Mott to reach 800th involvement in a football match

Thursday, July 20, 2017 - 11:22 AM

This Saturday at Kingfisher Park, Ballajura, Melville reserves coach Derek Mott will be actively involved in his 800th game of football.

Originally from Victoria, Derek began his involvement in the game as a teenager in 1990 at the Templestowe Football Club where he acted as scoreboard attendant and timekeeper before graduating to the role of club goal and field umpire in the early 1990s. He filled in for their reserves side when numbers were low.

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WAAFL Integrated Players to represent Western Australia

Tuesday, July 18, 2017 - 9:35 AM

Sixteen players from across the WA Amateur Football League’s Integrated Program will represent Western Australia in the AFL National Inclusion Carnival to be held on the Gold Coast next week.

The week-long carnival which runs from July 24-29 will see for the first time all states and territories represented with Queensland, NSW/ACT, Northern Territory, South Australia, Victoria Country, Victoria Metro, Tasmania and Western Australia fielding teams.

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A Grade- Race for the finals heats up with four rounds to go

Monday, July 17, 2017 - 4:25 PM

There are just four games left in the 2017 WAAFL season. With the finals edging closer the next four weeks could be vital for our A Grade team’s finals chances as well as those in regulation positions.

North Beach currently sit on top of the ladder by one game but they have a tough month ahead facing three teams in the top four. Out of the three teams they have defeated two previously this season with those being Scarborough and University. They failed to beat Fremantle CBC in their last meeting in round eight however the match was close with just nine points the difference in the end.

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Petkovich celebrates game 400

Thursday, July 13, 2017 - 11:14 AM

On Saturday 15 July at Beasley Park, Bullcreek Leeming Amateur Football Club player Paul Petkovich will celebrate game 400.

Paul has dedicated 23 years to the Bullcreek Leeming Amateur Football Club with 20 of those in committee roles from President, Vice President, Secretary, Treasurer and General Committee roles.

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Around the Grounds- Round 13

Wednesday, July 12, 2017 - 10:16 AM

A Grade

Scarborough defeated Trinity Aquinas on Saturday for the first time since their elevation into the A Grade competition in 2016.

The teams met for just the fifth time on Saturday with the record standing at three wins and a draw in favour of Trinity Aquinas.

Scarborough started the match slow failing to kick a goal in the first quarter but quickly turned it around to trail by just one point at half time. Eight points separated the two sides at three quarter time before a 4.2 to 2.2 final quarter saw Scarborough take the win over Trinity Aquinas for the first time by just four points.

Whitford recorded their first victory of the season defeating Kalamunda by 50 points.

Wembley also added another win to their season with a surprise victory over University by six points.

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Osborne Park Beyond Blue match- 29 July

Monday, July 10, 2017 - 9:17 AM

The Osborne Park Football Club are holding their annual Charity Round supporting Beyond Blue on Saturday 29 July. 

The event held at Robinson Reserve, Osborne Park kicks off with the Reserves at 12:30 and league following at 2:15. There will be a Raffle, mini-games and much more with proceeds going to Beyond Blue. 

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Red Arm Band Round- Sat 8 July

Thursday, July 6, 2017 - 8:46 AM

This Saturday 8 July the WAAFL is encouraging all players, officials and umpires to wear red arm bands to raise awareness of and remove racial vilification in football.

The red arm band is used to symbolise Earth-Blood-Life; we come from different places but we are all the same. 

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Around the Grounds- Round 12

Wednesday, July 5, 2017 - 11:45 AM

Our first taste of wet weather for the year was experienced right across the day in Round 12.

A Grade

Top three sides University, North Beach and Fremantle CBC all had wins over the weekend to secure their positions.

Fourth placed Scarborough however lost to sixth placed Curtin Uni Wesley by 17 points. The win pushes Curtin Uni Wesley into fifth position.

After losing last week Trinity Aquinas managed to find some form to defeat bottom of the ladder Whitford by 20 points.

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Umpires Reunion- Sat 15 July

Thursday, June 29, 2017 - 8:44 AM

East Perth Football Club are holding an Umpire's Reunion on Saturday 15 July for all past field, boundary and goal umpires of the WAFL, WAAFL, SFL, SSMFL and WAFA.

Cost is $20 includes ground entry and finger food.

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

For more information visit the East Perth FC website: http://www.eastperthfc.com.au/news/12726/umpires-reunion-saturday-july-15

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Around the Grounds- Round 11

Tuesday, June 27, 2017 - 2:10 PM

A Grade

Sixth placed Kalamunda faced off with third placed Fremantle CBC at Ray Owen Reserve on Saturday.

Fremantle CBC went into the match as favourites with an impressive eight wins and three losses for the season.

However, despite their ladder positions Kalamunda managed to hold off Fremantle CBC to record an 8.12 (60) to 8.8 (56) victory. They were helped up forward by their coach Justin Simpson who kicked three goals for the match.

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East Fremantle urgently seek Trainer

Wednesday, June 21, 2017 - 1:02 PM

East Fremantle AFC are urgently looking for a trainer to assist on game day for the remainder of the season. 

 

Remuneration offered.

 

Contact Terry 0407 951 331.

Trinity Aquinas snatch win from West Coast + Video Highlights

Wednesday, June 21, 2017 - 1:00 PM - by Sarah Mozley

Round 10 of the A-grade season saw West Coast travel down to Bill Grayden Reserve to take on Trinity Aquinas in a tight contest for dominance.

Trinity Aquinas inflicted heartbreak to West Coast who battled it out for a 2-point lead in the final minutes of the fourth quarter.

However, West Coast were left frustrated as they gave away a 50m penalty, resulting in a TA goal to give them a four point lead with minutes on the clock.

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Senior Women's Community Carnivals

Wednesday, June 21, 2017 - 8:57 AM

It has been identified there is a need to establish a Senior Women’s Community Competition to provide an entry level competition for women to play football.

This year the WAFC is hosting three carnivals to help establish interested clubs to participate in full competition in 2018.

  • 11 June 
  • 25 June
  • 9 July

 

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Around the Grounds- Round 10

Tuesday, June 20, 2017 - 1:09 PM

A Grade

After ten rounds North Beach are sitting in second position with eight wins and two losses. That’s three more wins and two positions higher on the ladder than this time last year.

North Beach have defeated both 2016 Grand Finalists Trinity Aquinas and Scarborough already this season as well as current ladder leaders University. Last weekend they defeated Kalamunda, a team they lost to in round one this season.

Their only other loss this season has been against the in form Fremantle CBC by just nine points.

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Kingsley FC Events 24 June & 1 July

Friday, June 16, 2017 - 3:40 PM

Kingsley Football Club are hosting two events one on Saturday 24 June and the other on Saturday 1 July. 

All details in below flyers:

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