Integrated Grand Final- Sat 1 September

Wednesday, August 29, 2018 - 10:53 AM

Coolbinia and High Wycombe will face off in the Integrated Football Competition season decider for the second year in a row.

High Wycombe led the competition for majority of the season losing only two matches but were over taken for the minor premiership in the last round by Kingsway.

Coolbinia on the other hand finished in fourth position with five losses but managed to defeat Kingsway in the Semi Final last week to secure their spot.

High Wycombe and Coolbinia went head to head in the 2017 Grand Final with Coolbinia winning their third premiership in a row with a 49-point victory.

The two sides have met twice already this season with High Wycombe winning by seven points in round seven before Coolbinia took the win by 51 points in round fifteen.

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Women's Grand Finals - Sat 1 September

Wednesday, August 29, 2018 - 9:20 AM

West Coast and University will face off in the Women’s A Grade Grand Final this Saturday 1 September at Lightning Park, Noranda. 

West Coast finished second on the ladder at the end of the home and away season before defeating Curtin Uni Wesley in the Semi Final to advance straight through to the season decider.

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Nine Club’s bow out of the Finals Series

Wednesday, August 29, 2018 - 8:59 AM

Last Saturday saw another nine clubs finish their finals campaigns across various grades.

Collegians (DBC), Coolbellup (C4), Forrestdale (E1), Kingsway (Integrated), Lynwood Ferndale (C2R), Melville (IDC), Mt Lawley (BR), Nollamara (WB) and Wanneroo (C2R, PSC) saw their only remaining teams lose in week two of the finals.

While others bowed out, other teams were celebrating as they made their way into their respective Grand Finals.

Coolbinia (C3, C3R, Integrated) and Jandakot (C4, C4R, LKC) have been the most successful so far with three teams through to the Grand Final. Ballajura (C1, E3), Fremantle CBC (D1, E2) and University (WA, BJC) have two teams through.

Bullcreek Leeming (IDC), Cottesloe (WB), Curtin Uni Wesley (D1R), High Wycombe (Integrated), Kingsley (B), Noranda (E1), Ocean Ridge (C2), Quinn’s Districts (C1R), Rossmoyne (WB), Swan Athletic (BR), Warnbro Swans (C2R), West Coast (WA) and Whitford (DBC) all have one team through to the Grand Final.

The Integrated Football competition and Women’s A and B Grade Grand Finals are on this Saturday 1 September at Lightning Park, Noranda.

Preliminary Finals are on this Saturday for grades B-E while A Grades host Semi Finals.

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Finals Campaigns continue for 47 Clubs

Tuesday, August 21, 2018 - 11:08 AM

Qualifying and Elimination finals were held last Saturday for Men’s Grades B and below with twenty teams eliminated after the first week of finals.

Mt Lawley lost the most teams in the first week with their B Grade and D1 Reserves sides unable to get the win in their Elimination Finals. The club still has their B Reserves side in the finals.

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West Coast and Cottesloe through to Women’s Grand Finals

Monday, August 20, 2018 - 4:04 PM

West Coast are the first side through to the WAAFL Women’s A Grade Grand Final after defeating Curtin Uni Wesley in Semi Final 2 on Saturday night.

The match played under lights at Lightning Park, Noranda saw West Coast claim a 5.5 (35) to 1.5 (11) victory.

Heading into the match Curtin Uni Wesley were undefeated so far this season with their last match against West Coast ending in a draw.

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Scarborough finish as minor premiers in A Grade

Monday, August 20, 2018 - 10:24 AM

Scarborough have finished as minor premiers in the A Grade competition for the first time since being elevated into the grade at the end of 2015.

Scarborough lost just one match this season against Fremantle CBC in Round 7 and finished two wins clear of second place.

The side has finished fourth the past two seasons making the Grand Final in 2016 but were knocked out early last season losing to eventual premiers Trinity Aquinas in the Elimination Final.

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Grand Final spots up for grabs in Women's Competition

Friday, August 17, 2018 - 9:33 AM

A spot in the Grand Final is up for grabs this Saturday 18 August in both the A and B Grade Women’s finals held at Lightning Park, Noranda.

Curtin Uni Wesley and West Coast will be looking to secure a Grand Final spot in the A Grade competition while Rossmoyne and Cottesloe look to be the first to make the B Grade grand final.

After finishing first and second on the A Grade ladder Curtin Uni Wesley and West Coast both had a week’s break before heading into this weekend’s semi-final.

Last time the two sides met in round eight the game ended in a draw, with West Coast the only team to almost upset Curtin Uni Wesley’s otherwise unbeatable season.

With a Grand Final spot for the taking the loser will get another chance as they face University in the preliminary final next weekend.

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Forrestdale FC host Brendan Fevola

Friday, August 17, 2018 - 9:02 AM

The Forrestdale Football Club will be holding 'An Evening with Brendan Fevola" on Friday 7 September 2018 at William Skeet Oval. 

Tickets are $35 and can be purchased through Marika 0403 943 246 or Jason 0400 500 172. 

Full details in flyer below:

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Skill Hire Finals Series kicks off for 19 grades

Tuesday, August 14, 2018 - 10:05 AM

The 2018 Skill Hire Finals Series begins this Saturday 18 August for Men's Grades B and below.

Fifty-one clubs have made their way into finals so far with North Beach (D1, D1R, E2, BJC, WA) leading the way with five teams into finals already while Ballajura (C1, C1R, IDC, E3), Fremantle CBC (D1, D1R, E2, BJC), North Fremantle (B, BR, D1, DBC), Ocean Ridge (C2, C2R, E2, LKC) Swan Athletic (B, BR, E1, DBC), University (D1, D1R, BJC, WA) and Whitford (B, BR, DBC, BJC) all have four teams through so far.

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WAAFL Women’s Finals kick off at Lightning Park

Wednesday, August 8, 2018 - 3:10 PM

The WAAFL Women’s competition finals begin this Saturday 11 August at Lightning Park, Noranda.

The A Grade competition sees the top four teams through to finals while B Grade has a top five format.

This Saturday Nollamara and Warnbro Swans will compete in the B Grade Elimination Final after finishing fourth and fifth respectively after the home and away season.

Cockburn Lakes (2nd) and Cottesloe (3rd) will go head to head in the B Grade Qualifying Final at 5.30pm.

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Dale Rakich reaches 400 games for the West Coast AFC

Wednesday, August 8, 2018 - 3:00 PM

Long-time West Coast Amateur Football Club member Dale Rakich will play his 400th game this Saturday 11 August at City Beach Oval.

‘Rakka’ as he is known around the club started his playing career for West Coast in the colts where he went on to represent the WAAFL in the State Colts program.

In 1999 he won a Best and Fairest Award before joining the committee from 2000 - 2005 holding roles such as secretary and treasurer as well as being president from 2003 - 2005.

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Justin Dolin umpires 900th match

Friday, August 3, 2018 - 9:30 AM

In 2018, Goal Umpire Justin Dolin celebrated a major milestone when he umpired his 900th WAAFL/SFL game, 800th WAAFL match as well as his 250th A Grade game.

Justin’s association with the WAAFL began when he left school in 1975. He played a handful of games for Trinity Old Boys before study took over.

Justin spent nine years living in the country before moving back to the city and wanted to be involved with Football in some capacity.

He decided to take up field umpiring in 1990, umpiring his first match under the single umpire system at Collage Park.

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Lynwood Ferndale’s Brendan Wainwright reaches 300 games

Thursday, August 2, 2018 - 4:43 PM

Lynwood Ferndale player and current president Brendan Wainwright will reach 300 games this Saturday at Ferndale Park.

Brendan started playing juniors at Lynwood Ferndale in 1995 before starting colts’ football in 2001.

He won the reserves best and fairest in 2003, 2013 and 2014.

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Kingsley’s James Lowrie celebrates game 350

Friday, July 27, 2018 - 2:46 PM

D1 Reserves player James Lowrie is pulling on the boots for the 350th time in Kingsley colours this weekend.

His senior football career commenced in 1996 when Kingsley were in the Sunday Hills comp and Robinson Reserve in Osborne Park was their Home ground.

James (Laz) had been travelling around Australia, returning to Perth to work and sharing a house with some Kingsley players. He was invited down for a kick and is now still running around with his mates on the weekends.

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Wembley hold ‘Man Enough Day’ to remember former teammate

Tuesday, July 24, 2018 - 9:13 AM

On Saturday 28 July the Wembley Football Club will be swapping their white ‘V’ for teal as the club teams up with the Happiness Co and their ‘Man Enough’ Movement to educate and spread awareness about men’s health.

The Round 15 match at Wembley Sports Complex is being dedicated to former teammate Tim Grylls who tragically passed away last year.

Three million Australians are living with anxiety and depression, the Happiness Co and the Man Enough movement aims to encourage men to open up, seek support and work on their self-development.

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