Contrasts and comebacks Schloithe and Schlensog by Les Everett

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South Fremantle’s Blake Schlensog. Photos by Les Everett

WAFL round seven

In a round full of interest and some surprise the performances of the WAFL’s two AFL-linked teams were remarkably contrasting. West Coast, featuring just six AFL-listed players, were absolutely thrashed by East Fremantle. Peel, with five AFL-listed players, kicked eight straight goals in the first quarter and led all day to beat Perth. Continue reading

Bulldogs back and Demons make it interesting

WAFL round 11

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Haiden Schloithe marks close to the boundary at Fremantle Oval opposed to Mitch Crowden who missed the spoil by… that much. All photos by Les Everett.

The Sharks are the only team out of contention after 11 rounds of the WAFL season (and even they are a mathematical chance of making the finals if they cheat in the exam). Wins to South Fremantle and West Perth  consolidated their positions, the newly exciting Perth had another victory and Subiaco were challenged by East Perth. Continue reading

Confessions of an AFL talent spy by Les Everett

What’s in the WAFL?

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AT around about this time every year it starts happening… knocks on the door, texts, emails, faxes, Twitter and Facebook messages… from list managers, volunteer talent spotters, forward scouts, football operations managers, development coaches, CEOs, COOs, marketing managers, senior coaches, footy writers, TV sports presenters and people. All similar. “G’day mate…anything in the WAFL I should know about?” Continue reading