Afl News

Giant expected to make full recovery

GWS’ Irish AFLW recruit Brid Stack suffered a neck fracture in a practice match against Adelaide but has been cleared of a major spinal injury or nerve damage and is expected to make a full recovery. Stack was rushed to hospital after she was hurt attempting to make a tackle during...

Roberton steps away

ST KILDA defender Dylan Roberton has taken time away from football as he contemplates his AFL career. Roberton, 29, has played just one AFL game since he collapsed on the GMHBA Stadium...

Contract extension for Kenny

PORT Adelaide coach Ken Hinkley has been rewarded with a two-year contract extension after helping lift the AFL club back into premiership contention last season. The new deal will extend the 54-year-old’s...

Cat keen for Cameron combo

GEELONG star Tom Hawkins is already relishing the prospect of playing alongside boom recruit Jeremy Cameron in a new-look forward line this AFL season. The Cats paid a hefty price at...

Hardwick addresses drama with players

RICHMOND vice-captain Jack Riewoldt is adamant the situation surrounding coach Damien Hardwick and his new relationship with a club staffer will not have any impact on the playing group. The Tigers’ senior...

Phillips calls time as captain

TWO-time AFLW premiership captain Erin Phillips is stepping down from her leadership role at the Crows, with the club focusing on the future. Phillips skippered Adelaide for the first four seasons...

Dimma not in breach over relationship

THREE-time AFL premiership coach Damien Hardwick’s relationship with a member of Richmond’s administration staff has been approved by the club. The 48-year-old confirmed in December he had split with wife Danielle,...

Shaw takes Suns role

FORMER North Melbourne coach Rhyce Shaw will return to AFL coaching ranks in 2021, joining Gold Coast as head of development. Shaw left the Kangaroos by mutual agreement in October to...

Cats to wait for Tigers re-match

GEELONG will have to wait until Round 8 to seek revenge for this year’s grand final defeat to Richmond in the AFL’s newly-released 2021 fixture. The league has unveiled match-ups for all 23...

Stack arrested for COVID breach

RICHMOND utility Sydney Stack has been arrested and refused bail after allegedly breaching Western Australia’s strict COVID-19 laws. Stack was granted approval to enter WA via South Australia on compassionate grounds...

Cats and Bombers open pre-season

BEATEN AFL grand finalists Geelong will open the pre-season series in February when they host Essendon at Kardinia Park. After their 31-point defeat to Richmond in the decider on October 24, the...