Playing the odds

West Perth FC will take part in the Sock it to Sarcoma.
West Perth FC will take part in the Sock it to Sarcoma.

WEST Perth Football Club will hit the field at Joondalup Arena in odd socks this Saturday.

The club’s three grades will take part in the Sock it to Sarcoma initiative to help raise awareness and fund medical research into the rare and devastating cancer.

Heading the charge will be Colts player Logan Foley, brother of Kalin Foley, and senior player Bailey Chalmers, who was a friend of Kalin’s.

West Perth senior player Bailey Chalmers, Colts player Logan Foley and Colts captain Koopah Todd will wear odd socks this weekend.

Kalin was diagnosed with the rare rhabdomyosarcoma when he was 12.

He battled the disease for three years but succumbed to the illness in 2014 at age 15.

West Perth takes on East Fremantle on August 3, with the Colts at 9am, Reserves at 11.30am and League at 2.15pm.

The West Perth mascot will also be encouraging fans to donate and the Colts players will be shaking tins at the gates and around the game.

Information flyers will also be distributed throughout the day.

Cup match in honour of teen Kalin


Talking football

AFL commentating legends Dennis Cometti and Basil Zempilas will be the special guests at a Joondalup sundowner on August 8.

West Perth Football Club and the Joondalup Business Association will host the networking event at Joondalup Arena from 5.30pm to 7.30pm.

It follows the Falcons hosting local junior football club representatives and businesses on a tour of their function centre and facilities.

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