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WAFLW Anzac Round Recap

Monday, April 29, 2024 - 12:10 PM by Chris Pike

IT was shake up round in the WAFLW with East Perth stunning South Fremantle, Swan Districts handing Claremont its first loss of 2024 and reigning premiers East Fremantle making it five straight wins.

It was a dramatic Round 9 in the WAFLW competition ahead of the break this coming weekend for the State Game which will see the WAFLW representative team take on the SANFLW at Optus Stadium on Saturday afternoon.

All four games took place on Saturday beginning with East Perth scoring its second, and best, ever WAFLW victory in its second season by beating South Fremantle 3.6 (24) to 2.8 (20) at Sullivan Logistics Stadium.

The Royals' first win was over the winless Peel Thunder, but Saturday's victory was against a Bulldogs team who came into the contest in hot form having won three straight matches.

Next up was Swan Districts ending the unbeaten run of Claremont with the 7.5 (47) to 3.4 (22) victory at Steel Blue Oval.

It's the first loss in a home and away game for the Tigers since the end of the 2022 season and for Swans it snaps a two-game losing run to put them just percentage outside the top four.

Next up and East Fremantle kept its winning form going with the reigning premiers beating Subiaco 6.10 (46) to 4.6 (30) at Fremantle Community Bank Oval.

The Sharks have now won five straight to be just percentage behind Claremont in top spot while Subiaco has slipped to 2-6 with four straight losses.

Last up for the round was on Saturday night at Joondalup's Pentanet Stadium with West Perth impressive to move clear in third place with the 14.7 (91) to 3.2 (20) victory against the winless Peel Thunder.


EAST PERTH 3.6 (24) defeated SOUTH FREMANTLE 2.8 (20)

SWAN DISTRICTS 7.5 (47) defeated CLAREMONT 3.4 (22)

EAST FREMANTLE 6.10 (46) defeated SUBIACO 4.6 (30)

WEST PERTH 14.7 (91) defeated PEEL THUNDER 3.2 (20)