Country Football WA has appointed its first female president, elevating long-time Albany volunteer Mel Sulzberger to one of the State’s most important sporting positions.
Australian sports and medical chiefs are pushing to prevent further concussions as they focus on educating community sports players.
Ian Chadband and Esther Linder
Will Schofield has already reached the pinnacle of one sport – the AFL. Now he’s aiming to make the Australian side in one of the most obscure sports in the world – fistball.
After a drought-breaking premiership win celebrations got out of hand for Ovens and Murray league side Yarrawonga with one footballer in critical condition after an explosion.
Jake Santa Maria
WACA board candidate Himal Doolabh says WA cricket can become the country’s No. 1 State body if the right balance is struck between on and off-field governance
In a heartwarming display of gratitude and community spirit, Emu Lane Coffee Cart owners David and Julie Harries have pledged their support for local emergency services following their daughter's crash.
Jason Richter has been the club trainer for the past 14 years and his efforts have gained a nomination for WA Football volunteer of the year.
Cockburn Cougars have completed their stunning season with the club’s first NBL1 West women’s title and their big name recruit has dominated on the biggest stage.
Hundreds of keen sports people from across the State celebrated the launch of the 58th Nutrien Ag Solutions Country Football Championships in Perth.
A $1.8 million upgrade to a Kimberley sporting precinct has been suspended indefinitely after $9000 worth of LED lights over the basketball court were smashed just four days after they were installed.
The West Australian Football Commission will introduce a three-step concussion policy in community football this season, The West Australian can exclusively reveal. HOW IT WORKS.
Women are more interested in AFL than ever before, but the majority of clubs in NSW haven't been able to accommodate the wave of enthusiastic female athletes.
A night of celebrating sporting success, the Rockingham Sports Star Awards recognised the City of Rockingham’s best sportspeople, clubs and volunteers.
A Liam Ryan-inspired hanger in tricky conditions has a young East Perth high-flyer in contention for the Streamer Screamer.
Police have charged an 18-year-old man for his alleged actions during a shocking grand final brawl that broke out at Mandurah’s Rushton Park on Sunday.
Two children have had to get hospital treatment after a massive brawl erupted at a Peel district football grand final at Mandurah’s Rushton Park on Sunday.
The City of Joondalup has approved increases to their venue hire fees and charges policy, in a move that has enraged members of the local community.
“True champion” of the LSWFL, Bulldogs coach Ray Masters celebrated his 300th game with an 85-point victory over the Tigers at the weekend.
A WA country football league has warned spectators to toe the line after an increase in extremely ‘disappointing’ umpire abuse.
Australind men are being encouraged to look beyond the banter in an event that encourages no-holds barred conversations around mental health.
Some of the top local sporting leagues are set to operate with crowds capped at 50 per cent capacity despite State Government restrictions banning spectators from community sport.
Sports governing bodies are bracing themselves for a wave of disruption at grassroots level as COVID cases surge amid the start of the winter sporting calendar.
Kojonup have won their first game of the year after taking on a formidable Imperials side on Saturday.
Bridgetown have snatched first place on the LSWFL ladder after continuing their undefeated 2021 season with a 62-point win over the Southerners.
© West Australian Newspapers Limited 2024