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Match Report – Swans win colts premiership in thriller

Saturday, October 2, 2021 - 2:38 PM - by Chris Pike
SWAN Districts has cashed in a dominant season in the Simply Energy Colts by delivering a terrific fourth quarter to defeat Claremont by eight points in Saturday's Grand Final at Optus Stadium. Swans had been the standout team this Colts season winning 15 of 16 games during the home and away season to claim the minor premiership with a four-game gap on the second placed Read More ...

Match Report – Perth reserves end Demons drought

Saturday, October 2, 2021 - 11:54 AM - by Chris Pike
THE longest WAFL premiership drought is over with Perth holding on in a thrilling Reserves Grand Final over Subiaco on Saturday to give the Demons a first premiership in any grade this century. The pickings have been slim this century for the Demons with the club's last premiership being the colts triumph of 1999 with the reserves having not won a flag since 1996 and Read More ...

Grand Final Preview – Subiaco v South Fremantle

Friday, October 1, 2021 - 11:48 AM - by Chris Pike
DON'T expect a goal feast as two defensive beasts lock horns in Saturday's WAFL Grand Final but with Subiaco looking for a fifth premiership in eight years and South Fremantle to go back-to-back, it should be quite the battle. Subiaco and South Fremantle have regularly occupied the top two positions dating back to 2016, and it's again the case in 2021 with the minor premiership Read More ...

Simply Energy Colts Grand Final Preview – Claremont v Swan Districts

Friday, October 1, 2021 - 10:57 AM - by Chris Pike
SWAN Districts and Claremont resurrect their fascinating WAFL Colts rivalry when they lock horns in Saturday's Simply Energy Grand Final at Optus Stadium. Swans and the Tigers played in two fascinating Grand Final battles at colts level back in 2014 and 2015 where they won a premiership each against the other, and now they clash with another flag on the line this Saturday. Swan Districts Read More ...

Reserves Grand Final Preview – Perth v Subiaco

Friday, October 1, 2021 - 10:54 AM - by Chris Pike
PERTH won its way straight to the reserves Grand Final for 2021 impressively but Subiaco come into the game off the high of a stirring preliminary final fightback to set up a terrific contest for Optus Stadium. The reserves Grand Final will open the day at Optus Stadium on Saturday and will feature Perth taking on Subiaco. That's a Demons team that features a pair Read More ...

Player Focus | South Fremantle's Jake Florenca

Thursday, September 30, 2021 - 9:11 PM - by Chris Pike
HE had become a key South Fremantle midfielder by the 2019 Grand Final and then was the heartbreaking story to miss the premiership of 2020 but now Jake Florenca could provide a fairytale story for the Bulldogs on Saturday. Florenca began his South Fremantle career knowing of his family ties to the club but he had to wait patiently for a regular spot in the Read More ...

Coach Focus | Subiaco's Beau Wardman

Thursday, September 30, 2021 - 8:00 PM - by Chris Pike
SUBIACO couldn’t have bounced back more emphatically from a down year in 2020 to be the 2021 minor premiers, win straight into another Grand Final and coach Beau Wardman hopes they can just keep that going for one more game on Saturday. Subiaco has been quite the powerhouse not only in recent years but for virtually this whole century and when the Lions run out Read More ...

Sandover Medal: Vote Breakdown

Thursday, September 30, 2021 - 2:35 PM
Breakdown of votes for the Sandover, Prendergast & Jack Clarke Medals.   See a full club by club, round by round summary for each of the three medals along with a Top 10.   CLICK HERE   Read More ...

Coach Focus | South Fremantle's Todd Curley

Wednesday, September 29, 2021 - 10:05 PM - by Chris Pike
IF three premiership players can prove their fitness for South Fremantle this week coach Todd Curley will have some selection headaches to make, but no matter the final 22 he is bursting with pride with his Bulldogs for reaching a third straight WAFL Grand Final. Curley certainly felt that the Bulldogs had been largely written off coming into Sunday's preliminary against Claremont at Fremantle Community Read More ...

2021 Optus WAFL Grand Final - Key Information

Wednesday, September 29, 2021 - 9:05 PM
The 2021 Optus WAFL Grand Final returns to Optus Stadium to play host to the 137th WAFL Grand Final. The Oputs WAFL League, Simply Energy Colts and the WAFL Reserves will all be played on Saturday October 2, creating the WA Festival of Footy. Key Times: 9.00am- Gate A Opens 9.20am- Reserves Bouncedown 12.00pm- Gate D Opens 12.10pm- Simply Energy Colts Bouncedown 1.00pm- Footy Fan Read More ...

Player Focus | Subiaco's Lachlan Delahunty

Wednesday, September 29, 2021 - 8:49 PM - by Chris Pike
IT has been a season not quite like any other for Subiaco ruckman Lachlan Delahunty but what is now familiar is that he's preparing for a seventh Grand Final in eight years at the Lions and yet another battle with South Fremantle workhorse Brock Higgins. Delahunty elected to make the move west to join Subiaco from Frankston in the VFL back in 2014 and it Read More ...

Bailey Rogers claims 2021 Sandover Medal

Tuesday, September 28, 2021 - 11:09 PM
Claremont midfielder Bailey Rogers has capped off an incredible individual season by claiming the 2021 Sandover Medal on Tuesday night at Optus Stadium.   Rogers finished the count on 30 votes, five ahead of dual Sandover Medallist and Tigers teammate Jye Bolton (25 votes) and a trailing pack of Haiden Schloithe (South Fremantle), Aaron Black (West Perth) and Greg Clark (Subiaco) all on 22 votes. Read More ...

Rogers pips Claremont teammate for Sandover Medal

Tuesday, September 28, 2021 - 10:45 PM - by Chris Pike
JYE Bolton told anyone that would listen late in the 2021 WAFL season that his teammate Bailey Rogers was the best player in the competition, and that was confirmed on Tuesday night at the Sandover Medal count. Just two days after a heartbreaking preliminary final exit, it was the Claremont pair left fighting it out for the Sandover Medal of 2021 coming into the final Read More ...

Sandover Medal - Live Stream

Tuesday, September 28, 2021 - 11:29 AM
It's WA Football's night of nights. For the first time in WA Football history, the Sandover Medal and WA Football Hall of Fame inductions will take place on the same evening. Join us live at Optus Stadium via The West Australian Sport from 7.00pm. WATCH HERE --> https://bit.ly/3ig4jGn Read More ...

Match Report – Bulldogs hold out Tigers in preliminary final

Sunday, September 26, 2021 - 10:37 PM - by Chris Pike
ANOTHER chapter was written into the budding South Fremantle-Claremont rivalry and this time the Bulldogs prevailed in Sunday's preliminary final at Fremantle Community Bank Oval on the back of keeping the Tigers goalless for three quarters. It was the sixth time that the Bulldogs and Tigers had met in a final in the past three WAFL seasons with the incredible quirk being that all of Read More ...