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Sports - AFL

Corr to remain an AFL Giant

Defender Aidan Corr has signed a two-year contract extension with Greater Western Sydney, tying him to the AFL ladder leaders until at least the end of 2020.

Saints back McCartin in concussion fight

St Kilda youngster Paddy McCartin won't play at any level this weekend after suffering another concussion.

Round 14 AFL - St Kilda v Gold Coast Highlights

Round 14 AFL - St Kilda v Gold Coast Highlights

Dogs’ Murphy back for West Coast clash from injury

Rob Murphy of the Western Bulldogs leads the team out during the round 13 AFL clash with the Saints

The Western Bulldogs will be looking to break back in to the top 8 with the resumption of their skipper Rob Murphy from hamstring injury when they take on the West Coast Eagles on Saturday at the Etihad Stadium.

Dogs to regain skipper for Eagles clash    

Western Bulldogs skipper Bob Murphy is set to resume from a hamstring injury when the Dogs tackle West Coast at Etihad Stadium.

Round 14 AFL - Richmond v Carlton Highlights

Round 14 AFL - Richmond v Carlton Highlights

Bombers sign Daniher to new AFL contract    

Essendon's Joe Daniher has signed a new three-year AFL contract with the Bombers.

Taranto to miss 10 weeks due to ankle surgery

Tim Taranto of GWS injured during a round 14 game with Brisbane Lions

Ladder topping Greater Western Sydney has suffered another long term injury in Tim Taranto who has undergone ankle surgery which might sideline him for another 10 weeks.

Last Two Minutes - Geelong Cats v Fremantle

Enjoy the final moments of a classic between Geelong and Fremantle.

Pendlebury hoping for reward in 250th game    

Collingwood skipper Scott Pendlebury is set to play his 250th AFL game when the Magpies face Hawthorn at the MCG on Sunday.

Taranto latest Giant to miss AFL games    

Youngster Tim Taranto has become the latest Greater Western Sydney player to be sidelined for an extended period after suffering an ankle injury.

Round 14 AFL - Geelong Cats v Fremantle Highlights

Round 14 AFL - Geelong Cats v Fremantle Highlights

Veteran Thompson in Crows selection mix    

Veteran Scott Thompson is in the selection frame for the Adelaide Crows, who play Carlton at the MCG on Saturday.

Jetta not to blame for Eagles' AFL loss    

West Coast wingman Lewis Jetta has been in hot form in recent weeks, but his miss against Melbourne proved costly.

Sydney slip, Bombers and G lift AFL crowds    

Sydney and Brisbane AFL crowd numbers have fallen but Essendon's return to prominence and the lure of the MCG underpin overall numbers.

Injury woes worry Melbourne ahead of Friday’s clash

Ben Mathews the assistant coach speaks to Christian Salem in their round 6 match with Essendon last April

Melbourne’s top player Christian Salem will miss next Friday’s clash with the Swans after injuring a hamstring last Saturday night at their game over the West Coast Eagles.

Young Demon's Twitter spat 'a bit of fun'

Melbourne ruckman Max Gawn says Clayton Oliver's Twitter spat with former Test cricketer Damien Martyn was all in good fun.

Swans now better at clutch moments: Parker

Sydney on-baller Luke Parker says the AFL club's place on the ladder means they are playing desperate footy in clutch moments.

Key Dee out, Hogan a chance to face Swans

Melbourne young gun Christian Salem will miss Friday night's AFL clash with Sydney due to a hamstring injury, but star forward Jesse Hogan could play.

Eade wants Suns to source older AFL talent

Gold Coast coach Rodney Eade wants the Suns to target specific players at the end of the season, not try to recruit the next Gary Ablett.

Billings earns praise for strong AFL form

St Kilda coach Alan Richardson has put emerging star Jack Billings in some top-level company.

Houli headed straight to AFL tribunal

The AFL match review panel has sent Richmond's Bachar Houli straight to the AFL tribunal for his hit on Carlton's Jed Lamb.

Cats skipper races clock to face Giants

Geelong skipper Joel Selwood was concussed early in his side's thrilling win over Fremantle and is in doubt for the Cats' clash against Greater Western Sydney.

Tigers' Houli facing ban after AFL report    

Richmond coach Damien Hardwick says Bachar Houli's record speaks for itself after he was reported for concussing Carlton's Jed Lamb.

A snapshot of round 14 of the AFL season

A snapshot of all the action from round 14 of the AFL season.

Billings shines as Saints beat Suns in AFL    

Emerging St Kilda star Jack Billings was best afield and Pearce Hanley added to Gold Coast's casualty count at Etihad Stadium.

Cats escape as close AFL calls continue    

Round 14 delivered more thrilling AFL matches decided by a goal or less, with Geelong escaping a huge upset to hang on for a two-point win over Fremantle.

Tigers edge Carlton in scrappy AFL clash    

Richmond have posted a 26-point victory over Carlton in a scrappy AFL contest at the MCG.

Matthews blasts AFL umps over Higgins call    

Leigh Matthews is furious after the big play-on calls against North Melbourne's Shaun Higgins and Port Adelaide's Charlie Dixon.

Injury-hit Cats down Freo in AFL thriller    

Despite losing Joel Selwood, Geelong have held firm to register a nailbiting win against Fremantle at Simonds Stadium.

North left ruing one-point AFL loss    

North Melbourne have kicked the last four goals of the match to just fall short against the Western Bulldogs.

Stringer, Johannisen impress in AFL win

Jake Stringer and Jason Johannisen played important roles in the Western Bulldogs' win over North Melbourne.

Road Warrior Demons display AFL muscle

Melbourne swingman Tom McDonald booted five goals to inspire the Demons to a three-point win over West Coast in Perth on Saturday night.

Beaten Lions confident Beams will be back

Brisbane skipper Dayne Beams will undergo scans on his injured shoulder but the AFL club is confident he will play again in 2017.

Port coach Hinkley lauds unselfish Wingard

Port Adelaide coach Ken Hinkley says Chad Wingard's sterling defensive effort against Collingwood exemplified the third-placed Power's team mentality.

Kangaroos fume at umpiring after AFL loss

North Melbourne coach Brad Scott chose his words carefully but made it clear they were unhappy with Saturday night's umpiring.

Banged-up Demons beat Eagles in thriller    

Melbourne swingman Tom McDonald has kicked five goals against West Coast to end the Demons' 17-game AFL losing streak in Perth.

Bulldogs beat North by one point in AFL    

North kicked the last four goals of the match, but the Bulldogs held on in a match that featured some controversial umpiring decisions.

Coach fumes at pace-setting GWS's fadeout    

Greater Western Sydney have leapfrogged Adelaide atop the AFL ladder by outclassing the developing Brisbane Lions by 10 goals.

Pies loss 'not fatal' to AFL finals hopes    

Collingwood coach Nathan Buckley is refusing to give up hope of his side playing AFL finals after their latest defeat.

Cats wait on Selwood for Dockers AFL clash    

Geelong remain hopeful Scott Selwood will complete a remarkable recovery from a hamstring injury to face Fremantle at Simonds Stadium on Sunday.

Gray stars as Power run over Pies in AFL    

Port Adelaide have climbed to third on the AFL ladder with a commanding 31-point win over Collingwood at the MCG.

Saints boss wary of weakened Suns in AFL    

St Kilda coach Alan Richardson is guarding against complacency against weakened Gold Coast Suns.

Carlton's Docherty fit to face AFL Tigers

Carlton defender Sam Docherty is certain to line up for Sunday's AFL clash with Richmond, coach Brendon Bolton says.

GWS, Tigers plan Indian AFL clash

India could be the next international stop for Richmond and Greater Western Sydney who are planning an AFL premiership match in Mumbai.

Swans are AFL's form team: Essendon coach

Sydney, who continue to make a mockery of their season-opening struggles, are the AFL's form team according to Essendon coach John Worsfold.

Longmire unsure about clutch score reviews

Sydney coach John Longmire and Essendon counterpart John Worsfold have shared their thoughts about a couple of contentious AFL score-review decisions.

Swans pip 'Dons by a point in AFL thriller

Sydney have snatched an incredible one-point AFL win over Essendon at the SCG, kicking two goals in the final 80 seconds.

Suns lose Ablett, make seven AFL changes

Gold Coast have made a remarkable seven changes to their AFL team ahead of their clash with St Kilda at Etihad Stadium.

More AFL sideline time for Eagle Kennedy    

West Coast will be without star forward Josh Kennedy for a third-straight AFL match as he continues his recovery from a torn calf.

GWS fight for top AFL spot without Kelly    

Highly-valued Greater Western Sydney AFL midfielder Josh Kelly has pulled out of the side to play Brisbane at the Gabba on Saturday.

Biggest upsets of the 2017 AFL season

The 2017 AFL season has produced some stunning upset results.

Eagle Kennedy needs more time on sidelines    

West Coast will be without star forward Josh Kennedy for a third straight match as he continues his recovery from a torn calf.

Port coach rubbishes AFL trade report    

Port Adelaide coach Ken Hinkley has laughed off a report suggesting midfielder Brendon Ah Chee wants a return to Perth.

Dockers star Fyfe out of Cats AFL clash

Fremantle superstar Nat Fyfe has been withdrawn from the Dockers' AFL squad to take on Geelong at Simonds Stadium.

Dogs can overcome AFL distractions: Bevo    

Western Bulldogs coach Luke Beveridge insists the reigning AFL premiers can find a way past the distractions that have plagued them recently.

Port's White thrown AFL lifeline by coach

Port Adelaide have summoned Matthew White as the replacement for late withdrawal Matthew Broadbent for Saturday's AFL match against Collingwood.

Suns' Ablett ruled out of milestone game

Gold Coast have lost superstar on-baller Gary Ablett, who had been due to play his 300th AFL game, to injury for their clash with St Kilda.

Cloke stopped enjoying AFL: Bulldogs coach    

Western Bulldogs coach Luke Beveridge says key forward Travis Cloke was struggling to enjoy his football before taking an indefinite break from the AFL.

Crows coach laments poor skill in AFL loss

Adelaide coach Don Pyke says sloppy skills cost his side dearly in a 14-point AFL loss to Hawthorn.

Hawk ace Burgoyne urged to play on

Hawthorn coach Alastair Clarkson hopes veteran Shaun Burgoyne plays on next season.

'Dons seek breakthrough AFL win over Swans

Essendon have lost their past six AFL games against Sydney, a record they'll be keen to end in round 14 of the season.

More to Dogs than JJ: North coach Scott

North Melbourne won't make the mistake of putting too much focus on stopping Jason Johannisen when they face the Western Bulldogs at Etihad Stadium.

Hawks stun Crows in AFL

Hawthorn have stunned Adelaide by 14 points in their AFL match at Adelaide Oval.

Essendon likely to re-sign Daniher

Joe Daniher of the Bombers runs with the ball in their round eight match with the Cats at the MCG

The Bombers are likely to re-sign top forward Joe Daniher included in a wave of re-signings after AFL’s new payment agreement was tabled earlier this week.

Cockatoo one of four Cats in new AFL deals    

Exciting youngster Nakia Cockatoo will remain with Geelong until at least the end of the 2019 AFL season, as one of four Cats to sign new deals.

AFL round-14 preview panel

A preview panel of remaining round-14 AFL matches.

Dogs' Cloke takes mental health AFL break

The Western Bulldogs have announced Travis Cloke will take indefinite leave from the AFL to deal with unspecified mental health issues.

North not given up on the finals - Coach

North Melbourne players enter the playing arena for their round 13 clash with the Saints

Even though they stand 16th on the ladder after 13 rounds of football the Kangaroos’ coach Brad Scott remains positive about the side’s prospects in the finals.

Star Magpies return to face Power in AFL

Collingwood's chances of beating Port Adelaide at the MCG have received a big boost with the AFL returns of Ben Reid and Tyson Goldsack.

Essendon edge closer to Daniher deal    

Essendon are one step closer to re-signing key forward Joe Daniher following confirmation of the AFL's new pay agreement.

'Dons lose Hooker for Swans AFL clash    

Essendon key position player Cale Hooker will miss his AFL side's crunch clash with Sydney at the SCG, with Shaun McKernan called up to the team.

Roos fighting for AFL finals: coach

North Melbourne are 16th on the AFL ladder after 13 rounds but coach Brad Scott says making the finals remains his side's goal.

Sydney eyes a position in the top 8

Sydney Swans celebrate after defeating the Tigers in a round 13 AFL match.

According to defender Callum Mills Sydney who are a win away from a top eight position on the ladder have always believed in themselves and are on the right track after a disappointing start to the season.

'Dons set to lose Hooker for big AFL clash    

Essendon key position player Cale Hooker was a notable no-show for their flight to Sydney.

Pies' Jamie Elliott to be sidelined for two weeks

Collingwood’s Jamie Elliott being assisted away due to an ankle injury in their round 11 match with Fremantle

Collingwood’s Jamie Elliott will be sidelined for another two weeks as he progresses to recover from an ankle injury while Ben Reid and Tyson Goldsack are expected to make a comeback from injury this week.

Roos still fighting for AFL finals: coach    

North Melbourne are 16th on the AFL ladder after 13 rounds but coach Brad Scott says making the finals remains his side's goal.

Reid, Goldsack set to boost Magpies in AFL

Collingwood have several players returning from injury after the mid-season bye.

Melbourne take 'team-first' approach

Melbourne coach Simon Goodwin says his AFL club have met to ensure players take a "team-first" approach to social media after Tomas Bugg's Instagram sledge.

Swans one win away from AFL's top eight    

Callum Mills says Sydney, who now sit one win outside the AFL's top eight, have changed a lot since an awful start to the season but belief was always strong.

Demons keep Pedersen to face West Coast

Melbourne coach Simon Goodwin says Cam Pedersen deserves to keep a spot against West Coast despite the long-awaited return of ruckman Max Gawn.

Riewoldt wants Saints back in AFL finals

No immediate decision is likely as speculation continues about whether St Kilda veteran Nick Riewoldt will play on in the AFL next season.

AFL planning its version of T20 cricket

The AFL is looking for three options for when it trials a truncated, 10-player a side version of Australian Rules.

Kennedy in serious doubt for Dees clash    

It looks like West Coast will have to go another week at the very least without star forward Josh Kennedy.

Daw determined to realise AFL potential

North Melbourne ruck-forward Majak Daw has only played 26 senior games since his much-heralded 2013 debut.

Crows coach backs Sloane to find AFL form

Adelaide coach Don Pyke says he's backing star midfielder Rory Sloane to shake off Hawthorn's taggers in Thursday night's AFL match.

Dockers hopeful of Bennell return in 2017

Fremantle midfielder Lachie Neale says the Dockers remain hopeful of Harley Bennell making an AFL return this season.

Dockers committed to four-year AFL rebuild

Fremantle will be aiming to snap a three-match losing streak when they take on Geelong at Simonds Stadium on Sunday.

Pies' AFL forward Elliott still sidelined    

Collingwood could be set to regain Ben Reid and Tyson Goldsack but Jamie Elliott remains at least a fortnight away from an AFL return.

Curnow could tread a Dusty AFL path    

A week after his impressive tagging role on Gold Coast star Gary Ablett, Carlton onballer Ed Curnow could line up on in-form Richmond ace Dustin Martin.

Eagles gun Shuey signs long-term AFL deal    

West Coast midfielder Luke Shuey has signed a new AFL deal tying him to the Eagles until the end of 2022.

Cats to sideline injured Cockatoo

Cats’ Nakia Cockatoo sits on the bench early in their match against the Eagles last Thursday.

Geelong will leave out Nakia Cockatoo and Scott Selwood in their Sunday’s clash with Fremantle taking a conservative approach to their injuries and the recovery process.

Hawks push O'Meara return this AFL season    

Hawthorn AFL coach Alastair Clarkson says he'll be pushing the injured Jaeger O'Meara to make a return to the playing ranks this season.

Shaw takes mickey out of his AFL milestone    

Greater Western Sydney veteran Heath Shaw has taken a light-hearted look at his AFL career, which has spanned 249 games and countless headlines.

AFL round 14 preview panel

A preview panel of Thursday night's round 14 game of the AFL.

Nic Nat to undergo rehab in the US

West Coast Eagles’ Nic Naitanui at play

West Coast Eagles’ Nic Naitanui who is recovering from knee reconstruction surgery will fly to the US to be coached under the sports injury expert Bill Knowles in his pursuit of returning to play this season.

AFL players hard done by coaches: Blight    

Malcolm Blight says modern coaches aren't letting players display their skills enough in the AFL.

AFL players back new mental health app

Mental health has been a topical issue in the AFL and the players' association is backing the MindMax phone app.

Crows confident Lever, McGovern will stay

Adelaide coach Don Pyke is confident Jake Lever and Mitch McGovern will soon re-sign with the club in light of the AFL's new pay deal.

GWS upbeat Josh Kelly will re-sign soon    

Greater Western Sydney coach Leon Cameron hopes confirmation of the AFL's new pay deal will help his club retain in-demand young gun Josh Kelly.

Cats to take no risks with Cockatoo

Geelong are set to be without injured duo Nakia Cockatoo and Scott Selwood for Sunday's clash against Fremantle.

Docker Ballantyne set to make AFL return    

Fremantle forward Hayden Ballantyne will need to prove his worth over the coming months if he is to earn a contract extension.

Swans' Jones apologises to AFL clubmates    

Sydney AFL midfielder Zak Jones has apologised to his teammates for an undisciplined act which will keep him out of Friday's crucial home clash with Essendon.

I'm proud of our AFL attitude: Hardwick    

Richmond coach Damien Hardwick says how they're playing stacks up, despite a string of close losses.

AFL shows the money, cricket crisis looms

As the AFL and the players celebrate a monster deal, there is no end in sight for Australian cricket's pay negotiations.

Blight humbled by AFL legend status    

Malcolm Blight says he's humbled at being named a legend by the AFL.

Heat not a worry for Suns star Ablett

Gold Coast star Gary Ablett doesn't believe he's being left stranded by his AFL teammates after enduring a physical battering by Carlton on the weekend.

Malcolm Blight's career highlights

Career highights of new AFL legend Malcolm Blight.

AFL free agents also win in new pay deal

Whatever the AFL decides later in 2017, the players have won more free agency provisions.

What's featured in the AFL pay bonanza

The AFL and the AFL Players Association have agreed to a six-year, $1.84 billion collective bargaining agreement.

Bold footy elevates St. Kilda - Billings

St. Kilda ended their recent losing streak with a 17 point win over the Kangaroos last Friday putting their campaign this season back on track.

Demons AFL co-captain suffers injury blow

Melbourne have suffered an injury blow with co-captain Nathan Jones ruled out for up to six weeks with a quadriceps strain.

Hawks' O'Meara suffers new injury blow

Hawthorn have revealed that star AFL recruit Jaeger O'Meara has suffered another injury setback.

Docker Johnson regrets kebab shop incident    

Fremantle veteran Michael Johnson still views himself as a leader at the club despite being axed from the leadership group after being charged with assault.

Ablett looks to play finals footy with the Suns

Two-time Brownlow Medalist and playing in his 300th game on Sunday against the Saints, Gary Ablett remains adamant on his ambition of taking the Suns to the finals despite speculation of his time with the team

Bold is beautiful for Saints: Billings    

St Kilda forward Jack Billings says the AFL team feel they've got their season back on track after ending a three-game losing streak against the Kangaroos.

Barbs spurred Bombers forward into action    

Essendon forward Cale Hooker says the criticism he received after the Bombers' AFL loss to Richmond helped motivate him.

Mitchell says Hawks on right track in AFL    

Despite the Hawks' many problems this season, star recruit Tom Mitchell is rapt to be at the club.

Nic Nat to fly to US to help his AFL rehab

West Coast's Nic Naitanui will travel to the US to train under the guidance of renowned sports injury expert Bill Knowles as he bids to return this AFL season.

Gary Ablett's AFL career

The AFL career of Gary Ablett ahead of his 300th match this weekend.

Ablett intent on AFL finals dream for Suns

Speculation over his future won't go away but as he approaches AFL game 300, Gary Ablett says taking Gold Coast to the finals remains his overriding ambition.

Zorko among AFL's top five: Dayne Beams

Dayne Zorko doesn't get the credit he deserves as an elite AFL midfielder because he doesn't play in Melbourne, Brisbane skipper Dayne Beams says.

Cats coach wants AFL staging crackdown

Geelong coach Chris Scott says the AFL should be a lot harder on players who stage for free kicks.

Eagle Josh Kennedy in race against time

West Coast ruckman Scott Lycett probably won't earn an AFL recall this week, but forward Josh Kennedy is hoping to return from a calf injury.

Hardwick opens up on last year's AFL woes

Richmond coach Damien Hardwick says his workload last year became out of control as the team struggled.

AFL players win big in six-year pay deal

The new pay deal between the AFL and the players association features a whopping 20 per cent increase this year.

Blight declared a legend of the AFL

The AFL has declared Malcolm Blight a Legend of the game while inducting six newcomers to the Hall of Fame.

Silvagni fourth Blue to get AFL Rising nod

Jack Silvagni has one of Carlton's most famous names and now he is a Rising Star nominee.

GWS faces a mixed bag of injury woes

AFL’s Greater Western Sydney is facing mixed luck on their injury front with positive news on Josh Kelly for the Brisbane game on Saturday but, they will miss Jacob Hopper due to injury for another four weeks.

Adelaide on the watch out for capable Hawks

According to Adelaide’s ruckman Sam Jacobs even though the Crows are hot favourites against Hawthorn this Thursday, they are not taking any chances in the game against the unpredictable Hawks.

AFL on verge of announcing new pay deal

After drawn-out negotiations, the AFL players' new pay deal is about to be confirmed.

In-form Melbourne sets sight on the finals

Melbourne’s finals route will be put to test with their upcoming clashes with West Coast and Sydney during the course of next two weeks.

GWS receive mixed news on AFL injury front    

AFL club Greater Western Sydney have received mixed news regarding their injury crisis, with the most positive being that Josh Kelly could yet face Brisbane.

Port fitness guru joins EPL giants Arsenal    

Fitness guru Darren Burgess is leaving AFL club Port Adelaide to work with English Premier League giants Arsenal.

The race to the 2017 AFL finals

A look at each AFL team's fixture and their predicted finish with 10 rounds of the home-and-away season remaining.

Scans confirm torn ACL for Bulldogs' Jong    

Scans have confirmed Western Bulldogs midfielder Lin Jong tore his anterior cruciate ligament in Sunday's AFL loss to Melbourne.

Geelong's Scott Selwood out on Sunday with a hamstring injury

Geelong midfielder Scott Selwood will be missing Sunday’s clash with Fremantle due to a torn hamstring at Thursday’s lost game to West Coast.

AFL leaders Adelaide wary of wounded Hawks    

Adelaide ruckman Sam Jacobs says his AFL club is wary of a wounded Hawthorn in Thursday night's fixture in Adelaide.

Carey, Ablett could be AFL legends    

Wayne Carey and Gary Ablett could become AFL legends at the annual Hall of Fame Dinner on Tuesday night.

Instagram smackdown might become AFL norm    

West Coast players might give Tomas Bugg a hard time on Saturday night after the Demons agitator used Instagram to taunt a rival last week.

Anything possible for surging Dees in AFL

Melbourne's AFL premiership credentials will be put to the test over the next fortnight with tough clashes against West Coast and Sydney.

Tippett hits hurdle in bid for AFL recall    

Sydney's out-of-form ruckman Kurt Tippett is no chance of facing Essendon, with an ankle injury ensuring he will miss a third-straight AFL game.

Torn hamstring for Geelong's Scott Selwood

Geelong will be without Scott Selwood for Sunday's clash with Fremantle, while Nakia Cockatoo is set for an extended stint on the sidelines.

Franklin and Selwood escape with AFL fines

Lance Franklin, Nick Riewoldt, Joel Selwood and Luke Shuey can all accept $1000 fines, while Alex Rance was cleared of staging for a free kick.

Demon Bugg has last laugh after AFL sledge

Melbourne forward Tomas Bugg's Instagram taunt of Jason Johannisen was a talking point after their spiteful AFL clash.

Dogs search for answers after Demons loss    

The Western Bulldogs are a shadow of the team that stormed to the 2016 AFL premiership and coach Luke Beveridge admits something has to change.

A snapshot of round 13 of the AFL season

Highlights from round 13 of the AFL season.

Dominant Dees stun Dogs in fiery AFL clash

Melbourne have smashed the Western Bulldogs by 57 points in a spiteful AFL clash, to climb to fifth on the ladder.

Tiger backs Swans' Franklin over AFL bump

Richmond's Connor Menadue has gone in to bat for Sydney star Lance Franklin, who was reported for a high bump on the young Tiger at the MCG.

Suns recruit Barlow has successful surgery    

Gold Coast midfielder Michael Barlow's AFL season is over with the ex-Fremantle player undergoing surgery on a broken leg on Sunday.

Nankervis to meet former teammates at the MCG    

Richmond ruckman Toby Nankervis will be in for awkward times when he meets his former club Sydney Swans at the MCG on Sunday.

Pittard’s break will be short-lived : coach Hinkley    

Defender Jasper Pittard who was dropped from Port Adelaide after the loss to Essendon last weekend looks keen on remaining with the club according to coach Ken Hinkley.

Hinkley's Port rising on AFL ladder    

Port Adelaide coach Ken Hinkley is satisfied with his side rising to fourth on the AFL ladder.

Suns recruit Barlow facing surgery    

Gold Coast midfielder Michael Barlow's AFL season appears over with the ex-Fremantle player to undergo surgery on a broken leg on Sunday.

Blues beat Suns as Barlow stretchered off

Carlton have overcome a Gold Coast comeback to secure a 10-point AFL win, while Suns' recruit Michael Barlow has suffered a serious leg injury.

Port sink Brisbane by 40 points in AFL

Port Adelaide have beaten Brisbane by 40 points in their AFL twilight match at Adelaide Oval.

Tiger wins battle, Swans claim AFL war

The much-anticipated superstar duel between Richmond's Alex Rance and Sydney's Lance Franklin went the Tigers' way but the Swans won a thriller at the MCG.

Swans stun Tigers with comeback AFL win

Richmond have given up a 36-point lead to fall in a nine-point AFL defeat at the hands of Sydney at the MCG.

Don't shoot the messenger: AFL's Beveridge    

Western Bulldogs coach Luke Beveridge is against the possibility that the use of runners could be banned for AFL matches.

Liberatore's timely AFL return for Dogs    

Western Bulldogs will welcome back tough midfielder Tom Liberatore to counter Melbourne's clearance and contested ball expertise in their AFL encounter.

Kangaroos still eye AFL finals after loss    

North Melbourne coach Brad Scott says September remains the goal for his misfiring team.

Richardson delighted with Saints' AFL win

St Kilda coach Alan Richardson says his team will gain belief from Friday's vital win over North Melbourne.

Saints' scrappy win breaks AFL losing run

Friday night's 17-point margin flattered North Melbourne, with St Kilda dominating much of the game to move within striking distance of the eight.

Eight teams competing for AFLW expansion    

The AFL will weigh up bids from eight clubs for a spot in the AFLW competition in 2019.

Eagle LeCras in midst of AFL goal drought    

West Coast forward Mark LeCras is under pressure to hold his spot after going four games without kicking a goal.

AFL runners on the verge of extinction

The AFL will assess the role of runners at the end of the season and may even scrap them altogether.

AFL vets Mitchell, Murphy face tough calls

West Coast's Sam Mitchell and Western Bulldogs skipper Bob Murphy are among the decorated AFL veterans facing tough decisions on their futures.

AFL ruck contest to pit mate against mate    

Richmond ruckman Toby Nankervis will battle former teammates for the first time when his AFL side host Sydney in a crunch clash.

Pittard will stay at Port: coach Hinkley    

Port Adelaide coach Ken Hinkley says dropped defender Jasper Pittard is keen to remain at the AFL club.

Blues young gun gets job on Suns AFL star

The match-up between Carlton's Jacob Weitering and Gold Coast's Tom Lynch will be one to watch in Saturday night's AFL clash at Metricon Stadium.

Buddy, Rance to take centre stage at MCG

Round 13 will feature arguably the most anticipated duel of the AFL season, with Sydney superstar Lance Franklin doing battle with Richmond defender Alex Rance.

Tarrant heads plan to neutralise Riewoldt    

All-Australian aspirant Robbie Tarrant will helm a three-pronged attack as Richmond attempt to contain St Kilda veteran Nick Riewoldt.

No ruckman for Dees as Dogs wield AFL axe

Melbourne have named an unchanged AFL lineup for Sunday's clash against the Western Bulldogs, who have confirmed five changes to their side.

Cats coach Scott not crazy about bye weeks

Geelong coach Chris Scott says he can't put his finger on why his team struggles after mid-season byes.

Mitchell, Selwood face nervous wait in AFL

Star duo Sam Mitchell and Joel Selwood were involved in a series of bitter exchanges during West Coast's 13-point win over Geelong in Perth on Thursday night.

Lions keen to make amends against Port

Brisbane coach Chris Fagan says the Lions are keen to make amends for their 83-point loss to Port Adelaide in round six when they face off again on Saturday.

AFL leaders Adelaide not content: Lynch

Adelaide forward Tom Lynch says the AFL's pacesetters still aren't satisfied with their progress as they head into their bye weekend.

Star duo in strife as Eagles beat Cats

Both Sam Mitchell and Joel Selwood are facing suspension after being involved in a series of heated exchanges during West Coast's AFL win over Geelong.

Tippett overlooked, Swans want improvement    

Sydney coach John Longmire says Kurt Tippett has been told to work on a few things in his search for an AFL recall but the star's attitude remains impressive.

AFL round-13 preview panel

A preview panel for round 13 of the AFL.

AFL Giants' injury cloud starting to clear    

The injury cloud over Greater Western Sydney is starting to clear after what the AFL club believes is a run of bad luck.

Port's Young tipped for AFL recall    

Aaron Young is expected to win an AFL recall as Port Adelaide swing the axe for Saturday's home game against Brisbane.

Suns learning to step up in AFL: Eade    

AFL coach Rodney Eade feels his young Gold Coast outfit is making plenty of progress just in time for a finals push.

Crows unlikely to roll dice on McGovern    

Adelaide forward Mitch McGovern appears likely to continue his comeback to the AFL from a hamstring injury in the state league ranks.

Saints seek aggression to arrest AFL slump    

St Kilda coach Alan Richardson says his team needs to approach games with more aggression after three-straight AFL losses.

Goldstein still first choice Roos ruckman    

Kangaroos coach Brad Scott says out-of-form ruckman Todd Goldstein is on the edge of a break-out game.

Longmire wants Tippett to improve presence    

Sydney coach John Longmire says Kurt Tippett has been told to work on a few things in his search for an AFL recall, but the star's attitude remains impressive.

Sam Mitchell 50-50 on AFL retirement

AFL veteran Sam Mitchell says he feels rejuvenated by his move to West Coast but is undecided about retirement.

Swans pick AFL speedster, Tigers unchanged

Sydney have regained speedy forward Gary Rohan after a bout of illness for their clash with Richmond at the MCG.

Hardwick backs Tigers' AFL midfield depth

George Hewett's performance last week has prompted speculation that the Sydney player might try to shut down Richmond's Dustin Martin this Saturday.

Shuey bracing for Scott Selwood tag in AFL

Geelong midfielder Scott Selwood will front up against his old West Coast teammates in Thursday night's AFL clash at Domain Stadium.

Eagles to hold on to troubled forwards in AFL    

West Coast coach Adam Simpson says that he will stick with his under– fire forwards Jack Darling and Mark LeCras in their clash with Geelong in Perth Thursday night.

Tigers to challenge Buddy’s defenses    

Tigers coach Damien Hardwick is positive that his team of defenders is capable of handling Sydney star Lance Buddy Franklin at any given stage of the game in the upcoming encounter.

Hibberd a top addition to Melbourne    

Defender Michael Hibberd is proving to be a top addition to the Dees lineup after his recent transfer from the Bombers.

Cats Cowan, Gregson out for AFL season    

The AFL season is over for Geelong duo Josh Cowan and Cory Gregson after undergoing surgery on their respective injuries.

AFL Round 13 Preview Panel

Preview Panel for the first game of round 13.

Cats lose Blicavs for Eagles AFL clash    

Geelong will be without big men Mark Blicavs and Tom Hawkins for their AFL clash with West Coast in Perth.

Ben Reid set to return for Magpies in AFL    

Collingwood are yet to determine when Jamie Elliott will return from his ankle injury, with the dangerous forward still wearing a moon boot.

AFL warns fuming Giants over Nick Maxwell    

Greater Western Sydney have been issued with a warning by the AFL after Giants runner Nick Maxwell had come under scrutiny.

Demons take note of key Dog's AFL shutdown    

Melbourne coach Simon Goodwin says the Western Bulldogs' loss to Sydney was an abnormal performance.

Eagles stick with LeCras, Darling in AFL    

The pressure will be on under-fire West Coast forwards Jack Darling and Mark LeCras when they front up against Geelong in their AFL clash in Perth.

Tigers have noticed AFL runner tactics    

Richmond coach Damien Hardwick says they are amazed a couple of free kicks haven't been paid against opposition runners.

Tiger trio to take on Buddy in AFL clash    

Richmond coach Damien Hardwick says key defender Alex Rance has a good record against Sydney star Lance Franklin.

Dockers leap to Nat Fyfe's defence in AFL

Fremantle skipper Nat Fyfe is copping criticism after his quiet start to the year, but Aaron Sandilands says the 25-year-old is leading the team well.

Fearless Hibberd inspiring Dees in AFL    

Melbourne defender Michael Hibberd is proving to be a more than handy recruit for the Demons since his off-season trade from Essendon.

Saad hitting his AFL highs during Ramadan    

Adam Saad is not just all about the run and carry anymore - his endurance is up and his positional play has improved dramatically in the 2017 AFL season.

Bulldogs trio could play in big AFL clash    

While the Western Bulldogs have lost Marcus Adams to a long-term injury, they hope to regain Tom Boyd, Dale Morris and Clay Smith.

Suns' Lynch- Hard road to the finals ahead    

According to Gold Coast co-captain Tom Lynch even though they are two wins away from the top four the club is bound to face an immensely tough run if they are to find a berth in their maiden finals play.

Melbourne to tough out the road to the finals    

Dees co-captain Nathan Jones is of the opinion that the club’s tough run over the next three weeks could decide the fortunes of the outfit in the forthcoming finals play.

Swans' tough AFL bid to tame Tiger Martin    

After keeping the Western Bulldogs' Jason Johannisen quiet, Sydney face the task of trying to minimise the impact of Richmond AFL star Dustin Martin at the MCG.

Demons beat Collingwood in top game    

The Demons beat Magpies in the Queen's Birthday AFL clash at the MCG watched by a crowd of more than 70,000.

Runners attract renewed AFL scrutiny

Collingwood premiership captain Nick Maxwell, now a runner for GWS, might be in hot water with the AFL.

Freo re-sign Sandilands and his understudy    

Fremantle ruckman Aaron Sandilands has penned a one-year contract extension with the AFL club, and his protege Sean Darcy has signed on until 2020.

Suns' Lynch expects tough AFL finals slog

Gold Coast co-captain Tom Lynch says despite being only two wins away from the top four, it will be a tough slog for the Suns to make an AFL finals appearance.

Rhys Stanley back for Cats in AFL    

Rhys Stanley will be recalled to the Geelong side for Thursday's AFL clash against West Coast.

Dees face tough AFL run in finals quest

Melbourne's hopes of staying in the AFL's top eight could hinge on their next three weeks with a tough run of six-day breaks ahead.

Eagles delay decision on Naitanui comeback

West Coast will give ruckman Nic Naitanui a few more weeks before deciding whether to push ahead with plans for the 2012 All-Australian to return this year.

Magpies coach will walk away if necessary

Collingwood coach Nathan Buckley says his future with the club is a two-way street and he'll walk away if he feels like he's not the right man for the job.

Saints coach leaps to Montagna's defence

St Kilda coach Alan Richardson labelled Dermott Brereton's recent criticism of veteran Saint Leigh Montagna "incredibly disrespectful".

Tight losses leave Pies behind their goals

Collingwood expect to get some key players back from injury after their bye week in the AFL.

Watts lauds Demon speedster Hunt in AFL

Melbourne forward Jack Watts couldn't be prouder of former schoolmate Jayden Hunt after their Queen's Birthday win over Collingwood.

Too many Saints out of form: Richardson    

Too many St Kilda players are out of form as the team struggles to snap a run of three losses, says coach Alan Richardson.

Spencer and Gawn set for Demons return    

Melbourne coach Simon Goodwin could not be happier that his AFL club's ruck crisis is almost over.

Match-winner Watts banishes AFL Demons    

Eight years after a debut to forget, Melbourne forward Jack Watts has produced the match-winning goal in the AFL Queen's Birthday game.

Demons riding high after Queen's Birthday    

Melbourne were one of the big winners of round 12, the Demons leaping into the top eight after their thrilling win over Collingwood on Queen's Birthday Monday.

AFL fines Hawks coach for umpire remarks    

Hawthorn coach Alastair Clarkson has been hit with a $20,000 fine by the AFL for his remarks about the umpires after his side's loss to Gold Coast.

A snapshot of round 12 of the AFL season

A look at the highlights from round 12 of the AFL season.

Demons down Magpies in AFL thriller    

Melbourne have beaten Collingwood by four points in a Queen's Birthday AFL thriller.

AFL Big Freeze raises $2 million for MND

More than $2 million has been raised for motor neurone disease research ahead of the AFL's Queen's Birthday clash.

Whitecross, Davis face AFL striking fines

The AFL match review panel has cleared Essendon's Brendon Goddard over an incident involving Port Adelaide star Robbie Gray.

Fed-up Cameron puts Giants on AFL notice    

Greater Western Sydney coach Leon Cameron has signalled changes to his side after their shock one-point loss to Carlton.

Key calls loom for Hawks on injured stars    

Hawthorn recruit Jaeger O'Meara is nearing a return from injury but premiership star Cyril Rioli is battling to feature again this AFL season.

Swans can play finals footy: Heeney    

Sydney Swans Isaac Heeney is of the opinion that they have solid potential to play in the finals despite an agonizing start to the season with a 0-6 record.

Demons and pies look forward to Monday’s showdown

Monday’s Queen’s Birthday clash between the Pies and the Demons is expected to draw a large gathering in excess of 70,000 in an atmosphere similar to the finals.

Hawks’ Ty Vickery should lift his game: Clarkson.    

Hawthorn forward Ty Vickery should be doing a lot more if he is to continue with the club this season according to coach Alastair Clarkson.

Hawks coach sorry for AFL umpire comments

A repentant Alastair Clarkson has offer an unreserved apology for his comments about the umpires during Hawthorn's loss to Gold Coast.

Queen's Birthday pivotal for Demons, Pies

The outcome of the Queen's Birthday clash between Melbourne and Collingwood will have a big say in each club's fortunes this season.

Blues stun GWS in one-point AFL thriller

Carlton have claimed their best win of the AFL season with a thrilling one-point victory over Greater Western Sydney.

Bombers pair close to deciding AFL futures

Essendon star David Zaharakis is intent on signing a new deal with the club, while Jobe Watson will speak to the Bombers about his AFL future soon.

Suns star suspended for another AFL game

Gold Coast have suspended Jarrod Harbrow for another AFL game as part of club-imposed sanctions for his DUI arrest.

Star Giant suffers another injury setback

Greater Western Sydney star Brett Deledio has suffered another calf injury, with his return to AFL action unclear.

Fagan says Sam Maye be one of AFL's best

Brisbane coach Chris Fagan says Sam Mayes needs to take the next step and become one of the AFL's elite after an impressive outing against Fremantle.

Shocked Power get AFL wake-up call: coach

Port Adelaide coach Ken Hinkley says Saturday night's 70-point thrashing by Essendon was a wake-up call for his AFL team.

Bombers' best shut down lacklustre Power

Essendon jumped Port Adelaide early and kept up the pressure on Saturday night to win by 70 points at Etihad Stadium.

Injuries testing Hawks' depth: Clarkson

Hawthorn will go into their AFL bye with a growing injury list after Josh Gibson suffered a groin issue during their loss to Gold Coast.

Dominant Bombers surge past Power in AFL

Essendon's blistering early onslaught set up a 70-point thumping of Port Adelaide at Etihad Stadium on Saturday night.

Brisbane stun Fremantle for second AFL win

Brisbane have won their second game of the AFL season, beating Fremantle by 57 points in their AFL encounter at the Gabba.

GWS defender Kennedy signs new AFL deal

Greater Western Sydney defender Adam Kennedy has signed a new AFL deal keeping him with the Giants until the end of the 2020 season.

Ablett stars as Suns deny Hawks in AFL

Gold Coast have survived a late comeback from Hawthorn, notching a nailbiting 16-point AFL win at the MCG on Saturday.

Jones out to reboot Blues' AFL career

Carlton's forgotten forward Liam Jones get a chance to reboot his AFL career as a defender.

Sandilands to miss Saturday’s clash

Straddled with an ongoing hamstring injury Fremantle ruckman Aaron Sandilands will be missing his third game in a row when he will be sidelined in this Saturday night’s game at Gabba.

Pyke demands more improvement despite win

Adelaide are among the pacesetters in the AFL this season, but coach Don Pyke is demanding further improvement from his players.

Crows thump Saints to reclaim AFL top spot

The Crows have thrashed St Kilda by 57 points in Adelaide to reclaim top spot of the AFL ladder.

Swans plan to pressure Dogs' backs in AFL    

Sydney will try to apply maximum pressure on the Western Bulldogs defenders in their Match on Thursday in keeping tabs on their finals hopes this year.

Port's tall timber a tough ask for Bombers

Essendon coach John Worsfold acknowledges there'll be little room for error when the Bombers face Port Adelaide in the AFL.

Blues add Daisy, Hawks lose Breust in AFL

Carlton's Dale Thomas and Greater Western Sydney forward Steve Johnson are confirmed starters for their AFL clash at Etihad Stadium.

Bombers launch bid for AFL Women's team

Essendon have confirmed they want to field a team in an expanded AFL Women's competition in 2019.

Lions hope to provide another AFL surprise

Brisbane coach Chris Fagan hopes the Lions can spring another surprise in their AFL clash with Fremantle after Josh Schache's shock re-signing.

Pendlebury wary of Dees AFL veteran Vince

Collingwood are plotting to curb the influence of Melbourne tagger Bernie Vince in the Queen's Birthday AFL game.

Heeney believes Swans can play AFL finals

Sydney's Isaac Heeney says he's almost back to full fitness after a bout of glandular fever and insists the Swans can still make the AFL finals.

Finals audition looms for Demons in AFL

Melbourne and Collingwood are expecting a finals-like atmosphere with a big crowd tipped for the Queen's Birthday AFL game.

Hawks need more from Vickery in AFL: coach

Hawthorn coach Alastair Clarkson has demanded a lift from key forward Ty Vickery after he was dropped for the second time this season.

How the AFL's senior coaches stack up

Gold Coast's Rodney Eade and Collingwood's Nathan Buckley remain the coaches most under pressure midway through an unpredictable AFL season.

Bombers stand firm in Lovett-Murray stoush

Ex-Essendon player Nathan Lovett-Murray believes injections he received during the club's infamous supplement program have harmed his daughter.

Swans prepared to face ire of the Tigers

Sydney's improbable challenge for an AFL finals spot will undergo another tough examination against Richmond next week.

Lucky 13 for Priddis with Eagles in AFL

Brownlow medallist Matt Priddis will play for a 13th AFL season after signing a one-year contract extension at West Coast.

Suns set to face their AFL travel demons

Gold Coast coach Rodney Eade says his side are ready to make amends to their poor form on the road when they take on Hawthorn in the AFL.

Bulldogs have stagnated, says Beveridge

Western Bulldogs coach Luke Beveridge has accepted the responsibility of restoring momentum to the AFL premiers' campaign following their thrashing in Sydney.

AFL round 12 preview panel

A preview panel of round 12 of the AFL.

Ty Vickery axed by Hawthorn in AFL

Hawthorn have swung two changes for Saturday's AFL clash with Gold Coast, dropping big man Ty Vickery.

Swans turn AFL tables in Bulldogs thumping

Sydney have kept their AFL season alive with a thumping 46-point win over reigning premiers Western Bulldogs at the SCG.

Son of a gun to make AFL debut for Magpies

Collingwood father-son recruit Callum Brown will make his much-anticipated AFL debut when the Pies take on Melbourne on Queen's Birthday Monday.

Schache signs new AFL deal with Lions

The Brisbane Lions have signed exciting key forward Josh Schache to a new two-year contract.

Saints coach wary of wounded Crows in AFL

St Kilda forward Josh Bruce is a confirmed starter for the AFL clash with Adelaide.

League skill boosts Williams' AFL career

Emerging Greater Western Sydney star Zac Williams is tapping into a skill he used in rugby league to create problems for opposing AFL teams.

Fasolo to return, Brown to debut for Pies

Collingwood coach Nathan Buckley has confirmed forward Alex Fasolo will return to AFL action after his mental health struggles.

Suns have depth to cover Harbrow in AFL

Rodney Eade is backing Gold Coast's experienced defenders to fill the void left by Jarrod Harbrow's absence when they take on Hawthorn in the AFL.

Dees' star near return after cancer scare

Melbourne will take an ultra-cautious approach with star forward Jesse Hogan as he nears a return to AFL action after cancer treatment.

Naitanui confident of 2017 AFL return

Nic Naitanui says his recovery from a knee reconstruction is going well and that should be music to the ears of West Coast fans.

Dangerfield or Martin - who's AFL's best?

Has Dustin Martin gone past Patrick Dangerfield as the best player in the AFL?

Longmire backs Jack to regain AFL form

Sydney AFL coach John Longmire has backed Kieren Jack to regain his best form after being recalled for Thursday's SCG clash with the Western Bulldogs.

Giants keep kids away from AFL rivals

Greater Western Sydney have ensured their next generation of emerging stars is off limits to rival AFL clubs until 2021.

Preview of Thursday's Swans-Dogs AFL game

A preview panel for Thursday's AFL clash between Sydney and the Western Bulldogs at the SCG.

Sandilands to miss Dockers' AFL clash

Fremantle ruckman Aaron Sandilands has been ruled out for a third straight AFL match with a hamstring injury.

Tippett dumped from Swans' AFL side

Sydney have finally lost patience with ruckman Kurt Tippett, dropping him for the AFL game against a Western Bulldogs side containing the recalled Travis Cloke.

Worsfold buoyed by Watson's AFL form spike

Essendon coach John Worsfold believes former skipper Jobe Watson is building back towards his best AFL form.

Deledio's Giants AFL debut getting closer

Greater Western Sydney and their prize AFL recruit Brett Deledio are upbeat about his prospects of playing soon after an injury-plagued start at the club.

Key Eagles duo pressing for AFL return

West Coast spearhead Josh Kennedy and ruckman Scott Lycett are hoping to return to face Geelong next Thursday.

Swans not driven by AFL revenge

Avenging last year's AFL grand final loss won't be the major motivator for struggling Sydney when they host the Western Bulldogs at the SCG on Thursday.

AFL chief insists Perth stadium deal close

AFL chief Gillon McLachlan says the new Perth Stadium is one of the best in the world but a deal to ensure football is played there is yet to be signed.

Good and bad news for Giants in AFL

Greater Western Sydney veteran Ryan Griffen could struggle to play again in this AFL season after re-injuring his ankle.

Harbrow says Suns' AFL culture is strong

Despite being charged with drink-driving, Gold Coast defender Jarrod Harbrow says the AFL club's culture is the strongest it's ever been.

Nothing broken at Crows, says coach Pyke

Adelaide coach Don Pyke has called for some perspective about his AFL club after their loss to Geelong.

Swans not giving up on AFL finals

Sydney captain Josh Kennedy says the 16th-placed Swans won't give up hope of making the finals until it's a mathematical impossibility.

AFL injury toll shifts as concussions rise

AFL players are missing a growing number of games due to concussion, the league's annual injury survey shows.

Fewer AFL injuries but concussion rate up

AFL players missed fewer games due to injury last season but the concussion rate increased, according to the league's annual survey.

Blame Hawkins for AFL ban: MRP's Bartel

AFL MRP member Jimmy Bartel says Geelong forward Tom Hawkins was suspended because his punch landed too high on an opponent's body.

Injured Pies trio out of Bombers AFL clash

Collingwood trio Jamie Elliott, Daniel Wells and Tyson Goldsack will all miss the Magpies' AFL Queen's Birthday game against Melbourne with injuries.

Cats, Hawkins reluctantly accept AFL ban

Geelong coach Chris Scott isn't happy with Tom Hawkins' one-match ban for striking Adelaide's Matt Crouch.

Versatile Giant loves AFL life down back

Adam Tomlinson is loving life in the Greater Western Sydney backline, having finally found his niche.

Saints Riewoldt ruled out for Crows clash

St Kilda veteran Nick Riewoldt has failed to overcome a knee injury and will not play against Adelaide on Friday night.

Veteran Suns defender charged with DUI

Gold Coast have stood down dashing defender Jarrod Harbrow after he was charged with DUI by Queensland Police on Monday morning.

GWS privileged to be a target: Tomlinson

Greater Western Sydney foundation player Adam Tomlinson feels privileged rather than pressured that his rising AFL club has a target on its back.

Crows can't hide from AFL critics: Walker

Adelaide captain Taylor Walker says his AFL club can't hide from criticism for their lacklustre performance in Friday night's loss to Geelong.

Daniher focusing on footy, not new deal

Joe Daniher is happy with how his management team is handling negotiations over a new AFL contract with Essendon.

Big-name trio in line for AFL recall

Travis Cloke is one of three Western Bulldogs' big names pushing for a senior recall.

Dockers regret playing sore Langdon in AFL

Fremantle have slid to eighth spot on the AFL ladder after losing to Collingwood by 20 points on Sunday at Domain Stadium.

Collingwood left to deal with triple blow

Collingwood posted a gutsy 20-point win over Fremantle on Sunday but the victory came at a heavy cost on the injury front.

Geelong's Hawkins accepts one-game AFL ban

Geelong forward Tom Hawkins will not challenge a one-week suspension for a jumper punch to the head of Matt Crouch.

A snapshot of round 11 of the AFL season

Highlights from round 11 of the AFL season.

Tigers' AFL tall stocks take another hit

Richmond's key position players have suffered another hit with centre half-forward Todd Elton dislocating his shoulder.

Tigers head into AFL bye on a high

Richmond emerged as one of the big winners from round 11 of the AFL season, moving into the top four with a win over North Melbourne.

Wells injured as Magpies beat Dockers

Collingwood overcame a raft of injuries to beat Fremantle by 20 points, but Daniel Wells and Jamie Elliott look set for lengthy stints on the sidelines.

Lion cub won't play if he opts out: coach

Brisbane are hopeful Josh Schache will pledge his future to them but will take a hard line if he tells them he wants to leave.

Suns' cool heads clinch Eagles AFL win

The combined experience of Gary Ablett and Pearce Hanley proved crucial for the Gold Coast Suns as they saw off West Coast.

Eagles' AFL showing against Suns 'average'

West Coast coach Adam Simpson says a lack of personnel and the inability to create inside-50's is the reason why they lost against Gold Coast.

Kangaroos AFL foundations are solid: Scott

North Melbourne coach Brad Scott says his team's foundations remain solid despite Saturday night's 35-point loss to Richmond at Etihad Stadium.

Martin brilliance key as Tigers beat Roos

Dustin Martin played a starring role as Richmond defeated North Melbourne by 35 points at Etihad Stadium on Saturday night.

Martin stars as Tigers down North in AFL

Richmond have set up their 35-point AFL win over North Melbourne on Saturday night with a blistering third quarter at Etihad Stadium.

Giants topple Bombers to go top of AFL

Greater Western Sydney have beaten Essendon by 16 points to finish the first half of the AFL season clear at the summit.

Suns pip Eagles in tight AFL encounter

The Suns have recorded their fourth win of the AFL season with a three-point victory over West Coast on the Gold Coast.

St Kilda cool interest in Fyfe: report

Fremantle look likely to retain 2015 Brownlow Medallist Nat Fyfe with a News Corp report suggesting St Kilda are out of the race for the 25-year-old.

Hawkins feels he does not deserve AFL ban

Tom Hawkins and coach Chris Scott are both hopeful the Geelong forward will receive a fine and nothing more for his jumper punch on Crow Matt Crouch.

Dockers to rebound from horror AFL loss

Collingwood are riding a two-match AFL winning run, but they will have to overcome a poor record in Perth if they are to beat Fremantle at Domain Stadium.

GWS coach agrees with his AFL critics

Greater Western Sydney AFL coach Leon Cameron says criticism of his forwards' defensive pressure is warranted.

Cats beat Crows in AFL table-topper

Geelong have drawn level on points with Adelaide atop the AFL ladder after downing the Crows by 22 points at Simonds Stadium.

Swans positive about off-contract AFL duo

Negotiations between Sydney and their off-contract stars Sam Reid and Zak Jones are progressing well, according to the AFL club's head of football.

Shades of grey in AFL rule for Dons coach

A clarification of the deliberate rushed-behind rule from the AFL umpiring department hasn't had the intended result for Essendon coach John Worsfold.

No AFL debut for Pies son of a gun Brown

Collingwood have made two changes for Sunday's AFL clash against Fremantle, with father-son pick Callum Brown unable to break into the 22.

North's AFL tall timber have room to grow

North Melbourne have named an unchanged AFL lineup for the first time this season to face Richmond at Etihad Stadium on Saturday night.

AFL Origin game lacks support: McLachlan

The AFL is unlikely to win support from clubs for a return to State of Origin football, chief executive Gillon McLachlan says.

Suns to fight for Eade against Eagles

Gold Coast defender Jack Leslie says the side will be spurred on by the recent criticism of their coach when they take on West Coast.

AFL's Giants have had some luck: Cameron

Greater Western Sydney coach Leon Cameron isn't concerned a series of close, tough AFL games are taking a toll on his team.

Bombers need Hooker up forward: Worsfold

Essendon will persist with All-Australian defender Cale Hooker in attack, says coach John Worsfold.

AFLW champs sign beach volleyball Olympian

Olympic beach volleyballer Becchara Palmers has signed for AFLW champions Adelaide in 2018.

Cats need new Betts bet as Bews ruled out

Geelong defender Jed Bews will miss Friday night's big clash against Adelaide due to an ankle injury.

Masten out as Eagles seek AFL midfield fix

West Coast have dropped wingman Chris Masten but will welcome back Luke Shuey and Mark LeCras for Saturday's AFL clash with Gold Coast.

Hawks out of AFL flag contention: Clarkson

Coach Alastair Clarkson says Hawthorn have fallen from AFL premiership contention after sinking to a record low in Thursday night's loss to Port Adelaide.

Contracts not reason for Port form: coach

Port Adelaide coach Ken Hinkley says the amount of off-contract players at the club isn't a factor in the Power's eye-catching form.

Dixon stars as Port rout Hawks in AFL

Port Adelaide have thrashed Hawthorn by 51 points in Thursday night's AFL match at Adelaide Oval.

AFL round-11 preview panel

A preview panel of round 11 of the AFL.

Bombers lose two for Giants' AFL clash

Essendon will be without Darcy Parish and James Kelly when they face Greater Western Sydney in their Spotless Stadium AFL clash.

Ablett shoulder test for Eagles AFL clash

Gold Coast are sweating on Gary Ablett passing a fitness test to improve their chances of an AFL upset against West Coast.

Mackenzie to become Eagles' AFL Mr Fix It

West Coast defender Eric Mackenzie could play in the ruck and up forward after being handed a recall for the Eagles' AFL clash with Gold Coast.

Buckley, AFL chief praise Fasolo's courage

Collingwood coach Nathan Buckley and AFL chief Gillon McLachlan have applauded forward Alex Fasolo for raising his issues with depression.

Jacobs out, North review Richmond AFL plan

North Melbourne coach Brad Scott says luckless midfielder Ben Jacobs has suffered ankle soreness and will be sidelined until after their AFL bye.

Tigers defenders up for North AFL clash

Richmond believe their defenders, led by Alex Rance, will get the job done on North Melbourne key forwards Jarrad Waite and Ben Brown.

Adelaide look to snap Geelong AFL hoodoo

Adelaide will be chasing their first away win in Geelong since 2003 in their top-of-the-table AFL clash.

Bews likely to stand up to Betts again

Geelong defender Jed Bews is likely to once again get the big job on Adelaide sharp-shooter Eddie Betts on Friday night.

AFL grand final losses still haunt Goddard

Essendon veteran Brendon Goddard says the pain of St Kilda's grand final losses is still raw as he approaches his 300th AFL game.

Form justifies Kelly's huge AFL valuation

The soaring stocks of Greater Western Sydney midfielder Josh Kelly have been underlined by him winning the AFL Players' Association MVP of the month award.

Lyon keen on axing romantic AFL bounce

Fremantle coach Ross Lyon says players and umpires would be safer if the centre bounce is axed from the AFL.