WAFL goes Freo

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Watching WAFL on the TV. Subi got players back and knocked off Perth. Thanks for the coverage Ch 7.

The big news out of the WAFL this week is that the grand final will be played at Fremantle Oval. It’s a good decision. There’s every chance South Fremantle will be in it, Freo is the kind of place you can wander into after the game to celebrate and it’s walking distance from my place. These were the factors I considered before making the announcement. Continue reading

Bulldogs win battle of dead flank

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Nearly 15 minutes gone and not a goal on the board. Photo by Les Everett.

Sunny skies at Fremantle Oval. A beautiful day for the football and the meeting of the top two teams. But it wasn’t so beautiful after all. The strong breeze to the prison end wasn’t a nice straight-down-the-guts variety so the teams employed the age-old tactic of playing the dead flank. Continue reading

Lions thump Eagles but what did it mean?

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The view from the couch Subiaco vs West Coast on Ch 7.

Round 16 was the last of the bye weekends in the WAFL with three games played. The most significant result, on the surface, was Subiaco’s thumping win over West Coast. The Eagles were beginning to look a bit scary with wins over East Fremantle (72 points), South Fremantle (22), Peel (48) and West Perth (69) in their last four outings. Continue reading