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West Coast v Kangaroos
Round 19, 2006
S06r19
Cox returned to the lineup. Photo: aflphotos.com.au
Date
Sat, 12 August 2006 (2:10 PM WST)
Venue
Attendance
40,067
Result
Won by 26
Score
WCE 14.23.107 - 12.9.81 NM
Brownlow
3 C.Judd (WCE)
2 D.Kerr (WCE)
1 B.Cousins (WCE)
Ladder
2nd
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North Melbourne held pace with an inaccurate West Coast for three quarters but ultimately weren't able to compete with the Eagles' talent, going down by 26 points. Ben Cousins picked up plenty of touches as West Coast pulled away in the final quarter, and Quinten Lynch finished with four goals.

Summary[]

1/4 time 1/2 time 3/4 time Final
West Coast 7.5.47 8.7.55 12.14.86 14.23.107
North Melbourne 4.3.27 8.6.54 11.7.73 12.9.81

Goals: Lynch 4, Embley 3, Cousins, Cox, Fletcher, Kerr, Sampi, Seaby, Staker

Best: Kerr, Judd, Cousins, Lynch, Chick, Stenglein, Waters

Injuries: Hansen (calf)

Reports: Chick for striking J.Sinclair

Named sides[]

West Coast Kangaroos
B: Wirrpanda Glass Selwood B: Sinclair Petrie Sansbury
HB: Waters Graham Embley HB: Pratt Watt Firrito
C: Butler Cousins Braun C: Rawlings Harris Wells
HF: Fletcher Hansen Stenglein HF: McConnell Thompson Harvey
F: Chick Lynch Sampi F: McIntosh Rocca Cor.Jones
R: Seaby Judd Kerr R: Hale Simpson Swallow
I: Cox R.Jones Armstrong I: Brown Harding Schwarze
Staker Green
E: B.Jones Morton Banfield E: Gibson Makepeace Lower

In: Cox

Out: B.Jones

From the papers[]

The West Australian[]

"West Coast's four points didn't come through the work alone of brave acts from Selwood, who kept Daniel Wells quiet, Chick, Kerr and Waters.

It came from the silk department, run by Chris Judd and Ben Cousins. Though Kerr's skills were not as slick as usual, Judd and Cousins moved into a gear that the Kangaroos didn't have in the final term.

When all those around him were stumbling towards goal in the final term, Cousins cut a swath through the Roos defence to score the team's 13th goal, the defining moment of the match."

Players in the WAFL[]

Round 20 (12 Aug)

South Fremantle vs Peel (Rosa, Hurn, Thornton)

East Fremantle vs East Perth (McKinley)

Bye: Perth, West Perth, Claremont, Swan Districts, Subiaco

Injury list[]

In the lead-up to the match the following players were listed as injured or unavailable:

Player Injury Expected duration
Smith Knee Season
Adkins Leg Season
Gardiner Internal suspension Indefinite
Nicoski Fractured ankle 3 weeks
Hunter Knee 3 weeks
Gaspar Foot 2 weeks
Spangher Groin 2 weeks
Cox Collarbone Test

Links[]

http://afltables.com/afl/stats/games/2006/121820060812.html

Ray Wilson, The West Australian (14 August 2006, p. G6), "Beau more than a guest"

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