Afl News

No limit for Bulldogs: Bevo

PREMIERSHIP coach Luke Beveridge knows anything can happen in September and has declared the Western Bulldogs’ best football is good enough to make them a serious AFL contender. The Bulldogs have been on a hot streak since their mid-season bye, building upon victories over Carlton and Port Adelaide and a tight loss...

Scott not concerned by form dip

GEELONG coach Chris Scott isn’t alarmed by recent losses by his competition-leading AFL side, saying they aren’t alone in their rollercoaster form. “Alert but not alarmed” is how Scott described the Cats’...

Doubts linger over sore Heppell

ESSENDON coach John Worsfold is unsure when Dyson Heppell will be cleared to return to the Bombers’ AFL line-up as the skipper continues to struggle with a sore foot. Heppell was...

Mixed injury news for Doggies

WESTERN Bulldogs midfielder Tom Liberatore will test his injured knee this week in a bid to play against Melbourne, but Mitch Wallis remains frustrated as his recovery from an ankle injury...

New deals for Port young guns

PORT Adelaide has padlocked an influential trio of first-year rookies, tying Connor Rozee, Zak Butters and Xavier Duursma to long-term AFL deals. Rozee, Butters and Duursma, all in the midst of impressive...

Key Roo avoids suspension

SERIAL offender Ben Cunnington’s AFL misdemeanours have left him $15,000 lighter in the pocket this season alone but the North Melbourne midfielder has again avoided suspension, this time for striking...

Don’t jump at shadows: Danger

GEELONG’S scoring wobble has Patrick Dangerfield warning that there’s no need to jump at shadows. While the Cats remain a game clear on top of the ladder, and with the healthiest percentage,...

Lions into the top four

BRISBANE has delivered the greatest indication yet they will not only return to AFL finals but are capable of doing some damage, overwhelming GWS in a 20-point upset win at...

Falcons outclassed

GEELONG Falcons were left smarting after copping their heaviest defeat of the NAB League season in an 87-point thumping from Oakleigh Chargers on Sunday. The Falcons fielded 14 bottom-age players at...

Roos topple Saints in Hobart

A COMBINED 10 goals from Cameron Zurhaar and Nick Larkey and a blistering first term have propelled North Melbourne to a 39-point AFL win over St Kilda in Hobart. The in-form...

Dees hold off Blues in a tense finish

JAYDEN Hunt has booted a clutch goal at the death to salvage Melbourne a nailbiting five-point win over Carlton in their bottom-four AFL clash at the MCG. Hunt booted three majors on...