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Bruce earns people’s vote

RD 8 | Bruce flies high Josh Bruce took a game-high 7 contested marks against the Eagles.

The fans have spoken, and big man Josh Bruce is your Round 8 Dare Iced Coffee Sainter of the Round.

The competitive beast was at his influential best against the Eagles on Saturday night, reeling in a career-high seven contested marks and a goal.

BRUCE FLIES HIGH: Josh pulls down huge contested grab

Bruce proved a constant thorn in the side of West Coast’s defence, as their bigger men were unable to curtail his marking prowess.

The Canberra product didn’t hesitate to get his hands dirty at ground level either, racking up nine contested possessions and six score involvements.

Jack Billings took out the two votes to extend his lead in the fan-voted competition to a clear three votes ahead of newcomer Matty Parker.

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The talented 23-year-old bounced back into form under the roof with 25 touches and two goals, including some last-quarter magic from deep in the pocket.

Shane Savage took home his first vote for the year after another typically reliable contribution, but the veteran defender could also take home Goal of the Year after his incredible running banana overshadowed even Billings’ earlier brilliance.