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Dedication pays off as Kelly prepares for AFL debut

Saturday, March 24, 2018 - 4:20 PM - by Chris Pike

THIS time last year Tim Kelly was preparing for another strong WAFL season with South Fremantle and was a father of one, now all of a sudden the father of three is preparing for his AFL debut with Geelong and it's hard to imagine anyone more deserving.

Kelly came through the ranks at South Fremantle and was part of a successful colts team as a talented junior. He was able to quickly translate that into becoming a regular league player with the Bulldogs by the second half of the 2012 season.

He continued to improve year on year with it a surprise that he hadn’t been put on an AFL list by the time the 2017 season started. But by the finish of last season, Kelly could no longer be ignored having had a simply brilliant season in a Bulldogs team that reached a second straight preliminary final.

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Strzelecki Group re-sign with Bulldogs for further five years

Wednesday, February 28, 2018 - 12:20 PM

South Fremantle Football Club are delighted to announce the re-signing of Strzelecki Group as a Premier Partner for a further 5 years.

Strzelecki Group located in Stirling Highway Nedlands have proudly been partners with the Bulldogs since 2010 and the recent re-signing will see this relationship continue until at least 2023.

Chairman Greg Poland has been a long-time supporter of the Bulldogs and has a long history of community involvement in Western Australia. 

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Dylan Main named South Fremantle captain for 2018

Thursday, February 15, 2018 - 12:58 PM

IT will be the start of a new era at the South Fremantle Football Club in 2018 with the club's longest-serving captain Ryan Cook deciding to stand down and taking over will be Dylan Main with the Bulldogs' leadership group having been decided.

Cook will continue his 138-game career with the Bulldogs in 2018 as he closes in on earning life membership go along with his two WJ Hughes Medal and being a state representative six times, but it won't be as captain.

It brings to an end a remarkable run as skipper for Cook who joined the Bulldogs in 2011 from Collingwood. After that initial season where he claimed the fairest and best award, he was appointed captain in 2012 and remained in that role up until the end of 2017.

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CSJP Accounting wins 2018 Corporate Classic

Tuesday, February 13, 2018 - 8:38 AM

CONGRATULATIONS to our 2018 Corporate Classic winner in CSJP Accounting. We look forward to having you on board this year as naming rights partner on our league & reserves jumpers for the 2018 season. 

The Corporate Classic for 2018 took place on Friday February 9 at Fremantle Community Bank Oval ahead of the 2018 WAFL season.

CSJP Accounting was teh major prize winner with that honour including having their company logo on the back of the league and reserves playing jumpers while also having the logo on the club letterhead, the club's website homepage, ground signage at Fremantle Community Bank Oval and plenty more. That on its own is valued at over $50,000. Read More ...

South Fremantle's 2018 WAFL fixtures announced

Tuesday, December 19, 2017 - 5:14 PM - by Chris Pike
THE 2018 McDonald's WAFL fixtures have been announced with South Fremantle's season starting on Saturday April 7 against Subiaco at Fremantle Community Bank Oval following the Round 1 bye.
Coming off two strong seasons the past two years with South Fremantle making successive preliminary final appearances, the Bulldogs will look to take the next step in 2018 and the path to that is now there with the release of the fixtures.
The 2018 season will be shortened to 21 rounds with every team playing 18 matches down from the 23 rounds and 20 games. Read More ...

Shire of Meekatharra recognised for promoting community sport

Tuesday, December 12, 2017 - 1:07 AM

THE Shire of Meekatharra has excelled in the 2017 Western Australia’s seventh annual Local Government Children’s Environment and Health Policy Awards receiving a commendation for the Environments Promoting Physical Activity category.

The Children’s Environment and Health Policy Awards are presented annually by the Public Health Advocacy Institute of WA, showcasing local government’s progress in creating environments that protect and support the health of children.

The Shire of Meekatharra’s mentoring and promotion of sport in the community has won a commendation in the Environments Promoting Physical Activity category. A partnership formed with the Stephen Michael Foundation offers role modelling and highlights future opportunities to young people through sports.

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Sandover, Hughes Medallist Schloithe re-signs for two years

Friday, December 8, 2017 - 8:16 AM - by Chris Pike

REIGNING Sandover and WJ Hughes Medal winner Haiden Schloithe has put aside the disappointment of missing out on returning to an AFL list by recommitting to South Fremantle and re-signing with the WAFL club for the next two seasons.

Schloithe is coming off an outstanding WAFL season with South Fremantle that saw him end up winning the Sandover Medal, the WJ Hughes Medal, be part of WA's historic state game victory over the VFL in Melbourne and be named to the Team of the Year among other achievements.

He brought up his 100th WAFL game with the Bulldogs in the process and the 24-year-old was seen by many as a great chance to get a look in at AFL level in 2018.

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South Fremantle Football Club Annual Report and Year Book 2017

Tuesday, December 5, 2017 - 1:32 PM - by Chris Pike

THE South Fremantle Football Club has released its Annual Report and Year Book for 2017 to coincide with the Annual General Meeting held at Fremantle Community Bank Oval on Monday December 4.

The Annual Report and Year Book is the official publication produced by the South Fremantle Football Club to commemorate the 2017 WAFL season with all the information any Bulldogs sponsor, member and support requires.

The Annual Report and Year Book includes official reports from President Haydn Raitt, CEO Tom Bottrell, League Coach Todd Curley, Reserves Coach Paul Litherland, Colts Coach Mark Foster, Captain Ryan Cook, Football Manager David Depane, Talent Manager Jason Pedulla, Past Players & Officials President Ray Van Burgel and Treasurer Sal Capolingua.

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South Fremantle announces signing of Nick Suban

Monday, December 4, 2017 - 6:19 PM - by Chris Pike

THE South Fremantle Football Club is excited to announce the signing of 156-game AFL player with the Fremantle Dockers and triple WAFL premiership player Nick Suban for the 2018 WAFL season.

Suban was delisted by Fremantle following the 2017 season bringing an end a 156-match career in the AFL with the Dockers that began in 2009.

He was drafted to Fremantle with selection No. 24 in the 2008 AFL Draft from the North Ballarat Rebels in the TAC Cup.

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Six more key Bulldogs sign on for 2018

Friday, November 17, 2017 - 11:34 AM - by Chris Pike

SOUTH Fremantle's push to remain a WAFL force in 2018 and to attempt to improve on back-to-back preliminary final appearances has continued with the announcement of six more key players re-signing, including five former AFL-listed talents.

Last week the Bulldogs announced that past fairest and best winners Ashton Hams and Shane Hockey along with Marlion Pickett, Blayne Wilson, Steven Edwards and Jacob Dragovich had signed on again to continue with the Bulldogs for the 2018 WAFL season.

The good news has continued following the announcement of a further six players having recommitted to the club.

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