Subiaco Oval 1937
Even in the very early days of the Swan River Colony there was a need for a sports ground on which to play cricket, run horse races and other contests. Initially a piece of flat, relatively clear ground in East Perth, roughly where Queens Gardens is today, was used for cricket and horse races were run on the downs in Fremantle. Slowly, as the population grew, better facilities for various sports were developed. Continue reading
Subi’s Liam Ryan gives them the slip. All photos by Les Everett
The 2016 WAFL season was historic with Peel winning their first premiership. That result, or more accurately, the make-up of Peel’s grand final team is likely to lead to changes in the eligibility of AFL-listed players in WAFL finals. But that’s another discussion.
Right now AFL clubs will be thinking about the WAFL for another reason – the possibility of extracting readymade gems from this potentially rich recruiting ground. Continue reading
A look at Hacksaw Ridge (MA)…
WE haven’t seen an offering from Aussie Mel Gibson in his role as a director for just on a decade. Continue reading
A look at Hell Or High Water…
I’VE always loved movies where locations are filmed in the Wild West, no matter in which era they’re set. Continue reading
Five of this year’s winners are at their original WAFL club, four have played in the AFL and two are from interstate.
A look at Sully...
I DON’T believe any regular travellers, or travellers of any kind really, will ever forget those images of the downed American airliner in New York’s Hudson River a few years back. Continue reading
The top 10 at every club…