Sir Hughie Edwards Derby


The annual ANZAC Day Derby between fierce rivals, South Fremantle and East Fremantle Football Clubs, is named in honour of Fremantle war hero Sir Hughie Edwards. Edwards is a former South Fremantle footballer and WA Governor. Both clubs lost teammates in the first and second world wars. This game is played in honour of these fallen soldiers, sailors, airmen and airwomen and all of the men and women that have served our country.

All welcome for a pre-game service shortly before the league game. Bounce down is at 2.40pm.

Earlier games include the Colts starting at 9.30am and a Reserves game starting at 12noon.  

Location: Fremantle Oval, Parry Street

Date: MONDAY 27 APRIL

  

Please contact the South Fremantle or East Fremantle Football Clubs if you require more information. 


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The City of Fremantle will be participating in, supporting, and hosting a number of events over the commemorative period. The people of Fremantle (including the greater Fremantle area) are proud to be part of the ANZAC Centenary commemorations and to have the opportunity to honour and pay respect to those who have and are serving our nation as part of the Armed Forces. ANZAC Centenary events will embrace the themes: 'Commemorate, Contemplate and Educate'.
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Eight hundred and forty-nine is the number of servicemen who lived in the greater Fremantle area, embarked in Fremantle on transport ships that would take them to far away fields, and they are the ones that never returned. You can view the list here. If you would like to make comment about the list please contact 9432 9999 or email events@fremantle.wa.gov.au.
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