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State 16s End Carnival Campaign with Stunning Result 

Monday, July 11, 2022 - 2:22 PM - by Mark Readings
WA has ended its NAB U16 AFL National Championship campaign on a high with a win over the previously unbeaten Vic Metro side in Adelaide.  The West Australians ran out winners by 16 points after setting up the victory in the first quarter, booting five goals to two.  The performance drew high praise from coach Ross McQueen, who oversaw back-to-back success against Vic Country and Read More ...

MRP Summary - Round 12

Monday, July 11, 2022 - 12:37 PM - by Rachael Osborne
The WAFL Match Review Panel has assessed the following incident from Round 12 of the WAFL League competition.   1. Will Collins (Swan Districts) has been charged with striking Harry Quartermaine (Perth) during the Swan Districts v Perth game at Steel Blue Oval on Saturday 9 July. In summary, the above-mentioned can accept a reprimand with an early guilty plea.    Based on the available evidence, Read More ...

WA Mentor Embraces Role at Bachar Houli Academy Camp

Friday, July 8, 2022 - 12:33 PM - by Mark Readings
Teenage Muslim women have been mentored by West Australian Football Commission Multicultural Officer Pinar Komur as part of an ongoing program at the Bachar Houli Foundation.  Last week, The Bachar Houli Senior Girls Leadership Academy Camp was held in Melbourne.  The Academy is a residential camp for Muslim girls between the ages of 15 and 17 and focuses on increasing physical activity to promote health Read More ...

NAIDOC Week Round 12 WAFL Preview

Friday, July 8, 2022 - 9:17 AM - by Chris Pike
THE 2022 WAFL season resumes on Saturday with Round 12 acknowledging NAIDOC Week with Indigenous culture celebrated across the competition with five fascinating match ups. The WAFL season took a break last weekend for Round 11 but the action resumes with all five matches taking place this Saturday afternoon as the race for top five spots heats up now that we are in the back half Read More ...

Exciting Finale to Home and Away WAFL Season in Fixture Release

Friday, July 8, 2022 - 6:53 AM
THE countdown to the finals is underway with the West Australian Football Commission releasing the last group of fixtures for the 2022 Home and Away WAFL season.  Rounds 15 to 20 have been locked in, with several critical matchups set to make it a thrilling build up to the finals.  WAFC Executive Manager WAFL and Talent, Scott Baker believes the unpredictability of results will continue.  Read More ...

NAIDOC Week Celebration of Indigenous History

Thursday, July 7, 2022 - 10:46 AM - by Mark Readings
NAIDOC Week for 2022 has been launched with a wide range of activities set to take place across Western Australia.  This year’s NAIDOC Week theme is “Get Up! Stand Up! Show Up!” with people encouraged to celebrate Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander history, culture and achievements.  NAIDOC Week is held in the first full week of July, and the origins of the week can be traced Read More ...

WA U16 Side Breaks Through for Win Against Big V 

Thursday, July 7, 2022 - 10:43 AM - by Mark Readings
Highly decorated junior coach Ross McQueen has enjoyed his first victory in charge of WA at the NAB AFL U16 National Championships on the Gold Coast.  WA led by just 2 points at half time against Vic Country but kicked clear in the third quarter, booting 5 goals to 1 in wet and slippery conditions at Metricon Stadium.  Small forward Malakai Champion gave WA a Read More ...

Country Championships Return After Covid Cancellations 

Thursday, July 7, 2022 - 10:04 AM - by Mark Readings
The 2022 Nutrien Ag Solutions Country Football Championships get underway on Thursday after a two-year hiatus due to COVID.  The Carnival will be launched with the CBH Colts at Lane Group Stadium in Mandurah before Division 1 games are shared between Fremantle Community Bank Oval on Friday and Mineral Resources Park on Saturday.  Division 1 games have been scheduled for New Choice Homes Park in Read More ...

Tigers Triumph Caps Off Stunning Day for WAFLW

Monday, July 4, 2022 - 3:18 PM - by Mark Readings
IN a stunning advertisement for local women’s football, Claremont has claimed its first WAFLW premiership in an upset victory.  The Tigers defeated a brave East Fremantle in a high-tempo, high-scoring decider by eight points at Revo Fitness Stadium.  The Sharks entered the Grand Final unbeaten this season with 15 consecutive wins but were outplayed by the Tigers on their home turf.  For Claremont coach Jack Schwarze, Read More ...

WAFLW Grand Final Wrap

Monday, July 4, 2022 - 12:31 PM - by Chris Pike
THE age old question for any team on a winning streak is if it's better to lose one along the way before a Grand Final and East Fremantle might forever be wondering that now after Claremont produced a stunning upset in Saturday's WAFLW decider. The WAFLW Grand Final for 2022 took place on Saturday afternoon at Revo Fitness Stadium with East Fremantle coming into the Read More ...

WA Falls Short in Opening Game at NAB U18 National Championships

Monday, July 4, 2022 - 12:12 PM - by Mark Readings
WA’s U18 squad will quickly turn its focus to Saturday’s showdown with the Allies after being defeated in the opening match of the NAB AFL U18 National Championships in Melbourne.  The Black Swans led Vic Metro by 9 points at halftime before the home side booted eight goals to one in the third quarter to grab control of the match.  Vic Metro forward Matthew Jefferson Read More ...

WA Footy Greats Oversee Next Generation of Stars 

Friday, July 1, 2022 - 11:30 AM - by Mark Readings
WA football greats Barry Cable and Glen Jakovich have fond memories of their junior playing days, and both are proud to be associated with a local junior football competition named in their honour.  The Senior Schoolboys Cup is a high school competition run by the WAFC (with support from School Sport WA) for Year 11 & 12 boys, with the Cable Division representing the best Read More ...

Can East Fremantle Complete a Perfect WAFLW Season? 

Friday, July 1, 2022 - 10:34 AM - by Mark Readings
THE two Ccptains of the WAFLW Grand Final teams have come together ahead of Saturday’s premiership decider, with East Fremantle playing Claremont at Revo Fitness Stadium at 2.45pm.  The 2022 Grand Final will be broadcast live on the Seven Network in WA, and broadcast on 91.3 SportFM.  East Fremantle is on the cusp of becoming the first WAFLW side in the four-year history of the Read More ...

Grand Final WAFLW Preview

Friday, July 1, 2022 - 9:28 AM - by Chris Pike
WAFLW Grand Final day for 2022 is here and it will be East Fremantle taking on Claremont with the premiership cup up for grabs at Revo Fitness Stadium on Saturday. The Sharks and Tigers have been the two standout teams of the WAFLW season for 2022 and it's only fitting they will now meet in Saturday's Grand Final at Claremont's Revo Fitness Stadium. East Fremantle Read More ...

Western Australian football stars picked in 2022 NAB AFLW Draft

Thursday, June 30, 2022 - 2:37 PM
The Western Australian Football Commission is pleased to announce the following players have been selected in the 2022 NAB AFLW Draft. ELLA ROBERTS (Peel Thunder) 17 years old /175cm Ella Roberts has been selected at pick 14 by the West Coast Eagles.  One of the most talented players in the Draft, Roberts is an athletic forward or midfielder, with a great overhead contested mark. Ella is a dual premiership Read More ...