Around the Grounds- Round 17

Tuesday, August 8, 2017 - 1:05 PM

A Grade (Round 16)

Wembley pulled off a much-needed win if they are to survive relegation this season. Wembley defeated West Coast 12.16 (88) to 10.12 (72). They were helped up forward by Tim Noakes who kicked five goals as well as Bronson Harry who kicked three.

Kalamunda snuck in a two-point win over Curtin Uni Wesley at Ray Owen Reserve. Kalamunda are now in fifth spot with a chance to play finals. Kalamunda have finished in eighth position the past two seasons.

Fremantle CBC have cemented their spot in the top three after a 63-46 win over Scarborough. They sit in third spot but cannot be pushed out as they are four games clear of fourth placed Scarborough.

North Beach remain on top of the ladder after they defeated Whitford while University had another win this time over Trinity Aquinas.

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Around the Grounds – Round 16

Tuesday, August 1, 2017 - 1:10 PM

A Grade

Bye

 

B Grade

Kingsway and Wanneroo had another close game as Kingsway managed to win by just three points. The last time the two sides met in Round 7 Kingsway took the win by the same margin.

Mt Lawley have moved one step closer to playing finals after an eleven-point win over ladder leaders North Fremantle. David Mckinlay kicked five goals for Mt Lawley who are two wins clear in fifth position.

There was no movement on the ladder for Swan Athletic as they continue to hold on to third position after a 62-point win over Maddington. Collegians also had a 66-point win over Stirling and remain in sixth position.

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AFL National Inclusion Carnival- Results

Wednesday, July 26, 2017 - 11:38 AM

The WAAFL Integrated State Team competed at the AFL National Inclusion Carnival on the Gold Coast last week.

The WA side qualified for Pool B after winning two out of seven matches at the carnival’s round robin style grading day.

The Pool B competition consisted of four teams- South Australia, Northern Territory, Tasmania and Western Australia.

WA managed to win their first two matches of the carnival against South Australia and the Northern Territory before they were defeated by Tasmania in their final match on Friday. The loss dropped them into third position on the Pool B ladder and unfortunately, they missed the Pool B Grand Final by percentage only.

However, they still had one more game as they played off for third position against the Northern Territory. The WA side finishing the carnival with a comfortable 85-point victory.

Fillip Ranieri and Raphael Gould were rewarded for their efforts in the carnival by being named in the All Australian team.

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Around the Grounds- Round 15

Wednesday, July 26, 2017 - 11:32 AM

A Grade

North Beach played catch up to Scarborough for majority of the day with Scarborough leading by 27 points at quarter time. With one quarter to go Scarborough still led by 21 points however a six goal to two final quarter saw North Beach win by just three points. Jordan Adamson-Holmes kicked four goals for Scarborough while Nicolas Reid kicked four for North Beach.

Whitford defeated Wembley for the first time since Round 7 2016. The win is just their second of the year after they defeated Kalamunda in round 13. The loss means Wembley are just holding on to eighth spot by percentage over West Coast.

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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.