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When the West Coast Eagles were accepted into an expanded VFL competition in 1987, the face of Australian football changed forever. 

For the first time, games for premiership points were played in Western Australia. The concept received a mixed reaction, with many football purists feeling that the advent of the new franchise spelled the end of the state's premier competition, the West Australian Football League, and refused to accept the Eagles... more.

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