Afl News

Injury carnage for Eagles

WEST Coast’s injury list has reached crisis point after Dom Sheed and Brendon Ah Chee became the latest players to join the casualty ward. Sheed (hamstring) and Ah Chee (finger) will miss Thursday night’s crunch clash with St Kilda at the Gabba. Defender Lewis Jetta (calf), Jack Redden (fractured thumb), and Mark...

Dan set sights on finals return

ST Kilda’s Dan Hannebery admits the two injury-ravaged AFL seasons since his high-profile move from Sydney have been the toughest period of his decorated career. But the veteran midfielder is confident...

Blues keep finals hopes alive

CARLTON has come from the clouds to keep their very slim AFL finals hopes alive with a thrilling five-point win over Sydney. The Swans piled on the first seven goals in a...

Adelaide upsets GWS in AFL boilover

GREATER Western Sydney’s AFL finals hopes have suffered a serious dent with a shock 12-point loss to last-placed Adelaide. The Crows banked consecutive wins with a hard-fought 8.11 (59) to 7.5...

Bomber McKenna calls time

ESSENDON defender Conor McKenna has announced his AFL retirement at the age of just 24 following the most turbulent year of his short career. McKenna announced his retirement on Tuesday, effective...

Walters kills off Demons’ finals hopes

MICHAEL Walters’ heroics have ended Melbourne’s AFL dreams with the Fremantle star revelling in the wet to inspire the Dockers to a 14-point win in Cairns. In a dour scrap, Walters...

Kelly sidelined again

GREATER Western Sydney ace Josh Kelly will miss another AFL match while still feeling lingering effects of concussion. Kelly will be on the sidelines with Harry Perryman (calf), Zac Williams (Achilles),...

Teague backs Cripps to bounce back

CARLTON coach David Teague expects Patrick Cripps will play out the rest of the AFL season but will leave the call to his banged-up captain. Another tough season as the Blues’...

Dogs snatch crucial win over Eagles

A CONTROVERSIAL late goal to superstar Marcus Bontempelli has helped the Western Bulldogs keep their AFL finals hopes alive with a heart-stopping two-point win over West Coast. The Bulldogs overcame a...

Cats cruise as finals fade for Bombers

GEELONG has punished an off-the-pace Essendon in a 66-point AFL win to set the tone for Friday’s crucial clash with Richmond. The Cats romped to a 17.6 (108) to 5.12 (42)...

Saints fight their way past young Hawks

IT wasn’t pretty but St Kilda has overcome a Hawthorn team boasting five players with under 10 AFL matches to claim a 14-point AFL win at Metricon Stadium. The Saints moved above...