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West Coast v Brisbane
Round 19, 2010
S10r19
Spangher spoils J.Brown. Photo: aflphotos.com.au
Date
Sat, 7 August 2010 (5:40 PM WST)
Venue
Attendance
32,587
Result
Lost by 5
Score
BRI 10.10.70 - 9.11.65 WCE
Brownlow
3 M.Rischitelli (BRI)
2 M.Priddis (WCE)
1 J.Brown (BRI)
Ladder
16th
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A last-minute goal to Brisbane skipper Jonathan Brown consigned West Coast to their first-ever wooden spoon. West Coast had earlier re-taken control of the match in the final term after a big second quarter by the Lions had seen them go into halftime with a comfortable lead. The Eagles held a slender lead with time ticking down before Brown outbodied namesake Mitch Brown to mark and converted the kick to take the points for Brisbane. Scott Selwood had 28 possessions and 8 tackles and Andrew Strijk had 20 and a goal.

Summary[]

1/4 time 1/2 time 3/4 time Final
West Coast 2.2.14 4.5.29 8.6.54 9.11.65
Brisbane 1.3.9 7.5.47 9.7.61 10.10.70

Goals: LeCras 2, Embley, Lynch, Priddis, S.Selwood, Sheppard, Stevens, Strijk

Best: S.Selwood, Priddis, Strijk, McGinnity, Cox, Smith

Injuries: Nil

Reports: Lynch for misconduct against B.Staker, B.Jones for making negligent contact with umpire

Milestones: B.Jones final appearance, McKinley final appearance, Stevenson final appearance

Named sides[]

West Coast Brisbane
B: Schofield Spangher B.Jones B: Patfull Merrett McGrath
HB: Waters Brown Sheppard HB: Hanley Maguire Stiller
C: Embley Priddis Rosa C: Redden Rockliff Brennan
HF: Ebert Kennedy Strijk HF: Rich Clark Power
F: LeCras Lynch McKinley F: Proud Brown Staker
R: Cox S.Selwood Swift R: Leuenberger Rischitelli Black
I: McGinnity Naitanui Smith I: Adcock Harwood Banfield
Stevenson Cornelius
E: Wilson Stevens Wilkes E: Johnstone Hawksley O'Brien

In: Spangher, McKinley

Out: MacKenzie (susp) Masten (ankle)

Late change: Stevens for Waters (ill)

From the papers[]

The Age[]

"As has been common during the year for West Coast, it struggled to clear the ball from defence while its run was nowhere to be seen in a sluggish first half. There was also a lack of desperation, but a passage of play from premiership defender Brett Jones showed what fruits were available with a bit of courage and determination.

Lions speedster Todd Banfield was first to a ball against two Eagles players, before Jones took matters into his own hands and dived on the ball, picked it up and sauntered down the centre wing. Matt Rosa took possession soon after and a measured kick found late-inclusion Koby Stevens, who capped off the terrific move with his first AFL goal.

Staying cool and calm was needed for West Coast late, but those qualities disappeared when needed."

WAFL[]

Round 20 (7 Aug)

Claremont (Neates) vs Subiaco. Weedon played reserves.

East Perth (Shuey, Oakley-Nicholls) vs West Perth

South Fremantle (Wilson) vs Swan Districts (Notte)

East Fremantle vs Perth (Sullivan)

Bye: Peel

Injury list[]

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

Player Injury Expected duration
Glass Abdomen Season (Placed on LTI list, replaced by Wilson)
Nicoski Shoulder Season
Kerr Hamstring Season (Placed on LTI list, replaced by Stevenson)
Dalziell Finger Season
Butler Foot 3-4 weeks (Placed on LTI list, replaced by Hams)
Hansen Hip 2-3 weeks
Hams Suspension 2 weeks
Masten Ankle 1-2 weeks
Hurn Hamstring 1 week
MacKenzie Suspension 1 week
A.Selwood AC joint Test

Links[]

http://afltables.com/afl/stats/games/2010/181920100807.html

http://www.afl.com.au/match-centre/2010/19/wce-v-bl

The Age (8 August 2010), "Lions pinch win in last seconds": http://www.theage.com.au/afl/afl-news/lions-pinch-win-in-last-seconds-20100807-11pp1

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