Afl News

Blues spoil Bombers’ party

CARLTON has spoiled arch-rival Essendon’s 150th-anniversary celebrations, recording a 26-point AFL victory to continue the Bombers’ horror season. In front of 65,440 fans, Essendon put on a memorable pre-game show at the MCG as captain Dyson Heppell delivered a stirring address to players in a circle full of Bombers legends of...

Tigers hold off Power for important win

RICHMOND has scored a crucial 12-point AFL win over Port Adelaide, holding off the Power in a pulsating last quarter at the MCG. In front of a disappointing Thursday night crowd...

Fyfe returns for Freo

CAPTAIN Nat Fyfe will make his long-awaited AFL return for high-flying Fremantle in their clash with Hawthorn on Saturday. Dual Brownlow Medallist Fyfe hasn’t played since round 19 last year after...

AFL to probe Demons fight

THE AFL will investigate Melbourne star Steven May’s alcohol-fuelled restaurant fight with teammate Jake Melksham that has embarrassed the reigning premiers. Melksham required surgery on an infected hand injured in the...

Daisy joins Cats coaching staff

MELBOURNE AFLW captain Daisy Pearce will kick off her coaching career at Geelong after she finishes off playing. Geelong has landed Pearce as part of the AFL’s women’s coach acceleration program,...

Crows to offer Tex new deal

TAYLOR Walker will soon be offered a contract extension by Adelaide as the AFL club forecasts aggressive approaches to free agency and trade periods. The 32-year-old Walker falls off-contract at season’s...

May suspended for scuffle

AFL ladder leaders Melbourne have suspended star defender Steven May for the Queen’s Birthday blockbuster with Collingwood after he and teammate Jake Melksham had an altercation after drinking. May and Melksham...

Smith accepts ban

BAILEY Smith has expressed regret over his two-game AFL ban for headbutting, saying it was out of character for emotion to get the better of him. The Western Bulldogs have accepted...

Raise soft cap – Hardwick

RICHMOND’S Damien Hardwick has called for part of the salary of AFL senior coaches to be placed outside of the soft cap. Football departments were able to spend up to $9.7...

Henry helps Pies sink Hawks

OLIVER Henry needed two cracks at it but his late goal has helped Collingwood bolster its AFL finals hopes with a gripping four-point win over Hawthorn. Henry’s calm set shot from...

Swans stun Dees in a thriller

THE Lance Franklin-less Sydney Swans have inflicted a second straight AFL defeat on Melbourne after edging the reigning premiers in a 12-point thriller at the MCG. Even without suspended superstar Franklin,...