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bensti
Leederville Oval
Leederville Oval is a suburban style WAFL ground situated about two kms North-West of the city centre. For the few VFL supporters who may be flying across for the game (believe it or not quite a few SANFL supporters did last year), the ground can be got to by train from Perth Central station by travelling on the Currambine line which stops at Leederville station. There are three entry gates located at Oxford Street (about 100 metres from the corner of Oxford and Vincent), Vincent Street and Loftus Street (behind the main carpark in the shadow of the scoreboard). The ground is the home of the Subiaco Lions and the East Perth Royals. Both clubs have their own social club, bar and members stand, although the major grandstand is split in two halves (figuratively speaking) and shared by both clubs. Both social club bars will be open on the day and all visitors are welcome. After match presentations take place for all clubs in the WAFL and if there are to be any for this match it will take place in the social club bar of one of the two host clubs. There is also a tin shed style stand (common at WAFL grounds) in the foward pocket at the Northern or technical college end. The outer is currently being redeveloped. The higher parts of the outer grass bank are currently fenced off. The capacity of the ground is temporarily only about 6000. Hopefully, the rain will subside for the game. It has been raining in Perth almost everyday for the last five weeks. Sitting in the outer over that time hasn't been comfortable to say the least. Good luck to all who make the journey across.
NorthPort
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I would love to go... dust off my Big V jumper... unfortunately the cost for a flight to WA aint cheap! btw Bensti... the VFL footy record picked their state team in the Round 11 issue.. you might want to download it to take a look. How many are they talking about getting to the game there?






NorthPort
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The squad gets cut down from the current 42 players.. after Tuesday nights training.. Then the side is trimmed again and named on Thursday night.






bensti
I would hope for about 5000 in attendance. Maybe more if the weather is good (which is hardly ever this season). I can remember seasons past where there would only be say 4 or 5 weekends all season that were wet. I've actually been sunburnt at some WAFL matches in previous years. Rain does put off the punters over here. Even so, 5000 crammed into Leederville will still create a great atmosphere. Like all state league supporters around the country, WAFL fans can be a bit feral, so it will be a feisty afternoon for the Vics unless some expats turn up.