AFL

Fri 18 Jan 2019

Swans look for high flyers

premium_icon Swans look for high flyers

THE region's oldest AFL club, the Lismore Swans is holding a sign-up weekend on January 19 and 20 at Lismore Square to attract new players.

Thu 17 Jan 2019

Concern for star Crow at training

premium_icon Concern for star Crow at training

Ace Adelaide Crows defender Tom Doedee has left the training track on Thursday morning with an apparent injury.

Scully running, but Hawthorn loses senior figure

premium_icon Scully running, but Hawthorn loses senior figure

Hawthorn recruit Tom Scully says he is progressing well in his recovery from a horror ankle injury.

Tiwi training secret to new-look Rioli

premium_icon Tiwi training secret to new-look Rioli

Runs on rocky roads down to local watering holes in the Tiwi Islands have helped Willie Rioli shed kilos as he targets more time in the West Coast midfield this...

Wed 16 Jan 2019

Cyril factor lifts Tiwi Bombers

premium_icon Cyril factor lifts Tiwi Bombers

Having Cyril Rioli on the field delivering messages at the weekend gave Tiwi’s players a massive boost, coach Brenton Toy says.

Bombers back Ben’s All-Star bid

premium_icon Bombers back Ben’s All-Star bid

Essendon has thrown its support behind Aussie NBA young gun Ben Simmons’ bid to become the first Australian in the All-Star game.

Buddy racing clock for Swans’ season opener

premium_icon Buddy racing clock for Swans’ season opener

Lance Franklin is back on track and Sydney coach John Longmire is hopeful ‘a slow jog’ will be followed by the great strides

Tue 15 Jan 2019

AFL star breaks silence on bridge fall

AFL star breaks silence on bridge fall

AFL star Majak Daw has broken his silence after being rescued by emergency services under a Melbourne bridge

Majak: I’ve been blessed with a second chance at life

premium_icon Majak: I’ve been blessed with a second chance at life

North Melbourne star Majak Daw has penned a heartfelt letter to fans, speaking for the first time since his bridge fall last year.

Can Carlton recreate glory years?

premium_icon Can Carlton recreate glory years?

A new generation of Blues is now charged with returning the club to glory.

Mon 14 Jan 2019

Pies camp more than footy for Pendlebury

premium_icon Pies camp more than footy for Pendlebury

After a successful 2018, Collingwood’s return to the Gold Coast in January is as much about the coffee dates as it is the pre-season training for Pendlebury.

Hawks challenged to fill Mitchell void

premium_icon Hawks challenged to fill Mitchell void

All-Australian forward Jack Gunston has challenged Hawthorn’s next generation to step up and fill the likely season-long void left by Tom Mitchell.

No.1 pick Walsh has sights set on Round 1

premium_icon No.1 pick Walsh has sights set on Round 1

Carlton’s prized No.1 draft pick Sam Walsh wants to make an instant impact in his debut season.

Sat 12 Jan 2019

Brownlow medallist posts message to fans after leg surgery

Brownlow medallist posts message to fans after leg surgery

A day after his horrific training accident, Brownlow Medallist Tom Mitchell has gone on social media to say he will overcome the injury and return to the AFL

Pie’s plea: ‘Please don’t sack me Eddie’

Pie’s plea: ‘Please don’t sack me Eddie’

FAST becoming the AFL’s Twitter king, Collingwood’s US star Mason Cox was hitting the right notes again before asking for his boss’s forgiveness.

Wed 2 Jan 2019

Bennell in more hot water with Dockers

premium_icon Bennell in more hot water with Dockers

Troubled Fremantle midfielder Harley Bennell’s future hangs in the balance after another alcohol-fuelled indiscretion.

Tue 1 Jan 2019

Fagan’s Lions cubs ready to explode

premium_icon Fagan’s Lions cubs ready to explode

Five wins in each of the past two seasons doesn’t scream finals potential, but there is a lot to like about Brisbane. Is 2019 the year the Lions rise?

Sun 30 Dec 2018

Sun rising on young talent time at Gold Coast

premium_icon Sun rising on young talent time at Gold Coast

It’s been a rough few years for the Gold Coast Suns and it’s tough to see them roaring up the AFL ladder next season but is reason to feel buoyant.

Fri 28 Dec 2018

The fall and rise of AFL's birds of prey

premium_icon The fall and rise of AFL's birds of prey

The AFL year in review: The Eagles and Magpies returned to the top of the tree, a Hawk soared to new heights and the Crows were brought back to earth.

Sun 23 Dec 2018

Ablett under pressure to play modern forward role

premium_icon Ablett under pressure to play modern forward role

GARY Ablett’s days in the midfield appear numbered as the Cats formulate a plan to move him into a more regular forward role.

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