DEPPRO WA State Academy 1st intake

Saturday, April 29, 2017 - 6:53 AM

The first intake of players for the 2017 DEPPRO WA State Academy has been completed.

This includes 29 players in the 16’s age group and 30 in the 18’s age group. A second intake of players will be undertaken following trial games in May.

Academy players will participate in the State program over the next three months in preparation for the AFL National Championships.

The State 18s schedule includes trial games against a WA Country Football League representative team and WAFL 21s side, while the State 16s will play trial games against a State 17s team, WA Country Football League Colts and WA Amateur Football League Colts.

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Falcons skipper earns life membership with 150th game

Friday, April 28, 2017 - 1:25 PM - by Chris Pike

WEST Perth captain Jay van Berlo achieves a dream this Saturday at HBF Arena when he earns life membership at the Falcons by playing his 150th game against Perth.

From the moment he made his league debut for West Perth in 2007, van Berlo has been one of the WAFL's hardest working and most consistent on-ballers with him winning the club's fairest and best awards in 2008 and 2016 along with being runner-up in 2014 and 2015.

His form and commitment to West Perth has never dropped off now over a 149-game career that includes the two Breckler Medals, the 2013 premiership, representing Western Australia on three occasions being in his fourth season as captain.

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WAFL Round 6 Marks and Goals

Friday, April 28, 2017 - 1:12 PM

Check out the top 3 contenders for the AHG Mark and reiwa.com Goal for Round 6 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 7 teams and previews

Friday, April 28, 2017 - 9:45 AM

THERE are three games in Round 7 of the WAFL on Saturday with Swan Districts and Claremont looking to cement their spots near the top of the ladder, West Perth aiming for a third straight win and Peel Thunder and East Perth meeting ahead of the Western Derby.

The three matches in Round 7 all take place on Saturday afternoon starting at HBF Arena with West Perth hosting Perth. 

The Falcons are looking for a third straight victory and to celebrate the 150th game of captain Jay van Berlo while the Demons are hunting for their second win of 2017.

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#WAFooty Thursday Trivia

Thursday, April 27, 2017 - 3:28 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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RediMed Colts Young Guns Round 6

Thursday, April 27, 2017 - 9:25 AM

Round 6 of the WAFL Colts competition saw Subiaco defeat Claremont by 19 points, East Perth take home a 68-point victory over Perth, Swan Districts secure a 27-point win over West Perth and East Fremantle defeat South Fremantle by 49 points.

Click here for the match results.

The RediMed Colts Young Gun for Round 5 was Jayden Quill from East Fremantle who collected 77 votes, closely followed by Peel Thunder player Lachlan Mitchell.

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Round 6 Reserves and Colts Wrap

Thursday, April 27, 2017 - 1:09 AM - by Chris Pike

THERE were once again plenty of fascinating results and standout individual performances across the reserves and REDiMED Colts during Round 6 of the 2017 season.

The reserves action saw Claremont defeat Subiaco 11.5 (71) to 9.11 (65), Perth beat East Perth 10.16 (76) to 10.13 (73), South Fremantle down East Fremantle 8.13 (61) to 6.15 (51) and West Perth prevail over Swan Districts 15.6 (96) to 9.9 (63).

The results leave South Fremantle (5-1) on top of the ladder ahead of Perth (4-1), West Perth (3-2), Subiaco (3-3) and East Perth (2-4). Just outside the top five are East Fremantle (2-3), Claremont (2-3), Peel Thunder (2-3) and Swan Districts (1-4).

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wafl.com.au Team and Player of Round 6

Wednesday, April 26, 2017 - 11:02 PM - by Chris Pike

ROUND 6 of the WAFL was split across Saturday and ANZAC Day with some monster individual performances with East Perth, West Perth, Subiaco and South Fremantle all recording victories.

There were three matches on Saturday with Subiaco defeating Claremont 15.10 (100) to 6.9 (45) at East Fremantle Oval with Liam Ryan kicking another five goals and Chris Phelan racking up 34 possessions.

East Perth scored its first win of 2017 defeating Perth at Leederville Oval 17.13 (115) to 14.11 (95) with Fraser McInnes dominant against his old team with 24 possessions, 13 marks and three goals.

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WAFL Round 6 match reports

Tuesday, April 25, 2017 - 10:00 PM - by Chris Pike

ROUND 6 of the WAFL got underway with three matches on Saturday to commemorate ANZAC Day and West Perth, Subiaco and East Perth came away with impressive victories before South Fremantle won the derby on Tuesday.

The round started on Saturday with three matches all commemorating ANZAC Day.

West Perth handed Swan Districts its first defeat of the 2017 season in a nail-biter holding on to win 13.7 (85) to 12.8 (80).

Former Swans forward Rudy Riddoch kicked the winning goal while Aaron Black racked up 47 possessions for the Falcons.

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Round 6 Fremantle Derby teams and preview

Monday, April 24, 2017 - 10:57 AM

IF history tells you anything it's that anything can happen in a Fremantle Derby and East Fremantle will be hoping that rings true on ANZAC Day against South Fremantle at Fremantle Community Bank Oval.

The Bulldogs and Sharks do battle on ANZAC Day at Fremantle Community Bank Oval for what has now become an annual event to commemorate the occasion.

The game will begin at 4.10pm at the port and will be telecast live on 7mate from 4pm.

Check out the video below for team line-ups

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WAFL Round 5 Marks and Goals

Friday, April 21, 2017 - 1:37 PM

Check out the top 3 contenders for the AHG Mark and reiwa.com Goal of Round 5 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 6 teams and previews

Friday, April 21, 2017 - 1:30 PM

IT is ANZAC Round in the WAFL beginning with three big matches on Saturday followed by the now annual Fremantle Derby on Tuesday at Fremantle Community Bank Oval.

The WAFL's ANZAC Day commemorations begin on Saturday with West Perth taking on the undefeated Swan Districts at HBF Arena.

Claremont and Subiaco also do battle at East Fremantle Oval on Saturday with the Tigers and Lions looking to cement their spots near the top of the WAFL ladder going into the contest with just the one loss apiece.

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#WAFooty Thursday Trivia

Thursday, April 20, 2017 - 3:31 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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Round 5 Reserves and Colts Wrap

Wednesday, April 19, 2017 - 2:41 PM - by Chris Pike

SOUTH Fremantle and Peel Thunder consolidated their positions on top of the WAFL Reserves and REDiMED Colts after five rounds with Good Friday victories with plenty of standout performances part of the weekend's action.

The Round 5 reserves results saw East Perth defeat Subiaco 23.8 (146) to 10.9 (69), Peel Thunder beat West Perth 17.9 (111) to 12.14 (86), South Fremantle down Claremont 11.15 (81) to 5.8 (38) and East Fremantle prevail over Swan Districts 9.9 (63) to 7.13 (55).

Then in the REDiMED Colts action, East Perth beat Subiaco 12.10 (82) to 10.8 (68), Peel Thunder downed West Perth 17.10 (112) to 5.7 (37), Claremont defeated South Fremantle 12.13 (85) to 6.8 (44) and East Fremantle won over Swan Districts 12.13 (85) to 4.8 (32).

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wafl.com.au Team and Player of Round 5

Wednesday, April 19, 2017 - 1:12 PM - by Chris Pike

IT was Easter Round in the WAFL with South Fremantle, Swan Districts, West Perth and Subiaco all recording strong victories with a host of starring individual performances along the way.

Round 5 got underway with three matches on Good Friday beginning with West Perth bouncing back from a big loss to South Fremantle to hand Peel Thunder a third straight defeat, winning 15.18 (108) to 11.7 (73).

The battle of the Leederville Oval co-tenants has now become an annual Good Friday event and this time around it was Subiaco proving too good, beating East Perth 20.15 (135) to 6.8 (44).

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