Mitchell’s Milestone

Tuesday, August 28, 2018 - 1:16 PM

By Ken Casellas

Kane Mitchell is the consummate professional and an inspiring team player who will celebrate his 100TH senior match with Claremont when the Tigers do battle with East Perth in the WAFL elimination final at Claremont Oval on Sunday.

Much water has flowed beneath the bridge since his first involvement with the Tigers as a member of the club’s 14’s side in the Claremont district junior competition in 2004.

This is his first Read More [+]

League: Bolton Sinks Swans

Monday, August 27, 2018 - 12:42 PM

Photographer: Gary Day

Article by: Daniel Scamozzi

Brilliant midfielder Jye Bolton has made a habit of dominating the opposition at Steel Blue Oval during his nearly-completed three seasons as a Claremont Tiger.

So it was fitting that the ball was in his hands when the final siren sounded at the sunbathed venue on Saturday afternoon in the final round of the home-and-away season.

The Tigers were trailing by one point when Bolton marked a pass Read More [+]

Reserves: Tigers Pipped By Swans

Monday, August 27, 2018 - 12:41 PM

By Daniel Scamozzi

Claremont’s Reserves suffered a disappointing six-point defeat against Swan Districts at Steel Blue Oval in round 21, dropping the Tigers to third position on the ladder after the completion of the home-and-away season.

Despite a dominant but inaccurate (3.6) opening term which resulted in an 18-point lead at quarter-time, a drop-off in work rate and blue-collar effort from the Tigers resulted in a 14.7 (91) to 12.13 (85) defeat in glorious conditions.

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Round 21 Preview Swan Districts vs. Claremont

Thursday, August 23, 2018 - 9:37 AM

By Daniel Scamozzi

Claremont face Swan Districts at Steel Blue Oval on Saturday afternoon in the final round of the home-and-away season, where a win will secure the Tigers fourth position on the ladder and a home elimination final.

The Tigers will be aiming for their third consecutive win and ninth of the season, and enter the clash full of confidence after their inspirational triumph against Peel Thunder in round 20.

Meanwhile, Claremont’s Reserves will Read More [+]

League: Consecutive Wins For Tigers

Monday, August 20, 2018 - 4:03 PM

By Daniel Scamozzi

An inspirational, come-from-behind eight-point win from Claremont against Peel Thunder in glorious conditions at Claremont Oval in round 20 has catapulted the Tigers into fourth position on the ladder ahead of the final round of the home-and-away season.

Despite trailing by 35 points in time-on of the second term, the Read More [+]

Reserves: Tigers Roar Past Thunder

Monday, August 20, 2018 - 3:59 PM

By Daniel Scamozzi

Claremont’s Reserves returned to the winners’ list after defeating Peel Thunder by 40 points in glorious conditions at Claremont Oval in round 20.

The 19.12 (126) to 13.8 (86) triumph – the Tigers’ highest score of the season – was set up by a 12-goals-to-five first half which resulted in a commanding 46-point lead at half-time.

And what a brilliant first half it was.

Midfield dominance, great ball movement, immaculate finishing and Read More [+]

Round 20 Preview Claremont vs. Peel Thunder

Thursday, August 16, 2018 - 3:36 PM

By Daniel Scamozzi

Claremont host Peel Thunder in a vital clash at Claremont Oval on Saturday afternoon, with the Tigers aiming for consecutive wins and to further consolidate their position in the top five.

Heading into the fifth-placed Tigers’ final home game and the penultimate round of the home-and-away season, both teams enter the contest with 7-9 records, though the hosts’ superior percentage has them two positions above the seventh-placed Thunder on the ladder.

The Read More [+]

Yu Notches His Century

Tuesday, August 14, 2018 - 2:26 PM

By Ken Casellas

The gentle nature and Keifer Yu’s ever-smiling countenance belies the fierce commitment he has shown on the field over the past ten years at Claremont.

And this year he has reinvented himself, switching from the role of a fearless and uncompromising defender to a robust and aggressive forward. His vigour, his courage and unyielding attitude has resulted in being knocked out six times, broken bones and a variety of injuries to most Read More [+]

League: Tigers Win Pyke Cup

Monday, August 13, 2018 - 10:56 AM

By Daniel Scamozzi

Claremont produced a ruthless and dominant performance to smash Perth by 46 points at Lathlain Park in round 19 and win the Pyke Cup, moving the Tigers into fifth position on the ladder with just two rounds of the home-and-away season remaining.

The 19.11 (125) to 11.13 (79) triumph was built on the back of fierce pressure, ferocious tackling, hard running, immaculate kicking and ball movement, and featured every Tiger playing their Read More [+]

Reserves: Tigers No Match For Demons

Monday, August 13, 2018 - 10:18 AM

By Daniel Scamozzi

Claremont’s Reserves suffered a disappointing 54-point defeat against Perth at Lathlain Park in round 19, with the lacklustre and error-riddled performance dropping the Tigers to second position on the ladder.

Despite trailing by just five points at three-quarter-time, the Tigers were held goalless in the final term as the Demons slammed on eight unanswered goals to prevail 17.19 (121) to 9.13 (67).

Robust defender Jacob Orr (15 disposals, five marks), who starred Read More [+]