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

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 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.

Better to be antisocial

Matt Watson reflects on the Josh Bootsma sacking. How does a sporting club deal with a young man whose emotional maturity is much less than his physical?