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24 September 2018 11:35 AM 'A good vibe in the room': Relaxed Eagles soak up Grand Final hype

"There's a lot more confidence in our players... and I think maturity in how they've handled themselves this year. Simpson had earlier beckoned West Coast supporters to Subiaco Oval for the club's final training session at the iconic WA footy venue, their last chance to farewell players before Saturday's decider and the Subiaco venue before it is demolished 4

21 September 2018 5:08 AM West Coast v Melbourne: Eagles coach puts heat on mids

Simpson said statistical trends tended to go out the window during finals. "These games, it’s more than that ... tomorrow is a game on its own," Simpson said. "We beat Collingwood in the contest and there’s no reason we can’t do that tomorrow. “We really rate our midfield. Melbourne are in the same boat. It’ll be a good contest.” "There’s been no extra 6

7 September 2018 9:11 AM Four West Belconnen brothers chasing premiership dreams

It could be a very good weekend for the van Zomeren family. Four brothers, in four different grades, playing for four different premierships. They're hoping all four will come home victorious, but would settle for three. First Tyler will run out in the under-12s, then Cody in the under-10s and Riley in the under-14s on Saturday, before Brady will play in the under- 18

6 September 2018 8:34 AM West Coast v Collingwood: Clubs roll the dice for first AFL final at Optus Stadium

Darling, 26, missed four games from rounds 13-16 but returned to form against Brisbane in round 23, booting four goals to cap off his best regular season for the Eagles since the number 20 draft pick debuted in 2011. The big-bodied West Coast talls will be complemented at ground level by dynamic first-year duo Willie Rioli and Liam Ryan, veteran sharpshooter 19

26 August 2018 2:03 PM Lightning strikes twice in Super Netball grand final

Bassett, who was the face of the Fever for years before defecting to the Lightning at the end of 2016, gave West Coast goalkeeper Courtney Bruce a big hug after the game. The Lightning had to win the title the hard way after losing the first three games of the season and finishing fourth. The Sunshine Coast then beat the Firebirds and Giants in finals 30

23 August 2018 2:35 PM Culture clash: Nitro an option for Stawell Gift

Athletics Australia is exploring a left-field idea to stage the Nitro athletics event at the Stawell Gift. The idea has been put to combine the oldest foot race with the youngest team-based athletics concept at the west Victorian country town. The logistics of staging a teams base track and field on a grass football and cricket oval in a country town would 18

22 August 2018 6:33 AM Perth music banned from Queensland radio station ahead of netball grand final

The knives are out, with a Queensland radio station banning all Perth artists from its airwaves in the lead-up to the Suncorp Super Netball grand final between West Coast Fever and Sunshine Coast Lightning. Hot91 Sunshine Coast FM made the extraordinary decision due to their position as official radio sponsor of the Lightning, who will take on the Fever 22

17 August 2018 10:00 AM Break has Kangaroo bouncing into Canberra Raiders Cup final

Understandably, he was a little banged up getting towards the end of the season, but that all came to a head in the semi-finals when he went to lay a tackle. "I collected his shin on the way through with my forearm and it snapped, popped, and I didn't believe that it was broken until we were back in the sheds and I could feel the bone clunking together 21

12 August 2018 10:12 PM Why West Coast may possess the magical mystery potion for AFL success

It looks like a case of no Gaff, no Naitanui, no worries for the West Coast Eagles as they head for the AFL finals full of brotherhood and belief and primed for an unlikely assault on the AFL premiership. Adam Simpson's class of 2018 is looking steadier and sterner as the season rolls on with nothing, seemingly, able to clip their wings. Not the loss of their 19

11 August 2018 8:41 AM Kangaroos coach hopping mad over Warriors loss

West Belconnen's win shut the door on the Yass Magpies' hopes of sneaking into the top four, with the Magpies edging the Goulburn Bulldogs 28-22 at Goulburn. They needed a massive win and hope the Kangaroos did the same to the Warriors to have any chance of playing finals. Kangaroos coach Aaron Gorrell was confident they could turn the result around 19