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Wed 7 Apr 2021

AFL 2021: How the new rules are flipping player stocks

Premium Content AFL 2021: How the new rules are flipping player stocks

It’s been a game-changer, but the AFL’s new rules have also had a dramatic effect on the AFL player stockmarket as clubs’ shares rise and fall in the new environment. ...

Anger as AFLW grand final shafted

Anger as AFLW grand final shafted

The AFL has been called out over a fixture clash that is set to leave the biggest game of the AFLW season out in the cold.

Mon 5 Apr 2021

Magpie OGs ready to ‘grit teeth’ in AFLW preliminary finals

Magpie OGs ready to ‘grit teeth’ in AFLW preliminary finals

For five Collingwood players known as the “OGs”, the weekend's win over North Melbourne had extra significance. But they’re not done yet.

Rogue AFL intruder breaks the internet

Rogue AFL intruder breaks the internet

Forget Isaac Smith or the longstanding rivalry between Hawthorn and Geelong, because a rogue pigeon stole the limelight at the MCG.

Fri 2 Apr 2021

AFL fan charges umpires in ‘scary’ scenes

AFL fan charges umpires in ‘scary’ scenes

Troubling vision of a supporter attempting to get at the umpires after the Magpies’ after-the-siren defeat against the Lions has gone viral.

Thu 1 Apr 2021

‘We owed them one’: Inside the Lions-Cats rivalry

Premium Content ‘We owed them one’: Inside the Lions-Cats rivalry

The growing rivalry between Brisbane and Geelong shows no signs of letting up, with Mitch Robinson revealing what motivated last week’s fiery encounter.

Teams: Swans make big call on back-to-back Buddy

Premium Content Teams: Swans make big call on back-to-back Buddy

Sydney is set to reveal whether Lance Franklin will line-up against Richmond in Round 3 after his three-goal comeback last weekend.

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.

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