WAFL Round 2: Swans and Peel are for real

Peel and Swan Districts sit on the top of the WAFL ladder after Round 2. No surprise with the defending premiers, but the Swan Districts have won as many games as last year already.

Almanac WAFL: Early signs good for Tigers and Bulldogs

Les Everett gives us the wrap-up of the opening round in the WAFL.

Almanac Cricket: Big Bash Parts One and Two

Hello, hello, he’s back again. Self confessed “stuffy cricket person” Les Everett reports on his first live BBL encounter, with some musical advice to the organisers. Did you miss him (yeah)?

AFL Draft: What might come out of the WAFL

Les Everett runs a keen eye over the talent out west ahead of next week’s draft. Quinton Narkle is giving Hugh McLuggage a run for his money in the ‘best name in the draft’ stakes

ASSH big bumper night of footy by Les Everett

Monday 10 October the Australian Society for Sports History (WA) is putting on a big bumper night of footy at the The Game Sports Bar in Northbridge.

Bouncedown is at 6.30pm, includes the ultimate footy journeyman and the WA launch of Play On: The hidden history of women’s Australian Rules football

Almanac WAFL: Peel plunder WAFL premiership

Les Everett watches Peel Thunder win their first WAFL Grand Final after a tough game against Subiaco at Subiaco Oval on Sunday.

New Tiger bolts in for Sandover win

2016 Sandover Medallist and journeyman Jye Bolton has created WAFL history, Les reports. A chance for a second go in the big league?

Almanac WAFL: First WAFL Grand Final for Peel

Les Everett writes about Peel Thunder’s progression into their first WAFL Grand Final against Subiaco by defeating South Fremantle.

Lions and Thunder roar in WAFL semis

Subiaco is into another WAFL Grand Final. Action photos and action words from two big semi finals here, thanks to Les Everett.

Almanac Season Review: Fremantle – bring on 2017

Injuries may have harmed Fremantle’s 2016 season but for Les Everett in his review of Fremantle’s season suggests it started at the end of 2015.

WAFL finals: week 1

It is already finals time out west. Les Everett reports from Perth on week 1 of WAFL action.

Almanac Soccer: Clog ball – the tale of the Dutch and soccer in Australia 1950 to 1980

Often dubbed the ‘invisible’ migrants due to an inclination to assimilate quickly in to Australian culture, the story of the postwar Dutch migrants and their influence on soccer here has largely been overlooked. Until now. Les Everett alerts us to an event in Perth where writer Adam Muyt will present a talk on the influence of Dutch born players on soccer in Western Australia.

Almanac WAFL: Royals to meet Thunder in WAFL elimination final

Les Everett reviews the final round in the WAFL home and away season: Next week Peel vs East Perth and South Fremantle vs West Perth

Almanac WAFL: Early elimination final for WAFL by Les Everett

Les Everett reviews WAFL round 22 with one spot still available for top 5, who will take it?

WAFL – Round 21: Sharks slip into the five

Weekly WAFL results and comments from Western Australia correspondent, Les Everett.

WAFL: Peel make a big move

Les Everett with the news that Peel Thunder saw off East Perth at Leederville Oval, shoring up a finals place. Get your WAFL words (and picture) here.

Round 20 – Fremantle v West Coast: Desolation derby

Les Everett channels Bob Dylan’s “Desolation Row” in describing the once mighty Fremantle’s derby clash with West Coast [Wonderful – Ed].

WAFL five still alive

Les Everett’s words (and pictures) from Perth, where four rounds remain in the WAFL home and away season. Can East Fremantle make the top five?

Almanac WAFL: Royals, Thunder reign in WAFL

Amid terrible conditions, Les Everett wraps up a quiet weekend of WAFL.

Almanac WAFL: Top Two Toppled

Wild WAFL weather caused a few upsets in a low scoring Round 16, reports Les Everett from further north.