Details agreed for 2020 Optus WAFL Premiership Season

Wednesday, May 27, 2020 - 12:00 PM

Details for the 2020 Optus WAFL Premiership Season were endorsed at a Board meeting of the West Australian Football Commission last night, Tuesday May 26.
The WAFC is pleased to be able to support the launch of the WAFL for 2020, as part of protecting the competition’s long history and the important role the WAFL clubs play within our community.
WAFC Executive Manager - WAFL & Football Operations Scott Baker thanked the WAFL clubs for their input into the 2020 season model and said it was exciting to now have a set date and confirmed details around the format of the competition.

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Start date set for 2020 Optus WAFL Premiership Season

Wednesday, May 27, 2020 - 12:00 PM

A start date for the 2020 Optus WAFL Premiership Season has been set as the first weekend in August following a productive meeting today between the West Australian Football Commission and West Australian Football League clubs.
Pending the further easing of group gathering restrictions by the State Government, a nine-round WAFL season will commence on the first weekend in August and conclude no later than a week prior to the AFL Grand Read More [+]

Q & A with Brad Dodd

Friday, May 22, 2020 - 1:11 PM

The players have returned to training after a period of lockdown, Football Manager Brad Dodd gives us an update on the squad and how the Sharks are ramping up in anticipation of a 2020 WAFL season start.

Q: The players have been back for 3 weeks now, how have the sessions been structured?

Initially we were allowed to train in groups of 10. We nominated 3 time slots where players could choose to train, with Read More [+]


Friday, May 22, 2020 - 10:51 AM

It is with sadness that we announce the end of an era, with the long-held partnership between Titan Ford and the Sharks coming to an end. 

Due to the financial implications of Covid-19, it was no longer a viable option for Titan to continue. Twenty-seven years as our Major Sponsor is a mighty achievement that has, and always will be, thoroughly appreciated by the East Fremantle Football Club and community. 

Clubman Steve Waller organised the Read More [+]

MAY COVID-19 Update

Friday, May 15, 2020 - 3:30 PM

In light of the State Government announcement on Sunday, The Sharks can resume training from Monday May 18th under set conditions and protocols. 

This encouraging step towards the full return of community football in WA has been made possible by the easing of social distancing restrictions and group gatherings, as announced by WA Premier Mark McGowan.

Under the State Government’s COVID-19 WA Road Map, May 18 represents the date that Phase 2 conditions will be Read More [+]

Update: Keep 122 Years of Tradition Alive

Friday, May 8, 2020 - 3:11 PM


How can we begin to thank each and every person for their generosity over the last week? The Club has been inundated with not only donations but messages of support and we could not be more grateful. 

We want to take the opportunity to update our incredible supporters one week on from launching the ‘Keep 122 Years of Tradition’ campaign. 

As of midday Friday May 8th, we’ve raised $51,355 on our GoFundMe Page. Read More [+]

Keep 122 Years of Tradition Alive

Friday, May 1, 2020 - 9:59 AM

Given the rapid and unexpected financial impact of the COVID-19 restrictions, it is with some urgency that we need to raise funds to not only survive season 2020 but to overcome the lasting economic affects that will remain into the 2021 WAFL season. Without football we have lost the ability to generate our income. This presents a significant challenge to our great club. 

Since our inception in 1898, the East Fremantle Football Club – “The Read More [+]


Thursday, April 30, 2020 - 3:26 PM

Dear Valued Members, Sponsors and Stakeholders,

As I outlined in my last letter, it has been a very challenging time not only for our club but also society.

Since our formation in 1898, our footy club has become one of the most successful clubs not only in Western Australian Football, but also in Western Australian sport. Now, we are facing a significant challenge, one that we will only overcome together. The unprecedented situation caused by Read More [+]

East Fremantle Support Pack

Tuesday, April 21, 2020 - 10:06 AM

HBF is for WA and so is the WAFL.

HBF has kindly donated some sporting vouchers to help you support East Fremantle Football Club, so you can now purchase a WAFL Support pack for $80 which includes a $50 HBF sporting voucher*. 

There are only a limited number available until May 31 unless sold out prior. 

Click here to purchase your support pack today! 

*HBF Sporting Voucher is a Rebel Sport voucher. Vouchers will Read More [+]


Wednesday, April 15, 2020 - 10:02 AM

Article by Mark Duffield, published in The West Australian on Wednesday, April 15, 2020.

My former colleague, turned honourable member of State parliament John McGrath was a very fine footy writer and, prior to that, one of the greatest racing writers Australia has known. He was also a passionate East Fremantle supporter and as it is with all colourful racing identities Matchie, as we knew him, had a great turn of phrase. Whenever a promising Read More [+]