The brother of West Coast Eagles champions Peter, Wally and Phil Matera has hit out against the club over their handling of the AFLW Pride Round guernsey saga.
Both the Eagles and Dockers made a huge sacrifice to relocate to Victoria after round one. But what happens now that the February 5 border reopening date has been scrapped?
Fremantle have flexed their muscles as an AFLW premiership favourite, kicking five unanswered final quarter goals to overrun Richmond by 30 points.
West Coast brought the grunt but Adelaide were all class, the Crows defeating a willing Eagles outfit by 33 points.
West Coast senior coach Michael Prior has apologised to everyone “who was offended by the report” in the West Australian on Friday where he refused to comment on the club’s lack of pride jumper.
West Coast forward Ashlee Atkins will miss Saturday’s clash with Adelaide after being withdrawn due to the AFL’s health and safety protocols.
West Coast have known of concerns around their lack of Pride Round recognition for more than a year ago after being written to by an LGBTQIA+ advocate and club member.
West Coast senior coach Michael Prior has declined to weigh in on the club’s decision not to wear a pride jumper, claiming the issue has been “done to death.”
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Two police officers have joined a footballer’s anti-vaccine lawsuit which, a court has heard, should be heard before the Election by a retired or interstate judge.
West Coast midfielder Maddy Collier has defended the club’s decision to not wear a specially-designed guernsey acknowledging the LGBTQIA+ community for this weekend’s Pride Round.
West Coast fans and gender diversity experts have lashed out at the club after the Eagles defended their decision to be the only AFLW club not to wear a Pride Round themed jumper this weekend.
West Coast will have to take on Adelaide without one of their star midfielders after the club accepted her suspension.
AFLW clubs will wear themed jumpers for Pride Round this weekend. But West Coast will stand out from the pack for the wrong reason.
A raft of charges have been laid in the AFLW after round two. But West Coast’s captain might not be in action after being offered a one-match suspension for rough conduct.
Dana East is taking full advantage of having arguably the AFLW’s best player just a few lockers away.
Kiara Bowers’ apprentice Dana East has passed her first big test after the draftee inspired Fremantle to a 32-point win over Greater Western Sydney at VU Whitten Oval on Sunday.
West Coast have been left scorched by Gold Coast, the Suns kicking five unanswered goals in the final quarter to run out 13 point winners.
West Coast star Dana Hooker insists her shock move to defence isn’t permanent, despite coach Michael Prior saying differently.
Fremantle midfielder Philipa Seth’s AFLW season is in doubt after she remained in Perth to undergo surgery on her right ankle. FULL TEAMS.
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Fremantle ruck Mim Strom wants to test herself against the best of the best and that includes feeding the AFLW’s best midfielder.
Days after doing battle in a heated derby clash, AFLW rivals Fremantle and West Coast will share a charter flight to Melbourne to kick off their interstate road trips.
Fremantle and West Coast will be without their AFLW train-on players for their Victorian hub stint despite the ongoing threat of COVID and injuries decimating playing lists.
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