AFL

Mon 18 Mar 2019

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

Jessy and the Lions get one last chance for finals footy

premium_icon Jessy and the Lions get one last chance for finals footy

Keeffe lines up for her fourth and most important game tomorrow.

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.

Swans prepare for Buddy boost

premium_icon Swans prepare for Buddy boost

Many are tipping Sydney to slide down the ladder in 2019 but a lot will depend on Lance Franklin. And as Round 1 nears, things are looking up for the Swans.

Under-the-radar JLT SuperCoach AFL stars

premium_icon Under-the-radar JLT SuperCoach AFL stars

Is your SuperCoach team looking a lot like everyone else’s? Gain an edge by picking one of these JLT Series guns that everybody else is ignoring.

Amazing SuperCoach premiership trophies

Amazing SuperCoach premiership trophies

There is $50,000 on offer for the top SuperCoach player at the end of the home-and-away season, but the real prize for many players is much bigger than that.

Vescio: Why is there no openly gay AFL player?

premium_icon Vescio: Why is there no openly gay AFL player?

AFL Women’s has changed the AFL landscape in many ways but what still stands out is that there’s still no openly gay man playing in the AFL.

Daniher hit by another injury setback

premium_icon Daniher hit by another injury setback

After recovering from a groin injury, star Essendon forward Joe Daniher is set to miss the start of the season after suffering an "unrelated" injury.

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