One Lions’ roar too many

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Six days before the AFL grand final thrashing there was another lop-sided decider. The scoreline was similar and the margin greater in the WAFL grand final. Like the vanquished Giants, the WAFL runners-up South Fremantle managed just three goals for the game and were out of the contest before half time. 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