South get there at last


Brock Higgins isn’t very stylish but he’ll give South Fremantle hope in the grand final. Photos by Les Everett.

After three WAFL preliminary final losses South Fremantle have finally earned a place in the grand final. Continue reading

Lions loom large

WAFL semi finals


Claremont’s Matthew Palfrey marks strongly on the lead. Photos by Les Everett

The semis have been played and the question is, as usual at this time of the WAFL season, who can match Subiaco? Who has that extra something? Continue reading

Stories from the other end of the table by Les Everett


A few years ago Gordon Lee decided he’d like to write down some of the stories from his eventful life. “Just for the family.” I’d heard some of them but when Gordon told me he’d been a partner in a BYO nightclub and one of his partners was called Barbecue Jack, ‘the most feared fighter in Fremantle’, I knew the stories deserved a wider audience. Continue reading

Drawing a Lyon: an annual somewhat hopeful look at Freo by Les Everett


Ross Lyon at Fremantle Oval prior to the 2013 grand final. Photo by Les Everett.

I almost made a big call on a recent Saturday night. Cold and miserable as I left Perth Stadium half way through the last quarter of the Fremantle-Essendon game I questioned whether I really wanted to do it any more. Watching the Dockers had become a chore. Continue reading