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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.

1980

1980 Ladder

LP Club P W L D For Agn % Pts
1 Swan Districts 21 18 3 0 2764 2023 136.63 72
2 South Fremantle 21 17 4 0 2674 2085 128.25 68
3 Claremont 21 13 8 0 2613 2194 119.10 52
4 East Perth 21 11 10 0 2501 2224 112.46 44
5 West Perth 21 11 10 0 2319 2104 110.22 44
6 Perth 21 7 14 0 2462 2691 91.49 28
7 East Fremantle 21 5 16 0 2161 2948 73.30 20
8 Subiaco 21 2 19 0 1790 3015 59.37 8
  H&A 84 84 84 0 19284 19284 100.00 336
  Finals 4 4 4 0 938 938 100.00 16
  Total 88 88 88 0 20222 20222 100.00 352

1980 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 / ResultGroundCrowd
Subiaco2.25.36.58.9 57 Sat 5-Apr-1980 12:00 pm Subiaco9,148
West Perth3.48.812.1417.16 118 West Perth won by 61 points
South Fremantle5.410.1116.2023.23 161 Sat 5-Apr-1980 12:00 pm Fremantle Oval11,128
Perth4.127.1510.1816.21 117 South Fremantle won by 44 points
Claremont4.55.109.1411.17 83 Mon 7-Apr-1980 12:00 pm Claremont Oval15,066
East Perth4.28.411.713.13 91 East Perth won by 8 points
Swan Districts4.29.1014.1524.17 161 Mon 7-Apr-1980 12:00 pm Bassendean Oval14,906
East Fremantle2.43.84.106.14 50 Swan Districts won by 111 points

Round 2[Round Review]

 Q1Q2Q3Q4ScoreDate / ResultGroundCrowd
West Perth2.38.711.915.11 101 Sat 12-Apr-1980 12:00 pm Leederville Oval11,755
South Fremantle2.65.911.1415.18 108 South Fremantle won by 7 points
East Perth6.410.614.719.10 124 Sat 12-Apr-1980 12:00 pm Perth Oval17,490
Swan Districts9.512.1118.1621.20 146 Swan Districts won by 22 points
East Fremantle3.26.512.1315.21 111 Sat 12-Apr-1980 12:00 pm East Fremantle Oval9,556
Claremont8.415.817.1024.14 158 Claremont won by 47 points
Perth6.212.920.1527.20 182 Sat 12-Apr-1980 12:00 pm Lathlain Park5,784
Subiaco5.47.79.712.10 82 Perth won by 100 points

Round 3[Round Review]

 Q1Q2Q3Q4ScoreDate / ResultGroundCrowd
East Fremantle2.23.76.1210.14 74 Sat 19-Apr-1980 East Fremantle Oval11,212
South Fremantle7.614.621.1128.13 181 South Fremantle won by 107 points
Swan Districts4.79.1216.1422.23 155 Sat 19-Apr-1980 12:00 pm Bassendean Oval10,190
Perth6.79.1211.1513.20 98 Swan Districts won by 57 points
Subiaco2.44.65.118.14 62 Sat 19-Apr-1980 12:00 pm Subiaco5,104
East Perth2.19.913.1023.17 155 East Perth won by 93 points
West Perth3.57.129.1321.15 141 Sat 19-Apr-1980 12:00 pm Leederville Oval8,752
Claremont2.54.78.109.12 66 West Perth won by 75 points

Round 4[Round Review]

 Q1Q2Q3Q4ScoreDate / ResultGroundCrowd
Perth1.55.1311.1515.17 107 Sat 26-Apr-1980 Lathlain Park10,205
West Perth10.114.520.1027.12 174 West Perth won by 67 points
South Fremantle2.711.815.1225.17 167 Sat 26-Apr-1980 12:00 pm Fremantle Oval7,284
Subiaco3.05.39.613.8 86 South Fremantle won by 81 points
Claremont4.59.814.1320.18 138 Sat 26-Apr-1980 12:00 pm Claremont Oval14,547
Swan Districts7.313.1418.1823.19 157 Swan Districts won by 19 points
East Perth4.58.511.1115.14 104 Sat 26-Apr-1980 12:00 pm Perth Oval10,012
East Fremantle5.69.1014.1520.22 142 East Fremantle won by 38 points

Round 5[Round Review]

 Q1Q2Q3Q4ScoreDate / ResultGroundCrowd
West Perth6.79.1218.1926.24 180 Sat 3-May-1980 Leederville Oval11,217
East Fremantle4.16.59.711.9 75 West Perth won by 105 points
South Fremantle5.111.414.722.11 143 Sat 3-May-1980 12:00 pm Fremantle Oval13,028
Claremont5.79.1415.1621.18 144 Claremont won by 1 point
Subiaco3.56.76.108.15 63 Sat 3-May-1980 12:00 pm Subiaco6,590
Swan Districts8.714.1521.2527.32 194 Swan Districts won by 131 points
Perth5.79.1115.1418.22 130 Sat 3-May-1980 12:00 pm Lathlain Park8,672
East Perth2.33.512.716.10 106 Perth won by 24 points

Round 6[Round Review]

 Q1Q2Q3Q4ScoreDate / ResultGroundCrowd
East Perth7.111.517.1121.12 138 Sat 10-May-1980 Perth Oval10,857
South Fremantle4.310.512.618.8 116 East Perth won by 22 points
Claremont5.510.1020.1328.15 183 Sat 10-May-1980 12:00 pm Claremont Oval5,613
Subiaco4.17.411.514.11 95 Claremont won by 88 points
East Fremantle2.39.812.1216.16 112 Sat 10-May-1980 12:00 pm East Fremantle Oval7,420
Perth2.28.713.922.11 143 Perth won by 31 points
Swan Districts6.48.1018.1527.20 182 Sat 10-May-1980 12:00 pm Bassendean Oval22,350
West Perth4.55.66.78.8 56 Swan Districts won by 126 points

Round 7[Round Review]

 Q1Q2Q3Q4ScoreDate / ResultGroundCrowd
Subiaco8.710.1515.1820.25 145 Sat 17-May-1980 Subiaco4,658
East Fremantle3.46.97.129.13 67 Subiaco won by 78 points
West Perth4.47.910.1613.21 99 Sat 17-May-1980 12:00 pm Leederville Oval14,860
East Perth2.46.68.1212.14 86 West Perth won by 13 points
Perth6.412.616.1120.12 132 Sat 17-May-1980 12:00 pm Lathlain Park9,693
Claremont8.313.918.1329.17 191 Claremont won by 59 points
South Fremantle5.87.1011.1215.18 108 Sat 17-May-1980 12:00 pm Fremantle Oval19,279
Swan Districts4.511.914.1222.15 147 Swan Districts won by 39 points

Round 8[Round Review]

 Q1Q2Q3Q4ScoreDate / ResultGroundCrowd
East Fremantle4.75.1210.1215.16 106 Sat 24-May-1980 East Fremantle Oval8,348
Swan Districts2.57.918.1429.17 191 Swan Districts won by 85 points
East Perth4.88.1314.1319.20 134 Sat 24-May-1980 12:00 pm Perth Oval12,596
Claremont3.28.511.914.13 97 East Perth won by 37 points
West Perth6.311.917.1222.18 150 Sat 24-May-1980 12:00 pm Leederville Oval8,103
Subiaco4.15.710.1115.13 103 West Perth won by 47 points
Perth5.210.815.1519.17 131 Sat 24-May-1980 12:00 pm Lathlain Park8,566
South Fremantle7.713.1216.1921.25 151 South Fremantle won by 20 points

Round 9[Round Review]

 Q1Q2Q3Q4ScoreDate / ResultGroundCrowd
Perth4.96.108.1316.18 114 Sat 31-May-1980 12:00 pm Lathlain Park11,316
Swan Districts4.311.1117.1319.17 131 Swan Districts won by 17 points
East Perth8.115.621.828.11 179 Sat 31-May-1980 12:00 pm Perth Oval6,680
Subiaco5.77.1010.1612.20 92 East Perth won by 87 points
South Fremantle3.49.1013.1414.21 105 Mon 2-Jun-1980 Fremantle Oval12,487
East Fremantle3.311.713.1316.17 113 East Fremantle won by 8 points
Claremont6.48.816.1218.15 123 Mon 2-Jun-1980 12:00 pm Claremont Oval13,479
West Perth2.33.44.57.10 52 Claremont won by 71 points

Round 10[Round Review]

 Q1Q2Q3Q4ScoreDate / ResultGroundCrowd
Claremont4.57.1012.1424.18 162 Sat 7-Jun-1980 Claremont Oval9,016
East Fremantle1.73.1110.1415.15 105 Claremont won by 57 points
South Fremantle5.79.1015.1318.16 124 Sat 7-Jun-1980 12:00 pm Fremantle Oval10,976
West Perth5.68.98.1812.22 94 South Fremantle won by 30 points
Swan Districts3.28.811.1516.21 117 Sat 7-Jun-1980 12:00 pm Bassendean Oval19,237
East Perth3.47.410.1112.12 84 Swan Districts won by 33 points
Subiaco5.57.99.1313.17 95 Sat 7-Jun-1980 12:00 pm Subiaco4,989
Perth4.49.1012.1616.17 113 Perth won by 18 points

Round 11[Round Review]

 Q1Q2Q3Q4ScoreDate / ResultGroundCrowd
East Fremantle4.66.911.1016.14 110 Sat 14-Jun-1980 East Fremantle Oval6,028
East Perth3.56.1122.1425.18 168 East Perth won by 58 points
Subiaco0.32.73.149.23 77 Sat 14-Jun-1980 12:00 pm Subiaco4,932
South Fremantle6.610.1114.1616.19 115 South Fremantle won by 38 points
Swan Districts3.210.613.920.14 134 Sat 14-Jun-1980 12:00 pm Bassendean Oval12,870
Claremont4.49.412.613.7 85 Swan Districts won by 49 points
West Perth5.59.1112.1516.19 115 Sat 14-Jun-1980 12:00 pm Leederville Oval7,352
Perth3.34.96.1110.17 77 West Perth won by 38 points

Round 12[Round Review]

 Q1Q2Q3Q4ScoreDate / ResultGroundCrowd
Swan Districts0.04.45.57.12 54 Sat 21-Jun-1980 Bassendean Oval6,105
Subiaco2.33.43.105.13 43 Swan Districts won by 11 points
Claremont0.01.21.33.4 22 Sat 21-Jun-1980 12:00 pm Claremont Oval6,716
South Fremantle4.54.86.118.13 61 South Fremantle won by 39 points
East Perth2.26.117.128.13 61 Sat 21-Jun-1980 12:00 pm Perth Oval5,048
Perth3.47.99.1214.14 98 Perth won by 37 points
East Fremantle3.35.66.77.8 50 Sat 21-Jun-1980 12:00 pm East Fremantle Oval3,860
West Perth2.62.75.99.13 67 West Perth won by 17 points

Round 13[Round Review]

 Q1Q2Q3Q4ScoreDate / ResultGroundCrowd
West Perth7.211.614.1017.11 113 Sat 28-Jun-1980 Leederville Oval15,847
Swan Districts3.56.813.1016.19 115 Swan Districts won by 2 points
Subiaco0.52.63.1112.16 88 Sat 28-Jun-1980 12:00 pm Subiaco6,640
Claremont8.513.1223.1829.20 194 Claremont won by 106 points
Perth4.1013.1420.1525.19 169 Sat 28-Jun-1980 12:00 pm Lathlain Park5,926
East Fremantle3.28.811.920.19 139 Perth won by 30 points
South Fremantle4.210.714.1324.18 162 Sat 28-Jun-1980 12:00 pm Fremantle Oval11,526
East Perth3.44.710.1110.14 74 South Fremantle won by 88 points

Round 14[Round Review]

 Q1Q2Q3Q4ScoreDate / ResultGroundCrowd
Swan Districts1.36.37.610.8 68 Sat 12-Jul-1980 Bassendean Oval9,791
South Fremantle1.45.88.1911.21 87 South Fremantle won by 19 points
East Perth1.35.78.1611.19 85 Sat 12-Jul-1980 12:00 pm Perth Oval6,744
West Perth4.45.77.89.11 65 East Perth won by 20 points
Claremont4.111.611.818.15 123 Sat 12-Jul-1980 12:00 pm Claremont Oval4,945
Perth2.73.88.1310.18 78 Claremont won by 45 points
East Fremantle1.65.1412.1817.22 124 Sat 12-Jul-1980 12:00 pm East Fremantle Oval2,830
Subiaco2.45.66.79.12 66 East Fremantle won by 58 points

Round 15[Round Review]

 Q1Q2Q3Q4ScoreDate / ResultGroundCrowd
Subiaco3.19.312.713.9 87 Sat 19-Jul-1980 Subiaco4,795
West Perth4.18.211.713.8 86 Subiaco won by 1 point
Claremont6.48.616.919.14 128 Sat 19-Jul-1980 12:00 pm Claremont Oval12,580
East Perth4.19.39.612.6 78 Claremont won by 50 points
South Fremantle5.59.1114.1720.20 140 Sat 19-Jul-1980 12:00 pm Fremantle Oval8,258
Perth6.68.912.1315.16 106 South Fremantle won by 34 points
Swan Districts6.48.914.1519.18 132 Sat 19-Jul-1980 12:00 pm Bassendean Oval9,972
East Fremantle2.410.613.1117.11 113 Swan Districts won by 19 points

Round 16[Round Review]

 Q1Q2Q3Q4ScoreDate / ResultGroundCrowd
Perth4.110.714.1125.17 167 Sat 26-Jul-1980 Lathlain Park3,061
Subiaco0.24.37.79.8 62 Perth won by 105 points
West Perth1.26.78.1113.14 92 Sat 26-Jul-1980 12:00 pm Leederville Oval7,979
South Fremantle2.46.811.1013.15 93 South Fremantle won by 1 point
East Perth6.213.617.619.11 125 Sat 26-Jul-1980 12:00 pm Perth Oval8,182
Swan Districts2.43.86.116.13 49 East Perth won by 76 points
East Fremantle3.33.77.910.9 69 Sat 26-Jul-1980 12:00 pm East Fremantle Oval4,946
Claremont1.44.47.811.12 78 Claremont won by 9 points

Round 17[Round Review]

 Q1Q2Q3Q4ScoreDate / ResultGroundCrowd
West Perth4.66.711.1016.15 111 Sat 2-Aug-1980 Leederville Oval12,117
Claremont4.36.1214.1520.22 142 Claremont won by 31 points
Swan Districts3.47.1011.1620.20 140 Sat 2-Aug-1980 12:00 pm Bassendean Oval9,877
Perth3.45.69.912.14 86 Swan Districts won by 54 points
Subiaco4.06.28.613.10 88 Sat 2-Aug-1980 12:00 pm Subiaco5,138
East Perth7.614.817.1421.23 149 East Perth won by 61 points
East Fremantle2.110.714.818.10 118 Sat 2-Aug-1980 12:00 pm East Fremantle Oval10,880
South Fremantle7.69.1013.1821.22 148 South Fremantle won by 30 points

Round 18[Round Review]

 Q1Q2Q3Q4ScoreDate / ResultGroundCrowd
Claremont3.56.710.911.12 78 Sat 9-Aug-1980 Claremont Oval9,961
Swan Districts3.17.811.1014.19 103 Swan Districts won by 25 points
South Fremantle6.311.914.1617.21 123 Sat 9-Aug-1980 12:00 pm Fremantle Oval6,016
Subiaco1.42.45.107.14 56 South Fremantle won by 67 points
Perth4.78.1312.1513.19 97 Sat 9-Aug-1980 12:00 pm Lathlain Park5,222
West Perth1.35.811.917.17 119 West Perth won by 22 points
East Perth6.413.520.627.10 172 Sat 9-Aug-1980 12:00 pm Perth Oval5,612
East Fremantle1.46.88.1013.16 94 East Perth won by 78 points

Round 19[Round Review]

 Q1Q2Q3Q4ScoreDate / ResultGroundCrowd
South Fremantle6.39.711.1317.16 118 Sat 16-Aug-1980 Fremantle Oval13,138
Claremont1.36.810.1017.12 114 South Fremantle won by 4 points
Subiaco1.32.911.1419.17 131 Sat 16-Aug-1980 12:00 pm Subiaco5,027
Swan Districts9.516.1121.1126.14 170 Swan Districts won by 39 points
Perth5.37.58.810.9 69 Sat 16-Aug-1980 12:00 pm Lathlain Park6,817
East Perth1.37.813.1122.13 145 East Perth won by 76 points
West Perth5.77.1217.1921.25 151 Sat 16-Aug-1980 12:00 pm Leederville Oval9,034
East Fremantle2.27.49.711.13 79 West Perth won by 72 points

Round 20[Round Review]

 Q1Q2Q3Q4ScoreDate / ResultGroundCrowd
Claremont4.29.720.1227.16 178 Sat 23-Aug-1980 Claremont Oval5,462
Subiaco4.88.1110.1113.13 91 Claremont won by 87 points
Swan Districts4.511.1016.1321.16 142 Sat 23-Aug-1980 12:00 pm Bassendean Oval12,873
West Perth6.48.713.1114.15 99 Swan Districts won by 43 points
East Perth4.110.215.222.5 137 Sat 23-Aug-1980 12:00 pm Perth Oval14,565
South Fremantle4.411.717.921.15 141 South Fremantle won by 4 points
East Fremantle7.213.620.825.13 163 Sat 23-Aug-1980 12:00 pm East Fremantle Oval4,010
Perth8.19.617.1222.14 146 East Fremantle won by 17 points

Round 21[Round Review]

 Q1Q2Q3Q4ScoreDate / ResultGroundCrowd
Perth1.45.711.915.12 102 Sat 30-Aug-1980 Lathlain Park5,807
Claremont6.513.816.1318.18 126 Claremont won by 24 points
South Fremantle5.37.913.1018.14 122 Sat 30-Aug-1980 12:00 pm Fremantle Oval15,980
Swan Districts2.34.106.1210.16 76 South Fremantle won by 46 points
West Perth7.313.716.1320.16 136 Sat 30-Aug-1980 12:00 pm Leederville Oval14,427
East Perth4.010.213.317.4 106 West Perth won by 30 points
Subiaco6.39.716.1118.13 121 Sat 30-Aug-1980 12:00 pm Subiaco3,412
East Fremantle5.79.1514.2119.33 147 East Fremantle won by 26 points

1980 Ladder

LP Club P W L D For Agn % Pts
1 Swan Districts 21 18 3 0 2764 2023 136.63 72
2 South Fremantle 21 17 4 0 2674 2085 128.25 68
3 Claremont 21 13 8 0 2613 2194 119.10 52
4 East Perth 21 11 10 0 2501 2224 112.46 44
5 West Perth 21 11 10 0 2319 2104 110.22 44
6 Perth 21 7 14 0 2462 2691 91.49 28
7 East Fremantle 21 5 16 0 2161 2948 73.30 20
8 Subiaco 21 2 19 0 1790 3015 59.37 8
  H&A 84 84 84 0 19284 19284 100.00 336
  Finals 4 4 4 0 938 938 100.00 16
  Total 88 88 88 0 20222 20222 100.00 352

First Semi-final

 Q1Q2Q3Q4ScoreDate / ResultGroundCrowd
Claremont6.28.414.1015.10 100 Sat 6-Sep-1980 12:00 pm Subiaco30,184
East Perth2.18.514.1019.18 132 East Perth won by 32 points

Second Semi-final

 Q1Q2Q3Q4ScoreDate / ResultGroundCrowd
South Fremantle3.65.119.1711.22 88 Sat 13-Sep-1980 Subiaco34,575
Swan Districts5.29.39.611.12 78 South Fremantle won by 10 points

Preliminary Final

 Q1Q2Q3Q4ScoreDate / ResultGroundCrowd
East Perth2.55.88.1115.15 105 Sat 20-Sep-1980 12:00 pm Subiaco34,193
Swan Districts7.511.724.1228.13 181 Swan Districts won by 76 points

Grand Final

 Q1Q2Q3Q4ScoreDate / ResultGroundCrowd
South Fremantle3.611.1317.1623.18 156 Sat 27-Sep-1980 12:00 pm Subiaco46,208
Swan Districts2.23.78.715.8 98 South Fremantle won by 58 points

Footnotes

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