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WAFL Team of the Year 2021

Wednesday, September 15, 2021 - 8:43 PM - by Chris Pike
EACH weekend during the WAFL season there was a Team of the Week named and now those players who stood out on a consistent basis have been rewarded with selection in the WAFL Team of the Year for 2021. It was quite the star-studded team and between the final 25 players selected, they have won five Sandover Medals, four Simpson Medals and a total of Read More ...

Elimination Final Reaction – Swan Districts

Wednesday, September 15, 2021 - 4:32 PM - by Chris Pike
SWAN Districts deserves to come away from Sunday's elimination final against West Perth with a feeling of missing an opportunity, and for a star pair who announced their retirements afterwards there will be no tomorrow. Swan Districts might have come into the finals from fifth position at the end of the home and away season, but they were ready to make the most of their Read More ...

Qualifying Final Reaction – Claremont

Tuesday, September 14, 2021 - 8:57 PM - by Chris Pike
CLAREMONT must be wondering what more it has to do to get past South Fremantle at Fremantle Community Bank Oval after a second straight one-point loss at the venue on the back of a three-point Grand Final last year. It's quite the remarkable quirk that Claremont has come up against South Fremantle in five finals now in the past three WAFL seasons and each and Read More ...

Elimination Final Reaction – West Perth

Tuesday, September 14, 2021 - 2:06 PM - by Chris Pike
WEST Perth had to dig deep to overcome Swan Districts in Sunday's elimination final with coach Geoff Valentine proud of the Falcons' efforts and especially for Mitch Antonio to get reward for his perseverance. The Falcons might have come into the finals just about as the form team of the competition having won nine of their last 11 matches to finish in fourth position to Read More ...

Qualifying Final Reaction – South Fremantle

Tuesday, September 14, 2021 - 1:17 PM - by Chris Pike
SOUTH Fremantle is just one win away now from a third straight WAFL Grand Final appearance with coach Todd Curley proud of the way his Bulldogs group was able to turn things around on Saturday. South Fremantle was taking on Claremont in a fifth final in three years at Fremantle Community Bank Oval in Saturday's qualifying final as quite the spirited rivalry went up another Read More ...

WAFL Match Review - Finals Week 1

Monday, September 13, 2021 - 1:29 PM
The WAFL Match Review Panel has assessed the following incidents from Week 1 of the Optus WAFL League Finals; 1. Timm House (Claremont) was reported for rough conduct on Zach Dent (South Fremantle) during the Qualifying Final between South Fremantle and Claremont at Fremantle Community Bank Oval on Saturday, September 11. In summary, the above mentioned can accept a two (2) match sanction with an Read More ...

Match Report – Antonio the hero as Falcons break Swans' heart

Sunday, September 12, 2021 - 7:15 PM - by Charlie McCormack
A LAST gasp goal to Mitch Antonio has seen West Perth prevail over Swan Districts by four points in an epic elimination final at Provident Financial Oval on Sunday. With his side trailing by under a goal with less than a minute remaining, Antonio got on the end of a Rudy Riddoch forward entry and converted from 20 metres out on a slight angle to Read More ...

Match Report – Bulldogs beat Tigers in one-point classic

Saturday, September 11, 2021 - 11:55 PM - by Breanna Redhead
THEIR fifth finals meeting in three years produced another instant classic with South Fremantle only managing to beat Claremont by a solitary point in the qualifying final thanks to a missed Tigers shot after the siren. It is developing into the most remarkable of recent rivalries in the WAFL and after meeting twice in each of the past two finals series including an all-time classic Read More ...

WAFL Elimination Final Preview

Friday, September 10, 2021 - 11:50 AM - by Chris Pike
WEST Perth and Swan Districts more often than not produce fascinating contests with one another and this Sunday with their seasons on the line it should prove no different. West Perth and Swan Districts will lock horns in the elimination final on Sunday at Joondalup's Provident Financial Oval with the winner to stay alive and advance to next week's first semi-final against either South Fremantle Read More ...

WAFL Qualifying Final Preview

Friday, September 10, 2021 - 10:13 AM - by Chris Pike
SOUTH Fremantle and Claremont renew hostilities in finals once again on Saturday at Fremantle Community Bank Oval remarkably for the fifth time in the past three years with a spot against Subiaco on the line. The Bulldogs and Tigers have built up quite the rivalry in recent years and that has seen them play two finals each of the past two seasons with all four Read More ...

Finals Analysis – Subiaco

Thursday, September 9, 2021 - 6:27 PM - by Charlie McCormack
AFTER unexpectedly missing the finals last season, Subiaco have made a quick return to September action in 2021 and appear a good chance for their third flag in four seasons after locking up the minor premiership in the final round. Subiaco was one of the teams hardest hit during the COVID-19 impacted and shortened 2020 WAFL season which saw their run of dominance come to Read More ...

Metro Central Stage A Night to Remember 

Thursday, September 9, 2021 - 4:31 PM
Metro Central Stage A Night to Remember  The Central Conference community came together on Monday Night for the 2021 Best and Fairest Medal showcase at the spectacular Heath Ledger Theatre in Perth. Over 500 club participants, volunteers and spectators attended the night of nights, where the conference celebrated the top three players in each division across the zone this season. The night was hosted by WAFC Read More ...

Finals Analysis – Claremont

Thursday, September 9, 2021 - 2:45 PM - by Alex Ventouras
CLAREMONT has been banging on the door of a premiership for some time now and for so many of this playing group that's been there for the whole ride, it could very well be now or never for the Tigers. Claremont was the dominant WAFL team at the turn of the decade winning four straight minor premierships between 2010-13 which they converted into three Grand Read More ...

Finals Analysis – Swan Districts

Thursday, September 9, 2021 - 1:00 PM - by Chris Pike
SWAN Districts have qualified for the WAFL finals for the first time since 2017 and for the first time with Adam Pickering as coach, and the black-and-whites will now be looking to make the most of the opportunity ahead of them. Swans do have their work cut out to make something of this return to finals action having finished in fifth position meaning they will Read More ...

WAFL Team of Round 22

Wednesday, September 8, 2021 - 2:20 PM - by Chris Pike
WHAT a finish it was to the 2021 Optus WAFL Premiership Season with it going right down to the wire to determine positions inside the top five while there were no shortage of standout performers. Saturday's four matches presented the last opportunity for the top five teams to gear up for the upcoming finals series and to try and attempt to finish as high on Read More ...