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Returning Ruckman Sparks Royals

Thursday, June 13, 2024 - 8:56 AM
The broad shoulders of ruckman Scott Jones are looming as critical to East Perth’s chances of challenging for this year’s WAFL Premiership. The Royals sit on top of the WAFL table and Jones is part of the “Fab Four” which makes up the midfield group at the club. Joining the likes of Hamish Brayshaw, Angus Schumacher and Mitch Crowden inside the centre square, Jones believes Read More ...


McGuire proud to reach century with Swans

Thursday, June 13, 2024 - 8:53 AM
Emily McGuire's return to Swan Districts in 2024 continues to gather steam with 10 goals in her past three WAFLW matches, all while having celebrated 100 senior games with the black-and-whites. While McGuire has played in the AFLW at both Fremantle and the West Coast Eagles, it's always been Swan Districts that has been her football home. That included winning the 2016 premiership where she Read More ...


Empowering Players On and Off the Field: Meet the Wellbeing Coordinators of Thunder FC

Thursday, June 13, 2024 - 8:48 AM
The mental and emotional wellbeing of players often takes a backseat to physical performance.  However, Peel Thunder Football Club is changing the game by prioritising the holistic development of their players.  At the forefront of this movement are Jon Perry and Kelsie Clark, the dedicated Wellbeing Coordinators for the men's and women's. A key initiative that underscores this commitment is the Think Mental Health Round, Read More ...


West Perth Leads the Way with On and Off Field Performance

Thursday, June 13, 2024 - 8:43 AM
The launch of West Perth Football Club’s Personal Excellence Hub has seen positive results both on and off the field. Through Healthway’s Think Mental Health initiative West Perth has taken further steps in addressing player welfare and wellbeing with the Personal Excellence Hub powered by Oasis People & Culture. This initiative is designed to provide comprehensive development for players, significantly enhancing West Perth’s Women’s program.  Read More ...


Young Forward Earns EGT Bright Light Nomination

Wednesday, June 12, 2024 - 1:46 PM
East Perth forward Angus Motherwell has earned the Round 10 EGT Bright Light nomination following a strong performance against Claremont last weekend.  Motherwell kicked two goals and had 15 handballs in their 35-point win over the Tigers.  Claremont sit at the top of the ladder and are two wins ahead of second placed West Perth.   The Royals have a bye this weekend.  EGT are Read More ...


Swan Districts to Honour John Todd at Memorial Match v South Fremantle

Wednesday, June 12, 2024 - 1:19 PM
This weekend, the Swan Districts Football Club will pay tribute to the legendary John Todd at the highly anticipated John Todd Memorial Match against South Fremantle. The annual event, which has become a cornerstone in the Swan Districts Football Club calendar, will serve as a heartfelt tribute to Todd’s enduring legacy and significant contributions to football in Western Australia. Todd is celebrated for his remarkable Read More ...


WA Football Mourns Passing Tom Grljusich

Wednesday, June 12, 2024 - 11:48 AM
The West Australian Football Commission is saddened by the passing of WA Football great Tom Grljusich.  Grljusich played 258 games with South Fremantle, a club record at the time of his retirement and a South Fremantle Premiership player in 1970.  He won the club’s Best and Fairest award on three occasions. In 1972, he also emerged as the club’s leading goal kicker. His talent earned Read More ...


New Holland Women’s WA Country Team Named

Tuesday, June 11, 2024 - 12:37 PM
The return of the New Holland Women’s Country WA Team v the Perth Football League (PFL) Women’s team is set to showcase female talent on the big stage, when they play their first match in two years at Gil Fraser Reserve, North Fremantle, on Friday night. The State Country squad consists of 24 players from the West Kimberley Football League (WKFL) in the north to Read More ...


WAFL Round 10 Recap

Monday, June 10, 2024 - 11:28 AM - by Chris Pike
CLAREMONT gritted its teeth to end the winning run in the WAFL of East Perth on Sunday to be knocking on the door of the top five with Subiaco getting back to winning and East Fremantle producing a remarkable second half against West Perth. Coming off a massive WA Day long weekend of WAFL action, Peel Thunder, Perth, South Fremantle and Swan Districts had a Read More ...


WAFLW Round 15 Recap

Monday, June 10, 2024 - 10:43 AM - by Chris Pike
CLAREMONT took a big step towards securing a top two WAFLW finish with a thrilling win over Subiaco in Round 15 action while Swan Districts also went a long way to securing a finals berth with a win against West Perth. It was always going to be a defining second last round of the home and away season on a number of fronts in the Read More ...


Round 10 WAFL Preview

Friday, June 7, 2024 - 9:45 AM - by Chris Pike
COMING off the WA Day long weekend, there's just the three games in Round 10 of the WAFL but there's plenty at stake across each of them spread over Saturday and Sunday this weekend. After some tremendous action and huge crowds turning out in the five games across three days for the WA Day long weekend, Peel Thunder, Perth, South Fremantle and Swan Districts have Read More ...


Round 15 WAFLW Preview

Friday, June 7, 2024 - 9:30 AM - by Chris Pike
IT is the second last round of the WAFLW season and things are reaching fever pitch both in the battle over second spot and the fight between three teams over fourth. East Fremantle might be locked into the minor premiership coming into Round 15 of the 2024 WAFLW season and East Perth and Peel Thunder might be out of the finals hunt, but the other Read More ...


Women in Coaching Month: From Player to Coach

Friday, June 7, 2024 - 9:05 AM
June is Women in Coaching Month, a time to celebrate and highlight the contributions women make across football coaching.  This initiative underscores the importance of female mentorship and leadership in sports, encouraging more women to step into coaching roles and paving the way for future generations. Tiffany Ferguson-Blight’s story is a testament to the transformative power of women in coaching. An injury in 2019 saw Read More ...


WAFL Pays Tribute To WA Football Great

Thursday, June 6, 2024 - 3:38 PM
Following the passing of WA Football Legend John Todd this week, the WAFL competition will recognise the significant contribution that John made to WA Football during this weekend’s round of WAFL.    All WAFL players and officials across League, Reserves and Colts will wear black arm bands at matches this weekend.    In addition to this, WAFL League games will observe one minute’s silence to Read More ...


2024 WAFLW Grand Final Venue Selected

Thursday, June 6, 2024 - 3:13 PM
The West Australian Football Commission (WAFC) is pleased to announce that the 2024 WAFLW Grand Final will be staged at Pentanet Stadium in Joondalup. The tender process involved submissions from four venues, with a strong consideration given to areas for family-friendly activations, community promotion and a variety of options for spectators to watch the matches.   After consideration of all submissions, the WAFC selected the venue Read More ...