New South West talent program to be launched

Thursday, May 31, 2018 - 2:13 PM

A new talent program to provide greater development opportunities for players and coaches in the South West region is being launched by the West Australian Football Commission in partnership with the South West Academy of Sport.
The program launch will be hosted at Leschenault sporting complex on Thursday, May 31 with the support of Harvey-Brunswick-Leschenault Junior Football Club.

Training sessions will then take place on Tuesday nights at Capel Oval for the remainder of the 2018 season structured in line with the WAFL Colts and WA talent development program.

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Around the Grounds - WA Day Round

Thursday, May 31, 2018 - 2:12 PM

This WA Day long-weekend we celebrate everything that makes our State great, including the spirit, culture and heritage of our great game. Four massive WA Football League clashes are set to take place over the long weekend and there are heaps of fun activities and competitions planned at every game with a range of great prizes up for grabs.

Don't forget to cheer on the Movie Masters Little Leaguers who play at half-time at all matches.

Check out what you can get involved in at the footy this weekend.

Claremont v Peel Thunder – Claremont Oval | Saturday 2 June 2.15pm

While you’re at the game why not come and visit our new merchandise van to stock up on all your favourite Tigers gear. We have some great sales on our 2017 limited edition guernseys and player badges. Plus, our new polos, sponsor jackets and rainproof jackets are now available.

The Hello Tiger Café will be open from 7am and is located outside the ground. They will be offering bacon, egg, and caramelised onion toasties, bircher muesli, chia puddings and freshly baked muffins with barista coffee.

The downstairs Kiosk will be open from 9am and is located inside the ground, offering wedges, hot dogs, pies & sausage rolls, ham & cheese croissants and assorted toasted melts and snacks.

Our upstairs bar is open from 12pm and ‘Grab n Go’ food will be available including cheese burgers & chips, loaded fries, butter chicken curry, fish & chips, turkish melts and Mrs Macs Pies.

Swan Districts v Perth – Steel Blue Oval | Saturday 2 June 2.40pm

Check out the massive Swans Play Zone which includes face painters, bouncy castles, handball target competitions and much more.  Do you want to win $100 cash? Take part in the ‘Bin it to Win it’ kicking competition at half-time on the oval. The first person to boot a footy in the bin is the winner.

There will also be a slushy machine, and a free sausage roll and drink for all the kids at the match.

West Perth v East Perth – Joondalup Arena | Monday 4 June 1.10pm

We have our new Falcons Function Bar and Café open upstairs with a birds eye view of the grounds. Get your homemade gourmet pie and a mid-strength for just $7. There will also open with be a great selection of beverages, gourmet café menu and hot coffee.

Our Colts are featuring in the split round edition from 11:00am. Check out the hot coffee and homemade muffin $5 special.

South Fremantle v East Fremantle – Fremantle Community Bank Oval | Monday 4 June 2.15pm

Pop into the SFFC members bar to check out our range of South Fremantle Merchandise! Scarfs $20.00 Baby Scarfs $10.00, Beanies $20.00, Tees $30.00 & Basil Campbell Hoodies $75.00! and much more. 

New Bulldogs partner Benny’s Bar & Café will be serving their sumptuous meals after the game. Come in and try the cuisine of one of Fremantle’s most popular venues, all at South Fremantle Football Club member’s prices. Plus Post Match Home Games - $5 pint or $5 glass of wine with any meal purchased.

Visit the Gesha Coffee Cart (just near the SFFC members stand)  from 9am and enjoy one of Fremantle best coffee blends on offer. Look out for the Coffee & Muffin special – only $7.00.

The Barracks Bar in the Convicts Corner will be the destination for supporters of both clubs. Whether you are a diehard bulldog or an opposition supporter looking for a great vantage point, be sure to head to Convicts Corner whenever you’re at Fremantle Community Bank Oval.


Naylor and Whinnen honoured in Hall of Fame

Thursday, May 31, 2018 - 2:12 PM

WA football champions Bernie Naylor and Mel Whinnen have been inducted into the Australian Football Hall Of Fame at a function hosted by the AFL on Tuesday night in Melbourne.

Bernie Naylor was a champion player for South Fremantle. The fast leading full-forward kicked over 1000 goals in nine seasons of league football, and more than 100 goals in a season five times.

Naylor’s football career began in 1941, but he missed the next four seasons when the competition was suspended due to World War II. He served as a signal man in Darwin and New Guinea, where he practised his goal kicking between palm trees.

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State 18s Championships kicking off

Thursday, May 31, 2018 - 2:12 PM

Western Australia commences its State 18s campaign in the AFL and AFL Women’s National Championships this long weekend, June 2-4.

WA’s Mundella AFL Women’s State 18s will host Queensland in a double header on Saturday, June 2 and Monday, June 4 in Perth.

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TABtouch Team of Round 8

Thursday, May 31, 2018 - 2:12 PM - by Chris Pike

IT was the most competitive round of the 2018 WAFL season on Saturday and as a result there were comfortably 40 players who had genuine claims to be in the TABtouch Team of Round 8.

It was a tremendous Saturday afternoon of action in the WAFL for Round 8 with East Fremantle and Claremont pulling off some significant upsets, Swan Districts securing their spot in the top five and Subiaco holding off a determined Perth.

The action got underway at Leederville Oval with Swan Districts defeating East Perth 13.8 (86) to 11.7 (73).

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WA Day celebrations at the WAFL

Thursday, May 31, 2018 - 2:12 PM

Four massive WAFL clashes are set to take place over the WA Day long weekend with a range of fun activities and events planned for all fans at each game, as part of the WA Day celebrations.

WA Day is about celebrating everything WA; the spirit, culture and heritage of our great state. The rich history of football in the WA community stretches back to 1885 and today it is the most popular sporting code in the state with more than 330,100 active participants.

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M & J Chickens Player of Round 8

Thursday, May 31, 2018 - 2:11 PM - by Chris Pike

GEORGE Hampson has been the barometer at East Fremantle since arriving from Subiaco in 2015 and on Saturday he just wasn’t going to let the Sharks' losing run continue as he put in a performance that made him a lock to be the M & J Chickens Player of Round 8.

There were plenty of other standout performers too in some difficult conditions in Round 8 of the WAFL.

Subiaco made it seven straight wins with Chris Phelan and captain Kyal Horsley outstanding.

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Around the Grounds Round 8

Friday, May 25, 2018 - 10:38 AM

Round 8 of the WAFL kicks off this Saturday at Leederville Oval where East Perth take on Swan Districts in what's expected to be a very close contest. In Fremantle we see East Fremantle clash with Peel Thunder, while their Port rivals South Fremantle host Claremont. North of the river we see Perth and Subiaco battle it out at Lathlain Park. 

There will be heaps happening around the grounds including fun zones, pop-up food and beverage outlets, competitions for the whole family and don't forget to cheer on the Movie Masters Little Leaguers who play at half-time at all matches.

 Check out what you can get involved in at the footy this weekend!

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TABtouch Team of Round 7

Friday, May 25, 2018 - 10:38 AM - by Chris Pike

BIG Round 7 WAFL wins for Subiaco, South Fremantle and West Perth saw plenty of players in fine form for the top three teams while Perth's one-point win against Claremont saw a host of others put up their hands for the TABtouch Team of the Round.

All four WAFL Round 7 fixtures took place on Saturday afternoon and it saw the top three teams, Subiaco, South Fremantle and West Perth, make quite the statement.

Subiaco made it six straight wins to start the season beating Peel Thunder 21.14 (140) to 7.6 (48) in a Grand Final rematch at Bendigo Bank Stadium.

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Round 7 WAFL Results

Monday, May 21, 2018 - 9:31 AM - by Chris Pike

WAFL action resumed on Saturday following the State Game triumph and it saw the top three teams Subiaco, South Fremantle and West Perth record wins by a combined 248 points while Perth won a heartstopper over Claremont by a point.

The competition took a break last weekend as the KIA WAFL State Team went to Adelaide to defeat South Australia by 26 points as the West Australian representative side made it six consecutive victories.

The WAFL competition resumed for Round 7 action on Saturday afternoon with all four games taking place as Swan Districts had an extra week off with the bye.

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