Afl News

Buddy back on the sidelines

LANCE Franklin’s stop-start AFL season has been halted by a knee injury that will further test Sydney’s depth and finals ambitions. Franklin, having only recently returned to full fitness after battling a series of soft-tissue injuries that restricted him to one AFL game in 21 months, will spend up to a...

Flag lure got Demon to 300 games

MELBOURNE veteran Nathan Jones says the prospect of an elusive premiership pushed him through difficult years to 300 AFL games. The former Demons skipper played through some of the club’s darkest...

Cameron “ready to go” – Scott

COACH Chris Scott has declared boom recruit Jeremy Cameron “ready to go” for Geelong’s crunch clash with West Coast after the Cats returned to the AFL winners’ list against North...

Cats do enough to see off Roos

GEELONG has scraped their way back onto the AFL winners’ list, holding off a gutsy North Melbourne for an ugly 30-point win at GMHBA Stadium. The Cats overcame a sluggish start...

Demons kill off Hawks for a 5-0 start

MELBOURNE has steamrolled Hawthorn in the last quarter for a 50-point win and their first 5-0 start to a season in 17 years. Captain Max Gawn was imperious in the ruck...

Taberner kicks four goals as Dockers hold off Crows

FREMANTLE spearhead Matt Taberner has booted four goals in a plucky 12-point AFL away win against Adelaide. The Dockers, despite losing key onballer Adam Cerra to an ankle injury, prevailed 12.12...

Power ease past wasteful Blues

Port Adelaide have won their second game on the bounce and brought Carlton back down to earth in the process, easing past the wasteful Blues in a 28-point win at...

Lions back to best with thumping of Bombers

BRISBANE’S big guns have rebooted their stuttering AFL season with a 57-point drubbing of Essendon in the wet. Hugh McCluggage, Harris Andrews, Lachie Neale and Joe Daniher – playing against his...

Bont stars as Dogs belt Suns

AFL milestone man Marcus Bontempelli has starred as the Western Bulldogs belted a bipolar Gold Coast by 62 points to start a season with five wins on the bounce for...

Giants snatch late win

JOSH Kelly has snatched a two-point win for GWS over AFL rivals Sydney, kicking a remarkable match-winning goal to cap a thrilling SCG derby arm-wrestle. Swans superstar Lance Franklin’s five-goal haul...

Lions claim first AFLW flag

BRISBANE is AFLW premier for the first time after the Lions rode a third-quarter surge to a stunning 18-point upset win over the Crows at Adelaide Oval. A superb defensive performance...