Swans open their doors!

Wednesday, June 24, 2020 - 5:37 PM - by Matt Ogg

Today saw the Swan Districts Football Club opened their doors to those who are struggling in the community, as part of their ‘Feed a Need’ initiative.

Every Wednesday morning from 8:30am-9:30am, anyone who is hungry around Perth is invited to Steel Blue Oval to enjoy some warm food, a drink and a place to socialise with staff, volunteers and other community members.

After Ross Leipold, the Swan Districts Operations Manager, Read More [+]

Round 1 comes early to Steel Blue Oval

Tuesday, June 23, 2020 - 11:13 AM - by Matthew Ogg

The start date for the 2020 Optus WAFL Premiership Season has been brought forward to July 18 following yesterday’s State Government announcement that COVID-19 group gathering restrictions are scheduled to be completely lifted on this date.

WAFC Executive Manager - WAFL & Football Operations Scott Baker said that the State Government announcement paved the way for WAFL and WAFLW Read More [+]

Steel Blue to turn black and white again this season!

Monday, June 22, 2020 - 5:12 PM - by Matt Ogg

Premier Mark McGowan has detailed the next step of the WA roadmap out of COVID-19 restrictions, with the state moving into phase 4 from Saturday, June 27.

In great news for the Swan Districts Football Club, this including supporters now being able to attend WAFL and WAFLW games once again.

With a shortened season that will see the male teams play each club just once, Read More [+]

Swans Community Brekky

Thursday, June 18, 2020 - 2:40 PM

Riggs adds another feather to his cap in 2020

Tuesday, June 16, 2020 - 3:42 PM - by Matt Ogg

There isn’t much Matt Riggio hasn’t achieved in his footy career to date;

  • Drafted and played in the AFL,
  • 2-time Swan Districts best & fairest winner,
  • Premiership player,
  • Swan Districts co-captain,
  • Dual WA state representative,
  • Swan Districts life member, and
  • Soon to be 200 gamer at the club

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Roebourne High School experiences a sea of colour

Monday, June 15, 2020 - 9:56 AM - by Matt Ogg

Is there anything better than trying to complete an obstacle course while getting pelted head to toe with an array of different coloured powders?

This is what the students at Roebourne High School experienced last Friday as part of their in-school Colour Run.

Organised by Swans Development Officer Matt Lorne and the Girls Academy Roebourne Team the course was split into four sections, comprising of;

Swans community programs upskilling local youth in Perth

Tuesday, June 9, 2020 - 2:39 PM - by Matt Ogg

Sometimes all it takes is an example to change someone’s life for the better.

The Swan Districts Community team understands the significance of this truth as they look to be role models in the lives of young people throughout the community.

The Department of Justice through the Criminal Property Grants Program supports Swan Districts to deliver a Mentoring and Leadership program throughout the Eastern Corridor for young people. Read More [+]

‘Feed a Need’, take two!

Saturday, June 6, 2020 - 11:08 AM - by Matt Ogg

March 2020 saw the Swan Districts Football Club prepared to open their doors to the homeless and hungry around Perth, providing them with warm food, a cool drink and a place to socialise with staff, volunteers and other community members who were doing it tough.

But before this powerful initiative could get off the ground, it was shut down due to the worldwide Coronavirus pandemic.

2 months on, Read More [+]

Hedland creates a ‘family tree’ for Reconciliation week

Thursday, June 4, 2020 - 11:19 AM - by Matt Ogg

Reconciliation is a journey for all Australians, and can only occur as individuals, families, communities and organisations continue to work together as a nation. As we strive towards a more just, equitable country, fostering unity and mutual respect will help us all come together and connect with one another.

National Reconciliation Week is a time for all Australians to learn about shared histories, cultures, and achievements, and Read More [+]

We have Bouncedown!

Wednesday, May 27, 2020 - 12:46 PM - by Matt Ogg

Logistics and details on how the 2020 Optus WAFL and WAFLW Premiership Seasons will kick off have been revealed, after the West Australian Football Commissions board meeting last night, Tuesday May 26.

With all clubs, players, coaches, support staff and umpires showing flexibility in these unprecedented times, the feeling around the grounds is the same; that the WAFL and WAFLW are bigger than football and play an important part throughout the Read More [+]