They teach decision making at coaching courses these days. Those in the know will tell you it’s a skill in Australian Rules football just like kicking, handpassing, tackling and marking. Continue reading
What’s in the WAFL?
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
WAFL preliminary final…
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
WAFL round 13
WITH a seemingly obvious big man advantage and the confidence five consecutive wins brings East Perth began the match-of-the-day impressively. Continue reading
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
Subiaco is into the WAFL grand final for the eighth time in 13 years after a powerful victory over South Fremantle at Leederville Oval in the second semi final. Continue reading
WAFL round 22
With one round remaining there’s one spot in the WAFL top five up for grabs and the Sharks and Royals will play for it at East Fremantle Oval next Saturday. Continue reading
WAFL round 14
Now that was a funny round. The top two might have told us something we didn’t really want to hear – that there’s a big gap between them and rest – while the bottom two provided a very welcome message that maybe they’re not a bad as we thought they were. Continue reading