Albany product Sophie McDonald was signed from the Eagles' academy ahead of the club's entry into the AFLW competition.
West Coast careerEdit
After making a late change from hockey, McDonald spent 2019 as a key defender with Claremont in the WAFLW competition, additionally representing Western Australia at the national under-18 championships. On being signed she was described as competitive and having impressive athletic ability.
- ↑ Rhys Dickinson, westcoasteagles.com.au (25 September 2019), "AFLW: McDonald signs with Eagles": https://www.westcoasteagles.com.au/news/2019-09-25/aflw-mcdonald-signs-with-eagles
|Current AFLW playing squad|
1.Bowen, 2.Gibson, 3.Green, 4.Guard, 5.Dowrick, 6.Bonser, 7.Devlyn, 8.Collier, 9.Atkins
| Inaugural West Coast Eagles AFLW Team|
AFLW Round 1 2020 - Collingwood 5.8.38 def West Coast 1.5.11
B: Belinda Smith, Talia Radan