The older brother of St Kilda's Blake Acres, Daniel was the first player signed to West Coast's standalone reserves side.
West Coast career[edit | edit source]
Acres played colts and reserves for West Perth, struggling with injury. before spending three seasons in the amateurs with his junior side Wanneroo. After playing in their B-grade premiership in 2017, he moved to Cervantes, winning another flag with the Tiger Sharks.
Acres was named as one of the first six signings for West Coast's standalone reserves side, with the club describing him as a versatile defender. Ironically, he had previously intended to join West Coast's former affiliate East Perth. Acres found opportunities in West Coast's backline difficult to come across, making just two appearances in 2019.
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References[edit | edit source]
- Jordan McArdle, The West Australian (14 November 2018), "West Coast Eagles reserves side secure Daniel Acres for first WAFL season": https://thewest.com.au/sport/wafl/west-coast-eagles-reserves-side-secure-daniel-acres-for-first-wafl-season-ng-b881020939z
- westcoasteagles.com.au (27 November 2018), "Eagles begin WAFL list build"
- Jordan McArdle, The West Australian (30 October 2018), "Daniel Acres, brother of St Kilda midfielder Blake, signs with WAFL club East Perth": https://thewest.com.au/sport/wafl/daniel-acres-brother-of-st-kilda-midfielder-blake-signs-with-wafl-club-east-perth-ng-b881005538z