Premiership Eagle tests positive to banned substance

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Willie Rioli has reportedly tested positive to an illegal substance and has been stood down from tomorrow night’s Semi-Final against Geelong.

The West Coast Eagles small forward has allegedly tested positive to illicit substances.

AFL General Counsel Andrew Dillon will make the announcement at 4:30pm AEST.

It is understood that Jack Petruccelle has flown to Melbourne to replace Rioli in the side to take on the Cats at the MCG.

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Rioli, 24, has kicked 46 goals in 38 games for the Eagles since being drafted in 2016. He was a key member of West Coast's premiership side last year.

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