Afl News

Surgery for star Giant

GWS star Stephen Coniglio will undergo knee surgery on Tuesday, putting the rest of his AFL season in doubt. While it is a major blow, the damage in the top midfielder’s left knee is to the cartilage, not the anterior cruciate ligament, and he hopes to return for the finals. The Giants...

Buddy’s 300th on hold

LANCE Franklin’s 300th AFL game could have to wait for three more rounds while Sydney’s most experienced player, Jarrad McVeigh, will be out for another month after suffering a calf injury. Superstar...

Brisbane thrashes Port to climb ladder

BRISBANE has pulverised Port Adelaide by 48 points in a win created by a stunning seven-goal burst which will send shudders through AFL rivals. The Lions booted seven-consecutive goals in the initial...

Coniglio hurt as Tigers beat GWS

RICHMOND has continued the MCG misery for GWS, who have lost star onballer Stephen Coniglio to a knee injury early in their 27-point AFL loss. The Tigers opened their seven-game MCG stretch...

Crows maul insipid Suns

ADELAIDE has made the most of a woeful Gold Coast performance to charge back into the AFL winner’s list. Defeated by Geelong and rivals Port Adelaide in the past two weeks, the...

Loss to Cats adds pressure on Saints

GEELONG has overcome a spirited St Kilda by 27 points at GHMBA Stadium in a result that could yet prove fatal to Alan Richardson’s coaching tenure. Saturday night’s 12.12 (84) to 8.9...

Late goal seals big Bombers win

ANTHONY McDonald-Tipungwuti’s snapped goal with 17 seconds left has snatched a critical five-point AFL win for Essendon over North Melbourne. In a pulsating Saturday twilight duel at Marvel Stadium, it was the...

Hawks finals hopes stay alive

HAWTHORN has kept its AFL top-eight hopes alive and dealt Fremantle’s finals chances a blow with a gritty 31-point win in Launceston. The Hawks fended off a Nat Fyfe-inspired comeback from the Dockers,...

Blues stun Swans in Sydney

THE Carlton AFL revival has continued with a seven-point win over Sydney at a windswept SCG on Saturday. The Blues had a 19-point final quarter lead slashed to seven, but held...

Pies bounce back in a thriller

COLLINGWOOD has revived its top-two hopes with a pulsating one-point win over West Coast in an epic grand final re-match at Optus Stadium. The Magpies lost defender Darcy Moore to a hamstring...