Afl News

Tigers and Pies to restart season

THE AFL has announced a series of heavyweight Thursday and Friday night fixtures as it aims to restart the 2020 season with a bang next month. Victorian heavyweights Richmond and Collingwood will kick-off the stalled season on June 11 and will each play three times in featured time slots over the opening...

No rush on Houli return

RICHMOND won’t rush Bachar Houli’s recovery from calf issues for their AFL Round 2 clash with Collingwood. Houli trained away from Richmond’s main group on Monday and forward Jack Riewoldt said he...

Steven returns to training

AFL star Jack Steven said he felt “nice and healthy” as he returned to Geelong’s headquarters on Monday, a little more than a week after he was hospitalised with a...

Dusty eyes another flag

RICHMOND superstar Dustin Martin is adamant a third AFL premiership would mean just as much as the first two – even if it comes during the coronavirus-affected 2020 season. The Tigers’...

Cautious approach for Hawks

HAWTHORN will take a wary approach to next week’s return to full contact training as the AFL edges closer to its June 11 season restart. AFL players were able to train...

Treloar injures calf at training

ADAM Treloar’s injury woes have continued but Collingwood are hopeful the midfielder will be available for their round two AFL match. The 27-year-old injured his calf during the Magpies’ training session on...

Roo makes most of shutdown

NORTH Melbourne skipper Jack Ziebell is in better shape coming out of the AFL season shutdown than he was for round one, according to coach Rhyce Shaw. Ziebell has impressed Shaw this...

Crows out of quarantine

THE 16 Adelaide players who broke AFL coronavirus training protocols have been released from quarantine. The players received a one-game ban, suspended for the season, from the AFL after training in two...

No return date for Daniher

ESSENDON has not put a date on Joe Daniher’s AFL return with coach John Worsfold unable to confirm whether the injury-prone forward will feature this season. Daniher was limited to just 11...

Clubs raring to go

AFL clubs will re-open their doors on Monday as the competition’s players return to small-group training sessions. Right across the league, players can begin training in groups of eight on Monday,...