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Perth Now
Giant blow to Eagles' finals hopesthey are to upset ladder leaders Adelaide next Sunday and secure a finals berth
Perth Now / Posted yesterday
they are to upset ladder leaders Adelaide next Sunday and secure a finals berth. On the Eagles’ previous trip to Sydney, Nic Naitanui played a starring role and kicked the match-winning goal in the dying seconds as the Eagles snatched a thriller... Read more
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Geelong Advertiser
Eddie, Blighty as you’ve never seen them beforeyear’s ad also features younger versions of current AFL stars including Jason J
Geelong Advertiser / Posted 3 days ago
year’s ad also features younger versions of current AFL stars including Jason Johannisen, Dustin Martin, Joe Daniher and Nic Naitanui. In a shout-out to heroes of the past, this year’s ad also features a young Malcolm Blight, played by... Read more
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Adelaide Now
Eddie, Blighty as you’ve never seen them beforeyear’s ad also features younger versions of current AFL stars including Jason J
Adelaide Now / Posted 3 days ago
year’s ad also features younger versions of current AFL stars including Jason Johannisen, Dustin Martin, Joe Daniher and Nic Naitanui. In a shout-out to heroes of the past, this year’s ad also features a young Malcolm Blight, played by... Read more
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The Courier Mail
Eddie, Blighty as you’ve never seen them beforeyear’s ad also features younger versions of current AFL stars including Jason J
The Courier Mail / Posted 3 days ago
year’s ad also features younger versions of current AFL stars including Jason Johannisen, Dustin Martin, Joe Daniher and Nic Naitanui. In a shout-out to heroes of the past, this year’s ad also features a young Malcolm Blight, played by... Read more
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News.com.au
Eddie, Blighty as you’ve never seen them beforeyear’s ad also features younger versions of current AFL stars including Jason J
News.com.au / Posted 3 days ago
year’s ad also features younger versions of current AFL stars including Jason Johannisen, Dustin Martin, Joe Daniher and Nic Naitanui. In a shout-out to heroes of the past, this year’s ad also features a young Malcolm Blight, played by... Read more
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Canberra Times
West Coast Eagles to try to get under the skin of Greater Western Sydney Giant Toby Greeneon the Eagles' home deck. But West Coast have some happy memories of Spotless
Canberra Times / Posted 3 days ago
on the Eagles' home deck. But West Coast have some happy memories of Spotless Stadium. In their last match there, ruckman Nic Naitanui kicked a goal with a few seconds remaining to snatch a one-point win. Naitanui is back training with the main... Read more
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Sydney Morning Herald
West Coast Eagles to try to get under the skin of Greater Western Sydney Giant Toby Greeneon the Eagles' home deck. But West Coast have some happy memories of Spotless
Sydney Morning Herald / Posted 3 days ago
on the Eagles' home deck. But West Coast have some happy memories of Spotless Stadium. In their last match there, ruckman Nic Naitanui kicked a goal with a few seconds remaining to snatch a one-point win. Naitanui is back training with the main... Read more
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The Age
West Coast Eagles to try to get under the skin of Greater Western Sydney Giant Toby Greeneon the Eagles' home deck. But West Coast have some happy memories of Spotless
The Age / Posted 3 days ago
on the Eagles' home deck. But West Coast have some happy memories of Spotless Stadium. In their last match there, ruckman Nic Naitanui kicked a goal with a few seconds remaining to snatch a one-point win. Naitanui is back training with the main... Read more
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Canberra Times
West Coast faces delicate decision on future of Mark LeCras and Drew Petrie career at North Melbourne. The popular Roo was considered insurance for the Ea
Canberra Times / Posted 5 days ago
career at North Melbourne. The popular Roo was considered insurance for the Eagles ruck division with star big man Nic Naitanui expected to miss the entire season in recovery from a full anterior cruciate ligament knee reconstruction, along... Read more
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The North West Star
Eagles face decision on future of LeCras and Petriecareer at North Melbourne. The popular Roo was considered insurance for the Ea
The North West Star / Posted 5 days ago
career at North Melbourne. The popular Roo was considered insurance for the Eagles ruck division with star big man Nic Naitanui expected to miss the entire season in recovery from a full anterior cruciate ligament knee reconstruction, along... Read more
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The Age
West Coast faces delicate decision on future of Mark LeCras and Drew Petrie career at North Melbourne. The popular Roo was considered insurance for the Ea
The Age / Posted 5 days ago
career at North Melbourne. The popular Roo was considered insurance for the Eagles ruck division with star big man Nic Naitanui expected to miss the entire season in recovery from a full anterior cruciate ligament knee reconstruction, along... Read more
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Sydney Morning Herald
West Coast faces delicate decision on future of Mark LeCras and Drew Petrie career at North Melbourne. The popular Roo was considered insurance for the Ea
Sydney Morning Herald / Posted 5 days ago
career at North Melbourne. The popular Roo was considered insurance for the Eagles ruck division with star big man Nic Naitanui expected to miss the entire season in recovery from a full anterior cruciate ligament knee reconstruction, along... Read more
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Canberra Times
'We'll work through it': Simpson forecasts overhaul of personnel at West Coastsharing ruck and forward line duties with another imported big man Nathan Vardy
Canberra Times / Posted 11 days ago
sharing ruck and forward line duties with another imported big man Nathan Vardy from Geelong, as preferred on-ball big men Nic Naitanui and Scott Lycett recover from long term injuries. 'Transition': An overhaul of personnel is on the cards at... Read more
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The North West Star
'We'll work through it': Simpson forecasts overhaul of personnel at West Coastsharing ruck and forward line duties with another imported big man Nathan Vardy
The North West Star / Posted 11 days ago
sharing ruck and forward line duties with another imported big man Nathan Vardy from Geelong, as preferred on-ball big men Nic Naitanui and Scott Lycett recover from long term injuries. Naitanui is in recovery from a full knee reconstruction and... Read more
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The Age
'We'll work through it': Simpson forecasts overhaul of personnel at West Coastsharing ruck and forward line duties with another imported big man Nathan Vardy
The Age / Posted 11 days ago
sharing ruck and forward line duties with another imported big man Nathan Vardy from Geelong, as preferred on-ball big men Nic Naitanui and Scott Lycett recover from long term injuries. Naitanui is in recovery from a full knee reconstruction and... Read more
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Sydney Morning Herald
'We'll work through it': Simpson forecasts overhaul of personnel at West Coastsharing ruck and forward line duties with another imported big man Nathan Vardy
Sydney Morning Herald / Posted 11 days ago
sharing ruck and forward line duties with another imported big man Nathan Vardy from Geelong, as preferred on-ball big men Nic Naitanui and Scott Lycett recover from long term injuries. Naitanui is in recovery from a full knee reconstruction and... Read more
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Perth Now
Fyfe against Ireland? Third time luckythe four matches since 2003. The 2014 team included 11 current or former club c
Perth Now / Posted 11 days ago
the four matches since 2003. The 2014 team included 11 current or former club captains, while Patrick Dangerfield, Nic Naitanui and Robbie Gray were among the other stars. Lyon said Dustin Martin and Rory Sloane were two possible new faces... Read more
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Perth Now
McGovern absent from Eagles trainingmedallist Matt Priddis completed the skills session as he prepares to return to
Perth Now / Posted 12 days ago
medallist Matt Priddis completed the skills session as he prepares to return to the Eagles line-up against Carlton. Nic Naitanui took no part in the session, while Lewis Jetta exited the track early as he continues to recover from a calf... Read more
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Perth Now
Is this footy’s best rags to riches story?the Cardinals it was to East Perth, from where he was drafted. At one stage, h
Perth Now / Posted 15 days ago
the Cardinals it was to East Perth, from where he was drafted. At one stage, he lived in Midlands, the neighbourhood of Nic Naitanui, Chris Yarran and Michael Walters. “We used to go crazy about Son Son (Walters),’’ he said. “He used to play... Read more
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Herald Sun
Is this footy’s best rags to riches story?the Cardinals it was to East Perth, from where he was drafted. At one stage, h
Herald Sun / Posted 15 days ago
the Cardinals it was to East Perth, from where he was drafted. At one stage, he lived in Midlands, the neighbourhood of Nic Naitanui, Chris Yarran and Michael Walters. “We used to go crazy about Son Son (Walters),’’ he said. “He used to play... Read more
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News.com.au
Is this footy’s best rags to riches story?the Cardinals it was to East Perth, from where he was drafted. At one stage, h
News.com.au / Posted 15 days ago
the Cardinals it was to East Perth, from where he was drafted. At one stage, he lived in Midlands, the neighbourhood of Nic Naitanui, Chris Yarran and Michael Walters. “We used to go crazy about Son Son (Walters),’’ he said. “He used to play... Read more
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Herald Sun
Which clubs are hardest hit by injury?there’s probably five per cent we can probably do a little bit better at.” Wes
Herald Sun / Posted 18 days ago
there’s probably five per cent we can probably do a little bit better at.” West Coast is second for scoreboard pain. With Nic Naitanui out long-term and Josh Kennedy missing games, Champion Data’s formula has the Eagles losing 264... Read more
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News.com.au
Which clubs are hardest hit by injury?there’s probably five per cent we can probably do a little bit better at.” Wes
News.com.au / Posted 18 days ago
there’s probably five per cent we can probably do a little bit better at.” West Coast is second for scoreboard pain. With Nic Naitanui out long-term and Josh Kennedy missing games, Champion Data’s formula has the Eagles losing 264... Read more
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The Courier Mail
Which clubs are hardest hit by injury?there’s probably five per cent we can probably do a little bit better at.” Wes
The Courier Mail / Posted 18 days ago
there’s probably five per cent we can probably do a little bit better at.” West Coast is second for scoreboard pain. With Nic Naitanui out long-term and Josh Kennedy missing games, Champion Data’s formula has the Eagles losing 264... Read more
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Perth Now
Who will follow Mitchell, Priddis?since arriving at the Eagles in last year’s rookie draft, playing 10 games and
Perth Now / Posted 18 days ago
since arriving at the Eagles in last year’s rookie draft, playing 10 games and providing cover for injured ruckmen Nic Naitanui (knee) and Scott Lycett (shoulder). But, with Naitanui and Lycett set to return in 2018 and fellow tall Nathan... Read more
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The Age
AFL grand final lure motivates West Coast's Nic NaitanuiWest Coast ruckman Nic Naitanui has kept the door open for a fairytale return t
The Age / Posted 20 days ago
West Coast ruckman Nic Naitanui has kept the door open for a fairytale return this AFL season, saying it would be hard to knock back the chance to play in a grand final. Naitanui hasn't played since undergoing a knee reconstruction in August last... Read more
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Sydney Morning Herald
AFL grand final lure motivates West Coast's Nic NaitanuiWest Coast ruckman Nic Naitanui has kept the door open for a fairytale return t
Sydney Morning Herald / Posted 20 days ago
West Coast ruckman Nic Naitanui has kept the door open for a fairytale return this AFL season, saying it would be hard to knock back the chance to play in a grand final. Naitanui hasn't played since undergoing a knee reconstruction in August last... Read more
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Perth Now
Time for spoilt Eagles fans to ease upCats or Hawks. But it doesn’t make their approach any less rational. West Coast
Perth Now / Posted 22 days ago
Cats or Hawks. But it doesn’t make their approach any less rational. West Coast could have easily given up on 2017 after Nic Naitanui did his knee late last season, trod water for a year and picked up where they left off when he came... Read more
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Perth Now
Eagles face ruck test without Vardybeen a mainstay in the ruck since crossing to the Eagles from Geelong at the en
Perth Now / Posted 23 days ago
been a mainstay in the ruck since crossing to the Eagles from Geelong at the end of last season, playing every game with Nic Naitanui (knee) and Scott Lycett (shoulder) unavailable, despite a previously injury-riddled career. But with Lycett set... Read more
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The Courier Mail
Big names could be among Eagles overhaulafter quiet games in the last-quarter capitulation against Collingwood. Simpso
The Courier Mail / Posted 23 days ago
after quiet games in the last-quarter capitulation against Collingwood. Simpson was reserved in his assessment on whether Nic Naitanui would return before the end of the season, declaring that the star ruckman, who has just returned from a... Read more
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Herald Sun
Big names could be among Eagles overhaulafter quiet games in the last-quarter capitulation against Collingwood. Simpso
Herald Sun / Posted 24 days ago
after quiet games in the last-quarter capitulation against Collingwood. Simpson was reserved in his assessment on whether Nic Naitanui would return before the end of the season, declaring that the star ruckman, who has just returned from a... Read more
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Perth Now
Calls for Simpson's head prematurethat the fact West Coast was horribly unlucky last season. They were a genuine
Perth Now / Posted 24 days ago
that the fact West Coast was horribly unlucky last season. They were a genuine flag prospect on the eve of September when Nic Naitanui ruptured an ACL. Then they copped the Western Bulldogs rested after a bye and from there, with Hawthorn... Read more
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Perth Now
Big names could be among Eagles overhaulafter quiet games in the last-quarter capitulation against Collingwood. Simpso
Perth Now / Posted 24 days ago
after quiet games in the last-quarter capitulation against Collingwood. Simpson was reserved in his assessment on whether Nic Naitanui would return before the end of the season, declaring that the star ruckman, who has just returned from a... Read more
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Perth Now
Why the Eagles have been a huge letdownShuey were rated elite and Mitchell and LeCras above average by Champion Data a
Perth Now / Posted 25 days ago
Shuey were rated elite and Mitchell and LeCras above average by Champion Data at the start of the season. Josh Kennedy and Nic Naitanui are among six Eagles that were classed as elite but Kennedy missed a chunk of games with a calf injury and... Read more
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Perth Now
Simpson, Eagles 'up for the fight'Venables and Willie Rioli meant they had been unable to play this season.Simpso
Perth Now / Posted 25 days ago
Venables and Willie Rioli meant they had been unable to play this season.Simpson said the club was yet to decide whether Nic Naitanui would return. Simpson said he strongly believed in his coaching ability. “I haven’t listened to those... Read more
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Perth Now
This Eagle ‘should never play again’be a list overhaul at the Eagles, with a particular focus on the midfield. The
Perth Now / Posted 26 days ago
be a list overhaul at the Eagles, with a particular focus on the midfield. The former Demon and Swan said injured ruckman Nic Naitanui had exposed the club’s on-ball brigade. “As much as we talk about their midfield, I don’t think it is their... Read more
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Herald Sun
‘Should never play again’: Senior Eagles slammedbe a list overhaul at the Eagles, with a particular focus on the midfield. The
Herald Sun / Posted 27 days ago
be a list overhaul at the Eagles, with a particular focus on the midfield. The former Demon and Swan said injured ruckman Nic Naitanui had exposed the club’s on-ball brigade. “As much as we talk about their midfield, I don’t think it is their... Read more
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The Courier Mail
‘Should never play again’: Senior Eagles slammedbe a list overhaul at the Eagles, with a particular focus on the midfield. The
The Courier Mail / Posted 27 days ago
be a list overhaul at the Eagles, with a particular focus on the midfield. The former Demon and Swan said injured ruckman Nic Naitanui had exposed the club’s on-ball brigade. “As much as we talk about their midfield, I don’t think it is their... Read more
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News.com.au
‘Should never play again’: Senior Eagles slammedbe a list overhaul at the Eagles, with a particular focus on the midfield. The
News.com.au / Posted 27 days ago
be a list overhaul at the Eagles, with a particular focus on the midfield. The former Demon and Swan said injured ruckman Nic Naitanui had exposed the club’s on-ball brigade. “As much as we talk about their midfield, I don’t think it is their... Read more
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Perth Now
Nic Nat wants to return this seasonWEST Coast ruckman Nic Naitanui has returned from America keen to try to return
Perth Now / Posted 27 days ago
WEST Coast ruckman Nic Naitanui has returned from America keen to try to return from a knee reconstruction this year. Naitanui has been in Philadelphia working with world renowned expert Bill Knowles. He returned home fatigued from the sessions but... Read more
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The Age
It's time to address the elephant in the room: Adam Simpson has to goproblems and one of the oldest lists in the AFL. (And the tiresome argument th
The Age / Posted 27 days ago
problems and one of the oldest lists in the AFL. (And the tiresome argument the Eagles would be a much better side with Nic Naitanui doesn't cut the mustard anymore). At the other end of the scale a number of senior West Coast players have... Read more
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Sydney Morning Herald
It's time to address the elephant in the room: Adam Simpson has to goproblems and one of the oldest lists in the AFL. (And the tiresome argument th
Sydney Morning Herald / Posted 27 days ago
problems and one of the oldest lists in the AFL. (And the tiresome argument the Eagles would be a much better side with Nic Naitanui doesn't cut the mustard anymore). At the other end of the scale a number of senior West Coast players have... Read more
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Perth Now
Nic Nat retains trademark leapTHE US expert who put Nic Naitanui through an intensive training camp says the
Perth Now / Posted 29 days ago
THE US expert who put Nic Naitanui through an intensive training camp says the West Coast ruckman has retained his extraordinary leap after knee surgery and backed him to make a successful comeback. Sports reconditioning specialist Bill Knowles, who... Read more
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Perth Now
Mitchell to get glimpse of futurethe end of the season to have any follow-up shoulder surgery. Simpson has not
Perth Now / Posted 29 days ago
the end of the season to have any follow-up shoulder surgery. Simpson has not ruled out a dramatic late-season comeback by Nic Naitanui to further shore up their ruck stocks for a potential finals campaign. A final decision on Naitanui’s fitness... Read more

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