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Hubs helped spark Demons’ charge

RESULTS didn’t always show it, but Melbourne’s dramatic AFL resurgence started during their stint in hubs last year. The Demons have shot out of the blocks this season to be atop the ladder at 10-1, after missing finals in the previous two years. After proving themselves by accounting for the Western Bulldogs...

Port overpowers Freo

A SAVAGE early assault has propelled Port Adelaide to a thumping 46-point AFL victory against Fremantle. The Power booted seven first-term goals to lay the platform for their 18.7 (115) to...

Franklin helps Swans edge Blues

Lance Franklin has weathered an injury scare to help Sydney record a 22-point win over Carlton at the SCG, where the superstar edged closer to his most monumental AFL milestone...

In-demand forward fire for Tigers

DEMAND for out-of-contract forward Callum Coleman-Jones is set to skyrocket after the exciting youngster kicked four goals to help Richmond breathe life into their AFL premiership defence with a 28-point...

Grundy cleared of major injury

COLLINGWOOD ruckman Brodie Grundy has been cleared of major damage after suffering a neck-related injury in his side’s AFL defeat to Geelong. Grundy was substituted out of Saturday’s game at the...

Suns storm to rare win over Hawks

A CAREER-best four-goal haul by Izak Rankine has sparked Gold Coast’s 37-point AFL win over Hawthorn at the SCG. X-factor Rankine enjoyed a welcome return to form on Saturday night to...

Stringer stars as Dons stuns Eagles

JAKE Stringer produced a heroic second-half display as Essendon came from 29 points down to post a gutsy 16-point win over an injury-hit West Coast at Optus Stadium. The Eagles looked...

Saints scrap their way to a needed win

IT was far from pretty, but under-fire St Kilda got the AFL result they so desperately needed as skipper Jack Steele led from the front in a 20-point win over...

Early blitz sets up Lions win over Giants

A SIX-goal blitz inside the opening 20 minutes has set up a 64-point AFL win for a red-hot Brisbane over GWS. The Lions stormed out of the blocks on a sunny...

Cats stagger to victory over dour Magpies

COLLINGWOOD’S AFL season from hell has sunk to new lows with the Magpies losing star ruckman Brodie Grundy in a woeful 10-point defeat to Geelong. In a scrappy, low-quality contest at...

Dees beat Dogs to go top

MELBOURNE has put a turbulent week behind them and reaffirmed their AFL premiership credentials with a 28-point win over the Western Bulldogs in a top-of-the-table clash. The Demons executed their defensive...