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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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SURVEY TO EXAMINE IMPACT OF COVID-19 ON MENTAL HEALTH OF COUNTRY FOOTBALLERS
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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SOMETHING STAND OUT AT YOUR COUNTRY FINALS?
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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NUTRIEN AG FERTILISER PROMOTION – FIRST CLUB PAST $5,000
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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West Coast Poly Player of the Year - Week 1
Wed, July 8, 2020 - 12:39 PM

With football around the state getting back up and running amid the Covid-19 challenges so to is the Wst Coast Poly Player of the Year Award.  Each week one player will be recognised for their performance and be named the West Coast Poly Player of the Week.

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BASF and Nutrien Ag give Western Australian Country Football Clubs much needed boost!
Wed, July 1, 2020 - 3:18 PM

Agricultural companies BASF and Nutrien Ag Solutions have joined forces to support local football clubs in Western Australia. Through a jointly funded community football initiative, the companies will fund 500 premium Burley footballs for 89 Western Australian Country Football Clubs in a massive show of support for country football. As a major retailer of BASF’s Agricultural products, Nutrien said the companies wanted to give back to the communities they operate in. "We understand that funding at country footy clubs

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WACFL INTRODUCE NEW PODCAST ‘Bush Footy Legends’
Mon, June 29, 2020 - 4:17 PM

In conjunction with Healthway, the WACFL are excited to introduce a new podcast series, Bush Footy Legends, thanks to Think Mental Health. This campaign is part of a comprehensive approach that aims to build mental health, and wellbeing across Western Australia. Over the next couple of months, The West’s Steve Butler will be joined by a legend of country football in a podcast that will be released each Wednesday. The panel is made up of

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Throwback Thursday - 2013
Thu, May 21, 2020 - 7:37 PM

Landmark Country Championships throwing it back to 2013. South West took home the hattrick, winning quite comfortably over Great Northern in the A Section Grand Final. South West showing their dominance once again at the championships. Leigh Kohlmann kicked a whopping six goals which contributed to his outstanding performance during the championships where he was awarded the Rising Star Award. It was teammate, Jeff Smith, who took home the fairest and best for the grand

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Throwback Thursday
Thu, May 14, 2020 - 5:08 PM

Let us take a look at the year 2002. The Avon Football Association took out their 4th ever A section title at the Wesfarmers Landmark Country Football Championships. We had a record number of 26 teams competing in six divisions, three in Seniors and three in Colts, with the Peel Football League participating in their first championships. It was a narrow defeat, with the Avon (10.9 – 69) defeating Upper Great Southern (6.7 – 49) by

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