WAFL players to wear blue this weekend to honour prostate cancer victims

Goal umpires confer in blue.
Goal umpires confer in blue.

WAFL players will wear blue armbands this Saturday in honour of men who have died from prostate cancer.

It is the fourth year the WA Football Commission has joined with the Prostate Cancer Foundation of Australia to host the Know Your Score Men’s Health Round.

Before the bounce at the Subiaco-East Fremantle televised game at Leederville Oval, 300 balloons will be released to honour the 300 men in WA who die from the cancer each year.

The umpires at the Leederville clash will wear blue shirts.

Know Your Score ambassador Glen Jakovich said it was crucial men kept on top of their health.

Fixtures:

Subiaco v East Fremantle – Leederville Oval, 1.40pm
Perth v Peel Thunder – Lathlain Park, 2.15pm
South Fremantle v East Perth – Fremantle Oval, 2.15pm
West Perth v Claremont – Arena Joondalup, 2.15pm

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