WEST Perth, Claremont and East Perth face crucial Round 15 WAFL matches as the battle for fifth position heats up with them taking on Subiaco, Peel Thunder and East Fremantle respectively.
The Falcons have now lost their past two matches so need to win on Saturday to avoid the prospect of slipping outside the top five with the Tigers and Royals needing to win to keep pressure on for those finals spots.
Peel Thunder and Swan Districts also need to win to hold on to their places in the top five.Read More ...
THE Deppro WA State 18s play Victoria Country at Etihad Stadium in their final game of the 2017 NAB AFL National 18s Championships on Friday, June 30.
The game starts at 12.10pm WA time and will be televised live on FOX Footy.
The WA side is coming off a 40-point win over the Allies at Leederville Oval last Sunday while Vic Country will be aiming to bounce back from a 22-point loss to Victoria Metro on Saturday.Read More ...
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.Read More ...
THE schools couldn’t be further apart but Halls Creek District Primary School and Glen Forrest Primary School now have something in common after their students won this year’s West Australian Football Commission (WAFC) ‘Design a Jumper’ competition.
The competition, which is run by the WAFC in partnership with Burley Sekem, encourages primary school students to design a football jumper that reflects their school’s ethos and incorporates local landmarks or traditions.
Milena Mosquito from Halls Creek Primary School and Angie Regan from Glen Forrest Primary School were announced as the metropolitan and regional winners respectively from more than 120 entries.Read More ...
SOUTH Fremantle remains clear on top of the WAFL Reserves despite a loss to Perth on Sunday while Peel Thunder returned to the top of the REDiMED Colts by beating East Fremantle on Saturday.
The three reserves matches on Saturday saw West Perth defeat Claremont 17.11 (113) to 4.5 (29) at Claremont Oval, Peel Thunder beat East Fremantle 15.7 (97) to 13.12 (90) at East Fremantle Oval and Swan Districts down East Perth 17.12 (114) to 10.6 (66) at Steel Blue Oval.
Then on Sunday, Perth defeated South Fremantle 13.15 (93) to 6.10 (46) at Fremantle Community Bank Oval.Read More ...
THERE were players kicking bags of nine, seven, six and five goals in Round 14 of the WAFL while the likes of Jamie Bennell, Haiden Schloithe, Rory O'Brien and Ryan Lim were among those who put in starring performances in important victories for their sides.
There were three Round 14 WAFL matches on Saturday afternoon with Swan Districts beating East Perth 14.6 (90) to 9.10 (64) at Steel Blue Oval with Ricky Cary booting seven goals and Swans cementing their place in the top five.
Claremont held on in a nail-biter to beat West Perth 14.6 (90) to 12.16 (88) at Claremont Oval with the Tigers making it three straight wins despite the Falcons having a shot to win the game after the siren.Read More ...
Round 14 of the WAFL Colts competition saw West Perth defeat Claremont by four points, Peel Thunder secure a 27-point win over East Fremantle, South Fremantle take home a 87-point win over Perth and East Perth defeat Swan Districts by 58 points at Steel Blue Oval.
Click here for the match results.Read More ...
More than 400 disconnected at-risk youth have been linked to social support services through a new sports program delivered in partnership with the West Australian Football Commission (WAFC).
The WAFC joined forces with the City of Armadale, Telstra, Headspace, YMCA and Netball WA and launched NightFields, a four-week multi-sport program, at Gwynne Park in Armadale last month.Read More ...
THERE were three big WAFL matches in Round 14 on Saturday afternoon with Peel Thunder, Swan Districts and Claremont all winning to improve their positions in the finals race before South Fremantle came from behind to thrash Perth on Sunday.
With seven teams still alive in the race for spots in the top five and with Subiaco well clear on top and South Fremantle looking steady in second, that leaves five teams right now looking to be battling over three of those positions.
Three of those scored impressive wins on Saturday with Peel, Swan Districts and Claremont improving its finals hopes, while those of West Perth and East Perth took a hit with losses.Read More ...
The Deppro WA State 18s recorded their second victory of the NAB AFL National Championships with a 40-point win over the Allies at Leederville Oval today, June 25.
Western Australia defeated the Allies, consisting of the best players from the NAB AFL Academy Series, 12.12 (84) to to 6.8 (44).
WA controlled the play early, with Claremont’s Callan England collecting 13 possessions in the first quarter on his way to a game-high 26. Jaxon Cahill (East Perth) and Brayden Ainsworth (Subiaco) had 23 disposals each.
However, WA didn’t make an impact on the scoreboard until the second quarter when Ian Hill (Perth) and Oliver Eastland (Claremont) both kicked their second goals to extend WA’s lead to 25 points at half time.Read More ...
THE runaway league-leading Subiaco has the bye in Round 14 leaving the other eight WAFL clubs to make a statement as the battle for spots inside the top five heats up, as does the fight to avoid the wooden spoon.
Three of the four Round 14 WAFL match ups take place on Saturday afternoon and five of the six clubs involved are fighting over the bottom three positions inside the top five.
Claremont is at its redeveloped Claremont Oval home for a third successive week looking to win a third straight match up against the third placed West Perth. The Falcons last trip to Tigerland was the winning 2013 second semi-final.Read More ...
FANS at Domain Stadium over the next two weekends are encouraged to visit the Subi Oval Memories booth at Gate 9 to help commemorate the final season of AFL at the venue by sharing their greatest memories of the ground.
The project is being undertaken in a partnership between the West Australian Football Commission, City of Subiaco and Lotterywest to pay tribute to Subiaco Oval’s significance to the City of Subiaco and the WA community.
Fans who share their memories at the Gate 9 memory booth, which is at the eastern end of the ground, can also enter the draw to win four premium tickets including a food and beverage voucher to either West Coast or Fremantle’s final AFL home and away game of the 2017 season at Domain Stadium.Read More ...
Three games showcasing the best young talent in Western Australia will be played this weekend with DEPPRO WA State 16s, 17s and 18s matches scheduled against South Australia and the Allies.
Saturday, June 24
HBF Arena - Joondalup
12pm - State 17s Western Australia v South Australia
Sunday, June 25
10am - State 16s Western Australia v South Australia
12.30pm - State 18s Western Australia v Allies
Entry to all three games is free.