WEST Coast forward Josh Kennedy has declared himself fit for Sunday's clash with Gold Coast and he's confident the Eagles' three-pronged tall attack will work well together this season.
Kennedy missed both of West Coast's pre-season games against Fremantle with a calf injury, but he got through a testing training hitout last Friday and has been given the green light to take on the Suns.
"It's going good," Kennedy told Perth radio station 6PR when asked about his calf.
"I got through Friday, which was our kind of intraclub, but it was more of a bigger training session.
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"I got through the volume and all the speed and all the stuff the sports science (team) needed to tick off.
"I recovered pretty well.
"I'll do a bit of training this week and kick into round one.
"So I'm available to play, which is cool."
The 33-year-old will join Jack Darling and Oscar Allen in a forward line-up that will also feature resting ruckmen Nic Naitanui and Nathan Vardy at times.
Kennedy feels it's a set-up that could prove successful.
"Me, Jack and (Oscar) work pretty well together, so we'll keep going that way, and hopefully it all pans out," Kennedy said.
"Oscar's versatility is amazing for a young kid, and being able to swing back and forward whenever we need him is something so vital for our team.
"Whether he (Oscar) is going to play in the ruck this year, we're not too sure. He's getting pretty battered up playing in the ruck at such an early age. We'd love to get him settled down in the forward line."
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West Coast will be without star midfielder Elliot Yeo (osteitis pubis) and captain Luke Shuey (hamstring) for the early rounds.
But Tim Kelly, who missed the club's pre-season games with a thumb injury, has been cleared to take on Gold Coast.
Five-game midfielder Xavier O'Neill is set to be picked to help fill the void left by Shuey and Yeo.