Afl News

Naitanui, Eagles make Crows pay

NIC Naitanui has had the last laugh with West Coast overpowering Adelaide in a 33-point AFL win in Brisbane to end their five-week Queensland hub stay on the up. Crows ruckman Reilly O’Brien was forced into damage control after accidentally tweeting match notes which described Naitanui as “lazy and unfit” earlier...

Freo sink Saints in a thriller

FREMANTLE’S Lachie Schultz has kicked a goal with just over a minute remaining to secure a stunning six-point AFL win over St Kilda at Metricon Stadium. The Dockers trailed by 36 points...

Pies too good for poor Hawks

BRODY Mihocek has produced a career-best equalling goalkicking effort as Collingwood returned to the AFL winners list against an inept Hawthorn side, with the luckless Jon Patton making a miserable...

Teague backs McGovern to fire

CARLTON coach David Teague has guaranteed Mitch McGovern’s place in the team this week and backed the under-fire key forward to bounce back to form quickly, following fierce external criticism of...

Cats overcome slow start to tame Lions

GEELONG has recorded its most impressive win of the AFL season, overcoming early injuries to Mitch Duncan and Quinton Narkle to come from behind and beat Brisbane by 27 points at...

McKenna back for Bombers

ESSENDON speedster Conor McKenna will play his first AFL game since his coronavirus scare when the Bombers take on North Melbourne at Metricon Stadium. Essendon’s round-three clash with Melbourne was postponed when...

Lockdown hits home for stars

GEELONG veteran Tom Hawkins is bracing for further changes to his AFL club’s itinerant schedule, having already investigated the possibility of flying his young family into a hub. Richmond premiership star Jack...

Car crash a ‘cry for help’: Beams

COLLINGWOOD midfielder Dayne Beams has revealed he purposely crashed his car during his darkest moment and detailed his battle with addiction. Beams is on indefinite leave from the Magpies to focus on...

Cats preparing for extended hub stay

GEELONG has only recently arrived in Sydney but is already preparing for the possibility of being on the road for longer than the five-week period initially laid out by the...

Suns in no rush on Rowell

GOLD Coast is taking a wait-and-see approach to draftee Matt Rowell’s shoulder injury, as fears grow the teenager faces potentially season-ending reconstructive surgery. The Suns announced on Monday scans had confirmed the...

Houli out of hub

BACHAR Houli has opted out of Richmond’s road trip and will miss the AFL club’s next five games as the reigning premiers prepare for an extended period without several flag stars. The...