Leederville Oval remains unfit for football less than a week after being named the host of this year’s WAFL grand final with Saturday’s clash between East Perth and West Perth the latest to be relocated.
East Perth coach Jeremy Barnard is not focusing on the looming decision of his future as the Royals face the reality of another season without a finals appearance.
Pressure is mounting on East Perth coach Jeremy Barnard after Subiaco all but ended on the Royals’ finals hopes at a mud-soaked Leederville Oval on Saturday.
Five WAFL grounds from all around the city are in contention to host this year’s decider as Optus Stadium is out of action for the second time in three seasons
East Perth skipper Jackson Ramsay is set for an extended holiday after he was offered a suspension by the WAFL Match Review Panel.
Peel Thunder produced one of their best performances of the season, dismantling East Perth by 53 points, 13.15 (93) to 6.4 (40), on the back of a dominant midfield effort.
Fremantle’s under-performing stars may be feeling extra nervous after watching a host of teammates dominate in Peel Thunder’s WAFL victory over East Perth at New Choice Homes Park on Saturday.
East Perth chief executive Dean Turner says Leederville Oval needs to be completely resurfaced while flagging that repairs would cost about $50,000 as it looks to keep its bid to host the grand final alive.
Forward Nick Robertson is a chance to play for East Perth in their must-win clash against Peel Thunder a week after it was feared he’d sustained a serious ankle injury.
Fremantle’s top draft pick from last year is closing on a new deal which will keep him at the club for the medium-term.
Swan Districts coach Adam Pickering ‘couldn’t be prouder’ of his side after a ladder-defining win over East Perth on Saturday.
Swan Districts inflicted what may be a fatal blow to East Perth’s finals hopes, putting the Royals two games outside the top five with a 23-point win at a sodden Steel Blue Oval.
It wasn’t easy departing the club he’s been representing for nearly a decade but East Perth recruit Nicholas Bonomelli is eager to make the most of his second chance after kicking four goals on debut.
A run of nine unanswered goals in the second half helped East Perth stay in touch with the WAFL’s top five with a 38-point win over Perth.
Jeremy Barnard’s tenure as East Perth coach won’t be solely decided on the Royals’ ability to make finals, with a review on his job set to begin after their round 18 clash against arch-rivals West Perth.
East Perth defender Jedd Busslinger has been ruled out for the remainder of the season after sustaining a shoulder injury playing for WA’s under-18s on Saturday.
East Perth star Hamish Brayshaw says most games are “do-or-die” for the Royals heading down the final stretch of the season, with the club sitting two games outside of the top five with seven matches to play.
East Perth has kept their WAFL season alive with a crucial 23-point win over West Coast at Mineral Resources Park on Saturday.
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A legacy 87 years in the making wrote another chapter on Saturday as East Perth conjured an upset victory over Claremont.
From Auskicker Of The Year to first-round draft fancy, WA young gun Jedd Busslinger’s childhood AFL dreams are now within reach.
East Perth have sent a reminder to the WAFL competition that their best is good enough to beat anyone, upsetting top-two outfit Claremont by 26 points.
East Perth captain Jackson Ramsay is hoping the success of the past will help his side turn around a form slump, having lost six of their last seven, when they take on Claremont at Leederville Oval.
Busselton teenager James Tunstill will make his AFL debut on Thursday night against Melbourne in a ‘baptism of fire’, according to Lions coach Chris Fagan.
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