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WAFL MRP Summary - Round 15

Monday, August 1, 2022 - 3:02 PM - by Rachael Osborne
The WAFL Match Review Panel has assessed the following incident from Round 15 of the WAFL League competition. 1. Jackson RAMSAY (East Perth) was reported for rough conduct against Lloyd MEEK (Peel Thunder) during the East Perth v Peel Thunder game at New Choice Homes Park on Saturday 30 July. In summary, the above-mentioned has been offered a one-match sanction with an early guilty plea.  Read More ...

Gift of Green and Gold for Remote WA Football Communities

Monday, August 1, 2022 - 1:58 PM - by Mark Readings
The Scarborough Junior Football Club has donated more than 100 guernseys to assist an Auskick program in the Kimberley region of WA.  Scarborough has gifted seven sets of jumpers to children, who’ll now wear green and gold for training sessions and in matches.  The kids participate in Garnduwa’s Auskick program, with the donation providing a huge boost for local communities.  Ben Boyce, President of the Read More ...

WAFL Round 15 Wrap

Monday, August 1, 2022 - 1:48 PM - by Chris Pike
IT was quite the dramatic and defining Saturday afternoon of WAFL action for Round 15 of the 2022 season with Claremont and Peel Thunder rising up the ladder, East Fremantle bouncing back emphatically and then South Fremantle and West Perth unable to be separated. With West Coast and Subiaco having a bye in Round 15 of the 2022 WAFL season, the other eight teams took Read More ...

Draft Audition for WA National Championship Players

Monday, August 1, 2022 - 9:09 AM - by Mark Readings
SOME of Western Australia’s most exciting football talent have reflected fondly on their NAB U18 AFL National Championships campaign.  Leading local players Darcy Jones, Sam Gilbey and Elijah Hewett have been identified as potential AFL draftees later this year, and all three were all strong contributors for the Black Swans in a tough campaign.  Midfielder Darcy Jones carried his strong form in the WAFL colts Read More ...

Kickability Online Program Drives Footy Participation

Friday, July 29, 2022 - 12:30 PM - by Mark Readings
The Kickability Online training program has been a resounding success since being introduced during COVID lockdowns two years ago.  Back in 2020, the WA All Abilities Football Association devised and implemented 30 sessions over a 15-week period, which were captured using an iPhone by on screen coaches Ben Pieters and Kai Marchetto.  Eighteen months later and the Kickability Online Program has been created to provide Read More ...

Round 15 WAFL Preview

Friday, July 29, 2022 - 10:45 AM - by Chris Pike
THERE are four matches in Round 15 of the WAFL on Saturday including two battles between teams in the top five, another between two sides trying to stay in the finals race and then East Fremantle looking to bounce back. With the West Coast Eagles and Subiaco sitting out the Round 15 action with the bye, the other four matches all have plenty at stake Read More ...

ROUND 15 VENUE CHANGE: East Perth v Peel

Thursday, July 28, 2022 - 5:13 PM - by Rachael Osborne
The West Australian Football Commission has made the decision to move the East Perth versus Peel Thunder game from Leederville Oval to New Choice Homes Park in East Fremantle this weekend.   The decision has been made based on the current condition of the playing surface and with increasing rain forecasted for the weekend, it was deemed unsuitable for play.     Executive Manager – WAFL and Read More ...

Quinns’ Districts Junior Football Club stalwart Mark Clayton has been nominated for WA Football Volunteer of the Year Award.

Thursday, July 28, 2022 - 9:22 AM
Clayton is a Year 9 coach and a past committee member of the club. He is also coach of the club’s Starkick, all-abilities team. “Mark is one amazing person. Not having any kids of his own with a disability he saw a story on the Starkick program and decided he would be the one at Quinns to ensure that all kids would be able to Read More ...

State Country Football Back in 2022

Thursday, July 28, 2022 - 9:16 AM - by Mark Readings
WA’s best country footballers will make their long-awaited return to representative action on Saturday when they play South Australia at the Adelaide Oval.  The New Holland State Country team is aiming to make it back-to-back victories against the Croweaters for the first time.  After a two-year hiatus due to covid limitations, WA has named a significantly different line up from the side which triumphed in Read More ...

Draft Audition for WA National Championship Players 

Wednesday, July 27, 2022 - 1:10 PM - by Mark Readings
Some of WA’s most exciting football talent have reflected fondly on their NAB U18 AFL National Championship campaign.  Leading local players Darcy Jones, Sam Gilbey and Elijah Hewett have been identified as potential AFL Draftees later this year, and all three were all strong contributors for the Black Swans in a tough campaign.  Midfielder Darcy Jones carried his strong form in the WAFL Colts season Read More ...

WAFL Team of the Week – Round 14

Tuesday, July 26, 2022 - 3:15 PM - by Chris Pike
THE wet weather didn’t stop the quality coming to the fore in Round 14 of the 2022 WAFL season and once again a whole host of players were left putting their hands up for selection in the Team of the Week. The first Fremantle Derby played at the WACA Ground in 105 years was where a lot of the attention was with the two old Read More ...

WA Ends National 18s Carnival with Home Victory

Tuesday, July 26, 2022 - 1:02 PM
WA has finished its NAB U18 AFL National Championship campaign with a strong win over South Australia at Pentanet Stadium in Joondalup.  Playing their first match in Perth during the carnival, the West Australians scored a 20-point win, pleasing State coach Ben Dyer.  “It was good reward for the boys after a testing carnival,” Dyer said.  They’ve put in a lot of effort, learnt some Read More ...

WAFL Round 14 Wrap

Monday, July 25, 2022 - 10:09 AM - by Chris Pike
WEST Perth reclaimed top spot in the WAFL with a Round 14 win while South Fremantle beat East Fremantle for a 14th consecutive time with Claremont and Swan Districts consolidating their top five positions and Peel Thunder keeping themselves in contention too. The wet weather returned to greet the Round 14 WAFL action on Saturday, but with so much at stake in all five matches, Read More ...

Volunteer awards hold light to the real heroes

Friday, July 22, 2022 - 11:47 AM - by Glen Quartermain
* Originally published by Glen Quartetmain in The Sunday Times,  28/05/22 *   The true heroes of West Austra- lian football are about to get the recognition they deserve. The WA Football Commission has launched its 2022 Volunteer of the Year award. The award was conceived in WA and has now been adopted nationally with nearly 1350 nominations State-wide last year. The WA Football Volunteer Read More ...

Round 14 WAFL Preview

Friday, July 22, 2022 - 10:08 AM - by Chris Pike
ALL eyes will be on the WACA Ground on Saturday afternoon for what could be the biggest Fremantle Derby in years but the other four matches in Round 14 of the WAFL have plenty riding on the results as well. The battle for finals positions continues to heat up in the 2022 WAFL season and that goes up another level in Saturday's Round 14 action Read More ...