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Edmund Rice Centre Coach Development Day

Thursday, July 18, 2019 - 1:15 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 [+]

Lions Holiday Clinic Reaches New Heights

Thursday, July 11, 2019 - 11:14 AM

On Tuesday 9th July over 100 kids pulled up their socks, put on their boots and rocked out their favourite footy jumper for the Subiaco July Holiday Clinic. The clinic took place at Richard Guelfi Reserve, home of the Stirling Saints Junior football Club. You could feel the excitement in the air as kids from all across the Metro North region in Pre-Primary to year 6 took part in different skills activities and Read More [+]

Lions District ‘Sock it to Sarcoma’ in Style

Monday, July 1, 2019 - 9:26 AM

Last weekend was the annual ‘Sock it to Sarcoma’ round in Junior Football across Metro North, where players kit up wearing odd socks in games to help raise money for Sarcoma research by contributing a gold coin donation. Last year raised nearly $10,000 dollars and this year will see just as much raised as thousands of players across all 3 districts rallied behind the cause as they paraded a colourful and stylish array Read More [+]

Carine JFC Shine at Junior WA Industry Awards of Excellence

Monday, July 1, 2019 - 8:49 AM

At the Clubs WA Industry Awards of Excellence, held on Saturday night at Crown Perth, a small junior football club in Perth’s northern suburbs walked away with a win for volunteers in junior sport.

The Most Improved Club (also known as the President’s Award) recognises a small club that has made the most improvements throughout 2018 on a limited budget.  Judges were looking to see clubs that had improved their financial Read More [+]

Dockers Stars Talk Footy with JSR Education Support Students

Wednesday, June 26, 2019 - 2:45 PM

Monday 24th June four Fremantle Football Club players paid a special visit to the students form the JSR Education Support Program. In collaboration with the Subiaco District staff and JSR head of Physed David Traynor, the students were able to partake in a Football skills session with the FFC stars.

Development Officer Matt Debarro commented. “It was amazing to see how excited the students were to meet and have a kick Read More [+]

Balga JFC Celebrate Aboriginal Contribution to AFL

Wednesday, June 26, 2019 - 2:20 PM

On Sunday July 23rd Balga JFC showcased a cluster of junior football games at its home ground Barry Britton Reserve. This was no ordinary round of junior football. Balga JFC also celebrated the annual District Dreaming round as did many clubs across the junior football community. The celebration featured a welcome to country ceremony and a special traditional Aboriginal dance performance that not only impressed the crowd but shed light on the rich culture 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 - 2:43 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 [+]

District Dreaming 2019

Friday, June 7, 2019 - 1:32 PM

District Dreaming 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. It is also an opportunity to continue reinforcement of positive game environments, provide a history of aboriginal culture, and an opportunity to integrate the community through football.

The carnival is in its eleventh year and was the initiative of Read More [+]

Coach Education

Friday, June 7, 2019 - 11:05 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 [+]