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Wadjemup Cup 2021

Over 120 students from the Clontarf Football Academy from Carnarvon, Kalgoorlie and Esperance will head to Rottnest Island in November for the 15th annual Wadjemup Cup.

Travelling from all around Western Australia, as far north as Geraldton and as far south as Esperance, the year Eight and Nine students will compete in a round-robin Australian Rules football carnival to determine the winner of the coveted Wadjemup cup for 2021.

Spectators are welcome to come down and cheer on the teams at this free community event. Kalli's on Rotto will be onsite selling coffee, refreshments and snacks. Simply bring along a picnic blanket and settle in to enjoy the flying pack marks, long bombs, dashing sprints and passionate coaching on display.

Clontarf Foundation

The Wadjemup Cup is a Clontarf Foundation initiative run in partnership with the Rottnest Island Authority and has been taking place annually on the Island for more than a decade.

The event provides an opportunity for Aboriginal students from across the State to test out their footy skills against their peers, forge new friendships, and learn about the Aboriginal cultural significance of the Island (Wadjemup).

RIA acknowledges the support of the event's major sponsor Pelagic Marine Services, and our other sponsors, AMS, Programmed Facility Management, Rottnest Express and ADAMS.

Rottnest Island Authority has supported the Clontarf Foundation since 2007. The Foundation is a not-for-profit organisation that works to improve the education, self-esteem and employment prospects of young Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander boys to help them participate more meaningfully in society. 

COVID Safe Event

Travel to Rottnest Island is subject to government advice, which may change. Always check the latest advice before you travel.