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July School Holiday Clinic - Book Now!

Friday, June 14, 2019 - 11:03 AM

Looking for activities to help your crew burn off some energy this school holidays? Here's the answer. The Lions School Holiday Football Clinic is back for the July holiday break!


The clinic is open to all males and females aged from pre-primary to Year 6. Participants are allocated to same age groupings, so they are in like-sized company throughout the morning.


Run by the WA Football Commission and coached by Subiaco Read More [+]

Time to Sock It To Sarcoma!

Friday, June 7, 2019 - 2:43 PM

The Annual West Australian Sarcoma Awareness Week to create community awareness about sarcoma, primary bone and soft tissue tumours is being held this year from starting Monday 1st July.

WA Football will help launch WA Sarcoma Awareness Week in 2019 with Odd Socks Round and the Annual Kalin Foley Cup.

WA Football’s involvement in WA Sarcoma Awareness Week aims to raise awareness of Sarcomas and raise funds for Sarcoma research in Western Australia. WA Football Read More [+]

District Dreaming 2019

Friday, June 7, 2019 - 1:32 PM

District Dreaming is a celebration of Indigenous Culture and an acknowledgement of the contributions from both Aboriginal and non-Aboriginal Australians to our great game of Australian Rules football. It is also an opportunity to continue reinforcement of positive game environments, provide a history of aboriginal culture, and an opportunity to integrate the community through football.

The carnival is in its eleventh year and was the initiative of Read More [+]

Coach Education

Friday, June 7, 2019 - 11:05 AM

The last fortnight has brought some exciting experiences for the coaches of the Northern Conference. There were two AFL WCE Master Classes Held within our conference.

Gain Bell presented at West Perth FC on the “Why” of coaching and how you can discover your “Why” to help improve your coaching experience for not only yourself but the kids you are coaching.

Nathan an Berlo and Daniel Pratt presented at Subiaco FC on Game Day coaching Read More [+]

2019 Volunteer of the Year Awards - NOMINATIONS NOW OPEN

Monday, May 20, 2019 - 2:15 PM

On Monday 20th May, coinciding with National Volunteers Week, the Volunteer of the Year Awards were launched by the WA Football Commission. The Volunteer of the Year Awards provide a fantastic opportunity to celebrate the amazing work done by football volunteers all around the country and to recognise their incredible achievements and service to the game.

The WAFC, in conjunction with the AFL, will be presenting awards to volunteers in the following categories:

Coaching Corner Update

Friday, May 17, 2019 - 11:53 AM

What a magnificent start to the Junior footy we have had. Coaches are as a whole, really starting to embrace the player centred model and working towards a better learning and participation environment for all of our players involved.

The weekend just past was a great tribute to our umpires, for without them and their great contributions we wouldn’t be able to play. At one of our junior games we also saw a coach show Read More [+]

Footy Fundamentals - We're Back For Term 2

Thursday, May 9, 2019 - 1:43 PM

Our popular Footy Fundamentals program is off to a flying start for Term 2!

Footy Fundamentals is a carefully planned and structured AFL program, which encourages your active two – five year old to develop their fundamental movement skills in a fun and safe environment, incorporating AFL Football, using multi-sport equipment.

Each week, children will focus on one or a set of movement skills, and play fun team-work based games.

Our Term 2 program includes Read More [+]

Thank and Respect The Umpire Round

Wednesday, May 8, 2019 - 10:24 AM

In response to the incident involving a Junior Umpire last weekend, the WAFC is promoting ‘Thank & Respect the Umpire Round’ this weekend.
 
We are requesting that all coaches address their playing group pre-game and explain that they will be thanking and respecting the umpires for the integral role that they play in our game.

Please ensure that you acknowledge the umpire and shake their hand in front of your players and spectators Read More [+]

Don't Steal Our Kids Reps

Thursday, May 2, 2019 - 10:38 AM

The WAFC and Subiaco District are always on the look out for new and exciting research or articles to help us grow the best possbile experience for our kids. Our staff are always busy researching how to help educate Coaches, Parents and Volunteers to help them best serve thier young athletes in Junior Footy. Below is an article written by John O'Sulivan from the Changing the Game Project. John has spent considereable time researching and Read More [+]

The School Holiday Clinic Returns!

Thursday, April 11, 2019 - 4:41 PM

It's that time of the year again!  The AFL season is underway, Term 1 is coming to a close and the school holidays are fast approaching. 

The Subiaco Lions School Holiday Clinic will take place  on Wednesday, 17th April, in partnership with the Subiaco and Claremont Football Clubs. The clinic is open to boys and girls of any skill level. Our coaches place an emphasis on maximising fun and skill development, so bring your friends along and get Read More [+]