AFL

Fri 16 Aug 2019

‘Reluctant celebrity’ Winmar slammed for drunken attack

premium_icon ‘Reluctant celebrity’ Winmar slammed for drunken attack

Footy was a double-edged sword for “reluctant celebrity” Nicky Winmar, said a magistrate who condemned the AFL great’s drunken attack on a Melbourne taxi driver

Suns to keep the faith in Dew

premium_icon Suns to keep the faith in Dew

The season has fallen by the wayside for Gold Coast but the Suns are eager to ease the pressure on coach Stuart Dew with a contract extension beyond next year.

Thu 15 Aug 2019

Lions primed to emerge as big Cats

premium_icon Lions primed to emerge as big Cats

Allen Christensen won a flag with Geelong and as the Lions prepare for their clash against the Cats, he is confident they can channel the lessons he learned.

Lynch: Why Pike is one of my favourites

premium_icon Lynch: Why Pike is one of my favourites

Alastair Lynch has been thinking about the impact mature-age recruits have had on Brisbane’s surge up the ladder in 2019. And that got him thinking about the man...

McStay relishing Lions finals ride

premium_icon McStay relishing Lions finals ride

Daniel McStay hasn’t had an easy ride to 100 games, so it’s little wonder he’s relishing the chance to be part of a Lions side gunning for a home final.

Deledio retires from footy

Deledio retires from footy

He was a Richmond favourite son and later a veteran presence at GWS, but a series of soft tissue injuries has forced Brett Deledio to hang up his boots.

‘Phill Inn’: Pie stunned by Sier’s hoops report

premium_icon ‘Phill Inn’: Pie stunned by Sier’s hoops report

Levi Greenwood wants answers from young teammate Brayden Sier after reports the injured midfielder played a social basketball game earlier this week.

‘I haven’t had any guarantees’: Jenkins

premium_icon ‘I haven’t had any guarantees’: Jenkins

Josh Jenkins is contracted to be at the Crows next year and determined to stay in Adelaide.

Training wheels off as ‘excited’ Teague rallies Blues

premium_icon Training wheels off as ‘excited’ Teague rallies Blues

Carlton has announced caretaker David Teague has earned a three-year deal as the club’s new senior coach tries to restore the club to an AFL power.

Teams: More changes for Dons, Dusty back

Teams: More changes for Dons, Dusty back

Essendon makes another batch of changes, bringing back several big names in a bid to save season against Fremantle, and Richmond welcomes back Dustin Martin.

Wed 14 Aug 2019

Rance-less Tigers defence sets standard

premium_icon Rance-less Tigers defence sets standard

No Rance, no worries. Richmond boasts the AFL’s premier defence since the bye rounds as it sets the platform for another flag tilt.

Lions boast strength in numbers

premium_icon Lions boast strength in numbers

Despite boating one of the Brownlow Medal favourites in Lachie Neale, Jarryd Lyons says Brisbane Lions’ midfield depth is more important to their success.

Week 1 finals: Will history repeat?

premium_icon Week 1 finals: Will history repeat?

Will we again see a Geelong-Richmond blockbuster? And can Collingwood snatch a double chance?

Vale Aussie rules great Graham ‘Polly’ Farmer

premium_icon Vale Aussie rules great Graham ‘Polly’ Farmer

A magical chapter in the annals of Aussie Rules history has closed with the death of legendary ruckman Graham “Polly” Farmer.

‘Underrated’ AFL champion calls it quits

‘Underrated’ AFL champion calls it quits

A 2012 Sydney Swans premiership star and former All-Australian has had a heartbreaking end to his stellar AFL career.

Betts, Blues shoot down trade rumours

premium_icon Betts, Blues shoot down trade rumours

Talk of an Eddie Betts homecoming to Carlton had Blues fans excited but the much-loved veteran won’t be entertaining a move this off-season.

Bucks questions pre-season trade idea

premium_icon Bucks questions pre-season trade idea

Collingwood coach isn’t sold on the idea of a pre-season trade window instead

Lions use early losses as lessons for Cats clash

premium_icon Lions use early losses as lessons for Cats clash

Early season losses to Essendon and Collingwood are being used as launching pads for the Lions as they prepare to take on top of the ladder Geelong.

Suns chasing Roughead, Burgoyne

premium_icon Suns chasing Roughead, Burgoyne

The race to lure retiring Hawthorn champion Jarryd Roughead is on, with Gold Coast joining St Kilda with a bid to land the Hawks veteran in a key off-field role.

Tue 13 Aug 2019

Dockers' Aaron Sandilands to play his last match on Saturday

Dockers' Aaron Sandilands to play his last match on Saturday

Towering Fremantle ruckman Aaron Sandilands, who stands at 211cm, will play his 271st and final AFL match against Essendon at Optus Stadium on Saturday night

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