MONAGHAN CONFIDENT OF REPLACING CHAMPIONS

Tuesday, March 5, 2013 - 2:23 AM

WEST Perth will be without three of their champions for 2013 following the retirements of Dion Fleay, Brent LeCras and Dustin Burns but League Coach Bill Monaghan is confident that the continued improvement of some young defenders stepping up.

The impact of the retirement of the trio who played a combined 463 games with West Perth, won a combined four Breckler Medals, Read More [+]

FALCONS' PREPARATIONS HEAT UP FOR ROUND 1

Tuesday, March 5, 2013 - 2:23 AM

WEST Perth coach Bill Monaghan has no doubt the Falcons have a squad capable of success as the 2013 pre-season gets underway this Saturday, but he isn’t putting a timeline when he thinks the group will peak.

West Perth's pre-season campaign begins this Saturday at Fremantle Oval with the colts game starting at 9am, the reserves at 4pm and the league at 6.30pm.

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FALCONS LOOK FOR RECRUITS TO LIFT YOUNG SQUAD

Thursday, February 21, 2013 - 2:11 PM

WEST Perth coach Bill Monaghan is confident the Falcons have exciting young talent coming through that will be helped along by some recruits coming back from AFL, the VFL, Queensland and rival WAFL clubs.

While the Falcons have lost plenty of experience coming into the 2013 campaign with the retirements of Brent LeCras, Dion Fleay, Joel Rice and Dustin Burns, Monaghan is confident that within the squad there young players that can step up and Read More [+]

LABOR PLEDGES SUPPORT TO NEW FALCONS FACILITY

Friday, February 15, 2013 - 10:14 AM

West Perth has welcomed the announcement by Joondalup MLA Tony O’Gorman that Labor will support its plans to build a $7.95 million state-of-the-art facility at Arena Joondalup.

The club has been lobbying the State Government and City of Joondalup to support its plans for a Falcons Centre of Excellence for several months and now calls upon the Coalition to match Labor’s commitment.

The facility, to be built where the main gate now stands, has been Read More [+]

TWO PRE-SEASON NIGHT FIXTURES FOR FALCONS

Wednesday, February 13, 2013 - 7:30 PM

WEST Perth will play two pre-season games, at night against South Fremantle and Peel respectively, in the lead up to the 2013 WAFL season opening derby against East Perth at Arena Joondalup.

The Falcons won't have an official game in the opening round of pre-season action starting next weekend against another WAFL club, but will gear up for the 2013 campaign starting Read More [+]

IN MEMORY OF KEVIN BRADLEY

Tuesday, February 12, 2013 - 9:35 AM

Kevin Bradley, former player and administrator of the West Perth Football Club has sadly passed away.

Kevin played for three seasons in 1956 – 1958 before travelling overseas. He returned to Perth in the early 1960's and was appointed Club Secretary in 1965 and then General Manager in 1970, a position he held until 1982.

He was made a Life Member of the Club in 1989.

The West Perth Football Club passes on its Read More [+]

2013 SEASON OPENER

Monday, February 11, 2013 - 1:52 PM

The Season Opener is our first event for the year and we need your help to make it a resounding success!

It's a great opportunity to get up close and personal with your favourite players, have a chat with the new recruits, grab a photo and get a signature to add to your autograph book!!!

Why not place a few bids on the players, reminisce with players from the 2003 Premiership team or just catch Read More [+]

FIGHT OR FLIGHT FOR FALCONS IN 2013

Monday, February 11, 2013 - 11:27 AM

West Perth players donned full riot gear recently in preparation for an assault on the 2013 WAFL season.

The unique training program, led by the Emergency Support Group at Hakea Prison last month, added another twist to a lively, but sometimes unsettled pre-season for the Joondalup-based club.

At the end of last year, recruitment staff faced a challenge with the loss of 564 games of experience following the retirement of Brent LeCras, Dion Fleay, Dustin Read More [+]

CONSISTENCY & PRESSURE THE KEY FOR 2013

Monday, February 4, 2013 - 11:38 AM

BY SEAN COWAN

West Perth Coach Bill Monaghan believes the key to West Perth’s 2013 season – its 20th at Arena Joondalup – will be whether the club can rediscover the defensive pressure and consistency it showed in 2011.

The Falcons finished that season in second position before being bundled out of the finals race in straight sets and then embarked on a disappointing 2012 campaign which came to an end when they finished two Read More [+]

CENTRE AN EXCELLENT PLAN FOR CLUB

Monday, February 4, 2013 - 11:24 AM

BY GERRY O'DEA

WEST PERTH FOOTBALL CLUB CHIEF EXECUTIVE OFFICER

JOONDALUP WEEKENDER - THURSDAY 31ST JANUARY 2013

THE Falcons are 128 years old this year. Formed in 1885, the oldest club in the WA Football League has come a long way from Leederville Oval to now be firmly based at Arena Joondalup in the ever-expanding northern suburbs.

With a healthy membership and sponsor base, we are widely acknowledged as having the best club/district relationship in Read More [+]