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WA players impress at AFL National Inclusion Carnival

Wednesday, August 2, 2017 - 3:02 PM

Two West Australian players have received All-Australian selection following the 2017 AFL National Inclusion Carnival held on the Gold Coast last month.

Fillip Ranieri and Raphael Gould were among the 18-player squad selected after the carnival.

WA finished third in Pool B of the carnival with three wins from five matches played across five days. WA’s wins came against Northern territory and South Australia.

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RediMed Colts Young Guns Round 19

Wednesday, August 2, 2017 - 1:19 PM

Round 19 of the WAFL Colts competition made way for a number of close battles! Ladder-leaders East Fremantle took home a six-point win over the Lions, while Swan Districts fought hard in their clash against Peel Thunder, running out three-point winners.

In other games East Perth and Claremont locked horns at Claremont Oval, with the Royals coming out on top by one point and in Fremantle the Bulldogs had a comfortable 35-point win over West Perth. 

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Round 19 Reserves and Colts Wrap

Wednesday, August 2, 2017 - 1:10 AM - by Chris Pike

EAST Fremantle extended its lead atop the REDiMED Colts by beating Subiaco in Round 19 while Peel Thunder lost to Swan Districts with South Fremantle all but securing the Reserves minor premiership with a hard fought win against West Perth.

All four reserves matches took place on Saturday with Swan Districts defeating Peel Thunder 8.13 (61) to 5.1 (31) at Steel Blue Oval and South Fremantle downed West Perth 11.7 (73) to 5.11 (41) at Fremantle Community Bank Oval.

East Fremantle also defeated Subiaco 11.6 (72) to 9.8 (62) at East Fremantle Oval with East Perth also beating Claremont 8.13 (61) to 4.8 (32) at Claremont Oval.

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Thirty teachers vying for AFL School Ambassador Awards

Tuesday, August 1, 2017 - 9:45 AM

Thirty finalists across six categories have been announced ahead of the AFL School Ambassador Awards night to be held at Domain Stadium on August 10.

AFL School Ambassadors are dedicated teachers and school staff who actively promote Australian Rules at their school.

Finalists were selected from a pool of more than 100 nominations, with a winner from each category to be crowned at the annual awards night.

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WAFL Round 19 match reports

Sunday, July 30, 2017 - 11:40 AM - by Chris Pike

SUBIACO and South Fremantle continued their winning streaks in Round 19 of the WAFL on Saturday with East Perth moving within a game of fifth position and Swan Districts also drawing closer to replacing Peel Thunder in third.

All four Round 19 WAFL matches took place on Saturday afternoon as positions to both make the finals and inside the top five heats up as the end of the season approaches.

Swan Districts not only consolidated their finals position but moved closer to claiming third spot as well coming from behind to defeat Peel Thunder 11.6 (72) to 8.8 (56). Peel remains only in third ahead of Swans now via percentage.

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Centurion Blee's passion for the Royals never stronger

Friday, July 28, 2017 - 4:28 PM - by Chris Pike

HAVING grown up wanting to play with East Perth, getting an AFL chance because of the Royals and now returning to the club since, Nathan Blee can't envision himself playing anywhere else and couldn’t be more proud about reaching his 100-game milestone.

Blee came through the ranks at East Perth in the development squads then colts and reserves before a standout 2011 season at league level once given his opportunities by then coach Tony Micale.

That earned him the chance to spend two years in the AFL system at Port Adelaide where he played six games before finding himself delisted at the end of 2013.

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LIVE STREAM: WA Country v South Australia

Friday, July 28, 2017 - 4:05 PM

Western Australia has named its strongest New Holland State Country team in the past decade to take on a South Australian country side at Fremantle Community Bank Oval at 5pm on Saturday, July 29.

The game will be played following the WAFL League match between South Fremantle and West Perth and streamed live below.

WA Coach Craig Walker is confident that the squad has the potential to turn the tables on their South Australian counterparts and arrest a winning streak which has seen the Croweaters unbeaten in State Country matches against WA since 2011.

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WAFL Round 18 Marks and Goals

Friday, July 28, 2017 - 12:32 PM

Check out the top 3 contenders for the AHG Mark and Goal for Round 18 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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WAFL Round 19 teams and previews

Friday, July 28, 2017 - 12:03 PM

ROUND 19 of the 2017 WAFL season sees four of the top five teams all do battle with one another while East Perth and Claremont fight to stay alive, and East Fremantle has the task of trying to topple Subiaco.

All four Round 19 matches take place on Saturday afternoon with the second placed South Fremantle taking on the fifth placed West Perth at Fremantle Community Bank Oval.

Third and fourth then lock horns when Swan Districts hosts Peel Thunder at Steel Blue Oval.

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#WAFooty Thursday Trivia

Thursday, July 27, 2017 - 3:48 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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John Septimus Roe take out Freo Dockers Cup

Wednesday, July 26, 2017 - 3:37 PM

John Septimus Roe Anglican Community School defeated Willeton Senior High School by seven points in the Freo Dockers Cup Moore Division Grand Final in front of hundreds of passionate fans at Domain Stadium.

The thrilling match was played as a curtain raiser to the Fremantle Dockers Saturday night clash against Hawthorn on July 22.

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10 WAFL players invited to AFL National Draft Combine

Wednesday, July 26, 2017 - 12:35 PM

Ten WAFL players have been invited to undertake testing at the NAB AFL National Draft Combine from Tuesday October 3 to Friday October 6.

Nine of the players are from the Deppro WA State 18s squad, including co-captains Oscar Allen and Aaron Naughton, and AFL Academy members Jake Patmore and Sam Taylor.

South Fremantle midfielder Tim Kelly, pictured, who turns 23 today, has also been invited to the National Combine after impressing for the WAFL State Team in their historic win over the VFL in May. 

The Draft Combine will assess each player’s strength and skills through a number of tests including standing vertical jump, agility tests and running tasks.

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Survey: AFL Auskick for children of all abilities

Wednesday, July 26, 2017 - 8:43 AM

The AFL and Deakin University are conducting an online survey to find out what parents, children and sporting coaches feel are the benefits and barriers to participation in NAB AFL Auskick around Australia for children of all abilities, in particular, children with physical and developmental disabilities and challenges.

This survey is the second phase of the AllPlay NAB AFL Auskick survey that went out in 2016.

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Round 18 Reserves and Colts Wrap

Tuesday, July 25, 2017 - 10:57 PM - by Chris Pike

EAST Perth and South Fremantle split thrilling WAFL Reserves and Colts matches at Leederville Oval on Saturday while Perth scored an important Reserves win and East Fremantle remains atop the Colts despite having the Round 18 bye.

The three reserves matches on Saturday saw South Fremantle defeat East Perth 12.7 (79) to 10.16 (76) at Leederville Oval, Perth down West Perth 14.12 (96) to 12.6 (78) at Lathlain Park and Subiaco beat Peel Thunder 13.10 (88) to 12.7 (79) at Bendigo Bank Stadium.

South Fremantle (13-3) moved three games clear on top of the reserves with the second placed Claremont (10-5) having the bye.

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Tuesday, July 25, 2017 - 2:53 PM - by Chris Pike

A COUPLE of West Perth big men combined for 13 goals while a midfielder racked up 51 possessions, Subiaco's back-line was instrumental in its 15th consecutive victory and another five goals from a South Fremantle forward were all part of the standout WAFL Round 18 performances.

There were just the three matches in Round 18 of the WAFL with South Fremantle claiming a fifth straight victory beating East Perth 18.13 (121) to 14.7 (91) at Busselton's Sir Stewart Bovell Park with Blaine Johnson kicking five goals and Shane Hockey collecting 30 possessions.

West Perth also returned to the winner's list after losing four straight matches to beat Perth for a 13th straight time, winning 18.18 (126) to 11.7 (73) at Lathlain Park with Shane Nelson racking up 51 disposals, Tyler Keitel kicking seven goals and Nick Rodda six.

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