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WAFL - KEY FACTS

Official name
West Australian Football League

Known as
WAFL

Former names
Westar Rules (WR), 1997-2000; Western Australia State Football League (WASFL), 1990-1996; Western Australian National Football League (WANFL), 1932-1979; West Australian Football Association (WAFA), 1885-1907

Duration
1885-2015

Affiliated competitions (Current)
Premiership Season 1898-2015

Affiliated clubs (Current)
West Perth (WA) 1885-2015; East Fremantle (WA) 1898-2015; Perth (WA) 1899-2015; South Fremantle (WA) 1900-2015; Subiaco (WA) 1901-2015; East Perth (WA) 1906-2015; Claremont (WA) 1926-2015; Swan Districts (WA) 1934-2015; Peel Thunder (WA) 1997-2015

Affiliated clubs (Historical)
Rovers (WA) 1885-1899; Fremantle (Unions) (WA) 1886-1899; North Fremantle (WA) 1901-1915; Midland Junction (WA) 1905-1910

Affiliated grounds (Current)
Arena Joondalup; Bassendean Oval; East Fremantle Oval; Fremantle Oval; Lathlain Park; Leederville Oval; Rushton Park; Showgrounds; Sounness Park; Subiaco

Affiliated grounds (Historical)
Albany; Anniversary Park; Broome; Bruce Rock; Bunbury; Busselton; Capricorn Oval; Carnarvon; Claremont Oval; Collie Recreation Ground; Corrigin Oval; Cunderdin Oval; Dampier Sports Club; Denmak; Dongara; Donnybrook; Esperance Oval; Esplanade; Exmouth; Fremantle Park; Frost Park; Geraldton; Gosnells Recreation Ground; Jubilee Park; Jurien Oval; Kalannie Town Oval; Kalgoorlie; Kambalda Oval; Karratha; Katanning; Kelmscott; Kununurra Oval; Manjimup Recreation Ground; Margaret River; Midland Junction Oval; Moora Reserve; Mt.Barker; Mukinbudin; Newdegate Showgrounds; Newman; North Fremantle Oval; Perth Oval; Port Hedland; Rockingham; Shenton Park; Talanjee Oval; Toodyay Showgrounds; W.A.C.A.; Wagin; Wanneroo Showgrounds; Wellington Square; Wickepin Oval; Wongan Hills

Premiership Season

 

 

The WAFL (West Australian Football League) is the premier League and governing body for Australian Football in Western Australia. Originally formed as the West Australian Football Association (WAFA) in 1885, the WAFL has undergone a variety of name changes since then, re-adopting its current name in 2001. The league currently consists of nine teams, which play each other in a 24-round season usually lasting from March to September, with the top four teams playing off in a finals series, culminating in a Grand Final.

1937

1937 Ladder

LP Club P W L D For Agn % Pts
1 Claremont 21 15 5 1 2225 1887 117.91 62
2 East Fremantle 21 14 6 1 2306 2054 112.27 58
3 Swan Districts 21 14 7 0 1907 1850 103.08 56
4 East Perth 21 12 6 3 2119 1759 120.47 54
5 West Perth 21 11 9 1 1894 1763 107.43 46
6 Perth 21 6 15 0 1912 2123 90.06 24
7 South Fremantle 21 5 16 0 1831 2272 80.59 20
8 Subiaco 21 4 17 0 1585 2071 76.53 16
  H&A 84 81 81 3 15779 15779 100.00 336
  Finals 4 4 4 0 639 639 100.00 16
  Total 88 85 85 3 16418 16418 100.00 352

1937 Round by Round

Round 1 | 2 | 3 | 4 | 5 | 6 | 7 | 8 | 9 | 10 | 11 | 12 | 13 | 14 | 15 | 16 | 17 | 18 | 19 | 20 | 21 | 1SF | 2SF | PF | GF

Round 1[Round Review]

 Q1Q2Q3Q4ScoreDate / ResultGroundAttendance
East Perth1.14.88.1314.13 97 Sat 24-Apr-1937 12:00 pm Perth Oval 
Claremont5.78.1312.1613.19 97 East Perth drew with Claremont
Perth2.25.610.1110.12 72 Sat 24-Apr-1937 12:00 pm W.A.C.A. 
East Fremantle1.28.710.815.17 107 East Fremantle won by 35 points
South Fremantle3.57.911.1314.15 99 Sat 24-Apr-1937 12:00 pm Fremantle Oval 
West Perth5.19.312.619.8 122 West Perth won by 23 points
Subiaco2.210.711.916.11 107 Sat 24-Apr-1937 12:00 pm Subiaco 
Swan Districts4.46.88.1211.17 83 Subiaco won by 24 points

Round 2[Round Review]

 Q1Q2Q3Q4ScoreDate / ResultGroundAttendance
West Perth5.36.87.1310.19 79 Sat 1-May-1937 12:00 pm Leederville Oval 
Perth3.26.87.99.11 65 West Perth won by 14 points
East Fremantle6.614.1520.2028.23 191 Sat 1-May-1937 12:00 pm Fremantle Oval 
South Fremantle4.29.413.916.14 110 East Fremantle won by 81 points
Claremont4.510.915.1218.14 122 Sat 1-May-1937 12:00 pm Claremont Oval 
Swan Districts1.14.67.713.8 86 Claremont won by 36 points
East Perth8.313.417.1020.15 135 Sat 1-May-1937 12:00 pm Perth Oval 
Subiaco0.14.45.57.7 49 East Perth won by 86 points

Round 3[Round Review]

 Q1Q2Q3Q4ScoreDate / ResultGroundAttendance
Subiaco5.66.97.1310.13 73 Mon 3-May-1937 12:00 pm Subiaco 
West Perth1.26.38.412.7 79 West Perth won by 6 points
Swan Districts3.37.611.913.17 95 Mon 3-May-1937 12:00 pm Bassendean Oval 
South Fremantle5.78.89.1511.15 81 Swan Districts won by 14 points
Claremont6.48.513.814.9 93 Mon 3-May-1937 12:00 pm Claremont Oval 
East Fremantle3.07.49.1016.16 112 East Fremantle won by 19 points
Perth1.02.54.911.10 76 Mon 3-May-1937 12:00 pm W.A.C.A. 
East Perth10.1114.1523.2425.27 177 East Perth won by 101 points

Round 4[Round Review]

 Q1Q2Q3Q4ScoreDate / ResultGroundAttendance
Swan Districts4.37.613.1015.12 102 Sat 8-May-1937 12:00 pm Bassendean Oval 
East Fremantle5.29.512.1014.12 96 Swan Districts won by 6 points
East Perth2.14.37.38.3 51 Sat 8-May-1937 12:00 pm Perth Oval 
West Perth2.63.76.77.9 51 East Perth drew with West Perth
South Fremantle3.17.212.812.12 84 Sat 8-May-1937 12:00 pm Fremantle Oval 
Claremont3.311.612.615.10 100 Claremont won by 16 points
Perth3.17.39.915.12 102 Sat 8-May-1937 12:00 pm W.A.C.A. 
Subiaco5.17.710.713.12 90 Perth won by 12 points

Round 5[Round Review]

 Q1Q2Q3Q4ScoreDate / ResultGroundAttendance
Subiaco3.16.28.410.6 66 Wed 12-May-1937 12:00 pm Subiaco 
Claremont2.54.99.1012.13 85 Claremont won by 19 points
West Perth2.27.57.812.11 83 Sat 15-May-1937 12:00 pm Leederville Oval 
East Fremantle3.57.89.1111.14 80 West Perth won by 3 points
South Fremantle5.69.815.1017.17 119 Sat 15-May-1937 12:00 pm Fremantle Oval 
Perth3.35.58.911.10 76 South Fremantle won by 43 points
Swan Districts3.35.410.612.9 81 Sat 15-May-1937 12:00 pm Bassendean Oval 
East Perth0.14.310.411.7 73 Swan Districts won by 8 points

Round 6[Round Review]

 Q1Q2Q3Q4ScoreDate / ResultGroundAttendance
Perth7.29.410.1011.15 81 Sat 22-May-1937 12:00 pm W.A.C.A. 
Swan Districts1.25.610.914.14 98 Swan Districts won by 17 points
East Perth4.26.413.1215.13 103 Sat 22-May-1937 12:00 pm Perth Oval 
South Fremantle2.16.47.410.7 67 East Perth won by 36 points
West Perth1.48.511.611.8 74 Sat 22-May-1937 12:00 pm Leederville Oval 
Claremont2.57.910.915.14 104 Claremont won by 30 points
East Fremantle5.68.716.721.12 138 Sat 22-May-1937 12:00 pm Fremantle Oval 
Subiaco1.17.118.1612.20 92 East Fremantle won by 46 points

Round 7[Round Review]

 Q1Q2Q3Q4ScoreDate / ResultGroundAttendance
South Fremantle4.39.913.1117.14 116 Sat 29-May-1937 12:00 pm Fremantle Oval 
Subiaco4.26.310.311.9 75 South Fremantle won by 41 points
Swan Districts4.66.69.1011.14 80 Sat 29-May-1937 12:00 pm Bassendean Oval 
West Perth3.26.59.911.11 77 Swan Districts won by 3 points
East Perth6.19.412.1118.11 119 Sat 29-May-1937 12:00 pm Perth Oval 
East Fremantle4.26.27.410.8 68 East Perth won by 51 points
Claremont3.39.1116.1425.18 168 Sat 29-May-1937 12:00 pm Claremont Oval 
Perth3.24.36.68.10 58 Claremont won by 110 points

Round 8[Round Review]

 Q1Q2Q3Q4ScoreDate / ResultGroundAttendance
West Perth5.57.89.1012.17 89 Sat 5-Jun-1937 12:00 pm Leederville Oval 
South Fremantle1.46.88.1210.15 75 West Perth won by 14 points
Claremont5.48.812.1515.19 109 Sat 5-Jun-1937 12:00 pm Claremont Oval 
East Perth4.29.510.615.11 101 Claremont won by 8 points
Swan Districts4.310.512.1016.16 112 Sat 5-Jun-1937 12:00 pm Bassendean Oval 
Subiaco1.73.87.107.10 52 Swan Districts won by 60 points
East Fremantle2.86.1415.2216.26 122 Sat 5-Jun-1937 12:00 pm Fremantle Oval 
Perth4.210.312.618.11 119 East Fremantle won by 3 points

Round 9[Round Review]

 Q1Q2Q3Q4ScoreDate / ResultGroundAttendance
South Fremantle5.610.716.1416.15 111 Mon 7-Jun-1937 12:00 pm Fremantle Oval 
East Fremantle3.36.510.814.17 101 South Fremantle won by 10 points
Swan Districts2.27.711.1014.12 96 Mon 7-Jun-1937 12:00 pm Bassendean Oval 
Claremont4.97.1010.1412.17 89 Swan Districts won by 7 points
Subiaco5.28.413.616.11 107 Mon 7-Jun-1937 12:00 pm Subiaco 
East Perth3.211.714.716.12 108 East Perth won by 1 point
Perth1.25.710.912.12 84 Mon 7-Jun-1937 12:00 pm W.A.C.A. 
West Perth5.67.1010.1114.11 95 West Perth won by 11 points

Round 10[Round Review]

 Q1Q2Q3Q4ScoreDate / ResultGroundAttendance
East Fremantle4.59.913.1520.20 140 Sat 12-Jun-1937 12:00 pm Fremantle Oval 
Claremont5.17.811.1016.14 110 East Fremantle won by 30 points
Swan Districts5.59.711.1014.11 95 Sat 12-Jun-1937 12:00 pm Bassendean Oval 
South Fremantle5.18.310.514.9 93 Swan Districts won by 2 points
West Perth0.45.79.1017.13 115 Sat 12-Jun-1937 12:00 pm Leederville Oval 
Subiaco2.32.53.114.14 38 West Perth won by 77 points
East Perth4.311.511.1011.11 77 Sat 12-Jun-1937 12:00 pm Perth Oval 
Perth2.36.68.1111.16 82 Perth won by 5 points

Round 11[Round Review]

 Q1Q2Q3Q4ScoreDate / ResultGroundAttendance
East Fremantle3.411.1113.1418.18 126 Sat 19-Jun-1937 12:00 pm Fremantle Oval 
Swan Districts4.65.911.1214.15 99 East Fremantle won by 27 points
West Perth2.45.610.911.14 80 Sat 19-Jun-1937 12:00 pm Leederville Oval 
East Perth5.48.411.415.8 98 East Perth won by 18 points
Claremont1.011.417.822.13 145 Sat 19-Jun-1937 12:00 pm Claremont Oval 
South Fremantle6.39.314.615.10 100 Claremont won by 45 points
Subiaco2.42.105.1210.14 74 Sat 19-Jun-1937 12:00 pm Subiaco 
Perth1.53.76.99.13 67 Subiaco won by 7 points

Round 12[Round Review]

 Q1Q2Q3Q4ScoreDate / ResultGroundAttendance
Claremont3.35.76.118.11 59 Sat 26-Jun-1937 12:00 pm Claremont Oval 
Subiaco3.35.411.614.7 91 Subiaco won by 32 points
East Perth2.54.58.810.9 69 Sat 26-Jun-1937 12:00 pm Perth Oval 
Swan Districts1.26.36.37.9 51 East Perth won by 18 points
Perth4.211.911.1417.21 123 Sat 26-Jun-1937 12:00 pm W.A.C.A. 
South Fremantle3.34.55.57.8 50 Perth won by 73 points
East Fremantle4.37.59.614.12 96 Sat 26-Jun-1937 12:00 pm Fremantle Oval 
West Perth2.16.410.611.9 75 East Fremantle won by 21 points

Round 13[Round Review]

 Q1Q2Q3Q4ScoreDate / ResultGroundAttendance
Subiaco3.23.59.1312.13 85 Sat 3-Jul-1937 12:00 pm Subiaco 
East Fremantle0.25.711.815.13 103 East Fremantle won by 18 points
South Fremantle1.35.1211.1517.17 119 Sat 3-Jul-1937 12:00 pm Fremantle Oval 
East Perth2.45.76.1311.16 82 South Fremantle won by 37 points
Claremont5.110.312.615.9 99 Sat 3-Jul-1937 12:00 pm Claremont Oval 
West Perth3.65.99.1612.16 88 Claremont won by 11 points
Swan Districts5.46.58.613.11 89 Sat 3-Jul-1937 12:00 pm Bassendean Oval 
Perth2.26.612.714.8 92 Perth won by 3 points

Round 14[Round Review]

 Q1Q2Q3Q4ScoreDate / ResultGroundAttendance
West Perth3.47.69.912.12 84 Sat 10-Jul-1937 12:00 pm Leederville Oval 
Swan Districts3.26.211.414.7 91 Swan Districts won by 7 points
Subiaco2.15.39.612.9 81 Sat 10-Jul-1937 12:00 pm Subiaco 
South Fremantle1.32.74.97.15 57 Subiaco won by 24 points
East Fremantle2.37.710.1313.14 92 Sat 10-Jul-1937 12:00 pm Fremantle Oval 
East Perth2.85.1612.1714.28 112 East Perth won by 20 points
Perth3.46.1110.1314.17 101 Sat 10-Jul-1937 12:00 pm W.A.C.A. 
Claremont3.76.1111.1614.18 102 Claremont won by 1 point

Round 15[Round Review]

 Q1Q2Q3Q4ScoreDate / ResultGroundAttendance
South Fremantle1.23.77.89.10 64 Sat 17-Jul-1937 12:00 pm Fremantle Oval 
West Perth5.27.410.514.9 93 West Perth won by 29 points
East Perth2.36.610.912.10 82 Sat 17-Jul-1937 12:00 pm Perth Oval 
Claremont2.36.912.1015.14 104 Claremont won by 22 points
Perth3.39.69.1113.14 92 Sat 17-Jul-1937 12:00 pm W.A.C.A. 
East Fremantle4.08.711.1116.13 109 East Fremantle won by 17 points
Swan Districts2.33.78.1111.13 79 Sat 17-Jul-1937 12:00 pm Bassendean Oval 
Subiaco1.53.95.127.14 56 Swan Districts won by 23 points

Round 16[Round Review]

 Q1Q2Q3Q4ScoreDate / ResultGroundAttendance
East Fremantle5.310.514.620.13 133 Sat 24-Jul-1937 12:00 pm Fremantle Oval 
South Fremantle5.57.1011.1714.20 104 East Fremantle won by 29 points
West Perth5.19.416.518.6 114 Sat 24-Jul-1937 12:00 pm Leederville Oval 
Perth0.44.710.1014.11 95 West Perth won by 19 points
Subiaco4.16.59.510.8 68 Sat 24-Jul-1937 12:00 pm Subiaco 
East Perth4.25.78.1211.15 81 East Perth won by 13 points
Swan Districts2.45.109.119.13 67 Sat 24-Jul-1937 12:00 pm Bassendean Oval 
Claremont3.26.611.814.15 99 Claremont won by 32 points

Round 17[Round Review]

 Q1Q2Q3Q4ScoreDate / ResultGroundAttendance
West Perth5.313.516.1522.18 150 Sat 31-Jul-1937 12:00 pm Leederville Oval 
Subiaco1.31.45.96.12 48 West Perth won by 102 points
Perth7.98.1012.1713.18 96 Sat 31-Jul-1937 12:00 pm W.A.C.A. 
East Perth3.012.514.619.11 125 East Perth won by 29 points
Claremont1.45.710.1212.16 88 Sat 31-Jul-1937 12:00 pm Claremont Oval 
East Fremantle4.25.99.1215.16 106 East Fremantle won by 18 points
South Fremantle4.45.88.1011.12 78 Sat 31-Jul-1937 12:00 pm Fremantle Oval 
Swan Districts3.26.79.911.15 81 Swan Districts won by 3 points

Round 18[Round Review]

 Q1Q2Q3Q4ScoreDate / ResultGroundAttendance
West Perth2.63.811.1111.11 77 Sat 21-Aug-1937 12:00 pm Leederville Oval 
East Perth1.25.85.1010.14 74 West Perth won by 3 points
Subiaco4.25.58.912.10 82 Sat 21-Aug-1937 12:00 pm Subiaco 
Perth4.28.711.1114.16 100 Perth won by 18 points
East Fremantle5.79.99.1112.15 87 Sat 21-Aug-1937 12:00 pm Fremantle Oval 
Swan Districts1.47.913.1316.18 114 Swan Districts won by 27 points
Claremont6.69.817.1417.17 119 Sat 21-Aug-1937 12:00 pm Claremont Oval 
South Fremantle0.03.53.78.14 62 Claremont won by 57 points

Round 19[Round Review]

 Q1Q2Q3Q4ScoreDate / ResultGroundAttendance
East Fremantle2.46.413.714.9 93 Sat 28-Aug-1937 12:00 pm Fremantle Oval 
West Perth1.35.47.512.11 83 East Fremantle won by 10 points
East Perth6.78.914.1717.19 121 Sat 28-Aug-1937 12:00 pm Perth Oval 
Swan Districts3.010.411.412.5 77 East Perth won by 44 points
Claremont4.78.1012.1516.15 111 Sat 28-Aug-1937 12:00 pm Claremont Oval 
Subiaco3.57.78.1011.16 82 Claremont won by 29 points
Perth9.414.719.1423.18 156 Sat 28-Aug-1937 12:00 pm W.A.C.A. 
South Fremantle2.14.74.76.13 49 Perth won by 107 points

Round 20[Round Review]

 Q1Q2Q3Q4ScoreDate / ResultGroundAttendance
South Fremantle2.36.612.1414.15 99 Sat 4-Sep-1937 12:00 pm Fremantle Park 
East Perth4.310.615.719.11 125 East Perth won by 26 points
Claremont2.18.416.718.9 117 Sat 4-Sep-1937 12:00 pm Claremont Oval 
West Perth5.88.910.1214.15 99 Claremont won by 18 points
Subiaco1.36.88.912.10 82 Sat 4-Sep-1937 12:00 pm Subiaco 
East Fremantle1.83.129.2012.25 97 East Fremantle won by 15 points
Swan Districts6.48.714.814.8 92 Sat 4-Sep-1937 12:00 pm Bassendean Oval 
Perth1.05.89.1011.14 80 Swan Districts won by 12 points

Round 21[Round Review]

 Q1Q2Q3Q4ScoreDate / ResultGroundAttendance
Perth3.65.1011.1313.17 95 Sat 11-Sep-1937 12:00 pm W.A.C.A. 
Claremont3.46.98.1215.15 105 Claremont won by 10 points
Swan Districts5.312.515.622.7 139 Sat 11-Sep-1937 12:00 pm Bassendean Oval 
West Perth2.24.810.1112.15 87 Swan Districts won by 52 points
East Perth6.39.512.517.7 109 Sat 11-Sep-1937 12:00 pm Perth Oval 
East Fremantle4.47.69.1315.19 109 East Perth drew with East Fremantle
South Fremantle5.57.712.914.10 94 Sat 11-Sep-1937 12:00 pm Fremantle Oval 
Subiaco4.05.105.1311.21 87 South Fremantle won by 7 points

1937 Ladder

LP Club P W L D For Agn % Pts
1 Claremont 21 15 5 1 2225 1887 117.91 62
2 East Fremantle 21 14 6 1 2306 2054 112.27 58
3 Swan Districts 21 14 7 0 1907 1850 103.08 56
4 East Perth 21 12 6 3 2119 1759 120.47 54
5 West Perth 21 11 9 1 1894 1763 107.43 46
6 Perth 21 6 15 0 1912 2123 90.06 24
7 South Fremantle 21 5 16 0 1831 2272 80.59 20
8 Subiaco 21 4 17 0 1585 2071 76.53 16
  H&A 84 81 81 3 15779 15779 100.00 336
  Finals 4 4 4 0 639 639 100.00 16
  Total 88 85 85 3 16418 16418 100.00 352

First Semi-final

 Q1Q2Q3Q4ScoreDate / ResultGroundAttendance
East Perth7.17.310.913.9 87 Sat 18-Sep-1937 12:00 pm Subiaco11,000
Swan Districts3.07.27.311.7 73 East Perth won by 14 points

Second Semi-final

 Q1Q2Q3Q4ScoreDate / ResultGroundAttendance
Claremont2.47.410.1013.10 88 Sat 25-Sep-1937 12:00 pm Subiaco12,000
East Fremantle1.57.88.810.14 74 Claremont won by 14 points

Preliminary Final

 Q1Q2Q3Q4ScoreDate / ResultGroundAttendance
East Perth4.64.85.166.19 55 Sat 2-Oct-1937 12:00 pm Subiaco12,000
East Fremantle1.15.57.811.12 78 East Fremantle won by 23 points

Grand Final

 Q1Q2Q3Q4ScoreDate / ResultGroundAttendance
Claremont3.17.212.813.9 87 Sat 9-Oct-1937 12:00 pm Subiaco16,460
East Fremantle4.08.510.914.13 97 East Fremantle won by 10 points

Footnotes

* Behinds calculated from the 1965 season on.
+ Score at the end of extra time.