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Six-day breaks a reality of 2015 fixture: Rosich

The Freo CEO talks about six-day breaks and home blockbusters in the 2015 fixture

4:52pm  Oct 30, 2014

Freo’s blockbuster home games in 2015 the hottest ticket in town

Fremantle members and supporters can look forward to a raft of blockbuster home games under lights in 2015

10:15am  Oct 30, 2014

2015 fixture: Home game highlights

Take a look at Fremantle's home games in 2015

6:21pm  Oct 29, 2014

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Another Doig milestone

4:56pm  Oct 31, 2014

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1:56pm  Oct 30, 2014

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The rich football heritage in Fremantle dates back to 1885 when the premiership was contested by four clubs – Rovers (predecessor of the Perth Football Club), Victorians, Perth High School and Fremantle (wearing the infamous red and white playing strip).

In 1886, a second Fremantle-based side – Unions - replaced Perth High School to maintain the number of teams at four. The following year Fremantle did not continue in the competition leaving Unions as the only Fremantle team. Unions adopted Fremantle’s red and white playing uniforms that year and in 1890, they adopted the Fremantle Football Club name. The team won flags in 1888 and 1889 as Unions and in 1890 as Fremantle.

In 1898 a new club emerged at the Port, East Fremantle, wearing the blue and white they continue to wear today, and broke through for its first premiership in 1900, the year that also saw South Fremantle, wearing red and white, admitted to the competition.

East and South Fremantle have since gone on to forge one of the most intense rivalries in football, appearing in 70 WAFL grand finals with East winning 29 and South winning 11.

During the annual AFL heritage round, Fremantle wears a red and white playing uniform which is identical to the guensey worn by the original Fremantle Football Club during their first premiership in 1885 and recognises the rich football heritage of Fremantle.