PREMIERSHIP SKIPPER'S LAST ACT TO CAP OFF SPECIAL YEAR

Friday, October 4, 2013 - 11:42 PM

JASON Salecic's last act as West Perth captain was holding aloft the premiership cup for 2013 as it capped off a year that might not have totally gone to plan on the field, but was the best of his life with his newly arrived son and wife there to share grand final day with him.

Salecic has announced that he will play Read More [+]

HARD WORK TO GET BACK PAYS OFF FOR TEDESCO

Friday, October 4, 2013 - 11:21 PM

WHEN he went down injured in Round 21, West Perth vice-captain Luke Tedesco knew he had a huge fight on his hands to make it back on the field again in 2013 but he won the battle and his reward was becoming a premiership player as the Falcons beat East Perth in the grand final.

Tedesco celebrated his 100th game with the Read More [+]

GUADAGNIN'S DEDICATION REWARDED WITH PREMIERSHIP

Friday, October 4, 2013 - 7:09 PM

MATT Guadagnin has long been one of West Perth's finest servants and had to wait over a decade for his first grand final appearance, but now is a premiership player and the veteran midfielder had as big a say in the Falcons first flag since 2003 as anyone.

Guadagnin, who comes from Southern Cross and has spent most of his career still Read More [+]

JOINT WINNERS FOR BRECKLER MEDAL IN PREMIERSHIP YEAR

Friday, October 4, 2013 - 1:53 PM

THE West Perth Football Club has honoured its premiership team of 2013 at the Breckler Medal count on Friday at Joondalup Resort with joint winners announced in a tight fairest and best count that saw precious little separate the top-four players.

Very few honours in football are valued more highly than winning the fairest and best award for your club in a Read More [+]

FALCONS BIG MEN STAND TALL AGAINST THE ODDS

Monday, September 30, 2013 - 1:21 PM

WEST Perth entered the 2013 WAFL grand final having to hear all the talk surrounding East Perth's potential dominance in the big men department, but Chris Keunen, Dan Hunt, Shaun Marusic and Nick Rodda all played as big a part in the premiership win as anyone.

Much of the talk heading into the 2013 grand final was surrounding the potential dominance of Read More [+]

NELSON AND BLACK SHINE ON GRAND FINAL STAGE

Saturday, September 28, 2013 - 2:07 PM

WEST Perth youngsters Shane Nelson and Aaron Black have answered every challenge the last two years leading up to starring in the 2013 grand final and their teammates and coach hope it can now lead them onto the next level.

Twenty-year-old midfielder Nelson had a breakout 2012 season and consolidated and built on that with an outstanding and consistent 2013, and then Read More [+]

IT’S A GRAND OLD FLAG NUMBER 19

Friday, September 27, 2013 - 5:26 PM

THE Falcons showed that they were the best team in 2013 when they scored a resounding 49-point victory against the Royals at Patersons Stadium on Sunday.

There was a degree of confidence in the West Perth camp going into the match despite the predictions of tipsters and the self belief was evident from the first bounce. The Falcons were in front for the great majority of the game and supporters were able to sit back Read More [+]

RESERVES BRAVE BUT NOT VICTORIOUS

Friday, September 27, 2013 - 2:14 PM

A TERRIFIC season by West Perth's reserves wasn’t rewarded with a premiership on Sunday but there was a lot to like about the efforts that got them there.

The side is the second youngest in the WAFL reserves competition and their effort to reach the grand final was outstanding. At the end of the day the bigger bodies and greater experience of the Bulldogs was too much to overcome and they lost by 36 points. Read More [+]

WEST PERTH GRAND FINAL PLAYER RATINGS

Wednesday, September 25, 2013 - 7:55 PM

WEST Perth beat East Perth by 49 points in Sunday's WAFL grand final to claim the Falcons' first premiership since 2003 and all 22 players made a strong contribution in the premiership triumph.

1. Aaron Black - 7
The 20-year-old has now played 63 league games already for West Read More [+]

FALCONS RUN RIOT IN LAST TERM TO WIN 2013 PREMIERSHIP

Sunday, September 22, 2013 - 7:47 PM

WEST Perth had too much left in the tank for East Perth in the 2013 WAFL grand final with the Falcons overpowering the Royals in the final quarter after a tight tussle all day to end up winning by 49 points.

Precious little separated both sides throughout the first three quarters of a ferocious contest made all the more tough and physical Read More [+]