A look at Victoria & Abdul (PG)
MOST of us who have studied history either as an academic pursuit or as a hobby in later life reckon we know a fair bit about Queen Victoria’s reign.
After all she was on the throne for 64 years with her titles ranging from Queen of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland to Empress of India so there’s plenty to study. Continue reading
Here’s the top 10 in the Sandover Medal. Winner Haiden Schloithe spent a couple of years on the Fremantle rookie list. He kicks well and has shown the ability to both go back and kick goals. Jye Bolton (winner), Clint Jones (third) and Shane Nelson (fifth) were in the top 10 last year. Continue reading
WAFL preliminary final…
South’s Marlion Pickett is tackled by Subi’s Scott Hancock while Lachlan Delahunty provides support and umpire Kyal Horsely makes his decision (the real umpire said, “Give it to me.”).
SOUTH FREMANTLE scored the first three goals of the WAFL preliminary final and for a while it seemed their slick ball movement had Subiaco rattled. The Lions steadied mid-way through the quarter and two goals by small forward Liam Baker eased them back into the contest. Subiaco scored six goals to one in the second quarter and never gave up control of the game. Continue reading
STRATHFIELDSAYE will face minor premiers Eaglehawk in Saturday’s 2017 BFL grand final.
The Storm downed Golden Square by 16 points in Saturday’s preliminary final and in the process ended the league’s run of single digit finals finishes. Continue reading
Book review – Goodbye Leederville Oval…
Dr Kieran James’ book – Goodbye Leederville Oval is a unique and credible insight into Perth’s sporting culture. It covers three major themes – the fluidity of Perth’s sporting culture, the pain of transition in Australia of sports moving from semi-professional to professional pathways and one that is currently being further examined across the state. What is it to be a Western Australian? Continue reading
Bendigo Football League finals wrap…
EAGLEHAWK outlasted Strathfieldsaye by three points in Saturday’s tight and tense second semi-final to earn first berth in this season’s grand final. Continue reading
WAFL semi finals…
Jarrod Garlett drives South forward at Fremantle Oval. Photos by Les Everett.
Peel and the AFL alignment model is the topic on all WAFL lips right now and the cacophony will continue right through to grand final day after the Thunder ended Subiaco’s 19-game winning streak in the second semi final. Continue reading