Afl News

Bucks puts heat on mids

COLLINGWOOD coach Nathan Buckley is demanding a lift from his powerful midfield for Thursday night’s AFL blockbuster against Richmond. In the lead-up to round one, the depth and class of the Magpies’ onballers was lauded as one of their biggest weapons. But last Friday night’s loss to Geelong has Buckley demanding more...

Expectation a new challenge for Lions

BRISBANE midfielder Hugh McCluggage admits dealing with the heightened expectation at the Lions is a new challenge in his AFL career. McCluggage was one of the Lions’ best in their 44-point...

Knee injury ends Roo’s season

NORTH Melbourne youngster Ed Vickers-Willis won’t play again in 2019 after suffering a serious knee injury in his side’s round-one AFL loss to Fremantle. The 22-year-old defender ruptured his anterior cruciate...

McCarthy inspires Dockers to big win

FORGOTTEN forward Cam McCarthy silenced his knockers with a five-goal haul in Fremantle’s 82-point AFL win over North Melbourne at Optus Stadium on Sunday. McCarthy struggled in his first two years...

Giants spank Bombers

GWS have spanked a poor Essendon side by 72 points in their AFL clash, making it a wretched homecoming for a couple of former Giants. Playing at the newly rebranded Giants...

Saints scrap to an ugly win

ST Kilda has rallied to record a one-point AFL victory over Gold Coast, holding off the Suns in an unconvincing performance at Marvel Stadium. The nailbiter was memorable for the mediocrity...

Crows dismantle Cats to book grand final berth

RUTHLESS AFLW flag favourites Adelaide have demolished Geelong by 66 points to advance to the grand final against Carlton. The Crows kept the Cats to the lowest-ever AFLW score with a...

Dogs hold off Swans charge

WEARING their Thor-inspired guernseys, the Western Bulldogs brought the hammer down in a stunning first half against Sydney before hanging on for a famous 17-point win at Marvel Stadium. The Swans...

Lions clip Eagles’ wings

AS statements go, Brisbane has made a massive one for the 2019 AFL season with a significant 44-point win over West Coast. The Lions overhauled a 27-point quarter-time deficit to comprehensively...

Worpel the star in Hawks’ upset of Crows

Hawthorn midfielder James Worpel has orchestrated a 32-point away thumping of Adelaide in Saturday’s AFL twilight game. Worpel gathered 27 disposals and kicked two goals in the Hawks’ 12.15 (87) to...

Harris stars as Blues book grand final berth

TAYLA Harris has put an upsetting week behind her with a starring role as Carlton overwhelmed Fremantle by 36 points to reach the AFLW grand final. Harris was prominent in attack...