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WAFL 'Know Your Score' Men's Health RoundTuesday, May 16, 2017 - 3:42 PM

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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.

Before bounce down at the Subiaco v East Fremantle televised game (7Mate) at Leederville Oval 300 balloons will be released to honour the 300 men in WA who lose their lives to prostate cancer each year.

At the televised game umpires will wear blue ‘Know your Score’ shirts donated by WAFL broadcast sponsor Kennards Hire. 
Know Your Score Ambassador Glen Jakovich said it is crucial men keep on top of their health.
“Keeping on top of your health should be a priority for everyone and it is an invaluable investment for your future,” Jakovich said.
Download the free Know Your Score App at the Apple and Google Play stores now.
Subiaco v East Fremantle -  Leederville Oval, 1.40pm
Perth v Peel Thunder - Lathlain Park, 2.15pm
South Fremantle v East Perth - Fremantle Community Bank Oval, 2.15pm
West Perth v Claremont - HBF Arena, 2.15pm

About Prostate Cancer

  • Prostate Cancer is the most common cancer in Australian men
  • Every day nine men die from the disease in Australia
  • In WA, around 3,000 men are diagnosed each year, and sadly around 300 will lose their lives to the disease.

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