Afl News

Grimes praises Rance influence

RICHMOND defender Dylan Grimes has praised the influence of injured star Alex Rance on the Tigers’ surge to their second AFL grand final in three years. Defender Rance has been sidelined since rupturing his anterior cruciate ligament in Richmond’s season opener and abandoned his bid for an ambitious early comeback in...

Fyfe wins second Brownlow Medal

FREMANTLE captain Nat Fyfe has won the 2019 Brownlow Medal, claiming the AFL’s greatest individual honour for a second time. Fyfe polled 33 votes, prevailing over Geelong’s Patrick Dangerfield (27), Brisbane’s Lachie...

Key Tigers in fitness race

RICHMOND’S Jack Graham hasn’t given up hope of playing in the AFL grand final with skipper Trent Cotchin revealing the premiership on-baller’s dislocated shoulder isn’t as bad as first thought. Graham and...

Skipper hails luckless teammates

PHIL Davis has hailed the unselfish attitude of his GWS co-captain Callan Ward and luckless Brett Deledio, two Giants hard-luck stories as the club prepares for its first AFL grand final. Midfielder...

Second Brownlow for Paddy?

GEELONG star Patrick Dangerfield might have company if the AFL Brownlow Medalist wins the award for a second time. Over past decades, there has been a tie when the count has...

Davis fit for Grand Final

GWS co-captain Phil Davis has declared he should be fit to play in Saturday’s AFL grand final against Richmond despite picking up multiple knocks in the dramatic preliminary final win...

Bucks backs Pies’ staying power

LIKENING his team to a Melbourne Cup stayer, Collingwood coach Nathan Buckley is confident a slow-burn September won’t harm the Magpies’ AFL premiership tilt. Saturday’s preliminary final against GWS at the MCG...

Tigers unfazed by Cats’ changes

RICHMOND coach Damien Hardwick has returned serve with a smile on Geelong counterpart Chris Scott ahead of their AFL preliminary final. Scott has been provocative this week before the Friday night clash...

Appendicitis sidelines star Giant

GREATER Western Sydney has been dealt another massive blow before Saturday’s AFL preliminary final against Collingwood, with star Lachie Whitfield ruled out after being hospitalised with appendicitis. Giants coach Leon Cameron confirmed...