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Peel Thunder win back-to-back WAFLW premierships

Sunday, July 11, 2021 - 7:48 PM - by Chris Pike
THE most incredible of turnarounds in the WAFLW competition continued on Sunday with Peel Thunder making it back-to-back premierships with a 21-point victory against Swan Districts. The WAFLW competition was officially created back in 2019 to be the elite female football competition in Western Australia to follow the lead on the national level of the AFLW competition, but it was a tough initiation for Peel Read More ...

Match Report – Falcons continue hot form over Royals

Sunday, July 11, 2021 - 11:12 AM - by Chris Pike
WEST Perth continues to quietly emerge as a genuine premiership threat once again in 2021 after another strong 30-point victory as part of NAIDOC Round in the WAFL against East Perth on Saturday. The Falcons might once again be flying under the radar so far this Optus WAFL Premiership Season and maybe that can be put down to the fact they did lose three of Read More ...

Match Report – Germs the hero for Swans over Eagles

Sunday, July 11, 2021 - 10:21 AM - by Chris Pike
BOTH teams felt they kicked a winning goal in dramatic fashion in the dying stages but it was Swan Districts' ruckman Matthew Germs who proved the hero in his team's two-point win over the West Coast Eagles. Both teams entered the game at Bassendean's Steel Blue Oval on Saturday in winning form prior to last week's enforced break with Swans coming off a win over Read More ...

Match Report – Bulldogs beat Tigers in another thriller

Sunday, July 11, 2021 - 9:45 AM - by Charlie McCormack
THERE is just something about South Fremantle-Claremont battles at Fremantle Community Bank Oval and Saturday produced another gripping arm-wrestle with the Bulldogs holding on for a one-point triumph over the Tigers. Back to the same venue that saw the two teams produce one of the all-time great WAFL Grand Final battles with South Fremantle beating Claremont by three points in front of over 10,000 fans, Read More ...

Match Report – Thunder strike down Taylor's Sharks

Sunday, July 11, 2021 - 9:31 AM - by Breanna Redhead
NOT even the return of Geelong AFL champion Harry Taylor was enough for East Fremantle on Saturday with Peel Thunder snapping its losing slide in style at New Choice Homes Park. Peel came into the game with just the three wins for the season and on a five-game losing streak as they ventured to Shark Park as part of the WAFL's NAIDOC Round on Saturday Read More ...

Match Report – Lions roar to top of ladder

Sunday, July 11, 2021 - 9:03 AM - by Matt Paddick
IT wasn’t quite the demolition job back on the Thursday night in their last meeting but Subiaco continued to be too good for Perth cruising to a 27-point win on Saturday that took them back to the top of the WAFL ladder. Their last meeting at Lathlain's Mineral Resources Park saw Subiaco hammer Perth by 98 points and hold the Demons to just the one Read More ...

Grand Final Optus WAFLW Preview

Friday, July 9, 2021 - 1:27 PM - by Chris Pike
PEEL Thunder and Swan Districts have been the standout teams in the WAFLW competition for 2021 and it's only fitting they will now play off for the premiership in Sunday's Grand Final in Mandurah. It has worked out well that David Grays Arena was awarded hosting rights for the 2021 Optus WAFLW Grand Final because Peel Thunder earned the right to play at home for Read More ...

NAIDOC Round Optus WAFL Preview

Friday, July 9, 2021 - 12:51 PM - by Chris Pike
THE WAFL season resumes this Saturday with a full round of action and it's one of the highlights of the year with the celebration of NAIDOC Week to coincide with five critical and fascinating match ups. Round 13 of the 2021 Optus WAFL Premiership Season was forced to be postponed last weekend because of the COVID-19 restrictions, but all that has served to do is Read More ...

NAIDOC Round: Every Club's Guernsey

Friday, July 9, 2021 - 9:31 AM
In Round 14 of the 2021 Optus WAFL Season we celebrate NAIDOC Round. Started in 2007 by South Fremantle and Claremont Football Clubs and then adopted League wide in 2009, the WAFL has celebrated the rich history, culture and achievements of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people to our great game. This year’s NAIDOC Week theme is ‘Heal Country’, calling for all Australians to embrace First Read More ...

Rio Tinto partners with WA Football Indigenous Programs

Thursday, July 8, 2021 - 1:04 PM
The West Australian Football Commission (WAFC) has welcomed Rio Tinto as the principal partner of its Indigenous Programs, developed to strengthen relationships and connection with West Australian & Indigenous communities through the power of football.  Rio Tinto’s major investment into WA Football Indigenous programs over the next three years will be the cornerstone for the WAFC to deliver upon its Reconciliation Action Plan.  The partnership Read More ...

WAFLW Grand Final Game Day Info

Wednesday, July 7, 2021 - 10:10 AM
The 2021 Optus WAFLW Grand Final heads south to Mandurah for the first time when David Grays Arena hosts the 3rd Optus WAFLW Grand Final.  The Optus WAFLW League, Simply Energy Rogers Cup and WAFLW Reserves will all be played on Sunday July 11, showcasing some of the best talent across the state. Key Times: 8.30am– Gates Open 10.30am – Rogers Cup Bouncedown (West Perth Read More ...

WAFL Emerging Stars

Tuesday, July 6, 2021 - 1:06 PM - by Charlie McCormack
THE 2021 WAFL season has unearthed several new stars of the competition, with some role players emerging into key players for their sides while others have graduated from the reserves to make their mark on the competition at league level. Here is your team’s emerging star from the first half of the season.   CLAREMONT - Jack Buller After Alec Waterman left to Essendon after Read More ...

WAFC Statement: COVID-19 Update

Friday, July 2, 2021 - 4:40 PM
Following today’s announcement by the WA State Government regarding post lockdown restrictions within the Perth and Peel regions from 12.01am, Saturday July 3, the West Australian Football Commission has issued an update to all participants and clubs. As football recommences across the state, clubs, participants and spectators are reminded of the requirement to follow the WA State Government restrictions currently in place. WAFL & WAFLW Read More ...

Harry Taylor returns to East Fremantle

Thursday, July 1, 2021 - 2:34 PM
One of East Fremantle's favourite sons will make a highly-anticipated comeback next week after Harry Taylor offered to return to the Sharks in search of a finals appearance.  It's been nearly 14 years since Taylor played a WAFL game, ironically if he lines up for the Sharks next week, it will be his 50th.  Taylor's decroated AFL career speaks for itself, playing 280 games for Read More ...

WAFL Team of Round 12

Wednesday, June 30, 2021 - 12:05 PM - by Chris Pike
IT was a thrilling Round 12 in the WAFL with nail-biting wins for Swan Districts, East Perth and West Perth while South Fremantle and the West Coast Eagles were also victorious with plenty of players impressing across the board. It was a remarkable situation where with all games played in the same Saturday afternoon time slot in Round 12 of the 2021 Optus WAFL Premiership Read More ...