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Edmund Rice Centre Coach Development Day

Thursday, July 18, 2019 - 1:08 PM

On Tuesday the 16th on July, we were lucky enough to be invited down to the Edmund Rice Centres Coach Development Day. The day was run by Lueth Duot, the centres Coaching and Officiating coordinator. Lueth did a magnificent job of helping the coaches identify the importance of the centres coaching philosophy as well as developing their own coaching philosophy.

 

Wes Moran, Metro North Coach Coordinator presented on Developing Craft Work Read More [+]

Holiday Football Clinic Blast!

Monday, July 15, 2019 - 10:57 AM

It was an outstanding day for the July Claremont School Holiday Clinic at Claremont Oval last week.

The event was a sellout and 175 super excited kids got right into the action on offer at the home of football in the Claremont District.

Rotating through 15 stations, under the watchful eyes of players from the Claremont Football Club and WAFC staff, participants honed their 'avoid and evade' skills, ball handling skills, kicking, marking and handballing Read More [+]

Volunteer of the Week

Friday, June 21, 2019 - 10:59 AM

The mid-season period offers a wonderful time for our football community to reflect on the fantastic work done by our many hard working volunteers & recognise them for their outstanding contribution to our great game.

You have the great opportunity to nominate a football volunteer in your club or community. Nominations are open until July 26th, don't miss out on the opportunity to thank and recognise your local club’s amazing volunteers! 

As you saw earlier Read More [+]

Time to Sock It To Sarcoma!

Friday, June 7, 2019 - 2:42 PM

The Annual West Australian Sarcoma Awareness Week to create community awareness about sarcoma, primary bone and soft tissue tumours is being held this year from starting Monday 1st July.

WA Football will help launch WA Sarcoma Awareness Week in 2019 with Odd Socks Round and the Annual Kalin Foley Cup.

WA Football’s involvement in WA Sarcoma Awareness Week aims to raise awareness of Sarcomas and raise funds for Sarcoma research in Western Australia. WA Football Read More [+]

Coach Education

Friday, June 7, 2019 - 11:04 AM

The last fortnight has brought some exciting experiences for the coaches of the Northern Conference. There were two AFL WCE Master Classes Held within our conference.

Gain Bell presented at West Perth FC on the “Why” of coaching and how you can discover your “Why” to help improve your coaching experience for not only yourself but the kids you are coaching.

Nathan an Berlo and Daniel Pratt presented at Subiaco FC on Game Day coaching Read More [+]

Wiluna Martu team visit Perth.

Wednesday, May 29, 2019 - 2:15 PM

The Dalkeith Nedlands Junior Football Club is proud to be in collaboration with charity organisation Mulpirrmarra Connection (www.mulpirrmarra.com.au )  to host a group of Wiluna children for a weekend of cultural activities and football on the June long weekend.

Over the last 12 years, the Dalkeith Nedlands JFC has held an annual game of football against the Wiluna Martu Eagles. Wiluna is a Read More [+]

2019 Volunteer of the Year Awards - NOMINATIONS NOW OPEN

Monday, May 20, 2019 - 2:13 PM

On Monday 20th May, coinciding with National Volunteers Week, the Volunteer of the Year Awards were launched by the WA Football Commission. The Volunteer of the Year Awards provide a fantastic opportunity to celebrate the amazing work done by football volunteers all around the country and to recognise their incredible achievements and service to the game.

The WAFC, in conjunction with the AFL, will be presenting awards to volunteers in the following categories:

Family Fun Day Excitement

Monday, May 20, 2019 - 1:30 PM

There was another outstanding roll up to the Claremont Family Fun Day, held in conjunction with the Claremont Football Club, last Sunday (19/5) at Claremont Oval.

Families enjoyed the facilities, watched Claremont have a big win against Peel Thunder and our future footballers had swags of fun, as they participated in all that was on offer all around the ground.

We're proud to announce that the inaugural winners of the half time relay sprint, was the Read More [+]

Coaching Corner Update

Friday, May 17, 2019 - 11:52 AM

What a magnificent start to the Junior footy we have had. Coaches are as a whole, really starting to embrace the player centred model and working towards a better learning and participation environment for all of our players involved.

The weekend just past was a great tribute to our umpires, for without them and their great contributions we wouldn’t be able to play. At one of our junior games we also saw a coach show Read More [+]

Footy Fundamentals - We're Back For Term 2

Thursday, May 9, 2019 - 1:42 PM

Our popular Footy Fundamentals program is off to a flying start for Term 2!

Footy Fundamentals is a carefully planned and structured AFL program, which encourages your active two – five year old to develop their fundamental movement skills in a fun and safe environment, incorporating AFL Football, using multi-sport equipment.

Each week, children will focus on one or a set of movement skills, and play fun team-work based games.

Our Term 2 program includes Read More [+]