Spearheads, goalsneaks and ball magnets had big games in round three of the 2021 WAFL season. See who makes The West Australian’s team of the week.
Greg Clark lived every footballer’s dream of kicking the match-winning goal in the dying minutes on Saturday, but only by accident.
Trailing by three points deep into time-on, Greg Clark kicked the match-winner after gathering a loose ball from a boundary throw in inside forward 50.
The WAFL’s mandatory 12-day return to play concussion protocol is set to be tested by East Perth tough nut Nick Robertson’s attempt to return to action on Anzac Day.
Forced to wait 1030 days to play his fourth WAFL league game, Mitchell Antonio wasted no time having an impact as West Perth thumped West Coast in Yanchep.
West Perth outworked and outsmarted West Coast in blustery conditions to claim a dominant 78-point win at Splendid Park in Yanchep today.
West Perth are heading to the outer north metropolitan area this Saturday as the WAFL Eagles take on the Falcons in Yanchep.
Several draft hopefuls stood out in the opening round of the 2021 WAFL season as East Fremantle, East Perth, South Fremantle and Swan Districts posted wins.
Matthew Parker, who was cut by the Saints after 19 games in two seasons, starred in his new midfield role as the South Fremantle overcame a brave West Perth outfit.
South Fremantle overcame a brave West Perth to start their flag defence with a hard-fought 21-point victory at Fremantle Community Bank Oval.
Julian Hulten was the hero for South Fremantle with six majors, while several of his teammates also stood out in an entertaining opening-round WAFL colts clash against West Perth.
Dynamic Rudy Riddoch and veteran Jason Salecic attempt comebacks at West Perth, while a young star is the spitting image of his decorated father. SEASON PREVIEW
Subiaco captain Leigh Kitchin predicts that rule changes will increase football’s tempo and make the game more appealing inside and outside the fence.
Bill Dempsey admits it was no easy task to relive his remarkable journey from Darwin-based mission all the way to the WA Football Hall of Fame in his memoirs, The Boy From Birdum.
West Perth has become a defensive footy factory in recent years with prized Fremantle draftee Heath Chapman, Brisbane Lion Jaxon Prior and Eagle Ben Johnson getting plucked from the club.
There’s not much WA football luminary Ross Kelly hasn’t done in and around the game.
Bill Monaghan is eager to extend his time at the Sharks. But several board members have urged the club to take no action for the foreseeable future.
Fremantle have locked in prized draftee Heath Chapman for a further two seasons, tying him to the club until at least the end of 2024.
Preparations for the 2021 WAFL season will ramp up tomorrow with three practice matches featuring a host of top recruits and stars.
The issue has come to a head with the cases of Rudy Riddoch and Elijah Taylor, who are both looking to play in 2021.
Commit violence against women and lose your right to play the sport you love. It’s that simple.
West Perth coach Geoff Valentine isn’t surprised Heath Chapman’s name has been thrown up in discussions for an early-season debut at Fremantle, backing him to make an immediate AFL impact.
What’s better than one van Berlo brother? Two van Berlo brothers. It will be a case of double trouble in the Central Midlands Coastal competition this season.
West Perth will play a game in Yanchep, while South Fremantle are all set to go to Pingelly early this season as the fixtures are released today. SEE FULL FIXTURES HERE
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