As WAFL clubs prepare to play their first scratch matches, John Townsend looks at the five players who will be the keys to each team’s success this year.
As WAFL clubs prepare to play their first scratch matches with the season proper, John Townsend looks at the five players who will be the keys to each team’s success this year.
The WAFL arbitrator Brendan Taylor found that Cody Leggett’s 2020 contract was binding and that he was not eligible to transfer to East Fremantle. It didn’t go down well.
Leggett and East Fremantle had claimed Perth breached their two-year deal with the player and he would have a greater chance of being drafted to the AFL if he played at the Sharks.
The livewire forward was cleared to the Bulldogs from Perth after training at Fremantle Oval for the majority of the pre-season.
Several ex-AFL cult heroes are set to ply their trade in the Perth Football League this season, including a member of the ‘first kick, first goal’ club. Plus a former Magpies rookie lands in the GFL.
The Black Swans will employ a younger and faster team against South Australia this season.
The WA Football Commission have released the fixtures for the second year of the State’s premier women’s competition.
Sudanese-born speedster to try to help Swans climb off the bottom of the ladder.
The AFL website reported that there was discussion on reducing lists by five, 10 or most radically 15 players.
Swan Districts product Riley Garcia is making giant strides - literally - in his rehabilitation from a serious knee injury.
The Dixson Challenge Cup is the oldest football premiership cup in Australia and the most significant item of sporting memorabilia in this State.
There is little question over the quality of the football produced most Saturday afternoons. But last year those outstanding footballers were watched by the smallest crowds since World War II.
Brent LeCras has hung up the boots, with Cervantes recruiting a pair of ex-Sharks to help cover their off-season losses. Adam Cockie has scored a new gig, while several Perth Demons are on the move.
Lighting is invariably poor and inadequate for night football, while spectators mostly cope with basic seating arrangements, modest can bars, tiny food stalls and scratchy PA systems.
After 135 years, the oldest sporting competition in the State faces major challenges from all directions. John Townsend takes a look at the biggest issued facing the WAFL.
Leggett, 23, will have to convince the arbitrator that his existing contract with Perth is invalid and that he is eligible to transfer to the Sharks.
WA draftees Luke Jackson and Trent Rivers are giving themselves ‘every chance’ for an early-season debut at Melbourne, according to the club’s football boss Josh Mahoney.
After 135 years, the oldest sporting competition in the State faces major challenges from all directions. John Townsend examines the WAFL’s five most pressing issues in 2020.
Mercurial WA youngster Rhai-Arn Cox is heading east in a bid to re-ignite his AFL draft hopes.
The 19-year-old flew out for Melbourne today and will train with the Bombers for the next fortnight in the hope of securing a place on the club’s list.
Several Subiaco premiership players have found new homes in WA’s amateur and country leagues, while a former Carlton and Melbourne defender has landed in the Perth Football League.
WA football icon, talented artist and the first Aboriginal person to attend the University of Western Australia, Irwin Lewis, has died aged 80.
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