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Relevant events for the week Wednesday 1 June 2022 - Tuesday 7 June 2022 (Prev|Next)

Wednesday 1 June[]

West Coast added highly-rated Victorian midfielder Jai Culley with the top pick in the mid-season draft.

Inaugural AFLW Eagle Parris Laurie announced a suprise retirement, with the star ruck intending to move into coaching.

Thursday 2 June[]

Shannon Hurn was the sole new inclusion when the side was named to face Adelaide, replacing Jamaine Jones after the latter reported delayed concussion symptoms.

West Coast made its first move of the AFLW trade period, acquiring Halls Creek product Krstel Petrevski and uncapped tall Isabella Simmons from Melbourne.

Friday 3 June[]

The club announced the signing of three mature-age WAFLW players, including the return of inaugural squad member Kate Bartlett, as part of list concessions permitting the struggling club to access four players without having to go through the draft. West Coast also signed Claremont midfielders Sasha Goranova and Ella Smith along with Bartlett, who dominated as a forward for Peel after her initial delisting.

Geelong beat Western Bulldogs.

Saturday 4 June[]

West Coast equalled its longest-ever losing streak with a loss to the Crows in Adelaide. The Eagles at least managed to break a record run of losses by more than 50 points, limiting the Crows' winning margin to 31. Andrew Gaff had a team-high 30 possessions while Jack Darling continued his form reversal with two goals and eight score involvements.

West Coast's reserves came close to upsetting Swan Districts, falling by 20 points. Dom Sheed continued to build towards full fitness with 27 possessions but fellow senior midfielder Elliot Yeo's comeback hit a roadbump when he was reported.

Gold Coast thrashed North Melbourne and Sydney upset Melbourne.

Sunday 5 June[]

Collingwood held off Hawthorn in a thriller and Fremantle beat Brisbane.

Monday 6 June[]

Yeo received a one-week suspension for striking, with the ban able to be served in the upcoming clash with Claremont despite the senior side having a bye.

Tuesday 7 June[]

West Coast published its injury update, with forwards Liam Ryan and Willie Rioli set to return from hamstring injuries through the WAFL, while Isiah Winder was a chance to join them after being subbed out of the Adelaide clash late with a knee injury.

The AFLW side farewelled Mikayla Bowen, with the winger traded to Geelong.