Afl News

Doggies put away Adelaide to book a finals berth

THE Western Bulldogs have stormed into the AFL finals, with Marcus Bontempelli starring in an emphatic 34-point win against Adelaide in Ballarat. The seemingly-endless finals permutations boiled down to the Dogs needing a win at Mars Stadium on Sunday to qualify. And they were rarely troubled after a blistering opening in front of...

Hawks stun Eagles to keep finals hopes alive

HAWTHORN has kept its AFL finals hopes alive and dented West Coast’s premiership defence after upsetting the Eagles by 38 points at Optus Stadium. The 16.9 (105) to 9.13 (67) win on...

Cameron claims Coleman as Giants hammer Suns

A CAREER-best nine goals in his 150th AFL match have secured GWS forward Jeremy Cameron the 2019 Coleman Medal. The 26-year-old’s haul in the Giants’ 20.7 (127) to 7.13 (55) win...

Cats tune-up for finals with big win over Blues

BIG guns Patrick Dangerfield and Gary Ablett have tuned up for the AFL finals in style as Geelong locked in a guaranteed top-two finish with a commanding 68-point win over Carlton...

Franklin helps Swans farewell greats in style

LANCE Frankin has kicked four goals in his 300th AFL appearance, as Sydney farewells some of their 2012 premiership heroes in fine style with a 45-point win over St Kilda...

Higgins the hero for Roos

NORTH Melbourne has finished a disappointing AFL season on a high note, Shaun Higgins kicking a last-gasp winner to break Melbourne hearts in a five-point thriller in Hobart. Alex Neal-Bullen had...

Stars hurt as Pies jump to third

STAR defenders Darcy Moore and Michael Hurley are major pre-finals casualties as Collingwood beat Essendon by 11 points in their AFL blockbuster. Ruckman Brodie Grundy and captain Scott Pendlebury were supreme...

Cotchin a certainty

RICHMOND coach Damien Hardwick is keeping it simple ahead of a grandstand finish to the AFL season with multiple outcomes possible: the Tigers just have to win and Trent Cotchin...

Blues look for scalp to finish

AN elusive top-four scalp looms as the perfect way to end a transformational season for Carlton when they take on Geelong at GMHBA Stadium. Saturday’s clash carries high stakes for the...

Franklin confident for 300th

SYDNEY superstar Lance Franklin is confident he is fully fit to return from injury for his long-delayed 300th AFL match as the Swans’ season ends on Saturday. The 32-year-old Franklin says...

Stephenson cleared to play VFL

COLLINGWOOD has received twin boosts before their AFL finals campaign with banned youngster Jaidyn Stephenson and star defender Darcy Moore set to return to the field. Stephenson will make a surprise...