Coolbinia’s ‘Stimpy’ reaches 300 games

Thursday, May 17, 2018 - 1:49 PM

Coolbinia Amateur Football Club stalwart Renard (Renny) Haslinger will celebrate his 300th amateur game this Saturday 19th May at Coolbinia Oval #2.

Haslinger, or as he is more affectionally known around the club as ‘Stimpy’ started his amateur career in 1994 at Redcliffe AFC (now Belmont Districts). In 1996, Stimpy moved across to Coolbinia pre-merger club Osborne Districts in what was a kick start for a long-playing career. Since then, Stimpy has been a mainstay for the Club, despite attempting to retire many times.

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Brentwood Booragoon to raise funds for mental health

Thursday, May 17, 2018 - 9:40 AM

On Saturday 19 May the Brentwood Booragoon Football Club will be hosting a charity match in support of The Black Dog Institute.

The Black Dog Institute aims to improve the lives of people affected by depression, bipolar disorder and suicide through research, education and training.

This is the first year the Brentwood Booragoon Football Club have held a charity event to raise funds for mental health issues. The club celebrates their 40th anniversary this year and given the significance of this occasion they wanted to give back to the community.

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Lynwood Ferndale’s Adam Shaw celebrates game 300

Wednesday, May 16, 2018 - 2:08 PM

On Saturday 19 May Lynwood Ferndale C2 Reserves player Adam Shaw will celebrate his 300-game milestone.

Adam started playing junior football for the Lynwood Ferndale Junior Football Club when he was six years old, playing around 167 games.

In 1990 the Lynwood Ferndale Junior Football Club amalgamated with the Lynwood Ferndale Amateur Football Club where Adam has been ever since.

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Cockburn Cobras Reunion

Wednesday, May 16, 2018 - 12:18 PM

Calling all past players, members, officials and supporters who have been a part of the Cockburn Football Club and the Cockburn East Fremantle Football Club dating back to the 1961.

The Cockburn Football Club will be holding its annual reunion on Saturday 19th May at Davilak Reserve starting from 2pm.

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Kingsley gain confidence in their new grade

Tuesday, May 15, 2018 - 4:24 PM

After being elevated from C1 last season, Kingsley have wasted no time proving they are a real contender in the B Grade competition.

The Kingsley Cats spent five years in C1 before finishing the 2017 season as minor premiers with only three losses.

They have continued that form into 2018 and now find themselves as the only team in B Grade to remain undefeated this season after six rounds.

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Scarborough & Fremantle CBC off to the perfect start in 2018

Monday, May 7, 2018 - 2:49 PM

Scarborough and Fremantle CBC have jumped to the top of the A Grade ladder after five rounds.

Both teams remain undefeated so far in season 2018 with Scarborough taking the top spot by percentage only.

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33 players continue to the next stage of the State Colts Program

Friday, May 4, 2018 - 9:57 AM

Congratulations to the below players selected to advance into the next stage of training for the West Coast Eagles State Amateur Colts squad. 

Training will continue on Wednesday’s at Hamer Park in Mt Lawley, 5:30pm arrival for a 6:00pm start. 

Any players who were not selected are welcomed to seek feedback from Steve Healy on 0437489400.

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WAAFL State U23's Program- Round 2 Invites

Wednesday, May 2, 2018 - 3:17 PM

The following players are invited to attend this years State Under 23’s Program. These players have been identified by either their coach, club official, state coaching scout or other WAAFL official.

A squad of 22 players will be chosen from this program to represent the WAAFL in a clash with the VAFA Under 23s in Melbourne on 7th July 2018.

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Around the Grounds- Round 4

Wednesday, May 2, 2018 - 2:44 PM

A Grade

There were some big percentage boosting wins for a few A Grade clubs in round four with Scarborough defeating Kalamunda by 100 points, Trinity Aquinas defeated A Grade newcomers Wanneroo by 105 points and University defeated Wembley by 64 points.

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Nairn, Regan and Streeton celebrate significant umpiring milestones

Tuesday, May 1, 2018 - 10:08 AM

Over the past four rounds three umpires have clocked up significant umpiring milestones, Brad Nairn (600 Games), Graham Regan (400 Games) and David Streeton (300 games).

The WAAFL congratulates Brad, Graham and David on their milestones. 

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WAAFL State U23's Program- Invited Players

Thursday, April 26, 2018 - 3:11 PM

The following players are invited to attend this years State Under 23’s Program. These players have been identified by either their coach, club official, state coaching scout or other WAAFL official.

A squad of 22 players will be chosen from this program to represent the WAAFL in a clash with the VAFA Under 23s in Melbourne on 7th July 2018.

Training will start at 630pm every Wednesday night from 9th May through to the 4th July at City Beach Oval.

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Integrated State Player Nominations

Thursday, April 26, 2018 - 10:34 AM

The Integrated competition is sending a state team to the AFL National Inclusion Carnival in Tasmania from the 18th to 23rd June 2018.

An invitation is extended to all WAAFL Clubs with Integrated Football Teams or Clubs yet to establish an Integrated Team but have players who may meet criteria to nominate them to attend the State Trials. 

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WAAFL commemorates the Anzac’s

Thursday, April 19, 2018 - 1:45 PM

On Saturday 21 and 28 April, the WA Amateur Football League will recognise the sacrifices of those men and women who served for our country.

Many of our clubs will mark this occasion in various ways across the two Saturday's.

Below are the ways our clubs are getting involved:

Ballajura’s Dwayne Unwin reaches 300 game milestone

Wednesday, April 18, 2018 - 2:08 PM

Ballajura C1 Reserves player Dwayne Unwin will reach 300 games this weekend when he comes up against Carlisle at Kingfisher Reserve.

Dwayne or as he is known at the club ‘undies’, started playing for the Ballajura colts in the year 2000 and has played every year since.

He has won two premierships in his time at Ballajura, the most recent in 2015 when the clubs C3 side defeated Swan View comfortably by 72 points.

The WAAFL congratulates Dwayne on his milestone

WAAFL launches Women’s Competition in 2018

Tuesday, April 17, 2018 - 11:00 AM

The Western Australian Amateur Football League will be launching a Senior Women’s Competition in 2018 for the first time in the leagues 96-year history.

The formation of the WAAFL Women’s competition identifies the need for a senior community competition as well as creating a pathway towards the WAWFL competition.

A restructure of the WAAFL By-Laws will reflect the change to the competition which used to read “Only males are eligible to play in the Senior and Colts competition”

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