Afl News

Eagles overpower Pies

UNDER fire Collingwood were left to count the cost on multiple fronts after a second-quarter masterclass from Jack Darling helped guide West Coast to a 27-point AFL victory at Optus Stadium. The Magpies led by 15 points after an impressive opening term on Friday night, but the loss of star duo...

Injuries create chances – Noble

NORTH Melbourne coach David Noble won’t use injuries as an excuse as his AFL side’s search for their first victory of the year continues in Geelong on Sunday. Reigning best and...

Key Bulldog set to return

THE ladder-leading Western Bulldogs will welcome back star defender Hayden Crozier for his first AFL game of the season in Saturday’s clash against Gold Coast. Crozier has recovered from surgery on...

Ruthless Tigers power past Saints

RICHMOND has snapped a two-game losing streak in style and left a wasteful St Kilda in their wake with a brilliant 86-point win at Marvel Stadium. St Kilda led at quarter-time...

Bombers team up on Daniher

ESSENDON coach Ben Rutten insists it will take a team effort to stop Joe Daniher in his first AFL match against his former club on Saturday night. Rutten earmarked the likes...

Saints ponder Martin tag

ST KILDA will consider sending a hard tag to Dustin Martin in a bid to quell the Richmond superstar’s influence and condemn the reigning AFL premiers to their third straight...

Injury sidelines Roo McDonald

NORTH Melbourne vice-captain Luke McDonald will miss at least the next 10 weeks of the AFL season after having surgery to repair a torn pectoral muscle. McDonald was hurt during Saturday’s...

Tiger Stack to play VFL

RICHMOND youngster Sydney Stack will make his return to competitive football when he lines up in the VFL on Friday. Stack returned to Richmond in late March after he was fined...

Scans confirm bad news for May

MELBOURNE defender Steven May could be out of action for a month because of a fractured eye socket, while Collingwood vice-captain Taylor Adams will spend 10 weeks on the sidelines. May...

Dockers hold off Hawks challenge

FREMANTLE overcame an early Tom Mitchell masterclass and a wayward afternoon by two-time Brownlow medallist Nat Fyfe to post a 15-point AFL win over Hawthorn at Optus Stadium. The Dockers looked...

Demons beat Cats, keep perfect start

A STAR turn from Christian Petracca has helped Melbourne see off Geelong by 25 points and record their best start to the AFL season in 27 years. The Demons overcame a...