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Pirates rue missed opportunities in loss to Steelers

Possession doesn’t always translate into points. The West Coast Pirates learnt this the hard way on Saturday, as despite holding onto the ball for large portions of the game, fell to a 54-6 SG Ball Round Six loss to the Illawarra Steelers at Charles Riley Reserve. Dylan Estreich’s try on the hour mark was the
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Pirates name ‘Crew’ to take on Steelers

West Coast Pirates coach Daniel Manning has named his 17-man squad for this Saturday’s SG Ball Round Six clash against the Illawarra Steelers. Centres Porikapa Tukaki (shoulder) and Artilla Packer (wrist) drop out of the side through injury and will be replaced by Ricardo Ellison and Tuakana Hepi. Damien Karini has been named to make
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Pirates staying upbeat ahead of Steelers clash

West Coast Pirates coach Daniel Manning insists his young side are remaining upbeat ahead of their SG Ball Round Six fixture at home to the Illawarra Steelers on Saturday. The Pirates dropped to 0-5 on the season after last weekend’s 52-12 loss against the North Sydney Bears, but Manning says his team must keep their
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The Perth secret behind Blake’s leap

ARTICLE BY ALICIA NEWTON/NRL.COM When Waqa Blake leaps above Parramatta opponents in Sunday afternoon’s Battle of the West clash against Parramatta, another place out west will have helped him get up there. Perth, in Western Australia, to be exact. Blake spent five years on Australia’s west coast during his teenage years and along the way
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Ollie Callan named in Junior Wallabies Squad

This time last year, Ollie Callan was captaining the West Coast Pirates during the 2018 SG Ball season and preparing for the WA Smarter Than Smoking Premiership season with the Joondalup Giants. Fast forward 12 months and the 18-year-old has just been announced in the Junior Wallabies’ 45-man squad for next month’s 2019 Oceania Tournament.
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