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Relevant events for the week Wednesday 10 July 2019 - Tuesday 16 July 2019 (Prev|Next)

Wednesday 10 July[]

Thursday 11 July[]

West Coast named premiership players Josh Kennedy and Tom Cole to return to the side, in place of injured pair Liam Duggan (ankle) and Brendon Ah Chee (calf).

Friday 12 July[]

West Coast lost a thriller to Collingwood at Perth Stadium, holding sway in an entertaining first three terms before being overrun by the Magpies in the last quarter and falling by a single point. Youngster Jarrod Cameron kicked four first-half goals and Elliot Yeo had 26 possessions and two goals, but the Eagles lost Jamie Cripps to a groin injury in the first quarter.

Saturday 13 July[]

Carlton defeated Sydney, Hawthorn beat Fremantle, Essendon narrowly beat North Melbourne, Adelaide thrashed Gold Coast and Geelong defeated St Kilda.

Sunday 14 July[]

West Coast's reserves defeated West Perth to celebrate the official opening of the club's new training facility at Lathlain Park, with the Falcons staying with West Coast for three quarters before the Eagles opened the floodgates with an eight-goal final term to win by 69 points. Jake Waterman and Jack Petruccelle put their hands up for a senior recall with six and five goals respectively.

Monday 15 July[]

The Eagles confirmed media speculation that ruckman Nic Naitanui had suffered a significant ankle injury against Collingwood that would keep him out for a number of weeks.

Reserves vice-captain Brady Grey was suspended for two weeks for a first-quarter bump that knocked out Falcon Connor West, the son of former Eagle Robert West.

Tuesday 16 June[]

West Coast revelaed further bad news on the injury front with Cripps ruled out for up to four weeks with the abductor injury suffered against Collingwood, and premiership player Daniel Venables's season over after failing to recover fully from the concussion suffered against Melbourne several months previously. Mark Hutchings (hamstring) and Nathan Vardy (knee/ankle) remained several weeks away from returning and Josh Smith joined them on the sidelines after suffering a hamstring injury late in the reserves' win over Perth.