Darrell Panizza to Coach WA Colts Curtain Raiser

Friday, March 31, 2017 - 2:25 PM

Former Claremont and Albany stalward Darrell Panizza will return to coaching in the WA State Coutry Colts Curtain Raiser at Domain Stadium this weekend.

The WA State Country Colts are selection of 17-19 year old’s from Regional Western Australia. They squad has been selected based of previous performance and commitment to off season talent programs within their region.

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CBH Group Re-signs

Thursday, March 23, 2017 - 10:52 AM

The CBH Group has extended its support of the WACFL until the end of 2019. 

CBH Group funds are used to support League operations allowing 12x Agricultural Leagues to have better run competitions, whilst reducing the cost to players by $10 - $15 per head.

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Heat Policy

Wednesday, March 1, 2017 - 3:37 PM

With WACFL preseason matches and training kicking off in March for some Leagues- it is critical that player safety is a consideration at all times. Below is the AFL's Weather Policy around Extreme Heat.

Extreme Heat Heat-related stress can lead to impaired player performance (eg dizziness, headaches, collapse and illness). In its extreme form, heat can be life threatening. Preventing heat stress and injury maintains optimum performance and improves recovery. To prevent heat stress, careful planning and preparation is required in accordance with this section 3.

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2017 Level 1 Coaching Course registrations - Now Open

Wednesday, January 18, 2017 - 11:28 AM

Dates have been locked away for 2017 Level 1 Coaching Courses in both Metro and Country WA. Level 1 Accreditiation is a requirement for all coaches within Country Football.

For more info regardng the courses contact your relevant Regional Football Development Manager or visit http://www.wafootball.com.au/development/coaches/upcoming-courses/level-1 for more information on courses dates and registration details.

Coaching Update

Monday, January 16, 2017 - 1:21 PM

With the football season just around the corner, the focus will soon go on coaches as they prepare their programs for the upcoming season.

The coach continues to be a critical element to the health of country football and an area the WACFL has identified as one that requires development for the growth of the game.

The AFL's National Coaching Conference is just weeks away and after a successful event in Perth in 2016, this year's event will be held in Melbourne at the MCG from the 3-5 February. 

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Jock Beattie WAFC's Newest Life Member

Thursday, November 24, 2016 - 9:58 AM

THE West Australian Football Commission has announced that WAFC Life Memberships will be awarded to long-serving community football identities Jock Beattie and John Davies (WAAFL).

Both will be formally inducted at the annual WAFC Life Members’ Association end-of-year function to be held on Monday, December 5 at Domain Stadium.

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Paid Player Rules

Thursday, November 24, 2016 - 8:42 AM

The WACFL has just passed by-laws regarding the payment of players in Country Football (effective immediately.)

The major components to the Bylaws are:-

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Country Coaching Vacancies

Monday, November 7, 2016 - 9:11 AM

Are you an aspiring coach?

Is your club on the look out for a new coach ahead of the 2017 season?

You will find a number of coaching vacancies from clubs right around Country WA at http://wacfl.com.au/programs/employment/coaching-vacancies

If your clubs has a vacancy it would like to advertise contact wacountry@wafc.com.au 

Help with new Equipment for 2017!

Monday, October 10, 2016 - 3:10 PM

Is your club needing to purchase new equipment in the lead up to next season?

The Department of Sport and Recreations Club Equipment Subsidy is now open for incorporated clubs that have an ABN number. If your club has previously accessed the subsidy your may now be eligible again.

Visit http://www.dsr.wa.gov.au/fundi…/clubs/club-equipment-subsidy for more information.

Shaping WA Football's Future

Wednesday, August 31, 2016 - 10:59 AM

The WA Football Commission is embarking on a once in a generation review of football across the state which kicked off with a “Shaping Football’s Future” discussion last Wednesday evening which included two key not speakers in Simon Lethlean (AFL's General Manager of Game and Market Development) and Gavin Taylor (WAFC CEO).

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