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Round 5 Optus WAFLW Preview

Friday, August 14, 2020 - 2:21 PM - by Chris Pike

ALL of a sudden we are up to Round 5 of the 2020 Optus WAFL Women's Premiership Season and with only two rounds to go after this, the battle for positions in the final top four are reaching fever pitch.

The shortened 2020 WAFLW season will feature seven rounds in the home and away campaign before the finals get underway.

So all of a sudden while it might still feel like it's early in the season, suddenly Round 5 signals the beginning of the final three weeks of the home and away campaign and every game takes on extra importance with spots in that top four becoming tough to secure.

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Round 5 Optus WAFL Preview

Friday, August 14, 2020 - 2:11 PM - by Chris Pike

South Fremantle and Claremont to further cement their top four positions while Perth and West Perth lock horns and we have another Grand Final rematch from 2016 and 2017.

With all teams to only played eight matches in the shortened WAFL season for 2020, some now already move past the halfway mark this Saturday afternoon in the Round 5 action.

There is already a two-game gap between the teams currently sitting inside the top four and those outside it with the games on Saturday presenting South Fremantle and Claremont a chance to extend their advantage.

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Round 5 WAFL Broadcast Schedule

Thursday, August 13, 2020 - 2:49 PM

The following games will be broadcast by TV, radio or livestreamed during Round 4 of the WAFL, Simply Energy Colts and WAFL Women's season on Saturday, August 15 and Sunday, August 16.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

WAFL

  Saturday, August 15

  Fixture

  Venue

  TV

  Radio

  Livestream

  2.30pm – SF v SD

  FCB

 

  

  SFFC Facebook

  2.30pm – PT v S

  DG

 

  

 

  2.30pm – P v WP

  MRP

 

  Sport FM 91.3fm

 

  3.05pm – EP v C

  LO

    7

 

 

Live scores for all League games are available on the WAFL App and at www.wafl.com.au

Simply Energy Colts

  Saturday, August 15

  Fixture

  Venue

  Livestream

  9.30am – P v WP

  MRP

  www.thewest.com.au (subscribers)


WAFLW 

  Sunday, August 16

  Fixture

  Venue

  Livestream

  2.15pm – EF v C

  NCH

  WAFL Facebook, Youtube & www.wafl.com.au


Round 5 Football Budget

Thursday, August 13, 2020 - 2:37 PM

The Round 5 Football Budget is available to download ahead of this weekend's 2020 Optus WAFL Premiership Season fixtures.

FIXTURES

Featuring match previews, statistics, feature article, collectables, fixtures and team lists for League, Reserves, Colts and WAFLW, the new-look Football Budget is included for free with all Adult and Concession tickets at WAFL games.

Additional copies can be purchased for $3 at the gate. 

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WAFL Match Review Panel update

Tuesday, August 11, 2020 - 2:55 PM

There will be no League cases heard by the WAFL Tribunal on Tuesday, August 11 as all Match Review Panel offers were accepted.

Matthew Rogers (Perth)  accepted a three (3) match sanction for rough conduct on Morgan Davies (East Fremantle) during the WAFL League game at New Choice Homes Park on Saturday, August 8.

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Simply Energy WAFL Colts Weekly Wrap: Round 4

Tuesday, August 11, 2020 - 2:06 PM - by Lenny Fogliani

In round 4 of the Simply Energy WAFL Colts competition, there was a host of great individual and team performances alike.

This round saw West Perth (12.11.83) triumphing over East Perth (5.6.36); Perth (8.7.55) beating East Fremantle (6.8.44); Claremont (12.13.85) overcoming Peel (8.10.58); and Subiaco (16.14.110) overpowering South Fremantle (5.3.33).

Swan Districts was the club that had the bye this weekend.

Read below to see the results of round three and to see the best players.

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WAFL Team of Round 4

Tuesday, August 11, 2020 - 11:46 AM - by Chris Pike

ROUND 4 in the Optus WAFL Premiership Season saw teams make some statements with the top four breaking away from the pack but there were no shortage of standout individual performers either.

Round 4 in the 2020 WAFL season saw West Perth beat East Perth 12.9 (81) to 8.1 (49), Perth overcome East Fremantle 10.4 (64) to 8.10 (58), Claremont defeat Peel Thunder 8.10 (58) to 5.5 (35), and then South Fremantle beat Subiaco 15.7 (97) to 7.5 (47).

Those results leave South Fremantle (4-0) clear on top of the ladder and then West Perth (3-1), Claremont (3-1) and Perth (3-0) rounding out the top four after their victories.

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Footy community urged to help Darcy

Tuesday, August 11, 2020 - 10:36 AM

Hamersley-Carine Football Club is leading a fundraising effort and encouraging everyone to get tested as a bone marrow donor for 4-year-old footy-lover Darcy Keeley.

Darcy, who is the nephew of Club President John Keeley, is being treated for Acute Myeloid Leukaemia and needs a bone marrow transplant to survive - but so far, there's been no matches.

Described as one of the club’s most loyal, passionate and enthusiastic supporters, Darcy requires six months of intensive chemotherapy followed by a bone marrow transplant.

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Optus WAFLW Round 4 Wrap

Monday, August 10, 2020 - 11:22 AM - by Chris Pike

SUBIACO maintained its undefeated start to the 2020 Optus WAFL Women's Premiership season while last year's wooden spooners Peel Thunder continued to impress and Swan Districts won the Grand Final rematch.

It was a fascinating weekend in the WAFLW competition with Subiaco and Peel Thunder now separating from the pack ahead of their tantalising match up next Saturday in Mandurah.

The round's action got underway on Saturday morning at Leederville Oval with South Fremantle playing its first ever road game in the competition. The Bulldogs did kick two goals for the first time but the Lions were too strong winning 14.11 (95) to 2.2 (14).

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Optus WAFL Round 4 Wrap

Sunday, August 9, 2020 - 8:26 AM - by Chris Pike

ROUND 4 in the WAFL saw wins for South Fremantle, Claremont, Perth and West Perth with those four teams making up the top four and with Subiaco having the job ahead of them in their quest for a premiership hat-trick.

Now after four rounds of the 2020 Optus WAFL Premiership Season with some teams already having played four matches which means they've reached the halfway mark, there's a two-game gap between those in the top four and those outside.

With the reigning premiers of the past two years, minor premiers of the last five seasons and winners of four of the past six premierships Subiaco one of those teams with just one win and sitting outside the top four, it sets up a fascinating race to the finals for 2020.

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Round 4 Optus WAFLW Preview

Friday, August 7, 2020 - 3:50 PM - by Chris Pike

ROUND 4 in the Optus WAFL Women's Premiership Season sees the unbeaten Subiaco host the winless South Fremantle on Saturday before the other four teams all lock horns on Sunday afternoon.

There are only seven rounds in the 2020 Optus WAFLW season meaning that by Sunday evening we will already be past the halfway mark as the race for the top four positions heats up.

With each team playing seven matches before the final spots are decided with the top four going through, Subiaco is already in a box seat with three wins on the board while Claremont and Peel Thunder have two wins each heightening the importance of their game with one another.

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Round 4 Optus WAFL Preview

Friday, August 7, 2020 - 2:38 PM - by Chris Pike

WINS are now to become increasingly valuable just four rounds into the 2020 Optus WAFL Premiership Season as the race for a top four finish in a nine-round season heats up this Saturday afternoon.

Round 4 in the 2020 WAFL season sees all four matches once again take place on Saturday afternoon and it includes a massive Perth Derby between West Perth and East Perth at Joondalup's Provident Financial Oval.

Then at East Fremantle's New Choice Homes Park, there's sure to be plenty of feeling as former Demon Cody Leggett lines up for East Fremantle against Perth for the first time in a match of great significance for both clubs.

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Girls Footy Leading the Way

Friday, August 7, 2020 - 8:44 AM

The Morley Bulldogs Junior Football Club initiated a fantastic game day initiative over the weekend by creating a ‘Spirit of Football’ award for their Year 7/8 Girls opposition side in Coolbinia Bombers Junior Football Club.
 
As part of the award, the Morley Year 7/8 Girls Team signed a leather football and presented it to the opposition teams player that showed the best spirit for the whole game. 
 
Morley JFC President Ross Condo said “Adam Paige leads the way in creating positive game day environments, and has delivered many initiatives with the girls teams over the past few years”. Mr Condo went on to say “The clubs success in growing female football is all directly related to Adams hard work“. 
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Johanson set to make AFL umpiring debut

Thursday, August 6, 2020 - 11:44 AM

Field Umpire Dan Johanson from the West Perth Junior Umpiring District will make his AFL debut in the Fremantle v Hawthorn Match at Optus Stadium on Monday, August 10.

Johanson was elevated to the AFL Field Umpiring list for 2020 after spending the 2019 AFL Season as a Rookie. He was also part of the AFLW Umpiring team in 2018 and 2019.

He umpired 70 senior WAFL games between 2014 and 2019, including last year's WAFL Grand Final at Optus Stadium.

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Round 4 Football Budget

Thursday, August 6, 2020 - 10:40 AM

The Round 4 Football Budget is available to download ahead of this weekend's 2020 Optus WAFL Premiership Season fixtures.

FIXTURES

Featuring match previews, statistics, feature article, collectables, fixtures and team lists for League, Reserves, Colts and WAFLW, the new-look Football Budget is included for free with all Adult and Concession tickets at WAFL games.

Additional copies can be purchased for $3 at the gate. 

FOOTBALL BUDGET DOWNLOAD