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WAFL Round 13 match reports

Monday, June 19, 2017 - 10:34 AM - by Chris Pike

EAST Fremantle broke through for its first win of 2017, Subiaco made it 11 straight, South Fremantle consolidated second spot and Claremont made it consecutive victories on a massive day of Round 13 WAFL action on Saturday.

The Round 13 WAFL action on Saturday afternoon got underway at East Fremantle Oval with East Fremantle hunting its first win of the season and to move within a game of leapfrogging Perth to get off the bottom of the ladder.

The Demons started well to lead by 23 points at half-time, but the Sharks delivered their best half of the season from there with 14 goals to two after the break to end up winning 19.17 (131) to 11.7 (73).

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DEPPRO WA State 18s defeated by Vic Metro

Sunday, June 18, 2017 - 1:54 PM

The DEPPRO WA State 18s were defeated by Victoria Metro in their second game of the NAB AFL National Championships at Domain Stadium today, Sunday June 18.

After a promising start that saw key forward Oscar Allen from West Perth kick the opening goal of the game, Vic Metro hit back to level the scores and then extended their lead at each break to claim a 38-point win 14.12 (96) to 9.4 (58).

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WAFL Round 13 teams and previews

Saturday, June 17, 2017 - 1:00 AM

ALL four WAFL matches in Round 13 on Saturday afternoon have plenty at stake for all eight teams involved as we start to head towards the business end of the 2017 season.

Round 13 gets underway with the battle of the two struggling teams of 2017 with the winless East Fremantle hosting the second last placed Perth at East Fremantle Oval.

The game gets underway from 1.40pm and will be live on 7mate with the Sharks looking for a first win of 2017, and the Demons for their third and to snap a three-game losing run. A win for East Fremantle and it's a real possibility they could still avoid the wooden spoon in 2017.

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Forward-turned-defender Hamp reaches 100 with Tigers

Friday, June 16, 2017 - 3:00 PM - by Chris Pike

THERE is more reason for Claremont to celebrate in its second game back at the redeveloped Claremont Oval this Saturday with forward-turned-defender Anton Hamp reaching his 100-game milestone with the Tigers.

Hamp came through as a talented colts player at Claremont, was picked up by West Coast as a rookie in 2011 and was viewed as a key forward the Tigers could build upon in the future.

The problem was when he was receiving his first chances in 2011 and 2012, it was a dominant Claremont team and that was nowhere more so than in a forward-line that included Chad Jones, Beau Maister, Tom Lee, Paul Medhurst, Ian Richardson and Gerrick Weedon.

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DEPPRO WA State 18s v Victoria Metro

Friday, June 16, 2017 - 2:23 PM

The DEPPRO WA State 18s play Victoria Metro at 11am at Domain Stadium this Sunday, June 18 in their second game of the NAB AFL National 18s Championships.
 
The team is coming off a thrilling golden-point win in their opening game of the Championships against South Australia at Domain Stadium last Saturday.

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WA goal umpire hangs up flags

Friday, June 16, 2017 - 2:02 PM

West Australian goal umpire Matt Laycock has called time on his distinguished career after umpiring 161 WAFL and 45 AFL matches. Laycock officiated his final game of football at the Swan Districts and West Perth WAFL league clash last weekend and looks back on his career with WA Football Commission Umpiring Pathway Manager Tim Priest.

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WAFL Round 12 marks and goals

Friday, June 16, 2017 - 1:24 PM

Check out the top 3 contenders for the AHG Mark and reiwa.com Goal for Round 12 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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#WAFooty Thursday Trivia

Thursday, June 15, 2017 - 3:08 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 12 Reserves and Colts Wrap

Thursday, June 15, 2017 - 12:13 AM - by Chris Pike

EAST Fremantle regained top spot in the REDiMED Colts on Saturday with a win over Claremont while South Fremantle maintained its hold on first place in the Reserves with a big win over Peel Thunder.

Round 12 in the reserves started on Saturday with Claremont beating East Fremantle 9.9 (63) to 8.11 (59) at Claremont Oval, Subiaco downing Perth 23.14 (152) to 8.10 (58) at Lathlain Park and South Fremantle thrashing Peel Thunder 25.14 (164) to 7.2 (44) at Fremantle Community Bank Oval.

Then on Sunday at Steel Blue Oval, West Perth defeated Swan Districts 15.12 (102) to 3.9 (27).

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wafl.com.au Team and Player of Round 12

Wednesday, June 14, 2017 - 2:00 PM - by Chris Pike

WE had some big goalkicking hauls in losing efforts in Round 12 of the WAFL including seven goals from Andrew Stephen and five from Callum Papertalk, while Clancy Wheeler booted five in a Subiaco win and Shane Nelson had 40 possessions in a West Perth triumph.

Round 12 of the WAFL saw three games take place on Saturday afternoon with Peel Thunder cementing its spot inside the top five holding on to beat the second placed South Fremantle 13.5 (83) to 11.11 (77) at Fremantle Community Bank Oval.

Claremont snapped a six-game losing run and kept East Fremantle winless in 2017 with a 14.11 (95) to 14.8 (92) victory to celebrate the reopening of the redeveloped Claremont Oval.

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Mundella WA State U23s fall short in close battles

Wednesday, June 14, 2017 - 12:59 PM

The Mundella WA State Under 23s team played in two very closely fought battles against Queensland in the NAB AFL Women’s Under 23 games held in Brisbane on June 9 and 11.

In the first clash held at Leyshon Park in Yeronga, the WA side showed resilience and determination for the entirety of the match, but Queensland proved to be too strong and ran out winners with a score of 5.9 (39) to WA’s 2.5 (17).

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WAFC Media Statement

Tuesday, June 13, 2017 - 4:41 PM

West Australian Football Commission CEO Gavin Taylor said the WAFC has positively engaged with the new Government since they have come to office, which has included discussions about the WAFC’s lease on the Subiaco Oval precinct.
 
“We’re continuing to work hard to reach a solution with the State which delivers certainty of funding for the 300,000 participants who take part in grassroots football across all of Western Australia.

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RediMed Colts Young Guns Round 12

Tuesday, June 13, 2017 - 2:27 PM

Round 12 of the WAFL Colts competition saw East Fremantle defeat Claremont by 27 points, Subiaco secure at 49-point win over Perth, South Fremantle take home a five-point victory over Peel Thunder and West Perth defeat Swan Districts by 48 points at Steel Blue Oval. 

Click here for the match results.

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Sharing Subi Oval memories

Monday, June 12, 2017 - 5:00 PM

WAFC Commissioner and Heritage Committee Chairman Grant Dorrington recently shared his fondest memories of Subiaco Oval and the WAFC's plans for preserving it's rich history once AFL games move to the new Perth Stadium with ABC 720's Clint Wheeldon.

CLICK HERE to listen to the interview.

Subiaco Oval (Domain Stadium) has a rich history as WA’s home of football and many West Australians have very fond memories of attending their first ever footy game at the ground, witnessing a thrilling win or sharing memorable moments with their family and friends.

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WAFL #MaccasMoments

Monday, June 12, 2017 - 2:36 PM

Check out the top Maccas Moments from each round of the 2017 McDonald's WAFL Premiership Season in the videos below.

 

 

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