Afl News

Surgery for Pies forward

A WEEK after re-signing with Collingwood, Will Hoskin-Elliott needs knee surgery and is in doubt for the start of the AFL season. The forward said on Monday he had had knee soreness for several weeks. He will have an operation on Tuesday and is unsure about being ready for the Magpies’ March 22...

Delayed start for Jong

LIN Jong’s wretched luck with injury has struck again and the Western Bulldogs onballer is now out of action for two months. The midfielder suffered a serious hamstring tear at Thursday...

Star Pie escapes serious injury

COLLINGWOOD is in the dark about when star forward Jordan De Goey will return to the AFL after he was injured at training. De Goey sent a massive scare through the...

Young Sun ruptures ACL

HARRISON Wigg’s AFL debut will have to wait another year after the luckless Gold Coast midfielder ruptured his right ACL at training on Thursday. Wigg’s knee gave way early in the...

Ex-Swan named a Saints leader

HIGH-profile St Kilda recruit Dan Hannebery will form part of a new-look leadership group in his first AFL season with the Saints. Coach Alan Richardson has elevated the former Sydney midfielder...

Roo to undergo surgery

STAR North Melbourne defender Robbie Tarrant will undergo shoulder surgery after he was hurt in the club’s intra-club hit-out, but the Roos are confident he will be ready for Round...

No AFLX for Power star

PORT Adelaide dynamo Robbie Gray is the latest star to pull out of the AFLX pre-season carnival after reporting knee soreness. Gray, after also withdrawing from last year’s competition, has been...

Teammate hopes Adams extends deal

JACK Crisp hopes star Collingwood teammate Taylor Adams follows suit in signing a long-term deal. The Magpies have rewarded Crisp and Will Hoskin-Elliott with deals that secure their football futures after they...

More calf woes for Bennell

HARLEY Bennell’s bid to return to the AFL early this season has taken a hit after the Fremantle midfielder suffered yet another calf injury. Bennell strained his calf at pre-season training last...

Nerves for Goldsack

TYSON Goldsack is edgy ahead of Collingwood’s two pre-season matches. What should be regulation hit-outs against Fremantle and Carlton will carry added meaning for the Magpies’ key defender, given what had happened...

Roos welcome back Daw

MAJAK Daw is back at North Melbourne with the defender joining his teammates for their annual photo day. Daw returned to the club a couple of weeks ago and a slight limp...