Afl News

Dogs called back to training

WESTERN Bulldogs have called all players back to Melbourne to prepare for an AFL season restart. The move comes amid growing optimism that the 2020 season – which was put on hold on March 21 – could resume next month. The AFL has floated its controversial quarantine hubs proposal but is hopeful it...

Gill targets October decider

THE AFL has set a target of October 31 to complete the 2020 premiership season, with league boss Gillon McLachlan increasingly confident long-term hubs won’t be required to achieve that...

Blues put line through Charlie

WHATEVER form the 2020 AFL season takes, Carlton have accepted hobbled star forward Charlie Curnow won’t play any part. The 23-year-old had expressed confidence he would return to the field this year...

No flag asterisk – Danger

GEELONG star Patrick Dangerfield believes winning the AFL premiership this year would be as legitimate as any other season, despite the unique circumstances created by the COVID-19 pandemic. The season has already...

Dockers under investigation

FREMANTLE star Luke Ryan is one of three Dockers under investigation over a possible breach of coronavirus restrictions after allegedly attending a house party last weekend. Senior Dockers defender Ryan and...

Dogs’ premiership medal stolen

WESTERN Bulldogs star Easton Wood’s AFL premiership medal has been stolen. Victoria Police allege it was taken during a burglary in the inner Melbourne suburb of Albert Park between April 14...

Young Blue named AFLW’s best

STAR Carlton midfielder Madison Prespakis has become the first teenager to collect the AFL women’s best-and-fairest. Last year’s Rising Star winner only got better in her second season, polling 15 votes to...

Ratten wary of hub health challenges

ST KILDA coach Brett Ratten has given tentative support to the AFL’s quarantine hub concept but says the Saints will respect the decision of any player who does not want to...

AFL to make season call in May

THE AFL will not settle on its plan for the resumption of the 2020 season until the middle of next month. Chief executive Gillon McLachlan told clubs on Friday the AFL would...

Shaw doing hard yards

RHYCE Shaw is going the extra mile to help guide his players through the AFL season shutdown with the North Melbourne coach completing the same fitness program as some of...

Docker happy with Melbourne hub

FREMANTLE coach Justin Longmuir has backed a Victorian push to host a quarantine hub in a bid to restart the AFL season. All states and territories are being considered by the AFL...