West Coast star to play for Kambalda
West Coast star to play for Kambalda

Kambalda's hopes of playing in consecutive finals series has received a major boost with West Coast Eagles premiership player Daniel Kerr and former Eagle Callum Chambers lining up against Boulder this weekend.

The duo's appearance caps a big weekend for the club, which will officially move into their new club-rooms at the Kambalda Recreation Centre after agreeing to terms with the Shire of Coolgardie.

Fellow Eagles premiership player and 2006 Norm Smith Medallist Andrew Embley will not play after injuring his hamstring, but will also make the trip to be part of a sportsman's night on Saturday.

Kerr and Chambers' appearances comes at the perfect time for the Eagles, who are in an arm-wrestle for fourth spot with Boulder.

Both Kambalda and the Tigers are locked on two wins apiece this season and are desperate to secure the last place in the finals.

Kambalda coach Justin Tarasinski welcomed the inclusions and said the day held great significance for the club.

"They're certainly a couple of handy additions," he said.

"Kerry is a class act and Callum is only a couple of years out of the WAFL system.

"It's great to know people can mingle with a Norm Smith Medallist while watching a runner-up Brownlow Medallist run around the ground.

"But it's about trying to put football on the map in Kambalda.

"It's a major function for the club to launch the new Eagles nest.

"We want added support on game days and we want people to enjoy football and get them involved."

Kambalda and Boulder have played twice in 2014 with each club winning once.

The Eagles pulled off their biggest win of the season in their last outing, upsetting Mines Rovers by 10 points.

But Tarasinski said his players could ill-afford to think his team would prevail with the assistance of Kerr and Chambers.

"The main point is for the boys to not get carried away by their appearance," he said.

"They need to make sure they keep level heads.

"We still need to get the four points … Boulder are playing for the same spot … as we are, so the stakes are going to be pretty high."

We want added support on game days and we want people to enjoy football and get them involved.

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