Afl News

Danger expects big year from Kelly

GEELONG superstar Patrick Dangerfield expects Tim Kelly to take his game to another level with the Cats in 2019, despite the mature-aged recruit being denied an AFL trade to West Coast. After a remarkable debut season when he finished second in the Geelong best and fairest award, Kelly asked to be...

Menzel to address flaw in his game

SYDNEY recruit Daniel Menzel is determined to address the forward pressure criticism of his game, but can’t help but smile at the prospect of playing alongside superstar Lance Franklin. Menzel, who...

Bugg won’t change combative way

TOMMY Bugg has vowed to play with his trademark aggression for Carlton after the combative AFL utility was thrown a rookie lifeline by the Blues. Bugg is at his third AFL...

Suns confident of keeping talent

GOLD Coast have either laid the foundations of some overdue AFL success or it’s yet another false dawn for the struggling expansion club. No-one doubts they made sound choices at last...

Lukosius, Suns talked loyalty

LOYALTY was a big topic when Gold Coast interviewed top AFL draft pick Jack Lukosius. The Suns recruited who they wanted in Thursday night’s opening round of the AFL draft. Lukosius was...

Walsh goes No.1

CARLTON has used the first pick at the 2018 AFL Draft to select star Geelong Falcons midfielder Sam Walsh. The Blues decided to go with Walsh ahead of talented South Australian...

Docker calls it a day

FREMANTLE big man Michael Apeness has announced his retirement at the age of just 23 following five injury-plagued years at the club. Apeness notched just 12 games with the Dockers after...

Will Walsh be No.1?

AFTER months of careful deliberations, Carlton’s Stephen Silvagni will make a decision at the top of the AFL draft that could have repercussions for his club for the next decade. It...

Surgery sidelines Buddy

STAR Sydney forward Lance Franklin won’t return to pre-season training until January after being forced to undergo surgery on a lingering groin injury. Franklin injured his groin in the dying minutes...

New deal for Bont

PREMIERSHIP-winning Bulldog Marcus Bontempelli has inked a new deal to stay at Whitten Oval until the end of the 2021 AFL season. The much-loved midfielder was due to come out of...

Hannebery has plenty in the tank

BIG-name St Kilda recruit Dan Hannebery says he’s only has a point to prove to himself and his new team despite the rumblings over his recruitment from the Sydney Swans. The...