TWO MORE West Coast players have announced their retirement.
Eagles squad members Ashton Hams and Brad Dick told teammates of their decision in the aftermath of Saturday night's 86-point flogging.
They join Andrew Embley, Adam Selwood and Mark Nicoski in retirement after the trio revealed they were hanging up the boots in the lead-up to the Eagles' last match of a dismal 2013 season.
Hams played 39 matches for West Coast over four seasons after he was recruited as a 23-year-old in the 2010 rookie draft.
The small forward managed just eight games this season but has been a very influential player at WAFL level and may well continue playing state league football beyond this year.
Dick retires without playing a game for West Coast in two seasons on the Eagles list. The electric small forward played 27 games in five seasons with Collingwood before being rookie-listed by West Coast in 2012.
Dick's career has been cruelled by injury having had two knee reconstructions.
While Hams and Dick bowed out quietly in the bowels of Patersons Stadium, Embley and Selwood were both chaired from the ground after their final appearances.
Embley gathered 11 touches in his 250th and final match and exits as one of the club's greatest players.
Selwood played his 187th match as the substitute and came on after half-time with his team seven goals in arrears.
West Coast coach John Worsfold said his club would continue to assess the playing list beyond the retirements of the five.
"We will try to read where the game went this year; where it might move again," Worsfold said.
"There is going to be a cap on rotations next year. That's going to affect some teams in how they do things.
"How are they going to adjust? Will they use players in different roles because of that?
"We'll look at all of that, plus the way we play and the way we want to play and that obviously gets influenced with who you have playing."