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Round 5 WAFL Preview

Friday, May 20, 2022 - 1:41 PM - by Chris Pike
THE 2022 WAFL season resumed on Saturday with a full Round 5 of fixtures following the State Game and all five encounters have plenty of fascination about them in what has been a remarkable even season to date. After the opening four rounds of the 2022 WAFL season, three teams have won three of four matches, five teams have split their four games while only Read More ...

Round 14 WAFLW Preview

Friday, May 20, 2022 - 1:22 PM - by Chris Pike
ONE of Peel Thunder or Swan Districts will further consolidate a finals position when they battle in Round 14 of the 2022 WAFLW season while South Fremantle and Subiaco face differing challenges to try and keep their hopes alive. There are three more matches in Round 14 of the 2022 WAFLW season as the battle for finals positions heats up in the final run of Read More ...

SuperKids SuperHeroes - NAB AFL Auskickers raise money for Childhood Cancer

Friday, May 20, 2022 - 11:16 AM - by Rachael Osborne
This weekend, NAB AFL Auskickers across WA will dress up as their favourite superhero in a bid to raise money for The Kids Cancer Project. Running for the last 4 years, the SuperKids SuperHeroes Round has run in memory of Declan Kane and many other kids who have and are battling cancer. Auskickers from Carine JFC, Mt Lawley/ Inglewood JFC, Coolbinia JFC and Applecross/ Mt Read More ...

Reigning Premiers Embrace Return to Goldfields

Thursday, May 19, 2022 - 1:30 PM
WHEN the opportunity arose for Subiaco to take their league team to Kalgoorlie this season there was little hesitation.  Lions chief executive Peter Capes is excited about the club returning to a region which has special links.  "We last played in Kalgoorlie in 2014 then Esperance in 2017 and have been keen to return to the Goldfields since then," Capes said. "When the RIO funding Read More ...

NAIDOC Footy Features In Goldfields Showdown

Thursday, May 19, 2022 - 11:16 AM - by Mark Readings
THE artistic talent of Gertrina Hayden will be on display in Saturday's WAFL match between Subiaco and Swan Districts in Kalgoorlie.  Hayden produced the winning design for the WACFL/ICWA Belt Up NAIDOC football for 2022, which will be used on the game day ball at Sir Richard Moore Oval.  "The design depicts the green ovals played on all over the country, with the blue and Read More ...

WAFL heads to Kalgoorlie

Thursday, May 19, 2022 - 10:48 AM - by Rachael Osborne
The footy rich town of Kalgoorlie will host their first WAFL game since 2014, with Subiaco taking on Swan Districts in a round 5 clash, aligning to the AFL’s Sir Doug Nicholls round, in the lead up to Reconciliation Week. The game comes as a result of the Regional WAFL Fixture Funding Program with major partner Rio Tinto.    Subiaco Captain and two-time WA State captain Read More ...

Kalgoorlie WAFL Clash a Family Affair for Father and Son

Thursday, May 19, 2022 - 9:01 AM - by Mark Readings
FOR Subiaco premiership player Ryan Borchet this weekend is a case of “Home Sweet Home”.  The gun forward is returning to Kalgoorlie to represent the Lions and re-unite with his loved ones.  “I’m very excited to be heading home to see my family and friends," Borchet said. "I can’t wait to represent Subiaco back in my hometown and share that experience with the guys who Read More ...

WAFLW Team of the Week – Round 13

Tuesday, May 17, 2022 - 9:22 PM - by Chris Pike
IT was a fascinating Round 13 in the WAFLW competition with a host of standout performances to earn spots in the Team of the Week while the finals race is heating up. We had four new faces in the Team of the Week for Round 13 with Subiaco pair Tiah Toth and Jamie Rust named for the first time along with South Fremantle's Pia Durk Read More ...

Demons Great Desperate for Premiership Drought to End

Tuesday, May 17, 2022 - 12:17 PM - by Mark Readings
MORE than four decades after Perth’s last WAFL premiership, one of the side’s most influential players has been honoured.  Ken Inman played 154 games and was an integral part of the Demons Grand Final wins in 1976 and 1977.  This year he’s been named Perth’s Ball Legend, a tribute to his standing at the club.  "I was very shocked but honoured to be asked," Inman Read More ...

WAFL Team of the Week – Round 4

Tuesday, May 17, 2022 - 12:11 PM - by Chris Pike
ROUND 4 of the 2022 WAFL season was split over two weekends and there were plenty of standout performances in the wins for West Perth, Subiaco, Swan Districts, Perth and East Fremantle to make up the Team of the Week. Going back to last Saturday, Swan Districts made it consecutive wins by defeating Claremont 11.14 (80) to 10.11 (71). Among the standout performers were Chris Read More ...

Football Returns to Iconic City Landmark

Tuesday, May 17, 2022 - 12:07 PM - by Mark Readings
AMID the hustle and bustle of the Perth CBD, Wellington Square has been transformed to host a significant football initiative.  The East Perth District will run school football programs in partnership with St George's Anglican Grammar School, taking advantage of a $17.5 million upgrade by the City of Perth over the past 12 months.  It’s a little-known fact that in the 1900s Wellington Square/Moort-ak Waadiny Read More ...

From Kalgoorlie Kid to West Coast Eagles Legend

Tuesday, May 17, 2022 - 12:02 PM - by Mark Readings
THERE are few more decorated athletes to come out of Kalgoorlie than Dean Kemp.  A lightly framed football talent, Kemp cut his teeth in the Goldfields before carving out a spectacular career with the West Coast Eagles.  With Kalgoorlie hosting a WAFL league match this weekend, the 53-year-old has recalled how he fell in love with the game.  “I have very happy memories kicking the Read More ...

2022 Rio Tinto WA Football Volunteer of the Year

Monday, May 16, 2022 - 5:53 PM
The WA Football Volunteer of the Year is one of the most prestigious awards on the WA Football calendar.  The Award has its origins in Western Australia and has now been adopted nationally with nearly 1350 nominations state-wide last year.  The importance of volunteers cannot be underestimated across society, bringing us together as a community, along with assisting businesses and organisations.  Volunteers are the lifeblood Read More ...

WAFLW Round 13 Wrap

Monday, May 16, 2022 - 2:24 PM - by Chris Pike
EAST Fremantle remained undefeated while Peel Thunder consolidated their finals position and Subiaco kept its hopes alive in Round 13 of the WAFLW competition across the weekend. The Round 13 action got underway on Saturday afternoon at New Choice Homes Park with East Fremantle remaining undefeated and keeping West Perth winless in the 14.9 (93) to 0.2 (2) victory. Ashlee Atkins was brilliant for the Read More ...

WAFL v SANFL State Game Match Report

Sunday, May 15, 2022 - 3:51 PM - by Chris Pike
HISTORY couldn’t separate the two proud football states coming into Sunday's State Game at Optus Stadium with South Australia narrowly beating Western Australia by four points. Coming into the 97th meeting dating back to 1904, both WA and SA had recorded 48 wins against one another setting the stage for a fascinating contest in the 2022 State Game, and it certainly didn’t disappoint. South Australia Read More ...