Leederville Oval remains unfit for football less than a week after being named the host of this year’s WAFL grand final with Saturday’s clash between East Perth and West Perth the latest to be relocated.
Five WAFL grounds from all around the city are in contention to host this year’s decider as Optus Stadium is out of action for the second time in three seasons
A grand final at Pentanet Stadium won’t give West Perth any more motivation than they already need to qualify for the WAFL grand final, according to Falcons forward Rudy Riddoch.
West Perth have extended their lead atop the WAFL colts ladder while denting East Fremantle’s finals hopes with a powerful 78-point win at Pentanet Stadium.
It was billed as a potential grand final preview and if everything goes to plan for West Perth, they could get the chance to recreate history at their home ground later this year after defeating East Fremantle.
West Perth will be near full strength for their top-of-the-table clash against East Fremantle at Pentanet Stadium on Saturday.
Tyler Keitel has long been a match-winner for West Perth. On Saturday, he was given the task of being a match-saver - and he didn’t disappoint.
It’s hard to split South Fremantle and West Perth as two of the WAFL’s top premiership contenders - and so it proved on the field with the competition’s first draw in more than a decade.
Forward Nick Robertson is a chance to play for East Perth in their must-win clash against Peel Thunder a week after it was feared he’d sustained a serious ankle injury.
It’s not every day a WAFL player can say they kicked four goals on a 100-game AFL defender. Unfortunately for West Coast’s Jackson Nelson, West Perth Conal Lynch earned those bragging rights.
West Coast’s embarrassing WAFL season slumped to a new low as West Perth returned to the top of the WAFL ladder in a wet contest at Mineral Resources Park on Saturday night.
Claremont coach Ash Prescott challenged his side to be brave and bold, a task they took on emphatically as they put forward their best performance of the season to topple ladder-leaders West Perth.
Ladder leaders West Perth bounced back from a tough few weeks to defeat Claremont by 35 points - 11.7 (73) to 5.8 (38) - under lights at Albany’s Retravision Stadium on Saturday night.
Claremont crashed Shane Nelson’s 200-game celebrations and knocked West Perth off the top of the ladder with a 29-point win at Revo Fitness Stadium on Saturday.
West Perth Shane Nelson is the definition of consistency in the WAFL, averaging a remarkable 30 disposals in a 199 league game career that has seen him do it all.
Finals may still be eight rounds away, but West Perth could have eliminated a dangerous contender well before the start of September.
Peel Thunder’s finals hopes are washing away quickly after West Perth overran them in a low-scoring affair in torrid conditions at Pentanet Stadium on Saturday.
West Perth co-captain Aaron Black is adamant his side isn’t getting carried away despite sitting one game clear on top of the ladder after yet another strong performance over an injury-depleted Perth outfit.
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.
Mark Hutchings is set to make his long-awaited return for West Perth when they take on Perth at Mineral Resources Park on Saturday.
Mark Hutchings has been carefully managed since the pre-season setback and made his long-awaited return in the reserves on Saturday, collecting 16 disposals in limited game time.
West Perth snatched back top spot on the WAFL ladder after outclassing Swan Districts by 18 points at Pentanet Stadium on Saturday.
Matthew Jupp believes East Fremantle’s top-of-the-table triumph over West Perth at the WACA Ground on Saturday shows they can beat anyone in the competition.
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