Twice a year, in what’s known as the Western Derby, one of the Australian Football League’s fiercest competitions plays out, temporarily eclipsing most everything else in the state consciousness. The 2018 showdowns between the Fremantle Dockers and West Coast Eagles were notable in particular for being the most violent in nearly two decades.
 
 
 
 

THE WESTERN DERBY, PHOTOGRAPHED FOR VICTORY JOURNAL

 
 
 
 
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