All You Need To Know For Sunday

The 62nd South West Football League Grand Final will be played and ultimately won this Sunday afternoon, at JE Hands Memorial Oval.

Below is a guide of exactly what will be happening on the big day.

7.00am – Gates Open

8.45am – Music PA

9.01am – Umpires onto Ground

9.03am – Harvey Brunswick Leschenault onto Ground

9.05am – Bunbury onto Ground

9.13am – Coin Toss by – SWFL Inaugural Hall of Fame Inductee – Mr. John Sabourne

9.15am  The Apprentice & Traineeship Co., Colts Grand Final Commences


Presentation of Grand Final Medals to Umpires by SWFL Umpires President Jason Crowe

Presentation of Kevin Lynn Medal – Fairest & Best in Colts Grand Final to player by – Lynn Family.

Presentation of Grand Final medallions by SWFL Vice President Mr. Darren Kenny.

Presentation of Colts Premiership Pennant by Stan Liaros Executive Director – Apprentice & Traineeship Co

Presentation of Colts Premiership Cup by Dave McMillan sponsored by Western Power’s

11.35am – Umpires onto Ground

11.37am – South Bunbury onto Ground

11.39am – Harvey Brunswick Leschenault onto Ground

11.43am – Coin toss by SWFL Life Member – Mr. Arthur Hutchins   

11.45am  Solahart Bunbury – Reserves Grand Final Commences


Presentation of Grand Final Medallions to Umpires by Umpire Board Executive: Mr. Neville Millar

Presentation of Fairest & Best Reserves Grand Final player by Hon. Barry House.

Presentation of Premiership Medallions sponsored by Cass Advertising – Mr. Steve Cass

Presentation of Reserves Premiership Pennant by Tony Schirripa sponsored by Solahart Bunbury

Presentation of Reserves Premiership Cup by Theo Krinos sponsored by Smart Line Mortgage Providers

2.10pm – Umpires onto Ground

2.13pm – Bunbury onto the Ground

2.15pm – Harvey Brunswick Leschenault onto the Ground

2.27pm – National Anthem

2.28pm – Coin Toss by–Local IBF World Ranked Boxer–Mr. Nathaniel “Cheeky” May

2.30pm  Dale Alcock Homes League Grand Final Commences

3.35pm – Half Time – Little League Games – Grid Games

4.20pm – Three Quarter – ¾ Time Cathie Rice Travel Draw – Announce Dale Alcock Homes $1,000 Freedom Furniture Gift Voucher winner.


Presentation of Grand Final Medals to Umpires by SWFL Umpire Coach Mr. Kevin Nettleton.

Presentation of Grand Final medallions by Mr. Nathaniel “Cheeky” May

Presentation of Pike Medal to Best & Fairest in League Grand Final by Pike Family.

Presentation of Premiership Cheque – by Mr. Steve Hancock – Sponsored by Dale Alcock Homes

Presentation of League Premiership Pennant and Premiership Cup by SWFL League President Mr. Barry Tate

Current Weather (at Wednesday) – 90% Chance of Rain, mostly overnight and in the early morning until 8am, then showers. North Westerly Winds 18km/h in the morning turning West, North Westerly 24 km/h in the afternoon.  Top temperature of 18 degrees.

Gate Entry / Exit – Both entry gates will be open from 7am, while the pedestrian gate on the Western side of JE Hands Memorial Oval will be open from 9.00am.  From 11.00am, entry to the ground will be via the Halsey Street entrance, with any cars wishing to leave the venue after the Colts game via the Clarke Street Gate (Scoreboard end), to keep a uniform entry and exit.  From 4.00pm both gates will allow vehicles to exit.

Parking – Parking Attendants will be stationed around the ground from 7am until when ground is full (generally around 10am), to ensure car parking is orderly.  Please obey their directions.

Security will be at all gates.  Alcohol is not permitted to be brought into the ground.  

Pets: NOT permitted to be brought into the ground.

Under Section 119(20) of the Liquor Licensing Act it is an offence to:

  1. Bring Liquor into any sports ground or stadium.
  2. Have liquor in possession at any sports ground or stadium.
  3. Consume liquor in any sports ground or stadium

An infringement notice of up to $200 will be issued for any offences detected. The Police will have a policy of No Tolerance.

There are two licensed premises at Hands Oval – if you are to consume liquor these premises are to be utilized.