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Edmund Rice Centre Coach Development Day

Thursday, July 18, 2019 - 12:22 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 Read More [+]

Falcons School Holiday Clinic excitement!

Wednesday, July 17, 2019 - 10:30 AM

What a sensational morning for a holiday clinic! Perfect weather greeted nearly 200 children as they ran out onto Joondalup Arena on Tuesday (16/7), for the sold out Falcons July School Holiday Football Clinic.

Participants rotated around 13 stations across The Arena, with each station delivering a smorgasbord of the footballing skills our great game has to offer. Coaches led teams in avoidance, handballing, marking and kicking games, as well as a mini match and a tour of the Read More [+]

PLAY IN ODD SOCKS ON JUNE 28-30: Sarcoma Awareness Week & 2019 Kalin Foley Cup

Thursday, June 27, 2019 - 3:47 PM

Kalin Foley was in year seven in 2012 when he was diagnosed with a rare soft tissue paediatric sarcoma called Rhabdomyosarcoma after a suspected injury in a game of football. Kalin had played for Wanneroo Junior Football Club for many years & attended Prendiville Catholic College with many Ocean Ridge Junior Football Club players.  

Kalin lost his battle at 15 years of age in September 2014 after an extensive treatment regime and one hell Read More [+]

Celebrating District Dreaming Round

Tuesday, June 25, 2019 - 3:43 PM

Across the weekend of June 21st - 23rd, numerous clubs within the West Perth District celebrated District Dreaming round. 

District Dreaming Round is a celebration of Indigenous Culture and an acknowledgement of the contributions from both Aboriginal and non-Aboriginal Australians to our great game of Australian Rules football. District Dreaming Round is also an opportunity to continue reinforcement of positive game environments, provide a history of aboriginal culture, and an opportunity to integrate the Read More [+]

Volunteer of the Week

Friday, June 21, 2019 - 10:56 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 Read More [+]

Time to Sock It To Sarcoma!

Friday, June 7, 2019 - 12:56 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 Read More [+]

Coach Education

Friday, June 7, 2019 - 10:54 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 Read More [+]

West Coast Eagles players visit Whitfords JFC

Wednesday, June 5, 2019 - 10:55 AM

The Whitfords Junior Football club were fortunate enough to be visited by West Coast Eagles players Eliiot Yeo, Hamish Brayshaw, Josh Smith and Xavier O'Neill on monday 27th May, at Macdonald Park. 

Following a big away win against the Adelaide Crows two nights earlier, the players impressed everyone with their level of engagement with the kids and parents, budding up with the kids, learning their names and getting stuck into the session as soon as they Read More [+]

2019 Volunteer of the Year Awards - NOMINATIONS NOW OPEN

Monday, May 20, 2019 - 2:03 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:

Coaching Corner Update

Friday, May 17, 2019 - 11:43 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 Read More [+]