Eagles clean up Dockers

The Eagles have tuned up nicely for round one inflicting a 51-point loss to the Dockers in Mandurah.

Willie Rioli booted four goals while Oscar Allen and Jack Petrucelle kicked two majors each in the 16.13.109 to 8.10.58 result. 

Bailey Banfield was the only multiple goal-scorer for the Dockers with two.

West Coast dominated the midfield battle with 55 clearances to 27 as the Dockers look lacklustre in the midfield at times. 

Dom Sheed continued his impressive start to the season gathering 40-disposals and eight clearances. 

Fresh injury concerns for both sides the Eagles Brad Sheppard came from the field with a knee injury in the second quarter while for the Dockers Brennan Cox limped from the field in the first quarter with a hamstring injury and Bradley Hill failed to return to the field after half-time with a calf injury.

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