Afl News

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 resounding 17.12 (114) to 6.12 (48) triumph in Saturday’s Adelaide Oval twilight fixture. Collingwood holds fourth spot – but will lose...

Blues overcome Saints

CARLTON’S feel-good factor has continued with a 10-point win over St Kilda, giving David Teague a winning start as a full-time AFL coach. The Blues came from behind to post a...

Former Cat the hero for Lions

Lincoln McCarthy has sunk his former AFL side with a spectacular mark and goal in the dying moments as Brisbane ran down Geelong in a thriller at the Gabba. McCarthy, having...

Slick Swans thrash soulless Demons

Melbourne’s horror AFL season has reached a new low, Sydney embarrassing the Demons in a 53-point thrashing on the big stage of Friday night football in front of their long-suffering...

Thomas to retire

CARLTON  veteran Dale Thomas will call time on a decorated AFL career at the end of the season. The 32-year-old’s decision to retire after 14 seasons and more than 250 games...

Hoops land Magpie in foul trouble

COLLINGWOOD midfielder Brayden Sier is in hot water with the AFL club over his decision to play a basketball match while injured. The 21-year-old has been sidelined for the past month with...

Deledio to retire

VETERAN Brett Deledio has called time on his decorated 15-year AFL career with the two-time All Australian set to retire at the end of this season. The injury-plagued Deledio, who has battled...

Teague gets gig as Blues coach

DAVID Teague has completed a meteoric and improbable rise to become Carlton’s new fulltime AFL coach. The former North Melbourne and Blues defender has signed a three-year deal after guiding the Blues...

Cats denied GMHBA Final

GEELONG coach Chris Scott has backed the right of the AFL to schedule his side’s home finals at the MCG and not at GMHBA Stadium. But Scott has suggested it could set...

Woosha hits back at ‘cheap shots’

BESIEGED Essendon coach John Worsfold has bristled at “cheap shots” from AFL critics, insisting he is constantly evolving to get the best out of his players. The injury-ravaged Bombers’ finals hopes hang...

Sandilands calls time

TOWERING Fremantle ruckman Aaron Sandilands will play his 271st and final AFL match against Essendon at Optus Stadium on Saturday night. The 211cm Sandilands, who holds the AFL record of 8466...