Afl News

Ryan returns to big dance

TORQUAY-based Shaun Ryan’s decision to come out of retirement has paid off, while Matt Stevic will oversee his fourth AFL grand final in succession after the league announced the grand final umpiring panel on Tuesday. Veteran umpire Stevic – who will officiate in the fifth grand final of his career –...

AFL List Changes

          INS:  OUTS: Scott Thompson (retired)           INS:  OUTS: Josh Clayton (delisted), Jono Freeman (delisted), Blake Grewar (rookie – delisted) Ryan Harwood (delisted), Jarrad Jansen (delisted),           INS:  OUTS: Dennis Armfield (retired), Andrew Gallucci (delisted), Daniel Gorringe (rookie – delisted), Kristian...

Dusty does it

RICHMOND superstar Dustin Martin has won the 2017 Brownlow Medal after guiding the Tigers to their first AFL grand final in 35 years. The midfielder polled a record 36 votes, narrowly...

Cotchin in the clear

RICHMOND skipper Trent Cotchin will play in Saturday’s AFL grand final against Adelaide after being cleared of any wrongdoing in an incident involving GWS star Dylan Shiel. Cotchin bumped Shiel in last...

AFL Changes – Preliminary Finals

ADEALAIDE have named veteran tall Andy Otten to replace hamstrung forward Mitch McGovern for Friday night’s AFL preliminary final clash with Geelong. The Crows also regained Rory Sloane for the Adelaide Oval...

Crows AFL’s best: Danger

GEELONG star and former Crow Patrick Dangerfield says Adelaide are the best team in the AFL. He says they have been all season. And they run a lot deeper than star midfielder Rory...

Hinkley, Power do deal

PORT Adelaide coach Ken Hinkley has signed a three-year contract extension with the AFL club. Hinkley will coach Port until at least the end of the 2021 season, after rejecting overtures to...

Kenny commits to Power

KEN Hinkley says he will soon extend his tenure as coach of Port Adelaide, ending speculation linking him to the Gold Coast Suns. Hinkley says he will honour his contract at...

Kelly remains a Giant

GREATER Western Sydney have re-signed Josh Kelly, with the race to recruit the AFL’s most in-demand youngster put on hold for a further two seasons. Rival clubs were lining up to lure...

Cats did it for Domsy

AS they walked to their positions on Friday night, Geelong’s defensive group made a little pact not to let Tom Lonergan’s AFL career end with him sitting in the grandstand. Lonergan...

Bombers axe Buddha

ESSENDON have delisted veteran AFL midfielder Heath Hocking after a tough return from the club’s well-documented doping ban. The Bombers on Friday confirmed that 29-year-old Hocking would not be offered a...