East Perth end Sharks six game run

Monday, July 14, 2014 - 9:51 AM

EAST Perth have made it nine from their past nine, downing East Fremantle by 28-points, 14.20 (104) to 11.10 (76), and ending the Sharks six game winning run at Medibank Stadium on Saturday.

The Royals got an early break on the Sharks with five goals to two in the first quarter, but East Fremantle had closed the deficit to 16 points by half-time and gained the lead momentarily during the third, before Fraser McInnes kicked a Read More [+]

East Perth to tackle Sharks

Friday, July 11, 2014 - 11:36 AM

EAST Perth will take on East Fremantle at home at Medibank Stadium tomorrow. 

The Royals and Sharks last met in round seven at East Fremantle Oval when East Perth claimed victory by 10-points. In 2013, the Royals claimed two wins from two games, however, both teams are coming off winning runs. East Perth have won their past eight while East Fremantle have claimed their last six.

From the winning side against Peel last weekend, Blayne Wilson, Simon Read More [+]

Royals down Thunder

Monday, July 7, 2014 - 9:41 AM

East Perth have continued their winning form downing Peel Thunder by 63-points, 16.13 (109) to 6.10 (46), in NAIDOC Round at Medibank Stadium on Saturday.

The victory makes it eight consecutive wins for the Royals who remain on top of the ladder after Round 15.

It was an good afternoon for the Royals with the club also notching wins in the Reserves and Colts.

Josh Smith kicked four goals with Mitch Howlett, Dom Sheed, Steven Wityk Read More [+]

NAIDOC Round clash with Peel

Friday, July 4, 2014 - 11:03 AM

EAST Perth will take on Peel Thunder at home at Medibank Stadium tomorrow in NAIDOC Round. 

The Royals and Peel last met in round one at Bendigo Bank Stadium when East Perth claimed victory by 19 points. In 2013, the Royals claimed two wins from three games against the Thunder. However, with a win earlier this season the Royals will be aiming for three in a row against a Peel side that lost to Subiaco last Saturday.

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Powell-Pepper Named State 16s Captain

Thursday, July 3, 2014 - 2:51 PM

Mt Hawthorn junior footballer, Sam Powell-Pepper, has been named captain of the WA State 16s team that leaves today to take part in the 2014 NAB AFL National 16s Championships on the Gold Coast, from July 5-12

Powell-Pepper is one of 5 players from East Perth’s city and country zones to be selected in the squad, and one of three Royals in the leadership group.  The other East Perth players in the squad are Stan Read More [+]

East Perth fall short against Williamstown

Wednesday, July 2, 2014 - 10:13 AM

EAST Perth were unable to hold off a fast finishing Williamstown who ran out 24-point winners, 10.11 (71) to 7.5 (47), in the Foxtel Cup Semi Final at Patersons Stadium last night.

The Royals led at quarter time stretching their lead to 16-points early in the second quarter, but the Seagulls were up to the task, matching East Perth’s intensity. They kicked the last three goals of the second quarter to take a two point advantage at the Read More [+]

East Perth face Williamstown in Foxtel Cup Semi Final

Monday, June 30, 2014 - 3:59 PM

EAST Perth will face VFL side Williamstown in the Foxtel Cup tomorrow night at Patersons Stadium with a place in the Grand Final at stake.

Williamstown are currently fourth on the VFL ladder, with an 8-4 record. While, the Royals have a 10-2 record.

The Royals qualified for the semi final following their 50-point thumping of reigning SANFL premiers Norwood in late May. While Williamstown also had a huge 45-point win over Aspley at the Read More [+]

Royals visit Junior clubs

Monday, June 30, 2014 - 1:40 PM

East Perth players took a trip down memory lane on Thursday visiting their junior clubs as a part of the Royals District program.

Players conducted training, running through skills and had a question and answer session with kids from Noranda, Beechboro, Ballajura, Bayswater, Coolbinia, Ellenbrook, Morley, Mount Hawthorn and Mt Lawley junior football clubs.

Jarrad Oakley-Nicholls, Agid Gardoud and 

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East Perth Forever celebrates 60 years

Thursday, June 26, 2014 - 11:39 AM

Former East Perth and Geelong great, John K. Watts, wrote East Perth Forever in 1954.

The song is sung to the tune of Anchors Aweigh. 

Watts also wrote the theme song of Geelong Football Club (We are Geelong) following the club's 1963 premiership.

At the time the closest version to a club song the Royals had was a personalised version of ‘We’re a Mob of Drongos’. 

Whilst on an interstate trip to Shepparton and Melbourne, Eric Read More [+]

The Royal Show

Monday, June 23, 2014 - 3:23 PM

East Perth built a match-winning half time lead to hold off a fast finishing Claremont in wet conditions at the Showgrounds on Saturday.

The Royals kicked six goals to two in the first quarter and another four to one in the second to lead by 49 points at the main break. Claremont then kicked four goals to East Perth’s two behinds in the third cutting the margin to 25 at the last change, with the Read More [+]