Afl News

Gawn to lead Dees

MAX Gawn has been confirmed as Melbourne’s new AFL captain. The All-Australian ruckman has assumed the role after a leadership vote was ratified by the club’s hierarchy. Nathan Jones and Jack Viney have co-captained the Demons for the past three seasons, with Jones stepping down at the end of last year. Viney retains...

Dixon fires Power to victory

PORT Adelaide tall forward Charlie Dixon has made a great start to 2020, booting four goals with the Power claiming a 21-point AFL pre-season win over Brisbane. The 28-year-old, who only...

Crows back on track

ADELAIDE has put its premiership defence back on track with a hard-fought 11-point win against an equally gallant Geelong at GMHBA Stadium. The Cats’ slight edge at utilising scoring chances was...

Roos pile pain on the Tigers

NORTH Melbourne has bolstered its AFLW premiership credentials, piling the pain on newcomers Richmond with a 56-point win at Ikon Park. A five-goal second-quarter blitz set up the barnstorming 12.4 (76)...

Giants swamp visiting Eagles

GWS has eased to a 28-point AFLW home win over West Coast. The Giants kicked six goals to two at Blacktown International Sportspark on Sunday, with Rebecca Privitelli bagging three majors. The...

Rowell leads recruits as Suns beat Cats

TOP draft pick Matthew Rowell has further enhanced his claims for a Round 1 AFL debut with a solid display in Gold Coast’s pre-season win over Geelong. Rowell picked up 20 disposals...

Dockers remain unbeaten

DESPITE Collingwood dominating virtually every area bar the scoreboard, Fremantle remains undefeated in AFLW after a three-point victory at Fremantle Oval. The Dockers and Magpies came into the contest undefeated after two...

Petracca brilliant as Dees roll Crows

AN explosive midfield performance from Christian Petracca set the tone as Melbourne opened their pre-season campaign with a 33-point win over Adelaide. A slimmed-down Petracca was in Melbourne’s on-ball mix –...

Suns rise again to draw with Lions

A SECOND-half fightback has enabled Gold Coast to share the spoils in the first AFLW Queensland derby against Brisbane. The Lions were held without a goal in the second half as Gold...

Blues bounce back to beat Dogs

CARLTON is back in the AFLW winners’ circle after defeating a spirited Western Bulldogs outfit by 21 points at Whitten Oval on Saturday. The Dogs courageously fought to the end and, despite...

Majak returns, but Roos lose to Dogs

MAJAK Daw took a significant step towards an AFL return when he got through North Melbourne’s pre-season series defeat to the Western Bulldogs on Friday night. But it was Brownlow Medal fancy...