Afl News

Dees hold Giants, move back into top eight

MELBOURNE has taken a massive step towards playing in this year’s AFL finals after a five-point win over Greater Western Sydney at the Gabba. The Demons rebounded from their disappointing loss to Sydney last weekend with the 12.7 (79) to 11.8 (74) win, which puts them eighth on the ladder. The victory...

Power locks away top-two finish

AFL pacesetter Port Adelaide has sealed a top-two finish with a 50-point belting of Essendon. The Power’s 11.13 (79) to 4.5 (29) victory at a rain-soaked Adelaide Oval on Saturday also...

Dockers hand Roos a hiding

KEY forwards Jesse Hogan and Matt Taberner fired as Fremantle kicked their highest score of the AFL season in a 64-point thumping of North Melbourne. The Dockers’ restrictive defensive system strangled...

Burgoyne eyes off 400 Club

HAWTHORN veteran Shaun Burgoyne will have the chance to become the fifth player in AFL history to reach the 400-game milestone after signing a one-year contract extension for next season. The 37-year-old’s...

Richmond proves too good for Geelong

WITH one round of the AFL season to play, defending premier Richmond has moved into the top four with a 26-point win over Geelong on Friday. The Tigers made light of...

Ablett primed for AFL return

GEELONG believes Gary Ablett has the required conditioning and mental focus to play a key role in their AFL premiership push on his return. The 36-year-old champion has not played since round...

Giants drop Coniglio

GWS has sensationally dropped captain Stephen Coniglio for Saturday night’s crunch AFL clash with Melbourne. Coniglio was appointed skipper in the aftermath of the Giants’ loss in the 2019 grand final. The...

Eagles claim brave win over Saints

A STARRING display by Tim Kelly has made light of West Coast’s injury woes as they secured a 15-point AFL win over St Kilda. The undermanned Eagles, having lost key defender Jeremy...

Selwood to miss Tigers clash

GEELONG captain Joel Selwood will miss Friday night’s blockbuster against Richmond at Metricon Stadium, while speedster Nakia Cockatoo has been ruled out for the rest of the AFL season with a...

Kreuzer, Gibbs call time

CARLTON’S No.1 draft picks in consecutive years, Adelaide’s Bryce Gibbs and Blue Matthew Kreuzer, have called time on their AFL careers on the same day. The Crows announced Gibbs would play his...

Lions blitz Suns in despite Berry blow

AN explosive first quarter has blasted Brisbane past Queensland AFL rivals Gold Coast, but the win was again dampened by injury to a key man. The Lions’ 13.10 (88) to 6.7...