Phil Matson: Prince of Coaches

FitzroyPete profiles early twentieth century legendary player/coach Phil Matson of the East Perth Royals. And what a story – an extraordinary player, peerless coach and colourful character all wrapped up in one! Read also of Pete’s plans for a commemorative series on Matson’s premiership successes. (Great reading – Ed.)

WAFL Round 3: Three unbeaten

After the third round, the WAFL’s ten-team ladder is beginning to separate more, with three familiar sides ahead at the final siren. Les Everett reports.

WAFL Round 2: It’s about the Demons

Les Everett updates us on all things WAFL, with Claremont, Subiaco and Perth the early ladder leaders.

WAFL Round 9 – Point made at the Showgrounds

South Fremantle and Subiaco are two games clear at the top of the WAFL ladder after Round 9. Les Everett’s wrap features many names familiar to AFL supporters.

WAFL – Round 2: We don’t know nothin’ yet

Les Everett does the hard work so you don’t have to. Here is Les’s report on WAFL Round 2.

WAFL – Semi Finals weekend: Subi and the Royals too good

The Lions book themselves a spot in the 2015 WAFL Grand Final with a convincing win over the Falcons, while the royals end Peel Thunder’s first ever finals campaign.

2015 WAFL finals – Week One: Tigers exit, Thunder barely there

Les Everett was on hand for both the Qualifying AND Elimination finals in the first week of the WAFL 2015 finals. [Some handy work from Les. Both finals bouncing the ball around the 2pm mark on Saturday!]

WAFL Round 21: WAFL shuffle continues

Les Everett reviews Round 21 of the WAFL as it produced some unusual ladder movement, with Claremont moving into the 5 and East Perth slipping down to 3.

WAFL Round 20 – Thrilling upset puts Swans into the five

East Perth set up a must-win clash against Peel Thunder in Round 21 to assure themselves a finals berth while Swan Districts cause the upset of the season; knocking off the Lions by one point at Bassendean.

WAFL Round 18: A Royal announcement

Les Everett reviews Round 18 of the WAFL, as East Perth gives the rest of the competition clear message after thrashing South Fremantle on the weekend.

WAFL Round 17 – Peel face history, Tigers take a tumble

Swan Districts’ nail-biting win over West Perth leaves the Lions three games clear atop the WAFL ladder. Peel look to have secured their first finals berth and the battle between the Royals, Swan Districts, South Fremantle and the Tigers to cement a place in September is intense. Les Everett reports on all the WAFL action.

WAFL Round 15: Wins for Subi and Swans

Les Everett covers the close game and the not so close game in Round 15 of the WAFL. Subi are clearing out on top as their new Kitchin bakes something tasty.

WAFL Round 5: Peel arrive, Perth off the mark

Les Everett reports in on, amongst other things, the AFL-aligned and bottom of the table derbies as the tipster’s nightmare comes to fruition in the West

WAFL Round 3: Peel do it for Jones

Les Everett goes around the WAFL grounds in a city very comfortable with the concept of Good Friday footy

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]