Afl News

Ankle issue for star Bomber

STAR Essendon midfielder Zach Merrett has sprained an ankle and will miss a chunk of AFL preseason training. Merrett’s injured ankle in will be in a protective boot for the next two weeks after a mishap during competitive drills at training on Friday. “We expect a clearer picture on his return to...

Witts commits to Suns

GOLD Coast have secured a physical and metaphorical pillar in their rebuild, with ruckman Jarrod Witts extending his contract at the AFL club for another five years. The former Collingwood talent...

Roughead what Pies need: Goldsack

JORDAN Roughead’s arrival at Collingwood is a “match made in heaven”, says veteran Magpies defender Tyson Goldsack. Roughead’s move via a last-minute October trade comes after the ruckman admitted he felt...

Daw blessed with second chance at life

MAJAK Daw says he’s been blessed with a “second chance at life” after falling from a bridge in Melbourne last month. North Melbourne’s Daw fell from the Bolte Bridge on December...

Pendles perks up for Gold Coast trip

A RETURN to the Gold Coast in January is as much about the coffee dates as it is the footy for Collingwood captain Scott Pendlebury. The midfielder says time spent chatting over...

Darling can’t watch replay of grand final

WEST Coast forward Jack Darling says he still gets nervous watching replays of his team’s premiership triumph, even ordering his family to turn it off on Christmas Day. Darling had a...

Mitchell’s pain young Hawks gain

SPEARHEAD Jack Gunston has challenged Hawthorn’s next generation to step up and fill the likely season-long void left by Brownlow medallist Tom Mitchell. The Hawks’ premiership aspirations were dealt a devastating...

Bad break for star Hawk

HAWTHORN’S AFL premiership prospects have suffered a huge blow, with fears Brownlow Medallist Tom Mitchell will miss the season because of a broken leg. Mitchell, one of the AFL’s top onballers,...

2018 – The Year That Was

IT started with a cult-like pre-season camp and ended with one of the greatest grand finals. AFL season 2018 certainly packed a punch. Here’s a recap. WEST COAST’S FLAG LEAVES EGG...

McGovern suffers back fracture

  STAR Carlton recruit Mitch McGovern has suffered a pre-season setback, the former Crow sustaining a back fracture in a training drill. The Blues reported the 23-year-old has “a small, non-displaced fracture...

Dons doctor battling cancer

LONG-serving Essendon club doctor Bruce Reid has taken indefinite leave to battle cancer. Reid is recovering in hospital after undergoing surgery to combat mesothelioma, a form of cancer affecting the mesothelial...
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