STAR West Coast ruckman Nic Naitanui will not line up for Sunday night's clash against the Western Bulldogs. 

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The centre-bounce specialist was a late withdrawal with a back injury, allowing Tom Hickey to come in for just his third game of the year. 

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Match Previews R16: Western Bulldogs v West Coast

Sportsbet's Nathan Brown and Matthew Richardson preview the game between the Bulldogs and Eagles at Metricon Stadium

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Naitanui has played 13 matches this season but recorded more than 75 per cent game time just once this season. 

The Bulldogs will go in as selected.