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Relevant events for the week Wednesday 28 August 2019 - Tuesday 3 September 2019 (Prev|Next)

Wednesday 28 August[]

Four Eagles players were named in the All-Australian side, with Shannon Hurn named as the side's vice-captain and joined by fellow defender Jeremy McGovern, midfielder Elliot Yeo and key forward Jack Darling. McGovern's selection marked his fourth straight All-Australian honour, while Hurn and Yeo each made their second appearance and Darling his first.

West Coast announced new contracts for defenders Lewis Jetta and Jackson Nelson. Jetta triggered an extension for the 2020 season, while Nelson signed a two-year contract deal.

Thursday 29 August[]

Friday 30 August[]

Ruckman Nic Naitanui, on the comeback from an ankle injury, increased his chances of a finals appearance with a strong workout at the club's closed training session, but skipper Shannon Hurn was on light duties after suffering a hamstring strain during the Round 23 game against Hawthorn.

West Coast announced the signing of rugby international Mhicca Carter as an international rookie.

Saturday 31 August[]

Sunday 1 September[]

West Coast's reserves narrowly won their historic first final against West Perth at Arena Joondalup. In wet and windy conditions, the Eagles dominated territory but struggled to kick goals, and West Perth hit the front late before a Brady Grey goal saw West Coast through to the next round. Young midfielders Hamish Brayshaw and Brayden Ainsworth starred in the wet.

Monday 2 September[]

Nathan Vardy accepted a reprimand for a rough tackle on Falcon Mitchell Peirce.

Tuesday 3 September[]

West Coast announced that Naitanui and Hurn were a chance to play against Essendon, while premiership midfielder Mark Hutchings was also available after overcoming a hamstring injury.