Afl News

Ablett beats ban

GARY Ablett’s illustrious record remains unblemished after the AFL tribunal overturned the Geelong star’s suspension for striking Essendon’s Dylan Shiel. The tribunal jury on Tuesday night took just three minutes to find Ablett not guilty of intentional conduct, instead classifying the two-time Brownlow Medallist’s conduct as careless. It means Ablett will be free...

More trouble for May

MELBOURNE recruit Steven May will front the AFL club’s leadership group after breaching the Demons’ strict policy of no drinking while out injured. Vice-captain Max Gawn said he didn’t know the...

Cripps promises Blues response

CARLTON co-captain Patrick Cripps is taking some of the blame for their AFL thumping from North Melbourne, saying he did not fire early. The 58-point loss is a major setback for...

I deserved spray – Wines

PORT Adelaide co-captain Ollie Wines says he deserved his public roasting from coach Ken Hinkley. Wines was subjected to a Hinkley verbal spray, caught by television cameras, at quarter-time of Port’s AFL...

Crows outlast Dockers in low-scoring clash

ADELAIDE has downed Fremantle by 17 points in a hard-fought scrap to climb into the AFL’s top eight for the first time this season. The Crows won 7.9 (51) to 5.4...

Cats overcome early dramas to beat Bombers

GEELONG brushed aside a rash of injuries and Gary Ablett’s report to pick apart Essendon by 32 points in their AFL clash at the MCG. The clash of game styles proved a...

North jumps dire Blues for easy win

AFTER starting the AFL season in promising fashion, Carlton have taken a big step backwards in an embarrassing 58-point loss to a recharged North Melbourne. The Blues were beaten in every...

Brennan makes Tiger switch

RICHMOND made its first big AFLW move, signing star forward Katie Brennan away from the Western Bulldogs. The Tigers, who will enter the competition in 2020, announced Brennan will join the...

Runaway win for star Crow

ADELAIDE star Erin Phillips has dominated the AFLW awards night, comfortably winning her second best and fairest honour. Two days after the Crows won the premiership, the Adelaide co-captain was also...