Bombers Better But Eagles Win

WEST COAST 2.5 7.7 9.8 14.12 (96)
ESSENDON 2.0 3.2 5.7 6.10 (46)

GOALS
West Coast: LeCras 4, Kennedy 3, Darling 2, Naitanui, Gaff, Sinclair, Selwood, Hill.
Essendon: Edwards 2, Heppell, Chapman, Melksham, Goddard.

BEST
West Coast: LeCras, Gaff, Priddis, Naitanui, Cripps, Schofield, Selwood.
Essendon: Hooker, Hibberd, Goddard, Stanton, Heppell, Watson, Merrett.

INJURIES
West Coast: McGovern (thigh)
Essendon: Nil

SUBSTITUTES
West Coast: Dom Sheed replaced Jeremy McGovern at three-quarter time.
Essendon: Michael Gleeson replaced Paul Chapman in the third quarter.

Reports: Nil

Umpires: Donlon, Armstrong, McInerney

Crowd: 37,306 at Domain Stadium