Bill Monaghan

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Bill Monaghan
Personal information
Date of birth (1968-08-28) 28 August 1968 (age 48)
Height / weight 189/88
Position(s) Full Back
Playing career1
Years Club Games (Goals)
1986–1997 Subiaco 158 (43)
1998–2001 Peel Thunder 046 (9)
Coaching career
Years Club Games (W–L–D)
2009– West Perth 159(89–68–2)
1 Playing statistics correct to the end of 2001.
Career highlights

2003: WAFL reserves premiership coach (Subiaco) 2005: WAFL reserves premiership coach (Subiaco) 2013: WAFL league premiership coach (West Perth)

Bill Monaghan (born 28 August 1968)[1] is the current coach of the West Perth Football Club and a former player for the Subiaco Lions and Peel Thunder.

He played 204 games for Subiaco and Peel, captained Peel, and represented Western Australia at fullback.

He coached the Lions reserves to premierships in 2003 and 2005, and was an assistant coach under Peter German during the Lions' 2004 and 2006 premierships. When German stepped down in 2006, both German and most senior players favoured Monaghan to take over as senior coach, but the club board instead chose Scott Watters. In 2007 and 2008, Monaghan joined the Fremantle Football Club in a development role. He was appointed senior coach of West Perth for 2009, taking the team to the finals in his first year.


  1. ^ "Bill Monaghan (Peel Thunder)". Retrieved 26 June 2015. 
  • Lewis, Ross (3 April 2009), "A bit of seasoning proved right recipe", The West Australian, Pre Game liftout, p. 10.