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

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

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

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

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Brendon Simpson Elected New Country Football WA President
Mon, October 9, 2023 - 12:34 PM

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

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

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

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

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

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Players' Mental Health Benefits from Playing Football
Tue, August 8, 2023 - 8:15 AM

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

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2023 WA Football Facility of the Year Award
Tue, July 4, 2023 - 3:20 PM

Nominations for the inaugural West Australian Football Facility Award is now open. The newly created annual Award recognises best practice in community football facility development across the state. The award aims to promote and celebrate the provision of well positioned, welcoming, accessible, fit for purpose football facilities that support our growing game’s strategic priorities. Western Australia’s winning project will be nominated for the National AFL Ken Gannon Community Football Facilities Awards. To be eligible the

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WACFL launches new WA Footy Wellbeing Hub
Mon, June 12, 2023 - 1:26 PM

WA Country Football League (WAFCL) is excited to launch the WA Footy Wellbeing Hub, an initiative aimed at promoting mental health and wellbeing among football players and fans across Western Australia. This initiative is derived from the Department of Justice’s Criminal Confiscation Grants Program and WACFL’s renewed partnership with Healthway for the Think Mental Health program in 2022. Healthway Acting CEO Julia Knapton said the Wellbeing Hub is the latest step forward in its partnership

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2023 Think Mental Health Round & WA Footy Wellbeing Hub Launch
Wed, June 7, 2023 - 8:35 PM

In 2019, the WA Country Football League (WACFL) entered a partnership with Healthway to promote the Mental Health Commission’s (MHC) Think Mental Health campaign to support a comprehensive approach to improve mental health and wellbeing outcomes in regional communities. As the hub of the community, WACFL clubs have been identified as prime settings to deliver health initiatives, as the opportunity to connect with players, volunteers or spectators is proven to have a positive impact on

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Notice of SGM and Nominations to the Board
Tue, May 23, 2023 - 9:14 PM

Please find listed below details for the WA Country Football League Special General Meeting When:                  THURSDAY 6 JULY 2023 Venue:                 Mineral Resources Park, 42 Bishopsgate St , LATHLAIN Time:                    4.30pm   The SGM will provide an opportunity for attendance virtually. Details relating to this will be communicated to the Leagues closer to the meeting date. It is extremely important that your League is represented on this day (i.e. by the President or Administrator or Board Members); a reminder

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