The Sharks emphatically bounced back from their 14th derby loss to South Fremantle, handing the Demons a 10th straight loss 23.14 (152) to 9.2 (56).
Perth coach Garry Moss says the Demons must improve both on and off the field should they resurrect their club from the doldrums of the WAFL.
Peel Thunder continue to put themselves under pressure as well as the top five after once again not capitalising on taking on a weaker side despite being stocked with Fremantle talent.
It wasn’t easy departing the club he’s been representing for nearly a decade but East Perth recruit Nicholas Bonomelli is eager to make the most of his second chance after kicking four goals on debut.
A run of nine unanswered goals in the second half helped East Perth stay in touch with the WAFL’s top five with a 38-point win over Perth.
Swan Districts defied miserable conditions and a fast-starting Perth side to win their seventh game of the season thanks to a monumental display from defender-cum-midfielder Tobe Watson.
Timing is everything for a forward and for Perth’s Sam Stubbs it couldn’t be any better as the proud Indigenous man returns in NAIDOC Week to wear the guernsey he designed.
Champion Data has revealed which WAFL players have been ranked elite after the first 10 rounds of the season. And one premiership contender has surprisingly none. See who made the cut here.
West Perth celebrated Mark Hutchings’ long-awaited return, and 100th WAFL game, with an easy win over the injury-hit Perth at Mineral Resources Park.
East Fremantle have been dealt another massive blow to their premiership hopes with star Cody Leggett to miss the rest of the season after rupturing a tendon in his right hamstring.
A seven-goal blitz from South Fremantle epitomised why they are one of the in-form teams of the WAFL as they launched themselves into third spot on the back of a third-consecutive victory.
South Fremantle celebrated captain Dylan Main’s 100th game for the club with a convincing win over Perth, their third in a row.
Jake Florenca’s Sandover Medal hopes have been dealt a massive blow with fears he has sustained a serious hamstring injury that could sideline him for months.
Subiaco boom recruit Stefan Giro has only played seven games for the Lions. But he’s seen enough to suggest Subiaco can turn their season around.
It may not be the dominant Subiaco we’re used to seeing, but regular service has resumed after the Lions defeated Perth by 14 points.
It might be cliché to label the first time brothers Haydn and Jordan Busher stepped onto a WAFL field together as fate. But after near misses, it’s hard to describe it another way
Perth forward Fraser McInnes has escaped serious injury after it was initially feared he’d ruptured his Achilles in the Demons’ loss to Claremont at Revo Fitness Park on Saturday.
Claremont got so much more than just four premiership points this weekend and it has coach Ash Prescott buoyed for the rest of the season.
Claremont’s Fab Four hit all the right notes to ensure the Tigers got the job done against an obstinate Perth at Revo Fitness Stadium on Saturday.
Sebit Kuek will pull on a third team’s colours in less than a week when the mid-season draftee turns out for Peel Thunder against Subiaco at Leederville Oval on Saturday.
Mitch Dobson sought a change of scenery to reinvigorate his WAFL career and is reaping the rewards as a valuable addition to the powerful forward line at his new club West Perth.
With scores tied deep into time-on in the fourth quarter, Mitch Dobson’s diving mark at the top of the goal square after a quick kick inside 50 from Trent Manzone proved the difference.
Perth’s COVID-19 crisis has deepened with the club set to be without 13 players for their clash with West Perth in Joondalup on Saturday.
East Fremantle’s spread from the contest has been the highlight of their season so far, and it was on display again in yesterday’s 26-point win over Perth at Mineral Resources Park on Saturday.
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