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New Holland Country Football Men’s State Team Prepares for Annual Showdown
Wed, July 24, 2024 - 8:37 AM

Country Football WA have selected a 23-man team to play SA Country in the annual State Country match.  This year's match, set to take place on Sunday in Adelaide, will serve as a curtain-raiser to the highly anticipated Adelaide vs. Hawthorn AFL game at the iconic Adelaide Oval.  WA Football Commission Country Football Manager, Kane Benson said the team is looking forward to playing on Adelaide Oval.  “We can’t wait to play on Adelaide Oval

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Koorda Football Club Celebrates NAIDOC Game with Indigenous Jumper
Tue, July 16, 2024 - 1:53 PM

The Koorda Football Club, part of the Central Wheatbelt Football League, recently celebrated their NAIDOC Game in style, courtesy of a jumper subsidy from the West Australian Football Commission (WAFC). This subsidy funded the creation of indigenous jumpers that have captivated the players and the local community.  Designed collaboratively by Nathan Patterson and Shane Cumming, the jumpers feature elements from the local culture and landscape.   The centerpiece is Mollerin Rock, located just north of Koorda,

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South West Triumph at Country Champs
Tue, July 16, 2024 - 8:43 AM

This year’s Nutrien Ag Solutions Country Football Championships was not just a celebration of country football but a celebration of a 50-year partnership between Country Football WA and Nutrien Ag Solutions.  The four-day Carnival attracted hundreds of footballers from around the state, featuring colts and league players. South West Football League turned the tables on last year’s Men’s Division 1 result with an 11-point win over Avon Football Association.  While Peel was able to hold

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Women and Girls Community Football Charter to Hit Country Clubs
Mon, July 8, 2024 - 11:41 AM

Country Clubs are being encouraged to join the Women and Girls Community Football Charter with the aim to create welcoming, safe and inclusive environments for women and girls.  Cottesloe Junior Football Club is the first WA club to join the Women and Girls Community Football Charter.  By becoming a signatory, Cottesloe JFC is working to ensure their community football environments are welcoming, safe and inclusive for women and girls which is guided by the Charter’s

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NAIDOC Ball Celebrates Creativity and Road Safety with Tahnesha's Winning Design
Wed, July 3, 2024 - 12:52 PM

The third annual NAIDOC Ball competition, a vibrant celebration of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander culture, recently took place, highlighting not only cultural pride but also a significant road safety initiative.   This year's event saw Tahnesha Hayden crowned as the winner of the design competition, in partnership with the Insurance Commission of Western Australia (ICWA) to promote the Belt Up road safety campaign.    The competition offers Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander artists the chance

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Kalgoorlie-Boulder Starkick Enjoys A Great Time On Optus Stadium
Wed, July 3, 2024 - 12:38 PM

Last weekend saw 24  Starkick participants and their families experience playing footy on Optus Stadium at half-time between the West Coast Eagles v Hawthorn game.  Participants and their families travelled from each of the nine regional Starkick centres from across WA, including as far north as Broome and from Albany in the South.  Starkick Kalgoorlie-Boulder had three participants travel to Perth to take part in a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity. They included five-year-old Elsie Fell, six-year-old Averly

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Country Championships A Showcase of WA Football
Tue, July 2, 2024 - 2:02 PM

With more than 50 matches across four days the 2024 Nutrien Ag Solutions Country Championships will be a celebration of football in this state.  Twenty-four sides will compete for championship success, 17 across 3 Men’s Divisions and 7 in the Colts.    Tommy Lee coached Avon to victory in the 2023 Division 1 Senior Men’s Grand Final and now he’s chasing back-to-back triumphs.  “The buy in has been unreal so far and every club is

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Starkick To Star During The AFL’s Half Time
Thu, June 27, 2024 - 12:45 PM

Optus stadium will be over-run with 24 regional Starkick participants during the half time break of the West Coast Eagles v Hawthorn game on Sunday.  Participants will be travelling from all nine regional Starkick centres including Dampier, Broome, Geraldton, Kalgoorlie, Busselton, South Bunbury, Dunsborough, Manjimup and Albany.  Dampier participant Lincoln Hegan is heading to Perth for the game with Westlink Logistics covering his and his mother’s flights and accommodation.  The nine-year-old is so excited to

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Great Southern Junior Football Carnival in Lake Grace showcases junior talent from 20 different towns!
Mon, June 24, 2024 - 11:52 AM

On Sunday 16th June the Great Southern Junior Football carnival was held down in the Ongerup catchment area, this year in Lake Grace. This annual competition expanded this year to 8 teams, with 168 players coming from 20 different towns to compete. From as far east as Ravensthorpe, to Narembeen and Corrigin in the North, to Boyup Brook and Kojonup in the West. There were a massive 3 teams from Southern District Junior Football Association, organised

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Country Football WA and Nutrien AG Solutions Reach Major Milestone
Fri, June 21, 2024 - 10:36 AM

In one of the most successful sporting partnerships in this state, Country Football WA and Nutrien Ag Solutions are celebrating reaching a 50-year collaboration.    The milestone is reached ahead of next month’s Nutrien Ag Solutions Country Football Championships.  Brent Hedley, Executive Manager Country Football, Facilities & Affiliates  at the West Australian Football Commission, is delighted the relationship continues to flourish.  “Country Football WA is thrilled to celebrate its 50-year partnership between Nutrien Ag Solutions,”

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