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Match Report – Swans move closer to securing finals

Sunday, July 25, 2021 - 1:03 AM - by Charlie McCormack
SWAN Districts proved too good for Perth once again on Saturday at Steel Blue Oval to bounce back from last week's loss to win by 24 points and go a long way to locking a return to finals. Swans were disappointed with a six-goal home loss to the reigning premiers South Fremantle last Saturday but they responded strongly this Saturday to beat the Demons by Read More ...

Match Report – Tigers too much at home for Sharks

Sunday, July 25, 2021 - 12:53 AM - by Matt Paddick
IT might only be for 24 hours, but Claremont has moved to the top of the WAFL ladder once again after a solid 43-point win over East Fremantle on the back of a dominant premiership quarter – the third. They say the third quarter is the premiership quarter where teams look to go to another level to secure a win and Claremont did exactly that Read More ...

Match Report – Eagles just deny Royals fightback

Sunday, July 25, 2021 - 12:41 AM - by Breanna Redhead
THE West Coast Eagles were just able to deny what would have been a remarkable comeback victory from East Perth Leederville Oval on Saturday despite a scoreless last quarter. The Eagles looked to have their third win of the season all sewn up with a 38-point lead at three quarter-time in a stark contrast to their Round 7 showing against the Royals where they only Read More ...

Round 16 Optus WAFL Preview

Friday, July 23, 2021 - 2:01 PM - by Chris Pike
WE are getting towards the business end of the WAFL season and what a Round 16 awaits this weekend with top spot going on the line with any of three teams being capable of finishing there by Sunday night. Round 16 in the 2021 Optus WAFL Premiership Season is split over Saturday and Sunday afternoons with Subiaco, Claremont and South Fremantle all fighting over top Read More ...

WAFL Team of Round 15

Wednesday, July 21, 2021 - 9:48 AM - by Chris Pike
IT was another weekend of big results and standout performances in Round 15 of the WAFL with Subiaco, Claremont, South Fremantle and West Perth all battling for top spot now but a whole host of individuals are standing out along the way. It was another huge weekend in the 2021 Optus WAFL Premiership Season with four of the five matches taking place on Saturday afternoon Read More ...

Optus WAFL Round 15 Wrap

Tuesday, July 20, 2021 - 10:12 AM - by Chris Pike
THE top four teams in the WAFL broke further away from the pack after Subiaco, Claremont, South Fremantle and West Perth all recorded Round 15 victories with East Perth keeping its slim finals hopes alive by also picking up four points. Two of the top five teams did battle on Saturday as part of Round 15 in the 2021 Optus WAFL Premiership Season with South Read More ...

Match Report – Tigers with crucial win over Thunder

Sunday, July 18, 2021 - 6:53 PM - by Alex Ventouras
CLAREMONT kept itself right in the hunt for top spot and put a significant dent in Peel Thunder's hops of returning to the finals having battled hard for a nine-point win at muddy David Grays Arena on Sunday. The game in Mandurah was the last of Round 15 and had plenty at stake for both teams with Claremont needing to bounce back from losses to Read More ...

Match Report – Falcons break Sharks hearts at death

Sunday, July 18, 2021 - 10:20 AM - by Chris Pike
EAST Fremantle started on fire at Joondalup on Saturday but ultimately left Provident Financial Oval with their hearts broken with West Perth snatching the win thanks to a Nathan Alexandre go-ahead goal just before the siren. The form of the two teams couldn’t have been more contrasting coming into the game with West Perth the on-fire side of the WAFL on the back of winning Read More ...

Match Report – Reigning premiers too good for Swans

Sunday, July 18, 2021 - 9:23 AM - by Charlie McCormack
SOUTH Fremantle's premiership defence continues to gather momentum and it's through a blend of youth and experience who are delivering after a commanding 36-point win on the road to Swan Districts on Saturday. There might have been some concern over the premiership credentials of the Bulldogs going back several weeks when they suffered surprise losses to Perth and East Perth, but that has now been Read More ...

Match Report – Lions' revenge over Eagles

Sunday, July 18, 2021 - 9:04 AM - by Matt Paddick
THE West Coast Eagles shocked Subiaco to get their first win of 2021 at their expense a month ago but the Lions reversed that result at Leederville Oval on Saturday with a solid 20-point victory. After losing their opening eight games of the 2021 Optus WAFL Premiership Season, the Eagles stunned the top-of-the-table Lions with a five-point win back in Round 11. However, Subiaco was Read More ...

Match Report – Royals overpower Demons

Sunday, July 18, 2021 - 8:38 AM - by Breanna Redhead
EAST Perth rebounded from their loss to West Perth to resume their season-best form of 2021 to overpower Perth by eight points at Mineral Resources Park on Saturday. The Royals had won consecutive matches for the first time of the season before last week's five-goal derby loss to the Falcons.  But East Perth did kick the only five goals of the last quarter in that Read More ...

Round 15 Optus WAFL Preview

Friday, July 16, 2021 - 9:57 AM - by Chris Pike
AFTER such an eventful NAIDOC Round in the WAFL last weekend, the five matches this week are going to be critical as the race for the finals heats up. Coming into Round 15 of the Optus WAFL Premiership Season, it's going to take a remarkable run of form from one of the teams outside the top five at present for one of them to play Read More ...

Ella Smith claims 2021 Dhara Kerr Medal

Wednesday, July 14, 2021 - 10:03 PM
Claremont Football Club captain Ella Smith has capped a remarkable season to be crowned the 2021 Dhara Kerr Medallist at the WAFL Women’s Awards on Wednesday night at Crown Ballroom. The energetic midfielder claimed the Optus WAFL Women’s fairest and best award after finishing with 15 votes alongside Subiaco’s Abbey Dowrick, who was deemed ineligible to win the award after being suspended in Round 15.  Read More ...

WAFL Team of NAIDOC Round

Wednesday, July 14, 2021 - 9:49 AM - by Chris Pike
WHAT a NAIDOC Round it was in the WAFL and that's highlighted by the brilliant performances that not only earned selection in the Team of the Week, but that also missed out from the five matches on Saturday as part of Round 14. The 2021 Optus WAFL Premiership Season resumed with NAIDOC Round with all five matches on Saturday afternoon and by the end of Read More ...

Optus WAFL NAIDOC Round Wrap

Tuesday, July 13, 2021 - 1:08 PM - by Chris Pike
THE teams had a week of frustration to burn off and the result was a fantastic NAIDOC Round of WAFL football on Saturday with another cracking South Fremantle-Claremont battle while West Perth and Swan Districts kept winning, and Subiaco and Peel also had wins. Round 13 was forced to be postponed last weekend thanks to COVID-19 meaning all 10 WAFL clubs had an extra week Read More ...