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WAFL Round 14 match reports

Saturday, June 24, 2017 - 11:44 PM - by Chris Pike

THERE were three big WAFL matches in Round 14 on Saturday afternoon with Peel Thunder, Swan Districts and Claremont all winning to improve their positions in the battle for positions inside the top five.

With seven teams still alive in the race for spots in the top five and with Subiaco well clear on top and South Fremantle looking steady in second, that leaves five teams right now looking to be battling over three of those positions.

Three of those scored impressive wins on Saturday with Peel, Swan Districts and Claremont improving its finals hopes, while those of West Perth and East Perth took a hit with losses.

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WAFL Round 13 marks and goals

Friday, June 23, 2017 - 2:10 PM

Check out the top 3 contenders for the AHG Mark and Goal for Round 13 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 14 teams and previews

Friday, June 23, 2017 - 11:51 AM

THE runaway league-leading Subiaco has the bye in Round 14 leaving the other eight WAFL clubs to make a statement as the battle for spots inside the top five heats up, as does the fight to avoid the wooden spoon.

Three of the four Round 14 WAFL match ups take place on Saturday afternoon and five of the six clubs involved are fighting over the bottom three positions inside the top five.

Claremont is at its redeveloped Claremont Oval home for a third successive week looking to win a third straight match up against the third placed West Perth. The Falcons last trip to Tigerland was the winning 2013 second semi-final.

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Memory booth to capture Subi Oval history

Thursday, June 22, 2017 - 4:15 PM

FANS at Domain Stadium over the next two weekends are encouraged to visit the Subi Oval Memories booth at Gate 9 to help commemorate the final season of AFL at the venue by sharing their greatest memories of the ground.

The project is being undertaken in a partnership between the West Australian Football Commission, City of Subiaco and Lotterywest to pay tribute to Subiaco Oval’s significance to the City of Subiaco and the WA community.

Fans who share their memories at the Gate 9 memory booth, which is at the eastern end of the ground, can also enter the draw to win four premium tickets including a food and beverage voucher to either West Coast or Fremantle’s final AFL home and away game of the 2017 season at Domain Stadium.

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DEPPRO WA State Talent weekend

Thursday, June 22, 2017 - 10:06 AM

Three games showcasing the best young talent in Western Australia will be played this weekend with DEPPRO WA State 16s, 17s and 18s matches scheduled against South Australia and the Allies.

Saturday, June 24
HBF Arena - Joondalup
12pm - State 17s Western Australia v South Australia

Sunday, June 25
Leederville Oval
10am - State 16s Western Australia v South Australia
12.30pm - State 18s Western Australia v Allies

Entry to all three games is free.

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WAFC hosts Ramadan dinner to promote cultural understanding

Thursday, June 22, 2017 - 9:25 AM

More than 160 people came together to celebrate the growing engagement between football and the Islamic communities in Perth at the annual Ramadan Dinner hosted by the West Australian Football Commission (WAFC) and AFL.

A host of special guests attended the dinner at Domain Stadium on Wednesday, June 21 including the Minister of Citizenship and Multicultural Interests Hon. Paul Papalia MLA, and Principle Policy Advisor Jane Ardern.

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RediMed Colts Young Guns Round 13

Wednesday, June 21, 2017 - 1:07 PM

Round 13 of the WAFL Colts competition saw Perth defeat East Fremantle by four points, Claremont secure a 67-point win over Swan Districts, East Perth take home a 16-point win over Subiaco and West Perth defeat South Fremantle by 10 points at HBF Arena. 

Click here for the match results.

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WAFL State team honoured at special function

Wednesday, June 21, 2017 - 9:04 AM

The players, coaches, umpires and support staff of the victorious Carlton Draught WAFL State team were feted at a special function hosted by the West Australian Football Commission.

Hon Mick Murray MLA, Minister for Sport and Recreation, attended the function held at Domain Stadium on Monday night and congratulated all involved in WA’s historic 63-point victory over the VFL in Melbourne.

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Round 13 Reserves and Colts Wrap

Wednesday, June 21, 2017 - 1:57 AM - by Chris Pike

SOUTH Fremantle remain clear on top of the WAFL Reserves ladder following another good win on Saturday against West Perth while East Fremantle is still leading the REDiMED Colts after Round 13 action.

The Round 13 reserves results on Saturday saw Claremont defeat Swan Districts 12.8 (80) to 10.7 (67) at Claremont Oval, Perth down East Fremantle 9.10 (64) to 6.18 (54) at East Fremantle Oval, Subiaco thrash East Perth 18.17 (125) to 7.8 (50) at Leederville Oval and South Fremantle prevail over West Perth 14.8 (92) to 9.9 (63) at HBF Arena.

The reserves leave South Fremantle (10-2) clear on top of the ladder ahead of Claremont (8-3), Perth (7-5), Subiaco (6-6) and East Fremantle (5-6).

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Tuesday, June 20, 2017 - 11:43 PM - by Chris Pike

A HOST of young and unheralded players stood tall to lead East Fremantle to its first victory of 2017 while a couple of Claremont forwards and South Fremantle midfielders booted four goals apiece as did Subiaco livewire Liam Ryan as just some of the Round 13 standout performances.

Round 13 of the 2017 WAFL season all took place on Saturday afternoon beginning with East Fremantle's breakthrough win of the season, beating Perth 19.17 (131) to 11.7 (73) at East Fremantle Oval with a whole host of players standing up.

Claremont made it consecutive wins beating Swan Districts 16.14 (110) to 6.7 (43) at Claremont Oval with Beau Maister and Chris Oakley kicking four goals each, and Jye Bolton outstanding.

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Social female footy carnival a success

Tuesday, June 20, 2017 - 1:50 PM

More than 140 women from seven football clubs took part in the first ever social female football carnival hosted by the West Australian Football Commission on Sunday, June 11.

Women aged 18 years and over from ECU Jets, Cottesloe Hens, Curtin Wesley, Forrestdale, Gosnells, University and West Coast AFC enjoyed the round-robin carnival which has been slightly modified to support participants.

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Landmark Country Championships kick off

Tuesday, June 20, 2017 - 12:53 PM

Regional matches took place across country WA over the weekend as part of the Landmark Country Championships.

This included games in Mandurah, Merredin, Manjimup, Gnowangerup, Moora and Northam.

Matches will be played in the metropolitan area between July 6 and 9, with five Colts sides to fight it out in Mandurah and seniors teams to play in Perth on Saturday, July 8 and 9. 

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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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