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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Ultra professional Pullman retires having given career his all

Monday, November 13, 2017 - 4:42 PM - by Chris Pike

LEADERSHIP came naturally to Josh Pullman from the moment he captained Swan Districts to a colts premiership to the past two years as a key defender with South Fremantle, and coaching is something he will pursue one day but not immediately as he announces his WAFL retirement.

Pullman has announced his retirement from the WAFL having told his South Fremantle teammates at the WJ Hughes Medal night to ensure he could tell the group together for their one last official gathering for 2017.

Whether playing as a key forward or the last two years down back, Pullman has been the ultimate professional doing the utmost to get the best out of himself and his teammates along the way both on and off the field.

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Senior coach Todd Curley re-signs until end of 2019

Friday, November 10, 2017 - 2:17 AM - by Chris Pike

SOUTH Fremantle senior coach Todd Curley has extended his contract for the next two seasons keeping him at the helm of the Bulldogs at least until the end of the 2019 WAFL season.

Curley took over the helm at Fremantle Community Bank Oval as senior coach at the beginning of the 2015 WAFL seasons with the Bulldogs having not played finals at league level since 2011.

Following a year of building and development in 2015 where there were plenty of encouraging signs, the past two seasons have been tremendous for South Fremantle with Curley in charge.

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Bulldogs announce string of re-signings for 2018

Tuesday, November 7, 2017 - 4:00 PM - by Chris Pike

THE commitment and desire of the South Fremantle playing group to build and improve on two successive WAFL preliminary final appearances has been shown with six players re-signing including two past WJ Hughes Medal winners.

A big key to South Fremantle's success the past two seasons in winning 31 of 40 home and away season games and then making the preliminary final on both occasions has been the stability of the playing squad.

There was minimal turnover between the 2016 and 2017 seasons aside from the returns of Cory Dell'Olio and Jarrod Garlett, and emerging ruckman Jake Solomon who had an injury-interrupted campaign.

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South Fremantle Women's Football Club - Positions available

Monday, October 30, 2017 - 5:28 PM

SOUTH Fremantle Women's Football Club has four positions available ahead of the 2018 Mundella WA Women's Football League season.

The South Fremantle Women's Football Club is looking for expressions of interests for the positions of league coach, reserves coach, assistant coaches and strength and conditioning coach heading towards the 2018 season.

See below for a full rundown on the positions of head coach and reserves coach. Contact the club for more details on the assistant coaches and strength and conditioning coach positions. 

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