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RediMed Colts Young Guns Round 21

Monday, August 14, 2017 - 4:14 PM

Round 21 of the WAFL Colts competition made way for some surprising wins and close contests.

At Bendigo Bank Stadium Perth, who currently sit at the bottom of the competition ladder, defeated Peel Thunder (4th) by 18-points, while South Fremantle (7th) outplayed Claremont who sit third on the ladder by three-points.

In other matches, Swan Districts claimed a 17-point victory over East Perth at Leederville Oval and at HBF Arena ladder-leaders East Fremantle defeated West Perth by a comfortable 49-points.

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Swan Districts through to Mundella WAWFL Grand Final

Monday, August 14, 2017 - 10:52 AM

Swan Districts have earned the right to defend their 2016 Mundella WA Women's Football League premiership with an 11-point win over East Fremantle in the Preliminary Final on Sunday, August 13.

Swans will face Costal Titans in this Sunday's (August 20) Grand FInal at 2pm at Leederville Oval.

Swan Districts have qualified for the Grand Final in all three grades after a strong season for the club.

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WAFL Round 21 match reports

Sunday, August 13, 2017 - 8:43 AM - by Chris Pike

EAST Perth took another significant and impressive step towards playing finals with a big Round 21 WAFL win against Swan Districts while West Perth stayed alive but Claremont fell out of contention with South Fremantle claiming an eighth straight victory.

The third last round of the WAFL season was always going to be significant in the race towards the finals in 2017 and in the end Peel Thunder locked away its spot, East Perth just about secured theirs and West Perth stayed in touch, but Claremont can no longer make it with two weeks remaining.

All four Round 21 matches took place on Saturday afternoon with East Perth continuing its impressive form winning a third straight match beating Swan Districts 17.8 (110) to 8.8 (56) at Leederville Oval.

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Mundella WAWFL Preliminary Finals

Friday, August 11, 2017 - 4:29 PM

Mundella WA Women's Football League Preliminary Finals will be played this Sunday, August 13 at Steel Blue Oval in Bassendean.

The League clash at 2pm will see reigning premiers Swan Districts clash with East Fremantle for a place in next week's Grand Final against Coastal Titans. 

The Reserves Preliminary Final will feature Coastal Titans and East Fremantle with the winner to play Swan Districts, while the Rogers Cup Preliminary Final sees South Fremantle and Peel doing battle for a spot in the Grand Final, also against Swan Districts.

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Junior footy players lace up for social violence awareness campaign

Friday, August 11, 2017 - 4:05 PM

It’s time to lace up and fight violence.

Junior players from Upper Swan Football Club will wear orange laces this weekend to raise awareness about social violence and how to combat it, as part of this week’s Step Back Think’s Lace Up campaign.

Upper Swan JFC will lace up with more than 150 grassroots sporting clubs, along with Ambassadors from the AFL and NRL clubs across the nation.

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WAFL Round 20 marks and goals

Friday, August 11, 2017 - 3:22 PM

Check out the top 3 contenders for the AHG Mark and reiwa.com Goal for Round 19 in the videos 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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Top footy teachers recognised

Friday, August 11, 2017 - 2:06 PM

West Australian teachers were recognised for their outstanding work in promoting Australian Football in their school communities at the 2017 AFL School Ambassador Awards night at Domain Stadium on Thursday, August 10.

In front of a supportive crowd of school and community football representatives, including special guests from Fremantle Football Club, the West Coast Eagles and Member for Bicton Lisa O’Malley MLA, 30 finalists were acknowledged and six category winners announced.

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WAFL Round 21 teams and previews

Friday, August 11, 2017 - 1:51 PM

THE top two and bottom two spots in the WAFL might have their teams decided for 2017 but in between remains a fascinating battle over finals positions coming into Round 21 on Saturday.

Subiaco is guaranteed of the minor premiership for a third straight season and South Fremantle will finish second for the second consecutive year. East Fremantle and Perth also remain anchored to the bottom two spots even though who finishes last is still to be determined.

While Peel Thunder and Swan Districts do appear set to occupy third and fourth spots as well, nothing is guaranteed for either and then there is East Perth, West Perth and Claremont remaining in a fight for what appears just the one available finals position.

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Higgins reaches 100 games in career-best form at Bulldogs

Friday, August 11, 2017 - 10:36 AM - by Chris Pike

HE is the in-form ruckman in the WAFL and this Saturday South Fremantle big man Brock Higgins reaches 100 games but that's far from his focus right now.

Higgins has been South Fremantle's No. 1 ruckman ever since joining the Bulldogs from East Perth where he made 31 league appearances up until the end of 2013 after making his league debut in 2011.

The big men depth at East Perth both from inside the Royals and from West Coast always meant that Higgins would find it hard to maintain a regular place in the side. That was highlighted when he missed the 2013 finals series having played 14 games during the home and away season.

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Neates proud to be celebrating 100 games at Tigerland

Friday, August 11, 2017 - 7:52 AM - by Chris Pike

CLAREMONT wingman Ryan Neates will play his first league game at the redeveloped Claremont Oval on Saturday in what happens to be his 100th WAFL appearance but his focus is on trying to help the Tigers remain in the finals race.

While there have been injury troubles along the way that have delayed his reaching 100 games and cost him the chance to play in a WAFL premiership, Neates has put together an outstanding career not just with the 99 matches at Claremont but playing in the AFL for the West Coast Eagles and also representing Western Australia on three occasions.

Neates was always earmarked as a player of the future representing WA at both State 16s and 18s level before going on to make his league debut at Claremont in 2010 and finding himself listed with the Eagles.

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#WAFooty Thursday Trivia

Thursday, August 10, 2017 - 6:14 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.

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Win seats at the Carlton Draught Front Bar

Thursday, August 10, 2017 - 3:05 PM

Win two seats to the Carlton Draught Front Bar at Domain Stadium for the 2017 WAFL Grand Final on Sunday, September 24.

Simply buy any Carlton Draught or Carlton Mid to enter the draw to win one of thirteen adult double-passes for the ultimate seat upgrade, which includes catering and beverages valued up to $700.00.

Make sure you fill out the entry form and place it in the entry box to be in the running to win.

The first 13 valid entries will be drawn on September 19.

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Peel umpires make history with first ever all-female panel

Thursday, August 10, 2017 - 8:30 AM

In a first for WA and what may very well be a first for Australia, the Peel Football Umpires Association (PFUA) recently fielded an all-female umpiring panel to officiate a men’s football match.

It was a truly momentous occasion for Lara Smith, Jamie-Lee Spence, Kylie Podlaha, Zowie Loo, Sarah Kerry, Molly Tingey and Tegan Bartlett who together umpired the Colts match between South Mandurah and Halls Head at Falcon Oval.

Smith who has umpired for the PFUA since 2001 said it was a unifying moment for the group who braided each other’s pig-tales to celebrate the occasion.

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AFL State Combine invites announced

Wednesday, August 9, 2017 - 10:47 AM

TWENTY WAFL players have been invited to attend the 2017 AFL State Draft Combine in October.

They will be among 96 players set to test at State Combines in Victoria (55), South Australia (21), and Western Australia (20). 

The WA invites include Subiaco's Liam Ryan, pictured, who leads the WAFL with 60 goals in 18 games this year, East Perth ruckman Scott Jones, South Fremantle's Haiden Schloithe and a host of players from the Deppro WA State 18s squad.

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Round 20 Reserves and Colts Wrap

Wednesday, August 9, 2017 - 10:41 AM - by Chris Pike

SOUTH Fremantle's colts upset East Fremantle in Round 20 on Saturday to leave Claremont a chance at the minor premiership while the teams below the reserves-leading Bulldogs continue to fight over finals spots with three rounds remaining.

Swan Districts' reserves had a strong 17.6 (108) to 10.8 (68) win against Subiaco at Leederville Oval on Saturday.

Claremont also defeated Perth 14.11 (95) to 9.4 (58) at Lathlain Park while South Fremantle beat East Fremantle 18.17 (125) to 8.4 (52) at Fremantle Community Bank Oval and East Perth defeated West Perth 11.9 (75) to 10.10 (70) at HBF Arena.

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