Confessions of an AFL talent spy by Les Everett

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

On the WAFL and the unknown Minson reporter by Les Everett


Blaine Wilson slams through the easiest of his six goals at Fremantle Oval. Photos by Les Everett

WELL, that was a big weekend of footy. Live I saw 1.25 games: Fremantle CBC v Wanneroo, WAAFL D grade colts at Morris Buzacott Reserve; second quarter South Fremantle v West Perth at Fremantle Oval. And on TV: Last quarter of Sydney v Collingwood at the SCG; second half Subiaco v Peel (Leederville Oval); last four minutes Richmond v West Coast (MCG); whole game Fremantle v Western Bulldogs (Subiaco Oval) and whole game Carlton v Essendon (MCG). Continue reading