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Thu 1 Apr 2021

McGuane: Blues need a sacrificial lamb

Premium Content McGuane: Blues need a sacrificial lamb

David Teague keeps calling for ruthlessness on the field, but it’s time he showed it off it by cutting this one player from the team, writes Mick McGuane.

Wed 31 Mar 2021

Gill takes another hit as footy battles back from COVID

Premium Content Gill takes another hit as footy battles back from COVID

The AFL lost millions and shed jobs amid the COVID pandemic. Gillon McLachlan has shown his commitment to the game’s rebuild with a significant sacrifice.

Robbo: Just who is to thank for saving footy?

Premium Content Robbo: Just who is to thank for saving footy?

Footy is back to being fun, but just who is personally responsible for the rule which has saved the game? Mark Robinson has his suspicions.

Mon 29 Mar 2021

COVID lockdown chaos: Game moved, players stranded

Premium Content COVID lockdown chaos: Game moved, players stranded

The Queensland lockdown has had a major impact on the AFL season with one game already moved. Find out the latest on what it means for footy. 

Sat 27 Mar 2021

COVID chaos: Hodge, Carey told to leave Cats clash

Premium Content COVID chaos: Hodge, Carey told to leave Cats clash

The AFL season is again on edge after fans and even two commentators were forced out of GMHBA Stadium for the Geelong-Brisbane clash as a COVID-19 precaution.

‘Extraordinary’: Fans evicted in AFL chaos

‘Extraordinary’: Fans evicted in AFL chaos

Friday evening’s AFL game in Geelong has been thrown into disarray, with fans kicked out of the venue minutes before the first bounce.

Fri 26 Mar 2021

‘So cruel’: Frawley’s wife’s crippling pain

‘So cruel’: Frawley’s wife’s crippling pain

Anita Frawley has emotionally opened up about the damaging “ripple effect” her husband’s tragic death had on friends and family.

Blues need ‘ruthless mentality’ to get a win

Blues need ‘ruthless mentality’ to get a win

A superstar and fan favourite could be back for Carlton next week after the Blues slipped to a 0-2 record in Thursday’s loss to Collingwood.

Injury ravaged Crows turn to brand new signing

Premium Content Injury ravaged Crows turn to brand new signing

A forward turned defender will make his AFL debut just weeks after joining Adelaide’s list. See the changes the Crows will make for their clash with Sydney.

Return to 2018? Pies consign Blues to horror record

Premium Content Return to 2018? Pies consign Blues to horror record

There was an air of familiarity about Collingwood’s impressive display, leaving Carlton fans with deja vu after yet another slow start to a season,

Tue 23 Mar 2021

Lions back flat Cameron to bring the energy

Premium Content Lions back flat Cameron to bring the energy

Charlie Cameron was accused of having a “touch of the sooks” on the weekend, but his teammates are confident he’ll bounce back against Geelong.

Mon 22 Mar 2021

Heart-melting footy photo goes viral

Heart-melting footy photo goes viral

If there were ever two families that deserved a moment like this after Adelaide’s incredible win over Geelong, it’s the Walkers and Sloanes.

Sun 21 Mar 2021

Huge ban looms after bombshell verdict

Huge ban looms after bombshell verdict

Geelong midfielder Patrick Dangerfield is staring down the barrel of a hefty suspension after his frightening collision with Jake Kelly.

Sat 20 Mar 2021

Footy photo of the year lands in round one

Footy photo of the year lands in round one

Footy photographer Michael Willson has added to his portfolio of stunning shots, capturing Bulldogs midfielder Bailey Smith in full flight — literally.

Thu 18 Mar 2021

Eddie says he’s no ‘rat’ after demise

Eddie says he’s no ‘rat’ after demise

A “very, very sad” Eddie McGuire has ended his TV exile, eluding to secret movements behind the scenes before his resignation.

Wed 17 Mar 2021

AFLW run home: The teams that will play in the finals

Premium Content AFLW run home: The teams that will play in the finals

There are two rounds left before the AFLW finals and the top six isn’t locked in. We look at the run home for the contenders and predict who’ll play finals.

AFL star sacked after ‘off-field matter’

AFL star sacked after ‘off-field matter’

Three months after he was stood down by the club, small forward Tyson Stengle has officially parted ways with the Adelaide Crows.

Revealed: AFL makes call on last-minute injury rule

Premium Content Revealed: AFL makes call on last-minute injury rule

The AFL has announced its decision on allowing a medical substitute during a game, just a day out from the season opener. Check out the details here.

AFL amps up its fight against racial abuse

AFL amps up its fight against racial abuse

The AFL has opened the door for anyone who hears racial and sexist abuse to report it and increased its powers to track down and punish the perpetrators.

AFL star emotional after fiancee ‘lies’

AFL star emotional after fiancee ‘lies’

AFL star Adam Treloar said he didn’t want to cry when asked about how his trade “s*** storm” was turned against his partner.

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