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No new AFL rules ahead of 2018 season

AFL umpires coach Hayden Kennedy has revealed there will be no new rules or changes in interpretation implemented for the 2018 season.

Crows have dealt with sense of loss: Pyke

Crows coach DON PYKE and Tigers coach DAMIEN HARDWICK field questions during the 2017 AFL Grand Final Parade in Melbourne, Australia.

Adelaide coach Don Pyke says a week of December soul-searching was crucial for his AFL club to move on from their grand final loss.

Lions go undefeated in AFLX experiment

Lions go undefeated in AFLX experiment

Luckless Saint suffers another AFL setback

St Kilda midfielder Nathan Freeman's AFL pre-season has been derailed by a hamstring injury.

Demons' Viney on track for AFL round one

MELBOURNE, AUSTRALIA - JUNE 30: Jack Viney of the Demons handballs during the round 15 AFL match between the Melbourne Demons and the S

Melbourne co-captain Jack Viney is expected to play in the Demons' AFL season-opener after overcoming a persistent foot injury.

Melksham brings X-factor, Dees taste glory

Melksham brings X-factor, Dees taste glory

AFL player Simpkin hurt after drinking

North Melbourne player Jy Simpkin is on a booze ban until at least the end of the season after stepping out in front of a motorcyclist and hurting his ankle.

Rest to boost AFL Giant Cameron

After missing the 2017 preliminary final through injury, GWS key forward Jeremy Cameron is expected to have his first run of the year against Sydney on Friday.

Cats' plans spell Danger for AFL opponents

Gary Ablett's return means Geelong plan to play Patrick Dangerfield in attack more often this season.

Demons sign young AFL star, name leaders

Melbourne have re-signed young star Christian Petracca and also retained Nathan Jones and Jack Viney as co-captains for the 2018 AFL season.

Emotion spilled into Crows-Lever AFL talks

ADELAIDE, AUSTRALIA - SEPTEMBER 22: Jake Lever of the Crows in action ahead of Rhys Stanley of the Cats during the 2017 AFL First Preli

Adelaide coach Don Pyke says his AFL club let emotions from their grand-final loss spill into contract talks with Jake Lever.

Coach unsure about signing new Hawks deal

ALASTAIR CLARKSON, Senior Coach of the Hawks addresses his players during the 2017 AFL match between the Collingwood Magpies and the Ha

Hawthorn coach Alastair Clarkson is in no hurry to sign a new AFL contract with the Hawks.

Clarko in no hurry to sign new Hawks deal

ALASTAIR CLARKSON,Coach of the Hawks looks on during the 2017 AFL round 21 match between the Hawthorn Hawks and the North Melbourne Kan

Four-time premiership-winning Hawthorn coach Alastair Clarkson is in no hurry to sign a new AFL contract with the Hawks.

Sloane won't be offered Crows captaincy

DON PYKE Senior Coach of the Crows addresses his players during the 2017 Toyota AFL Grand Final match at MCG in Australia.

Adelaide Crows coach Don Pyke has shot down suggestions Rory Sloane could be offered the captaincy in a bid to keep him at the AFL club beyond the 2018 season.

Dogs, Blues scramble to cover absent stars

The Western Bulldogs and Carlton will need to dig deep to cover for absent star AFLW players when they clash at Whitten Oval.

Blues AFLW star cops ban, won't play Dogs

TAYLA HARRIS of the Allies marks during the AFL Women's State of Origin match between Victoria and the Allies at Etihad Stadium in Melb

The AFL tribunal won't sit on Tuesday night after all players, including Carlton's Tayla Harris, accepted their penalties.

LRT among Swans Hall of Fame newcomers

Dual premiership players Ryan O'Keefe and Lewis Roberts-Thomson alongside early South Melbourne icon Denis McKay have been inducted into Sydney's Hall of Fame.

AFL investigation clears Demons' Jetta

AFL match review boss Michael Christian looked at an incident involving Melbourne's Neville Jetta and Hawthorn opponent Blake Hardwick.

Dogs' Brennan hopes for quick AFLW return

KATIE BRENNAN of Darebin kicks for goal during the VFL Women's Grand Final match between Diamond Creek and Darebin in Melbourne, Austr

The Western Bulldogs hope captain Katie Brennan will return before the end of the AFLW season.

Dew comfy with Lynch AFL contract hype

Senior coach STUART DEW during a Gold Coast Suns AFL training session at Metricon Stadium in Gold Coast, Australia.

Stuart Dew is happy to let speculation surrounding Gold Coast star Tom Lynch's AFL future play out as he prepares for his first season as an AFL coach.

Carlton's Harris handed one-game AFLW ban

	TAYLA HARRIS of the Allies marks during the AFL Women's State of Origin match between Victoria and the Allies at Etihad Stadium in Melb

Carlton's Tayla Harris has been slapped with a one-game AFLW ban for striking.

Jonas training to avoid AFL suspension

	TOM JONAS of the Power compete for the ball during the 2017 AFL round 18 match between the Melbourne Demons and the Port Adelaide Power

Port Adelaide defender Tom Jonas would love to go through an AFL season without another suspension.

Wayward Magpie cops indefinite AFL ban

JORDAN DE GOEY of the Magpies marks the ball before warm up during the AFL match between the Collingwood Magpies and the North Melbourn  Photo by Michael Dodge/Getty Image

Collingwood's Jordan De Goey has been slapped with an indefinite AFL ban after he was caught drink driving over the weekend.

Dogs sweat on scans on star AFLW skipper

Western Bulldogs AFLW skipper Katie Brennan is awaiting results on scans on her injured right ankle.

Demons midfield must support Pearce: coach

After Melbourne's shock AFLW loss to Fremantle, Demons coach Mick Stinear is calling on the midfield to better support captain Daisy Pearce.

Winless Pies slump, Lions go top in AFLW

WAYNE SIEKMAN, Senior Coach of the Magpies looks on during between the Western Bulldogs and Collingwood Magpies at VU Whitten Oval Melb

Brisbane claimed top spot on the ladder and Collingwood slumped to last after the third round of the AFLW season.

Fremantle stun Melbourne with AFLW win

The Dockers have notched a five-point victory over AFLW flag fancies Melbourne at Fremantle Oval.

Giants down winless Pies in AFLW thriller

Greater Western Sydney have defeated Collingwood by 13 points at Olympic Park to notch their first win of the AFLW season.

Coaches consider AFLX worthwhile exercise

The inaugural AFLX tournaments have been a worthwhile exercise according to the coaches, even though opted not to play most of their stars.

Magpies' De Goey caught drink driving

JORDAN DE GOEY of the Magpies marks the ball before warm up during the round 18 AFL match between the Collingwood Magpies and the North

Collingwood's Jordan De Goey is in hot water with the AFL club again after police caught him drink driving.

AFLX here to stay with a tweak or two

The inaugural AFLX tournaments have been hailed as a success by the AFL but there will be some tweaks to the concept for next year.

Lions coach slams Princes Park lighting

Brisbane Lions AFL Women's coach Craig Starcevich says he was concerned for players' safety because of the "terrible" lighting at Princes Park.

Lions hand Blues first AFLW loss of 2018

The Brisbane Lions have bounced back to convincingly defeat the Carlton Blues by 22 points in the AFL Women's.

Lions beat Swans in AFLX grand final

Brisbane have won the Sydney leg of the AFLX tournament at Allianz Stadium, beating Sydney by 26 points.

Phillips leads Crows to AFLW victory

Two late scores sealed the Adelaide Crows' first win of the AFLW season, a seven-point home victory over the Western Bulldogs.

Demons set right tone with AFLX GF win

Melbourne wanted to set the right tone for the 2018 premiership campaign during the AFLX tournament at Etihad Stadium.

Demons beat Hawks in AFLX grand final

Melbourne have beaten Hawthorn 56-46 in Friday's grand final of the AFLX tournament at Etihad Stadium.

Bigs can impact on AFLX says Giant Keeffe

	LACHLIAN KEEFFE of Collingwood runs during the round 19 VFL match in Melbourne, Australia.

Greater Western Sydney recruit Lachlan Keeffe says there's still a role for the bigs in the fast-paced AFLX.

AFLX doesn't engage fans: Brisbane coach

CHRIS FAGAN looks on during the round 16 AFL match between the Brisbane Lions and the Geelong Cats at The Gabba Brisbane, Australia.

Brisbane Lions coach Chris Fagan says AFLX doesn't engage fans and has already suggested tinkering with rules after the concept's debut in Adelaide.

Lloyd eyes midfield with AFL premiers

Richmond forward Sam Lloyd is determined for an AFL return after missing out on last year's premiership.

Silver balls given the boot in AFLX

The silver balls used in the AFLX experiment have been benched after criticism from players and broadcasters.

Bennell injures leg in latest AFL setback

HARLEY BENNELL of the Dockers in action during the 2017 AFL round 22 match between the Fremantle Dockers and the Richmond Tigers at Dom

Troubled Fremantle midfielder Harley Bennell has strained his calf while training for WAFL team Peel, where he was banished last month for poor behaviour.

AFLX debut hailed by coaches and players

Coaches, players and fans have all given AFLX a big tick of approval, with its quick games, flashing LED goal-posts, loud music and at-ground commentary.

Collingwood's Hope back for GWS AFLW match

As the Magpies try to bounce back from a winless start to the AFLW season, Collingwood have brought Mo Hope into their line-up for their away match against GWS.

AFLX? Traditional footy fan, look away now

Traditional footy fans may have a tough time warming to AFLX. But that's just the way it's meant to be.

Adelaide win inaugural AFLX grand final

Adelaide have defeated Geelong by eight points in the inaugural AFLX grand final in Adelaide on Thursday night.

Magpies Wells hurt again in AFL pre-season

DANIEL WELLS of the Magpies marks the ball during the 2017 AFL round 10 match between the Collingwood Magpies and the Brisbane Lions at

Collingwood are happy with Daniel Wells' pre-season training, despite a setback with a sore achilles.

Gray latest star to pull out of AFLX

JACK WATTS of the Demons marks during a Melbourne Demons AFL training session at Gosch's Paddock in Melbourne, Australia.

Star recruit Jack Watts will captain the Port Adelaide AFLX team in the inaugural tournament after Robbie Gray's late withdrawal.

Saints step up after AFL stars retire

MELBOURNE, AUSTRALIA - JULY 14: Nick Riewoldt of the Saints handballs whilst being tackled by Cale Hooker of the Bombers during the rou  Photo by Quinn Rooney/Getty Images

Maverick Weller says the retirements of Nick Riewoldt and Leigh Montagna mean teammates are starting to find their voices.

New Roo on right path to AFL debut

LUKE DAVIES-Uniacke poses during the AFL Draft Combine at Etihad Stadium in Melbourne, Australia.  Photo by Michael Dodge/Getty Images)

North Melbourne youngster Luke Davies-Uniacke is making a strong case for inclusion in the Kangaroos' AFL season-opener.

Three premiership Tigers in AFLX squad

Dan Butler, Jason Castagna and Nathan Broad are the only premiership players to feature in Richmond's AFLX squad.

Karrie Webb is choosing life over golf

KARRIE WEBB of Australia plays her tee shot during the final day of the Aberdeen Asset Management Ladies Scottish Open at Dundonald Links Golf Course in Troon, Scotland.

Australian great Karrie Webb says she's trying to be a part-time golfer on the LPGA Tour this year.

Coach unsure when Francis is back in AFL

AARON FRANCIS of the Bombers handballs during an AFL match between the Essendon Bombers and the Collingwood Magpies at MCG in Melbourne

Aaron Francis has taken leave from Essendon and coach John Worsfold says the priority is that he can be happy.

Fast facts about AFLX

AFLX at a glance

AFLX a stroke of sport marketing genius

A sports marketing expert says the AFL may have found a winner on many fronts with its short-format AFLX.

Don't bag AFLX before trying it: AFL coach

MELBOURNE, AUSTRALIA - JULY 09: Brad Scott, coach of the Kangaroos speaks to his team during a quarter time break with Jack Ziebell of

North Melbourne coach Brad Scott says naysayers of the AFLX experiment should hold their fire until they try the short-format competition.

Roos skipper ready for AFL season-opener

JACK ZIEBELL of the Kangaroos in action during a North Melbourne Kangaroos Training Session at Arden Street in Australia.

North Melbourne captain Jack Ziebell has overcome a string of injuries and is ready to lead the Kangaroos in the AFL season-opener.

Fyfe, Billings ruled out of AFLX matches

PERTH, WESTERN AUSTRALIA - JULY 16: Nat Fyfe of the Dockers marks the ball during the round 17 AFL match between the Fremantle Dockers

A week after featuring at the AFLX launch, St Kilda's Jack Billings is out of Friday night's tournament due to injury while Nat Fyfe has also withdrawn.

Bombers' Francis takes time out from AFL

	AARON FRANCIS of the Bombers handballs during the round five AFL match between the Essendon Bombers and the Collingwood Magpies Melbour

Aaron Francis has taken personal leave from AFL club Essendon, who have also lost Jayden Laverde for 10 weeks with a hamstring tendon injury.

Hardwick hopes to see Dusty fly in AFL

MELBOURNE, AUSTRALIA - SEPTEMBER 29: Tigers Coach Damien Hardwick talks during the 2017 AFL Grand Final press conference on September 2

One area where Damien Hardwick thinks Dustin Martin can improve on last year's stellar season in flying for marks.

AFL clears Mouncey for local leagues

The AFL has announced transgender footballer Hannah Mouncey can play in local women's leagues.

Injury rules Saints' Billings out of AFLX

JACK BILLINGS of the Saints handballs whilst being tackled by Marley Williams during an AFL match between the North Melbourne Kangaroos and the St Kilda Saints at Etihad Stadium in Melbourne, Australia.

St Kilda are confident that Jack Billings' hamstring injury will only sideline him for a fortnight.

Christensen nervous ahead of AFL comeback

ALLEN CHRISTENSEN in action during the Brisbane Lions AFL pre-season training session at University of Tasmania Stadium in Launceston,

Allen Christensen did not play a game in 2017 but has still been voted onto the Brisbane leadership group in a boost ahead of his long-awaited AFL comeback.

AFL unconvinced about mid-year trades

ADELAIDE, AUSTRALIA - JULY 01: Damien Hardwick, Senior Coach of the Tigers during the 2017 AFL round 15 match between the Port Adelaide

The AFL is worried about player-anxiety that comes with mid-season trades, but a premiership coach says the current transfer policy is farcical.

'Managed' Dockers star Fyfe to miss AFLX

PERTH, WESTERN AUSTRALIA - JULY 16: Nat Fyfe of the Dockers marks the ball during the round 17 AFL match between the Fremantle Dockers

Brownlow medallist Nat Fyfe has been withdrawn from the inaugural AFLX tournament after initially being named in the Fremantle Dockers' 20-man squad.

Clubs go with youth as AFLX squads named

Most clubs have opted for youth when naming squads for Thursday night's debut AFLX tournament in Adelaide.

Key Kangaroo suffers AFL injury setback

	MASON WOOD of the Kangaroos marks the ball during the North Melbourne Kangaroos training session at Arden Street in Australia.

North Melbourne forward Mason Wood has suffered a fractured thumb that will keep him on light duties for about three weeks.

Key Crows defender slapped with AFLW ban

ANGELA FOLEY of the Crows kicks the ball during the 2017 AFLW Round 06 match  Photo by Michael Willson/AFL Media/Getty Images

Adelaide AFL Women's defender Angela Foley has been offered a one-match ban by AFL match review officer Michael Christian.

Day tipped for AFLX return after injury

Sam Day of the Suns celebrates kicking a goal during the round 18 AFL match between the Gold Coast Suns.  Photo by Matt Roberts/AFL Media/Getty Images

Gold Coast's Sam Day is likely to make his return from the hip injury that kept him sidelined last year at the AFLX in Sydnay.

Injury ends star Bulldog's AFLW season

Western Bulldogs AFLW young gun Isabel Huntington requires a season-ending knee reconstruction.

Injuries to stars mar historic AFLW round

Serious injuries to star players Brianna Davey and Isabel Huntington have marred a historic round of the AFLW season.

Huntington injury sours Dogs' AFLW win    

A suspected season-ending knee injury to Isabel Huntington has soured the Western Bulldogs' nine-point AFLW win over Brisbane.

AFLW breaks new ground with record crowd    

A record crowd was on hand to watch Fremantle beat Collingwood in Saturday's AFLW clash at Perth's Optus Stadium.

Record crowd attends Perth's AFLW match    

A record crowd for a stand alone domestic women's AFL match in Australia has watched Fremantle beat Collingwood at Perth's new Optus Stadium.

Demons crush Crows to remain undefeated

Melbourne's massive AFLW win over Adelaide has puts a serious dent in the Crows' premiership defence.

AFLW star Davey needs knee reconstruction    

Carlton have confirmed that the season is over for captain Brianna Davey after her knee injury on Friday night.

Hurley hurt at Bombers' AFL trial match    

Star Essendon defender Michael Hurley left the field immediately after hurting his left wrist at Saturday's intra-club match.

AFL's Hocking sets the record straight    

AFL football operations manager Steven Hocking says his directives to AFLW clubs weren't introduced to generate more scoring.

Carlton shade Giants in AFLW

Carlton have scored their second win from as many AFLW games with a 21-point victory over GWS in a storm-hit game at Sydney's Drummoyne Oval.

Lions play down controversial celebration    

Ally Anderson says Brisbane do not want to be known as a cocky team after copping criticism for their AFLW post-match celebrations against rivals Adelaide.

Record crowd set for Freo-Pies AFLW clash

Around 50,000 fans are expected to turn out for Fremantle's AFLW clash with Collingwood at Optus Stadium on Saturday.

Magpies coach welcomes AFLW game memo    

Collingwood AFLW coach Wayne Siekman says any news is good news in the wake of this week's extraordinary memo from the league.

Magpies want more in Hope's AFLW game    

Collingwood have urged marquee forward Moana Hope to adapt her game to suit the AFLW after she was dropped for round two.

AFLW's Dal Pos feels pinch of playing more    

The growing demands on elite female Australian rules players was rammed home to Greater Western Sydney star Jess Dal Pos after round one of the AFLW.

Dangerfield rests as AFLX looms for Cats    

While Patrick Dangerfield kept to light duties, Gary Ablett impressed at a lengthy Geelong training session.

Collingwood drop marquee Hope in AFLW    

Collingwood have dropped marquee forward Moana Hope for Saturday night's clash with Fremantle at Perth's Optus Stadium.

Five per cent more to get Giants AFLW wins    

A five per cent improvement is all Greater Western Sydney needs to start turning AFLW losses into wins according to Giants' vice-captain Alicia Eva.

Lions' Hodge can't wait for AFL return    

Luke Hodge says he can't wait to make his return but believes it is what new AFL club Brisbane does when he is not on the field that will be most important.

Watts to make Port debut in AFLX    

Former Melbourne utility Jack Watts will make his competitive debut for Port Adelaide in the AFLX tournament.

AFLW boss happy with balance

AFL head of women's football Nicole Livingstone says the directives sent to the AFLW clubs following the first round came after talks with coaches.

Surgery delays Colyer's AFL season start    

Travis Colyer, the Essendon forward who played 22 games last season, will miss around the first six weeks this year because of foot surgery.

Injured Crow captain out of AFL pre-season    

Adelaide rate captain Taylor Walker a chance to play in the AFL premiership season opener despite a foot injury ruling him out of pre-season games.

Lions skipper Beams optimistic about 2018    

Dayne Beams says he has already learned a lot from Hawthorn great Luke Hodge in the pre-season but vows to be his own leader for Brisbane Lions.

Demons defender eyes midfield switch    

Melbourne's Christian Salem has enjoyed an untroubled run through this AFL pre-season and is eyeing a switch from defence to the midfield.

Crows told not to dwell on AFLW defeat    

Adelaide Crows co-captain Chelsea Randall has told her teammates not to dwell on the loss in their AFLW season opener.

AFLW players slam 'ridiculous' tweaks

Carlton skipper Brianna Davey says winning games will remain the club's top priority amid concerns about low scores in the opening round of the AFLW.

AFLW players hit back over style concerns    

Carlton skipper Brianna Davey says winning games will remain the club's top priority amid concerns about low scores in the opening round of the AFLW.

Rockliff among Port's AFL leadership group    

Tom Rockliff will be in Port Adelaide's leadership group in his first AFL season at the club.

Close enough not good enough for Saints    

St Kilda captain Jarryn Geary says the Saints not only want to play AFL finals this year, they want to be premiership contenders too.

Fleet-footed Bombers prepared for AFLX    

Essendon's Devon Smith has nominated fellow off-season recruit Adam Saad as the perfect candidate for AFLX.

McLachlan wants AFLW coaches to attack    

AFL chief executive Gillon McLachlan says if the coaches of the women's teams promote an attacking mindset, the goals will come.

Kangaroos out to prove AFL critics wrong    

Shaun Atley says after a lean 2017 season, North Melbourne are excited about what they can produce.

Tigers re-sign AFL premiership trio

Richmond have inked premiership trio Toby Nankervis, Dylan Grimes and Jack Graham to new AFL contracts.

AFL greats worried about Tasmania crisis    

Burnie has joined Devonport in leaving the Tasmanian state league, citing a lack of players.

Blues AFLW coach Keeping hospitalised    

Carlton's AFL Women's team will be without coach Damien Keeping this weekend after he was hospitalised with an unspecified illness.

Lions turn up heat on women's venue    

Brisbane CEO Greg Swann has renewed calls for an adequate home base for the women's team amid heat concerns ahead of the Lions' opening home game on Sunday.

AFLW's Phillips ruled out again for Crows    

AFLW star Erin Phillips has been diagnosed with a minor quad strain and will miss Adelaide's clash with Melbourne.

New AFL Bomber keen to play on the edge    

Essendon recruit Devon Smith says his heated exchange with Darcy Parish is a positive sign for his new AFL side.

Swans aim to bolster their AFL attack    

Sydney want to maintain their reputation as the hardest AFL side to score against but are looking at ways to improve their attack in 2018.

Geary to lead Saints into new AFL era    

St Kilda have tapped veteran Jarryn Geary to continue as skipper for the 2018 AFL season.

We could play AFLX in Hong Kong: McLachlan    

The new AFLX format could be used to promote the game overseas as well as solve the problem of ground availability.

Magpie accepts ban for AFLW groin kick    

Collingwood forward Sarah D'Arcy has accepted a two-game ban for kicking Carlton's Sarah Hosking in the groin.

AFL to decide transgender Mouncey's plea

The AFL says it will make a decision within a week on whether to allow a transgender player join a women's team in Victoria.

Clarkson says AFL creative tension is good    

Coaches Alastair Clarkson and Chris Scott says the key people at an AFL club do not have to agree all the time.

Pies forward gets AFLW ban for kicking    

Collingwood's Sarah D'Arcy has been offered a two-game AFLW ban for kicking Carlton's Sarah Hosking.

Clarkson wants second-chance AFL coaches

MELBOURNE, AUSTRALIA - MAY 20: Alastair Clarkson, Senior Coach of the Hawks addresses his players during the 2017 AFL round 09 match be

Alastair Clarkson says unlike the AFL, being a sacked coach in the United States is a badge of honour.

Pies' Howe signs new AFL deal, nurses calf    

Collingwood defender Jeremy Howe has signed a new AFL deal with the Magpies but has been slowed by a calf injury.

Pies forward gets two-game ban for kicking    

Collingwood's Sarah D'Arcy has been offered a two-game AFLW ban for kicking Carlton's Sarah Hosking.

Eagles adamant Naitanui on track for rd 1    

West Coast ruckman Nic Naitanui is still being held out of match simulation exercises at pre-season training, but the plan is for him to play in round one.

Young Pie sweats on new AFL review process    

Collingwood forward Sarah D'Arcy is waiting for AFL match review officer Michael Christian's assessment of an ugly kicking incident.

Pies' act to test AFL's new review process    

Collingwood's Sarah D'Arcy will be the first player to go through the AFL's new match review process undertaken by Michael Christian.

Bulldogs dominate Dockers, go top in AFLW

The Western Bulldogs kicked their AFL Women's season off with a 26-point win over Fremantle at Whitten Oval.

Phillips injury a chance for others: coach    

The withdrawal of Erin Phillips was an opportunity for other players to step up, Adelaide Crows coach Bec Goddard says.

Lions dominant in AFLW grand final rematch

The Brisbane Lions have looked dominant in their win over the Adelaide Crows in their AFLW grand-final rematch.

Melbourne make winning start in AFLW

Melbourne have narrowly beaten Greater Western Sydney in the opening round of the AFLW competition.

Blues down Pies in low-scoring AFLW opener    

Carlton held on for an eight-point win over Collingwood in a low-scoring AFL Women's season opener.

Blues down Magpies in AFLW season opener

Carlton have held on for an eight-point win over Collingwood in the AFL Women's season-opener at Ikon Park.

Giants ready to take on AFLW big guns

Greater Western Sydney are the early outsiders in the AFLW, but a big recruitment drive has them optimistic of securing more wins than last year.

Stringer hurt as Dons prepare for AFLX    

Star Essendon recruit Jake Stringer left training early on Friday after a teammate trod on his foot.

First AFLW season woes fire up Demons

Melbourne start their second AFLW season against GWS, whose upset win over the Demons last year proved costly.

Five things to watch for in AFLW opener

Five things to watch out for when Carlton host Collingwood in the AFLW season-opener at Princes Park.

AFL set to make key umpiring appointments

The AFL is on the verge of announcing the new umpires boss, plus a high performance manager for the umpires department.

Hocking says AFL pre-finals bye will stay    

Despite opposition from AFL figures such as Alastair Clarkson, the league will persist with the pre-finals bye.

Smith signs fresh AFL deal with Crows    

Brodie Smith has signed a three-year AFL contract extension with the Adelaide Crows.

AFL determined to eliminate punching

New AFL match review boss Michael Christian has a warning to punching players - one way or another, we will punish you.

Ward nominates contenders for Giants spots    

Veteran Ryan Griffen and youngsters Tim Taranto and Isaac Cumming are players Greater Western Sydney leader Callan Ward thinks can fill half-back vacancies.

New-look Blues primed for AFLW premiership    

Gun forward duo Darcy Vescio and Tayla Harris loom as game-breakers for Carlton when they kick-off the second AFLW season against Collingwood.

Why your AFL team can hope in 2018

The Western Bulldogs and Richmond have shown anything is possible in the modern AFL where every team's fans have reason to hope every season.

Crows lead the way into second AFLW season

A guide to how each team is looking ahead of the second AFL Women's season, which starts with the marquee clash between Carlton and Collingwood.