WAFL: Dream Grand Final awaits

Claremont is coming to grips wit the fact that, for the first time since 2010, they won’t be part of the grand final. East Perth will meet West Perth in a derby grand final the league was hoping for.

Royals storm home in WAFL finals

THE trend that started in the AFL finals on Saturday continued in the WAFL on Sunday with the away teams getting the job done.

WAFL – Round 22: Tigers roar, Sharks circle, Bulldogs leap, Royals cruise

Claremont tipped Swan Districts out of the four and provided another reminder of their premiership credentials.

WAFL – Round 15: Tigers keep winning – even far from home

It was a thriller way up north in Kunnunurra with top team Claremont holding on to beat East Fremantle by three points.

WAFL – Round 13: Swans sour Subi celebrations

It was meant to be Subiaco’s party, but Swan Districts was having none of it. Les Everett saw some good footy this week in the WAFL.

WAFL – Round 12: Runaway Tigers

Claremont moved even further ahead on the WAFL ladder with a 21-point win over West Perth at Joondalup.

WAFL – Round 6: Tigers claw way to the top

The two unbeaten teams met at Claremont Oval in round six of the WAFL and Claremont kept a plucky West Perth at arm’s length all afternoon.

WAFL: Tigers make it two in a row

Claremont are the 2012 WAFL premiers, defeating East Fremantle by 26 points. However, as Les Everett reports, the Tigers didn’t have it all their own way. Some terrific photos included.

WAFL Round 19: It’s a one Tiger race

By Les Everett A FEW weeks back there were four genuine premiership contenders in the WAFL competition. Then East Fremantle thrashed East Perth and Swan Districts making those two look like pretenders and setting up the most anticipated game of the season. The battle of the top two at Claremont Oval started innocently enough but [Read more]

WAFL Round 17: East Fremantle makes a statement

By Les Everett EAST FREMANTLE started round 17 looking at a run of games that could turn them into premiership favourites or finals onlookers. They thrashed East Perth at home and now face the other two teams in the top four, Swan Districts and Claremont, in away games over the next couple of weeks.

WAFL Round 16: Top of the table slaughter

WAFL round 16 THE much-anticipated meeting of top teams Claremont and Swan Districts in round 16 of the WAFL turned out to be fizzier – unless you’re a fan of the Tigers who won the game by 97 points. I was over at Leederville Oval watching another high scoring encounter between East Perth and Peel. [Read more]

Royals leave it to the last second, again

WAFL Round 12 IN round 11 East Perth left it until the last second of the game to kick a goal to draw their game. In round 12 they waited a little longer. After trailing all day in horrible conditions at Leederville Oval the Royals hit the front by a point with an after-the-siren goal [Read more]

Top beats bottom in wonderful topsy turvy WAFL round

WAFL round 11  THE WAFL fixtures are weird. So are some of the results. In round nine Peel played Claremont at home and lost by 76 points. In round 11 Claremont hosted Peel, it was top playing bottom, and lost by 14 points. It was  the WAFL’s rivalry round and it didn’t disappoint. Peel, in [Read more]

Sandover to Blackwell

Les Everett reports at the link below that ex-Blue Luke Blackwell, from Claremont, has taken this year’s Sandover Medal. Check the details and your thoughts. It’s worth noting that last year’s winner, Andrew Krakouer, is having a stellar season with reigning premiers Collingwood. Luke is not yet 25 years-old. Could his AFL career also be resurrected? http://australianrules.com.au/news/927/78/Sandover-to-Blackwell [Read more]