The Best in the West Recognised
WESTERN Australia’s top AFL School Ambassador is heading to the AFL Grand Final at the MCG after being selected as the State’s best footy-promoting teacher for 2012.Read more...
Adam Tetlow, from Mt Barker Community College, was named as recipient of the 2012 Outstanding Service as a Coles AFL School Ambassador Award at the premier dinner function at Patersons Stadium on Friday, August 17.
Also announced at the WA Football Commission’s AFLSA Academy Awards were the Most Outstanding Primary and Secondary School Ambassadors, Outstanding Female Program, Multicultural Program, Indigenous Program and Most Outstanding First Year Ambassador.
Eagles Cup soars into Seventeenth Year
The Seventeenth year of the Eagles Cup competition came to a close last week, with the final game of the year held as a Curtain Raiser to the West Coast v Geelong match. Two teams from South Perth Primary School and Deanmore Primary School went head to head to display their skills on the big stage.
The Eagles Cup has developed to such an extent that it is now recognized as the cornerstone of the winter primary school sports program and is the highlight of the second term sporting program for players and teachers alike.
WAFC Yr 8/9 Schoolboys Cup results
Results of the WAFC YR 8/9 Schoolboys Cup - Country v Metro Finals played last week.
Metro v Country Finals
Canning Vale College 8.7.55 def Nagle College 5.3.33 @ Jurien Bay 27th July
Dongara DHS 7.11.53 def Clontarf AC 5.7.37 @ Moora FC 1st August
Trinity College def Manjimup & Mackillop Catholic College @ Leshenault 31st July(Round Robin Format)
Darling Range 9.10.64 def Bunbury Catholic College 4.3.27 @ Bendigo Bank Stadium 31st July
AFL SportsReady Cup Champions
The game was a real physical affair with both sides putting their bodies on the line. Clontarf took an early lead of 26 points at half time and continued their good form after the break to run out winners by 42 points.
This year’s Grand Final was played for the first time as a post AFL match fixture under lights at Patersons Stadium following the West Coast v Brisbane Lions match.
The AFL SportsReady Cup competition is the largest upper secondary school football competition in WA, with 3250 students from over 130 metropolitan and country schools competing this year. Over the 24 years the competition has been running approximately 55,000 boys have participated.
Fremantle Dockers community development programs a hit with students
Students from Winthrop Baptist College grabbed the opportunity to participate in ‘Freo House Footy’ exhibition matches as part of the curtain raiser to the recent Fremantle v Greater Western Sydney AFL game.Read more...
Freo House Footy is a modified game that has strong parallels with the traditional game of Australian Football. Designed so that everyone can play, it is less physically demanding, has minimal time commitment with a major emphasis on fun and safety (non-contact).
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