Mundella WA 18s kick off NAB AFLW Championships

Tuesday, May 23, 2017 - 1:58 PM

The Mundella WA 18s split their results in the opening two games of the NAB AFLW 18s National Championships in Sydney over the weekend.

After starting with a huge 87-point win against NSW/ACT at Sydney's Blacktown International Sports Park on Saturday, the WA players couldn't repeat the performance on Sunday when they lost a tough contest against Queensland by nine points.

Peel Thunderbirds player Kate Bartlett lead the way on the scoreboard with seven goals in game one but was restricted to a solitary major in the game against Queensland. 

Courtney Hodder and Rosie Deegan were among WA's best players in both games, while McKenzie Dowrick, Sabreena Duffy, Mikayla Bowen, Sarah Garstone and Mikaela Schoenfeld were also stand-out performers.

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RediMed Colts Young Guns Round 10

Tuesday, May 23, 2017 - 11:17 AM

Round 10 of the WAFL Colts competition saw East Fremantle defeat Subiaco by 18 points, Peel Thunder secure at 28-point win over Perth, South Fremantle take home a 25-point victory over East Perth and Claremont defeat West Perth by 44 points at HBF Arena. 

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Carlton Draught WAFL State Squad of 27

Tuesday, May 23, 2017 - 10:25 AM

The Carlton Draught WAFL State squad has been narrowed down to 27 players ahead of this Saturday's interstate clash with the VFL at North Port Oval in Melbourne.

The game starts at 12.10pm WA time and will be broadcast live on Channel 7.

The squad of 27 includes 18 with previous State Game experience and 14 who have been AFL-listed, including Leroy Jetta who played 93 games for Essendon.

Aaron Black (West Perth) and Jye Bolton (Claremont) are Sandover Medallists and Kyle Anderson (East Perth), Ryan Cook (South Fremantle) and Kyal Horsley (Subiaco), are all WAFL club captains.

West Perth Football Club stalwart Andrew Strijk (198 games) is set to play his sixth State game.

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WAFL Round 10 match reports

Saturday, May 20, 2017 - 6:51 PM - by Chris Pike

WET and chilly weather greeted the WAFL for the first time this season and produced some terrific contests with East Perth storming home to beat South Fremantle, Subiaco surviving East Fremantle and West Perth and Peel Thunder scoring big wins.

It was the final round of the WAFL before next Saturday's state game as well that will see Western Australia take on the VFL at Melbourne's North Port Oval.

There was plenty at stake both in terms of players trying to book their spot in that team to represent the WAFL while ensuring their team headed into the general bye with some winning momentum.

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First game against Falcons huge for Harris and Tigers

Friday, May 19, 2017 - 2:48 PM - by Chris Pike

THE time has now come for West Perth legend Darren Harris to coach against the Falcons for the first time but the first-year Claremont boss has his sole focus on getting a win for the Tigers on his return to HBF Arena.

Harris will always be a legend of the West Perth Football Club as a premiership captain, Simpson Medal winner and premiership coach.

He left West Perth at the end of the 2005 season to join West Coast as an assistant coach but he always envisioned himself returning to the Falcons one day.

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WAFL Round 10 Marks and Goals

Friday, May 19, 2017 - 2:06 PM

Check out the top 3 contenders for the AHG Mark and Goal for Round 9 in the video below.

Don't forget to cast your vote now using the WAFL App. The app can be downloaded from the Play Store for Android devices and the App Store for iPhones.

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WAFL Round 10 teams and previews

Friday, May 19, 2017 - 10:24 AM

THERE are four crucial Round 10 WAFL matches on Saturday and with all teams desperate for the four points and with it the last chance to impress ahead of the state game, there's plenty at stake.

Saturday's action is the last round of the WAFL season before next Saturday's state game against the VFL at Melbourne's North Port Oval.

All four Round 10 matches take place on Saturday afternoon beginning with the league-leading Subiaco hosting the winless East Fremantle at Leederville Oval. The game will be televised on 7mate from 1.30pm.

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Round 9 Reserves and Colts Wrap

Thursday, May 18, 2017 - 9:32 PM - by Chris Pike

SOUTH Fremantle soared further clear on top of the WAFL Reserves after an 11-goal third quarter on Saturday while East Fremantle also opened a gap on top of the REDiMED Colts following a draw between Peel Thunder and Swan Districts.

The Round 9 reserves results on Saturday saw East Fremantle beat East Perth 11.12 (78) to 10.12 (72) at East Fremantle Oval, Swan Districts defeat Peel Thunder 23.12 (150) to 3.7 (25) at Bendigo Bank Stadium, Claremont down Perth 15.14 (104) to 12.5 (77) at Fremantle Community Bank Oval and South Fremantle prevail over Subiaco 18.9 (117) to 14.4 (88) at Leederville Oval.

South Fremantle remains clear on top of the reserves ladder with a 7-1 record ahead of Claremont (5-3), Perth (5-3), East Fremantle (4-3) and Swan Districts (3-5).

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#WAFooty Thursday Trivia

Thursday, May 18, 2017 - 5:41 PM

Think you know your football? Test your footy knowledge and take our weekly #WAFooty quizzes!

If you know all there is to know about football, you'll love these short quizzes.

A multiple choice quiz will be released every Thursday

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Mundella WA 18s set for Championships

Thursday, May 18, 2017 - 10:05 AM

A squad of 35 players will represent Western Australia in the opening two games of the NAB AFLW 18s National Championships in Sydney this weekend.

WA plays off against NSW/ACT at Sydney's Blacktown International Sports Park on Saturday and take on Queensland the following day.

The players, selected from the Mundella WA Women’s Football League, have undertaken an intensive training program in the lead-up to the games.

This included a trial match against the Mundella State U23 Women’s team as a curtain-raiser to the West Coast Eagles v Western Bulldogs AFL game at Domain Stadium on May 12.

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Wednesday, May 17, 2017 - 12:39 PM - by Chris Pike

SUBIACO made a statement on Saturday to move clear on top of the WAFL ladder while East Perth signalled its resurgence, Peel Thunder made it two straight and Perth scored a confidence-boosting win as part of Round 9.

All four Round 9 matches took place on Saturday afternoon with the top-of-the-table clash between Subiaco and South Fremantle at Leederville Oval the headline act.

It proved a dominant display from the Lions in captain Kyal Horsley's 150th game as they led by 63 points at one stage before going on to beat the Bulldogs 19.13 (127) to 14.4 (88) for a seventh straight win.

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FREE Female Football Coach Forum

Wednesday, May 17, 2017 - 11:17 AM

Coaches aspiring to be involved in female football are encouraged to attend a free Female Football Coach Forum being hosted by the West Australian Football Commission and supported by the AFL, Fremantle Football Club and the West Coast Eagles.

Running from 6-9pm in the Polly Famer at Domain Stadium on Monday, May 29, the forum will feature presentations by Michelle Cowan – Fremantle Dockers AFLW head coach and Glenn Stewart - High Performance Manager at the West Coast Eagles.

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WAFL 'Know Your Score' Men's Health Round

Tuesday, May 16, 2017 - 3:42 PM

The West Australian Football Commission has joined forces with Prostate Cancer Foundation Australia to host the West Australia Football League’s (WAFL) Know Your Score Men’s Health Round this weekend.
For the fourth year, the Know Your Score Men’s Health Round initiative will see players from across the state don blue armbands to honour the men in WA who have lost their lives to prostate cancer.
All four WAFL games held this Saturday will aim to raise awareness of prostate cancer and encourage men to be more proactive about their health by talking to their doctor.

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RediMed Colts Young Guns Round 9

Tuesday, May 16, 2017 - 2:56 PM

Round 9 of the WAFL Colts competition saw Claremont draw with Peel Thunder, East Fremantle take home a 48-point victory over East Perth, Claremont secure a 65-point win over Perth and Subiaco defeat South Fremantle by four points at Leederville Oval.

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WAFL Round 9 match reports

Sunday, May 14, 2017 - 7:55 AM - by Chris Pike

SUBIACO has surged clear on top of the WAFL ladder celebrating captain Kyal Horsley's 150th game with a big win over South Fremantle on Saturday while Peel Thunder, Perth and East Perth were also victorious.

All eyes were on Leederville Oval for the top-of-the-table WAFL clash on Saturday and it is Subiaco who ends Round 9 of the 2017 season a game clear in top spot.

The Lions have played in the last three grand finals for two premierships and on Saturday made a statement beating South Fremantle 19.13 (127) to 14.4 (88) to replace them on top of the ladder having now won seven straight matches.

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