20 facts for WAFL Grand Final 131
Wednesday, 23 September 2015
On the eve of the penultimate battle between Subiaco and West Perth we decided to dig up some interesting facts on season 2015 and WAFL Grand Final 131.
Captain Kyal Horsley will lead Subi into his second Grand Final as captain, his fourth overall.
It will be head-coach Jarrad Schofield's second WAFL Grand Final in charge of the Lions. Schofield won the JJ Leonard Medal in 2015 for best WAFL coach.
Subiaco and West Perth have met three times this year. The Lions have won two out of three including the 2nd Semi Final.
Round 4 Subiaco 65 - 45 West Perth
Round 14 West Perth 55 - 45 Subiaco
2nd Semi Final Subiaco 115 - 60 West Perth
The amount of times Subiaco and West Perth have played against each other in a WAFL Grand Final.
Leigh Kitchin has played in every game for Subiaco this year after moving from the Frankston Dolphins, Victoria.
If Subiaco win, it will be the Lions 6th Premiership in a decade.
It will be vice-captain Darren Rumble's 7th WAFL Grand Final appearance equalling Lions champion Ali Pickett.
The amount of times a Subiaco player has won the Simpson Medal for best on ground in a WAFL Grand Final.
Wayde Twomey will play in his fourth Grand Final in his seventh WAFL Season. Twomey has won two premierships (SDFC 2010, SFC 2014)
The amount of times Subiaco have won the Rodriguez Shield for most dominant on-field club. SFC have won it consecutively.
Brett Robinson played 18 games in 2015 despite tearing his plantar fascia (foot) in Round 12. It will also be his 11th WAFL final in total.
The amount of premierships Subiaco has won. Also the amount of players to win a Sandover Medal whilst playing for the club.
The amount of wins the West Perth Football Club recorded in 2015. The Falcons were one of three clubs to manage a win over the Lions this season.
The amount of goals Bernie Naylor medallist Shane Yarran kicked in the first three games of the 2015 season.
Chris Phelan was one of the best on ground in Subiaco's 2014 Premiership and re-affirmed himself as one of the premier WAFL midfielders this season. Phelan is expected to have a big impact on WAFL Grand Final 131.
Scott Hancock has played every game for Subiaco since making the move from East Fremantle over the off-season. He's one of four (Kitchin, Phelan & Lockyer)
The amount of goals Subiaco put past West Perth in the 2nd Semi Final two weeks ago at Medibank Stadium.
West Perth captain Jay Van Berlo #18 will be playing in his second WAFL Grand Final, first as captain.
The amount of fourth quarters Subiaco won in 2015. 19 out of a possible 21.
The amount of goals Sam Menegola kicked in 12 games of football. He also averaged 27 disposals a game.