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Mon 16 Sep 2019

The key Tigers who missed Cats whack

premium_icon The key Tigers who missed Cats whack

In their only meeting this year Geelong smashed Richmond on a Friday night at the MCG. But the Cats would be “naive” to pay too much attention to that result.

Burns firms as next Crows coach

premium_icon Burns firms as next Crows coach

An AFL great has endorsed Scott Burns to take over from Don Pyke as the new Adelaide Crows coach. And the betting market has responded.

The Tackle: Can Magpies star shake it off?

premium_icon The Tackle: Can Magpies star shake it off?

Jordan Lewis says there’s an obvious pick in the Collingwood midfield the AFL’s No. 1 tagger should go to.

Sun 15 Sep 2019

Scott: Hawkins suspension will 'galvanise' Cats

premium_icon Scott: Hawkins suspension will 'galvanise' Cats

Geelong coach Chris Scott has conceded the Cats have no obvious replacement for suspended forward Tom Hawkins after he was rubbed out of preliminary final. 

Finals resolve behind small Giant’s big impact

premium_icon Finals resolve behind small Giant’s big impact

Dropped for last year’s finals series, GWS pocket rocket Brent Daniels is making up for lost time with a huge impact underlined by his semi-final matchwinner.

Forward thinking? Hardwick’s big Dusty call

premium_icon Forward thinking? Hardwick’s big Dusty call

Dustin Martin decision coach Damien Hardwick will have a large say in but might come down to the Tigers superstar.

De Goey home, Pies plan next move

premium_icon De Goey home, Pies plan next move

Collingwood superstar Jordan De Goey is home after a whirlwind trip to see the world’s leading hamstring specialist in Germany.

‘Amazing’ Coniglio eyes miracle MCG return

premium_icon ‘Amazing’ Coniglio eyes miracle MCG return

Before the Giants’ memorable win over Brisbane Toby Greene’s phone lit up. It was Stephen Coniglio with a message. Now, Greene has one for his star teammate.

Trent Cotchin’s biggest mental challenge

premium_icon Trent Cotchin’s biggest mental challenge

The Tigers skipper opens up on his tough season, his new-found perspective and ‘taking off the mask.’

Malthouse: Is Pies’ midfield unstoppable?

premium_icon Malthouse: Is Pies’ midfield unstoppable?

Collingwood hit peak form at the right time led by their elite midfield group.

Malthouse: ‘Troubling’ stat Tigers must improve

premium_icon Malthouse: ‘Troubling’ stat Tigers must improve

Premiership coach Mick Malthouse believes one key component the Tigers’ engine room must lift to avoid another prelim final ‘hijacking’.

Robinson: Footy will miss ultimate warrior

premium_icon Robinson: Footy will miss ultimate warrior

A small group of current players will be considered future AFL legends: Gazza, Buddy and Hodgey, the man’s man of football.

Legend’s sign-off was typical Hodge

premium_icon Legend’s sign-off was typical Hodge

He will go down as one of the all-time greats, but Luke Hodge didn’t want to make Saturday night about him.

Giants hold breath as Greene comes under focus again

premium_icon Giants hold breath as Greene comes under focus again

Just a week after he faced the AFL Tribunal on a serious misconduct charge, Giants star Toby Greene could have more to answer for in the wake of the incredible win...

Gutsy Lions fall short to Giants in brutal final

premium_icon Gutsy Lions fall short to Giants in brutal final

After one of the most memorable years in Lions history, the dream of a 2019 flag is over – but the Brisbane boys didn’t let it go without a fight. Read the full...

AFL stunned by amazing kiss photo

AFL stunned by amazing kiss photo

In the middle of one of the most spiteful games of the year, an AFL photographer has captured the extraordinary moment two rivals locked lips.

Sat 14 Sep 2019

Cats’ premiership window will shut in two weeks

premium_icon Cats’ premiership window will shut in two weeks

After winning through to a preliminary final, Geelong has one last chance to squeeze a flag out of its current group of super veterans before a rebuild looms next...

Finally, a fast finals start as Cats prey on Eagles

premium_icon Finally, a fast finals start as Cats prey on Eagles

Geelong was under the pump for its slow starts in finals, but a remarkable first quarter blitz against West Coast proved the catalyst for one of Chris Scott’s...

Lion ready to take game to the Giants

Lion ready to take game to the Giants

Lions forward Allen Christensen talks up tactics ahead of Saturday night's sudden-death semi-final clash against the Giants.

Queensland Giant looking to upset Lions

Queensland Giant looking to upset Lions

Queenslander Sam Reid will be aiming to upset the home side when the Giants do battle with the Lions at the Gabba in a sudden-death semi-final.

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