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Relevant events for the week Wednesday 19 July 2017 - Tuesday 25 July 2017 (Prev|Next)

Wednesday 19 July[]

West Coast announced that Victorian youngster Daniel Venables had extended his contract until the end of 2020. Venables said that he had embraced the move from Melbourne and was enjoying his time at the club. "“I’ve probably come at the perfect time to West Coast. We’re moving to the new stadium and to the new facilities at Lathlain Park, so I can’t really ask for anything more" - westcoasteagles.com.au: http://www.westcoasteagles.com.au/news/2017-07-19/venables-extends-until-2020

Thursday 20 July[]

Elliot Yeo was named to return to the side after being a late out for the derby, at the expense of Chris Masten. Malcolm Karpany, Tom Cole and Fraser McInnes were named on an extended bench.

Friday 21 July[]

Cole was named in the final side, with veteran Sam Mitchell given a much-needed rest, although the former Hawk flew with the side in the dual role of midfield coach and traveling emergency. Karpany and McInnes were left out.

Adelaide beat Geelong in a top-of-the-table clash.

Saturday 22 July[]

East Perth fell to South Fremantle by 30 points in Busselton. Uncapped midfielder Luke Partington had another big game with 29 possessions and two goals.

Essendon defeated North Melbourne, Melbourne beat Port Adelaide, Western Bulldogs comfortably accounted for Gold Coast, Sydney beat St Kilda and Hawthorn thumped Fremantle.

Sunday 23 July[]

West Coast coughed up a sizeable lead to Collingwood to lose by 8 points at Docklands, putting the team's finals chances in serious jeopardy. Josh Kennedy played a lone hand with six goals in his 200th AFL game.

Richmond upset GWS Giants and Brisbane defeated Carlton.

Monday 24 July[]

Midfielder Dom Sheed was handed a fine for making contact with a field umpire during the Collingwood clash.

Tuesday 25 July[]

The weekly injury list revealed that Scott Lycett and Eric MacKenzie were a chance to resume at the weekend, but promising midfielder Daniel Venables appeared unlikely to play again in 2017 after being ruled out indefinitely with his ongoing turf toe injury.