The West

Four former Fremantle Dockers and WAFL players have been picked in the Victorian State squad to play South Australia.

Peter Faulks (Williamstown), Jesse Crichton (Werribee), Josh Mellington (Essendon) and Nick Lower (Footscray) have been in fine form for their clubs in the VFL.

Faulks, Crichton and Mellington were de-listed by Fremantle at the end of last season. Each played just one game for the Dockers last year and had to settle for long stints in the WAFL, Faulks and Crichton with Peel and Mellington with West Perth.

Faulks and Mellington are originally from Victoria and Crichton was drafted from Tasmania.

South Australian Lower was drafted into the AFL by Port Adelaide from Norwood in 2006. He had two seasons with Fremantle in 2011 and 2012 before he was picked up by the Western Bulldogs last year.

Mitch Banner, drafted from Victoria by Port Adelaide before playing for South Fremantle last season, is also in the VFL squad after solid form for Williamstown.

Former Subiaco and West Coast Eagles midfielder Adam Cockie is in the squad after continuing excellence for Sandringham.

Another West Australian, former Claremont colt Shannon Taylor, earned a berth in the squad for his hot form for lowly Frankston.

The VFL v SANFL clash is at North Port Oval, Port Melbourne, on May 31.

The West Australian

Latest News From The West

Roy Hill boss Barry Fitzgerald says the iron ore producer will be looking to recruit another 500-600 mineworkers over the next 18 months as the company ramps up its Pilbara operations.

The teenager alleged to have been the main methamphetamine supplier to Northam has been released from prison to live in a hostel in Perth, despite a magistrate expressing her shock at the …

Colin Barnett has provided strong endorsement of the WACA’s plans to redevelop its ground to complement the new Perth Stadium despite saying that no request for funding has been received by the …

Perth’s deputy lord mayor James Limnios last night called for free parking on Langley Park for up to 2000 cars in the second half of this month in a bid to attract more shoppers to the city.

WA has scored another major sporting coup with a blockbuster rugby union Bledisloe Cup clash between the Wallabies and All Blacks to be played at the new Perth Stadium.

Popular videos

Our Picks

Follow Us

More from The West