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Round 1 Preview v Subiaco

Saturday, March 18, 2017 - 1:49 AM - by Chris Pike

SOUTH Fremantle developed plenty in 2016, have added some handy pieces over summer and now look to get the 2017 WAFL season off to a perfect start hosting Subiaco at Fremantle Community Bank Oval on Saturday.

A full day of action is planned for Round 1 at Fremantle Community Bank Oval as well. The 16s will play at 9am, the colts at 11am, the reserves 1.30pm and then the league game bounces down at 4.15pm.

South Fremantle is coming off its first finals appearance since 2011 last year and winning its first final of any kind since the 2009 grand final.

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Higgo's Heroes is back for 2017

Wednesday, March 15, 2017 - 8:26 PM - by Chris Pike

WE are delighted to announce that the WAFL's hottest program Higgo's Heroes is back for 2017 with South Fremantle ruckman Brock Higgins delving deep inside the Bulldogs with all the hard-hitting questions for his star-studded line-up of guests.

Higgo's Heroes had big shoes to fill in 2016 taking over from the supremely popular and successful Whitey's Whispers that had been hosted by Bulldogs legend, 192-game dual premiership player Craig White.

His retirement following the 2015 season might have been significantly easier to replace on the field than it proved to be off it with the hard-working Whitey's Whispers production team suddenly left without a host.

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Curley impressed by hungry, motivated Bulldogs coming into 2017

Wednesday, March 15, 2017 - 5:07 PM - by Chris Pike

SOUTH Fremantle coach Todd Curley has been impressed with the way his playing group has tackled pre-season on the back of a finals appearance in 2016 and he sees a hunger in them to suggest they are ready to improve further in 2017.

For the first time since 2011, South Fremantle made the WAFL finals in 2016.

Then to start things off won a first final since the 2009 premiership decider by beating West Perth at Fremantle Community Bank Oval in the qualifying final.

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Match Day Info – Round 1

Tuesday, March 14, 2017 - 9:28 AM

SOUTH Fremantle opens its 2017 McDonald's WAFL Premiership Season this Saturday against Subiaco at Fremantle Community Bank Oval with a twilight start time for the league clash of 4.15pm.

The Bulldogs and Lions finished in the top two positions at the end of last year's home and away season before meeting in the second semi-final, and Saturday's clash is sure to be an exciting way to start the 2017 season for both clubs.

It will be the first of a four-game twilight start time trial by the Bulldogs. We are hoping all South Fremantle supporters and members enjoy the chance to either spend the day in Fremantle and cap it off by watching us play, or make a start to their night in the port by heading down to watch the action at Fremantle Community Bank Oval.

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Bulldogs launch season with a bang

Monday, March 13, 2017 - 7:31 PM

SOUTH Fremantle launched the 2017 WAFL season in style on Saturday night with a successful club-wide event at Fremantle Community Bank Oval.

The Bulldogs hosted Claremont in the final round of the WAFL pre-season with the season launch event taking place after South Fremantle's league side remained unbeaten heading into 2017 with an impressive 17.8 (110) to 7.11 (53) victory over the Tigers.

After the hit out, the entire South Fremantle playing group made up of those in the senior and colts program gathered in the Griff John Function Centre to be on hard with a large collection of supporters, members, family and friends.

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Dell'Olio excited yet nervous over return with Bulldogs

Thursday, March 9, 2017 - 7:14 PM - by Chris Pike

THERE might be few people more nervous yet excited come Round 1 than Cory Dell'Olio with the South Fremantle premiership player desperate to be back involved at the Bulldogs after missing all of 2016.

Dell'Olio returned to South Fremantle after playing 16 games in four years at Essendon in 2015 looking to be part of a similar run of success that he had at the Bulldogs prior to his AFL career that included the 2009 premiership.

He had a good first year back in 2015 kicking 33 goals to be the club's leading goalkicker while also playing in Western Australia's state game victory over South Australia.

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Fixture changes hand Bulldogs ANZAC Day, Good Friday home games

Wednesday, March 8, 2017 - 7:49 PM

THERE has been some late changes made to the fixtures for the 2017 McDonald's WAFL Premiership Season that has led to some exciting news for South Fremantle.

The WAFL season will still get underway at Fremantle Community Bank Oval against Subiaco on Saturday March 18, but there are several changes to the fixtures that are sure to prove good news for Bulldogs fans.

The first change to the South Fremantle fixture concerns the Easter Weekend clash with Claremont.

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Bulldogs to launch season in style this Saturday

Monday, March 6, 2017 - 11:37 PM

SOUTH Fremantle will be launching its 2017 WAFL season with a club, player and supporter wide event on Saturday March 11.

This will be a free event and all family and friends associated with the club are encouraged to support this wonderful night to kick start what the club hopes will be another successful season.

This event will be held immediately following South Fremantle’s final pre-season match, a home game against Claremont with the league game set for a 4.15pm start.

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South Fremantle Football Club launches Stephen Michael Foundation

Friday, March 3, 2017 - 4:00 PM

The South Fremantle Football Club is proud to announce the launch of the Stephen Michael Foundation. The Foundation’s objective is to open up opportunities for the youth and young adults in our community and the overall South Fremantle Football Club’s zone, to assist those regardless of colour, ethnic background or social circumstances. We will support them on their football journeys and give them the opportunity to grow as people as well as footballers.

South Fremantle CEO Tom Bottrell said “Stephen Michael is regarded by many as the best player in the club’s history. The fact that he is equally as-good-a person gives fantastic credibility to the Foundation and we are thankful Stephen has agreed to be involved”.

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Bulldogs start pre-season impressively against Royals

Tuesday, February 28, 2017 - 1:12 AM

SOUTH Fremantle took on East Perth in their first official WAFL pre-season matches at Leederville Oval on Saturday with the league, reserves and 16s teams coming away victorious and the colts going down narrowly.

It was the first official hit outs against real opposition for the Bulldogs in 2017 leading up to Round 1 of the McDonald's Premiership Season against Subiaco at Fremantle Community Bank Oval on Saturday March 18.

South Fremantle was impressive as well with the league team beating the Royals 11.8 (74) to 10.6 (66) in a contest featuring two teams who played finals in 2016.

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