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Check on a Mate BBQ Expansion
Fri, April 23, 2021 - 8:07 AM

  The WACFL, in partnership with Healthway and the Think Mental Health campaign, are excited to be extending their ‘Check on a Mate’ BBQs to all 150 of the WACFL’s Senior football clubs in regional Western Australia. The WACFL’s partnership with the Think Mental Health focuses on promoting the campaigns key messages of Talking, Listening and that Mental Health can affect anybody. The Check on a Mate BBQ’s previously saw one club in each of

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2021 - 2023 WACFL Strategic Plan Release
Tue, March 30, 2021 - 1:23 PM

The WACFL Board and staff have developed a new strategic plan for Regional football that is built around the following key pillars; Engagement through Community // High Quality Facilities // Football Excellence // Sustainability. We thank John Ipsen for his support in professionally managing this process from commencement through to the finished product. Click here to view - 2021-2023 WACFL Strategic Plan

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Young Lives Matter Report Released!
Wed, February 10, 2021 - 9:18 AM

The WACFL were fortunate to partner with UWA’s ‘Young Lives Matter’ Foundation recently, to examine the role that football plays in our regional communities. In 2020, 10 of our 25 Senior regional competitions did not play due to the uncertainty surrounding COVID-19 and its implications. As such, UWA’s researchers were able to produce a survey comparing the mental and physical wellbeing of those that did not play versus those that did. The overarching theme of

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WACFL Results 2020 (Men’s and Women’s)
Thu, December 17, 2020 - 2:43 PM

Eastern Districts Premiers:  Southern Cross Score:  Southern Cross 15.10 (100) d Hyden/Karlgarin 9.9 (63) Best on Ground:  Cosgrove East Kimberley Premiers:  Halls Creek Hawks Score:  Halls Creek Hawks 12.7 (79) d Kururrungku Roos 10.7 (67) Esperance Districts Premiers:  Ports Score:  Ports 15.10 (100) d Esperance 4.10 (34) Gascoyne Premiers:  Exmouth Score:  Exmouth 16.13 (109) d Ramblers 8.3 (51) Great Northern Premiers:  Rover Score:  Rover 7.12 (54) d Railway 7.6 (48) Great Southern Premiers:  Royals

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Thu, December 10, 2020 - 9:56 AM

A fertiliser initiative led by Nutrien Ag Solutions has raised an additional $27,000 for rural and regional football clubs across Western Australia, following a $100,000 donation earlier this year. Following the cancellation of the Nutrien Ag Country Football Championships (formerly Landmark Football Championships) earlier this year due to COVID-19, Nutrien Ag Solutions honored their annual $100,000 donation to country football and pledged an additional $1 per tonne of fertiliser sold back to the local

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Fortescue National Football League announce Executive Team
Tue, November 17, 2020 - 3:30 PM

The Fortescue National Football League introduced an all-female Executive Board for the first time in their history at an AGM last week. President Nicole Mizen, Vice President Mel Farmer, Secretary Ash Docherty, Treasurer Karen Myczka and general committee member Tammy Gihselberti will make up 50% of the FNFL committee in 2021. This is currently the only all female executive in senior men’s football in WA. President Nicole Mizen grew up in Paraburdoo where her parents

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Denton claims the West Coast Poly Player of the Year!
Wed, November 4, 2020 - 9:34 AM

Rover Football Club’s Tom Denton has been named as the 2020 West Coast Poly Player of the Year. Playing in the Great Northern Football League, Denton dominated in a covid shortened 2020 season. The midfielder dominated during the home and away season, claiming multiple awards as best on ground during WACFL promotional rounds, quickly establishing himself as a vital cog in the sides premierships tilt. The midfielders outstanding form continued into the finals series. Denton

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Mon, September 21, 2020 - 8:06 PM

MEDIA STATEMENT Monday 21 September 2020   SURVEY TO EXAMINE IMPACT OF COVID-19 ON MENTAL HEALTH OF COUNTRY FOOTBALLERS   A new survey will investigate how COVID-19 has affected the health of country footballers unable to play this year, and compare it to those who have been able to play. The survey has been coordinated jointly between The WA Country Football League (WACFL) and researchers from The University of Western Australia. It was compiled by

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Wed, September 9, 2020 - 4:04 PM

If you notice something a bit different at Country Football Grand Finals this year, then rest assured you aren’t seeing things. At country grounds during September and October this year you will pick out the unmissable Think Mental Health post covers. The Think Mental Health goal post covers are aimed to highlight that one person dies every day by suicide in Western Australia and how important it is that we look after our mental health.

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Tue, July 14, 2020 - 3:56 PM

Traditionally at this time of the season the WA Country Football League would have just crowned their Nutrien Ag Country Football Champions. In the current COVID climate though, following the cancellation of the 2020 championships, the WACFL is instead excited to announce that, thanks to Nutrien Ag Solutions ongoing commitment to Country Football in WA, they have seen the first club past the $5,000 mark as part of the fertiliser promotion for country clubs. The

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