Sport in Short: Australian Rules

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The Independent Online
THE West Coast Eagles, who are based in Perth, became the first team outside the state of Victoria to win a Grand Final Championship with a 28-point victory in Melbourne yesterday over Geelong. The Eagles trailed for two quarters but scored 10 goals to four after half-time to take the title.

AUSTRALIAN FOOTBALL LEAGUE GRAND FINAL (Melbourne): West Coast Eagles 16.17 (113) Geelong 12.13 (85).