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Royal Draft Prospects

Friday, August 11, 2017 - 2:12 PM

Congratulations to Brandon Starcevich, son of Troy and Craig's nephew on earning an invite to the AFL National Draft combine to take place on from Tuesday October 3 to Friday October 6. 

League ruckman Scott Jones will be joined by two colts players, midfielder Christian Ameduri and ruckman Aaron Redhead are the three Royals who have earned an invite to the AFL state combine.

The Draft Combine will assess each player’s strength and skills through a number of tests including standing vertical jump, agility tests and running tasks.

Well done and good luck

Fixtures Year 8, 9, 10

Tuesday, August 8, 2017 - 1:13 PM
Fixtures for the Year 8, 9 and 10 Development Carnivals are below
Monday 25 September Peel Thunder v East Perth Bendigo Bank Stadium
Friday 29 September East Perth v East Fremantle Leederville Oval
Monday 2 October Claremont v East Perth Claremont Oval
Saturday 7 October South West v East Perth TBA
Start times will be (unless otherwise advised): 8am Year 8B
10am Year 9B
12pm Year 8A
2pm Year 9A
4pm Year 10
Matches will be played over 4 quarters of 20 minutes duration (no time on).  
The breaks between quarters will be:
Quarter Time -  5 minutes
Half Time - 15 minutes
Three Quarter Time -  5 minutes

East Perth Junior Competition Director Role

Friday, August 4, 2017 - 4:18 PM

East Perth Junior Competition Director Role is being vacated by long time servant of junior footy Ang Barbaro later in the year.

The East Perth JCC are seeking applicants to fill this role for the 2018 season.

  • The role involves the leadership and administration of the Junior Football Competitions in the East Perth District and in conjunction with the Perth and Swan Districts, helping to administer the “Central Conference” Youth football Competition
  • Would suit someone who builds strong relationships with stakeholders has a passion for footy, and an even temperament
  • It’s a volunteer role but there is a small honorarium

If you or someone you know of may be interested, please contact District Chair, Luke McNiece on 0488111470.

Royals Report Round 19

Monday, July 31, 2017 - 5:15 PM - by Jasmine Cookson

From tall to small, young and old, the Royals produced an absolute classic against the Claremont Tigers last Saturday. Both sides were playing to keep their finals hopes alive and the Royals came out on top, taking home a big win and four crucial points going into next week's derby against West Perth.

East Perth got off to a blistering start with Benjamin Miller kicking the opening goal. Julian Ameduri’s forward pressure paid off, earning him a well-deserved goal off a smothered ball. Then just before the end of the first term Kyle Anderson was paid a 50 meter penalty, putting him within range to boot a long goal just inside the forward 50.

The Tigers came back in the second quarter but could have easily been ahead had they capitalized on their entries going forward. They booted three unanswered goals from strong contested marks, leaving the Royals goalless going into halftime. However, Jonathon Giles and Scott Jones dominated in the ruck, whilst midfielders Stanley Wright, Patrick McGinnity and Julian Ameduri were all impressive around contested balls, clearances and applied solid tackling pressure.

Patrick McGinnity got himself a captain’s goal in the opening of the third term to give his team a good confidence boost. In slippery and cold conditions, both teams seemed to find the scoreboard and went on a strong offensive push. The Tigers kicked four, but the Royals were better and put on six majors. Shayne Hille booted two, whilst debutant Mitchell Dobson put on a textbook display of marking bodywork to boot his first goal in league football.

The last term was an absolute thriller as the sun went down and an afternoon game, turned into a nighttime match. With both teams desperate, the game’s intensity shifted into sixth gear. Even though the Tigers kicked three goals in the last quarter, East Perth responded quickly. Tom Cole laid a tackle on the boundary line just outside the Royals forward 50, and Ben Miller cleaned up a loose ball to then sneak a goal home from long range on the wing. But it was big man Scott Jones, who took a heroic strong mark overhead to seal the game 74 to 70.

The Royals sit two games behind West Perth outside the top 5 on the league ladder. They take on West Perth next week at HBF Arena in another epic derby clash.

Goals: 2 B.Miller, S.Hille, 1 K.Anderson, P.McGinnity, S.Jones, F.McInnes, J.Ameduri, J Giles.

Best: J.Giles, S.Wright, S.Jones, C.Masten, B.Miller.

23 Round Game Times

Friday, July 28, 2017 - 9:49 AM

LEAGUE - 2.15pm, Leederville Oval 

RESERVES - 11.30am Leederville Oval

COLTS - 9.00am Leederville Oval


Come along with the family and enjoy

  • FREE entry for kids under 16
  • Sausage Sizzle
  • Player Signings
  • Face Painting
  • Get a selfie with Fat Cat!
  • Photo Competition – Simply upload on social media a picture at the game using #GoRoyals and you are in the draw to win 2 TICKETS TO THE TELETHON OPENING OR CLOSING SHOW
  • Buy your very own Fat Cat doll to take home
  • Part proceeds from every adult entry on the day go to Telethon


Stay around after the game to join us in the East Perth Members Bar for Presentations.

We look forward to seeing you on Saturday to help us support Telethon!

Round 18 Game Times and Venues

Monday, July 17, 2017 - 11:49 AM

Our game times and venues for our Round 18 fixtures against South Fremantle are below

LEAGUE - 2.15pm Saturday 22nd of July at Sir Stewart Bovell Park - Busselton

RESERVES - 11.30am Saturday 22nd July at Leederville Oval

COLTS - 9.00am Saturday 22nd July at Leederville Oval

3 Royals District Players Named In CBH All Star Team

Thursday, July 13, 2017 - 9:45 AM

3 players from the East Perth zoned country area were named in the CBH All-Star Colts team at the conclusion of Landmark Country Football Championships over the weekend.

Jaxon East and Blake East both from Deanmill and Jethro Namnik from Tigers were 3 of the 4 players selected from Regional Districts. Blake East Capped off a great carnival winning the Colts Developing Player Award or the 'Clem Bray Award' (Being Presented by Jock Beattie Left)

Blake East is the son of Heath East who played 42 games with the Royals between 1991 and 1995.

Congratulations to all the players who represented their clubs over the Carnival












Jaxon East and Jethro Namnik being presented their jumpers by Jamie Douse


Wednesday, June 28, 2017 - 3:13 PM

The East Perth zoned Lower South West Football League (LSWFL) have won the 2017 Great Southern Colts Carnival (GSCC). This Carnival held in Kulin brings together the most talented Colts aged players from southern Western Australia with teams representing the Great Southern, Eastern Districts, Ongerup, Esperance, Goldfields, Peel and Lower South West Football Leagues.

Over two days of competition each team played three games. The LSWFL and Great Southern Football League played off in the Grand Final after being the two highest placed teams after two games, with the LSWFL coming out victorious 12.10 (82) to 8.10 (52).

To cap off the Carnival 6 of the players were named in the GSCC Great Southern Colts 20. Congratulations to Blake East, Patrick Reilly, Luke Reilly, Ethan Christofis, Jaxon East and Mitchell Blakers. Blake East was also adjudged best afield in the Grand Final

Follow the links below for the Carnival Resuls, Final Ladder and GSCC 20

GSCC - 2017 Match Results

GSCC - 2017 Final Ladder

GSCC - 2017 Great Southern Colts Top 20


Umpires Reunion Saturday July 15

Monday, June 26, 2017 - 2:54 PM

Looking for Past Umpires of the WAFL, WA Amateurs, Sunday Football League, South Suburban Murray Football League and WAFA. A Reunion for all past field, boundary & goal umpires.

Join us at the East Perth Members Bar and watch The Royals take on Peel Thunder at Leederville Oval Saturday July 15.

Cost $20 per head includes ground entry and finger food.

RSVP to Joe Reynolds 0410 759 064 or Leith Putland 0419 919 388


Dynasty Year 9 & 10 Update

Friday, June 23, 2017 - 1:34 PM

East Perth Year 9/10 Development Squad Reminder

We are asking club presidents & coaches to remind players involved in the Dynasty Program, New nominations for development squad and Year 10s that played in EPFC 16s.

Training Sessions

Monday June 26 & July 3 Altone Park Beechboro,  4.30pm – 6.15pm



Challenge match vs Swan Districts                          

Sunday July 2 2017                            Year 10                        9.30am

                                                           Year 9                          11.30am

Venue                                                 Ellenbrook District Open Space

Year 10 Leschenault Carnival           Australind

Sunday July 9 2017                            8.45am -  5pm

Venue                                                 Leschenault Recreation Park

Players need to confirm their availability by attending training on Monday June 26 or by email to Mick Moylan

Please direct any enquires to

Mick Moylan 0416 039 950

Year  9  Geoff Abbott  0412 433 477

Year 10 Tony Siroen  0427 916 720                                  

Information is also posted on the TeamApp & the East Perth Development Facebook page .