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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.

1988

1988 Ladder

LP Club P W L D For Agn % Pts
1 Claremont 21 14 6 1 2354 1796 131.07 58
2 Subiaco 21 14 7 0 2296 1916 119.83 56
3 South Fremantle 21 13 8 0 2306 2137 107.91 52
4 East Fremantle 21 13 8 0 2226 2104 105.80 52
5 Perth 21 12 9 0 2397 2280 105.13 48
6 West Perth 21 8 13 0 1992 2201 90.50 32
7 East Perth 21 5 16 0 1905 2408 79.11 20
8 Swan Districts 21 4 16 1 1991 2625 75.85 18
  H&A 84 83 83 1 17467 17467 100.00 336
  Finals 4 4 4 0 952 952 100.00 16
  Total 88 87 87 1 18419 18419 100.00 352

1988 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
West Perth4.211.916.1623.23 161 Mon 4-Apr-1988 12:00 pm Leederville Oval6,700
Swan Districts2.15.57.1210.17 77 West Perth won by 84 points
South Fremantle4.38.1112.1721.23 149 Mon 4-Apr-1988 12:00 pm Fremantle Oval6,800
East Perth2.23.45.76.12 48 South Fremantle won by 101 points
Claremont4.610.615.1321.16 142 Mon 4-Apr-1988 12:00 pm Claremont Oval5,700
Subiaco3.26.46.611.9 75 Claremont won by 67 points
Perth6.28.510.1313.20 98 Mon 4-Apr-1988 12:00 pm W.A.C.A.4,500
East Fremantle2.58.1111.1117.15 117 East Fremantle won by 19 points

Round 2[Round Review]

 Q1Q2Q3Q4ScoreDate / ResultGroundAttendance
Swan Districts2.67.148.2017.23 125 Sat 9-Apr-1988 12:00 pm Bassendean Oval4,383
South Fremantle3.15.310.914.11 95 Swan Districts won by 30 points
Subiaco4.35.512.914.15 99 Sat 9-Apr-1988 12:00 pm Subiaco3,011
East Perth1.12.35.710.10 70 Subiaco won by 29 points
Claremont0.74.116.158.18 66 Sat 9-Apr-1988 12:00 pm Claremont Oval3,315
Perth4.66.79.1210.14 74 Perth won by 8 points
East Fremantle2.65.711.1314.19 103 Sat 9-Apr-1988 12:00 pm East Fremantle Oval4,388
West Perth2.19.59.714.9 93 East Fremantle won by 10 points

Round 3[Round Review]

 Q1Q2Q3Q4ScoreDate / ResultGroundAttendance
Subiaco6.415.420.1126.18 174 Sat 16-Apr-1988 12:00 pm Subiaco4,002
Swan Districts3.25.55.99.11 65 Subiaco won by 109 points
West Perth3.25.75.108.16 64 Sat 16-Apr-1988 12:00 pm Leederville Oval4,361
Perth2.46.612.818.9 117 Perth won by 53 points
East Perth3.25.48.610.10 70 Sat 16-Apr-1988 12:00 pm W.A.C.A.2,744
Claremont7.511.816.1421.23 149 Claremont won by 79 points
East Fremantle6.47.610.1211.19 85 Sat 16-Apr-1988 12:00 pm East Fremantle Oval7,764
South Fremantle2.17.89.910.12 72 East Fremantle won by 13 points

Round 4[Round Review]

 Q1Q2Q3Q4ScoreDate / ResultGroundAttendance
East Fremantle2.34.65.88.12 60 Sun 24-Apr-1988 12:00 pm Geraldton3,420
Subiaco3.44.108.1415.19 109 Subiaco won by 49 points
Perth9.515.1023.1724.22 166 Mon 25-Apr-1988 12:00 pm W.A.C.A.9,000
South Fremantle3.06.69.716.13 109 Perth won by 57 points
Swan Districts3.27.911.1316.16 112 Mon 25-Apr-1988 12:00 pm Bassendean Oval4,300
East Perth4.58.611.1114.12 96 Swan Districts won by 16 points
West Perth4.28.616.1220.13 133 Mon 25-Apr-1988 12:00 pm W.A.C.A.9,000
Claremont3.39.511.516.7 103 West Perth won by 30 points

Round 5[Round Review]

 Q1Q2Q3Q4ScoreDate / ResultGroundAttendance
South Fremantle5.58.1614.2016.26 122 Sat 30-Apr-1988 12:00 pm Fremantle Oval3,842
West Perth1.32.45.106.13 49 South Fremantle won by 73 points
Subiaco5.410.518.823.10 148 Sat 30-Apr-1988 12:00 pm Subiaco5,015
Perth1.33.109.1115.15 105 Subiaco won by 43 points
Claremont5.612.1415.1718.19 127 Sat 30-Apr-1988 12:00 pm Claremont Oval2,873
Swan Districts3.34.410.713.11 89 Claremont won by 38 points
East Perth5.28.512.516.9 105 Sat 30-Apr-1988 12:00 pm W.A.C.A.2,210
East Fremantle5.99.1615.1817.23 125 East Fremantle won by 20 points

Round 6[Round Review]

 Q1Q2Q3Q4ScoreDate / ResultGroundAttendance
West Perth4.34.711.1112.15 87 Sat 7-May-1988 12:00 pm Leederville Oval4,679
Subiaco3.17.514.720.12 132 Subiaco won by 45 points
Perth3.59.1017.1520.20 140 Sat 7-May-1988 12:00 pm W.A.C.A.3,102
East Perth4.18.310.615.6 96 Perth won by 44 points
South Fremantle2.65.1110.1414.17 101 Sat 7-May-1988 12:00 pm Fremantle Oval5,159
Claremont6.68.1011.1218.19 127 Claremont won by 26 points
Swan Districts3.47.913.1615.18 108 Sat 7-May-1988 12:00 pm Bassendean Oval4,388
East Fremantle3.88.1213.1522.19 151 East Fremantle won by 43 points

Round 7[Round Review]

 Q1Q2Q3Q4ScoreDate / ResultGroundAttendance
Subiaco2.49.914.1425.23 173 Sat 14-May-1988 12:00 pm Subiaco2,722
South Fremantle3.59.910.1111.13 79 Subiaco won by 94 points
Perth7.1012.1318.1927.20 182 Sat 14-May-1988 12:00 pm W.A.C.A.2,736
Swan Districts1.02.108.1111.15 81 Perth won by 101 points
West Perth3.26.68.910.9 69 Sat 14-May-1988 12:00 pm Leederville Oval2,417
East Perth1.44.99.1014.13 97 East Perth won by 28 points
East Fremantle2.44.57.69.10 64 Sat 14-May-1988 12:00 pm East Fremantle Oval4,086
Claremont3.45.97.1511.16 82 Claremont won by 18 points

Round 8[Round Review]

 Q1Q2Q3Q4ScoreDate / ResultGroundAttendance
Perth6.29.513.813.11 89 Sat 21-May-1988 12:00 pm W.A.C.A.2,713
South Fremantle4.28.911.1518.18 126 South Fremantle won by 37 points
Swan Districts5.214.516.1021.17 143 Sat 21-May-1988 12:00 pm Bassendean Oval3,028
East Perth5.46.813.1619.16 130 Swan Districts won by 13 points
Claremont5.98.1315.1418.15 123 Sat 21-May-1988 12:00 pm Claremont Oval3,191
West Perth0.43.94.166.20 56 Claremont won by 67 points
East Fremantle6.58.714.918.13 121 Sat 21-May-1988 12:00 pm East Fremantle Oval3,593
Subiaco1.46.109.1111.13 79 East Fremantle won by 42 points

Round 9[Round Review]

 Q1Q2Q3Q4ScoreDate / ResultGroundAttendance
South Fremantle4.69.814.1120.15 135 Sat 28-May-1988 12:00 pm Fremantle Oval3,485
Swan Districts2.28.610.1014.12 96 South Fremantle won by 39 points
East Perth5.37.39.514.10 94 Sat 28-May-1988 12:00 pm W.A.C.A.2,656
Subiaco3.110.614.720.10 130 Subiaco won by 36 points
Claremont4.19.116.322.10 142 Sat 28-May-1988 12:00 pm Claremont Oval3,508
Perth4.58.811.1016.13 109 Claremont won by 33 points
West Perth3.56.1011.1414.16 100 Sat 28-May-1988 12:00 pm Leederville Oval2,871
East Fremantle3.27.513.1018.14 122 East Fremantle won by 22 points

Round 10[Round Review]

 Q1Q2Q3Q4ScoreDate / ResultGroundAttendance
Subiaco5.711.1114.1416.19 115 Sat 4-Jun-1988 12:00 pm Subiaco3,505
Swan Districts0.22.37.410.8 68 Subiaco won by 47 points
Perth4.19.710.1117.16 118 Sat 4-Jun-1988 12:00 pm W.A.C.A.3,123
West Perth3.76.911.1314.13 97 Perth won by 21 points
Claremont3.44.59.1017.12 114 Sat 4-Jun-1988 12:00 pm Claremont Oval3,213
East Perth4.29.610.1110.13 73 Claremont won by 41 points
South Fremantle5.29.512.816.10 106 Mon 6-Jun-1988 12:00 pm Fremantle Oval9,981
East Fremantle3.66.910.1112.12 84 South Fremantle won by 22 points

Round 11[Round Review]

 Q1Q2Q3Q4ScoreDate / ResultGroundAttendance
Swan Districts0.51.103.1310.15 75 Sat 11-Jun-1988 12:00 pm Bassendean Oval2,946
West Perth6.48.814.1516.17 113 West Perth won by 38 points
East Perth4.19.711.1214.15 99 Sat 11-Jun-1988 12:00 pm W.A.C.A.3,015
South Fremantle2.44.66.1013.12 90 East Perth won by 9 points
Subiaco0.01.43.610.13 73 Sat 11-Jun-1988 12:00 pm Subiaco6,301
Claremont5.89.812.1215.13 103 Claremont won by 30 points
East Fremantle7.410.516.1022.11 143 Sat 11-Jun-1988 12:00 pm East Fremantle Oval3,547
Perth1.49.1012.1715.21 111 East Fremantle won by 32 points

Round 12[Round Review]

 Q1Q2Q3Q4ScoreDate / ResultGroundAttendance
Subiaco4.07.18.511.8 74 Sat 18-Jun-1988 12:00 pm Subiaco3,769
West Perth2.26.1012.1316.19 115 West Perth won by 41 points
Perth1.66.913.1318.13 121 Sat 18-Jun-1988 12:00 pm W.A.C.A.3,177
East Perth4.37.710.817.11 113 Perth won by 8 points
Claremont6.612.915.1218.18 126 Sat 18-Jun-1988 12:00 pm Claremont Oval3,819
South Fremantle3.25.38.711.9 75 Claremont won by 51 points
East Fremantle4.68.911.1418.17 125 Sat 18-Jun-1988 12:00 pm East Fremantle Oval2,878
Swan Districts1.28.513.618.6 114 East Fremantle won by 11 points

Round 13[Round Review]

 Q1Q2Q3Q4ScoreDate / ResultGroundAttendance
West Perth5.39.1014.1417.22 124 Sat 25-Jun-1988 12:00 pm Leederville Oval2,813
South Fremantle2.23.54.88.9 57 West Perth won by 67 points
Perth2.63.85.169.19 73 Sat 25-Jun-1988 12:00 pm W.A.C.A.4,297
Subiaco0.25.36.79.8 62 Perth won by 11 points
Swan Districts1.36.58.811.10 76 Sat 25-Jun-1988 12:00 pm Bassendean Oval2,263
Claremont5.47.78.1110.16 76 Swan Districts drew with Claremont
East Perth3.45.67.813.12 90 Sat 25-Jun-1988 12:00 pm W.A.C.A.4,297
East Fremantle6.614.1219.2022.24 156 East Fremantle won by 66 points

Round 14[Round Review]

 Q1Q2Q3Q4ScoreDate / ResultGroundAttendance
South Fremantle4.313.715.921.10 136 Sat 2-Jul-1988 12:00 pm Fremantle Oval3,000
Subiaco5.110.215.517.8 110 South Fremantle won by 26 points
East Perth3.59.513.815.11 101 Sat 2-Jul-1988 12:00 pm Perth Oval2,995
West Perth4.38.612.1118.12 120 West Perth won by 19 points
East Fremantle5.19.510.614.10 94 Sat 2-Jul-1988 12:00 pm Subiaco4,514
Claremont3.67.1212.1617.19 121 Claremont won by 27 points
Swan Districts1.56.1310.1713.21 99 Sat 2-Jul-1988 12:00 pm Bassendean Oval3,100
Perth7.310.614.1218.15 123 Perth won by 24 points

Round 15[Round Review]

 Q1Q2Q3Q4ScoreDate / ResultGroundAttendance
Swan Districts7.68.1313.1720.22 142 Sat 9-Jul-1988 12:00 pm Bassendean Oval3,106
West Perth0.22.57.911.12 78 Swan Districts won by 64 points
East Perth2.64.118.149.17 71 Sat 9-Jul-1988 12:00 pm W.A.C.A.2,600
South Fremantle1.23.53.910.12 72 South Fremantle won by 1 point
Claremont3.26.712.1117.15 117 Sat 9-Jul-1988 12:00 pm Claremont Oval3,682
Subiaco8.310.514.918.11 119 Subiaco won by 2 points
East Fremantle7.314.418.921.14 140 Sat 9-Jul-1988 12:00 pm East Fremantle Oval3,626
Perth0.74.107.1413.20 98 East Fremantle won by 42 points

Round 16[Round Review]

 Q1Q2Q3Q4ScoreDate / ResultGroundAttendance
South Fremantle6.114.119.225.6 156 Sat 16-Jul-1988 12:00 pm Fremantle Oval3,260
Swan Districts2.57.511.1017.13 115 South Fremantle won by 41 points
Subiaco4.55.1212.1418.18 126 Sat 16-Jul-1988 12:00 pm Subiaco2,928
East Perth3.08.311.313.3 81 Subiaco won by 45 points
Perth2.58.811.1113.16 94 Sat 16-Jul-1988 12:00 pm W.A.C.A.3,685
Claremont7.411.1116.1423.17 155 Claremont won by 61 points
West Perth1.48.610.1117.19 121 Sat 16-Jul-1988 12:00 pm Leederville Oval2,624
East Fremantle4.47.59.713.10 88 West Perth won by 33 points

Round 17[Round Review]

 Q1Q2Q3Q4ScoreDate / ResultGroundAttendance
South Fremantle6.39.1011.1113.13 91 Sat 23-Jul-1988 12:00 pm Fremantle Oval2,700
Perth3.67.79.1010.12 72 South Fremantle won by 19 points
East Perth3.24.49.710.12 72 Sat 23-Jul-1988 12:00 pm W.A.C.A.1,766
Swan Districts2.44.65.66.8 44 East Perth won by 28 points
West Perth1.23.46.67.7 49 Sat 23-Jul-1988 12:00 pm Leederville Oval2,153
Claremont2.23.34.44.6 30 West Perth won by 19 points
Subiaco1.34.56.66.7 43 Sat 23-Jul-1988 12:00 pm Subiaco2,717
East Fremantle2.33.43.83.9 27 Subiaco won by 16 points

Round 18[Round Review]

 Q1Q2Q3Q4ScoreDate / ResultGroundAttendance
Swan Districts5.110.213.615.7 97 Sat 30-Jul-1988 12:00 pm Bassendean Oval3,103
Subiaco8.410.712.1315.18 108 Subiaco won by 11 points
West Perth8.19.511.613.8 86 Sat 30-Jul-1988 12:00 pm Leederville Oval4,568
Perth1.03.310.819.14 128 Perth won by 42 points
East Perth2.15.39.411.6 72 Sat 30-Jul-1988 12:00 pm W.A.C.A.2,757
Claremont7.513.814.1520.21 141 Claremont won by 69 points
East Fremantle2.15.49.813.13 91 Sat 30-Jul-1988 12:00 pm East Fremantle Oval6,682
South Fremantle7.213.722.1226.20 176 South Fremantle won by 85 points

Round 19[Round Review]

 Q1Q2Q3Q4ScoreDate / ResultGroundAttendance
South Fremantle4.211.414.422.7 139 Sat 6-Aug-1988 12:00 pm Fremantle Oval4,622
West Perth6.48.811.1416.15 111 South Fremantle won by 28 points
Perth6.19.89.1015.12 102 Sat 6-Aug-1988 12:00 pm W.A.C.A.4,187
Subiaco3.84.1012.1618.21 129 Subiaco won by 27 points
Claremont5.311.614.1018.16 124 Sat 6-Aug-1988 12:00 pm Claremont Oval2,727
Swan Districts4.35.48.411.7 73 Claremont won by 51 points
East Fremantle2.55.88.1213.15 93 Sat 6-Aug-1988 12:00 pm East Fremantle Oval2,391
East Perth2.47.513.1016.15 111 East Perth won by 18 points

Round 20[Round Review]

 Q1Q2Q3Q4ScoreDate / ResultGroundAttendance
Subiaco3.58.1015.1720.20 140 Sun 14-Aug-1988 12:00 pm Subiaco6,486
West Perth2.54.85.107.17 59 Subiaco won by 81 points
Perth0.34.69.916.12 108 Sun 14-Aug-1988 12:00 pm W.A.C.A.2,632
East Perth7.610.712.1215.13 103 Perth won by 5 points
Claremont2.43.119.1413.20 98 Sun 14-Aug-1988 12:00 pm Subiaco6,486
South Fremantle5.28.312.616.9 105 South Fremantle won by 7 points
East Fremantle3.46.1112.1616.19 115 Sun 14-Aug-1988 12:00 pm East Fremantle Oval2,335
Swan Districts2.35.610.811.13 79 East Fremantle won by 36 points

Round 21[Round Review]

 Q1Q2Q3Q4ScoreDate / ResultGroundAttendance
South Fremantle2.610.1012.1216.19 115 Sat 20-Aug-1988 12:00 pm Fremantle Oval6,618
Subiaco4.26.37.711.12 78 South Fremantle won by 37 points
Swan Districts1.54.78.1017.11 113 Sat 20-Aug-1988 12:00 pm Bassendean Oval3,541
Perth5.112.516.926.13 169 Perth won by 56 points
West Perth6.610.911.1215.17 107 Sat 20-Aug-1988 12:00 pm Leederville Oval2,468
East Perth6.210.511.1416.17 113 East Perth won by 6 points
Claremont2.57.711.1212.16 88 Sat 20-Aug-1988 12:00 pm Claremont Oval3,871
East Fremantle1.48.913.1218.14 122 East Fremantle won by 34 points

1988 Ladder

LP Club P W L D For Agn % Pts
1 Claremont 21 14 6 1 2354 1796 131.07 58
2 Subiaco 21 14 7 0 2296 1916 119.83 56
3 South Fremantle 21 13 8 0 2306 2137 107.91 52
4 East Fremantle 21 13 8 0 2226 2104 105.80 52
5 Perth 21 12 9 0 2397 2280 105.13 48
6 West Perth 21 8 13 0 1992 2201 90.50 32
7 East Perth 21 5 16 0 1905 2408 79.11 20
8 Swan Districts 21 4 16 1 1991 2625 75.85 18
  H&A 84 83 83 1 17467 17467 100.00 336
  Finals 4 4 4 0 952 952 100.00 16
  Total 88 87 87 1 18419 18419 100.00 352

First Semi-final

 Q1Q2Q3Q4ScoreDate / ResultGroundAttendance
East Fremantle3.69.816.1224.14 158 Sat 27-Aug-1988 12:00 pm Subiaco19,668
South Fremantle2.95.1210.1514.20 104 East Fremantle won by 54 points

Second Semi-final

 Q1Q2Q3Q4ScoreDate / ResultGroundAttendance
Claremont11.417.520.922.12 144 Sun 4-Sep-1988 12:00 pm Subiaco11,175
Subiaco1.25.711.1317.17 119 Claremont won by 25 points

Preliminary Final

 Q1Q2Q3Q4ScoreDate / ResultGroundAttendance
East Fremantle2.47.915.1517.19 121 Sat 10-Sep-1988 12:00 pm Subiaco13,112
Subiaco8.211.612.719.10 124 Subiaco won by 3 points

Grand Final

 Q1Q2Q3Q4ScoreDate / ResultGroundAttendance
Claremont2.35.65.98.12 60 Sun 18-Sep-1988 12:00 pm Subiaco28,183
Subiaco3.36.410.719.8 122 Subiaco won by 62 points

Footnotes

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