Yeo tries to console runner
WEST Coast star Elliot Yeo has moved to ease the anguish of heartbroken Collingwood runner Alex Woodward over his role in Yeo’s critical goal in last weekend’s Grand Final.
Yeo’s mark and set-shot goal entering time-on of the third quarter put the Eagles in front for the first time since the opening minutes of the match, erasing a 29-point deficit.
West Coast went on to win by five points, and a shattered Woodward was in tears as he was consoled by Magpies coach Nathan Buckley after the match.
Woodward became entangled with Collingwood’s Jaidyn Stephenson as Yeo chopped off a pass from Taylor Adams in the Magpies’ defen-