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Wed 12 Jun 2019

AFL rules on ‘bald-headed flog’ fan

premium_icon AFL rules on ‘bald-headed flog’ fan

The AFL insisted there had been no crackdown on fan behaviour as it delivered its verdict on a Carlton fan who called an umpire a "bald-headed flog"

AFL Teams: Tigers’ woes go from bad to worse

AFL Teams: Tigers’ woes go from bad to worse

He’s only been back in action for two weeks but Richmond captain Trent Cotchin is looking at another stint on the sidelines in the latest blow for the Tigers.

Suns’ northern fortress to help sink Saints

premium_icon Suns’ northern fortress to help sink Saints

Suns co-captain David Swallow declares desperate Gold Coast ready to turn up the heat when they host the Saints in Townsville.

Did Curnow expose Neale flaw?

premium_icon Did Curnow expose Neale flaw?

Will opposition sides follow Carlton’s success by tagging SuperCoach AFL’s No.1 midfielder Lachie Neale? It could have a big say on your trade plans.

‘Ill-informed’ Dangerfield intensifies AFL betting saga

premium_icon ‘Ill-informed’ Dangerfield intensifies AFL betting saga

The ongoing stoush between counsellor Jan Beames and the AFLPA is showing no signs of letting up with both parties looking set for a date in court

Goddard living the dream at Pebble Beach

premium_icon Goddard living the dream at Pebble Beach

He has played in AFL grand finals but walking to the first tee at Pebble Beach this week will be “next level” stuff for golfing nut Brendon Goddard.

Tue 11 Jun 2019

‘No panic’: Demons boss backs Goodwin

premium_icon ‘No panic’: Demons boss backs Goodwin

Melbourne has backed coach Simon Goodwin to turn the club around as new stats reveal two Demons are in the top five for biggest drops in AFL player rankings.

Milestone Blue Thomas keen to play on

Milestone Blue Thomas keen to play on

Ahead of his 250th AFL game this weekend, Carlton veteran Dale Thomas has declared he hopes to extend his career by at least another year.

AFL Barometer: Dons set to regain stars

premium_icon AFL Barometer: Dons set to regain stars

Essendon expects gun midfielder Dylan Shiel and forward Jake Stringer to return from hamstring injuries when they take on Hawthorn on Friday night.

Hodge to retire as he eyes next move

premium_icon Hodge to retire as he eyes next move

Luke Hodge will be at the Lions next year, but will the his role be on the field or off it? Meanwhile, Chris Fagan has been on the phone to Cyril Rioli.

Franklin revels in having new goalkicking buddy

premium_icon Franklin revels in having new goalkicking buddy

The Swans, and Lance Franklin, are back. And with a couple of key players poised to return, Sydney hopes to keep its momentum rolling as Buddy eyes a date with his...

Sun 9 Jun 2019

PICS: Saints win, but reality hits hard for Gladstone Suns

premium_icon PICS: Saints win, but reality hits hard for Gladstone Suns

Big margins were the order of the day for Gladstone AFL Capricornia teams

If Brisbane Lions miss finals, blame this man

premium_icon If Brisbane Lions miss finals, blame this man

If Brisbane is watching the first week of finals instead of playing in them, this is the game the Lions will look back on with a sick feeling in their stomach.

Lions recognise Brown’s career at Hall of Fame

premium_icon Lions recognise Brown’s career at Hall of Fame

Nine past Brisbane and Fitzroy identities were added to the club’s Hall of Fame, headlined by fearless premiership champ Jonathan Brown.

Sat 8 Jun 2019

Lions put on high alert after Carlton's change of coach

premium_icon Lions put on high alert after Carlton's change of coach

A drought-breaking finals campaign beckons, but the Brisbane Lions are determined to stick to the old football adage of "taking it one week at a time"

Fri 7 Jun 2019

AFL issues ‘unreserved’ apology to Adam Goodes

AFL issues ‘unreserved’ apology to Adam Goodes

On the same day the powerful documentary on Adam Goodes is set to premiere, the AFL has apologised for not standing by the former champion

Milestone Swan keen to avoid spotlight

premium_icon Milestone Swan keen to avoid spotlight

Dane Rampe says he’s ‘incredibly grateful’ to reach 150 games and hopes his milestone will draw less spotlight than he has in recent weeks.

AFL footy family says heartbreaking farewell at MCG

AFL footy family says heartbreaking farewell at MCG

Anna Green, the wife of former AFL player Brad Green and mother of two boys, has been eulogised at a tear-filled funeral at the MCG

Thu 6 Jun 2019

Female Aussie rules player banned for playing with the boys

Female Aussie rules player banned for playing with the boys

The SANFL has banned a female player for six weeks and fined a club after she filled in for the local men's side

Buckley expresses regret over stinging comments on Malthouse

Buckley expresses regret over stinging comments on Malthouse

After laying out some brutal truths about his former mentor Mick Malthouse, Collingwood coach Nathan Buckley has one regret over his words

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