Peel good story at Fremantle Oval by Les Everett

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Claremont played Peel at Fremantle Oval on Saturday. Here Michael Tassone, on debut, fires out a handpass.

I’M always keen to be present at historic football occasions and so was happy to hurry along to Fremantle Oval for the game between Claremont, the home team, and Peel. The Tigers are homeless at present due to the redevelopment of Claremont Oval – it’s a marvellous initiative that will result in each Claremont supporter getting an apartment overlooking the oval.* Continue reading

What might come out of the WAFL by Les Everett

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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

Peel pressure too much for Lions

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Peel captain Gerald Ugle. Photos by Les Everett.

Peel pressure too much for Lions

 

Peel Thunder have won their first WAFL premiership after a tough grand final at Subiaco Oval on Sunday. Peel were in control from the outset but scored four behinds before Subiaco kicked the first goal of the game through Brad Stevenson. However the Thunder midfield was well on top and by quarter time they’d set up a lead of 24 points. A classical winger’s display by Ed Langdon was the highlight of the first quarter. Continue reading