Sharks back on top after another close one

• Lots of close ones in the WAFL this year

Minutes after Fremantle secured victory over Hawthorn at Perth Stadium East Fremantle won a thriller a short walk away at the WACA. The Sharks were two points down at three quarter time and held on in the closing stages. Cody Leggett kicked five goals in his best game for East Fremantle, Matthew Jupp outpointed the dangerous Tyler Keitel and Milan Murdock was lively in the midfield. Keegan Knott kicked four goals for the Falcons.

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A wartime spy caper which tricked the Nazis by Richard Jones

Even though we’re nearly eight decades past the end of World War 2 there’s still no shortage of movies about the massive conflict. One of the latest involves a clever scheme dreamed up by behind-the-scenes special secret British agents to convince Hitler and his generals that the Allied were planning a 1943 invasion of Greece as their spearhead into re-taking Europe. Not Sicily and then mainland Italy as was the case involving a huge land and sea operation which remained an ultra-secret.

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Shanahan has you figured out by Song List Rat

Some musical heroes swagger into town like Genghis Khan announcing intent to conquer all by wielding electric guitars like scimitars. Others fly under the radar like Clark Kent and then turn into Superwoman. Helen Shanahan slunk into the first weekend of the Denmark Festival of Voice like a gut shot deer (Deer In Headlights) and left an all-conquering hero. 

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Big WAFL weekend and my part in a winning goal

• There was interest in the pack forming behind the goals as Peel’s Josh Treacy lined up for the second/third attempt at the winning goal. The young man with the fine head of hair actually marked it under great pressure. Photos by Les Everett

WAFL round seven

The WA Day long weekend is always a big one in the WAFL and this year there was a bonus with Nat Fyfe’s return to football significantly boosting the crowd at Leederville Oval. 

• Subiaco’s Lachlan Delahunty keeps a tight hold on Peel’s Nat Fyfe.
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