West Coast defender Jeremy McGovern has prank called teammate Josh Kennedy, pretending to ask the Eagles spearhead, "I want to play forward mate".
West Coast coach Adam Simpson is likely to resist temptation to replace injured star scoring source Josh Kennedy with a switch of top defender Jeremy McGovern to a key forward.
Whenever West Coast play at the MCG, they usually end up with egg on their face, but in the Hit 92.9 studios an Eagles key defender copped a pie instead.
Saturday's Western Derby has a sub plot as tensions between West Coast's Jeremy McGovern and Fremantle's Lee Spurr grow, after a prank phone call on Wednesday morning.
Jack Darling might face a tough task to reclaim his place in West Coast forward line after Jeremy McGovern's superb showing in Thursday night's win over Sydney.
If the Eagles want to be genuine premiership contenders then Adam Simpson must swing his All-Australian, defensive general Jeremy McGovern forward.
West Coast coach Adam Simpson needs to unleash a virtually untapped strike force with rising star all-rounder Jeremy McGovern as a regular forward early into this season's premiership campaign.
Jeremy McGovern has played just about every key position with the West Coast Eagles - but now the All-Australian seems to be angling for a new role, using social media to help out the club's recruiting staff.