The matter of WAFL alignment by Les Everett

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Leaving the field after Peel’s first finals win Fremantle listed players Anthony Morabito (injured), Shane Yarran & Ethan Hughes. Photo by Les Everett.

THE question of what happens to players not selected in the senior team each weekend is one that has exercised the minds of the football department at the Dockers and the Eagles since the beginning. Continue reading

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Who might come out of the WAFL?

The AFL draft is happening on Tuesday. Time to think about prospects who were running around in the WAFL this year.

Callum Ah Chee has had a pretty standard pathway to the AFL. However he does have the advantage of a bit of time at league level in the WAFL to go with his under age state representation and AFL elite junior opportunities. He’s skilful and exciting.

Callum Ah Chee. Photos by Les Everett

Callum Ah Chee. Photos by Les Everett

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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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