Round 11 Preview Claremont vs. West Perth

Thursday, June 14, 2018 - 9:33 AM

It will be a big day on and off the field at Claremont Oval on Saturday when Claremont host West Perth, with a club legend to reach another milestone in his remarkable career.

The Tigers will be aiming for consecutive wins, with their inspirational captain, Ian Richardson, to play his 200th game.

Richardson, a dual premiership player, best-and-fairest winner and Simpson medallist, who has represented Western Australia on six occasions, is a heart-and-soul player who gives his all every time he takes the field.

Midfielder Jye Bolton, a Sandover medallist, best-and-fairest winner and dual Simpson medallist, who has represented Western Australia on three occasions, has been a model of consistency since joining the club from Werribee and will play his 50th game.

Off the field, the club will be hosting its Family Fun Day, with lots of activities for the kids, including a Junior Parade. 

Bring the family down for a great day at the footy and to watch the Tigers take on the Falcons.

The club will also be joining the fight against MND by participating in the #Sockit2MND round, to raise funds and awareness for Fight MND

Our League players will be wearing the #BigFreeze4 socks during the game and there will also be donation tins around the club.

For more information or to donate, head to www.fightmnd.org.au.

The club encourages the Tiger Army to attend the game & to stay for presentions to celebrate Ian's 200th game. 

Entry is FREE for children 15 and under.

WHERE AND WHEN:

Claremont Oval, Saturday, June 16, 2.15pm.

Reserves: 11.30am.

Colts: 9.00am.

RADIO:

Tune in to ABC Radio (720AM) or Footy Radio (WAFL App) for LIVE coverage. 

HEAD-TO-HEAD:

Played: 267.

Claremont: 110.

West Perth: 156.

Draws: 1.

By Dan Scamozzi.