Perth’s been swept up in Grand Final fever. But 2021 AFL premiership cup ambassador Glen Jakovich wants West Aussies to remember another important upcoming event too — Purple Bra day.
Sacrifice and selflessness go a long way in football and Melbourne stars Christian Petracca and Angus Brayshaw credit a total change in mindset for their ascension into Saturday’s grand final.
Perth’s largest pub is getting ready for its biggest day of trading ahead of WA’s historic AFL grand final match — and there are heaps of places around town where you can watch the game in style.
Raquel de Brito
Hawthorn have rounded out their new-look AFL coaching panel under Sam Mitchell with the appointment of former Collingwood caretaker Robert Harvey.
Forget the pie. Steak sandwiches with Marble Bar scotch fillet, rolls stuffed with lobster from Cervantes and truffles from Manjimup are just some of the WA produce on this year’s grand final menu.
The elite team Hawthorn is building around new coach Sam Mitchell just got stronger, with departing Collingwood interim coach Robert Harvey joining the club.
Jon Ralph, Jay Clark, Michael Warner and Glenn McFarlane.
Western Bulldogs wingman Lachie Hunter says his side will leave no stone unturned in their bid to curb Melbourne ruckman Max Gawn in the AFL grand final.
Don’t go to work for the rest of the week and ‘rip into it’ ahead of Saturday’s grand final. That was the message from Gillon McLachan as he urged WA to embrace the once-in-a-lifetime occasion.
AFL legend Brendan Fevola has given a colourful account of the Melbourne earthquake, telling how he his shaking holiday home interrupted his Playstation session.
The winners of Saturday’s historic AFL grand final will present the premiership cup at Forrest Place in Perth CBD on Sunday, Perth Lord Mayor Basil Zempilas has announced.
Melbourne stand one win away from their first premiership in 57 years, and according to their skipper, one man has been a key catalyst.
Former Melbourne co-captain Jack Trengove will be barracking for the Demons at the AFL grand final, courtesy of tickets from close friend Max Gawn.
Geelong is poised to lose two of its most-promising young players, with Jordan Clark on the cusp of requesting a trade to Fremantle.
Jon Ralph, Glenn McFarlane, Jay Clark, Jay Rooney and Samantha Rogers
A new head coach will take charge of Collingwood for the first time in nine years and a Pies star believes it’s the ‘fresh start’ the club needs.
Fremantle players have jumped at the chance to attend finals in Perth and will be at the grand final hoping to use it as a springboard for their own success.
Peter Matera was born to play in finals. In 1992, he proved why.
A full team of former Bulldogs and Demons players now living in Perth gathered at Leederville Oval to relive their past glories and hope for imminent future ones.
The West Australian is very grateful to the generous benefactor — who wishes to remain anonymous — that provided 16 family passes as part of a giveaway through our newspapers.
Diane Edwards couldn’t believe it when she opened her copy of The West Australian to find she had won a ticket to the grand final. Today is your last chance to do the same.
Brianna Dugan and Cally Dupe
Five people had so far lost a total $3395 trying to buy AFL grand final tickets, and 26 online ads breaching new anti-scalping laws had been removed from offending websites.
She’s performed for hundreds of thousands of people in the Phantom of the Opera on London’s West End, but the AFL grand final will be the biggest live audience of Amy Manford’s career.
Simon Goodwin will lead Melbourne into his first AFL grand final as coach after featuring in Adelaide's 1997-98 premierships as a player under Malcolm Blight.
Melbourne's Simon Goodwin has been named AFL coach of the year for 2021 as he prepares to lead his side into the grand final.
The Western Bulldogs will finalise their grand final team after main training on Wednesday as several fringe players prepare to learn their selection fate.
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