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PFL Announce 2024 State Coaches
Wed, May 22, 2024 - 3:45 PM

The Perth Football League is delighted to announce the appointment of Craig White and Steph Walding as Head Coaches of the 2024 Men’s and Women’s State Teams. Curtin Uni Wesley’s A Grade Head Coach Craig White will take charge of the Men’s State side for a second year in a row when they take on the Victorian Amateur Football Association (VAFA) on 7 July in Perth. White was named PFL Coach of the Year in 2022 and has

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Embracing Community Football: A Conversation with Amy Markusic
Wed, May 8, 2024 - 9:25 AM

Amy is not just your typical community football umpire; she's a devoted mother, a long-time (25 years) volunteer bush firefighter, and an integral part of the local community football scene. With over two decades of experience, Amy brings a unique perspective and unwavering passion to every Perth Football League match she officiates. When asked what inspired her into umpiring, Amy refers to a game during her playing career where she felt the standard wasn’t quite

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Having seen 53 years of community football, Noel Edgar shares his story
Wed, April 17, 2024 - 3:45 PM

The Perth Football League fosters a community like no other. Our game features people from all walks of life, providing an environment that many call home. A huge and important part of our great game are the umpires who turn up week in week out, some for many decades. One such umpire has turned out for a massive 53 years seeing many changes over his journey.  Noel Edgar shared his story with the PFL to

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PFL Promotes Positive Game Day Behaviour for the 2024 Season
Fri, April 5, 2024 - 2:20 PM

The Perth Football League is gearing up for the 2024 season with a strong emphasis on supporting positive game day behaviour. Under the overarching theme of "Respect the Call," the league aims to curb umpire abuse and create a more inclusive and welcoming environment for players, officials and spectators alike. Acknowledging the integral role umpires play in the game, the league is set to implement two key initiatives throughout the season. The first initiative, aptly named

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New Reserves Grade Introduced to PFL Toyota A Grade Women's Competition
Thu, March 28, 2024 - 2:57 PM

Women’s footy in the Perth Football League has taken a significant stride forward with the introduction of the Toyota A Grade Reserves, aimed at providing enhanced opportunities for players and clubs alike. This move comes in consultation with PFL clubs, particularly those with two women's teams expressing a desire for their teams to be aligned on game day. With 68 women's teams set to participate in the upcoming season, this development marks a pivotal moment

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Sullivan Logistics on the ball
Thu, March 28, 2024 - 9:25 AM

Footballs across the Perth Football League will have a fresh look in 2024 with a new logo appearing on match-balls in all 32 grades. The PFL are delighted to confirm a new partnership with one of WA's leading logistics providers, which will see them as the League's Official Ball Partner for the 2024 and 2025 PFL seasons. Born and raised in WA, Sullivan Logistics owner Tim Sullivan said he will always endeavour to support the community

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The PFL's Business Lunch is Back!
Mon, March 25, 2024 - 10:25 AM

Purchase your table by Friday 3 May to be in the draw to win 2x AFL Grand Final tickets* To secure tickets, please complete the following form for either Member Club or Corporate & Individual tickets: *must purchase a table of 10 to go into the draw for the Grand Final tickets What: PFL's Business Lunch Where: BelleVue Ballroom 2, Perth Convention Centre When: Friday, May 17 – 1pm-4pm Enquiries can be directed to   Following the success

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2024 PFL Season Fixtures
Tue, March 19, 2024 - 11:25 AM

The Perth Football League has today released the full fixtures for the 2024 Season, with the Toyota Men's, Toyota Women's and EGT Colts competitions to commence on Saturday 6 April. Please note that all fixtures are subject to change. 72 clubs will participate this season with 309 teams competing across 32 grades. 2652 games have been fixtured for the 2024 home-and-away season across all grades with 183 Senior Mens, 68 Womens, 58 Colts and 13 Integrated teams taking to the field. The Toyota Men's and EGT Colts grades will play an 18-round season, while the

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PFL Adopts New Concussion Protocols
Tue, March 12, 2024 - 12:45 PM

As a community football league, the Perth Football League is determined to ensure a safe playing environment for all our members and are committed to be at the forefront of implementing measures that address the risks of concussion. The PFL acknowledges and adopts the Australian Sports Commission (ASC) update to the concussion protocols, increasing the return to play period for a concussed player to a minimum of 21 days provided they get medical clearance. This

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Perth Football League AGM Sets Stage for Exciting Changes
Thu, February 29, 2024 - 10:45 AM

Monday 26 February marked a pivotal night for the Perth Football League (PFL) as the league’s clubs were invited to the 2024 Annual General Meeting (AGM) and Season Preview at Claremont Football Club which unfolded with promises of continuity and innovation. The AGM saw the reappointment of two board members, Matt Grant and Jim Malone, signalling a commitment to stability and experience within the league's leadership. PFL CEO Andrew Dawe and President Sam Birmingham were strong on the

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