First game against Falcons huge for Harris and Tigers

Friday, May 19, 2017 - 2:48 PM - by Chris Pike

THE time has now come for West Perth legend Darren Harris to coach against the Falcons for the first time but the first-year Claremont boss has his sole focus on getting a win for the Tigers on his return to HBF Arena.

Harris will always be a legend of the West Perth Football Club as a premiership captain, Simpson Medal winner and premiership coach.

He left West Perth at the end of the 2005 season to join West Coast as an assistant coach but he always envisioned himself returning to the Falcons one day.

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WAFL Round 10 Marks and Goals

Friday, May 19, 2017 - 2:06 PM

Check out the top 3 contenders for the AHG Mark and reiwa.com Goal for Round 9 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 10 teams and previews

Friday, May 19, 2017 - 10:24 AM

THERE are four crucial Round 10 WAFL matches on Saturday and with all teams desperate for the four points and with it the last chance to impress ahead of the state game, there's plenty at stake.

Saturday's action is the last round of the WAFL season before next Saturday's state game against the VFL at Melbourne's North Port Oval.

All four Round 10 matches take place on Saturday afternoon beginning with the league-leading Subiaco hosting the winless East Fremantle at Leederville Oval. The game will be televised on 7mate from 1.30pm.

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Round 9 Reserves and Colts Wrap

Thursday, May 18, 2017 - 9:32 PM - by Chris Pike

SOUTH Fremantle soared further clear on top of the WAFL Reserves after an 11-goal third quarter on Saturday while East Fremantle also opened a gap on top of the REDiMED Colts following a draw between Peel Thunder and Swan Districts.

The Round 9 reserves results on Saturday saw East Fremantle beat East Perth 11.12 (78) to 10.12 (72) at East Fremantle Oval, Swan Districts defeat Peel Thunder 23.12 (150) to 3.7 (25) at Bendigo Bank Stadium, Claremont down Perth 15.14 (104) to 12.5 (77) at Fremantle Community Bank Oval and South Fremantle prevail over Subiaco 18.9 (117) to 14.4 (88) at Leederville Oval.

South Fremantle remains clear on top of the reserves ladder with a 7-1 record ahead of Claremont (5-3), Perth (5-3), East Fremantle (4-3) and Swan Districts (3-5).

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#WAFooty Thursday Trivia

Thursday, May 18, 2017 - 5:41 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.

A multiple choice quiz will be released every Thursday

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Mundella WA 18s set for Championships

Thursday, May 18, 2017 - 10:05 AM

A squad of 35 players will represent Western Australia in the opening two games of the NAB AFLW 18s National Championships in Sydney this weekend.

WA plays off against NSW/ACT at Sydney's Blacktown International Sports Park on Saturday and take on Queensland the following day.

The players, selected from the Mundella WA Women’s Football League, have undertaken an intensive training program in the lead-up to the games.

This included a trial match against the Mundella State U23 Women’s team as a curtain-raiser to the West Coast Eagles v Western Bulldogs AFL game at Domain Stadium on May 12.

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wafl.com.au Team and Player of Round 9

Wednesday, May 17, 2017 - 12:39 PM - by Chris Pike

SUBIACO made a statement on Saturday to move clear on top of the WAFL ladder while East Perth signalled its resurgence, Peel Thunder made it two straight and Perth scored a confidence-boosting win as part of Round 9.

All four Round 9 matches took place on Saturday afternoon with the top-of-the-table clash between Subiaco and South Fremantle at Leederville Oval the headline act.

It proved a dominant display from the Lions in captain Kyal Horsley's 150th game as they led by 63 points at one stage before going on to beat the Bulldogs 19.13 (127) to 14.4 (88) for a seventh straight win.

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FREE Female Football Coach Forum

Wednesday, May 17, 2017 - 11:17 AM

Coaches aspiring to be involved in female football are encouraged to attend a free Female Football Coach Forum being hosted by the West Australian Football Commission and supported by the AFL, Fremantle Football Club and the West Coast Eagles.

Running from 6-9pm in the Polly Famer at Domain Stadium on Monday, May 29, the forum will feature presentations by Michelle Cowan – Fremantle Dockers AFLW head coach and Glenn Stewart - High Performance Manager at the West Coast Eagles.

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WAFL 'Know Your Score' Men's Health Round

Tuesday, May 16, 2017 - 3:42 PM

The West Australian Football Commission has joined forces with Prostate Cancer Foundation Australia to host the West Australia Football League’s (WAFL) Know Your Score Men’s Health Round this weekend.
 
For the fourth year, the Know Your Score Men’s Health Round initiative will see players from across the state don blue armbands to honour the men in WA who have lost their lives to prostate cancer.
 
All four WAFL games held this Saturday will aim to raise awareness of prostate cancer and encourage men to be more proactive about their health by talking to their doctor.

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RediMed Colts Young Guns Round 9

Tuesday, May 16, 2017 - 2:56 PM

Round 9 of the WAFL Colts competition saw Claremont draw with Peel Thunder, East Fremantle take home a 48-point victory over East Perth, Claremont secure a 65-point win over Perth and Subiaco defeat South Fremantle by four points at Leederville Oval.

Click here for the match results.

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WAFL Round 9 match reports

Sunday, May 14, 2017 - 7:55 AM - by Chris Pike

SUBIACO has surged clear on top of the WAFL ladder celebrating captain Kyal Horsley's 150th game with a big win over South Fremantle on Saturday while Peel Thunder, Perth and East Perth were also victorious.

All eyes were on Leederville Oval for the top-of-the-table WAFL clash on Saturday and it is Subiaco who ends Round 9 of the 2017 season a game clear in top spot.

The Lions have played in the last three grand finals for two premierships and on Saturday made a statement beating South Fremantle 19.13 (127) to 14.4 (88) to replace them on top of the ladder having now won seven straight matches.

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Horsley learned from the best, now the benchmark at Subiaco

Saturday, May 13, 2017 - 9:32 AM - by Chris Pike

KYAL Horsley had some all-time greats to look up to when he joined Subiaco in 2007 and the biggest thing he learned from them was how important it was to set the example for the younger players no matter how you are feeling yourself.

Horsley joined Subiaco from Kalgoorlie in 2007 and he was immediately in awe of the all-time greats that he was suddenly training with.

The problem was, when he realised that the warm up at training was actually just that, he thought he would never make at this level.

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WAFL Round 9 Marks and Goals

Friday, May 12, 2017 - 11:22 AM

Check out the top 3 contenders for the AHG Mark and reiwa.com Goal for Round 8 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 9 teams and previews

Friday, May 12, 2017 - 9:30 AM

THE game of the WAFL season to date is shaping up to take place at Leederville Oval on Saturday with top spot on the line as Subiaco hosts South Fremantle with three other big Round 9 matches taking place as well.

All four Round 9 WAFL matches will again take place on Saturday afternoon.

The action begins at 1.40pm at Bendigo Bank Stadium in Mandurah with reigning premiers Peel Thunder hosting Swan Districts. The game will be live on 7mate.

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Horsley reaches 150 but big game the focus for Lions skipper

Thursday, May 11, 2017 - 8:04 PM - by Chris Pike

SUBIACO captain Kyal Horsley plays his 150th game this Saturday to earn life membership at the Lions but all he is worrying about is leading his team into battle in the top-of-the-table clash with South Fremantle.

Horsley will add another achievement to his remarkable career with the Subiaco skipper playing his 150th game with the Lions to earn life membership of the club he joined from Kalgoorlie in 2007 and it's another achievement in a glittering career.

Horsley already is a triple premiership player at Subiaco, dual premiership captain, two-time fairest and best winner and has played twice for Western Australia on top of his 14 games in the AFL for the Gold Coast Suns.

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