Afl News

Heath Shaw keen to roll Rhyce’s Roos

BROTHERLY battles between Rhyce and Heath Shaw have always been fiercely competitive but the latter admits Sunday’s AFL contest in Hobart will be particularly weird. Rhyce Shaw, seeking to improve his unbeaten record as caretaker coach of North Melbourne to 3-0 with victory over GWS, is now plotting the downfall of Giants...

Heath keen to roll Rhyce’s Roos

BROTHERLY battles between Rhyce and Heath Shaw have always been fiercely competitive but the latter admits Sunday’s AFL contest in Hobart will be particularly weird. Rhyce Shaw, seeking to improve his unbeaten...

Magpies cruise to win over Demons

COLLINGWOOD has moved to outright second on the AFL ladder after defeating a wayward Melbourne by 41 points in the annual Queen’s Birthday clash at the MCG. The polished Pies were...

Ruck among Eagles offered bans

THE bad news keeps coming for West Coast, with Willie Rioli and Nathan Vardy offered one-game AFL suspensions. Reeling from Sunday’s upset 45-point loss to Sydney, the Eagles will now lose...

Buddy helps Swans beat Eagles

LANCE Franklin and an undermanned Sydney returned to their potent best on Sunday at the SCG, beating West Coast by 45 points in what coach John Longmire dubbed one of the...

Fast-finishing Crows pip Giants

MALIGNED Adelaide forward Josh Jenkins has booted three goals in a precious 21-point AFL win against GWS. Jenkins was the standout forward in a tight Saturday night encounter at Adelaide Oval, helping...

A win for the Roos in the skipper’s 200th

A SEVEN-goal opening term has secured North Melbourne a 27-point AFL win over Gold Coast in captain Jack Ziebell’s 200th game. The Kangaroos were unstoppable early, opening up a 35-point quarter-time lead...

Cripps inspires new-look Blues

CARLTON has climbed off the canvas in David Teague’s first AFL game in charge, coming from behind to defeat Brisbane by 15 points at Marvel Stadium. The Blues conceded the first...

Cats start slowly before blowing away Tigers

GEELONG has tightened its iron grip on top spot on the AFL ladder, Patrick Dangerfield and Gary Ablett starring in a 67-point smashing of Richmond at the MCG. The Tigers scored the...

Teague wants Blues to enjoy freedom

CARLTON interim AFL coach David Teague wants the Blues to cast off their shackles, suggesting his philosophy will be as much about the art of coaching as the science. Teague will lead...

Giant in career-best form

LATE-blooming backman Sam Reid is a prime example of how GWS’ push for a maiden AFL premiership has both substance and style. Nothing has come easy for the thrice-drafted Reid, who...