Afl News

Lewis calls time on career

A FIERCE competitor to the end, Jordan Lewis has launched a strident defence of his under-pressure coach after confirming his AFL retirement. The four-time premiership winner will play his 319th and final game when Melbourne face North Melbourne at Hobart’s Blundstone Arena on Saturday afternoon. Along with fellow star Sam Mitchell, Lewis won...

Dockers sack Lyon

Fremantle AFL coach Ross Lyon has reportedly been sacked, effective immediately. The Dockers board reportedly notified the senior coach, who had a year to go on his contract, of its decision...

Cats keep ruck options open

GEELONG coach Chris Scott acknowledges the Cats are still not in a position to lock in their preferred ruck set-up with just one round to go before the AFL finals. Rhys Stanley...

Bont’s Brownlow hopes alive

BROWNLOW Medal favourites Patrick Cripps and Marcus Bontempelli remain eligible for the AFL’s highest individual honour after the match review findings. Bontempelli will also play in the Western Bulldogs’ massive round-23...

Grimes avoids ankle damage

RICHMOND has received some welcome injury news with key defender Dylan Grimes cleared of serious damage to his ankle. Grimes sent a scare through the Tigers camp when he hurt his...

Roughy kicks six as Hawks smash Suns

JARRYD Roughead has booted six goals for Hawthorn who have farewelled their retiring AFL champion in fine style with a 70-point smashing of hapless Gold Coast in a carnival atmosphere at...

Dogs smash Giants to climb into top eight

SURGING Western Bulldogs have charged into the AFL top eight with a 61-point away win over a GWS side that suffered another case of the second half staggers on Sunday. The Bulldogs...

Tigers down Eagles in gripping battle

DUSTIN in Martin has inspired Richmond to a gripping six-point AFL win over West Coast in an MCG clash that lived up to its billing as a grand final preview. Martin...

Bombers bank a finals berth

ESSENDON has secured its finals spot and eased the pressure on coach John Worsfold with a 32-point AFL win over Fremantle at Optus Stadium. The Bombers entered Saturday night’s match with huge...

Brown boots 10 as Roos shutdown Power

NORTH Melbourne star Ben Brown has taken the lead in the Coleman Medal race with a breathtaking 10-goal haul, the rampant Roos running roughshod over a dismal Port Adelaide in...

Pies hammer Crows to keep top-four hopes alive

COLLINGWOOD has trounced Adelaide by 66 points to climb into the AFL’s top four and all but kill off the Crows’ finals chances. Magpie Jamie Elliott booted five goals in a...