Rogers inducted as WAFC Life Member

Wednesday, December 11, 2019 - 12:22 PM

History continues to be made as the West Australian Football Commission welcomes its first Life Member through contribution to female football, Charmaine Rogers.

Being inducted at an official function on Monday December 9, Rogers was recognised for her distinguished service to WA Football. 

Induction to the WAFC Life Members’ Association is regarded as the WAFC’s highest level of recognition, distinct Read More [+]

Five appointed to board at AGM

Wednesday, November 13, 2019 - 12:29 PM

Four existing members, and one new member have been elected to the West Australian Women's Football League Board during the 2019 Annual General Meeting held at Department of Local Government, Sport and Cultural Industries on November 12.

Existing Vice President Sally Allomes was elected back into the role, entering a new three year term from 2019 - 2022.

Joining Sally in three year terms as General Members are returning members Shirley Elliot, Skye Miller and Joanne Taylor.

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Notice of 2019 AGM

Tuesday, October 8, 2019 - 8:23 PM

The 2019 WAWFL Annual General Meeting will be held on Tuesday 12 November, 6:30-7:30pm. 

Please note that attendance at the AGM is compulsory for all WAWFL Clubs.

There are six (6) Board positions to be elected at this years AGM:

Reserves: Tigers rally for premiership glory

Monday, September 16, 2019 - 8:35 AM

Written by Sandra Argese.

This year’s minor premiers have gone one step above finishing top of the ladder, winning the 2019 WAFLW Reserves Grand Final by 35 points.

Keeping South Fremantle scoreless for the entire second half, Claremont were too strong for their opponents for most of the afternoon.

Going inside 50 a staggering 15 more times than South Fremantle in the opening term, Claremont’s dominance was immediately on show – but Read More [+]

Rogers Cup: Peel Thunder claim Premiership honours

Monday, September 16, 2019 - 8:30 AM

Written by Sandra Argese.

Dominant first and final quarter performances from Peel Thunder has seen the club take home Rogers Cup premiership honours in 2019.

Shani Garrod opened proceedings by soccering the ball off the side of her boot to notch up the first major of the game. Peel’s momentum continued, with Savannah Ahearn’s strong chest mark and goal earning the Thunder a handy two goal lead at the first break.

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Subiaco Lions share Dhara Kerr Fairest and Best

Tuesday, September 10, 2019 - 8:47 AM

Subiaco captain Hayley Miller and vice-captain Danika Pisconeri shared the honours in the inaugural WAFL Women’s Dhara Kerr Fairest and Best Award on Monday, September 9 at Optus Stadium with 13 votes each.

Miller polled votes in seven of the nine games she played, including one 3-vote game and four 2-vote games. Pisconeri, who had a great season in the ruck for the Lions, polled votes on six occasions including three best-on-ground performances.

Miller added Read More [+]

Finals bound Lions overpower fighting Swans

Wednesday, August 14, 2019 - 11:02 AM

Written by Sandra Argese, 13 August 2019

Three goalless quarters saw Swan Districts go down to a surging Subiaco Lions outfit by 28 points on Sunday afternoon.

From the get go, the Sunday morning Round 16 Rogers Cup match up at Leederville Oval saw the Lions make their charge. 

Opening proceedings with two unanswered goals and several more scoring opportunities in the opening term, the home side found themselves up 15 points at Read More [+]

Tigers claw Thunder

Tuesday, August 6, 2019 - 3:03 PM

Written by Sandra Argese, 4 August 2019

Claremont has survived a scare from a hungry Peel Thunder outfit to run out 11 point winners on Sunday afternoon.

Cloudy conditions at Claremont Oval set the scene for the seesaw-like affair. The tone of the afternoon was set by several lead changes, with neither side more dominant than their opponent for the opening three quarters. 

But such was the sheer Read More [+]

East Fremantle surge to second spot

Monday, August 5, 2019 - 7:09 PM

Written by Sandra Argese, 30 July 2019

East Fremantle have breathed a sigh of relief after fighting off a last-minute scare from Peel Thunder in a blockbuster finale to finish two point winners.

As far as thrillers go, this was among the best of the season.  

Kira Phillips’ number 35 guernsey was everywhere Read More [+]

Angels launch towards finals contention

Tuesday, July 2, 2019 - 8:22 AM

Written by Sandra Argese

The Perth Angels have notched up one of their best performances of 2019 with a crucial 68 point victory over East Perth on Sunday afternoon.

Amidst wet and wintery conditions, all it took was three goals a term for the Angels to hit their straps at Altone Park, leaving East Perth with Read More [+]

Vale Cath Boyce

Monday, July 1, 2019 - 3:58 PM

It is with heavy hearts, we announce the passing of inaugural WAWFL Life Member Cath Boyce on Saturday 29 June 2019. Cath ‘Boycey’ Boyce was a pioneer of female football in WA, volunteering in various roles across the game and giving nine years of service to the WA Women's Football League in official positions.

Cath played an integral role in creating the current school girls competition, and was a driving force in enabling WA females Read More [+]

2019 WAFLW fixtures released

Sunday, March 31, 2019 - 5:50 PM

Fixtures have been finalised for the 2019 Optus WAFL Women’s Premiership season, with Round 1 to kick off on Sunday, May 5, featuring games at New Choice Homes Park, East Fremantle, and Steel Blue Oval, Bassendean.
The competition’s inaugural season will see the five WAFLW teams play each other three times across 15-rounds, with a three-week finals series culminating in a televised Grand Final as a double-header with the WAFL Preliminary Final Read More [+]

WAWFL League to become OPTUS WAFLW in 2019

Saturday, February 2, 2019 - 9:45 PM

A new West Australian Football League Women’s (WAFLW) competition will kick off in 2019, with five teams to compete in the inaugural Optus WAFLW Premiership Season.

East Fremantle, Claremont, Peel Thunder, Subiaco and Swan Districts will each field a WAFLW team in 2019, with South Fremantle receiving a provisional license for 2020.

West Australian Football Commission CEO Gavin Taylor said the WAFLW competition was an exciting step forward for football in WA that would complete Read More [+]

Three members appointed at AGM

Wednesday, November 14, 2018 - 10:47 AM

Two existing members, and one new member have been elected to the Mundella West Australian Women's Football League Board during the 2018 Annual General Meeting held at the Subiaco Football Club on November 13.

Existing Treasurer Danielle Fagents was elected back to her financial role, entering a new three year term from 2018 - 2021.

Joining Danielle in a three year term is returning member Sarah Campbell, who will take on the administration role until 2021.

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Swans Announce Women's League Coach

Monday, November 12, 2018 - 1:49 PM

Article: Swan Districts Football Club

Swan Districts Football Club has appointed All Australian and Fremantle Docker’s AFLW captain, Kara Donnellan as its new women’s football League coach.

From leading her team onto the Optus stadium turf to play Collingwood in front of a record-breaking crowd for women’s football of almost 42,000 fans in February, to her April engagement to fellow athlete, Ebony Antonio, Donnellan has had a phenomenal year by anyone’s standard. Read More [+]