South get there at last

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Brock Higgins isn’t very stylish but he’ll give South Fremantle hope in the grand final. Photos by Les Everett.

After three WAFL preliminary final losses South Fremantle have finally earned a place in the grand final. Continue reading

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Tight results to start WAFL finals

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• Bulldog Brandon Donaldson get his kick away in the WAFL qualifying final at Fremantle Oval. Photos by Les Everett

The funny thing about the finals matches played in the WAFL over the weekend was the winners dominated play but just fell over the line. 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

WAFL in motion

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Bailey Banfield. Photos by Les Everett.

I’ve been away but the WAFL, to its credit, has continued. There’s a good battle for spots in the five with only the improved East Fremantle and Swan Districts out of the running. The Lions keep winning and are two games ahead of the field in top place. West Coast are beginning to look ominous – in form and poised a game outside the five. They’ll move in with a win over Subiaco on Saturday. And wouldn’t a successful Eagles be great for the comp… Continue reading

WAFL class man by Les Everett

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South Fremantle’s Brock Higgins. All photos by Les Everett.

First an apology for those of you in the east who rely on me rather than the sugar train for your WAFL news. I’ve been busy in an unexpected and unfamiliar way. Working. One of those things where you go in to some place at 8am and they let you out about 4pm… and in my case it was for five (5) consecutive days in the same week – for TWO weeks. Continue reading