Afl News

Dogs open account with narrow win

THE Western Bulldogs have stormed home in the final quarter to shock Carlton by six points in a thrilling opening game of AFLW’s Pride Round. Tipped as equal premiership favourites pre-season, the Blues let a 10-point three-quarter-time lead slip as captain Ellie Blackburn inspired the Bulldogs to a 6.6 (42) to...

Culled Roo thrown AFL lifeline

ST KILDA has handed Mason Wood an AFL lifeline, adding the former North Melbourne forward to their list via the pre-season supplementary selection period. Wood, one of 11 players delisted by North...

Lions extend Fagan deal

BRISBANE coach Chris Fagan has his eyes on a premiership after extending his contract for two years until 2023. The former Hawthorn football boss has helped turn the Lions from wooden...

Pre-season setback for De Goey

JORDAN de Goey has suffered a minor setback in his bumper AFL pre-season with the Collingwood ace to miss up to two weeks of training with an abdominal strain. The Magpies...

Racism response apology

UNDER-siege Collingwood president Eddie McGuire admits he got it wrong when labelling a leaked report that uncovered systemic racism at the AFL club as a proud day for the Magpies. An...

Scully announces retirement

HAWTHORN winger Tom Scully has retired from the AFL, saying he has lost his passion for the game. The former No.1 draft pick who also had stints at Melbourne and Greater Western...

Pies vow to end “systemic racism”

COLLINGWOOD has vowed to implement all 18 recommendations from a damning report that found the AFL club guilty of “systemic racism” and urged significant changes to ensure it eliminates that...

Setback for Buddy

SYDNEY coach John Longmire has confirmed AFL superstar Lance Franklin suffered another injury setback last week. Franklin, 34, failed to play a game last season as hamstring and groin injuries kept him...

Pies guilty of “systemic racism”

AN independent investigation has found Collingwood guilty of “systemic racism” and recommended significant changes to ensure the AFL club eliminates that “toxic” culture. The review found racism at Collingwood has resulted...

Houghton stars as Freo rolls Giants

STAR Fremantle forward Gemma Houghton has produced a match-winning display to help lift her team to a 30-point AFLW win over the Giants at Fremantle Oval. The Dockers led by just five...

Lions too much for Tigers to bare

THE Brisbane Lions have made a flying start to their campaign for a maiden AFLW title with a comprehensive 29-point win over Richmond at the Swinburne Centre. The Lions, twice losing...