WEST Coast has received a boost in its bid for a breakthrough win in 2021 with ruck Parris Laurie declared fit for Monday's clash against an unchanged and undefeated Brisbane at Hickey Park.
Laurie suffered a painful cork below her knee in the round two loss to Fremantle but has recovered in time to take on the Lions.
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The Eagles have also brought in Maddy Collier after she passed the AFL's concussion protocols, while Melissa Caulfield will play after recovering from a hamstring injury.
Collier and Caulfield come in for Niamh Kelly (finger) and Kate Orme (omitted).
Heading into the final game of round three, the Eagles are one of four teams yet to score a win in 2021 and they face a tough task to break their duck against the Lions, who have been impressive in accounting for Richmond and Gold Coast in the opening two rounds.
Monday, February 15
Brisbane v West Coast at Hickey Park, 4.15pm AEST
B: S.Campbell 20 N.Grider 10
HB: E.Zielke - C 8 K.Lutkins 13 B.Koenen 3
C: O.O'Dwyer 9 C.Svarc 25 S.Conway 12
HF: G.Bodey 15 D.Davidson 14 C.Hodder 21
F: J.Wardlaw 30 L.Arnell 16
Foll: T.Hickie 24 A.Anderson 18 E.Bates 1
I/C: I.Dawes 17 J.Ellenger 5 J.Zanchetta 2 L.Postlethwaite 6 T.Smith 31
Emerg: I.Tahau 26 R.Lugg 11
B: A.Ward 33 C.Perera 27
HB: B.Smith 14 S.McDonald 35 T.Bresland 20
C: M.Bowen 1 A.McCarthy 11 M.Collier 8
HF: A.Atkins 9 K.Pope 29 G.Kelly 15
F: A.Gilmore 22 K.Gibson 2
Foll: P.Laurie 25 E.Swanson - C 13 I.Lewis 6
I/C: I.Cameron 19 S.Davison 28 M.Caulfield 10 H.Bullas 24 C.Guard 4
Emerg: K.Orme 32 A.Janz 37
In: M.Collier, M.Caulfield
Out: K.Orme (omitted), N.Kelly (injured)
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