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Bulldogs beat Falcons to start premiership defence

Saturday, April 3, 2021 - 5:49 PM - by Breanna Redhead
SOUTH Fremantle proved its premiership class breaking away in the second half to begin their flag defence with a thrilling 21-point victory over West Perth at Fremantle Community Bank Oval. West Perth came out fighting to start the game, defensive pressure causing South Fremantle to scramble for the ball, with Keegan Knott producing an early lead for the Falcons with the season opener. Read More ...

Subiaco flex muscles on Good Friday over Royals

Friday, April 2, 2021 - 8:30 PM - by Alex Ventouras
SUBIACO has shown its intentions to bounce back for a rare down year in 2020 by producing a commanding second half performance to beat East Perth at Leederville Oval on Good Friday. The Leederville Oval co-tenants have made it an annual fixture to clash on Good Friday and after missing out on the occasion last year thanks to COVID-19, they resumed to open the WAFL season and the Royals took it right up to the Lions. Read More ...

Sharks too strong for Thunder in Mandurah

Friday, April 2, 2021 - 7:41 PM - by Charlie McCormack
A clinical third quarter has helped East Fremantle to a comfortable 32-point opening round WAFL triumph against Peel Thunder on Good Friday at David Grays Arena. After an even first half, a six-goal to two third quarter helped the Sharks to a 15.16 (106) to 11.8 (74) victory in what has now become an annual Good Friday fixture between the two clubs in Mandurah. Read More ...

2021 Simply Energy Colts Season Preview

Thursday, April 1, 2021 - 5:05 PM
The Simply Energy WAFL Colts competition is set for an exciting season in 2021. The season will commence on the Easter weekend in April, and will revert back to a 21-round home-and-away season inclusive of byes, with all teams to play each other twice before the finals series.  Read More ...

Round 1 Optus WAFL Preview

Thursday, April 1, 2021 - 1:19 PM - by Chris Pike
THERE is great anticipation ahead for the 2021 Optus WAFL Premiership Season and it all gets underway on Good Friday with two big match ups ahead of three on Saturday highlighted by a preliminary final rematch from last year. Despite the 2020 WAFL season having a delayed start, once it got up and going it proved to be a great success and in a COVID-19 affected world, having the competition back up and running actually proved a significant boon for the community at large. Read More ...

Introducing the 2021 Optus WAFL Season

Thursday, April 1, 2021 - 10:20 AM
They say a week is a long time in footy, but this past 12 months has felt nothing short of an eternity for football across the country.  It’s been exactly 382 days since the WAFL was stopped in its tracks on the eve of the 2020 campaign by COVID-19, thus  beginning the slogan of a ‘season like no other.’ Read More ...

WAFC announces Board changes

Wednesday, March 31, 2021 - 5:34 PM
After five years of quality service to WA Football, Hon. Cheryl Edwardes AM has stepped down from the Board of the West Australian Football Commission due to new work commitments.   Mrs Edwardes joined the Board in 2016 becoming just the third female Commissioner to be appointed, bringing a wealth of experience to all areas of the organisation. Read More ...

Optus WAFLW Round 6 Wrap

Monday, March 29, 2021 - 1:36 PM - by Chris Pike
SWAN Districts has confirmed its place as the team to beat this Optus WAFLW Premiership Season after remaining undefeated after a Round 6 win over Claremont with Subiaco and Peel Thunder also victorious. Swan Districts and Claremont had met back in the opening round of the 2021 WAFLW season with Swans winning a tight affair, and in the five weeks since both teams had gone about their winning ways. Read More ...

Western Australia suffer defeat at AFLW U19s National Championships

Sunday, March 28, 2021 - 12:49 PM
The Simply Energy AFLW WA Under 19s have narrowly been defeated by South Australia in their opening round of the Under 19s National Championships at Flinders University Stadium on Sunday. Despite dominating large periods of the game, the Western Australian girls couldn’t convert in front of goal, going down in a thriller by six points.   Peel’s Ella Roberts was outstanding for the visitors, showing her versatility throughout the contest, racking up several possessions and taking Read More ...

Round 6 Optus WAFLW Preview

Friday, March 26, 2021 - 4:22 PM - by Chris Pike
WE could very well be in store for the best round of the 2021 Optus WAFLW Premiership Season this weekend with all three games pitting evenly matched opponents against one another highlighted by the top-of-the-table clash between Swan Districts and Claremont. This round couldn’t possibly be better set up in terms of the even nature of all three contests with first and second going at it, third and fourth playing off, and then the fifth Read More ...

Optus WAFLW Round 5 Wrap

Tuesday, March 23, 2021 - 1:05 AM - by Chris Pike
EAST Fremantle opened Round 5 in the Optus WAFLW Premiership Season with a derby victory on Friday night before Claremont and Swan Districts continued their strong form across the weekend. Friday night at Fremantle Community Bank Oval was the scene to open Round 5 in the WAFLW season with the second ever derby to take place in the competition. South Fremantle was chasing its first ever victory but it wasn’t to be with East Fremantle Read More ...

Round 5 Optus WAFLW Preview

Friday, March 19, 2021 - 5:43 PM - by Chris Pike
IT'S Round 5 in the 2021 Optus WAFLW Premiership Season and the three games are spread over three days beginning with just the second ever derby of the competition on Friday night. With a game on Friday night, Saturday and Sunday, it shapes as a fascinating Round 5 of the WAFLW season and while not taking anything away from the other two match ups, Claremont's clash with Peel Thunder on Saturday looks especially enticing. The Read More ...

WAFL Tribunal Update - Josh Treacy

Wednesday, March 17, 2021 - 9:29 PM
Josh Treacy (Peel Thunder) has been found guilty at the WAFL Tribunal tonight, Wednesday, March 17, of striking Brady Grey (Perth) during the WAFL Pre-Season game between Peel Thunder and Perth at David Grays Arena on Saturday, March 13.  In summary, Treacy pleaded not guilty and received a two (2) match sanction which must be served in the WAFL home-and-away season.    Based on the available evidence, the incident was assessed as careless conduct, medium Read More ...

Optus WAFLW Round 4 Wrap

Tuesday, March 16, 2021 - 12:05 AM - by Chris Pike
SWAN Districts has kept its undefeated start to the 2021 Optus WAFLW Premiership Season rolling with a win on the road on Sunday to close Round 4 after Claremont and Peel Thunder had earlier won impressively as well. Round 4 in the Optus WAFLW Premiership Season got underway on Saturday evening at Leederville Oval and Claremont continued its strong start to 2021 with a third straight victory. The Tigers handed Subiaco a third consecutive defeat Read More ...

WAFL Match Review Panel Update

Monday, March 15, 2021 - 4:48 PM
The following Match Review Panel offer will be contested at the WAFL Tribunal on Wednesday, March 17 at 6.00pm: 1. Josh Treacy (Peel Thunder) was cited for striking Brady Grey (Perth) during the Pre-Season game between Peel Thunder and Perth at David Grays Arena on Saturday, March 13. Based on the available evidence, the incident was assessed as intentional conduct, medium impact and high contact.  The following Match Review Panel offer has been accepted: 2. Read More ...