Had the pleasure of watching with Keys.
I thought Brayshaw was probably our best, along with McInnes. Mutimer pretty impressive in the back line, as was Edwards. Brooksby did some nice things and Arch was good in the second half after a quiet first half. Williams was quiet and possibly on...
Smith travelling with the team to Brisbane, likely as the emergency but he's a sneaky chance of a call-up to make his debut.
If he does take the field he'll be the 245th West Coast Eagle (debuting alongside Hickey who'll be the 244th). He'll also be:
- the fourth Josh (after Kennedy, Hill and...
Confirmed that Hickey will make his debut against Brisbane in the season-opener.
He'll be the 244th West Coast Eagle, as well as
- the fifth Tom (after Swift, Barrass, Cole and Lamb)
- the eighth player to appear in the #16 (after MacKenzie, Adkins, Prior, Symmons, Hepburn, Cormack and Annear)...
I was pretty quick to dismiss this based on the source, but Simpson has confirmed they’re waiting on scans on a foot injury to Rioli.
If he misses, a spot might finally open up in the forward line for Francis Jackson.