Afl News

Dogs too good for Cats

REIGNING AFLW premiers Western Bulldogs have flexed their muscles, downing newcomers Geelong by 18 points at Whitten Oval. After unfurling their 2018 premiership flag, the Dogs snatched the lead early in Saturday night’s second term and didn’t look back on the way to a 5.4 (34) to 2.4 (16) victory. Co-captain Ellie Blackburn...

Haynes a Giant for life

KEY defender Nick Haynes has inked a five-year contract extension with the GWS Giants through to the end of the 2024 AFL season. A member of the Giants inaugural squad, Haynes...

Miller commits to Suns

GOLD Coast midfielder Touk Miller has joined fellow captaincy options David Swallow and Jarrod Witts in signing long-term deals with the AFL club. The 22-year-old extended his deal until the end...

Hodge’s challenge to Lions

IF all goes to plan, Luke Hodge will be put into retirement by his younger Brisbane AFL teammates rather than having to announce it himself. That’s the honest assessment of the...

Wines won’t stop water skiing

PORT Adelaide vice-captain Ollie Wines says he won’t give up water skiing despite dislocating a shoulder in a “freak accident” which will curtail his AFL season. Wines, who hopes to return...

Koch fumes at Watts video

PORT Adelaide president David Koch has blasted AFL star Jack Watts over his snorting video, calling it the height of stupidity. While Koch would love to throw the book at Watts,...

It’s not cocaine – Power

PORT Adelaide’s Jack Watts denies a video that has surfaced shows the AFL player snorting cocaine. The Power have spoken to Watts after the video emerged. In the video, Watts is seen...

Dogs edge out Crows in Adelaide

AFTER being outplayed for most of the match, the Western Bulldogs have escaped with a thrilling one-point victory in their AFLW season opener against a very wasteful Adelaide at Norwood...

New Blue announces retirement

CARLTON midfielder Tomas Bugg has sensationally retired less than three months after the Blues had thrown him an AFL lifeline at November’s rookie draft. Bugg played 96 AFL games in stints...

Roberton aiming for Round 1 return

ST Kilda star Dylan Roberton is aiming for a Round 1 comeback and wants to produce his best football after last year’s heart scare. The defender wears a surgical implant but said it...

Dons optimistic on Daniher return

ESSENDON is hopeful spearhead Joe Daniher will lead a full complement of players available for the start of the AFL season after he stepped pre-season season training. Daniher, who played just...