2018 Laws of Australian Football

Thursday, March 22, 2018 - 2:41 PM

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WAAFL Seeking Match Day Photographers

Monday, March 19, 2018 - 11:37 AM

Interested in Sports Photography?

The WA Amateur Football League are looking for Match Day Photographers for the 2018 Season.

The season runs from Saturday 7 April to Saturday 1 September. 

For more information or to register your interest please contact: Jessica Hancock- jhancock@wafc.com.au

WAAFL seeking State Team Trainers U23/Colts/Integrated

Monday, March 12, 2018 - 3:23 PM

The WAAFL are looking for suitably qualified trainers for the following state teams in 2018: 

  • U23's
  • Colts 
  • Integrated

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WAFC seeking EOI for Community Football Tribunal Secretaries

Monday, February 26, 2018 - 8:35 AM

The West Australian Football Commission (WAFC) is the peak Australian Rules Football body in Western Australia and is the caretaker of football throughout the State and responsible for the overall development of the game. The WAFC is a not for profit organisation that plays an important role in funding the on-going development of football in all communities.

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Kingsley FC seeking sponsors for 2018 season

Monday, February 19, 2018 - 3:30 PM

Healy appointed as WAAFL State Colts Coach

Friday, February 16, 2018 - 11:16 AM

The West Coast Eagles State Colts Amateur Team will be led by head coach Stephen Healy in 2018.

Healy capped off a successful season in 2017 by coaching the Wanneroo Drew Banfield Colts to premiership glory. He completed his Level 2 coaching accreditation and took out the West Perth Senior Coach of the Year award.

In his short time as colt’s coach at Wanneroo AFC, Stephen has doubled the number of colt’s players at the club as well as producing eight league players.

Healy is no stranger to the WAAFL State programs having been a Vice Captain of the State U23’s in 2015 as well as being named All Australian at the AAFC Carnival in the same year. He was also winner of the WAAFL LA Tetley Award in 2015 as the Best State Player.

Off the field Healy has a Bachelor of Education in Secondary Health and Physical Education.

Healy takes over from former Head Coach Cameron Palmer who led the team from 2013-2017.

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WAAFL launches Women’s Competition in 2018

Wednesday, February 14, 2018 - 10:52 AM

The Western Australian Amateur Football League will be launching a Senior Women’s Competition in 2018 for the first time in the leagues 96-year history.

The WAAFL plans to conduct two Women’s competitions with a senior community grade catering for those players wishing to participate in a competitive competition while a development grade will cater for those looking for a more social approach at an entry level.

The formation of the WAAFL Women’s competition identifies the need for a senior community competition as well as creating a pathway towards the WAWFL competition.

A restructure of the WAAFL By-Laws will reflect the change to the competition which used to read “Only males are eligible to play in the Senior and Colts competition”

Club who will be fielding teams in the inaugural women’s competition will be announced after team nominations close on the 14th March.

For those females interested in joining the WAAFL Women’s Competition in 2018 please fill out the form below and you will be directed to your nearest club once the announcement has been made:


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WAAFL Integrated Football Seeking State Coach

Tuesday, February 13, 2018 - 2:08 PM

The WAAFL is seeking expression of interest for the position of Integrated State Coach for 2018. 


Key focus of the position:

  • To create a professional environment that is conducive to both learning and enjoyment
  • Contribute to the development of skills, physical attributes, football knowledge, personal growth and self esteem of all players
  • Establish, implement and coordinate appropriate training and carnival programs that maximises the development of all players
  • Lead and guide all players in accordance with Code of Behaviour 

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John Davies takes home Service to Sport Award

Tuesday, January 30, 2018 - 1:53 PM

The WAAFL, WASF and the RAC congratulate WAAFL stalwart John Davies on winning the RAC Insurance May Campbell Service to Sport Award.

The Service to Sport Award recognises the contribution made by an individual to their sport or sporting organisation through their long and outstanding service.

The RAC WA Sports Star awards held in the Riverview Rooms at Optus Stadium on February 8 saw Davies take home the award along with Anne Stingemore from Athletics WA and Elsma Merillo from Netball WA. 

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WAAFL Planning Calendar

Wednesday, December 20, 2017 - 8:47 AM

The WAAFL Planning Calendar for the 2018 Season is now available to view. 

The Calendar includes all key dates for the 2018 WAAFL Season. 

Dates can also be found on the right hand side of the WAAFL Website home page under Upcoming Events. 

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WAAFL AFLX Tournament- Results

Thursday, December 14, 2017 - 10:30 AM

The WAAFL AFLX Tournament held at Pat O’Hara Park on Saturday 24 February saw 24 teams from 16 clubs compete in the newest modified version of AFL.

Sixteen men’s teams competed across four different grades with Kingsley, Belmont, Bayswater and Nollamara all victorious in their divisions.

In preparation for the new WAAFL women’s competition beginning at the end of April, a women’s division was also introduced for the tournament. Eight women’s teams were involved with the teams split into two grades. Bayswater and Nollamara were both victorious in their respective grand finals.

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Paap to Coach North Beach

Wednesday, November 1, 2017 - 2:11 PM

Article by North Beach FC

Four-time North Beach A-Grade premiership player Shane Paap has been appointed the club’s senior coach.

Paap, who retired at the end of the 2012 season after a decorated playing career with both North Beach and Subiaco, has spent the last five years building his coaching resume and is perfectly poised to take the club to another level.

The senior role was vacated by David Hynes after five years at the helm after taking the club to the grand final this year and successive finals series.

Paap has been both reserves coach and an assistant senior coach at Subiaco in the last four years after being an assistant coach at Claremont in 2013.

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Trinity Aquinas go back to back in A Grade

Monday, September 18, 2017 - 12:00 PM

After their historic first A Grade premiership last season, Trinity Aquinas came from fifth spot on the ladder to claim the 2017 premiership and Sandover Shield on Saturday.

Despite their premiership success last year, Trinity Aquinas entered the match as the underdogs as they faced minor premiers North Beach who were victorious both times they met this season.

Trinity Aquinas led at every change to win the match comfortably by thirty-five points 11.8 (74) to 5.9 (39).

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WAAFL Grand Final broadcast live on ABC Radio Perth

Tuesday, September 12, 2017 - 2:24 PM

The A Grade Grand Final will be broadcast live on ABC Radio on Saturday 16 September at 2.30pm.

Listen live on 720 ABC Radio, Online or download the ABC Radio App.

Listen Live: http://www.abc.net.au/radio/perth/live/

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Nineteen Clubs Celebrate Premiership Glory

Monday, September 11, 2017 - 3:15 PM

Nineteen clubs celebrated premierships last Saturday with the B-E Grade Grand Finals taking place across Perth.

Wanneroo (B, DBC), University (D1, BJC) and North Fremantle (D2, D2R) were the most successful on the day securing two premierships each.

North Beach (D1R) and East Fremantle (E1) made it back to back premierships in their grades while Thornlie also made it back to back premierships claiming the C2 premiership in 2016 before moving up a grade and taking out the C1 premiership this season.

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