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Relevant events for the week Wednesday 9 September 2015 - Tuesday 15 September 2015 (Prev|Next)

Wednesday 9 September[]

Dom Sheed finished third in the Rising Star award behind winner Jesse Hogan of Melbourne. Western Australia products scooped the top three with Sheed and Claremont product Hogan joined by Carlton's Patrick Cripps, an East Fremantle junior and cousin of Jamie Cripps.

Thursday 10 September[]

With Chris Masten unavailable, Scott Selwood was somewhat surprisingly included in the team to face Hawthorn on Friday night, with the vice-captain having played a WAFL game just five days earlier. As expected, Will Schofield returned from injury, with rookie Jackson Nelson making way.

All-Australian squad members Matt Priddis, Andrew Gaff and Josh Kennedy were named as West Coast's nominees for the AFL Players' Association MVP, having been selected by their teammates.

Friday 11 September[]

West Coast stunned Hawthorn in a Qualifying Final, winning by 32 points to open the 2015 finals series. Skipper Shannon Hurn led from the front with 26 possessions and Luke Shuey was dominant on the inside in the absence of late withdrawal Matt Priddis.

Saturday 12 September[]

Fremantle beat Sydney, meaning that for the first time in history both Preliminary Finals would be played in Perth.

Adelaide overcame Western Bulldogs in a thrilling Elimination Final.

Sunday 13 September[]

East Perth defeated Peel in a sudden-death semi-final, with Kane Lucas picking up 28 possessions and Tom Lamb prominent up forward.

North Melbourne knocked Richmond out of the finals.

Monday 14 September[]

Xavier Ellis escaped sanction for a late hit on Hawthorn's Cyril Rioli, with the Match Review Panel ruling that Ellis made a legitimate attempt to spoil and that the 50-metre penalty paid against him on the night was sufficient punishment.

Tuesday 15 September[]