Afl News

Lift draft age: Bevo

AFL premiership coach Luke Beveridge says lifting the minimum draft age from 18 is an “absolute no-brainer” decision that should be carried out immediately. The Western Bulldogs mentor believes football’s coronavirus shutdown, which has put all senior and underage competitions on hold, provided a perfect window in which to implement the...

McCartin eyes return to footy

FORMER No.1 draft pick Paddy McCartin has an AFL comeback firmly in his sights. The 23-year-old, who has suffered eight concussions since 2014, was delisted by St Kilda late last year as...

Inaugural Magpie calls time

FORMER Collingwood vice-captain Emma Grant has retired following the premature end to the AFLW season. The 30-year-old utility missed the Magpies’ entire 2020 campaign due to prolonged concussion. She suffered a debilitating...