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Fri 14 Dec 2018

Swans name three captains for 2019

Swans name three captains for 2019

Sydney has returned to a co-captaincy model for the 2019 season after elevating vice-captains Luke Parker and Dane Rampe.

Langer hopes Eagles fortune rubs off on Aussies

Langer hopes Eagles fortune rubs off on Aussies

Langer has made the unusual decision to change Australia’s home dressing room at Perth Stadium ahead of the second Test with India - and it’s down to an AFL...

Kaslar to lead Lions pack in AFLW

premium_icon Kaslar to lead Lions pack in AFLW

After carrying the title of vice-captain last season, Leah Kaslar will be the leader of the pride at the Brisbane Lions in the upcoming AFLW campaign.

Broadbent relishes challenge of re-claiming place in defence

premium_icon Broadbent relishes challenge of re-claiming place in defence

"I'M not sure yet if the goal is JLT and it's going to be pretty tight for spots especially down back, which is an exciting challenge.”

Thu 13 Dec 2018

Hungry hawks get on with it

premium_icon Hungry hawks get on with it

It was a disappointing exit from the finals for Hawthorn but forward Luke Breust says that's all in the past

No holding back for Power in Noosa

premium_icon No holding back for Power in Noosa

There was no holding back when players were unleashed on each other during a footy session on Thursday morning.

AFLW locks in $2.5m broadcast deal

premium_icon AFLW locks in $2.5m broadcast deal

The AFL has secured a four-year broadcast deal believed to be worth $2.5 million for its women’s competition.

Moving farewell to Sunshine Coast AFL legend

premium_icon Moving farewell to Sunshine Coast AFL legend

Footballers, family, friends and business associates turned out in force for an emotional farewell for one of life's true gentlemen.

Wed 12 Dec 2018

Hawks keen to make most of pre-season camp on Coast

premium_icon Hawks keen to make most of pre-season camp on Coast

WITH the likes of Tom Mitchell, Jaeger O'Meara and Chad Wingard in their ranks they are expected to be a threat again.

Bombers fans might have to wait: Goddard

Bombers fans might have to wait: Goddard

After officially hanging up the boots Brendon Goddard now has time to reflect. And the former Saints and Bombers star has revealed his thoughts on both clubs.

Footy crackdown a ‘recipe for disaster’

Footy crackdown a ‘recipe for disaster’

The changes approved by the AFL Commission this week have been blasted by a footy legend who believes the tweaks will ruin the game.

Clarko receives Hawks’ top honour

Clarko receives Hawks’ top honour

He’s the most decorated coach in the AFL and a revered figure at Hawthorn. And on Tuesday night Alastair Clarkson ticked off one remaining honour that had until...

Tue 11 Dec 2018

AFL’s red card alternative revealed

premium_icon AFL’s red card alternative revealed

The AFL Commission may have opted against the introduction of a red card system at the top level but that doesn’t mean change isn’t coming.

Best one-liners by footy’s funniest coaches

Best one-liners by footy’s funniest coaches

If Tigers legend Jack Dyer was a coach in today’s AFL he’d break Twitter every week. But he’s not alone in having the odd slip of the tongue.

Docherty’s heartache leaves Cripps as main man

premium_icon Docherty’s heartache leaves Cripps as main man

Carlton will consider all options for Sam Docherty after he suffered a second serious knee injury in a year with Patrick Cripps to pick up the load.

Ross takes Freo on proven Saints path

Ross takes Freo on proven Saints path

It worked for him almost a decade ago, and with Fremantle looking to climb the AFL table Ross Lyon is throwing back to his St Kilda days in a bid for success

Sun 9 Dec 2018

Women's competition gets bigger

premium_icon Women's competition gets bigger

THERE will be more AFL Wide Bay games for women next season

Fri 7 Dec 2018

AFL planning crackdown on niggle

premium_icon AFL planning crackdown on niggle

The AFL appeared intent on introducing a red card system but the league will now instead consider a crackdown on niggling tactics that lead to heavier strikes

Neale could step straight into Lions leadership

premium_icon Neale could step straight into Lions leadership

Boom Brisbane recruit Lachie Neale looms as a potential leader at the Lions as the club hands over the decision of who will be captain in 2019 to the players.

Thu 6 Dec 2018

‘He’s already a pro’: High praise for No.1 Blue

premium_icon ‘He’s already a pro’: High praise for No.1 Blue

Carlton leader Ed Curnow says No.1 draft pick Sam Walsh is already impressing with his professionalism on the training track.

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