Afl News

Dangerfield free, Setterfield banned

IT came down to a matter of inches but a fortunate Patrick Dangerfield has avoided AFL suspension and remains eligible for the Brownlow Medal. The Geelong midfield ace has escaped with a fine after throwing a couple of forearms while being held by GWS tagger Matt de Boer in Saturday’s game...

Saints snatch a thriller

ST KILDA has upset injury-plagued Hawthorn by five points in a nailbiting AFL finish on Sunday at Marvel Stadium. The Saints kicked 2.5 to a behind in the last quarter to outlast...

Suns snatch win their third win

JACK Bowes’ last-minute snap has pinched victory for the Gold Coast and cruelly kept Carlton winless in a scrappy Sunday comeback at Metricon Stadium. Trailing by 11 at the final break, the...

Season over for Giant Ward

GWS have confirmed that co-captain Callan Ward is the latest AFL player this season to suffer an anterior cruciate ligament rupture. Ward joins Richmond’s Alex Rance, Adelaide’s Tom Doedee, Collingwood veteran...

Gaff booed as Eagles roll Freo

WEST Coast midfielder Andrew Gaff copped his expected dose of boos as the Eagles overcame a third-quarter scare to beat a wayward Fremantle by 13 points. Gaff, who copped an eight-week...

Roos break drought

A WASTEFUL North Melbourne have salvaged their first win of the AFL season, edging Adelaide by 12 points to ease pressure on coach Brad Scott. The inaccurate Roos trailed at halftime of...

Pies outlast Dogs in MCG scrap

COLLINGWOOD has eked out a scratchy 14-point AFL win over Western Bulldogs, lifting late on the back of Brodie Grundy’s ruck heroics to improve their record to 2-2. The Magpies lost...

Veteran Crows on notice

MORE high-profile Adelaide veterans will follow Bryce Gibbs out of the AFL side if they continue to disappoint, coach Don Pyke has warned The spotlight will be on misfiring forwards like...

Hawks wait on O’Meara

STAR Hawthorn midfielder Jaeger O’Meara must prove he has overcome a sore hip to take his spot against St Kilda at Marvel Stadium on Sunday. O’Meara is one of several Hawks who...

Saints yet to confirm Steven’s return

ST KILDA star Jack Steven is far from certain to return for Sunday’s big AFL game against Hawthorn. The four-time club best and fairest trained on Friday but coach Alan Richardson...

Dees open 2019 account

MELBOURNE has shown some steel and buried their Buddy bogey to open their AFL account for the season with a 22-point victory over Sydney at the SCG. The Demons trailed by...