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Perth Stadium on track for goals

Perth Stadium chief executive Mike McKenna expects to attract a crowd of 50,000 for its first football game, featuring the AFLW Fremantle Dockers, he told a Business News Success & Leadership breakfast this morning.

Freo AFLW team scores Perth Stadium spot

The Fremantle Dockers women’s team will play the first football game of any code at Perth Stadium next year in what is tipped to be the biggest standalone women’s sport event held in Australia.

ARU to face Senate inquiry for axing Force

A Senate committee will inquire into the future of rugby union in Australia, a day after the ARU's victory in its fight to axe the Western Force from Super Rugby.

Hungry Jack’s returns to Eagles jerseys

Hungry Jack’s will replace Bankwest on the West Coast Eagles’ jerseys next year, returning to the team it sponsored for 25 years until it was bumped by Bankwest in 2012.

Western Force fight on after appeal loss

Billionaire backer Andrew Forrest has vowed to continue the Western Force's fight with the Australian Rugby Union after losing an appeal to remain in the Super Rugby competition.

Forrest calls on ARU chairman to quit

Andrew Forrest has called on Cameron Clyne to resign, claiming the ARU chairman misrepresented the reasons he chose to axe the Western Force.

Special transport measures for Perth Stadium

Special transport plans are being developed to handle expected crowds at Perth Stadium early next year, which will include an NRL double-header two weeks before the opening round of AFL games, and an Ed Sheeran concert that is now tipped to fill the venue. But the venue will not be able to host week-night AFL games before June 30.

Forced out with its own money

OPINION: Held hostage by an inequitable GST allocation system, WA risks losing its national place in the sport of rugby where the financial field is far from level.

SGIO extends West Coast partnership

The West Coast Eagles have scored two significant wins in less than 24 hours, with the team extending its sponsorship agreement with insurer SGIO after defeating Geelong at Domain Stadium last night.

Deal Thunder struck with metal money powers plays

Perth Thunder is celebrating recent wins both on and off the ice, with national finals in sight and the signing of its first naming rights sponsor last month.

Perth Stadium to open in March

The state government has confirmed that Perth Stadium will not be ready to host the Ashes cricket Test in December this year, saying the first confirmed event was an Ed Sheeran concert on March 3 2018.

Vlahov out as iCollege boss

Only three months after being named chief executive of iCollege, former Perth Wildcats owner Andrew Vlahov has resigned from the company, which also announced the acquisition of a UK-based child care training provider.

Cycliq founders step aside

Five months after listing on the ASX, the founders of Leederville-based bicycle accessories maker Cycliq have stepped back from their executive roles as part of a leadership restructure.

Ausdrill, AGL back sport

Mining services company Ausdrill has expanded its partnership with Hockey Australia, while AGL Energy has sponsored the West Coast Eagles as it seeks to lift its profile ahead of its planned entry to the Western Australian gas market.

Pro or no pro, Margs still pumping

The potential axing of the Margaret River Pro from the World Surfing League’s Championship Tour has done little to dampen the outlook for the region’s surfing economy.

Cooper tackles footy culture

From commandeering car horns around the oval on game day as a child watching her father play for Swan Districts, to kicking the footy with her brothers, AFL national manager of female football Jan Cooper said her passion for the sport had only grown over the years. 

Western Force prospectus hits market

The Western Force is calling on the public to purchase $10 million worth of shares in the club in what it has labelled a “last call” to save it from being cut from the Super Rugby competition.

Young joins Cycliq board

Leederville-based bicycle accessories maker Cycliq has recruited Vimy Resources boss Mike Young onto its board as a non-executive director.

SportsHero to list after raising $3m

App company SportsHero is set for its ASX debut after raising $3.2 million from investors and completing a reverse takeover of Perth-based Nevada Iron.

Vlahov resurfaces as iCollege boss

Six months after ending a short stint as the head of thermal energy company Enerji, former Perth Wildcats owner Andrew Vlahov has been named chief executive of sporting-focused online education provider iCollege.

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