The Claremont Football Club, nicknamed the Tigers, is an Australian rules football club based in Claremont, Western Australia, that currently plays in the West Australian Football League (WAFL). Its official colours are navy blue and gold. Formed as the Cottesloe Beach Football Club in 1906, the club entering the WAFL in 1925 as the Claremont-Cottesloe Football Club, changing its name to the present in 1935. Claremont have won 12 senior premierships since entering the competition, including the 2011 & 2012 premierships. The current captain and coach are Andrew Browne and Marc Webb, respectively. The 2011 best and fairest winner was Luke Blackwell, who also won the Sandover Medal for the best player in the competition.
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