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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) 1891–2022

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 (19 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

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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2022 Season (WAFL) Fixture

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West Perth's 2022 Fixture

Rnd H&A Club Q1Q2Q3Q4 S R Opponent Q1Q2Q3Q4 S Mgn Grd Date SC
1 H West Perth 4.35.96.118.13 61 LOST Claremont 2.44.67.89.11 65 -4 AJO Apr 15 (Fri, 2:10) Scores
2 A West Perth 7.29.312.816.8 104 WON Peel Thunder 1.37.311.514.9 93 11 RUS Apr 24 (Sun, 2:10) Scores
3 A West Perth 5.110.314.316.4 100 WON Subiaco 2.25.37.610.9 69 31 LEE Apr 30 (Sat, 2:10) Scores
4 H West Perth 5.27.57.59.9 63 WON South Fremantle 1.14.16.48.7 55 8 AJO May 7 (Sat, 2:10) Scores
5 H West Perth 5.57.911.1317.17 119 WON West Coast Reserves 1.02.02.06.3 39 80 AJO May 21 (Sat, 2:10) Scores
6 H West Perth        vs Perth          AJO May 28 (Sat, 2:10)  
7 H West Perth        vs East Perth          AJO Jun 6 (Mon, 2:10)  
8 A West Perth        vs East Fremantle          WAC Jun 11 (Sat, 2:10)  
9 H West Perth        vs Swan Districts          AJO Jun 18 (Sat, 2:10)  
 

Footnotes

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