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Wed 21 Aug 2019

Ultimate guide to where your club can finish

premium_icon Ultimate guide to where your club can finish

We’ve crunched the numbers on every possible scenario for your AFL team in Round 23 to find out the best and worse-case scenarios.

Buddy to be unleashed for game 300

premium_icon Buddy to be unleashed for game 300

Lance Franklin will make his return for the Swans when he runs out for his 300th game alongside retiring premiership heroes Kieren Jack and Jarrad McVeigh.

Lions eye historic minor premiership

premium_icon Lions eye historic minor premiership

The Lions can end three droughts this weekend, eyeing breakthrough wins at the MCG and against the Tigers and a first minor premiership in more than a century.

Greats’ call: Lyon a good fit for Saints

premium_icon Greats’ call: Lyon a good fit for Saints

He left St Kilda in acrimony, but Ross Lyon has the backing of Saints greats Nick Riewoldt and Brendon Goddard to return to coach the club after he was sacked by...

Robinson: The ‘ambush’ Ross didn’t see coming

premium_icon Robinson: The ‘ambush’ Ross didn’t see coming

Ross Lyon was blindsided by a shock Fremantle axing which was akin to a ‘cold-blooded ambush’, writes Mark Robinson.

Tue 20 Aug 2019

AFLW 'Battle of the Bay' successful kick off

premium_icon AFLW 'Battle of the Bay' successful kick off

Brisbane Lions AFLW player Shannon Campbell was on hand to spot any future stars

Sun sets on Rischitelli

premium_icon Sun sets on Rischitelli

Suns veteran Michael Rischitelli will bring his 16-year AFL career to an end when he plays lines up against GWS this Saturday at Metricon Stadium.

Dockers defend decision after Lyon axed

Dockers defend decision after Lyon axed

Ross Lyon has spoken out on his sacking at Fremantle in an “eccentric” press conference and revealed his immediate future involves a major US University.

Dockers sensationally sack Ross Lyon

premium_icon Dockers sensationally sack Ross Lyon

Fremantle has rocked the AFL with the fourth coach sacking of the season, parting ways with Ross Lyon in a dramatic morning in Perth.

Aker ready for new member of Lions Brownlow club

premium_icon Aker ready for new member of Lions Brownlow club

Brisbane won three Brownlow Medals from 1996-2002 and hasn’t claimed one since. But one member of the Lions Brownlow club thinks that’s about to change.

‘Worst in the competition’ star exposed

‘Worst in the competition’ star exposed

Patrick Dangerfield is one of the best players in the AFL, but a damning figure has been revealed which shines an ugly light on his game.

Hawks coach reveals Coniglio call

premium_icon Hawks coach reveals Coniglio call

Alastair Clarkson says the addition of Stephen Coniglio can make the Hawks a flag contender in 2020 — a point he made when he phoned the GWS free agent.

Mon 19 Aug 2019

Nailbiting season closest in two decades

premium_icon Nailbiting season closest in two decades

A combination of momentum swings and low scoring has produced the closest AFL season in 20 years as Round 22 whet the appetite for a finals series to remember.

End of an era as Jack joins exodus

premium_icon End of an era as Jack joins exodus

Kieren Jack will join this week’s retirement party at Sydney, joining Jarrad McVeigh, Nick Smith and Heath Grundy as premiership players departing the club.

Top 25 AFL trade and free agency targets

premium_icon Top 25 AFL trade and free agency targets

With one round to go trade and free agency talk is hitting fever pitch. Jon Ralph rates this year’s hottest targets and where they might play next season.

The Tackle: Sorry Chris, did we mishear?

premium_icon The Tackle: Sorry Chris, did we mishear?

Many things raised eyebrows in round 22 - and the post-match comments from the Cats coach was among them.

Lions defender wants more big jobs in finals

premium_icon Lions defender wants more big jobs in finals

Marcus Adams wanted the opportunity to play on Geelong’s Tom Hawkins and he delivered with an outstanding performance in the Lions’ win.

Bombers soar over Dogs in dress rehearsal match

premium_icon Bombers soar over Dogs in dress rehearsal match

Saturday afternoon action at Norm McLean Oval Hervey Bay was a dress rehearsal for this week's Wide Bay AFL preliminary final.

Sun 18 Aug 2019

‘Cooked’: Roughead’s emotional farewell

premium_icon ‘Cooked’: Roughead’s emotional farewell

Jarryd Roughead wound back the clock in his last home game for Hawthorn during a celebration befitting the man who has bled brown and gold for 14 seasons.

How the Lions can secure a home final

premium_icon How the Lions can secure a home final

There’s one round left in the AFL and Brisbane is sitting pretty in top spot – but with a trip to the MCG to face the Tigers to come, nothing is assured.

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