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Relevant events for the week Wednesday 28 June 2017 - Tuesday 4 July 2017 (Prev|Next)

Wednesday 28 June[]

The West Australian reported that midfielder Dom Sheed had signed a new two-year deal just ahead of his 50th game, taking him through until the end of the 2019 season - Dale Miller, The West Australian: https://thewest.com.au/sport/emerging-midfielder-dom-sheed-signs-two-year-contract-extension-at-west-coast-ng-b88521351z

Thursday 29 June[]

West Coast made four forced changes, with Sharrod Wellingham, Chris Masten, Jack Redden and Sam Butler recalled to replace Shannon Hurn (concussion), Matt Priddis (soreness), Will Schofield (hip) and Josh Hill (illness). Uncapped midfielder Luke Partington traveled with the team as emergency.

Friday 30 June[]

Sydney beat Melbourne.

Saturday 1 July[]

West Coast held off Western Bulldogs to record a narrow 7-point win at Docklands. Andrew Gaff contracted leather poisoning after picking up a career-high 42 possessions and Malcolm Karpany had the best game of his brief career with three goals.

East Perth easily accounted for East Fremantle in wet conditions at Leederville.

Adelaide defeated Carlton, Gold Coast held off North Melbourne, Richmond beat Port Adelaide and GWS Giants and Geelong played out the season's first draw.

Sunday 2 July[]

Brisbane upset Essendon, Hawthorn defeated Collingwood and St Kilda beat Fremantle.

Monday 3 July[]

West Coast confirmed earlier news that Sheed had signed on until the end of 2019, and revealed that Jackson Nelson had also signed for the same period - westcoasteagles.com.au: http://www.westcoasteagles.com.au/news/2017-07-03/young-guns-extend

Tuesday 4 July[]

The weekly injury list included a large number of senior players set to return to the side, including Hurn, Priddis, Schofield, Hill, Josh Kennedy and Nelson, giving selectors a welcome headache. On the negative side, Sam Butler was set to miss up to a month after injuring his hamstring and Wellingham was in doubt for the upcoming clash with the Power with a corked hip.