ANC packs for Perth
/ 19 January 2014

ANC packs for Perth

The ANC is mulling establishing a branch in Perth to woo potential voters, a media report said on Sunday.

No image available
/ 28 May 2008

Firepower puts Force in a spin

The controversial fuel technology company Firepower, appears on the verge of collapse, with its offices abandoned in Perth and other parts of the world, and the company owing millions of dollars to rugby union players, the Western Force club, basketballers and other creditors.

No image available
/ 12 April 2008

Waratahs edge past Western Force

The New South Wales Waratahs climbed into the top four with a hard-fought 17-12 win over plucky Western Force in a thrilling Super 14 clash in Perth on Saturday. In a bruising encounter that claimed key players from both sides, the Waratahs scored the only two tries, one in each half.

No image available
/ 4 April 2008

Force snatch win over luckless Bulls

The Western Force came from a long way behind to snatch a thrilling 15-14 win over the Bulls in Perth on Friday night. Down 14-3 at half-time and staring down the barrel when still trailing by four points and with the Bulls in possession with just two minutes to go, the Force scored the winning try through rugby league convert Ryan Cross in the 79th minute.

No image available
/ 9 March 2008

Crusaders edge past Force

The Canterbury Crusaders showed their championship qualities to climb off the canvas and beat the Western Force 29-24 in a pulsating Super 14 clash at Subiaco Oval in Perth on Sunday. The Crusaders trailed 24-12 midway through the second half, but scored the last 17 points of the match to remain unbeaten in 2008 and claim top spot on the table.

No image available
/ 17 February 2008

Henjak flies home for misconduct hearing

Scrumhalf Matt Henjak has returned home from Western Force’s Super 14 tour of South Africa to appear at a tribunal hearing into an incident which left teammate Haig Sare with a broken jaw. Henjak played in the Force’s 17-10 loss to the Coastal Sharks in Durban on Friday, the first of three matches the Perth-based franchise will play in South Africa.

No image available
/ 12 February 2008

Henjak under disciplinary spotlight … again

Scrumhalf Matt Henjak will go on the Western Force’s Super 14 rugby tour to South Africa this week with a club disciplinary hearing hanging over him, team officials said on Tuesday. Acting Force CEO Mitch Hardy said Henjak would tour despite an incident that left teammate Haig Sare undergoing hospital treatment for a jaw injury.

No image available
/ 9 February 2008

Actor Heath Ledger mourned at private funeral

Family and friends of actor Heath Ledger bade farewell at a private service in his Australian home town of Perth on Saturday, with the media kept away and Ledger’s father appealing for mourners to be allowed to grieve in peace. Ledger (28) died of an accidental overdose of prescription drugs in his New York apartment on January 22.

No image available
/ 18 January 2008

India threaten Australia’s winning streak

Australia were battling to avoid their first defeat since the 2005 Ashes series after India seized control of the third Test in Perth on Friday. The Indians piled on 294 in their second innings to set Australia a near-impossible target of 413 to win, then picked up two early wickets to leave the home team in deep trouble when play ended on the third day.