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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
B. Raponi

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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2013 Season (WAFL) Fixture

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West Perth's 2013 Fixture

Rnd H&A Club Q1Q2Q3Q4 S R Opponent Q1Q2Q3Q4 S Mgn Grd Date SC
1 H West Perth 3.48.514.919.18 132 WON East Perth 4.18.19.19.3 57 75 AJO Mar 16 (Sat, 2:10) Scores
2 A West Perth 6.16.47.911.12 78 WON Subiaco 2.25.37.48.6 54 24 LEE Mar 22 (Fri, 6:45) Scores
3 West Perth       Bye        
4 A West Perth 5.19.39.513.8 86 WON South Fremantle 2.07.110.513.5 83 3 FRE Apr 5 (Fri, 6:45) Scores
5 H West Perth 4.37.612.917.13 115 WON Peel Thunder 2.45.56.88.9 57 58 AJO Apr 13 (Sat, 2:10) Scores
6 A West Perth 1.45.48.710.8 68 LOST Claremont 3.29.510.713.9 87 -19 CLM Apr 20 (Sat, 2:10) Scores
7 H West Perth 3.55.78.109.16 70 LOST Swan Districts 3.36.39.515.8 98 -28 AJO Apr 25 (Thu, 2:10) Scores
8 A West Perth 5.111.319.724.8 152 WON East Fremantle 6.211.215.221.3 129 23 EFO May 4 (Sat, 2:10) Scores
9 West Perth       Bye        
10 H West Perth 4.37.813.1117.13 115 WON Perth 4.24.58.512.7 79 36 AJO May 25 (Sat, 2:10) Scores
11 A West Perth 4.410.614.1014.11 95 LOST East Perth 3.67.911.1017.12 114 -19 LEE Jun 3 (Mon, 2:10) Scores
12 H West Perth 3.36.610.815.8 98 LOST Claremont 6.313.517.618.11 119 -21 AJO Jun 8 (Sat, 2:10) Scores
13 A West Perth 5.38.510.812.11 83 WON East Fremantle 2.34.46.610.9 69 14 EFO Jun 16 (Sun, 2:10) Scores
14 H West Perth 1.15.79.913.13 91 WON Subiaco 5.610.712.913.12 90 1 AJO Jun 22 (Sat, 2:05) Scores
15 A West Perth 3.47.89.1211.16 82 WON Swan Districts 5.26.68.911.13 79 3 BAS Jun 29 (Sat, 2:05) Scores
16 A West Perth 7.48.614.715.11 101 WON Peel Thunder 1.03.47.513.7 85 16 RUS Jul 6 (Sat, 2:05) Scores
17 West Perth       Bye        
18 H West Perth 2.55.66.89.13 67 LOST South Fremantle 3.56.811.1315.16 106 -39 AJO Jul 20 (Sat, 2:05) Scores
19 H West Perth 2.34.58.1010.14 74 WON East Perth 3.26.56.66.8 44 30 AJO Jul 27 (Sat, 2:10) Scores
20 H West Perth 6.19.412.817.12 114 WON Peel Thunder 2.24.67.99.11 65 49 AJO Aug 3 (Sat, 2:05) Scores
21 A West Perth 3.112.314.418.7 115 WON Perth 4.27.37.87.13 55 60 LAT Aug 10 (Sat, 2:05) Scores
22 H West Perth 4.27.58.79.7 61 LOST East Fremantle 3.47.616.920.14 134 -73 AJO Aug 18 (Sun, 2:05) Scores
23 West Perth       Bye        
24 A West Perth 1.44.55.117.13 55 LOST Swan Districts 2.35.67.910.13 73 -18 BAS Aug 31 (Sat, 2:05) Scores
2SF A West Perth 1.65.99.1511.21 87 WON Claremont 3.38.910.1012.11 83 4 CLM Sep 8 (Sun, 2:15) Scores
GF H West Perth 4.210.313.720.11 131 WON East Perth 5.28.411.812.10 82 49 SUB Sep 22 (Sun, 2:15) Scores
 

Footnotes

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