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Harley Reid has been one of the stars of the season for the West Coast Eagles

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  • 19-year-old Harley Reid has been in fine fettle for West Coast.
  • The Eagles have picked up back-to-back AFL wins for the first time in over 12 months.
  • Reid has been hugely influential in victories over Richmond and Fremantle.
  • The number one draft pick is hoping to have a big impact on the remainder of the campaign.

It has been a tough couple of seasons for the West Coast Eagles, who have been front and centre in the wooden spoon conversation.  
After amassing only three wins in the 2023 AFL campaign, inspiration was highly sought after. 
Whilst it has taken a while to come to the fore, it now appears to have arrived, in the form of teen sensation Harley Reid, who is putting bums on seats at the West Coast Eagles. 
Climbing away from the foot of the table will be their priority this season and the West Coast Eagles could even push on to be playoff outsiders in 2024 with many AFL betting sites.   

Remarkable Reid 

With his mop of blond hair bouncing around, Harley Reid is unmistakable on the AFL pitch, even before a ball is kicked. 
The 19-year-old has a real physical presence too and his industry and quality in midfield has been hugely important for the West Coast Eagles so far this season. 
With 5 goals scored in 6 games, Reid is more than justifying his first pick in the 2023 AFL draft and he looks to be the real deal. 
Bragging rights 

There is never any love lost when two rivals go head-to-head and the prospect of the West Coast Eagles taking on Fremantle has been a relatively underwhelming one for the past couple of seasons. 
However, the 2024 edition of the Western Australia derby delivered plenty of drama and excitement, with Harley Reid at the heart of the West Coast operation. 
The Eagles prevailed by 105 points to 68 against Fremantle, much to the surprise of many AFL betting sites and their bid to avoid the wooden spoon really looks to be gaining momentum. it tough too, it could be a real battle to climb off the foot of the table in 2024. 
How far can Reid and West Coast go?  

The performance level of Harley Reid has been unbelievable in recent weeks and the youngster looks to be dragging his side up the table with him. 
Building on their whopping win over Fremantle feels like it should be their first port of call, as Reid mania sweeps Western Australia. 
Games against Essendon and Gold Coast make up their next two fixtures and they will be backed to make it 4 wins out of 4 with many AFL betting apps.