AFL

Tue 19 Mar 2019

‘I want to play’: Lynch’s desperate round 1 bid

premium_icon ‘I want to play’: Lynch’s desperate round 1 bid

Richmond forward Tom Lynch will need to prove his fitness but the star recruit believes he is more than ready to face Carlton in the season opener.

McLachlan: clubs “best placed” to manage player welfare

premium_icon McLachlan: clubs “best placed” to manage player welfare

AFL boss Gillon McLachlan has distanced himself from Fremantle’s handling of dumped forward Jesse Hogan.

Swans wary of risking Buddy in opener

premium_icon Swans wary of risking Buddy in opener

Sydney Swans are weighing up whether playing Lance Franklin in round one could impact on his availability for other games early in the AFL season.

AFL captains reveal their SuperCoach picks

premium_icon AFL captains reveal their SuperCoach picks

It’s time to make your final SuperCoach decisions ahead of the first lockout, so who better to give you the lowdown on who to pick than AFL captains.

Mon 18 Mar 2019

‘Impossible to beat’: Expert’s bold call

‘Impossible to beat’: Expert’s bold call

They were comprehensively embarrassed in last year’s finals series, but one AFL great believes the Demons are the team to beat in 2019.

AFL star’s surprising message to gunman

AFL star’s surprising message to gunman

Richmond star and Muslim Bachar Houli’s heart is broken after the Christchurch shooting but he’s taken a surprising positive from it.

Stef won’t give up spot without a fight

premium_icon Stef won’t give up spot without a fight

Stef Martin’s position is an intriguing storyline but the fired-up ruckman believes his body of work for the Lions will hold sway at selection this week.

‘Spectacular’ Lynch is touch and go

premium_icon ‘Spectacular’ Lynch is touch and go

Richmond recruit Tom Lynch sat out yesterday’s training session but remains in the mix to play in Thursday night’s AFL opener.

‘Clinical anxiety’ rules Hogan out of Round 1

premium_icon ‘Clinical anxiety’ rules Hogan out of Round 1

Star Fremantle recruit Jesse Hogan has been ruled out of Round 1 as he continues to battle clinical anxiety.

Frustrated coaches want runner rule answers

premium_icon Frustrated coaches want runner rule answers

Alastair Clarkson insists the runner rule is yet to be finalised, despite the AFL categorically stating it wouldn’t budge on the new restrictions.

Sun 17 Mar 2019

Heartbreak for Lions as Pies crush finals dream

premium_icon Heartbreak for Lions as Pies crush finals dream

After Geelong’s stunning loss, the Brisbane Lions needed only to beat winless Collingwood for a finals berth. But the Magpies spoiled the party.

Prelim pain to spur Dusty: Cotchin

premium_icon Prelim pain to spur Dusty: Cotchin

Dustin Martin will be motivated by the wounds of Richmond’s preliminary final loss.

Palmer in induced coma after motorcycle accident

premium_icon Palmer in induced coma after motorcycle accident

Former AFL player Rhys Palmer has been involved in a serious motorcycle accident, which left him needing emergency surgery in a Perth hospital.

Dew’s letter to Suns fans

premium_icon Dew’s letter to Suns fans

Gold Coast Suns coach Stuart Dew has penned a letter to the club’s fans detailing why they should keep their hope in the AFL club.

Malthouse: The clubs who will benefit most from rule changes

premium_icon Malthouse: The clubs who will benefit most from rule changes

Mick Malthouse tipping two clubs in particular will benefit from the introduction of the 6-6-6 rule.

‘Clusterf***’: AFLW conference system slammed

premium_icon ‘Clusterf***’: AFLW conference system slammed

North Melbourne has been knocked out of the AFLW finals race despite winning five games in its debut season — more wins than every team in conference B.

SuperCoach AFL stars no one is picking

premium_icon SuperCoach AFL stars no one is picking

Here’s a list of the ultimate ‘point of difference’ stars who can set your team apart from the pack.

Sat 16 Mar 2019

Former AFL player facing ‘life ban’ over incident

Former AFL player facing ‘life ban’ over incident

A dangerous incident captured on live television left viewers mystified with a former AFL player allegedly at the centre of it all.

Fri 15 Mar 2019

AFL skippers reveal grand final picks

premium_icon AFL skippers reveal grand final picks

AFL captains have predicted the premiership cup will return to Victoria this year after conducting their annual pre-season survey.

AFL comes clean on grand final decision

premium_icon AFL comes clean on grand final decision

After days of intense debate, the AFL has decided to keep the grand final as a day fixture, resisting the temptation to make the match a twilight event.

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