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Tue, November 28, 2023 - 4:01 PM
New Era For Junior Football in WA Regions

An exciting new era will be launched before next season with Country Football WA (CFWA) to support junior football in the regions.    CFWA will oversee all WA Country Football from junior boys and girls to seniors.    An organisational restructure means a newly elected board comprising of representatives from junior and senior leagues will provide a voice for all football in regional WA.    Acquiring junior football by the CFWA will see an increase in members to approximately 24,000, up from the current 12,000.    The move aligns all levels of football in WA to assist the current staffing..

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Mon, November 13, 2023 - 2:08 PM
Burley Sekem Tradition Continues in WA Footy

Burley will continue its long-standing tradition as the official football of Western Australia after signing a new deal with the West Australian Football Commission.    The contract includes competitions across the state such as the WAFL, Juniors, PFL, CFWA, Metro and Masters competitions.    Burley has been the exclusive supplier of footballs to the WAFL since 1921.    WAFC Chief Executive Michael Roberts welcomed the deal, which will be in place for up to five years.    “Burley has been synonymous with football in this state for more than a century and the company aligns with our vision of ensuring..

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Brendon Simpson Elected New Country Football WA President  Country Football WA has unanimously elected a new President and Vice President for the next twelve months.  Brendon Simpson has been elevated to President, with Ian Stanley also nominated unopposed as Vice President at the CFWA Board meeting on Friday, September 15.  CFWA President Brendon Simpson. The Simpson family hails from the wheatbelt town of Quairading.  Brendon has business interests in Kalgoorlie as well as a long-term involvement with the WA Country state team program as a selector.  CFWA Vice President Ian Stanley. Ian is a well-known and long-term senior administrator within..

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Thu, September 28, 2023 - 7:39 AM
Country Football WA Rebrands

The West Australian Country Football League (WACFL) is thrilled to announce its rebranding as Country Football WA, as it proudly marks 50 years of dedication to the sport.   This exciting transformation signals a fresh chapter in the legacy of country football in Western Australia.   With a newly elected Board comprising of representatives from both junior and senior leagues as well as broader regional communities, this rebrand signifies an unwavering commitment to fostering the growth and prosperity of football across regional WA.  The unveiling of this new identity is a testament to the league's deep commitment to the essence..

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Tue, August 22, 2023 - 2:57 PM
It Takes a Village... Breaking Down Barriers...

Something a little different took place at the Denmark Walpole Junior Football Club (DWJFC) in 2023...  Around 65 Auskickers kicked off the season and for the first time in recent history, a notable cohort of players were from Walpole!  Ten Walpole players took part in the year's Auskick program, a tenfold increase from the previous two seasons when only one player from Walpole pulled on the footy boots.   The journey between Walpole and Denmark is a 90-minute round-trip.  In recognition that the weekly travel commitment can be one commitment too many for families already juggling farm duties, other weekend work and parental responsibilities, the..

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A recent report by Country Football WA and The University of Western Australia has found rates in depression and anxiety are increasing among football players but remain lower than non-players. The Get Around Me report initially conducted in 2020 found 14.5 per cent of those who did not play football said their mental health was “worse than last year” compared to 1.5 per cent of football players. As part of the report’s key recommendation, CFWA and UWA ran a follow-up ‘health-check’ survey of country players in 2021 resulting in the Get Around Me 2.0 report. The report, finalised in July..

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