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KEY FACTS

Official name
West Perth Football Club

Known as
West Perth

Nickname
Falcons

Nickname
Cardinals

Former name
Victorians FC

Former name date
1891-01-01

Formed
1885 (as Victorians FC)

Colours
Red and blue

Emblem
Falcon

Affiliations (Current)
WAFL (WA) 1885-2015

Affiliations (Historical)s
AFL (AUS) 1979-1981; AFL (AUS) 1983-1983; AFL (AUS) 2012-2012; AFL (AUS) 2014-2014

Home Ground
Arena Joondalup

WAFL Premierships
1897, 1899, 1901, 1905, 1932, 1934-35, 1941, 1942, 1949, 1951, 1960, 1969, 1971, 1975, 1995, 1999, 2003, 2013 (19 total)

Senior Premierships
WA State Premierships - 1905; R.P. Rodriguez Shield: 1960, 1999, 2002

Most Games
371 - Mel Whinnen (1960-1977)

Most Goals
1197 - Ted Tyson (1930-1941, 1945)

League Top Goalkickers
W.Duffy (15) 1894; H.Loel (N/A) 1898, (50) 1899, (45) 1901 & (35) 1902; A.Daly (30) 1900; T.McNamara (32) 1903; E.Bellion (30) 1911; E.Flemming (50) 1925; F.Hopkins (79) 1930; E.Tyson (96) 1932 & (126) 1936; E.Brunton (94) 1942; W.Baker (91) 1945; R.Scott (141) 1951 & (83) 1955; R.Evans (97) 1963; P.Smith (84) 1973

Sandover Medalists
H.Boyd 1922; J.Gosnell 1924; J.Craig 1927; E.J.Flemming 1930; E.O'Keefe 1940; L.Bowen 1942; J.Loughridge 1946; F.Buttsworth 1951; B.Foley 1959; R.West 1992; N.Mildenhall 1993

Postal Address
PO Box 11, Joondalup, WA, 6027

Website
falconsfc.com.au

West Perth



 

"Under Farmer, West Perth in 1969 developed a fast, open, play-on brand of football similar in style to that produced by Geelong in the VFL, or Sturt in South Australia. The club’s training regime maximised physical fitness, endeavoured to habituate players to the sorts of psychological pressure and physical duress they could anticipate during matches, and inculcated in them the importance of making the best possible decision, from a range of alternatives, whenever they gained possession of the ball ... "

  • John Devaney is dazzled by the glittering history of West Perth, winner of 18 WAFL premierships

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2015 Season (WAFL ) Fixture

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West Perth's 2015 Fixture

Rnd H&A Club Q1Q2Q3Q4 S R Opponent Q1Q2Q3Q4 S Mgn Grd Date SC
1 A West Perth 1.04.45.68.7 55 LOST South Fremantle 4.26.310.514.6 90 -35 FRE Mar 20 (Fri, 7:00) Scores
2 H West Perth 5.06.212.513.6 84 WON Peel Thunder 3.47.78.911.11 77 7 AJO Mar 28 (Sat, 2:15) Scores
3 H West Perth 5.19.613.722.9 141 WON Perth 4.15.37.69.8 62 79 AJO Apr 4 (Sat, 2:15) Scores
4 A West Perth 4.44.56.66.12 48 LOST Subiaco 0.03.68.79.11 65 -17 LEE Apr 11 (Sat, 4:15) Scores
5 West Perth       Bye        
6 H West Perth 2.25.26.612.12 84 WON Swan Districts 3.14.39.512.5 77 7 AJO Apr 27 (Mon, 2:15) Scores
7 A West Perth        vs Claremont          CSH May 2 (Sat, 2:15)  
8 H West Perth        vs East Perth          AJO May 9 (Sat, 2:15)  
9 H West Perth        vs East Fremantle          AJO May 16 (Sat, 2:15)  
10 A West Perth        vs East Perth          LEE Jun 1 (Mon, 2:15)  
11 A West Perth        vs Peel Thunder          RUS Jun 6 (Sat, 2:15)  
12 West Perth       Bye        
13 H West Perth        vs South Fremantle          AJO Jun 20 (Sat, 2:15)  
14 H West Perth        vs Subiaco          AJO Jun 27 (Sat, 2:15)  
15 West Perth       Bye        
16 A West Perth        vs Perth          LAT Jul 11 (Sat, 2:15)  
17 A West Perth        vs Swan Districts          BAS Jul 18 (Sat, 2:15)  
18 H West Perth        vs Claremont          AJO Jul 25 (Sat, 2:15)  
19 A West Perth        vs East Perth          LEE Aug 2 (Sun, 2:15)  
20 A West Perth        vs East Fremantle          EFO Aug 8 (Sat, 2:15)  
21 H West Perth        vs Swan Districts          AJO Aug 15 (Sat, 2:15)  
22 A West Perth        vs South Fremantle          FRE Aug 22 (Sat, 2:15)  
23 H West Perth        vs Claremont          AJO Aug 29 (Sat, 2:15)  
 

Footnotes

* Behinds calculated from the 1974 season on.
+ Score at the end of extra time.