AFL boss Gillon McLachlan made the biggest announcement of the season, but all eyes were drawn to what unfolded behind...

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03rd Sept. 2020 5:09 AM

A former AFL player has vowed to force AFL chief executive Gillon McLachlan’s resignation after receiving a letter he...

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20th July 2020 5:07 AM

Foxtel has joined Channel 7 in signing a discounted TV rights deal with the AFL after negotiations went into the early...

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12th June 2020 4:06 PM

AFL chief has given his verdict on Jack Higgins’ goal-line mark and revealed last night’s TV audience was the biggest for a...

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12th June 2020 4:06 PM

It has been a whirlwind start to the footy season, with many fearing we would never make it to Round 2.

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07th June 2020 1:06 PM

The Men’s T20 Cricket World Cup threatens to dismantle the 2020 AFL calendar, and move the Grand Final away from the MCG...

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17th May 2020 4:05 PM

The National Cabinet has released 15 principles which will guide the return of professional and community sport in...

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01st May 2020 4:05 PM

The AFL is growing increasingly confident it will get a full season in this year but will fans be able to attend matches...

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20th April 2020 2:04 PM

AFL boss says he has a “tentative” return date for footy in mind, but how extreme the level of quarantine imposed on...

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19th April 2020 7:04 AM

AFL chief executive Gillon McLachlan has followed the NRL into the season re-start minefield, revealing when his code will...

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16th April 2020 4:04 PM

AFL legends have backed in the innovative move to play a three-game Grand Final series in this unprecedented season.

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02nd April 2020 10:04 AM

It is in the back of the mind for all footy fans. Will my club survive the COVID-19 hiatus?

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31st March 2020 11:03 AM

AFL boss Gillon McLachlan says the scheduled Shanghai fixture between St Kilda and Port Adelaide is being monitored...

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06th Feb. 2020 10:02 AM

AFL boss Gillon McLachlan says it is “nonsense” to suggest the Suns are on their last chance after being gifted the first...

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24th Nov. 2019 6:11 PM

As the AFL Women’s draft looms, the pay and conditions fight between players and the league remains unresolved.

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21st Oct. 2019 7:10 PM

When waiting for the Brownlow Medal votes to drop, keep an ear out for how many times Gillon McLachlan reads a captain’s...

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23rd Sept. 2019 12:09 PM

The AFL's Dane Rampe saga is set to drag on with the Sydney Swans and the players' union both unhappy with his "excessive"...

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15th May 2019 5:05 PM

AFL boss Gillon McLachlan has weighed in on the Israel Folau scandal, defending Rugby Australia over one damning criticism.

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09th May 2019 4:05 PM

After becoming embroiled in the Israel Folau scandal, Geelong star Gary Ablett has broken his silence over the matter and...

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20th April 2019 5:04 PM

The patchy Pies of recent weeks were at their authoritative best in the 62-point rout.

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19th April 2019 9:04 AM

Transcripts of the AFL tanking probe reveal Melbourne officials' claim that the directive to lose games came from the...

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05th April 2019 1:04 PM

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

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19th March 2019 12:03 PM

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

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15th March 2019 2:03 PM

AFL legend Dane Swan has mercilessly cut down league boss Gillon McLachlan over alleged double standards and a political...

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31st Aug. 2018 3:08 PM

AFL legends are incredulous as Gillon McLachlan refuses to budge on a seemingly obvious solution to violence on the...

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07th Aug. 2018 8:08 AM

AFL boss Gillon McLachlan has backed away from a radical idea of trialling proposed new rules during the premiership...

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27th July 2018 11:07 AM

BRISBANE is open to an AFL rules trial in-season despite the league being savaged by AFL greats for ruining the game’s...

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25th July 2018 6:07 PM

AFL chief executive Gillon McLachlan has confirmed the league is considering trialling new rules in games between...

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25th July 2018 3:07 PM

AN AFL great couldn’t believe his ears when the sport’s boss went on radio this morning to address the nude video...

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04th May 2018 1:05 PM

CAROLINE Wilson launched a stunning personal spray at Jeff Kennett and Gillon McLachlan, saying the AFL bigwigs should be...

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22nd Feb. 2018 10:02 AM

After revelations the AFL had contacted AFLW clubs with concerns over game style, Collingwood assistant coach Daniel...

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07th Feb. 2018 10:02 AM

The Killers won't be getting paid for their performance on the MCG - unless they meet one particular condition.

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08th Sept. 2017 3:09 PM

Gill McLachlan says he'd need a compelling reason to shelve pre-finals break.

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01st Sept. 2017 12:09 PM

McLachlan said journalists had to be held accountable

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18th Aug. 2017 1:08 PM

Hamish McLachlan has leapt to the defence of his brother Gillon.

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18th July 2017 6:07 PM

The move comes after Sunday's fiery clash at the MCG which saw players - most notably North's Ben Cunnington - fined after...

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23rd May 2017 11:05 AM

AFL has hailed Magpies legend for his contribution to the game.

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09th May 2017 11:05 AM

Former banker to fill the gap left by former chairman Mike Fitzpatrick.

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21st April 2017 4:04 PM

Gillon McLachlan has confirmed there was no evidence suggesting West Coast took performance-enhancing drugs.

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24th March 2017 10:03 AM

Gillon McLachlan thrilled with the hype around the competition in its first year.

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24th Feb. 2017 6:02 PM

Mike Fitzpatrick has retired from the AFL commission.

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15th Feb. 2017 10:02 AM

The GWS Giants will be forced to front the AFL Commission on December 13 after the club was charged with conduct...

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24th Nov. 2016 2:11 PM

Sam Mitchell admitted there was "lots of awkwardness” but he and Trent Cotchin were happy to be announced as the...

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17th Nov. 2016 12:11 PM

The pair was awarded the AFL's best and fairest honours after original winner Jobe Watson opted to hand the medal back.

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15th Nov. 2016 4:11 PM

League boss Gillon McLachlan has again defended the decision to introduce a footy-free weekend before the finals.

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01st Sept. 2016 4:09 PM

League boss Gillon McLachlan expects the probe into GWS Giant Lachie Whitfield to be completed "in the coming days”.

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31st Aug. 2016 2:08 PM

The Brisbane Lions board has some tough decisions to make during its meeting prior to the club's final-round clash with St...

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12th Aug. 2016 5:08 AM