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.

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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.

Check out what's happening at your local ground! 

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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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CEO Statement

Tuesday, July 3, 2018 - 5:03 PM

East Perth Football Club has given the Western Australian Football Commission (WAFC) a Notice of Termination after mutually agreeing with the West Coast Eagles to conclude our current partnership agreement.

After careful consideration, the Board have decided that it is in East Perth’s best interest to leave our arrangement with The West Coast Eagles to ensure fairness with regards to WAFC Zoning and Funding Reviews that are imminent.

East Perth has been the partner club of the West Coast Eagles since 2013 after it was agreed by the WAFC that the West Coast Eagles and the Fremantle Dockers would not be allowed to field standalone teams in the WAFL competition.

While the partnership has been successful for both clubs, we agree that it is appropriate to now move in separate directions.

Whilst the partnership has not been without challenges, these have arisen because both clubs were focused on getting the best results from the partnership.

Our relationship with the West Coast Eagles is a strong one and one I hope continues long into the future.

To our sponsors, members and supporters who have continued to support us through this period, thank you. By staying true to the course, we have been able to give our great club its best chance to be sustainable for generations to come.

I would encourage all our members and supporters to reconnect with the club. Your support is as important as ever. Our current squad of East Perth listed players is a tremendous group of young men. The club will need to put into place future support structures and resources to ensure they can become the best players they can be.

There are still many details to work through to finalise our standalone arrangement. East Perth, the West Coast Eagles and the WAFC are working together to establish what the exit strategy is and what the timeline for this will be.

Dean Turner
CEO 
East Perth Football Club

2018 Landmark Country Football Championships

Friday, June 29, 2018 - 3:46 PM

This year's Landmark Country Football Championships games will be played in the metropolitan area between July 6 and 8, including Colts games in Mandurah and senior finals in Perth.

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Around the Grounds - Round 13

Friday, June 29, 2018 - 3:46 PM

Four ripper WA Football League clashes are set to unfold this Saturday and there will be heaps of activities and competitions all members of the family can get involved in.

East Fremantle and Claremont take to Geraldton as part of the WA Football Commission’s ‘Festival of Football’ event being held in the region this week. Live score updates and statistics can be viewed via the WAFL app and on both the WAFL clubs Facebook and Twitter accounts.

Click here for more information on the ‘Festival of Football’.

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Round 13 Match Previews

Friday, June 29, 2018 - 3:46 PM - by Chris Pike

THE WAFL is back to a full round of fixtures this Saturday and there's plenty on the line with West Perth trying to topple Subiaco in the annual International Football Festival at Joondalup Arena undoubtedly the headline act.

There were just the three games in Round 12 of the WAFL last Saturday and that saw the season significantly tighten up in terms of the battle for the last two spots in the final five, with Claremont winning to close in further and Swan Districts and East Perth losing to be in danger of dropping out.

While Subiaco and West Perth won their games last Saturday to further consolidate their top three positions either side of the second placed South Fremantle, it's a tight competition beneath the Lions, Bulldogs and Falcons who appear to have their spots sewn up at this stage.

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