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WAFL Match Review - Finals Week 1

Monday, September 13, 2021 - 1:29 PM
The WAFL Match Review Panel has assessed the following incidents from Week 1 of the Optus WAFL League Finals; 1. Timm House (Claremont) was reported for rough conduct on Zach Dent (South Fremantle) during the Qualifying Final between South Fremantle and Claremont at Fremantle Community Bank Oval on Saturday, September 11. In summary, the above mentioned can accept a two (2) match sanction with an Read More ...

Match Report – Antonio the hero as Falcons break Swans' heart

Sunday, September 12, 2021 - 7:15 PM - by Charlie McCormack
A LAST gasp goal to Mitch Antonio has seen West Perth prevail over Swan Districts by four points in an epic elimination final at Provident Financial Oval on Sunday. With his side trailing by under a goal with less than a minute remaining, Antonio got on the end of a Rudy Riddoch forward entry and converted from 20 metres out on a slight angle to Read More ...

Match Report – Bulldogs beat Tigers in one-point classic

Saturday, September 11, 2021 - 11:55 PM - by Breanna Redhead
THEIR fifth finals meeting in three years produced another instant classic with South Fremantle only managing to beat Claremont by a solitary point in the qualifying final thanks to a missed Tigers shot after the siren. It is developing into the most remarkable of recent rivalries in the WAFL and after meeting twice in each of the past two finals series including an all-time classic Read More ...

WAFL Elimination Final Preview

Friday, September 10, 2021 - 11:50 AM - by Chris Pike
WEST Perth and Swan Districts more often than not produce fascinating contests with one another and this Sunday with their seasons on the line it should prove no different. West Perth and Swan Districts will lock horns in the elimination final on Sunday at Joondalup's Provident Financial Oval with the winner to stay alive and advance to next week's first semi-final against either South Fremantle Read More ...

WAFL Qualifying Final Preview

Friday, September 10, 2021 - 10:13 AM - by Chris Pike
SOUTH Fremantle and Claremont renew hostilities in finals once again on Saturday at Fremantle Community Bank Oval remarkably for the fifth time in the past three years with a spot against Subiaco on the line. The Bulldogs and Tigers have built up quite the rivalry in recent years and that has seen them play two finals each of the past two seasons with all four Read More ...

Finals Analysis – Subiaco

Thursday, September 9, 2021 - 6:27 PM - by Charlie McCormack
AFTER unexpectedly missing the finals last season, Subiaco have made a quick return to September action in 2021 and appear a good chance for their third flag in four seasons after locking up the minor premiership in the final round. Subiaco was one of the teams hardest hit during the COVID-19 impacted and shortened 2020 WAFL season which saw their run of dominance come to Read More ...

Metro Central Stage A Night to Remember 

Thursday, September 9, 2021 - 4:31 PM
Metro Central Stage A Night to Remember  The Central Conference community came together on Monday Night for the 2021 Best and Fairest Medal showcase at the spectacular Heath Ledger Theatre in Perth. Over 500 club participants, volunteers and spectators attended the night of nights, where the conference celebrated the top three players in each division across the zone this season. The night was hosted by WAFC Read More ...

Finals Analysis – Claremont

Thursday, September 9, 2021 - 2:45 PM - by Alex Ventouras
CLAREMONT has been banging on the door of a premiership for some time now and for so many of this playing group that's been there for the whole ride, it could very well be now or never for the Tigers. Claremont was the dominant WAFL team at the turn of the decade winning four straight minor premierships between 2010-13 which they converted into three Grand Read More ...

Finals Analysis – Swan Districts

Thursday, September 9, 2021 - 1:00 PM - by Chris Pike
SWAN Districts have qualified for the WAFL finals for the first time since 2017 and for the first time with Adam Pickering as coach, and the black-and-whites will now be looking to make the most of the opportunity ahead of them. Swans do have their work cut out to make something of this return to finals action having finished in fifth position meaning they will Read More ...

WAFL Team of Round 22

Wednesday, September 8, 2021 - 2:20 PM - by Chris Pike
WHAT a finish it was to the 2021 Optus WAFL Premiership Season with it going right down to the wire to determine positions inside the top five while there were no shortage of standout performers. Saturday's four matches presented the last opportunity for the top five teams to gear up for the upcoming finals series and to try and attempt to finish as high on Read More ...

WAFC signs MoU with leading Concussion Research Body

Wednesday, September 8, 2021 - 9:04 AM
Following the recent release of the AFL National Concussion Guidelines for Australian Football, the WAFC is committed to developing a wide-ranging and coordinated strategy to tackle the issue of concussion in Football across Western Australia.   Leading the development of this strategy, the WAFC has today signed an MoU with Connectivity Traumatic Brain Injury Australia, a not-for-profit organisation that works to raise awareness of all severities Read More ...

Finals Analysis – South Fremantle

Tuesday, September 7, 2021 - 6:44 PM - by Breanna Redhead
SOUTH Fremantle is attempting to make it back-to-back premierships and after only missing top spot by one kick in the finish and with key players set to return for the finals run, the Bulldogs appear as though they will be tough to stop. Coming off breaking through to win the premiership last year on home turf at Fremantle Community Bank Oval on the back of Read More ...

Finals Analysis – West Perth

Tuesday, September 7, 2021 - 6:29 PM - by Matt Paddick
WEST Perth has been a regular contender since their last premiership in 2013 and even though they enter the 2021 final series from fourth position, this could very well be the year the Falcons make that extra leap. At the end of Round 8, West Perth were in trouble with just three wins to their name and placed eighth on the WAFL ladder. The Falcons Read More ...

Matthew Parker returns to South Fremantle

Tuesday, September 7, 2021 - 4:36 PM
Matthew Parker will return to South Fremantle Football Club for the remainder of the 2021 Optus WAFL Season after being approved to play by the Richmond Football Club.   Under the WAFL Rules and Regulations, any WAFL player that is selected in the Mid-Season Rookie Draft has the right to return to their original club to participate in finals.   The West Australian Football Commission, Read More ...

Optus WAFL Round 22 Wrap

Tuesday, September 7, 2021 - 10:39 AM - by Chris Pike
IT was the most remarkable of finishes to the WAFL season on Saturday with it taking until the final siren of the last game to end to know just who would finish as minor premiers, and who wouldn’t and wouldn’t be playing next week. The final round of the Optus WAFL Premiership Season for 2021 certainly presented four fascinating match ups with the five positions Read More ...