In their first match of the year, WA representatives the Dockers and the Eagles battle it out at Arena Joondalup on Tuesday afternoon. Injuries plague both teams, as they include a number of new players in their NAB Challenge squads. 

Fremantle recruits Scott Gumbleton and Colin Sylvia have been select to play, along with draftee Josh Simpson.  

West Coast will count Andrew Gaff among their missing players due to illness as well as Nic Naitanui who is suffering a groin injury and Beau Waters who is recovering from shoulder issues. New faces in the Eagle’s lineup will be Xavier Ellis, Dom Sheed and Elliott Yeo. 

Here are the teams:

West Coast

1. Mitch Brown
2. Mark LeCras
4. Dom Sheed
5. Brad Sheppard
6. Elliott Yeo
7. Chris Masten
10. Scott Selwood
11. Matt Priddis
12. Sharrod Wellingham
13. Luke Shuey
15. Jamie Cripps
16. Eric MacKenzie
17. Josh Kennedy
18. Xavier Ellis
20. Dean Cox
22. Callum Sinclair
23. Darren Glass
24. Matt Rosa
25. Shannon Hurn
26. Sam Butler
27. Jack Darling
29. Scott Lycett
31. Will Schofield
32. Simon Tunbridge
33. Josh Hill
34. Mark Hutchings
35. Patrick McGinnity
38. Murray Newman
44. Jamie Bennell 


1. Hayden Ballantyne
3. Zac Dawson
4. Colin Sylvia
6. Danyle Pearce
7. Nat Fyfe
9. Matt de Boer
10. Michael Walters
11. Tommy Sheridan
13. Tendai Mzungu
14. Josh Simpson
16. David Mundy
17. Hayden Crozier
18. Luke McPharlin
19. Scott Gumbleton
20. Matt Taberner
21. Michael Barlow
22. Tanner Smith
24. Max Duffy
25. Alex Pearce
27. Lachie Neale
29. Matthew Pavlich
31. Aaron Sandilands
32. Stephen Hill
34. Lee Spurr
37. Michael Johnson
38. Jack Hannath
39. Sam Menegola
41. Paul Duffield
46. Clancee Pearce 


AFL, ‘NAB Challenge squads: Freo, West Coat name strong sides’,, accessed 17th February 2014