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League Facts

Abbreviation
WAFL

State
WA

Known as
West Australian Football League

Official Name
West Australian Football League

Former Names
Westar Rules (WR) 1997-00; Western Australia State Football League (WASFL) 1990; Western Australian National Football League (WANFL) 1932-79; West Australian Football League (WAFL) 1908-89; West Australian Football Association (WAFA) 1885-07;

Formed
1885

Period
1885-current

Current Affiliation
Peel Thunder (WA) 1997-2014; Swan Districts (WA) 1934-2014; Claremont (WA) 1926-2014; East Perth (WA) 1906-2014; Subiaco (WA) 1901-2014; South Fremantle (WA) 1900-2014; Perth (WA) 1899-2014; East Fremantle (WA) 1898-2014; West Perth (WA) 1885-2014;

Grounds Used (Current)
Arena Joondalup; Bassendean Oval; Claremont Showgrounds; East Fremantle Oval; Fremantle Oval; Geraldton ; Kalgoorlie; Lathlain Park; Leederville Oval; Rushton Park;

Grounds Used (Historical)
Adelaide Oval; Albany; Anniversary Park; Broome; Bruce Rock; Bunbury; Busselton; Capricorn Oval; Carnarvon; Claremont Oval; Claremont Showgrounds; Collie Recreation Ground; Corrigin Oval; Cunderdin Oval; Dampier Sports Club; Denmak; Dongara; Donnybrook; Esperance Oval; Esplanade; Exmouth; Fremantle Park; Frost Park; Gosnells Recreation Ground; Jubilee Park; Jurien Oval; Kambalda Oval; Kardinia Park; Karratha; Katanning; Kelmscott; Kununurra Oval; Manjimup Recreation Gronud; Margaret River; Midland Junction; Moora Reserve; Mt.Barker; Mukinbudin; Newdegate Showgrounds; Newman; North Fremantle Oval; North Hobart Oval; Perth Oval; Port Hedland; Rockingham; Rushton Park (Kelmscott); Shenton Park; Shenton Park; Subiaco; Talanjee Oval; The Esplanade ; Toodyay Showgrounds; WACA; Wagin; Wanneroo Showgrounds; Wellington Square; Wickepin Oval; Wongan Hills;

Westar Rules (WR) , 1997

League Profile

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...

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Westar Rules (WR) , 1997 (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 | 22 | 23 | 1SF | 2SF | PF | GF

Round 1[Round Review]

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Perth 0.3 0.3 1.3 2.5 17 Date: Sat 29-Mar-1997 12:00 pm Ground: Lathlain Park Att: 1,317
Swan Districts 2.1 6.4 6.7 11.9 75 Result: Swan Districts won by 58 points
Peel Thunder 5.2 6.3 6.4 8.4 52 Date: Sun 30-Mar-1997 12:00 pm Ground: Rushton Park Att: 5,781
South Fremantle 4.1 12.4 19.8 25.10 160 Result: South Fremantle won by 108 points
Claremont 3.0 6.2 10.4 11.7 73 Date: Mon 31-Mar-1997 12:00 pm Ground: Claremont Oval Att: 2,686
East Perth 4.4 8.6 11.13 11.18 84 Result: East Perth won by 11 points
West Perth 3.1 7.7 8.9 11.9 75 Date: Mon 31-Mar-1997 12:00 pm Ground: Arena Joondalup Att: 2,841
East Fremantle 3.4 5.7 8.10 11.15 81 Result: East Fremantle won by 6 points
Subiaco  Bye

Round 2[Round Review]

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East Fremantle 4.3 8.7 14.9 15.18 108 Date: Sat 5-Apr-1997 12:00 pm Ground: East Fremantle Oval Att: 1,448
Peel Thunder 1.2 3.4 6.7 7.9 51 Result: East Fremantle won by 57 points
South Fremantle 5.2 7.4 8.10 11.13 79 Date: Sat 5-Apr-1997 12:00 pm Ground: Fremantle Oval Att: 1,779
Subiaco 5.4 10.8 13.11 16.11 107 Result: Subiaco won by 28 points
Claremont 2.2 4.5 5.8 6.10 46 Date: Sat 5-Apr-1997 12:00 pm Ground: Claremont Oval Att: 1,138
Perth 1.0 6.0 8.6 13.8 86 Result: Perth won by 40 points
Swan Districts 3.6 8.13 13.16 20.19 139 Date: Sat 5-Apr-1997 12:00 pm Ground: Bassendean Oval Att: 2,107
West Perth 2.1 5.2 6.3 8.5 53 Result: Swan Districts won by 86 points
East Perth  Bye

Round 3[Round Review]

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Swan Districts 4.2 7.8 13.10 15.14 104 Date: Sat 12-Apr-1997 12:00 pm Ground: Bassendean Oval Att: 2,183
Claremont 2.2 7.2 8.4 11.7 73 Result: Swan Districts won by 31 points
Subiaco 8.5 13.8 18.17 27.20 182 Date: Sat 12-Apr-1997 12:00 pm Ground: Subiaco Att: 1,531
Peel Thunder 2.3 2.3 3.4 5.5 35 Result: Subiaco won by 147 points
West Perth 2.5 4.9 7.10 8.14 62 Date: Sat 12-Apr-1997 12:00 pm Ground: Bunbury Att: 2,212
East Perth 3.3 8.7 12.9 14.13 97 Result: East Perth won by 35 points
East Fremantle  Bye
Perth  Bye
South Fremantle  Bye

Round 4[Round Review]

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South Fremantle 3.1 7.4 11.12 17.14 116 Date: Fri 18-Apr-1997 12:00 pm Ground: Fremantle Oval Att: 5,328
East Fremantle 5.5 6.8 9.9 11.9 75 Result: South Fremantle won by 41 points
Perth 3.0 6.8 9.13 11.13 79 Date: Sat 19-Apr-1997 12:00 pm Ground: Lathlain Park Att: 2,603
East Perth 2.3 2.5 3.8 5.12 42 Result: Perth won by 37 points
Peel Thunder 1.0 3.3 6.5 9.9 63 Date: Sat 19-Apr-1997 12:00 pm Ground: Rushton Park Att: 2,006
Swan Districts 6.6 13.9 21.12 26.18 174 Result: Swan Districts won by 111 points
West Perth 2.1 8.4 12.7 15.13 103 Date: Sat 19-Apr-1997 12:00 pm Ground: Arena Joondalup Att: 2,202
Subiaco 2.3 2.3 6.4 8.9 57 Result: West Perth won by 46 points
Claremont  Bye

Round 5[Round Review]

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East Perth 4.5 11.6 13.9 17.12 114 Date: Fri 25-Apr-1997 12:00 pm Ground: Perth Oval Att: 2,324
South Fremantle 3.3 9.7 14.9 19.11 125 Result: South Fremantle won by 11 points
Subiaco 2.1 4.4 5.5 8.8 56 Date: Fri 25-Apr-1997 12:00 pm Ground: Subiaco Att: 1,413
Perth 7.2 15.3 19.7 25.11 161 Result: Perth won by 105 points
West Perth 7.4 13.12 18.16 27.23 185 Date: Sat 26-Apr-1997 12:00 pm Ground: Arena Joondalup Att: 1,383
Peel Thunder 4.4 6.9 7.10 9.11 65 Result: West Perth won by 120 points
East Fremantle 4.3 7.6 8.9 16.11 107 Date: Sat 26-Apr-1997 12:00 pm Ground: East Fremantle Oval Att: 1,638
Claremont 1.3 6.9 11.10 14.14 98 Result: East Fremantle won by 9 points
Swan Districts  Bye

Round 6[Round Review]

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Claremont 7.1 10.3 12.6 15.7 97 Date: Sat 3-May-1997 12:00 pm Ground: Claremont Oval Att: 1,347
South Fremantle 4.1 9.4 10.7 16.13 109 Result: South Fremantle won by 12 points
Subiaco 2.2 5.7 6.12 9.15 69 Date: Sat 3-May-1997 12:00 pm Ground: Subiaco Att: 1,889
East Perth 3.2 7.3 9.6 10.8 68 Result: Subiaco won by 1 point
Perth 3.6 4.9 8.10 10.11 71 Date: Sat 3-May-1997 12:00 pm Ground: Lathlain Park Att: 2,156
West Perth 3.2 8.5 10.6 13.9 87 Result: West Perth won by 16 points
East Fremantle 4.2 6.4 14.9 14.13 97 Date: Sat 3-May-1997 12:00 pm Ground: East Fremantle Oval Att: 2,076
Swan Districts 5.1 10.3 11.15 18.7 115 Result: Swan Districts won by 18 points
Peel Thunder  Bye

Round 7[Round Review]

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Perth 4.3 6.7 11.9 13.10 88 Date: Sat 10-May-1997 12:00 pm Ground: Lathlain Park Att: 1,443
East Fremantle 3.0 5.3 5.7 11.8 74 Result: Perth won by 14 points
South Fremantle 4.1 10.7 15.10 26.17 173 Date: Sat 10-May-1997 12:00 pm Ground: Fremantle Oval Att: 1,700
Peel Thunder 1.4 3.4 7.6 8.7 55 Result: South Fremantle won by 118 points
Claremont 6.7 8.12 10.13 13.18 96 Date: Sat 10-May-1997 12:00 pm Ground: Claremont Oval Att: 1,467
Subiaco 1.3 3.4 5.10 7.12 54 Result: Claremont won by 42 points
Swan Districts 6.1 12.4 16.8 20.11 131 Date: Sun 11-May-1997 12:00 pm Ground: Bassendean Oval Att: 2,656
East Perth 0.2 4.7 7.10 17.10 112 Result: Swan Districts won by 19 points
West Perth  Bye

Round 8[Round Review]

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East Perth 3.0 6.3 6.7 9.10 64 Date: Sat 17-May-1997 12:00 pm Ground: Perth Oval Att: 1,862
East Fremantle 4.3 6.5 12.9 15.9 99 Result: East Fremantle won by 35 points
South Fremantle 5.3 11.7 17.11 23.14 152 Date: Sat 17-May-1997 12:00 pm Ground: Fremantle Oval Att: 2,204
Perth 3.2 7.4 8.6 10.7 67 Result: South Fremantle won by 85 points
West Perth 4.3 6.5 9.10 18.12 120 Date: Sat 17-May-1997 12:00 pm Ground: Arena Joondalup Att: 2,734
Swan Districts 4.3 8.7 10.7 10.12 72 Result: West Perth won by 48 points
Claremont 3.2 8.5 12.3 14.11 95 Date: Sat 17-May-1997 12:00 pm Ground: Rockingham Att: 1,005
Peel Thunder 3.6 6.7 11.10 14.14 98 Result: Peel Thunder won by 3 points
Subiaco  Bye

Round 9[Round Review]

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Subiaco 5.2 5.5 9.8 10.10 70 Date: Sat 24-May-1997 12:00 pm Ground: Subiaco Att: 1,399
South Fremantle 4.5 8.9 12.13 18.17 125 Result: South Fremantle won by 55 points
Swan Districts 2.2 8.5 12.14 16.15 111 Date: Sat 24-May-1997 12:00 pm Ground: Bassendean Oval Att: 1,938
Perth 2.4 3.6 3.8 7.10 52 Result: Swan Districts won by 59 points
Claremont 4.5 4.7 6.9 8.11 59 Date: Sat 24-May-1997 12:00 pm Ground: Claremont Oval Att: 1,119
West Perth 1.1 5.7 8.10 14.12 96 Result: West Perth won by 37 points
Peel Thunder 3.2 7.3 8.4 11.5 71 Date: Sat 24-May-1997 12:00 pm Ground: Rushton Park Att: 1,858
East Perth 2.7 6.10 11.14 12.22 94 Result: East Perth won by 23 points
East Fremantle  Bye

Round 10[Round Review]

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Subiaco 4.4 10.8 18.12 22.15 147 Date: Sat 31-May-1997 12:00 pm Ground: Subiaco Att: 981
Peel Thunder 0.2 1.4 4.6 6.11 47 Result: Subiaco won by 100 points
East Fremantle 3.2 7.4 11.5 14.13 97 Date: Mon 2-Jun-1997 12:00 pm Ground: East Fremantle Oval Att: 5,531
South Fremantle 2.3 5.6 6.10 8.12 60 Result: East Fremantle won by 37 points
West Perth 4.3 7.5 12.6 14.8 92 Date: Mon 2-Jun-1997 12:00 pm Ground: Arena Joondalup Att: 2,298
East Perth 3.2 8.6 12.12 19.14 128 Result: East Perth won by 36 points
Claremont  Bye
Perth  Bye
Swan Districts  Bye

Round 11[Round Review]

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Swan Districts 8.3 16.3 24.6 33.8 206 Date: Sat 7-Jun-1997 12:00 pm Ground: Bassendean Oval Att: 1,844
Peel Thunder 1.2 3.6 5.8 7.9 51 Result: Swan Districts won by 155 points
East Fremantle 1.1 3.3 9.4 10.5 65 Date: Sat 7-Jun-1997 12:00 pm Ground: East Fremantle Oval Att: 2,035
West Perth 4.4 7.7 14.8 18.11 119 Result: West Perth won by 54 points
Perth 6.5 11.6 14.9 18.9 117 Date: Sat 7-Jun-1997 12:00 pm Ground: Lathlain Park Att: 1,886
Subiaco 3.2 11.4 13.5 17.7 109 Result: Perth won by 8 points
East Perth 3.2 5.3 10.6 16.8 104 Date: Sat 7-Jun-1997 12:00 pm Ground: Perth Oval Att: 2,154
Claremont 2.5 6.6 12.9 14.12 96 Result: East Perth won by 8 points
South Fremantle  Bye

Round 12[Round Review]

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South Fremantle 5.1 6.4 8.5 9.6 60 Date: Sat 14-Jun-1997 12:00 pm Ground: Fremantle Oval Att: 2,341
West Perth 3.1 7.4 8.8 14.10 94 Result: West Perth won by 34 points
Claremont 2.1 6.3 11.5 14.6 90 Date: Sat 14-Jun-1997 12:00 pm Ground: Claremont Oval Att: 1,233
East Fremantle 4.3 6.8 8.11 12.12 84 Result: Claremont won by 6 points
Swan Districts 6.4 10.8 14.14 19.20 134 Date: Sat 14-Jun-1997 12:00 pm Ground: Bassendean Oval Att: 2,252
Subiaco 2.0 11.1 14.4 16.4 100 Result: Swan Districts won by 34 points
Peel Thunder 1.5 2.5 2.7 6.7 43 Date: Sat 14-Jun-1997 12:00 pm Ground: Rushton Park Att: 1,363
Perth 2.4 6.13 12.16 17.19 121 Result: Perth won by 78 points
East Perth  Bye

Round 13[Round Review]

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West Perth 3.4 9.7 12.13 17.23 125 Date: Sat 21-Jun-1997 12:00 pm Ground: Arena Joondalup Att: 2,057
Subiaco 1.7 2.8 4.9 5.10 40 Result: West Perth won by 85 points
Perth 5.2 9.6 10.9 14.12 96 Date: Sat 21-Jun-1997 12:00 pm Ground: Lathlain Park Att: 1,887
South Fremantle 1.4 3.5 4.7 9.11 65 Result: Perth won by 31 points
East Fremantle 1.2 4.3 8.5 14.7 91 Date: Sat 21-Jun-1997 12:00 pm Ground: East Fremantle Oval Att: 1,785
East Perth 3.5 7.8 9.10 9.10 64 Result: East Fremantle won by 27 points
Swan Districts 2.0 5.4 6.5 10.6 66 Date: Sun 22-Jun-1997 12:00 pm Ground: Bassendean Oval Att: 2,407
Claremont 5.3 9.3 13.6 17.12 114 Result: Claremont won by 48 points
Peel Thunder  Bye

Round 14[Round Review]

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East Perth 3.5 9.11 15.11 24.14 158 Date: Sat 28-Jun-1997 12:00 pm Ground: Perth Oval Att: 1,418
Peel Thunder 2.3 5.3 7.6 7.8 50 Result: East Perth won by 108 points
South Fremantle 2.3 7.5 12.9 16.12 108 Date: Sat 28-Jun-1997 12:00 pm Ground: Fremantle Oval Att: 2,282
Swan Districts 3.3 7.7 8.7 8.8 56 Result: South Fremantle won by 52 points
Perth 6.2 9.7 11.12 11.18 84 Date: Sat 28-Jun-1997 12:00 pm Ground: Lathlain Park Att: 1,739
Claremont 3.5 5.6 9.11 13.13 91 Result: Claremont won by 7 points
Subiaco 1.2 2.3 3.6 8.7 55 Date: Sun 29-Jun-1997 12:00 pm Ground: Subiaco Att: 1,347
East Fremantle 9.3 15.6 23.12 28.15 183 Result: East Fremantle won by 128 points
West Perth  Bye

Round 15[Round Review]

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Claremont 2.2 3.3 3.6 8.9 57 Date: Sat 5-Jul-1997 12:00 pm Ground: Claremont Oval Att: 1,520
West Perth 4.4 8.6 10.7 14.10 94 Result: West Perth won by 37 points
East Perth 7.3 9.5 12.10 13.13 91 Date: Sat 5-Jul-1997 12:00 pm Ground: Perth Oval Att: 2,751
Swan Districts 4.1 10.3 10.5 12.9 81 Result: East Perth won by 10 points
Peel Thunder 0.1 2.1 5.3 7.4 46 Date: Sat 5-Jul-1997 12:00 pm Ground: Rushton Park Att: 1,249
South Fremantle 5.3 10.4 14.9 18.14 122 Result: South Fremantle won by 76 points
East Fremantle 0.2 3.5 6.9 10.15 75 Date: Sat 5-Jul-1997 12:00 pm Ground: East Fremantle Oval Att: 1,559
Perth 3.0 5.5 8.5 13.7 85 Result: Perth won by 10 points
Subiaco  Bye

Round 16[Round Review]

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Subiaco 3.4 8.6 10.9 14.9 93 Date: Sat 12-Jul-1997 12:00 pm Ground: Subiaco Att: 1,184
Claremont 3.5 4.5 6.8 9.12 66 Result: Subiaco won by 27 points
West Perth 4.3 8.5 10.6 14.8 92 Date: Sat 12-Jul-1997 12:00 pm Ground: Arena Joondalup Att: 2,207
Perth 5.4 9.4 12.8 18.9 117 Result: Perth won by 25 points
South Fremantle 3.2 6.3 9.6 12.11 83 Date: Sat 12-Jul-1997 12:00 pm Ground: Fremantle Oval Att: 2,670
East Perth 3.2 5.4 9.7 12.11 83 Result: South Fremantle drew with East Perth
Peel Thunder 1.2 6.4 8.7 12.8 80 Date: Sat 12-Jul-1997 12:00 pm Ground: Rushton Park Att: 1,351
East Fremantle 9.4 12.6 18.10 22.11 143 Result: East Fremantle won by 63 points
Swan Districts  Bye

Round 17[Round Review]

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West Perth 4.0 6.2 7.3 10.5 65 Date: Sat 19-Jul-1997 12:00 pm Ground: Arena Joondalup Att: 2,338
East Fremantle 1.4 9.7 14.13 23.18 156 Result: East Fremantle won by 91 points
Claremont 1.4 2.7 6.9 9.11 65 Date: Sat 19-Jul-1997 12:00 pm Ground: Claremont Oval Att: 2,088
East Perth 4.4 7.5 9.11 13.13 91 Result: East Perth won by 26 points
South Fremantle 4.2 6.5 8.7 13.10 88 Date: Sat 19-Jul-1997 12:00 pm Ground: Fremantle Oval Att: 1,841
Subiaco 3.2 6.5 13.7 17.9 111 Result: Subiaco won by 23 points
Peel Thunder 3.4 5.8 10.9 11.15 81 Date: Sat 19-Jul-1997 12:00 pm Ground: Rushton Park Att: 2,085
Swan Districts 9.4 11.9 14.11 22.17 149 Result: Swan Districts won by 68 points
Perth  Bye

Round 18[Round Review]

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Swan Districts 2.2 3.6 4.7 9.9 63 Date: Sat 26-Jul-1997 12:00 pm Ground: Bassendean Oval Att: 1,919
East Fremantle 7.3 15.5 21.7 24.9 153 Result: East Fremantle won by 90 points
East Perth 4.4 7.6 13.10 14.10 94 Date: Sat 26-Jul-1997 12:00 pm Ground: Perth Oval Att: 1,952
Subiaco 1.3 4.6 5.6 8.8 56 Result: East Perth won by 38 points
Perth 5.4 12.8 18.13 23.18 156 Date: Sat 26-Jul-1997 12:00 pm Ground: Lathlain Park Att: 1,267
Peel Thunder 2.3 4.4 8.6 8.12 60 Result: Perth won by 96 points
West Perth 2.2 4.5 5.11 7.15 57 Date: Sat 26-Jul-1997 12:00 pm Ground: Arena Joondalup Att: 1,569
South Fremantle 7.1 11.8 14.12 15.15 105 Result: South Fremantle won by 48 points
Claremont  Bye

Round 19[Round Review]

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Subiaco 5.4 8.4 13.5 18.9 117 Date: Sat 2-Aug-1997 12:00 pm Ground: Subiaco Att: 1,499
West Perth 1.0 1.5 4.7 9.9 63 Result: Subiaco won by 54 points
Swan Districts 3.0 7.2 10.7 11.9 75 Date: Sat 2-Aug-1997 12:00 pm Ground: Bassendean Oval Att: 2,418
Perth 9.1 14.5 20.6 28.10 178 Result: Perth won by 103 points
Claremont 6.3 12.8 16.13 22.15 147 Date: Sat 2-Aug-1997 12:00 pm Ground: Claremont Oval Att: 853
Peel Thunder 0.6 0.9 1.12 3.17 35 Result: Claremont won by 112 points
East Fremantle 3.3 9.5 11.9 14.15 99 Date: Sat 2-Aug-1997 12:00 pm Ground: East Fremantle Oval Att: 2,480
East Perth 6.1 10.3 13.3 14.6 90 Result: East Fremantle won by 9 points
South Fremantle  Bye

Round 20[Round Review]

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South Fremantle 1.7 5.15 9.18 13.21 99 Date: Sat 9-Aug-1997 12:00 pm Ground: Fremantle Oval Att: 1,153
Claremont 3.5 3.7 3.8 3.11 29 Result: South Fremantle won by 70 points
East Perth 3.2 7.4 8.7 14.10 94 Date: Sat 9-Aug-1997 12:00 pm Ground: Perth Oval Att: 1,523
Swan Districts 0.2 1.5 1.6 4.6 30 Result: East Perth won by 64 points
Peel Thunder 3.0 4.0 5.2 6.5 41 Date: Sat 9-Aug-1997 12:00 pm Ground: Rushton Park Att: 1,109
West Perth 2.2 4.7 6.8 8.12 60 Result: West Perth won by 19 points
Subiaco 3.2 5.6 9.8 10.9 69 Date: Sun 10-Aug-1997 12:00 pm Ground: Subiaco Att: 1,675
Perth 4.2 5.8 8.12 11.23 89 Result: Perth won by 20 points
East Fremantle  Bye

Round 21[Round Review]

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East Fremantle 3.4 7.7 11.12 14.13 97 Date: Sat 16-Aug-1997 12:00 pm Ground: East Fremantle Oval Att: 1,554
Subiaco 1.2 5.4 8.5 13.11 89 Result: East Fremantle won by 8 points
West Perth 1.3 6.11 7.18 12.18 90 Date: Sat 16-Aug-1997 12:00 pm Ground: Arena Joondalup Att: 1,551
Claremont 1.7 1.8 4.12 5.14 44 Result: West Perth won by 46 points
Swan Districts 3.3 5.4 8.6 14.10 94 Date: Sat 16-Aug-1997 12:00 pm Ground: Bassendean Oval Att: 1,453
South Fremantle 6.1 8.4 16.8 18.12 120 Result: South Fremantle won by 26 points
Perth 5.7 10.11 12.14 19.19 133 Date: Sat 16-Aug-1997 12:00 pm Ground: Lathlain Park Att: 1,437
Peel Thunder 0.0 3.3 7.5 7.7 49 Result: Perth won by 84 points
East Perth  Bye

Round 22[Round Review]

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Subiaco 6.1 10.1 13.5 18.8 116 Date: Sat 23-Aug-1997 12:00 pm Ground: Subiaco Att: 1,217
Swan Districts 1.3 8.5 13.7 14.11 95 Result: Subiaco won by 21 points
East Fremantle 2.1 3.6 8.12 11.18 84 Date: Sat 23-Aug-1997 12:00 pm Ground: East Fremantle Oval Att: 1,569
Claremont 4.2 5.3 8.4 8.6 54 Result: East Fremantle won by 30 points
East Perth 7.3 9.5 12.8 19.9 123 Date: Sat 23-Aug-1997 12:00 pm Ground: Perth Oval Att: 4,709
West Perth 2.1 6.2 8.3 11.3 69 Result: East Perth won by 54 points
Perth 1.4 6.5 8.9 10.15 75 Date: Sat 23-Aug-1997 12:00 pm Ground: Lathlain Park Att: 3,122
South Fremantle 1.5 6.8 8.13 15.15 105 Result: South Fremantle won by 30 points
Peel Thunder  Bye

Round 23[Round Review]

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Peel Thunder 1.7 2.8 3.16 5.17 47 Date: Sat 30-Aug-1997 12:00 pm Ground: Rushton Park Att: 1,461
Subiaco 6.6 15.12 19.15 22.23 155 Result: Subiaco won by 108 points
Claremont 4.2 8.7 8.8 11.11 77 Date: Sat 30-Aug-1997 12:00 pm Ground: Capricorn Oval Att: 1,304
Swan Districts 3.5 11.9 17.14 21.17 143 Result: Swan Districts won by 66 points
East Perth 7.1 10.1 12.3 18.9 117 Date: Sat 30-Aug-1997 12:00 pm Ground: Perth Oval Att: 3,708
Perth 0.1 2.3 5.9 9.10 64 Result: East Perth won by 53 points
South Fremantle 1.2 7.2 9.3 14.6 90 Date: Sat 30-Aug-1997 12:00 pm Ground: Fremantle Oval Att: 7,688
East Fremantle 2.5 4.7 7.13 10.14 74 Result: South Fremantle won by 16 points
West Perth  Bye

First Semi-final

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East Perth 2.2 5.6 5.8 6.11 47 Date: Sat 6-Sep-1997 12:00 pm Ground: Subiaco Att: 8,918
Perth 4.7 9.8 14.9 17.12 114 Result: Perth won by 67 points

Second Semi-final

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East Fremantle 2.4 7.10 7.11 10.12 72 Date: Sat 6-Sep-1997 12:00 pm Ground: Subiaco Att: 8,918
South Fremantle 4.3 4.3 5.5 7.5 47 Result: East Fremantle won by 25 points

Preliminary Final

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Perth 3.2 5.5 11.5 14.6 90 Date: Sun 14-Sep-1997 12:00 pm Ground: Subiaco Att: 7,585
South Fremantle 4.6 12.8 14.12 19.13 127 Result: South Fremantle won by 37 points

Grand Final

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East Fremantle 5.4 8.6 10.10 11.13 79 Date: Sun 21-Sep-1997 12:00 pm Ground: Subiaco Att: 32,371
South Fremantle 3.1 6.2 8.5 13.7 85 Result: South Fremantle won by 6 points