Around the Grounds - Round 18

Thursday, August 2, 2018 - 7:36 PM

Three massive WAFL clashes are set to unfold this Saturday and there will also be fun activities, events and competitions taking place at all venues for fans, their families and club members.

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WA players to attend AFL Draft Combine

Thursday, August 2, 2018 - 4:50 PM

A total of 11 WAFL players have been invited to undertake testing at the NAB AFL National Draft Combine from Tuesday October 2 to Friday October 5.

Jordan Clark, pictured, has been invited to the National Combine following his impressive performance for WA at the NAB AFL National 18s Championships which earnt him the WA MVP award.

Luke English and Sydney Stack who were selected for the All-Australians 18s team were also invited.

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Round 17 Match Previews

Friday, July 27, 2018 - 3:51 PM - by Chris Pike

WITH Claremont trying to take the challenge up to Subiaco, West Perth needing to respond to a challenge week off-field and Swan Districts and East Fremantle trying to end six-game losing streaks, they are just some of the things to look out for in Round 17 of the 2018 WAFL season.

There is plenty to look out for in Round 17 of the WAFL with Subiaco out to stay unbeaten, West Perth to remain second and Perth to take another step towards ending its 21-year finals drought.

Claremont then has to find a way to upset Subiaco to remain in the top five while Peel Thunder, East Perth and Swan Districts try to stay in the finals hunt and East Fremantle tries to win its third match for the season and end a six-game losing slide.

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Round 16 Colts Wrap

Friday, July 27, 2018 - 12:39 PM - by Chris Pike

SUBIACO remain top of the WAFL Colts despite having the bye in Round 16 with fellow top teams Peel Thunder and Swan Districts losing while East Fremantle and South Fremantle scored strong victories as West Perth and Claremont kept their finals hopes alive.

It was a big round in the colts action with the league-leading Subiaco having the bye and all other eight teams remaining in finals contention with the battle right on for the top four spots, and then the other five clubs all fighting over fifth position.

All four games were played on Saturday morning in challenging conditions but it produced some fascinating results starting with South Fremantle beating an inaccurate Peel Thunder 5.11 (41) to 3.19 (37) at Bendigo Bank Stadium.

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Round 16 Match Report – Claremont v East Perth

Friday, July 27, 2018 - 12:25 PM - by Chris Pike
CLAREMONT Oval wasn’t quite conducive to an attractive match on Saturday but Claremont adapted to the conditions the better to beat East Perth by 24 points to return to the WAFL top five.
 
Fifth position on the WAFL ladder went on the line at Claremont Oval on Saturday between Claremont and East Perth. 
 
A water soaked Claremont Oval always meant that ball movement and scoring was going to be a challenge throughout the afternoon, so when the Tigers had kicked five goals to two in the first half to lead by 23 points at half-time it appeared to be a match-winning advantage. Read More [+]

Around the Grounds - Round 17

Friday, July 27, 2018 - 11:46 AM

Four massive WAFL clashes are set to unfold this Saturday and there will also be fun activities, events and competitions taking place at all venues for fans, their families and club members.

Check out what's happening at your local ground! 

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Around the Grounds - Round 16

Friday, July 20, 2018 - 9:32 AM

Four massive WAFL clashes are set to unfold this Saturday and there will also be fun activities, events and competitions taking place at all venues for all fans and club members.

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Round 15 Match Report – Swan Districts v East Perth

Monday, July 16, 2018 - 4:49 PM - by Chris Pike
EAST Perth returned to the winner's list in emphatic style on Saturday beating Swan Districts by 61 points at Steel Blue Oval to be back in the WAFL top five as a result as well.
 
Swan Districts and East Perth both did battle at Steel Blue Oval with both teams on significant losing runs but with the knowledge that the winner would take a significant step towards taking part in the finals in the WAFL in 2018.
 
Swans had lost four matches in-a-row since beating East Perth in Leederville Oval back in Round 8 and then Perth a week later while the Royals hadn’t tasted victory since prior to the State game break, losing six games in succession after being 4-1 at that stage. Read More [+]

State 16s outclass Victoria Country

Monday, July 16, 2018 - 4:49 PM

WA’s State 16s have secured a dominant 54-point win over Victoria Country in their final 2018 NAB AFL National 16s Championship clash today, July 13, at the GABBA.

WA made their mark in the opening term of the clash with six goals. This strong start set the precedent for the rest of the match with WA running out 13.13 (91)- 5.7 (37) winners.

Nathan O'Driscoll was named WA's best with 23 disposals and five tackles. Taj Schofield, Jaxon Bellchambers, Connor Avery and Owen Dann were also among WA's best.

David Yaccob from Peel Thunder, pictured, was named the WA MVP for the Championship series.

Owen Dann kicked four goals for WA, while Connor Avery, Ayden Cartwight and Joel Western added two each. 

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Round 15 Colts Wrap

Monday, July 16, 2018 - 4:48 PM - by Chris Pike

THERE were just the three matches in Round 15 on Saturday with East Perth closing in on a finals position, Subiaco returning to top of the table and Peel Thunder moving a game clear in second spot from those games.

With Claremont, East Fremantle and West Perth having byes in Round 15 of the 2018 WAFL Colts season, it set the stage for three important matches on Saturday that saw some movement throughout the ladder as a result.

The first match to get the round underway was on Saturday morning at Steel Blue Oval and it was a tight affair, with East Perth ending up beating Swan Districts 7.11 (53) to 7.6 (48) with the Royals now only percentage outside of fifth position.

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