Volunteer of the Year - Rod Atherton

Wednesday, September 23, 2015 - 10:29 AM

At Monday nights Sandover Medal, Donnybrook Football Club legend Rod Atherton was awarded the Sunday Times Volunteer of the Year. Rod was suprised to win the award and no idea what he was in for when he arrived at the function.

"I came down with Glenn (Omodei) and he told me we were going to sit at the back of the room and have a few quite beers"

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Country Boys Excel at the Highest Level

Tuesday, September 8, 2015 - 4:22 PM

With the 2015 regular AFL season now complete, it’s a great time to review how some of WA’s Country products have gone this year in the National Competition.

Country Football Leagues continue to be a breeding ground for the competitions elite players and the following side is made up of players that began their football journeys in Country WA.

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Stan Wright Wins Jack Clarke Medal

Thursday, September 3, 2015 - 11:58 AM

East Perth player and Dunsborough boy Stan Wright was last night named 2015 winner of the RediMed Colts Jack Clarke Medal with a total of 42 votes.

Wright finished nine votes ahead of West Perth’s Clint Hinchliffe on 33, while Peel Thunder’s Keegan Power came third with 31 votes during the medal count dinner at Domain Stadium.

 

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Rocket Retires On Top

Tuesday, August 11, 2015 - 4:16 PM

South Mandurah Falcons will go into the finals of the Alcoa Peel Football Ladder sitting atop the premiership ladder, but if they are to win this year’s hotly contested premiership, they will have to do so with out their spearhead and favourite son Rod Tregenza.  

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WA fall to powerful SA

Tuesday, July 28, 2015 - 2:48 PM

On Saturday the best country footballers from Western Australia and South Australia met at Bendigo Bank Stadium in Mandurah for the annual clash between the two.

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WA Football Hall of Fame

Thursday, July 23, 2015 - 10:55 AM

Despite the WA Football Hall of Fame night being held in the middle of Kings Park overlooking the city of Perth, there was a strong country feel to the evening as a number of country products were recognised for their achievements in the great game.

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CBH Group Country Colts

Wednesday, July 22, 2015 - 2:45 PM

This weekends interstate clash won’t be the only match for the day, with the best young country colts taking on  the WA Amateur Football League at 12pm. The CBH Group Country Colts have been selected from the recent Landmark Country Football Championships so all 24 players chosen will come into the match in good form.

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New Holland WA Country State Side

Wednesday, July 22, 2015 - 2:28 PM

The WA Country Football League is pleased to announce the players who will represent the New Holland WA State Country Side this Saturday, July 25 at 2pm at Bendigo Bank Stadium, Mandurah as they take on the South Australian Community Football League.

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Northern Suns win CBH Group Colts Championship

Thursday, July 16, 2015 - 12:22 PM

In 2015 the CBH Group Colts returned to Mandurah for another year of fast paced action. Reigning champions Peel came into the championships under a cloud after not performing to their usual high standard at the Great Southern Colts Carnival earlier in month, but the other teams knew better than to write them off.
The South West are always a strong side while the young Great Southern can also throw up a few surprises, but it was the two amalgamated sides, Northern Suns and Regional Districts, which started the strongest.

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Vale Arnold Byfield

Wednesday, July 15, 2015 - 1:49 PM

Bud Byfield 1923- 2015

 

Country Football will mourn the passing of one of its Life Members this week following the passing of Arnold ‘Bud’ Byfield aged 91.

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