East Perth star Paul Johnson's defence of the new AFL alignment system has sparked an ugly WAFL row, with Swan Districts furious over a perceived slur against the club.
Subiaco have appointed Kyal Horsley as the club's new captain despite the former Gold Coast midfielder still recovering from a knee reconstruction.
Sandover Medal prospect Brendan Lee is set to miss the first half of the season after having an operation this week to repair a finger broken in East Perth's last scratch match.
All six new entrances into the redeveloped Claremont Oval will be named after iconic club identities under plans to honour the Tigers' proud history.
WA are preparing to launch an all-out assault on this year's under-18 national championships, and they've brought in some big guns in the coaching department to pave the way.
Imposing big man Jackson Starcevich will play for Claremont this season in his bid to become a mature-age AFL recruit.
Football is back tonight but one of the game's best-known voices will be missing.
Jack Martin may weigh less than 80kg, but he won't let that stop him from taking on Richmond's biggest bodies when he runs out for Gold Coast tomorrow, according to 2013 Rising Star winner Jaeger O'Meara.
East Perth president Bronte Howson has urged a return to an eight-team WAFL competition to help ensure the league's longevity.
West Perth and South Fremantle may have been separated by considerable distance on the 2013 premiership ladder but there was little to split their dire financial performances last year.
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