Afl News

Rioli no certainty for Round 1

YOUNG Richmond star Daniel Rioli is on the verge of taking a big step in his recovery from foot surgery, but remains in doubt for Round 1 of the AFL season. Rioli broke his left foot in the Tigers’ grand final win over Adelaide and underwent surgery the following week. The club has...

Bennell faces uphill battle: Fyfe

FREMANTLE’S troubled Harley Bennell faces an uphill battle to salvage his AFL career, Dockers captain Nat Fyfe says. But Fyfe says he will continue to support Bennell after the Dockers had sanctioned...

Ziebell to again lead Roos

NORTH Melbourne skipper Jack Ziebell is intent on putting the harsh lessons of his first AFL campaign in the top job into practice in 2018. The 26-year-old took over from Andrew...

Crows lock away younger Crouch

MATT Crouch will remain in Adelaide until at least the end of 2021 after signing a three-year contract extension. The 22-year-old’s new deal comes following a standout 2017 season in which...

Griffiths punts on new career

RICHMOND big man Ben Griffiths has announced his AFL retirement to take up a scholarship as a punter with a college in the United States. The 26-year-old will join the University...

Cousins out of jail

FALLEN AFL premiership player Ben Cousins has walked free from prison about two months shy of his one-year sentence for stalking his ex-partner and has already lined up a job with...

Rayner commits to Lions

CAMERON Rayner has given a huge show of faith in Brisbane’s AFL future and his ability to overcome homesickness by re-signing six weeks after being taken at No.1 in the...

Rioli set to return to Hawks

HAWTHORN star Cyril Rioli should return to the AFL club in the next few weeks after a tumultuous few months. The Norm Smith Medallist and four-time premiership player only managed seven...

Bomber arrested and released

FORMER Geelong and Essenon coach Mark Thompson has been arrested and released without charge following an investigation into drug trafficking. A Port Melbourne property belonging to Thompson, 54, was raided by police...

Nightclub incident clouds Bennell’s future

THE AFL career of Harley Bennell is once again hanging in the balance after the trouble-plagued midfielder was allegedly involved in a nightclub altercation with security staff. Video footage has been aired...

Demon accused of sexual assault

A PLAYER with AFL club Melbourne has been accused of sexually assaulting a woman in Bali. Victoria Police say a woman came to them in October, alleging the assault occurred in September...