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WAFL Team of Round 5

Wednesday, May 5, 2021 - 4:20 PM - by Chris Pike
THE 2021 Optus WAFL Premiership Season resumed on the weekend and there were plenty of standout performers that it was the most challenging of Teams of the Round to select from both the teams who won and those who put up good fights. After an enforced week off, the WAFL season resumed on Saturday with four matches taking place including a battle of the last Read More ...

WAFL announce Kia Australia WA State Squad

Tuesday, May 4, 2021 - 3:39 PM
The WAFL has announced a 30-man Kia Australia WA State squad to represent Western Australia against South Australia at Adelaide Oval on Saturday, May 15.   WA will introduce a huge number of debutants to state footy, with 22 players named in the squad who could don the black and gold colours for the first time.   Grand Finalists Claremont have the strongest representation with Read More ...

Optus WAFLW Round 10 Wrap

Monday, May 3, 2021 - 8:38 PM - by Chris Pike
ACTION resumed in the Optus WAFLW Premiership Season on the weekend as the race to the finals heats up and there were Round 10 victories for Peel Thunder, Swan Districts and Subiaco. It has been a bit of an interrupted time in the WAFLW season of late, but things got back to normal across the weekend and it was Swan Districts who maintained their undefeated Read More ...

Optus WAFL Round 5 Wrap

Monday, May 3, 2021 - 6:53 PM - by Chris Pike
EVERYONE was relieved to have the Optus WAFL Premiership Season resume on the weekend and it produced some fascinating results too with South Fremantle handing Subiaco its first loss while Claremont stayed unbeaten, Peel Thunder set another record and Swan Districts again impressed. Round 4 of the WAFL season was forced to be postponed thanks to the snap lockdown called last weekend in Western Australia, Read More ...

WAFL Match Review - Round 5

Monday, May 3, 2021 - 2:43 PM
The WAFL Match Review Panel has assessed the following incidents from Round 5 of the Optus WAFL League competition; 1. Thomas O'Donnell (West Perth) was cited for rough conduct on Jye Bolton (Claremont) during the Round 5 fixture between Claremont and West Perth at Revo Fitness Stadium on Saturday, May 1. In summary, the above mentioned can accept a reprimand sanction with an early guilty plea.   Based on Read More ...

Thunder dominate WAFL Derby in Mandurah

Sunday, May 2, 2021 - 3:33 PM - by Alex Ventouras
PEEL Thunder have dominated from start to finish to record a 79-point victory over AFL-affiliate rivals the West Coast Eagles at David Grays Arena on Sunday afternoon in the lead up to the Western Derby at Optus Stadium. A trio of Thunder players finished with 33 disposals, skipper Ben Howlett, Ben Hancock and Docker Stefan Giro who put his hand up for a call up Read More ...

Bulldogs Hold Off Lions

Sunday, May 2, 2021 - 11:30 AM - by Charlie McCormack
SOUTH Fremantle have held off a gallant and injury hit Subiaco to record an 18-point victory at Fremantle Community Bank Oval on Saturday afternoon. In a clash between two of the competition’s heavyweights, it was the Bulldogs who ran out winners 12.8 (80) to 9.8 (62) against a Subiaco side that was reduced to 20 fit players for much of the game. Haiden Schloithe was Read More ...

Opening quarter surge sees Demons topple Sharks

Sunday, May 2, 2021 - 11:13 AM - by Matt Paddick
A SIX-goal opening term has helped Perth to a 30-point victory over East Fremantle at New Choice Homes Park on Saturday. Brady Grey was everywhere for the Demons, as the midfielder used the ball well with 29 disposals to go along with 10 inside 50s and nine tackles. After a week hiatus from the Optus WAFL Premiership Season due to the snap COVID-19 lockdown of Read More ...

Footy is Back- It's Play Time this Weekend

Friday, April 30, 2021 - 12:32 PM
After a shortened but highly successful 2020 season, it’s great to be back to footy and hopefully we are set for a full year with our WA Footy family!  As we start to check our gear bags for mouthguards, the right coloured shorts, and our new playing socks (or maybe the lucky ones from last year that don’t get washed), we’d like everyone to remember some Read More ...

Optus WAFL Preview - Round 5

Friday, April 30, 2021 - 10:24 AM
The Optus WAFL returns this weekend after a one-week hiatus due to the COVID-19 lockdown in the Perth and Peel Regions.  Crowds will return to games with no limit set on spectators at WAFL venues, bringing a level of excitement to Round 5. Swan Districts are looking to continue their strong start to the season and face a struggling East Perth side at Leederville Oval. Read More ...

WAFC Statement: COVID-19 Update

Friday, April 30, 2021 - 9:13 AM
Following yesterday's announcement by the WA State Government regarding easing of restrictions within the Perth and Peel regions from 12.01am, Saturday May 1, the West Australian Football Commission has issued an update surrounding crowd attendance for this weekend.   Spectators will be welcomed back to football across the Perth and Peel regions from Saturday, with venues able to return to previous conditions prior to the Read More ...

Simply Energy Colts Wrap - Round 3

Wednesday, April 28, 2021 - 12:04 PM
EAST FREMANTLE (10.13.73) vs EAST PERTH (10.5.65) East Fremantle returned to the winners’ list, after handing East Perth their first loss of the season by eight points at New Choice Homes Park. AFL Academy member Jack Williams was a powerful presence for the Sharks with 16 possessions, 5 hit-outs, 4 marks, 2 tackles, 2 inside 50s and 5 goals. Joshua Browne (26 possessions, 4 inside Read More ...

National Community Guidelines for Concussion released

Tuesday, April 27, 2021 - 10:36 AM
The AFL and WAFC have today released the National Concussion Guidelines for Australian Football at all levels of Community Football, coming into effect for fixtures this weekend.   The updated guidelines follow the recent changes to the concussion protocols at both an AFL and AFLW level, focusing on a clear process to be followed for players that have suffered concussion and returning to play.   Read More ...

WAFC Statement: COVID-19 Update

Monday, April 26, 2021 - 2:39 PM
Following today’s announcement by the WA State Government regarding the lifting of lockdown restrictions in the Perth and Peel regions from 12.01am, Tuesday April 27, the West Australian Football Commission has issued an update for all participants and clubs.   The postponement of football activity in the Perth & Peel regions will be lifted from midnight tonight and in line with the easing of restrictions, Read More ...

WAFC Statement: COVID-19 Lockdown April 2021

Friday, April 23, 2021 - 5:16 PM
Following the WA State Government announcement in respect to the lockdown, the following protocols must be adhered to by all community football leagues and clubs within the Perth & Peel regions.   WAFL, WAFLW & Talent Programs  The West Australian Football League (WAFL), WAFLW, and WA Talent programs have been postponed until midnight Monday April 26th as per State Government requirements.  The decision means all Read More ...