They know the meaning of success

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The 2018 WAFL premiers. All photos by Les Everett.

To challenge the unbeaten Subiaco in the 2018 WAFL grand final West Perth needed to “bring something”, to start strongly… and they did. But it wasn’t enough. Continue reading

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Lots of Dockers have played in WAFL premierships

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Subiaco’s premiership team in 2004 contained aspiring Dockers David Mundy & Ryan Crowley. Photos by Les Everett.

THERE’S the potential for 17 Fremantle-listed players to add a WAFL premiership to their CVs on Sunday. They won’t be the first. In fact two of Peel’s team have already played in the winning WAFL grand final while on the Fremantle list – Clancee Pearce (Swan Districts, 2010) and Nick Suban (Claremont, 2012). Subiaco coach Jarrad Schofield was on the Fremantle list when he played in a premiership for the Lions in 2006. Continue reading

WAFL Lions do it again

Shane Yarran kicked five goals for Subiaco and gained plenty of support. Photos by Les Everett

Shane Yarran kicked five goals for Subiaco and gained plenty of support. Photos by Les Everett

There was a time not that long ago when WA footy fans pitied Subiaco. Poor buggers could barely win a game let alone a premiership. Times have changed – the Lions have appeared in nine of the past 13 WAFL grand finals and won six premierships in that time. No one has Subiaco as their second team anymore, they’re about as cuddly as Hawthorn. Continue reading