Round 10 Reserves and Colts Wrap

Thursday, May 25, 2017 - 11:26 AM - by Chris Pike

DESPITE a loss at home to East Perth on Saturday, South Fremantle's reserves maintain a hold on top spot following Round 10 while East Fremantle downed Subiaco to remain on top of the REDiMED Colts.

The Round 10 reserves contests saw Perth defeat Peel Thunder 17.13 (115) to 6.8 (44), East Perth down South Fremantle 12.5 (77) to 8.9 (57), East Fremantle beat Subiaco 14.5 (89) to 10.10 (70) and Claremont prevail over West Perth 11.14 (80) to 4.7 (31).

Following 10 rounds of the 2017 season in the reserves, South Fremantle (7-2) remains on top of the ladder ahead of Claremont (6-3) and Perth (6-3). East Fremantle (5-3) and Swan Districts (3-5) round out the top five.

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Swans umpire reaches 800 game milestone

Thursday, May 25, 2017 - 10:25 AM

55-year-old umpire Peter Williams stepped out onto the footy field for the 800th time on Sunday, May 21 to umpire the Year 7 match between Upper Swan and Bassendean at Swan Athletic Oval.

Williams has become a household name in the Swan Districts Junior umpiring community and has provided enormous on and off field leadership to many young umpires who have come through the system, including WAFL and AFL umpires Ryan Shelton, Brett Rogers and Ben and Matt Laycock.

It was a very special moment for Williams who was congratulated at the end the match by Perth-based AFL umpire and WA Football Commission Umpire Development Manager Dean Margetts.

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Carlton Draught WAFL State Team set to take on the Big V

Thursday, May 25, 2017 - 10:00 AM

THE Carlton Draught WAFL State Team departs for Melbourne today ahead of this Saturday’s clash with the VFL at North Port Oval.

The game will be televised live on Channel 7 from 12pm WA time on Saturday, May 27.

A final squad of 24 players was selected following last night’s training session, with Subiaco captain Kyal Horsley named State captain.

Subiaco’s Clancy Wheeler and East Perth’s Kyle Anderson were named vice captains.

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Football program kicking goals for Indian community

Thursday, May 25, 2017 - 9:25 AM

Kids from an Indian background between the ages of 5 and 12 got given the opportunity to learn the basics of football as part of the inaugural Indian Society of WA (ISWA) Kids football program.

The six-week program, developed by the West Australian Football Commission (WAFC) in partnership with the ISWA, is the first of its kind in Perth.

It aims to expose Indian communities in WA to AFL and connect them to their local football club.

More than 45 participants took part the program, which was delivered at Burrendah Park (Willetton) and Hilcrest Reserve (Bayswater) over six Sundays.

Read More ... Team and Player of Round 10

Wednesday, May 24, 2017 - 9:21 PM - by Chris Pike

ROUND 10 of the WAFL saw Subiaco, West Perth, East Perth and Peel Thunder all continue their winning ways heading into the state game break with a career best five goals from Falcons veteran Andrew Strijk among the highlights.

Subiaco won its eighth straight game to head into the break two games clear on top of the ladder winning a good battle with the undefeated East Fremantle, 15.18 (108) to 11.11 (77) at Leederville Oval.

East Perth pulled off a remarkable comeback victory to win a fourth straight game downing South Fremantle 10.11 (71) to 10.10 (70) at Fremantle Community Bank Oval.

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Media Statement

Wednesday, May 24, 2017 - 4:49 PM

The West Australian Football Commission (WAFC), WA Country Football League (WACFL) and Central Midlands Coastal Football League (CMCFL) have applied the maximum penalty under the competition’s by-laws to Cervantes Football Club (CFC) President Dale Simmons.

Mr Simmons has been fined $1000 for the disrespectful comments he made on his public social media account towards women involved with football, the proceeds of which the CMCFL will allocate towards female football development in the region.

Mr Simmons has also agreed to stand down as Cervantes Football Club President and will be replaced immediately by committee member Rayelene Wright.

The WAFC will also work closely with the WACFL, CMCFL and CFC to deliver the AFL Respect and Responsibility education program to club members and participants to ensure safe and inclusive environments are provided for women.

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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. 

Click here for the match results.

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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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