They know the meaning of success

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The 2018 WAFL premiers. All photos by Les Everett.

To challenge the unbeaten Subiaco in the 2018 WAFL grand final West Perth needed to “bring something”, to start strongly… and they did. But it wasn’t enough. Continue reading

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So it’s the Lions and the Falcons

LoureyAs we pondered at the start of the finals about who would meet Subiaco in the big one West Perth wasn’t at front of mind. The Falcons slipped right out of mind after South Fremantle beat them by 98 points in the qualifying final. Continue reading

On target Diorites get the job done

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The 43rd Mines Rovers premiership team. All photos by Les Everett.

Boulder spoiled the party earlier this season when they beat their co-tenants on the weekend Mines Rovers had chosen to celebrate their 120th birthday. After close encounters during the year and an eight-point win by Mines in the second semi final everything pointed to an even Goldfields Football League grand final on Saturday. Continue reading

Dragons soar, Tigers lose their roar by Richard Jones

BFNLLogo1A wrap of Bendigo footy finals, Week 1

Kyneton’s heavy defeat in Saturday’s qualifying final at the hands of Eaglehawk was the talk of Bendigo football at the weekend. The Tigers didn’t give a yelp after quarter-time leading footy fans and journalists wondering what effect the news the club was $200,000 in debt had had on the team. Tiger coach Luke Beattie refused to lay the side’s atrocious performance to the club’s ongoing financial woes. “That information was known to the playing group two weeks ago and the way the players went about it in our final home and away game against Golden Square reflected the buy-in from the group,” he said.“I wouldn’t use it as an excuse for the finals loss at all.” Continue reading