Afl News

Swans hold off brave Crows

FAST-starting Sydney held off a gallant Adelaide to continue their push for a top-four finish with a 33-point triumph at the SCG. The Swans stormed to an eight-goal lead early in the second term but had to withstand a brave Crows comeback until steadying late to finish with a 17.16 (118)...

Setback for Dusty

RICHMOND superstar Dustin Martin faces a fight to be fit before the AFL finals after suffering a setback in his recovery from a hamstring strain. Tigers coach Damien Hardwick said on...

Bevo doesn’t bite on Jones talk

WESTERN Bulldogs coach Luke Beveridge has refused to buy into speculation the AFL club is chasing anti-vaccination defender Liam Jones. Bulldogs football manager Chris Grant reportedly met with Jones on Tuesday...

Port ponders punt on Fantasia

PORT Adelaide could punt on injury-plagued Orazio Fantasia making his long-awaited AFL comeback against ladder-leaders Geelong. Fantasia hasn’t played an AFL game this season and has featured in state league ranks...

We can get better – Henry

GEELONG has stormed into AFL premiership favouritism, but defender Jack Henry believes the Cats can become even better before the finals. After eight-straight wins, including a comprehensive victory over reigning premiers...

Blues accept Hayes ban

CARLTON has opted against challenging the two-match AFL suspension handed down to Will Hayes for the dangerous tackle that concussed Geelong’s Sam Menegola. Hayes tackled Menegola to the ground during Saturday...

Future doubt over Ryder

STAR St Kilda veteran Paddy Ryder could miss the rest of the AFL season, casting doubt on his AFL future. The dynamic ruckman hurt his calf late in the Saints’ disappointing...

Dons dent Suns’ finals hopes

GOLD Coast has blown a huge chance to press its case for a maiden AFL finals appearance, suffering a horror 48-point defeat at the hands of Essendon. The Bombers prevailed 14.19...

Pickett the standout in the Alice

KYSAIAH Pickett has unleashed a six-goal masterclass to inspire Melbourne to a 14-point AFL victory over Port Adelaide in Alice Springs on Sunday. The Demons were held goalless in a dour...

Hawks fly high to beat Eagles

HAWTHORN continued its rebuild under new coach Sam Mitchell with a commanding win against West Coast at the MCG on Sunday. It was back-to-back victories for the developing Hawks as they...

Statement win by the Cats

GEELONG has made an emphatic statement, dispatching Carlton by 30 points to consolidate their position on top of the AFL ladder. Apart from a brief period in the first quarter, the...