Afl News

Door open for Rance return

RICHMOND coach Damien Hardwick says he would love to see Alex Rance backflip on his retirement but concedes the ball is in the former AFL defender’s court. Rance, a devout Jehovah’s Witness, announced his retirement from AFL in December to focus on his family and his religion. On Thursday, defender Bachar Houli said...

Grundy signs for seven

COLLINGWOOD ruckman Brodie Grundy has turned his back on free agency to re-sign with the AFL club for seven years. Grundy would have become a free agent at the end of...

Curnow to miss season start

LUCKLESS Carlton star forward Charlie Curnow will miss the start of the AFL season as he continues his rehabilitation from knee surgery. The Blues insist the 22-year-old’s recovery from an operation...

Greene among Giants leaders

FOUNDATION players Toby Greene and Jeremy Cameron have been elevated to AFL club GWS’s leadership group for the first time. The Giants, seeking to bounce back from a gutting grand-final loss in...

Sigh of relief for veteran Blue

VETERAN Carlton midfielder Marc Murphy has been cleared of serious injury after going down at training on Monday morning. The former Blues skipper was taken off the training ground on a...

Danger headlines bushfire match stars

PATRICK Dangerfield and fellow superstars like Dustin Martin, Nic Naitanui and Max Gawn are expected to headline the AFL’s charity exhibition match to raise funds for communities ravaged by the bushfire...

AFL confirms Bushfire fundraiser

THE AFL has confirmed a representative charity match between Victoria and an All-Stars side to raise funds for communities affected by the bushfire crisis and kicked in a $2.5 million...

Surgery for star Swan

LANCE Franklin has undergone a knee arthroscopy with Sydney admitting the superstar forward is not a certain starter for Round 1 of the AFL season. Franklin was sent for scans having reporting...

Rance retires

CHAMPION Richmond defender and devout Jehovah’s Witness Alex Rance has announced his shock retirement from the AFL to focus on his family and faith. The five-time All-Australian informed his teammates of the...

Docker’s unlucky break

STAR Fremantle veteran David Mundy has suffered a broken leg while riding a bike with his kids. The 34-year-old sustained a fibular fracture just above his left ankle in the first week...

Heppell set to be a Don for life

ESSENDON has received a significant off-season boost with skipper Dyson Heppell extending his contract with the Bombers. The new deal means the star midfielder extends his stay through to at least the...
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