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AFL Changes – Round 19

Jack Riewoldt’s eye injury is a smash in the face for Richmond ahead of their AFL clash against Gold Coast. Saturday’s match at Metricon Stadium is now a danger game for the Tigers as they try to consolidate their top-four berth. Already without midfielder Dion Prestia because of a recurring knee injury,...

Relief for JJ following new deal

WESTERN Bulldogs speedster Jason Johannisen admits signing a new AFL deal has taken a weight off his shoulders. The 24-year-old’s decision to sign a five-year contract extension came amid a turbulent...

Guns without a Rising Star nom

EVERY Monday evening throughout the home and away season the AFL announce its latest Rising Star nominee. For a football club – particularly those in a rebuild – a successful nomination is...

Thompson to call time

ADELAIDE stalwart Scott Thompson has confirmed he’ll retire at the end of the AFL season. The dual Crows club champion has only added one AFL match this season to his career...

Wingard to miss up to a month

PORT Adelaide will be without star midfielder Chad Wingard for up to a month after scans revealed a high ankle sprain suffered in the loss to Melbourne on Saturday. The Power says...

Harley to become Swans CEO

TWO-time Geelong premiership captain Tom Harley will be Sydney’s next chief executive, taking over from Andrew Ireland at the end of 2018. Harley, who played 197 games with the Cats, was...

Rookie Swan a Rising Star

ANOTHER impressive defensive display has earned Sydney rookie Lewis Melican the AFL’s Rising Star nomination for Round 18. Melican, who is in his third season at the Swans, had 15 posessions,...

Season over for Docker

FREMANTLE veteran Michael Walters will miss the rest of the AFL season despite not needing surgery on his injured knee. Walters damaged the posterior cruciate ligament in his left knee during last...

Match Review Panel – Round 18

TOBY Greene’s bad record has come back to haunt him after the feisty Greater Western Sydney forward was offered a two-week suspension for striking Richmond’s Alex Rance in yesterday’s loss...

Match Review Panel – Round 19

TOBY Greene’s bad record has come back to haunt him after the feisty Greater Western Sydney forward was offered a two-week suspension for striking Richmond’s Alex Rance in yesterday’s loss...

Pert pulls pin at Pies

COLLINGWOOD chief executive Gary Pert says the timing was perfect to announce his resignation after a decade at the helm of the AFL’s biggest club. Pert told president Eddie McGuire late last...