East Fremantle: WA Police to hit the track for Con Regan Memorial Football Game


Constable Natasha Haynes and Senior Sergeant Brad Warburton. Picture: Jon Hewson www.communitypix.com.au d475065
Constable Natasha Haynes and Senior Sergeant Brad Warburton. Picture: Jon Hewson www.communitypix.com.au d475065

WA Police will wear a uniform of a different kind when they take to East Fremantle Oval for the 11th Annual Con Regan Memorial Football Game.

After raising more than $14,500 for WA Police Legacy last year, this year’s Con Regan game is expected to be bigger and better with a women’s match on the program for the first time.

Fremantle Police Senior Sergeant Brad Warburton said officers from the South Metropolitan police district would take on the WA Police All Stars for both games.

“Over 50 male players are involved in playing in the men’s game and over 40 women have shown interest in the inaugural women’s game,” he said.

“Last year we raised $14,509.75 for WA Police Legacy bringing the total raised over the last 10 years to nearly $80,000.

“We are hoping to raise more funds and the donations from the community demonstrate the overwhelming support for this event and we are on target to raise another large amount.

“Support WA Police Legacy and get involved with your local police community.”

The Con Regan Memorial Football Game is at East Fremantle Oval on October 27, with the women’s match from 5pm and the men’s from 6pm.

Who was Con Regan?

Con Regan was a police officer turned footballer who played more than 250 games for East Fremantle in the ‘50s and ‘60s.

He was the first team manager for the Fremantle Dockers.

He passed away in 2007 age 72 while on a cruise in Canada.

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