Afl News

No Roos rejection for Higgins

NORTH Melbourne star Shaun Higgins has scotched the suggestion he’s holding his AFL home to ransom for longer job security. A Channel Seven report has linked the 31-year-old to a surprise switch to Geelong in the off-season, despite the in-form midfielder having a year to run on his deal at Arden Street. Higgins...

Roughy retires with no regrets

FOUR-time Hawthorn premiership star Jarryd Roughead is thrilled he will retire as a one-club player and has no regrets he chose to stay with the Hawks for what would be...

Fearless Lions prepare for Geelong test

LEARNING to be comfortable with the uncomfortable has allowed Alex Witherden to flourish in Brisbane, where once the defender thought he had no AFL future. The 20-year-old will play his 50th game...

Roughy to get AFL farewell

HAWTHORN champion Jarryd Roughead has called time on his AFL career and will be given a farewell game against Gold Coast. The four-time premiership player has largely been confined to the VFL...

300 no factor in Buddy’s return

GETTING Lance Franklin to his much delayed 300th AFL game before the season ends won’t be a factor in whether he plays in Sydney’s final round home match, Swans coach John...

Eagle keep top-two hopes alive

WEST Coast has overcome a plucky Adelaide by 10 points to stay in the race for a top-two AFL berth. The Eagles led by 27 points late in Sunday’s third quarter, and...

Tigers hold off Blues at wet MCG

PREMIERSHIP hero Jack Graham has booted four goals to help Richmond to consolidate its spot in the AFL’s top four with a 28-point win over old rivals Carlton. Sunday’s 11.7 (73) to...

Saints dent Freo’s finals hopes

ST KILDA has dumped Fremantle out of the AFL finals race, Josh Bruce kicking the winner with less than a minute left to hand his side a thrilling three-point victory at...

Bombers embarrassed by Bulldogs

ESSENDON’S premiership campaign is in tatters after the Western Bulldogs embarrassed the Bombers, who capitulated in a stunning 104-point demolition at Marvel Stadium. The ballistic Bulldogs smashed their opponents in a midfield...

Cats stifle Roos in 55-point win

GEELONG has held North Melbourne to the lowest score in the Kangaroos’ 95-year VFL/AFL history to win by 55 points at GMHBA Stadium and regain top spot on the ladder. The Cats...

Lions rout Suns to go top

CHARLIE Cameron has kicked a career-high six goals to inspire Brisbane’s record 91-point thumping of the Gold Coast at the Gabba on Saturday night, lifting the Lions provisionally to the top...