Both Bunbury and the Eaton Boomers have plenty to play for at Payne Park on Sunday — albeit for very different reasons.
Eaton Boomers women’s coach Berend Kaaks does not need to be told by anyone how difficult Sunday’s clash against Bunbury at Payne Park will be.
On Saturday at Hands Oval when he runs out for game 250 against South Bunbury, Cristaldi will be in the company of his family, which have added a new dimension to his perspective on football.
Fresh off the high of winning the Harvey Fresh Cup for the first time in five years, the Harvey Bulls will be fighting to keep a potential finals berth alive this weekend.
The Busselton Magpies have edged out Donnybrook by less than a goal to remain in the hunt for top spot on the South West Football League womens ladder.
In gloomy and wet conditions late on Saturday afternoon at Kelly Park, South Bunbury again reminded everyone why they are tipped to reach the grand final.
The Eaton Boomers’ hopes of finishing in the top-five took a major hit on Sunday afternoon at Glen Huon Reserve, after they were held to a gripping 11.10 (76) to 12.4 (76) draw.
Donnybrook have convincingly beaten a sluggish Busselton side to boost their chances of a finals berth for 2022.
The Harvey Bulls are back in third on the South West Football League women’s ladder with a win over Harvey-Brunswick-Leschenault.
The reborn Harvey Bulls have broken an almost five-year drought to beat Harvey-Brunswick-Leschenault by 36 points in the Harvey Fresh Cup.
The West Australian Football Commission has officially concluded its investigation on behalf of the WACFL and SWFL into a range of incidents earlier this season, making 10 recommendations from its findings.
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The fifth-placed Harvey Bulls have a shot at redemption and another chance to beat arch rivals Harvey-Brunswick-Leschenault for the first time in almost five years on Saturday.
Carey Park and South Bunbury enter Saturday’s twilight clash at Kelly Park at completely opposite ends of football’s spectrum.
The Eaton Boomers will host the Collie Eagles on the weekend as their push towards finals enters a crunching point.
Despite being aware of the pitfalls associated with facing Donnybrook on Sunday at VC Mitchell Park, Busselton coach Daniel Delaney is keeping things simple.
Beckett, who has played four games for the Magpies since the WAFLW grand final against Claremont, booted six goals last week during her side’s 116-point win over the Dunsborough Sharks
The Harvey Bulls know percentage could be the deciding factor of whether they earn a home final as the season reaches the pointy end.
The Harvey Bulls chances of returning to the SWFL finals for the first time since 2017 have been given a massive boost with an impressive away victory over Donnybrook.
It has not been an ideal year for Bunbury champion Jesse Gribble, who has spent extended time on the sidelines getting his body right.
The Dons became the first team to keep the Bulls scoreless this season, dominating all day to win 11.8 (74) to no score.
Fast-forward three years, Bilcich, now in a Bunbury guernsey, has wound back the clock to rekindle this form and could well replicate winning the Nola Marino Medal.
The WACFL State team found the going tough against South Australia last Saturday at the Adelaide Oval, going down 10.7 (67) to 6.5 (41).
West Coast legend Jeremy McGovern has tipped it won’t be long until Harvey product Brady Hough is tearing the AFL apart.
A nine-goal haul from veteran forwards Mitch Gerrans and Tim Noakes has helped Augusta-Margaret River hold off Collie Eagles to secure a 37-point win.
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