Afl News

Tigers aim to blunt revamped Cats attack

RICHMOND is wary of the threat posed by a “vastly different” Geelong attack in Saturday night’s AFL grand final compared to the one they blunted six weeks ago. When the teams last met, in round 17, the Tigers held their opponents to just four goals from 11 scoring shots and won by...

Christensen calls time

ALLEN Christensen has announced his retirement after 133 games across the Brisbane Lions and Geelong. The 29-year-old, who didn’t play a game for the Lions in 2020, spent 11 years in...

Hawkins in the clear

GEELONG star Tom Hawkins will play in the AFL grand final on Saturday night after testing negative to COVID-19. The Coleman Medal winner was told to isolate himself away from Cats...

Persistence pays off for Sam

SAM Simpson was literally the last player picked for Geelong’s AFL finals campaign. In Saturday’s grand final, unless the Cats or Richmond spring a selection shock, the 14-game midfielder will be the...

Cameron wants to be a Cat

STAR Greater Western Sydney forward Jeremy Cameron has told the Giants he wants to be traded from the AFL club. It is expected Cameron, who has kicked 427 goals in 171...

Lachie bolts in Brownlow

BRISBANE star Lachie Neale has won this year’s Brownlow Medal, polling 31 votes from 17 games in the shortened AFL season. Neale was voted best-on-ground in a remarkable 10 matches during...

AFL Preliminary Final 2

GEELONG has ended its run of AFL preliminary final outs with a 40-point win over Brisbane to book a date with Richmond in the season decider. Retiring champion Gary Ablett kicked...

Cats set up all-Victorian grand final

GEELONG has ended its run of AFL preliminary final outs with a 40-point win over Brisbane to book a date with Richmond in the season decider. Retiring champion Gary Ablett kicked...

Tigers book third grand final berth in four years

RICHMOND has knocked out Port Adelaide by six points in their preliminary final slugfest to advance to a third AFL grand final in four seasons. The Tigers, with trump card Dustin Martin...

Shaw steps away at Roos

NORTH Melbourne coach Rhyce Shaw has been granted an extended period of leave from the AFL club and there’s no guarantees he will return. After weeks of speculation, North Melbourne has confirmed...

Moore leads Magpies re-signings

ALL-Australian defender Darcy Moore has re-signed with Collingwood for another two seasons. Key back Moore, talented young winger Josh Daicos and Irish defender Mark Keane have all committed to the Magpies...