AFL

Sat 14 Sep 2019

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.

Fri 13 Sep 2019

Bringing the roar back to Lions

premium_icon Bringing the roar back to Lions

The Brisbane Lions’ stunning revival in 2019 is largely down to three men, writes former captain Tom Rockliff in this exclusive column.

Is this the No.1 player in the AFL?

premium_icon Is this the No.1 player in the AFL?

Forget Danger and forget Dusty, too. GWS’s running machine Lachie Whitfield is putting a compelling case to suggest he may just be the best player in the comp.

What next for Rioli after drug test saga?

premium_icon What next for Rioli after drug test saga?

Details of West Coast livewire Willie Rioli’s drug test have emerged, with reports he may have used an energy drink in an attempt to dupe anti-doping officers.

‘I wish I’d rung’: Best mate’s regret

‘I wish I’d rung’: Best mate’s regret

Jason Dunstall and Garry Lyon have broken their silence after the devastating loss of great mate and AFL legend Danny Frawley.

Thu 12 Sep 2019

Eagles star suspended in drug test shock

Eagles star suspended in drug test shock

West Coast Eagles star Willie Rioli is set to be stood down for the MCG clash against Geelong after a shocking drug test ‘irregularity’.

AFL bloodbath continues as coach gone

AFL bloodbath continues as coach gone

The Adelaide Crows’ disastrous season has claimed another victim with coach Don Pyke following captain Taylor Walker in standing down.

Lynch: Lions deserve a packed Gabba

premium_icon Lynch: Lions deserve a packed Gabba

The Lions are just a game away from a preliminary final berth. Brisbane’s three-time premiership heor Alastair Lynch writes, they deserve a packed house.

Stable Lions will have no new blood in 2020

premium_icon Stable Lions will have no new blood in 2020

There will be no new blood at the Lions this off-season in great news for Chris Fagan and his coaching staff on the eve of their semi-final against GWS.

Wed 11 Sep 2019

Daniher takes time on bombshell Swans call

premium_icon Daniher takes time on bombshell Swans call

Essendon star Zach Merrett says the Bombers will support whatever decision Joe Daniher makes as the goalkicker ponders his future at the club.

Tayla Harris statue ‘transcends sport’

Tayla Harris statue ‘transcends sport’

Tayla Harris has been immortalised in bronze and controversy has again erupted, but does she deserve her own statue?

‘Proud’ Giants to unleash Greene on Lions

premium_icon ‘Proud’ Giants to unleash Greene on Lions

GWS are proud of the way Toby Greene plays and won’t try and curb his aggression as they prepare to take on the Lions in a “cut-throat” final.

Greene all smiles as tribunal fines reach $26,000

premium_icon Greene all smiles as tribunal fines reach $26,000

Toby Greene’s tribunal fines continue to grow but the Giant won’t be too worried as he prepares to take on Brisbane.

Robinson: How Bungaree will remember its favourite son

premium_icon Robinson: How Bungaree will remember its favourite son

Danny Frawley made his senior debut for Bungaree as a skinny 16-year-old, the start of a football career that would make him a St Kilda great.

Tue 10 Sep 2019

Lions can’t replace ‘unique beast’ Robinson

premium_icon Lions can’t replace ‘unique beast’ Robinson

Chris Fagan faces a nearly impossible job. The Lions coach needs to fill the incredible void left by Mitch Robinson. But does someone that unique even exist?

‘Hang in there’: Caring Frawley’s message to Fagan

‘Hang in there’: Caring Frawley’s message to Fagan

Lions coach Chris Fagan has paid tribute to Danny Frawley, saying he was “a man that cared about others more than he cared about himself”.

Gympie Cats U12s make it 3 in a row

premium_icon Gympie Cats U12s make it 3 in a row

"When people are cheering the behinds, you know it is an exciting game”. It was a battle for the Sunshine Coast AFL Under-12 title last Sunday.

Trade: The man central to Blues landing Martin

premium_icon Trade: The man central to Blues landing Martin

While Jack Martin has not officially nominated his club of choice Carlton lead the race for his signature and there’s one man they can thank for that.

Physical Giants won’t back down

premium_icon Physical Giants won’t back down

GWS stars have refuted criticism they went too far with their physical approach against the Bulldogs, saying Brisbane can expect more of the same this week.

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