again
Australian Broadcasting Corporation / Posted 11 days ago
potent midfield - it's not the Judd-Cousins-Kerr-Cox group that used to dominate, but they have put together a handy crew. Nic Naitanui and the suspended Scott Lycett give them ruck dominance, 2014 Brownlow medallist Matt Priddis is a master of... Read more
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FOXSPORTS.com.au
Richmond facing must-win game against Melbourne Demons after unimpressive start to AFL seasonconsidering backup ruckman Shaun Hampson’s injury last weekend, which left Tyro
Richmond facing must-win game against Melbourne Demons after unimpressive start to AFL season
FOXSPORTS.com.au / Posted 11 days ago
considering backup ruckman Shaun Hampson’s injury last weekend, which left Tyrone Vickery rucking against West Coast tandem Nic Naitanui and Scott Lycett for the entire second half. Hampson has been named alongside the returning Maric after... Read more
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FOXSPORTS.com.au
Sydney Swans v West Coast Eagles: Callum Sinclair’s battle with Nic Naitanui crucialWHEN you’re playing against Nic Naitanui, breaking even in the ruck is a big as
Sydney Swans v West Coast Eagles: Callum Sinclair’s battle with Nic Naitanui crucial
FOXSPORTS.com.au / Posted 11 days ago
WHEN you’re playing against Nic Naitanui, breaking even in the ruck is a big ask. But John Longmire will be hoping he at least gets a better performance from his big men than the last time West Coast and Sydney met. When the Eagles broke the Swans’... Read more
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Daily Telegraph
Ruck duel key for Sinclair, SwansSydney Swans v West Coast Eagles: Callum Sinclair’s battle with Nic Naitanui cr
Ruck duel key for Sinclair, Swans
Daily Telegraph / Posted 11 days ago
Sydney Swans v West Coast Eagles: Callum Sinclair’s battle with Nic Naitanui crucial | DailyTelegraph SearchUse keywords to search content on this website SearchUse keywords to search content on this website WHEN you’re playing against Nic... Read more
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Adelaide Now
Ruck duel key for Sinclair, SwansWHEN you’re playing against Nic Naitanui, breaking even in the ruck is a big as
Ruck duel key for Sinclair, Swans
Adelaide Now / Posted 11 days ago
WHEN you’re playing against Nic Naitanui, breaking even in the ruck is a big ask. But John Longmire will be hoping he at least gets a better performance from his big men than the last time West Coast and Sydney met. When the Eagles broke the Swans’... Read more
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Perth Now
Sandi ‘starting to feel good again’for another six weeks with several fractured ribs and a collapsed lung, followi
Sandi ‘starting to feel good again’
Perth Now / Posted 11 days ago
for another six weeks with several fractured ribs and a collapsed lung, following a nasty collision with West Coast’s Nic Naitanui. While there’s a long way to go before his return to the field, the influential big man took a positive step in... Read more
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SportsFan
Docker Sandilands on the mend in AFLa sit on the spin bike, so it's good to be back at the club." Sandilands coppe
Docker Sandilands on the mend in AFL
SportsFan / Posted 11 days ago
a sit on the spin bike, so it's good to be back at the club." Sandilands copped a knee to his back from West Coast's Nic Naitanui while reversing into a marking contest in the Dockers-Eagles derby. "I knew when I hit the ground that it was a... Read more
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Daily Telegraph
Sandi ‘starting to feel good again’for another six weeks with several fractured ribs and a collapsed lung, followi
Sandi ‘starting to feel good again’
Daily Telegraph / Posted 11 days ago
for another six weeks with several fractured ribs and a collapsed lung, following a nasty collision with West Coast’s Nic Naitanui. While there’s a long way to go before his return to the field, the influential big man took a positive step in... Read more
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FOXSPORTS.com.au
Freo add three, star duo back for Eaglesclash with Sydney at the SCG. Key position player Fraser McInnes has earned a
Freo add three, star duo back for Eagles
FOXSPORTS.com.au / Posted 12 days ago
clash with Sydney at the SCG. Key position player Fraser McInnes has earned a call-up and will likely be a support act for Nic Naitanui in the ruck, with Scott Lycett suspended and rookie-listed journeyman Jonathan Giles not on the flight to... Read more
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Perth Now
Freo add three, star duo back for Eaglesclash with Sydney at the SCG. Key position player Fraser McInnes has earned a
Freo add three, star duo back for Eagles
Perth Now / Posted 12 days ago
clash with Sydney at the SCG. Key position player Fraser McInnes has earned a call-up and will likely be a support act for Nic Naitanui in the ruck, with Scott Lycett suspended and rookie-listed journeyman Jonathan Giles not on the flight to... Read more
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FOXSPORTS.com.au
Callum Sinclair, Lewis Jetta trade: Sydney Swans v West Coast Eagles, set to face off against old sides, Round 5, 2016 AFL season— playing a career-high 20 games — his departure was met with less angst. After
Callum Sinclair, Lewis Jetta trade: Sydney Swans v West Coast Eagles, set to face off against old sides, Round 5, 2016 AFL season
FOXSPORTS.com.au / Posted 12 days ago
— playing a career-high 20 games — his departure was met with less angst. After all, he was second fiddle to the inimitable Nic Naitanui. He was somewhat replaceable. Yet the 26-year-old has continued his solid run of form this season, pairing with... Read more
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Daily Telegraph
Jetta-Sinclair trade a win-winaddition to the ruck will be vital on Saturday as he and Kurt Tippett attempt t
Jetta-Sinclair trade a win-win
Daily Telegraph / Posted 12 days ago
addition to the ruck will be vital on Saturday as he and Kurt Tippett attempt to deal with West Coast’s star ruckman Nic Naitanui. “Nic is one of the premier ruckman in the competition,” Longmire said. “His centre bounce stuff is... Read more
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FOXSPORTS.com.au
Matt Priddis returns from injury for West Coast EaglesBlues midfielder Kane Lucas were part of the 23-man travelling squad. The 197c
Matt Priddis returns from injury for West Coast Eagles
FOXSPORTS.com.au / Posted 12 days ago
Blues midfielder Kane Lucas were part of the 23-man travelling squad. The 197cm McInnes looks a likely support act for Nic Naitanui in the ruck, with Scott Lycett suspended and rookie-listed journeyman Jonathan Giles not on the... Read more
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Herald Sun
Priddis returns, Eagles drop twoBlues midfielder Kane Lucas were part of the 23-man travelling squad. The 197c
Priddis returns, Eagles drop two
Herald Sun / Posted 12 days ago
Blues midfielder Kane Lucas were part of the 23-man travelling squad. The 197cm McInnes looks a likely support act for Nic Naitanui in the ruck, with Scott Lycett suspended and rookie-listed journeyman Jonathan Giles not on the... Read more
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Perth Now
Priddis returns, Eagles drop twoBlues midfielder Kane Lucas were part of the 23-man travelling squad. The 197c
Priddis returns, Eagles drop two
Perth Now / Posted 12 days ago
Blues midfielder Kane Lucas were part of the 23-man travelling squad. The 197cm McInnes looks a likely support act for Nic Naitanui in the ruck, with Scott Lycett suspended and rookie-listed journeyman Jonathan Giles not on the... Read more
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Adelaide Now
Priddis returns, Eagles drop twoBlues midfielder Kane Lucas were part of the 23-man travelling squad. The 197c
Priddis returns, Eagles drop two
Adelaide Now / Posted 12 days ago
Blues midfielder Kane Lucas were part of the 23-man travelling squad. The 197cm McInnes looks a likely support act for Nic Naitanui in the ruck, with Scott Lycett suspended and rookie-listed journeyman Jonathan Giles not on the... Read more
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Adelaide Now
Jetta-Sinclair trade a win-winaddition to the ruck will be vital on Saturday as he and Kurt Tippett attempt t
Jetta-Sinclair trade a win-win
Adelaide Now / Posted 12 days ago
addition to the ruck will be vital on Saturday as he and Kurt Tippett attempt to deal with West Coast’s star ruckman Nic Naitanui. “Nic is one of the premier ruckman in the competition,” Longmire said. “His centre bounce stuff is... Read more
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Perth Now
Jetta-Sinclair trade a win-winaddition to the ruck will be vital on Saturday as he and Kurt Tippett attempt t
Jetta-Sinclair trade a win-win
Perth Now / Posted 12 days ago
addition to the ruck will be vital on Saturday as he and Kurt Tippett attempt to deal with West Coast’s star ruckman Nic Naitanui. “Nic is one of the premier ruckman in the competition,” Longmire said. “His centre bounce stuff is... Read more
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The Courier Mail
Jetta-Sinclair trade a win-winaddition to the ruck will be vital on Saturday as he and Kurt Tippett attempt t
Jetta-Sinclair trade a win-win
The Courier Mail / Posted 12 days ago
addition to the ruck will be vital on Saturday as he and Kurt Tippett attempt to deal with West Coast’s star ruckman Nic Naitanui. “Nic is one of the premier ruckman in the competition,” Longmire said. “His centre bounce stuff is... Read more
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13d
SportsFan
Eagles boosted by Wellingham returnWellingham will make his AFL return from a frustrating knee injury in Saturday'
Eagles boosted by Wellingham return
SportsFan / Posted 13 days ago
Wellingham will make his AFL return from a frustrating knee injury in Saturday's clash with Sydney at the SCG, while Nic Naitanui is set to receive some new help in the ruck. Wellingham was initially set to miss only several weeks after... Read more
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The North West Star
West Coast Eagles apologise for 'yellow peril' jumper promotionRajan said he previously held West Coast in high regard for dealing with the ra
West Coast Eagles apologise for 'yellow peril' jumper promotion
The North West Star / Posted 13 days ago
Rajan said he previously held West Coast in high regard for dealing with the race issues confronting Eagles' big man Nic Naitanui. Ironically, Naitanui is an AFL Multicultural Ambassador. "As an organisation I always felt they dealt well... Read more
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