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New Season, New Brand for Metro Central

Monday, April 25, 2022 - 6:42 PM

The Metro Central region has undergone many changes over the past few seasons, but none more important than this season. The Metro Central board recently voted for an official name change for all media and social media accounts. 

The old dated 'WAFC Metro Central' brand will now become 'Metro Central Junior Football Conference'.

RDC Chairperson Travis Burrows said 'This is a significant decision to ensure the region Read More [+]

Metro Central Stage A Night to Remember

Tuesday, September 7, 2021 - 11:01 PM

Metro Central Stage A Night to Remember 

The Central Conference community came together on Monday Night for the 2021 Best and Fairest Medal showcase at the spectacular Heath Ledger Theatre in Perth.

Over 480 club participants, volunteers and spectators attended the night of nights, where the conference celebrated the top three players in each division across the zone this season.

The night was hosted by WAFC Auskick Read More [+]

Volunteers The Focus in Metro Central

Tuesday, June 8, 2021 - 2:45 PM

The WAFC Central Conference League staged the first ever social Footy Carnival exclusively for Junior Club Volunteers last Friday Night. 

Over 150 volunteers assembled at Lightning Park in Noranda for this inaugural event, which featured teams representing their Junior Club in a special AFL 9’s format carnival. 

The skill level was questionable, the jumpers were stuck on tight, but that didn’t stop our volunteers stepping out onto the field and playing Read More [+]

Royals District, East Perth FC and WAFC Unite for Delegates Meeting

Wednesday, March 3, 2021 - 4:48 PM


The WAFC, Royals District, East Perth Football Club and 8 Junior Clubs united together on Wednesday, 24th February to discuss a range of community and competition outcomes relevant to the 2021 season.

Chaired by Royals Junior Club Representative Shaun Hughes, this was the first delegates meeting within the Royals District for over 16 months.

The event was attended by key WAFC Royals District staff, along with East Perth FC Football Manger Warren Parker. Warren Parker discussed Read More [+]

District Seeking Match Day Volunteers

Tuesday, March 2, 2021 - 3:43 PM


The Royals District are looking for enthusiastic volunteers to support the WAFC Metro Central Conference in delivering positive game day environments throughout our junior community football competitions.

As a volunteer you will have the opportunity to meet new people as well as exposing yourself to the football industry. If you have a keen interest in AFL with good communication and people skills, we are keen to hear from you.

Our volunteers will support us Read More [+]

New Presidents Welcomed for 2021 Season

Friday, February 19, 2021 - 4:33 PM

Presidents Welcomed for 2021 Season.

WAFC Royals District staff in partnership with the Metro Central RDC board collaborated on a Presidents Induction night earlier this week.

Over 25 new and existing Junior Club Presidents attended the event, which was held on Tuesday, 16th February.

The President Induction night was a concept initiated by the RDC, as a result of 12 new Presidents joining the Conference in 2021.

District staff were on hand to present a Read More [+]

Year 7’s Included in Best and Fairest Votes for the First Time

Thursday, February 11, 2021 - 3:10 PM

The WAFC Central Conference & Royals District is pleased to inform community football stakeholders of a positive by-law change which includes all Year 7 Competitions into the Best and Fairest Vote counts.

In previous years, children in Year 7 competitions were exempt from competition vote counts due to age restrictions.

This by-law change has been adopted across all Metro Junior competitions to ensure competition consistency across WA.

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Royals District Locks in School Football Dates for 2021

Wednesday, February 10, 2021 - 3:34 PM


The WAFC District staff today announced the dates of this year’s School Carnival and Competitions, which features an additional 2 Fruit and 5 Veg ‘Play AFL’ event for Primary School students. 

As a region, these Term 1 and early Term 2 carnivals act as a perfect recruitment tool for the 2021 Junior Football Season.

WAFC Royals District Development Officer Hayden Cobley said “We’re pleased to announce our Read More [+]

Royals District Schools Return for 2021

Monday, February 8, 2021 - 12:50 PM


The WAFC Metro Central region would like to wish all students starting their first day of school for 2021 all the very best.

There are currently 52  Primary and 18 Secondary Schools within the East Perth zone, with a majority involved in intra school and interschool football competitions and programs. 

WAFC Royals District Development Officer Hayden Cobley said “We’re thrilled to see the kids return to school within the Read More [+]

Junior Clubs Set All Time Registration Records

Tuesday, February 2, 2021 - 8:11 AM


Clubs across the Central Conference have been working hard during the Summer to promote early registrations for the 2021 season.

The WAFC set up a competition to track early registrations in late 2020, with a number of clubs within the Demons, Royals and Swans zones achieving extremely positive results.

Year to Date participation records have been smashed by those clubs eagerly promoting their 2021 season.

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