Coolbinia West Perth became the first WAAFL premiers for 2017 when they won their third consecutive Integrated Premiership on Saturday.
Coolbinia West Perth finished the season in second position on the ladder with eight wins and four losses.
They came up against first time grand finalists High Wycombe who finished on top of the ladder with just the one loss during the season.
High Wycombe defeated Fremantle CBC Green convincingly by 35 points in the semi-final while Coolbinia West Perth just snuck in defeating Kingsway by one point.
Despite High Wycombe’s dominance throughout the season, Coolbinia West Perth were too strong on the day led by All Australian midfielders Lyndsy Ashworth who kicked six majors and ruckman David Hallows.
Last year Coolbinia West Perth created history going back to back however they have created more history this year becoming the first Integrated club to claim three consecutive premierships since the program began in 2009.
Coolbinia West Perth’s Jayson Mann claimed the best on ground medal for his display which also saw him kick two goals.
Coolbinia West Perth 11.5 (71)
High Wycombe 3.2 (22)
Coolbinia West Perth: Lyndsy Ashworth 6, Jayson Mann 2, Brendan Brown 2, Kiren Munro.
High Wycombe: Graeme Govan, Justin Haigh, Shannon Mckinley.
Best on Ground: Jayson Mann (Coolbinia West Perth)
Coach: Brett Hockley
Assistant Coach: Dave Sheedy
Team Manager: Michelle Bamess
Coolbinia West Perth
Coach: John Stone
Team Manager: Kylie Bain
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