West Flee midfielder Dom Sheed has revealed that he was amongst the avid gamers to apologise to Shannon Hurn for their disastrous AFL masks in the defender’s 300-game milestone.
The Eagles started as heat favourites towards Collingwood closing week on the MCG, but were belted 10 dreams to one in the principle half of in a 45-point loss.
The match was intended to be a celebration of Hurn turning into the principle Eagles player to attain the triple-century mark.
Instead, it grew to turn into a stark reminder of proper how a ways adrift West Flee are in the premiership crawl.
The heavy defeat adopted on from embarrassing losses to Geelong (97 aspects), Sydney (92), Western Bulldogs (55), and bottom-positioned North Melbourne (10) this season.
Sheed talked about it wasn’t upright satisfactory, and he personally apologised to Hurn.
“The ideal factor about it is we let ‘Bunga’ down in his 300th game, which is now no longer if fact be told upright satisfactory,” Sheed talked about.
“I personally did (advise regret). It was very disappointing to enact that in his 300th match. He’s been this form of huge player for us.
“The truth we dished that up wasn’t upright satisfactory, and we let him down hugely.
“He’s all upright with it. All he’s chasing is workforce success. So he gets upset we lost.
“I construct now no longer have faith in he if fact be told cares it was a milestone match for him.”
West Flee will be aiming to bounce serve after they carry on Melbourne at Optus Stadium on Monday night.
The Demons thrashed Gold Flee by 98 aspects on Sunday to take withhold of third space, while West Flee (10-9) remain seventh.
The Eagles still boast a vital person-studded squad on paper but Sheed talked about they wanted to carry extra vitality to games.
“I construct now no longer have faith in it is miles an absence of effort … I feel about it is extra an absence of vitality in offence and defence,” Sheed talked about.
“It’ll be frustrating at cases gleaming that on paper we now maintain got a truly upright checklist. The truth it is now no longer all gelling together esteem we hoped for, it is going to be frustrating.
“However we’re working by those things. On the identical time, as doom and gloom as it is, we’re still sitting seventh on the ladder.
“We now maintain got three extra games left, and confidently we can qualify for finals and enact some effort there.”