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COVID-19 Supplementary By-Laws: Update on Season Format and Conditions
Sun, July 25, 2021 - 3:25 PM

SUMMARY OF COVID-19 SUPPLEMENTARY BY-LAWS For the remaining qualifying rounds: Qualifying matches not played due WA Government COVID-19 restrictions By-law A2.7 Matches provides for matches abandoned and does not require amendment. However, to provide guidance to clubs, the application of this by-law relating WA Government COVID-19 restrictions will be applied as follows: If a qualifying match is not played due to WA Government COVID-19 restrictions, the match will be abandoned with no result recorded. The match will

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State Match - Perth Football League v WA Country Football League
Fri, July 16, 2021 - 3:37 PM

On Friday 23 July, the Perth Football League will take on the West Australian Country Football League (WACFL) under lights at Fremantle Community Bank Oval. The night will include the first Women’s State teams for both Leagues at 6:10pm, followed by the Men’s State teams at 7:45pm. Free entry. Darren Young will coach the Perth Football League Men's side and will be hoping that his team can repeat their winning 2019 performance over the WACFL. Young has had a strong

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Perth Football League's oldest player has 400 in sight
Wed, July 14, 2021 - 2:20 PM

Ballajura veteran Michele Priolo is in his 60s but that doesn’t mean he’s hanging up the boots just yet. The 60-year-old, the Perth Football League’s oldest player, has tallied 383 appearances and is desperate to reach the 400 mark. Priolo has been playing for more than three decades, making his debut as a 26-year-old. When Ballajura entered the Perth Football League back in 2002, he coached the Reserves side for three years and led the

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100 Year Business Lunch
Tue, July 6, 2021 - 8:27 AM

For 100 years, the Perth Football League has provided the opportunity for current and up and coming business people to gather and form beneficial relations around our clubs.  Way back in 1922 when the League was first formed, one of the founding teams was the Commonwealth Bank who fielded a team of employees in what was the Mercantile Football Association. The bank is now the largest company in Australia.  From a humble beginning of a

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Perth Football League Statement: 3rd July 2021 Fixtures
Fri, July 2, 2021 - 3:56 PM

 With the WA Government announcement this afternoon, outdoor community sport is permitted without spectators and club rooms limited to 20 patrons. Due to the limitations of these restrictions, the Perth Football League has cancelled matches for this weekend – 3rd July 2021. We appreciate that outdoor community sport is permitted and players want to play but the limitations are problematic for the League and club officials: Our matches are at public open space that will

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COVID-19 Lockdown Update
Tue, June 29, 2021 - 9:26 AM

Following the WA State Government announcement with respect to the lockdown, the following protocols must be adhered to by all Perth Football League players and officials. Perth Football League activities have been postponed until 12.01am Saturday July 3 as per WA State Government requirements. This means teams cannot train or play matches across the four-day lockdown period. Please do not open changerooms and actively discourage players from attending the club. The League has dealt with

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100 Year Heritage Football
Sun, June 20, 2021 - 2:00 PM

Burley have worked closely with the PFL to design a commemorative 100 year football. The retro design includes a timeline of the league, the PFL 100 year logo and the names of all 300 clubs to have competed in the amateur league. Burley Sekem WAFL and South Australian National Football League Sales and Sponsorship Manager Glen Metherell said the ball was designed to best capture and celebrate the history of the PFL. “We’ve honoured the heritage

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Update on the rescheduling of 24 April 2021 fixtures
Thu, June 10, 2021 - 2:08 PM

Due to the WA Government’s COVID-19 restrictions enacted at the time, matches fixtured for the 24th April 2021 could not be played. The League considered re-scheduling 24th April 2021 fixtures for A Grade-A Reserves-Phil Scott Colts and all Womens grades to the planned 24th July 2021 bye. As many players, coaches and officials have made plans outside of football based on advertised fixtures, the League has decided not to re-schedule matches fixtured for 24th April

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2021 State Coach Announcements
Wed, June 9, 2021 - 12:06 PM

The Perth Football League is delighted to announce the appointment of Beau Waters as Head Coach for the CTF Women's State team and Darren Young as Head Coach for the Men's State team. Beau Waters is a former West Coast Eagles premiership player and vice-captain who played a total of 120 games for the club. Waters was named in the All-Australian team in 2012 and was awarded the Chris Mainwaring Award for Best Clubman in 2009. Renowned for his

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100 Year Indigenous Artwork by Kevin Bynder
Tue, June 8, 2021 - 2:35 PM

Click here to get your commemorative artwork poster. Kevin Bynder is a local indigenous artist who has painted a commemorative art piece celebrating the 100th year of amateur football in Western Australia. A poster version of this painting is available to purchase via the link above. “Because it’s the Perth Football League, I have done a piece on Whadjuk country,” he said. “I’ve implemented our coastline, pretty much from Joondalup down to Mandurah and then through

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