Afl News

Eagles maintain hold on Pies

IT hasn’t taken a last-ditch Dom Sheed goal this time, but West Coast have come out on top against Collingwood at the MCG again, scoring a 22-point win in their first meeting since the AFL grand final. As they did in last year’s premiership decider, the Pies started well but clinical West...

Jeremys torch Tigers

THE Giants Jeremys – Cameron and Finlayson – have combined for 12 goals to propel GWS to a 49-point AFL win over an ailing Richmond in Sydney. Cameron troubled the Tigers...

Swans open their 2019 account

ISAAC Heeney has burst back to form with four goals, leading Sydney to a 19-point AFL win over Carlton. The Swans held off the Blues in Saturday afternoon’s last quarter, winning...

Bombers break the drought

THE AFL clash at the MCG on Friday night was all about pressure Essendon relieved some with a gutsy 18-point victory, and winless Melbourne cracked under it. The Demons face a week...

Cats stay unbeaten

PATRICK Dangerfield has torched his old team as Geelong held off a fast-finishing Adelaide for a gutsy 24-point AFL win on Thursday night. Dangerfield was a standout with 32 disposals in...

Swans can draw from 2017 start

SYDNEY co-captain Josh Kennedy says he’s confident the winless Swans can draw on the experience of battling back from a horror start two years ago. The Swans have lost their first...

Lift needed: Leppitsch

MISSING the “spark and spunk” of Alex Rance and Jack Riewoldt, Richmond need to collectively step up to replace the injured star AFL duo when the Tigers take on GWS...

Pyke backs Crows system

COACH Don Pyke is backing Adelaide’s systems to overcome the loss of ruck stalwart Sam Jacobs for Thursday night’s AFL game against unbeaten Geelong. Jacobs will miss the Adelaide Oval encounter...

Runaway win for star Crow

ADELAIDE star Erin Phillips has dominated the AFLW awards night, comfortably winning her second best and fairest honour. Two days after the Crows won the premiership, the Adelaide co-captain was also...

Cox charge downgraded

COLLINGWOOD giant Mason Cox will play in their AFL grand final rematch against West Coast after his one-game suspension was downgraded to a fine. After a lengthy and complex one-hour hearing...

Hird not the answer: Worsfold

JAMES Hird is welcome at Essendon any time but that invitation doesn’t extend to John Worsfold’s coach’s box. Hird’s recent comment that he would never say never to coaching again led...