Afl News

Giants jump to second with win over Roos

GREATER Western Sydney has surged home to beat North Melbourne by 23 points in Hobart and move into second place on the AFL ladder. Star forward Toby Greene bagged three goals on return from a knee injury, as the Giants overcame a 45-45 halftime deadlock to win 14.7 (91) to 10.8 (68)...

Bulldogs hold off brave Blues

CHARLIE Curnow has kicked seven goals for Carlton, but the Western Bulldogs have staved off a stunning late rally to keep their AFL season alive with a pulsating three-point win at...

Walters stars in Dockers’ win

MICHAEL Walters has produced another match-winning display to lead Fremantle to a 21-point AFL win over Port Adelaide at Optus Stadium. Walters entered Saturday’s contest having booted the winning score in...

Sloppy Saints heap misery on Suns

ST Kilda has prevailed in another AFL cliffhanger against Gold Coast, beating the Suns by four points in a comeback which relieved coach Alan Richardson admits had been hard to...

Bombers claim a crucial win

ESSENDON has put a dagger through Hawthorn’s AFL season with a crucial 19-point win over its arch-rivals at Marvel Stadium. Hawks coach Alastair Clarkson had called this a cut-throat game and the...

Crows down gallant Tigers

A BRAD Crouch midfield masterclass has helped Adelaide to a 33-point triumph against a depleted Richmond in Thursday night’s AFL game. Crouch collected a game-high 43 disposals as the Crows rose to...

Broadbent granted mental health leave

PORT Adelaide defender Matthew Broadbent has been granted indefinite leave from the AFL club to deal with his mental health. No timeframe has been set for Broadbent’s return, with the club saying...

Saint Steven won’t be rushed

ST Kilda star Jack Steven won’t be rushed back into the AFL, needing up to a month of training following his return from mental health leave. Steven hasn’t played since early...

Cotchin and Edwards sidelined

RICHMOND’S injury crisis has worsened with captain Trent Cotchin and veteran Shane Edwards ruled out of Thursday night’s AFL game against Adelaide. Cotchin only returned to action two weeks ago after spending...

Boost coming for Bombers

INJURY-plagued Essendon forward Orazio Fantasia could join Dylan Shiel and Jake Stringer as big recalls for their AFL clash with Hawthorn. Coach John Worsfold said on Tuesday that Fantasia is yet...

Blue’s future not clouded by ban

Carlton veteran Dale Thomas is keen to play on next season and doesn’t believe his recent club-imposed ban will hurt his chances of winning a new AFL deal. Thomas was stood...