Sport

Eagles add to Blues' misery

Eddie Betts and Mitch Robinson of the Blues contest for a mark against Jack Darling of the Eagles during the round 12 AFL match between the West Coast Eagles and the Carlton Blues at Patersons Stadium
Eddie Betts and Mitch Robinson of the Blues contest for a mark against Jack Darling of the Eagles during the round 12 AFL match between the West Coast Eagles and the Carlton Blues at Patersons Stadium Paul Kane - Getty Images

WEST Coast moved to the top of the ladder with a gritty 10-point win over Carlton at Subiaco Oval on Thursday evening.

The Eagles claimed a 9-2 return from their 11 matches with the 10.19 (79) to 10.9 (69) triumph over the Blues, having trailed by three points at the final change.

The hosts were wayward on goal, with 19 behinds from their scoring shots, but Jack Darling proved a valuable contributor with three majors, two of which came in the fourth quarter.

Lachie Henderson and Matthew Kreuzer managed doubles for the Blues, who now hold a 6-6 record from their 12 appearances.

The Eagles' Eric Mackenzie says the home side refused to panic when the Blues entered the final quarter in front. R

Read the full match report at ABC news online.

Topics:  afl, carlton blues, west coast eagles



Shark drones, nets or culling? How to protect Tweed beaches

Last shark registered by the SharkSmart Ap on  Saturday, September 24.  NSWDPI aerial team took a photo of the 4m White Shark at Fingal Head. It was monitored by lifeguards.

HOW do you think the Tweed should manage the risk of shark attack?

Kick the Kilos: September 29

A morning run is just one way to kick those kilos

Tweed consolidates top three spot.

Hats off to our award-winning chefs

(from left) Jodie Tatchell, Kerry Turner, Charlie Ebell and Bill Tatchell celebrate food.

A celebration of the Tweed's very best food and drink.

Local Partners

Homer Simpson thanks Australia during Opera House visit

Homer Simpson visits the Sydney Opera House.

ANIMATION favourite gets attacked by seagulls in viral video.

Channel 9 orders second season of Doctor Doctor

Rodger Corser stars in the TV series Doctor Doctor.

RURAL medical drama finds a loyal following.

MOVIE REVIEW: Storks delivers family fun

A scene from the movie Storks.

ANIMATION can be hit or miss but when it hits, it hits hard.

Nick 'the snake' to call the shots on Survivor jury

Australian Survivor contestant Nick Iadanza.

LATEST evictee is out of the game but will still have a say.

Naomi Watts and Liev Schreiber split

Naomi Watts and Liev Schreiber

Naomi Watts and Liev Schreiber have split after 11 years together.

Why Chris Hemsworth was spotted wearing nail polish

RED CARPET: Do you think Chris Hemsworth is the typical unpolished but well-natured Aussie bloke?

He's now officially the best bloke in Australia

Penthouse in beach paradise

Take in the beach front views from the balcony of 701/ 4-10 Douglas Street, Kirra.

This beachfront penthouse is the perfect place to enjoy the views.

Casuarina sets the benchmark in Tweed market

Our property market is as strong as it's been since the crisis

UPDATE: Former rodeo champ's sale rained out, now back on

Larkhill local Ken Consiglio is having an auction of most of the things on his property.

'People kept showing up and we had to turn them away'

Couple build their own 'tiny house' for $45k

Holly Bowen and Oli Bucher built their "tiny house" themselves, only hiring a plumber and an electrician. Photo/supplied

The house, which is built on a trailer and can be towed.

Sunshine Beach property breaks real estate record

The property overlooks Sunshine Beach, as the backyard lawn meets the sand.

Sunshine Beach mansion sale smashes real estate record

SOLD: Historic hotel finds new owner

Post Office Hotel Grafton

Photo Adam Hourigan / The Daily Examiner

Pub in new hands and heading in a brand new direction