Champion of the Week

Country Football WA Champion of the Week

WeChad+Brent Wacfst Coast Poly is proud to announce a further extension to its 15 year partnership with Country Football WA.

We have worked with the team at Country Football WA to redefine what this award means. We hope to put a spotlight on the ‘champions’ in our rural communities that play an important role throughout the WA country football community. This is a formal opportunity to shine a light on those individuals who go above and beyond to support their club, on and off the field.

West Coast Poly CEO, Stephen Thompson is thrilled to be partnering with country football once more.

“Here at West Coast Poly we are proud and excited to be the sponsor of Country Footy WA’s Champion of the Week,” Mr Thompson said.

“Whether they are on the field, or off the field, each local footy club in WA has their own champions that embody community spirit and commitment, that help their local footy club thrive.”

“A lot of our staff come from the country, so we know how important country footy clubs are to the community. They are the hub and beating pulse of each town.”
“It’s important that they are supported and highlighted for the tremendous good they do in the community, it’s why we have been sponsoring Country Footy WA for over 15 years.”

The new award will see country clubs and communities nominate their West Coast Poly Champion of the Week, with the winner receiving a $50 SportsPower voucher.
Each weekly ’champion’ will then go in the running to be named the West Coast Poly Champion of the Year, to be awarded at the 2024 WAFL Grand Final.
In addition, the West Coast Poly Champion of the Year will receive a WAFL Grand Final Experience as well as a Josh Kennedy signed eagles jersey and Josh Kennedy signed footballs, for their club.

WAFC Executive Manager Country Football, Facilities and Affiliates, Brent Hedley said this partnership extension and refocus is a testament to the ongoing commitment from West Coast Poly to the health of regional WA.

“Country Football WA is thrilled to extend its partnership with West Coast Poly,” Mr Hedley said.

“Country football is the lifeblood of local communities. Volunteers and players play pivotal roles in sustaining the vibrant football culture we cherish.”

“The West Coast Poly Champion of the Week is the perfect way to shine a light on those ‘champions’ within regional WA.”
“Country Football WA’s vision is to ensure that communities are thriving through football.”

Nominations will open from Monday 29th April. Click here for more information, or to nominate please click here.

Weekly Prizes

  • Winner of Champion of the Week to receive $50 SportsPower voucher
  • Recognised on social media

Champion of the Year Prizes

  • A WAFL Grand Final Experience

Prizes for the Champion’s Club

  • Signed Josh Kennedy Eagles Jersey and Footballs (great for fundraising)
  • Trophy

How to Nominate

Each week you can nominate a member of your club that is a ‘champion’ in your rural footy club. They can be for those on field or off field, so whether they kicked a bag on field, or helped out so the club ran smoothly off field, we want to recognise your champions!
Nominate your champion each Monday at the Country Football WA website here

Champion Of The Week Nominate Now

2024 Champion of the Week

West Coast Poly Champion Of The Week - Round 4 - Garret Greenham

Garret Greenham – Burracoppin Football Club

West Coast Poly Champion of the Week  // Round 4 – Garret Greenham

Garret has been involved with the Burracoppin Football Club for the last decade and during that time he has been a player, a member of the committee, volunteered behind the scenes, and has worked tirelessly to ensure the Club’s survival. Of the past 4 years he has stepped into the role of President where he has led the Cats from near extinction to a healthy, sustainable, proactive, financial enterprise.

Garret took on the role of presidency at a time when the Club was struggling with numbers (both playing and supporting) and in a bit of a lull. He put his hand up when no one else wanted to, and worked hard to engage our local community to boost participation both on and off the field. He is an avid supporter of junior sport and developing grass-roots talent, and is passionate about building a Club culture that is safe, welcoming and inclusive.

Garret is a popular member within the Cattery. He has a passion for our Club like no other and dedicates copious hours to ensuring everything runs smoothly. He is our tech guru when we need him and has boosted our social media profile by 1000%.

Other achievements include the incorporation of 4 netball teams under the Burracoppin umbrella, working with the committee to make our 100 year celebration a success, and completing compliance training and workshops to ensure our Club is well governed and organised.

Whilst Garret has a young family and works shift-work, his dedication to the Cattery is unquestionable. He devotes endless hours to ensuring our Club runs smoothly, and is always available to mentor and support younger committee members and players.

We are grateful for Garret’s ongoing contribution to the Burracoppin Football Club and believe he is a worthy candidate for the Champion of the Week award.

West Coast Poly Champion Of The Week - Round 2 - Jordan Strahan

Jordan Strahan – Harvey Bulls Football Club

Champion of the Week – Round 2 goes to Jordan Strahan of the Harvey Bulls Football Club, South West Football League.
Jordan Strahan was sensational on the weekend, kicking nine of Harvey Bulls eleven goals as they won their first game of the season.

West Coast Poly Champion Of The Week - Round 1 - Chloe Seivwright - Esperance District Football Association

Chloe Seivwright – Ports Football Club Esperance

Chloe Seivwright from the Ports Football Club Esperance is our very first Champion of the week!

Chloe won Best on Ground for ANZAC Round on the weekend and is putting in the hard work and committing to extra training sessions including heading to Perth for footy trips.

She was Runner up Fairest and Best last season for Ports women’s team at 17 and is a player to look out for this year down in the Esperance District Football Association.
Congratulations Chloe!