Afl News

Dockers boost title hopes

A RED-hot Fremantle have showcased their burgeoning AFLW premiership credentials with a 33-point thrashing of winless Collingwood. The unbeaten Dockers powered past the Magpies on Saturday in blustery conditions at Fremantle Oval with a commanding first half propelling them to a convincing 7.9 (51) to 2.6 (18) victory. Star Ebony Antonio continued...

Blues on the board

BOXER Tayla Harris has helped Carlton belt GWS by 29 points in Sydney, where the visitors made their first win of the AFLW season one to remember. Harris, who is ranked...

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...

Roos humble reigning premier

DEBUTANT Courteney Munn booted four goals as the North Melbourne Kangaroos rolled reigning premiers the Western Bulldogs by 31 points, underlining their status at the AFLW team to beat. The Kangaroos,...

Hood not looking too far ahead

PAUL Hood is well aware of how quickly the truncated AFLW season will disappear. But the Geelong coach is refusing to buy into the discussion about his team’s finals hopes despite...

At Selection – Round 3

GEELONG captain Mel Hickey needs only to get through training on Friday night to line-up in Sunday’s AFLW Round 3 clash with Adelaide. Hickey, 33, hasn’t played since suffering a ruptured anterior...

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...

Rocky to rein in aggression

ROCKY Cranston will make some slight adjustments to her aggressive playing style ahead of her first AFL Women’s appearance for Geelong in Sunday’s clash with the Crows in Adelaide. The tough-as-nails...