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KEY FACTS

Official name
West Perth Football Club

Known as
West Perth

Nickname
Falcons

Nickname
Cardinals

Former name
Victorians, Metropolitans

Formed
1885 (as Victorians; merged with West Australian Football Club and renamed Metropolitans in 1889; renamed West Perth in 1891)

Colours
Red and blue

Associated clubs
West Perth Reserves; West Perth U19s; West Australian; Metropolitans; Victorians; West Perth Reserves WFC; West Perth WFC

Affiliation (Current)
West Australian Football League (WAFL) 1891–2024

Home Ground
Arena Joondalup

WAFL Premierships
1897, 1899, 1901, 1905, 1932, 1934-35, 1941, 1942, 1949, 1951, 1960, 1969, 1971, 1975, 1995, 1999, 2003, 2013, 2022 (20 total)

Senior Premierships
WA State Premierships - 1905 (1 total); R.P. Rodriguez Shield: 1960, 1999, 2002 (3 total)

Most Games
371 - Mel Whinnen (1960-1977)

Most Goals
1196 - Ted Tyson (1930-1941, 1945)

League Top Goalkickers
W.Duffy (15) 1894; H.Loel (N/A) 1898, (50) 1899, (45) 1901 & (35) 1902; A.Daly (30) 1900; T.McNamara (32) 1903; E.Bellion (30) 1911; E.Flemming (50) 1925; F.Hopkins (79) 1930; E.Tyson (96) 1932 & (126) 1936; E.Brunton (94) 1942; W.Baker (91) 1945; R.Scott (141) 1951 & (83) 1955; R.Evans (97) 1963; P.Smith (84) 1973; A.Strijk (51) 2018; T.Keitel (50) (20 total)

Sandover Medalists
H.Boyd 1922; J.Gosnell 1924; J.Craig 1927; E.J.Flemming 1930; E.O'Keefe 1940; L.Bowen 1942; J.Loughridge 1946; F.Buttsworth 1951; B.Foley 1959; R.West 1992; N.Mildenhall 1993; A.Black 2014 (12 total)

Headquarters
Kennedya Dr, Joondalup, WA 6027

Postal Address
PO Box 11, Joondalup, WA, 6027

Phone: (08) 9300 3611 

Email
reception@falconsfc.com.au

Website
westperthfc.com.au

President
P.B. Hanna

West Perth



"Under Farmer, West Perth in 1969 developed a fast, open, play-on brand of football similar in style to that produced by Geelong in the VFL, or Sturt in South Australia. The club’s training regime maximised physical fitness, endeavoured to habituate players to the sorts of psychological pressure and physical duress they could anticipate during matches, and inculcated in them the importance of making the best possible decision, from a range of alternatives, whenever they gained possession of the ball ... "

  • John Devaney is dazzled by the glittering history of West Perth, winner of 19 WAFL premierships

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2001 Season (WAFL) Fixture

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West Perth's 2001 Fixture

Rnd H&A Club Q1Q2Q3Q4 S R Opponent Q1Q2Q3Q4 S Mgn Grd Date SC
1 H West Perth 0.33.45.69.6 60 LOST Claremont 5.111.115.319.7 121 -61 AJO Mar 31 (Sat, 12:00) Scores
2 A West Perth 5.39.89.913.10 88 LOST East Fremantle 3.05.29.713.12 90 -2 EFO Apr 7 (Sat, 12:00) Scores
3 H West Perth 3.26.711.913.11 89 LOST East Perth 3.56.710.1116.14 110 -21 AJO Apr 16 (Mon, 12:00) Scores
4 A West Perth 3.210.515.920.9 129 WON Peel Thunder 2.16.210.615.10 100 29 RUS Apr 21 (Sat, 12:00) Scores
5 H West Perth 3.19.911.1118.11 119 WON Swan Districts 5.07.011.211.5 71 48 AJO Apr 28 (Sat, 12:00) Scores
6 A West Perth 2.23.35.76.9 45 LOST Perth 2.36.78.129.17 71 -26 LAT May 5 (Sat, 12:00) Scores
7 H West Perth 1.18.49.49.8 62 DRAW Subiaco 1.63.86.138.14 62 0 AJO May 12 (Sat, 12:00) Scores
8 West Perth       Bye        
9 A West Perth 2.25.47.512.6 78 LOST South Fremantle 3.59.810.1014.15 99 -21 FRE May 29 (Tue, 12:00) Scores
10 A West Perth 4.25.47.68.10 58 LOST East Perth 4.211.615.1020.13 133 -75 LEE Jun 4 (Mon, 12:00) Scores
11 West Perth       Bye        
12 H West Perth 1.33.55.109.12 66 LOST East Fremantle 4.17.39.314.7 91 -25 AJO Jun 16 (Sat, 12:00) Scores
13 West Perth       Bye        
14 A West Perth 6.210.313.1018.13 121 WON Perth 3.15.78.1010.12 72 49 BRK Jun 30 (Sat, 12:00) Scores
15 A West Perth 5.37.411.711.14 80 WON Swan Districts 3.37.49.710.9 69 11 BAS Jul 7 (Sat, 12:00) Scores
16 H West Perth 4.311.913.1317.17 119 WON Peel Thunder 4.19.310.412.8 80 39 AJO Jul 14 (Sat, 12:00) Scores
17 A West Perth 2.02.54.78.11 59 WON Subiaco 4.24.47.78.9 57 2 SUB Jul 21 (Sat, 12:00) Scores
18 West Perth       Bye        
19 H West Perth 3.36.89.109.16 70 LOST South Fremantle 5.17.312.413.6 84 -14 AJO Aug 4 (Sat, 12:00) Scores
20 A West Perth 3.37.711.816.12 108 WON East Fremantle 3.06.28.510.6 66 42 EFO Aug 11 (Sat, 12:00) Scores
21 H West Perth 1.43.49.1011.10 76 WON East Perth 4.56.98.1010.14 74 2 AJO Aug 18 (Sat, 12:00) Scores
22 A West Perth 0.55.66.911.10 76 LOST Claremont 4.311.415.718.8 116 -40 CLM Aug 25 (Sat, 12:00) Scores
 

Footnotes

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