WAAFL commemorates the Anzac’sThursday, April 20, 2017 - 10:41 AM
This Saturday 22 April the WAAFL recognises the sacrifices of those men and women who served for our country.
Eleven clubs requested home games in order to show their support for Anzac Day Round.
While some clubs will hold formalities this Saturday on our official Anzac Round others will hold theirs next Saturday 29 April.
Below are some of the ways our clubs are getting involved:
- Veterans March, Last Post and Rouse provided by the City of Cockburn RSL on the 29 April.
- Trophy awarded in each match for the player who shows acts of Bravery, Selflessness and Courage.
- Ellenbrook RSL in attendance
- Players and officials to wear Black armbands during matches
- Minutes Silence before each match with the Last Post, National Anthem and flag raising ceremony before league match
- Gosnells RSL in attendance
- Fairest and Best in League match awarded the inaugural Barratt/Hansen ANZAC Medal
High Wycombe: A minutes’ silence and last post before each game
Kingsway: Bugler and Returned Servicemen before the league game on April 29
- Kwinana RSL in attendance
- Last post before the league game
- A minute silence before reserves match
- National Anthem and last post before the League game
- Specially Designed Guernsey’s
- Last Post and a minutes silence
- Organise and all players to attend Anzac Day Service at the North Fremantle Fallen Soldier War Memorial.
- Community invited to attend Anzac Day game on 29 April.
Quinn’s Districts: Bugler and Other formalities on April 29
Trinity Aquinas: Specially Designed Guernsey’s, each have the service number of a fallen old boy