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SportsFan
Nic Nat on track for 2017 returnMore AFL News West Coast ruckman Nic Naitanui has been feeling frustrated earl
Nic Nat on track for 2017 return
SportsFan / Posted 3 days ago
More AFL News West Coast ruckman Nic Naitanui has been feeling frustrated early into his recovery from knee surgery, but he remains optimistic he'll be able to return in the latter stages of next season. Naitanui underwent a knee reconstruction in... Read more
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SportsFan
Naitanui on track for 2017 returnWest Coast ruckman Nic Naitanui will meet his surgeon on Thursday to check how
Naitanui on track for 2017 return
SportsFan / Posted 3 days ago
West Coast ruckman Nic Naitanui will meet his surgeon on Thursday to check how his reconstructed knee is progressing More AFL News West Coast ruckman Nic Naitanui remains optimistic he'll be able to return to AFL action late next season. Naitanui... Read more
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SportsFan
Nic Naitanui on track for 2017 AFL returnWest Coast ruckman Nic Naitanui will meet his surgeon on Thursday to check how
Nic Naitanui on track for 2017 AFL return
SportsFan / Posted 3 days ago
West Coast ruckman Nic Naitanui will meet his surgeon on Thursday to check how his reconstructed knee is progressing More AFL News West Coast ruckman Nic Naitanui remains optimistic he'll be able to return to AFL action late next season. Naitanui... Read more
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WA Today
Eagles boss publicly declares interest in luring Demons star Jesse Hogansaid recruiting priorities after tumbling from the premiership chase was a ruck
Eagles boss publicly declares interest in luring Demons star Jesse Hogan
WA Today / Posted 7 days ago
said recruiting priorities after tumbling from the premiership chase was a ruckman, with expectations that star big man Nic Naitanui will miss next season, top midfielders and a nippy small forward. The Eagles boss made it clear a move for Hogan... Read more
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SportsFan
Lycett dodges knee reconstructionwill avoid a full knee reconstruction and is expected to recover from surgery b
Lycett dodges knee reconstruction
SportsFan / Posted 9 days ago
will avoid a full knee reconstruction and is expected to recover from surgery by the start of the 2017 AFL season. With Nic Naitanui already ruled out for most of next year with a torn ACL, there were fears Lycett could join him on the sidelines... Read more
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The North West Star
Scott Lycett on track for 2017 after dodging full knee operationcartilage tearing. If Lycett did require a full posterior cruciate ligament op
Scott Lycett on track for 2017 after dodging full knee operation
The North West Star / Posted 9 days ago
cartilage tearing. If Lycett did require a full posterior cruciate ligament operation he would have joined fellow big man Nic Naitanui – who already had a reconstruction after a round 22 injury – on the sidelines for most of next season. But the... Read more
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SportsFan
Eagle Lycett skips AFL knee reconstructionwill avoid a full knee reconstruction and is expected to recover from surgery b
Eagle Lycett skips AFL knee reconstruction
SportsFan / Posted 9 days ago
will avoid a full knee reconstruction and is expected to recover from surgery by the start of the 2017 AFL season. With Nic Naitanui already ruled out for most of next year with a torn ACL, there were fears Lycett could join him on the sidelines... Read more
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SportsFan
Lycett might need knee recofrom six to 12 (months). We'll see. But fingers crossed it's not that." West C
Lycett might need knee reco
SportsFan / Posted 10 days ago
from six to 12 (months). We'll see. But fingers crossed it's not that." West Coast's ruck stocks are already thin after Nic Naitanui ruptured his anterior cruciate ligament late in the season. Naitanui will miss most - if not all - of next... Read more
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SportsFan
Eagle Lycett might need knee reco in AFLfrom six to 12 (months). We'll see. But fingers crossed it's not that." West C
Eagle Lycett might need knee reco in AFL
SportsFan / Posted 10 days ago
from six to 12 (months). We'll see. But fingers crossed it's not that." West Coast's ruck stocks are already thin after Nic Naitanui ruptured his anterior cruciate ligament late in the season. Naitanui will miss most - if not all - of next... Read more
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The North West Star
Scott Lycett may face full knee reconstruction, could miss much of 2017 AFL seasonan idea but once the West Coast physio and doctors get together they will know
Scott Lycett may face full knee reconstruction, could miss much of 2017 AFL season
The North West Star / Posted 10 days ago
an idea but once the West Coast physio and doctors get together they will know a bit more and go from there." Star ruckman Nic Naitanui already had a reconstruction after a round 22 injury, while Matt Priddis, Josh Kennedy and Jeremy McGovernn have... Read more
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The North West Star
More Eagles surgery as star defender Jeremy McGovern goes under the knifecartilage. Lycett carried his nasty knee troubles for many weeks ahead of the
More Eagles surgery as star defender Jeremy McGovern goes under the knife
The North West Star / Posted 11 days ago
cartilage. Lycett carried his nasty knee troubles for many weeks ahead of the finals and joins fellow big ruck star Nic Naitanui on the sidelines as he recovers from a total reconstruction from a snapped anterior cruciate ligament in the... Read more
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The North West Star
Emma Quayle wins Grant Hattam Award for story on Essendon Bomber Anthony McDonald-Tipungwutiwho died from cancer in 1998. Quayle won in 2009 for "A street named desire" w
Emma Quayle wins Grant Hattam Award for story on Essendon Bomber Anthony McDonald-Tipungwuti
The North West Star / Posted 11 days ago
who died from cancer in 1998. Quayle won in 2009 for "A street named desire" which documented the childhoods of draftees Nic Naitanui, Chris Yarran and Michael Walters who were long-term neighbours in Bushby Street in the Perth suburb of Midvale,... Read more
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SportsFan
Petrie move to AFL's Eagles a step closernew deal for 2017. But with West Coast needing to find a short-term ruck repla
Petrie move to AFL's Eagles a step closer
SportsFan / Posted 12 days ago
new deal for 2017. But with West Coast needing to find a short-term ruck replacement to fill the void left by injured star Nic Naitanui, Petrie is a chance to make a shock move to West Coast. Those odds shortened on Tuesday when West Coast... Read more
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SportsFan
Petrie move to Eagles a step closernew deal for 2017. But with West Coast needing to find a short-term ruck repla
Petrie move to Eagles a step closer
SportsFan / Posted 12 days ago
new deal for 2017. But with West Coast needing to find a short-term ruck replacement to fill the void left by injured star Nic Naitanui, Petrie is a chance to make a shock move to West Coast. Those odds shortened on Tuesday when West Coast... Read more
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The North West Star
Eagles star Matt Priddis to undergo back surgery, Lycett may miss six monthsin time for the start of the 2017 season in March.It casts further gloom over E
Eagles star Matt Priddis to undergo back surgery, Lycett may miss six months
The North West Star / Posted 12 days ago
in time for the start of the 2017 season in March.It casts further gloom over Eagles lead ruck stocks, with star big man Nic Naitanui to miss an entire year in his recovery from a full knee reconstruction he had last month. Priddis joins ace... Read more
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New York Post
Student dressed as Hitler wins prize in front of Jewish studentsoutrage earlier that week, where a West Australian-based mother painted her son
Student dressed as Hitler wins prize in front of Jewish students
New York Post / Posted 16 days ago
outrage earlier that week, where a West Australian-based mother painted her son’s skin brown to look like AFL star Nic Naitanui. The woman posted the photo on blogger Constance Hall’s public Facebook account to share her “absolute QUEENING... Read more
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International Business Times
Australian school apologises after student wins 'best dressed' prize for Hitler costumeprincipal assures me this is number one priority," Stowe-Linder said. This com
Australian school apologises after student wins 'best dressed' prize for Hitler costume
International Business Times / Posted 16 days ago
principal assures me this is number one priority," Stowe-Linder said. This comes after an Australian mother was criticised in August for painting her white son's face black to resemble his idol Australian Rules player Nic Naitanui for a school eve... Read more
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Northern Daily Leader
'Innocent mistake' greets Alice Springs school's Jewish guests - Hitler on paradepainted her son's skin black for a school Book Week parade because he had wante
'Innocent mistake' greets Alice Springs school's Jewish guests - Hitler on parade
Northern Daily Leader / Posted 16 days ago
painted her son's skin black for a school Book Week parade because he had wanted to look like his "idol", AFL footballer Nic Naitanui. Bialik College principal Jeremy Stowe-Lindner said the students were "saddened" by the incident, but the... Read more
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The Young Witness
'Innocent mistake' greets Alice Springs school's Jewish guests - Hitler on paradepainted her son's skin black for a school Book Week parade because he had wante
'Innocent mistake' greets Alice Springs school's Jewish guests - Hitler on parade
The Young Witness / Posted 16 days ago
painted her son's skin black for a school Book Week parade because he had wanted to look like his "idol", AFL footballer Nic Naitanui. Bialik College principal Jeremy Stowe-Lindner said the students were "saddened" by the incident, but the... Read more
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Western Advocate
'Innocent mistake' greets Alice Springs school's Jewish guests - Hitler on paradepainted her son's skin black for a school Book Week parade because he had wante
'Innocent mistake' greets Alice Springs school's Jewish guests - Hitler on parade
Western Advocate / Posted 16 days ago
painted her son's skin black for a school Book Week parade because he had wanted to look like his "idol", AFL footballer Nic Naitanui. Bialik College principal Jeremy Stowe-Lindner said the students were "saddened" by the incident, but the... Read more
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Kiama Independent
'Innocent mistake' greets Alice Springs school's Jewish guests - Hitler on paradepainted her son's skin black for a school Book Week parade because he had wante
'Innocent mistake' greets Alice Springs school's Jewish guests - Hitler on parade
Kiama Independent / Posted 16 days ago
painted her son's skin black for a school Book Week parade because he had wanted to look like his "idol", AFL footballer Nic Naitanui. Bialik College principal Jeremy Stowe-Lindner said the students were "saddened" by the incident, but the... Read more
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The North West Star
'Innocent mistake' greets Alice Springs school's Jewish guests - Hitler on paradepainted her son's skin black for a school Book Week parade because he had wante
'Innocent mistake' greets Alice Springs school's Jewish guests - Hitler on parade
The North West Star / Posted 16 days ago
painted her son's skin black for a school Book Week parade because he had wanted to look like his "idol", AFL footballer Nic Naitanui. Bialik College principal Jeremy Stowe-Lindner said the students were "saddened" by the incident, but the... Read more
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Daily Liberal
'Innocent mistake' greets Alice Springs school's Jewish guests - Hitler on paradepainted her son's skin black for a school Book Week parade because he had wante
'Innocent mistake' greets Alice Springs school's Jewish guests - Hitler on parade
Daily Liberal / Posted 16 days ago
painted her son's skin black for a school Book Week parade because he had wanted to look like his "idol", AFL footballer Nic Naitanui. Bialik College principal Jeremy Stowe-Lindner said the students were "saddened" by the incident, but the... Read more
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The Border Mail
'Innocent mistake' greets Alice Springs school's Jewish guests - Hitler on paradepainted her son's skin black for a school Book Week parade because he had wante
'Innocent mistake' greets Alice Springs school's Jewish guests - Hitler on parade
The Border Mail / Posted 16 days ago
painted her son's skin black for a school Book Week parade because he had wanted to look like his "idol", AFL footballer Nic Naitanui. Bialik College principal Jeremy Stowe-Lindner said the students were "saddened" by the incident, but the... Read more
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Illawarra Mercury
'Innocent mistake' greets Alice Springs school's Jewish guests - Hitler on paradepainted her son's skin black for a school Book Week parade because he had wante
'Innocent mistake' greets Alice Springs school's Jewish guests - Hitler on parade
Illawarra Mercury / Posted 16 days ago
painted her son's skin black for a school Book Week parade because he had wanted to look like his "idol", AFL footballer Nic Naitanui. Bialik College principal Jeremy Stowe-Lindner said the students were "saddened" by the incident, but the... Read more
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The Courier
'Innocent mistake' greets Alice Springs school's Jewish guests - Hitler on paradepainted her son's skin black for a school Book Week parade because he had wante
'Innocent mistake' greets Alice Springs school's Jewish guests - Hitler on parade
The Courier / Posted 16 days ago
painted her son's skin black for a school Book Week parade because he had wanted to look like his "idol", AFL footballer Nic Naitanui. Bialik College principal Jeremy Stowe-Lindner said the students were "saddened" by the incident, but the... Read more
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Kiama Independent
'Innocent mistake' greets Alice Springs school's Jewish guests - Hitler on paradepainted her son's skin black for a school Book Week parade because he had wante
'Innocent mistake' greets Alice Springs school's Jewish guests - Hitler on parade
Kiama Independent / Posted 16 days ago
painted her son's skin black for a school Book Week parade because he had wanted to look like his "idol", AFL footballer Nic Naitanui. Bialik College principal Jeremy Stowe-Lindner said the students were "saddened" by the incident, but the... Read more
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Manning River Times
'Innocent mistake' greets Alice Springs school's Jewish guests - Hitler on paradepainted her son's skin black for a school Book Week parade because he had wante
'Innocent mistake' greets Alice Springs school's Jewish guests - Hitler on parade
Manning River Times / Posted 16 days ago
painted her son's skin black for a school Book Week parade because he had wanted to look like his "idol", AFL footballer Nic Naitanui. Bialik College principal Jeremy Stowe-Lindner said the students were "saddened" by the incident, but the... Read more
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Goondiwindi Argus
'Innocent mistake' greets Alice Springs school's Jewish guests - Hitler on paradepainted her son's skin black for a school Book Week parade because he had wante
'Innocent mistake' greets Alice Springs school's Jewish guests - Hitler on parade
Goondiwindi Argus / Posted 16 days ago
painted her son's skin black for a school Book Week parade because he had wanted to look like his "idol", AFL footballer Nic Naitanui. Bialik College principal Jeremy Stowe-Lindner said the students were "saddened" by the incident, but the... Read more
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SportsFan
Eagles to avoid cull despite finals flopthat's what wins premierships." One area West Coast will need to bolster is th
Eagles to avoid cull despite finals flop
SportsFan / Posted 16 days ago
that's what wins premierships." One area West Coast will need to bolster is the ruck. With All-Australian big man Nic Naitanui (knee) set to miss most of next season, the Eagles need to find a mobile ruck/forward to complement Scott... Read more
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The Age
Child dresses as Hitler in Alice Springs as visiting Jewish student look onmoth a Perth mothyer painted her son's skin black for a Book Week parade becaus
Child dresses as Hitler in Alice Springs as visiting Jewish student look on
The Age / Posted 16 days ago
moth a Perth mothyer painted her son's skin black for a Book Week parade because he had wanted to look like footballer Nic Naitanui The college said it was reviewing its policies so something like this wouldn't happen again. "The school is... Read more
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The Age
'Innocent mistake' greets Alice Springs school's Jewish guests - Hitler on paradepainted her son's skin black for a school Book Week parade because he had wante
'Innocent mistake' greets Alice Springs school's Jewish guests - Hitler on parade
The Age / Posted 16 days ago
painted her son's skin black for a school Book Week parade because he had wanted to look like his "idol", AFL footballer Nic Naitanui. Adolf Hitler's autobiography, 'Mein Kampf', outlined his plans for Germany. Bialik College principal Jeremy... Read more
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Junkee
A School Kid In Alice Springs Dressed Up As Hitler For Book Weekthe deal with Australia and Book Week? Last month a Perth mum was heavily criti
A School Kid In Alice Springs Dressed Up As Hitler For Book Week
Junkee / Posted 16 days ago
the deal with Australia and Book Week? Last month a Perth mum was heavily criticised after dressing up her son as AFL star Nic Naitanui, complete with blackface. The mum copped flack due to her use of blackface, the fact she bragged about on... Read more
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Sky News Australia
School sorry after child wears Hitler costumedressed in his class. In a separate incident, a Perth mother's post of her son
School sorry after child wears Hitler costume
Sky News Australia / Posted 16 days ago
dressed in his class. In a separate incident, a Perth mother's post of her son dressed in 'blackface' after his AFL idol Nic Naitanui created a social media storm with backlash from the Indigenous community. Another Book Week parent reportedly... Read more
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SportsFan
Eagles coach rues wasted AFL seasonbelieving the bulk of his squad are strong. But one area that needs urgent att
Eagles coach rues wasted AFL season
SportsFan / Posted 16 days ago
believing the bulk of his squad are strong. But one area that needs urgent attention is the ruck. With All-Australian Nic Naitanui set to miss most of next season, West Coast need to find an adequate back-up to support Scott Lycett. Jonathan... Read more
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SportsFan
Simpson rues Eagles' wasted seasonbelieving the bulk of his squad are strong. But one area that needs urgent att
Simpson rues Eagles' wasted season
SportsFan / Posted 16 days ago
believing the bulk of his squad are strong. But one area that needs urgent attention is the ruck. With All-Australian Nic Naitanui set to miss most of next season, West Coast need to find an adequate back-up to support Scott Lycett. Jonathan... Read more
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The North West Star
West Coast will look at ruck depth after being dumped out of finals by Bulldogs, coach saysin mind, one of the Eagles challenges is to ensure they have enough resources t
West Coast will look at ruck depth after being dumped out of finals by Bulldogs, coach says
The North West Star / Posted 17 days ago
in mind, one of the Eagles challenges is to ensure they have enough resources to cover that department, considering that Nic Naitanui will miss the entire 2017 season after injuring his ACL. "Well we've got to get creative. It's that balance... Read more
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Australian Broadcasting Corporation
Jetta to miss do-or-die finals clashdisposing of premiership hopefuls GWS, Hawthorn and Adelaide in their past thre
Jetta to miss do-or-die finals clash
Australian Broadcasting Corporation / Posted 17 days ago
disposing of premiership hopefuls GWS, Hawthorn and Adelaide in their past three matches. Even the loss of star ruckman Nic Naitanui failed to halt the Eagles' charge, although their sixth-placed finish means there'll be no margin for error... Read more
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Australian Broadcasting Corporation
AFL finals preview: New and old rivals meet in week oneback to the unique surroundings of Subiaco Oval. Injuries will play a part in
AFL finals preview: New and old rivals meet in week one
Australian Broadcasting Corporation / Posted 17 days ago
back to the unique surroundings of Subiaco Oval. Injuries will play a part in this one. The Eagles are, of course, without Nic Naitanui after the ruckman cruelly ruptured his ACL against the Hawks, while the Dogs are without a cast of thousands.... Read more
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The North West Star
West Coast Eagles spring selection shock with Mitch Brown inclusionwin over Adelaide in round 23. West Coast's attempt to use Brown as a pinch-hi
West Coast Eagles spring selection shock with Mitch Brown inclusion
The North West Star / Posted 18 days ago
win over Adelaide in round 23. West Coast's attempt to use Brown as a pinch-hitting ruckman in the absence of superstar Nic Naitanui earlier in the season was an abject failure. Jetta will be gutted by his latest injury setback after finally... Read more
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Australian Broadcasting Corporation
Jetta to miss do-or-die finals clashdisposing of premiership hopefuls GWS, Hawthorn and Adelaide in their past thre
Jetta to miss do-or-die finals clash
Australian Broadcasting Corporation / Posted 18 days ago
disposing of premiership hopefuls GWS, Hawthorn and Adelaide in their past three matches. Even the loss of star ruckman Nic Naitanui failed to halt the Eagles' charge, although their sixth-placed finish means there'll be no margin for error... Read more
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SportsFan
Eagles dealt Jetta blowdisposing of premiership hopefuls GWS, Hawthorn and Adelaide in their past thre
Eagles dealt Jetta blow
SportsFan / Posted 18 days ago
disposing of premiership hopefuls GWS, Hawthorn and Adelaide in their past three matches. Even the loss of star ruckman Nic Naitanui failed to halt the Eagles' charge, although their sixth-placed finish means there'll be no margin for error... Read more
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SportsFan
Eagles dealt Jetta blow ahead of finaldisposing of premiership hopefuls GWS, Hawthorn and Adelaide in their past thre
Eagles dealt Jetta blow ahead of final
SportsFan / Posted 18 days ago
disposing of premiership hopefuls GWS, Hawthorn and Adelaide in their past three matches. Even the loss of star ruckman Nic Naitanui failed to halt the Eagles' charge, although their sixth-placed finish means there'll be no margin for error... Read more
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SportsFan
Season review: Fremantleissues but any hopes of holding on would be dashed with one simple contest earl
Season review: Fremantle
SportsFan / Posted 18 days ago
issues but any hopes of holding on would be dashed with one simple contest early in the second early. West Coast's Nic Naitanui took a huge mark over a backtracking Sandilands, and Naitanui's knee collected the Dockers ruckman hard. An... Read more
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SportsFan
Eagles bracing for manic Bulldogsdisposing of premiership hopefuls GWS, Hawthorn, and Adelaide in their past thr
Eagles bracing for manic Bulldogs
SportsFan / Posted 18 days ago
disposing of premiership hopefuls GWS, Hawthorn, and Adelaide in their past three matches. Even the loss of star ruckman Nic Naitanui failed to halt the Eagles' charge, although their sixth-placed finish means there'll be no margin for error... Read more
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SportsFan
Eagles bracing for manic Bulldogs in AFLdisposing of premiership hopefuls GWS, Hawthorn, and Adelaide in their past thr
Eagles bracing for manic Bulldogs in AFL
SportsFan / Posted 18 days ago
disposing of premiership hopefuls GWS, Hawthorn, and Adelaide in their past three matches. Even the loss of star ruckman Nic Naitanui failed to halt the Eagles' charge, although their sixth-placed finish means there'll be no margin for error... Read more
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SportsFan
Naitanui aims to give Eagles an edgeMore AFL News He won't be jumping over rival players any time soon, but West C
Naitanui aims to give Eagles an edge
SportsFan / Posted 19 days ago
More AFL News He won't be jumping over rival players any time soon, but West Coast ruckman Nic Naitanui will be hoping to make at least a small impact during this year's AFL finals series. Naitanui is set to spend up to a year on the sidelines... Read more
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SportsFan
Naitanui aims to give Eagles ruck edgeMore AFL News He won't be jumping over rival players any time soon, but West C
Naitanui aims to give Eagles ruck edge
SportsFan / Posted 19 days ago
More AFL News He won't be jumping over rival players any time soon, but West Coast ruckman Nic Naitanui will be hoping to make at least a small impact during this year's AFL finals series. Naitanui is set to spend up to a year on the sidelines... Read more
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Rippa
West Coast Eagles v Western Bulldogs Elimination Final Tips and Preview: Eagles to soar in finals openerCoast should have an advantage in contested marking due to Kennedy, as well as
West Coast Eagles v Western Bulldogs Elimination Final Tips and Preview: Eagles to soar in finals opener
Rippa / Posted 20 days ago
Coast should have an advantage in contested marking due to Kennedy, as well as Mitch McGovern down back, and while Nic Naitanui is gone for the year, the Eages should also get on top in the ruck. The equation for both sides in this game is... Read more
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SportsFan
Eagles aim to cause damagethe hottest of form, having disposed of GWS, Hawthorn and Adelaide in their pas
Eagles aim to cause damage
SportsFan / Posted 20 days ago
the hottest of form, having disposed of GWS, Hawthorn and Adelaide in their past three matches. The loss of star ruckman Nic Naitanui was meant to be the death knell to their premiership hopes. But the ruthless way they disposed of the Crows in... Read more
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