Ben McGuire continues legacy

Wednesday, August 26, 2020 - 8:00 PM - by Katie de Haer

For 20-year-old Ben McGuire, running out in the East Perth jumper this season has carried extra significance.

The number ‘25’ is significant for McGuire given its proud Indigenous history.

Not only did his uncle, John McGuire, wear the number ‘25’ as a premiership winning player in 1978, but it was also the number worn by one of the greatest Aboriginal players of Read More [+]

Results: Round 6

Monday, August 24, 2020 - 9:54 AM

East Perth have broken a five year drought by securing victory over Subiaco, their Leederville Oval co-tenants on Saturday.

The nine-point – 9.9 (63) to 7.12 (54) – win was the Royals’ first over the Lions since round three, 2015.

“It’s great for the club on two levels,” League coach Jeremy Barnard told The West Australian following the match.

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TEAM: McGinnity back for clash against Subiaco

Friday, August 21, 2020 - 6:00 PM

It’s the battle of the co-tenants as East Perth take on Subiaco in a must win clash at Leederville Oval tomorrow.

Captain Patrick McGinnity is one of five inclusions to the Royals' line-up to face the Lions.

McGinnity is joined by Jamie Rudrum, Nathan Eaton, Shaquille McKenzie and Tom Amos.

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Barnard: ‘Get the small wins along the way’

Wednesday, August 19, 2020 - 2:00 PM - by Katie de Haer

Jeremy Barnard has reaffirmed his commitment to 'blooding' his young playing group as part of the club’s rebuild.

Barnard is in his second season at the helm of East Perth, after taking the reins as league coach at the end of the East Perth – West Coast Eagles alignment in 2018.

The three-time premiership winning captain said while the team’s Read More [+]

Results: Round 5

Monday, August 17, 2020 - 1:59 PM

It was a tale of two halves on Saturday at Leederville Oval as East Perth’s league side squandered a 19-point buffer at half time, to be overrun by Claremont who finished 12.14 (86) to 8.4 (52) winners.

The Tigers weren’t able to match East Perth’s efficiency in attack during the second term, as the Royals booted seven goals to take advantage of the strong northerly wind. When Read More [+]

Club debutant among three inclusions for clash with Tigers

Friday, August 14, 2020 - 6:41 PM

Jonathan Freeman will make his club debut for East Perth against Claremont tomorrow.

The key forward is one of three inclusions to the Royals' line-up to face the Tigers at Leederville Oval.

Christian Ameduri has been selected to play his first league game of 2020, while key defender Corey Watts will return from injury.

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Notice for the Election of Board Members 2020

Wednesday, August 12, 2020 - 1:50 PM

Election of Board of Management
Following the adoption of a new constitution on the 20th of April 2019 under Section 23.2 ‘In accordance with the Club’s annual election process held in each year from 2020, a minimum of three (3) Board Members shall be required to retire from office and elections shall be held for their positions on the Board in accordance with the election process outlined in rule 23.7. The Board Members Read More [+]

Parker: 'We need to play our brand of football'

Wednesday, August 12, 2020 - 12:00 PM - by Katie de Haer

Football Operations Manager Warren Parker is confident East Perth can turn the tide ahead of Saturday’s clash with Claremont at Leederville Oval.

Despite ultimately suffering a 32-point loss to West Perth on the weekend, the Royals remained in the contest, just 16-points adrift of the Falcons at three quarter time.

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Kim Farmer joins East Perth Board

Tuesday, August 11, 2020 - 4:00 PM - by Katie de Haer

Graham ‘Polly’ Farmer’s legacy at East Perth will live on with the appointment of Kim Farmer, the daughter of the WAFL and VFL great, as a Director on the club's Board.

Ms Farmer, who is a Noongar woman, brings a wealth of experience to the role, having worked in a number of industries, including law (as a Barrister and Solicitor for the Aboriginal Legal Read More [+]

Results: Round 4

Monday, August 10, 2020 - 11:03 AM

East Perth’s League side suffered a 32-point loss at the hands of West Perth in the Perth Derby at Provident Financial Oval on Saturday.

The result means the Royals now sit two wins outside of the top four, with one win and two losses for the season.

Despite a goalless first term, East Perth came within 16-points at the Read More [+]