Afl News

Final AFL teams

BY JASON PHELAN ADELAIDE are backing star duo Taylor Walker and Rory Sloane to throw off injury concerns and play in Sunday’s clash against Greater Western Sydney. The key pair remained in the Crows’ team for the Adelaide Oval encounter when extended squads for Sunday’s games were trimmed on Friday afternoon. Walker has...

AFL Changes – Round 1

BY MICHAEL RAMSEY ESSENDON coach John Worsfold has named six previously banned Bombers for a round one AFL blockbuster against a Hawthorn side led by the returning Jarryd Roughead. Jobe Watson, Dyson...

Lily in All-Australian mix

GEELONG product Lily Mithen has capped an impressive season in the inaugural AFL Women’s competition by being named in the All-Australian squad of 40. Mithen, who played all seven games with...

New faces for Blues and Tigers

CARLTON and Richmond will both feature four new faces in tomorrow night’s season opener at the MCG. The Blues have named Jarrod Picket, who arrived in off-season from the GWS Giants,...

Castagna upgraded to Tigers’ senior list

BY JOHN SALVADO RICHMOND will take a new-look lineup into Thursday night’s AFL season-opener against Carlton in what shapes as a make-or-break year for coach Damien Hardwick. Highly-rated recruits Dion Prestia, Josh...

Pies ban De Goey over fake injury tale

BY MICHAEL RAMSEY Collingwood midfielder Jordan De Goey has been slapped with an AFL suspension after breaking his hand during a fight and deceiving the Magpies about the injury. De Goey initially told...
JUST one day after fallen West Coast premiership hero Ben Cousins again appeared in a Perth court, a decade of illicit drug use and other misdemeanours have been exposed in a...

West Coast drug issues re-aired in report

JUST one day after fallen West Coast premiership hero Ben Cousins again appeared in a Perth court, a decade of illicit drug use and other misdemeanours have been exposed in a...

No Gabba for women’s final

BY ROGER VAUGHAN and BEN McKAY BRISBANE Lions director and AFL legend Leigh Matthews has slammed a decision for the AFLW club to lose hosting rights for the grand final, calling...

Magpies rule out trio

COLLINGWOOD will enter Friday night’s clash against reigning premier the Western Bulldogs without Jamie Elliott, Levi Greenwood and Jordan De Goey. Elliott, who missed all of 2016 with a back problem, has...

Star Tigers ready to face Blues

BY JASON PHELAN STAR Richmond duo Jack Riewoldt and Alex Rance have declared themselves fully fit to take on Carlton in the AFL season opener on Thursday night. Riewoldt sent a scare...