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WAFLW: Subiaco’s Indigenous guernsey shows club and cultural history

Monday, May 30, 2022 - 11:00 AM - by Matt Paddick

Subiaco will proudly wear an Indigenous guernsey designed by one of the team’s own.

Iesha Farmer comes from a family with a long history of football, including two of her uncles in former AFL talent Jeff, and former Subiaco Lion Allistair Pickett.

The Subiaco WAFLW player practises art when she’s not running out in the maroon and gold, and was appreciative of the club in how they approached the round.

“It was nice of them Read More [+]

WAFLW: Lions brave, but fall to ladder-leading Sharks

Monday, May 30, 2022 - 10:46 AM - by Matt Paddick

Subiaco were on a mission to get the four points away from home, but fell by 50 points against a classy Sharks outfit on Sunday May 29.

A scoreless opening term from the Lions allowed East Fremantle to gain the lead early.

From there they didn’t look back, taking the 9.9 (63) to 2.1 (13) victory against a brave Subiaco.

The defence never gave in, with Jaime Rust (18 disposals) and Madison Dodd (15 disposals) Read More [+]

WAFL: Fighting Lions go down swinging at the WACA

Monday, May 30, 2022 - 10:41 AM - by Matt Paddick

Subiaco fought, but were ultimately outplayed by East Fremantle, falling by 44 points at the WACA Ground on Saturday May 28.

An even first term had the game in the balance, but a goalless second term from the Lions gave the Sharks an opportunity to build their lead, which they took full advantage of. 

East Fremantle were potent up forward when the game was there to be won, taking out the 13.12 (90) to 6.10 Read More [+]

From Esperance to Subiaco: Tholstrup continues his rise

Friday, May 27, 2022 - 1:49 PM - by Matt Paddick

Stepping up to the mark and excelling appears to be in the DNA of Esperance product Koltyn Tholstrup.

Although just 16-years-old, the key forward is making a name for himself at Colts level, with 15 goals to his name and averaging 16 disposals across five matches this season.

His strong marking ability and his accuracy by foot caught the eye of state selectors, where he was named in WA’s under 18s squad.

Tholstrup told Read More [+]

WAFL: Round Six Match Preview vs East Fremantle

Friday, May 27, 2022 - 11:49 AM - by Matt Paddick

Subiaco will feature in the first League football match at the WACA Ground since before the start of the millennium when they take on East Fremantle on Saturday May 28. 

1994 was the last time the WAFL was played at the ground, while the last time the Lions played there, it was an elimination final victory over Swan Districts.

It’s set to be a tough contest, with both teams looking to keep their winning momentum Read More [+]

WAFLW: Round 15 Match Preview vs East Fremantle

Friday, May 27, 2022 - 11:46 AM - by Matt Paddick

Subiaco will have their biggest test of this season to date, when they take on the Sharks at New Choice Homes Park on Sunday May 29.

It will be a heated contest when the Lions look to continue their winning streak against top of the ladder East Fremantle.

Percentage is the only thing separating the Lions from a spot in the top four, as the regular season nears its end.


Subiaco have made it Read More [+]

Reserves and Colts Round Five Recap

Tuesday, May 24, 2022 - 4:48 PM - by Matt Paddick


Subiaco are back on track in the reserves, taking a 36-point win over Swan Districts at Leederville Oval on Sunday May 22.

The Lions looked in control early, with Lewis Putt kicking the first goal of the match seven minutes into the game.

They kept the Swans to just three points at quarter time, giving Subiaco a 12-point lead.

Unfortunately for the Lions, their accuracy in front of goal robbed them of the chance Read More [+]

WAFL: Subiaco prevail in Kalgoorlie thriller

Tuesday, May 24, 2022 - 9:13 AM - by Matt Paddick

Subiaco have staged a remarkable come from behind victory, winning by 14 points against Swan Districts in Kalgoorlie on Saturday May 21.

Down by 20 points at the start of the last, it was fitting the local product Ryan Borchet had a big influence, kicking two goals to get the Lions back into the game.

From there, the experienced Ben Sokol stood up, kicking the next three goals of the match to get Subiaco in Read More [+]

WAFLW: Lions keep momentum going with win over Falcons

Tuesday, May 24, 2022 - 8:52 AM - by Matt Paddick

Subiaco have continued their recent form, with a 35-point win over West Perth at Leederville Oval on Sunday May 22.

In wet conditions, Subiaco weathered the early flurry from the Falcons and dominated from there.

Their effort and intensity kept West Perth scoreless from the second term onwards, leading them to the 6.6 (42) to 1.1 (7) win.

The conditions suited Jayme Harken, who was in the thick of the contest all day with a Read More [+]

WAFL: Round Five Match Preview vs Swan Districts

Friday, May 20, 2022 - 4:25 AM - by Matt Paddick

Subiaco will be looking for a strong performance when they head to Kalgoorlie to take on Swan Districts on Saturday May 21.

It’s the first time in eight years the Lions will head to the footy-rich town, where they will look to continue their momentum from round four.

It’s been a happy hunting ground for Subiaco, winning five of their six appearances there to date.


Subiaco had a tough few opening matches, and were Read More [+]