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GWS Giants vs West Coast Eagles: AFL live scores, blog

12th May, 2018

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GWS Giants vs. West Coast Eagles

Spotless Stadium
AFL Home and Away May 12, 2018
GWS Giants 61, West Coast Eagles 86
GWS Giants West Coast Eagles
 G B Pts G B Pts
Q12315   2618
Q25838   7749
Q381058   101171
Q481361   121486
Where: Spotless Stadium, Sydney
When: 1:45pm (AEDT)
TV: Fox Footy
Betting: Giants $1.53, Eagles $2.55

B Nick Haynes, Phil Davis, Heath Shaw
HB Aidan Corr, Jeremy Finlayson, Lachie Whitfield
C Sam J. Reid, Stephen Coniglio, Tim Taranto
HF Daniel Lloyd, Harry Himmelberg, Dylan Shiel
F Lachlan Keeffe, Jeremy Cameron, Matt de Boer
FOL Rory Lobb, Jacob Hopper, Callan Ward
I/C Ryan Griffen, Zac Langdon, Isaac Cumming, Adam Tomlinson
EMG Dawson Simpson, Harry Perryman, Tim Mohr, Dylan Buckley

B Shannon Hurn, Tom Barrass, Brad Sheppard
HB Thomas Cole, Jeremy McGovern, Jackson Nelson
C Liam Duggan, Jack Redden, Chris Masten
HF Jamie Cripps, Jack Darling, Willie Rioli
F Jake Waterman, Josh J. Kennedy, Mark LeCras
FOL Scott Lycett, Elliot Yeo, Andrew Gaff
I/C Brendon Ah Chee, Fraser McInnes, Mark Hutchings, Brayden Ainsworth
EMG Will Schofield, Josh Rotham, Tarir Bayok, Matthew Allen
The Eagles host the Pies in AFL finals action. (AAP Image/David Mariuz)
12th May, 2018
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Match result:

The red-hot West Coast Eagles have remained unbeaten on their AFL travels with a 25-point win over Greater Western Sydney on Saturday.

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Final score
GWS Giants 8.13.61
West Coast Eagles 12.14.86

Match preview:

The Greater Western Sydney Giants and West Coast Eagles meet at Spotless Stadium in a crucial clash of the AFL competition. Join The Roar for live scores and commentary from 1:45pm (AEST).

It is a tale of two teams with differing fortunes that opens the Saturday action in the AFL. The Eagles continue to surprise many with their stellar form and with only the superb Tigers ahead of them on the ladder, their season has begun in the best way possible.

The Giants are a different kettle of fish early in the season. Burdened with injuries and still playing a little out of sync, they are yet to hit their straps and will look to knock off one of the form teams without key personnel and any impressive form.

It’s a shame that so many key players are out for the Giants and even more disappointing that a certain key ruckman will be missing for the Eagles, after what many consider to be an unlucky suspension.


The home-ground advantage the Eagles enjoy in Perth can never be underestimated and this is a game where it could be exposed. The Giants have been anything but impressive and will need to find something or else risk slipping out of the eight come the end of the weekend.

This is the day where they will make a stand and make this a cracking contest. GWS will get the better of the Eagles and end up with a tight win to solidify their title claims.

Giants by three goals.

Catch all the action on The Roar, with live coverage from 1:45pm (AEST).