Former Eagle Dean Cox On How It Feels To Return To WA After Winning An AFL Premiership

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28 September 2018

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It's Grand Final Week and if you've been listening in every morning, you would have heard Xavier and Ryan chatting to some legendary players in the lead up to Saturday's big dance between the West Coast Eagles and the Collingwood Magpies.

This morning, the boys spoke two six-time All Australian and former West Coast Eagle Dean Cox about this weekend's game as he touched down in Melbourne to be front and centre at tomorrow's clash.

Dean won a premiership medal with the West Coast Eagles in 2006 and when he was asked what it was like to arrive back in the state after the historical game, he explained that the fans filled the streets of Subiaco with yellow and blue.

"We come back early Sunday morning and then got a bus back, and there were people lining the streets all the way from the airport through to Subiaco Oval.

"To walk out onto Subi and see all the crowds on the oval, obviously cheering, and getting introduced individually to that is something you never forget."

Other than talking about his own premiership, Dean did discuss how he thinks the Eagles will do on Saturday and well, there's a lot of positivity coming from the now Sydney-based coach:

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