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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.

1989

1989 Ladder

LP Club P W L D For Agn % Pts
1 Claremont 21 17 4 0 2376 1724 137.82 68
2 South Fremantle 21 16 5 0 2336 1870 124.92 64
3 East Fremantle 21 15 6 0 2539 1982 128.10 60
4 West Perth 21 11 10 0 2196 2146 102.33 44
5 Swan Districts 21 10 11 0 2236 2243 99.69 40
6 Subiaco 21 6 15 0 1971 2209 89.23 24
7 Perth 21 6 15 0 1968 2560 76.88 24
8 East Perth 21 3 18 0 1752 2640 66.36 12
  H&A 84 84 84 0 17374 17374 100.00 336
  Finals 5 4 4 1 955 955 100.00 20
  Total 89 88 88 1 18329 18329 100.00 356

1989 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 | 1SFR | PF | GF

Round 1[Round Review]

 Q1Q2Q3Q4ScoreDate / ResultGroundAttendance
West Perth8.310.712.913.12 90 Sat 8-Apr-1989 12:00 pm Leederville Oval4,300
South Fremantle4.17.614.1219.19 133 South Fremantle won by 43 points
Swan Districts5.410.417.723.8 146 Sat 8-Apr-1989 12:00 pm Bassendean Oval4,100
Perth3.09.212.616.9 105 Swan Districts won by 41 points
Subiaco1.51.75.105.14 44 Sat 8-Apr-1989 12:00 pm Subiaco5,000
Claremont2.58.914.1017.11 113 Claremont won by 69 points
East Fremantle4.29.616.923.17 155 Sat 8-Apr-1989 12:00 pm East Fremantle Oval4,300
East Perth2.24.45.79.10 64 East Fremantle won by 91 points

Round 2[Round Review]

 Q1Q2Q3Q4ScoreDate / ResultGroundAttendance
East Perth4.28.58.810.11 71 Sat 15-Apr-1989 12:00 pm W.A.C.A.4,267
Swan Districts2.37.812.1117.16 118 Swan Districts won by 47 points
Perth4.47.68.139.14 68 Sat 15-Apr-1989 12:00 pm Lathlain Park4,398
Subiaco4.18.89.1215.17 107 Subiaco won by 39 points
Claremont2.47.1011.1215.23 113 Sat 15-Apr-1989 12:00 pm Claremont Oval3,720
West Perth1.64.99.1010.11 71 Claremont won by 42 points
South Fremantle3.46.1212.1416.19 115 Sat 15-Apr-1989 12:00 pm Fremantle Oval9,358
East Fremantle1.37.610.913.19 97 South Fremantle won by 18 points

Round 3[Round Review]

 Q1Q2Q3Q4ScoreDate / ResultGroundAttendance
West Perth5.78.912.1318.15 123 Sat 22-Apr-1989 12:00 pm Leederville Oval3,440
East Perth2.26.1011.1214.15 99 West Perth won by 24 points
Claremont8.59.1013.1619.24 138 Sat 22-Apr-1989 12:00 pm Claremont Oval4,200
Swan Districts1.04.19.414.8 92 Claremont won by 46 points
Perth3.76.1010.1413.19 97 Sat 22-Apr-1989 12:00 pm Kelmscott3,601
East Fremantle1.511.1518.1827.27 189 East Fremantle won by 92 points
Subiaco5.29.711.816.15 111 Sat 22-Apr-1989 12:00 pm Kalgoorlie4,000
South Fremantle3.87.1015.1417.15 117 South Fremantle won by 6 points

Round 4[Round Review]

 Q1Q2Q3Q4ScoreDate / ResultGroundAttendance
West Perth3.38.614.1018.15 123 Sat 29-Apr-1989 12:00 pm Wanneroo Showgrounds5,007
Subiaco2.35.65.1110.13 73 West Perth won by 50 points
South Fremantle1.58.1214.1319.15 129 Sat 29-Apr-1989 12:00 pm Fremantle Oval5,257
Perth5.26.59.912.12 84 South Fremantle won by 45 points
East Perth1.52.133.155.17 47 Sat 29-Apr-1989 12:00 pm W.A.C.A.3,050
Claremont5.69.913.1619.26 140 Claremont won by 93 points
Swan Districts2.47.511.1017.12 114 Sat 29-Apr-1989 12:00 pm Bassendean Oval5,100
East Fremantle4.57.1011.1013.14 92 Swan Districts won by 22 points

Round 5[Round Review]

 Q1Q2Q3Q4ScoreDate / ResultGroundAttendance
Swan Districts4.28.414.918.17 125 Sat 6-May-1989 12:00 pm Lathlain Park5,695
Subiaco4.29.714.1016.13 109 Swan Districts won by 16 points
Perth4.511.917.1122.17 149 Sat 6-May-1989 12:00 pm Lathlain Park3,466
East Perth2.14.47.611.8 74 Perth won by 75 points
East Fremantle5.110.512.719.14 128 Sat 6-May-1989 12:00 pm East Fremantle Oval4,671
West Perth6.610.1014.1514.19 103 East Fremantle won by 25 points
Claremont5.011.315.817.18 120 Sat 6-May-1989 12:00 pm Albany4,638
South Fremantle8.511.814.915.10 100 Claremont won by 20 points

Round 6[Round Review]

 Q1Q2Q3Q4ScoreDate / ResultGroundAttendance
West Perth3.78.1314.1915.24 114 Sat 13-May-1989 12:00 pm Leederville Oval4,403
Swan Districts7.310.414.517.13 115 Swan Districts won by 1 point
South Fremantle3.410.1013.1318.18 126 Sat 13-May-1989 12:00 pm Fremantle Oval3,510
East Perth5.26.410.711.12 78 South Fremantle won by 48 points
Claremont6.118.1512.1818.25 133 Sat 13-May-1989 12:00 pm Claremont Oval3,309
Perth3.16.214.718.10 118 Claremont won by 15 points
Subiaco2.18.613.1018.14 122 Sat 13-May-1989 12:00 pm Subiaco3,780
East Fremantle7.311.915.1116.14 110 Subiaco won by 12 points

Round 7[Round Review]

 Q1Q2Q3Q4ScoreDate / ResultGroundAttendance
Swan Districts1.46.88.1212.15 87 Sat 20-May-1989 12:00 pm Bassendean Oval6,352
South Fremantle2.37.311.717.10 112 South Fremantle won by 25 points
Perth4.76.108.139.20 74 Sat 20-May-1989 12:00 pm Lathlain Park3,158
West Perth2.66.910.1715.20 110 West Perth won by 36 points
East Perth3.38.68.712.12 84 Sat 20-May-1989 12:00 pm W.A.C.A.2,504
Subiaco4.66.79.1111.13 79 East Perth won by 5 points
East Fremantle1.32.53.104.11 35 Sat 20-May-1989 12:00 pm East Fremantle Oval4,168
Claremont3.54.136.1310.18 78 Claremont won by 43 points

Round 8[Round Review]

 Q1Q2Q3Q4ScoreDate / ResultGroundAttendance
South Fremantle2.34.45.96.11 47 Sat 27-May-1989 12:00 pm Fremantle Oval3,682
West Perth2.17.49.712.15 87 West Perth won by 40 points
Perth0.24.78.1011.13 79 Sat 27-May-1989 12:00 pm Lathlain Park2,616
Swan Districts9.313.619.924.10 154 Swan Districts won by 75 points
Claremont3.28.49.79.7 61 Sat 27-May-1989 12:00 pm Claremont Oval3,015
Subiaco1.53.106.1512.19 91 Subiaco won by 30 points
East Perth3.34.97.108.13 61 Sat 27-May-1989 12:00 pm W.A.C.A.2,122
East Fremantle2.66.1410.2214.29 113 East Fremantle won by 52 points

Round 9[Round Review]

 Q1Q2Q3Q4ScoreDate / ResultGroundAttendance
Subiaco3.57.89.1113.14 92 Sat 3-Jun-1989 12:00 pm Subiaco3,561
Perth5.18.511.814.12 96 Perth won by 4 points
West Perth2.66.99.1512.19 91 Sat 3-Jun-1989 12:00 pm Leederville Oval5,428
Claremont7.212.618.727.9 171 Claremont won by 80 points
Swan Districts3.410.910.1212.13 85 Sun 4-Jun-1989 12:00 pm Dampier Sports Club3,000
East Perth5.78.915.1215.15 105 East Perth won by 20 points
East Fremantle5.410.1016.1121.14 140 Mon 5-Jun-1989 12:00 pm East Fremantle Oval10,000
South Fremantle6.39.1014.1420.15 135 East Fremantle won by 5 points

Round 10[Round Review]

 Q1Q2Q3Q4ScoreDate / ResultGroundAttendance
South Fremantle2.47.610.1316.15 111 Sat 10-Jun-1989 12:00 pm Fremantle Oval4,278
Subiaco0.13.34.77.9 51 South Fremantle won by 60 points
East Perth4.57.1013.1515.16 106 Sat 10-Jun-1989 12:00 pm W.A.C.A.3,403
West Perth1.48.913.1114.16 100 East Perth won by 6 points
Swan Districts2.58.1111.1213.18 96 Sat 10-Jun-1989 12:00 pm Bassendean Oval5,126
Claremont8.612.918.1122.12 144 Claremont won by 48 points
Perth1.35.611.913.10 88 Sat 10-Jun-1989 12:00 pm Lathlain Park3,178
East Fremantle3.510.912.1017.13 115 East Fremantle won by 27 points

Round 11[Round Review]

 Q1Q2Q3Q4ScoreDate / ResultGroundAttendance
Subiaco1.34.55.108.16 64 Sat 17-Jun-1989 12:00 pm Subiaco3,839
West Perth2.75.1610.1814.21 105 West Perth won by 41 points
Perth3.45.76.711.10 76 Sat 17-Jun-1989 12:00 pm Lathlain Park3,306
South Fremantle4.48.714.1418.18 126 South Fremantle won by 50 points
Claremont5.211.514.1021.11 137 Sat 17-Jun-1989 12:00 pm Claremont Oval3,306
East Perth3.37.611.1117.13 115 Claremont won by 22 points
East Fremantle6.412.814.1120.16 136 Sat 17-Jun-1989 12:00 pm East Fremantle Oval4,276
Swan Districts1.28.510.816.10 106 East Fremantle won by 30 points

Round 12[Round Review]

 Q1Q2Q3Q4ScoreDate / ResultGroundAttendance
Swan Districts3.46.611.1014.17 101 Sat 24-Jun-1989 12:00 pm Bassendean Oval3,442
Subiaco3.15.38.714.11 95 Swan Districts won by 6 points
East Perth5.59.712.1317.16 118 Sat 24-Jun-1989 12:00 pm W.A.C.A.3,116
Perth5.29.314.819.8 122 Perth won by 4 points
South Fremantle5.17.79.816.13 109 Sat 24-Jun-1989 12:00 pm Fremantle Oval7,668
Claremont2.34.89.1211.14 80 South Fremantle won by 29 points
West Perth1.16.810.1215.13 103 Sat 24-Jun-1989 12:00 pm Leederville Oval3,890
East Fremantle6.610.719.1023.13 151 East Fremantle won by 48 points

Round 13[Round Review]

 Q1Q2Q3Q4ScoreDate / ResultGroundAttendance
Swan Districts4.18.814.1018.12 120 Sat 1-Jul-1989 12:00 pm Bassendean Oval4,399
West Perth4.29.312.815.11 101 Swan Districts won by 19 points
East Perth1.44.46.911.11 77 Sat 1-Jul-1989 12:00 pm W.A.C.A.3,398
South Fremantle5.312.917.1119.16 130 South Fremantle won by 53 points
Perth2.17.49.712.8 80 Sat 1-Jul-1989 12:00 pm Lathlain Park2,633
Claremont4.26.811.1216.13 109 Claremont won by 29 points
East Fremantle1.23.59.1015.12 102 Sat 1-Jul-1989 12:00 pm East Fremantle Oval3,533
Subiaco5.48.911.1114.14 98 East Fremantle won by 4 points

Round 14[Round Review]

 Q1Q2Q3Q4ScoreDate / ResultGroundAttendance
South Fremantle0.37.69.714.10 94 Sat 8-Jul-1989 12:00 pm Fremantle Oval4,683
Swan Districts4.25.312.614.7 91 South Fremantle won by 3 points
West Perth2.213.916.1317.18 120 Sat 8-Jul-1989 12:00 pm Leederville Oval2,636
Perth4.54.79.916.11 107 West Perth won by 13 points
Subiaco2.77.1116.1422.17 149 Sat 8-Jul-1989 12:00 pm Subiaco2,741
East Perth4.17.211.213.6 84 Subiaco won by 65 points
Claremont2.25.810.1016.13 109 Sat 8-Jul-1989 12:00 pm Claremont Oval4,200
East Fremantle2.65.910.1311.17 83 Claremont won by 26 points

Round 15[Round Review]

 Q1Q2Q3Q4ScoreDate / ResultGroundAttendance
West Perth1.45.68.911.14 80 Sat 15-Jul-1989 12:00 pm Leederville Oval3,748
South Fremantle3.45.511.913.16 94 South Fremantle won by 14 points
Perth3.28.417.622.6 138 Sat 15-Jul-1989 12:00 pm Lathlain Park3,194
Swan Districts2.15.45.79.9 63 Perth won by 75 points
Subiaco0.42.78.1015.12 102 Sat 15-Jul-1989 12:00 pm Subiaco3,478
Claremont4.45.109.1311.16 82 Subiaco won by 20 points
East Fremantle4.311.817.1320.19 139 Sat 15-Jul-1989 12:00 pm East Fremantle Oval2,641
East Perth2.25.410.812.12 84 East Fremantle won by 55 points

Round 16[Round Review]

 Q1Q2Q3Q4ScoreDate / ResultGroundAttendance
Swan Districts2.211.816.921.13 139 Sat 22-Jul-1989 12:00 pm Bassendean Oval3,031
East Perth2.35.411.1112.14 86 Swan Districts won by 53 points
Perth6.612.1114.1518.19 127 Sat 22-Jul-1989 12:00 pm Lathlain Park2,684
Subiaco2.36.711.1314.16 100 Perth won by 27 points
Claremont3.610.813.1118.15 123 Sat 22-Jul-1989 12:00 pm Claremont Oval2,405
West Perth0.30.53.93.12 30 Claremont won by 93 points
South Fremantle3.49.810.1214.15 99 Sat 22-Jul-1989 12:00 pm Fremantle Oval8,970
East Fremantle3.19.214.520.6 126 East Fremantle won by 27 points

Round 17[Round Review]

 Q1Q2Q3Q4ScoreDate / ResultGroundAttendance
Subiaco1.13.46.712.9 81 Sat 29-Jul-1989 12:00 pm Subiaco3,465
South Fremantle4.27.911.1113.14 92 South Fremantle won by 11 points
East Perth0.44.66.138.14 62 Sat 29-Jul-1989 12:00 pm W.A.C.A.2,377
West Perth4.27.410.816.10 106 West Perth won by 44 points
Claremont2.55.99.913.12 90 Sat 29-Jul-1989 12:00 pm Claremont Oval3,303
Swan Districts3.07.48.99.15 69 Claremont won by 21 points
East Fremantle4.613.1019.1327.15 177 Sat 29-Jul-1989 12:00 pm East Fremantle Oval3,458
Perth1.32.43.73.11 29 East Fremantle won by 148 points

Round 18[Round Review]

 Q1Q2Q3Q4ScoreDate / ResultGroundAttendance
West Perth3.36.712.918.11 119 Sat 5-Aug-1989 12:00 pm Leederville Oval2,812
Subiaco3.37.510.913.10 88 West Perth won by 31 points
South Fremantle8.011.116.420.8 128 Sat 5-Aug-1989 12:00 pm Fremantle Oval3,282
Perth5.16.38.313.5 83 South Fremantle won by 45 points
East Perth4.47.89.1117.14 116 Sat 5-Aug-1989 12:00 pm W.A.C.A.2,165
Claremont5.311.515.1020.17 137 Claremont won by 21 points
Swan Districts3.35.710.812.10 82 Sat 5-Aug-1989 12:00 pm Bassendean Oval5,441
East Fremantle3.96.1212.1814.21 105 East Fremantle won by 23 points

Round 19[Round Review]

 Q1Q2Q3Q4ScoreDate / ResultGroundAttendance
Subiaco3.06.811.915.10 100 Sat 12-Aug-1989 12:00 pm Subiaco3,017
Swan Districts6.68.1015.1523.26 164 Swan Districts won by 64 points
Perth2.96.1210.1716.20 116 Sat 12-Aug-1989 12:00 pm Lathlain Park2,225
East Perth2.57.811.1112.14 86 Perth won by 30 points
Claremont1.26.69.616.8 104 Sat 12-Aug-1989 12:00 pm Claremont Oval5,514
South Fremantle6.37.511.912.11 83 Claremont won by 21 points
East Fremantle3.48.69.1316.19 115 Sat 12-Aug-1989 12:00 pm East Fremantle Oval3,780
West Perth2.18.616.920.10 130 West Perth won by 15 points

Round 20[Round Review]

 Q1Q2Q3Q4ScoreDate / ResultGroundAttendance
West Perth7.410.1012.1116.17 113 Sat 19-Aug-1989 12:00 pm Leederville Oval7,895
Swan Districts3.45.58.1412.16 88 West Perth won by 25 points
South Fremantle5.69.912.1121.14 140 Sat 19-Aug-1989 12:00 pm Fremantle Oval3,149
East Perth1.14.25.47.4 46 South Fremantle won by 94 points
Claremont2.37.1013.1415.17 107 Sat 19-Aug-1989 12:00 pm Claremont Oval2,660
Perth2.22.44.97.15 57 Claremont won by 50 points
Subiaco1.64.127.1410.18 78 Sat 19-Aug-1989 12:00 pm Subiaco2,800
East Fremantle5.48.713.921.10 136 East Fremantle won by 58 points

Round 21[Round Review]

 Q1Q2Q3Q4ScoreDate / ResultGroundAttendance
Swan Districts3.36.48.1011.15 81 Sat 26-Aug-1989 12:00 pm Bassendean Oval5,739
South Fremantle3.55.910.1017.14 116 South Fremantle won by 35 points
West Perth6.214.521.627.15 177 Sat 26-Aug-1989 12:00 pm Leederville Oval4,995
Perth1.44.68.1210.15 75 West Perth won by 102 points
East Perth2.45.89.1212.17 89 Sat 26-Aug-1989 12:00 pm W.A.C.A.1,876
Subiaco4.510.1013.1320.17 137 Subiaco won by 48 points
East Fremantle6.69.89.1113.17 95 Sat 26-Aug-1989 12:00 pm East Fremantle Oval6,060
Claremont5.46.810.1312.15 87 East Fremantle won by 8 points

1989 Ladder

LP Club P W L D For Agn % Pts
1 Claremont 21 17 4 0 2376 1724 137.82 68
2 South Fremantle 21 16 5 0 2336 1870 124.92 64
3 East Fremantle 21 15 6 0 2539 1982 128.10 60
4 West Perth 21 11 10 0 2196 2146 102.33 44
5 Swan Districts 21 10 11 0 2236 2243 99.69 40
6 Subiaco 21 6 15 0 1971 2209 89.23 24
7 Perth 21 6 15 0 1968 2560 76.88 24
8 East Perth 21 3 18 0 1752 2640 66.36 12
  H&A 84 84 84 0 17374 17374 100.00 336
  Finals 5 4 4 1 955 955 100.00 20
  Total 89 88 88 1 18329 18329 100.00 356

First Semi-final

 Q1Q2Q3Q4ScoreDate / ResultGroundAttendance
East Fremantle4.48.713.1016.14 110 Sat 2-Sep-1989 12:00 pm Subiaco15,656
West Perth3.37.59.1016.14 110 East Fremantle drew with West Perth

Second Semi-final

 Q1Q2Q3Q4ScoreDate / ResultGroundAttendance
Claremont5.37.912.1212.17 89 Sat 9-Sep-1989 12:00 pm Subiaco30,246
South Fremantle5.010.312.616.9 105 South Fremantle won by 16 points

First Semi-final Replay

 Q1Q2Q3Q4ScoreDate / ResultGroundAttendance
East Fremantle1.55.911.1017.17 119 Sat 9-Sep-1989 12:00 pm Subiaco30,246
West Perth3.104.156.229.22 76 East Fremantle won by 43 points

Preliminary Final

 Q1Q2Q3Q4ScoreDate / ResultGroundAttendance
East Fremantle0.43.77.1112.13 85 Sat 16-Sep-1989 12:00 pm Subiaco16,088
Claremont4.311.814.1217.14 116 Claremont won by 31 points

Grand Final

 Q1Q2Q3Q4ScoreDate / ResultGroundAttendance
South Fremantle0.21.65.75.9 39 Fri 22-Sep-1989 12:00 pm Subiaco38,193
Claremont4.69.1011.1315.16 106 Claremont won by 67 points

Footnotes

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