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2022 June
  • Sat, Jun 25, 2022
    Geelong have secured a remarkable three-point AFL win over Richmond as Jack Henry kicked the matchwinner with a minute remaining in a classic at the MCG.
  • Sat, Jun 25, 2022
    Geelong coach Chris Scott admits star defender Tom Stewart will receive an AFL suspension for an errant elbow that concussed Richmond ace Dion Prestia.
  • Sat, Jun 25, 2022
    The controversy surrounding Jordan De Goey has thrown a spanner in the works as in-form Collingwood chase a fifth straight AFL win in their clash with GWS.
  • Sat, Jun 25, 2022
    Sydney impressed in a 51-point demolition of a lacklustre St Kilda to strengthen their claims for a top-eight spot against a fellow finals contender.
  • Sat, Jun 25, 2022
    Carlton have turned in one of their finest showings of the AFL season to comfortably beat Fremantle by 31 points and remain in the race for the AFL top four.
  • Fri, Jun 24, 2022
    Emerging Hawthorn forward Mitch Lewis has re-signed for another four AFL seasons in a major boost for the Hawks' rebuild under coach Sam Mitchell.
  • Fri, Jun 24, 2022
    Star forward Jeremy Cameron is yet to fire against an AFL flag contender this season but Geelong's blockbuster clash with Richmond could change that.
  • Fri, Jun 24, 2022
    Adelaide coach Matthew Nicks denies Matt Crouch's AFL career is at a crossroads despite being dropped for a second time in two months.
  • Fri, Jun 24, 2022
    Jordan De Goey has broken his silence through a video released by Collingwood as the fallout of the Magpies star's ill-fated trip to Bali continues.
  • Fri, Jun 24, 2022
    Fremantle's tall timber look set to stretch Carlton's decimated backline but coach Michael Voss is confident the Blues can overcome their injuries.
  • Fri, Jun 24, 2022
    Jack Newnes has played 199 AFL games without a final and is more interested in locking in a top-eight spot than reliving his past heroics against Fremantle.
  • Fri, Jun 24, 2022
    West Coast forward Josh Kennedy has booted five goals and Willie Rioli chipped in with three as the Eagles posted a shock 10-point win over Essendon.
  • Fri, Jun 24, 2022
    Mitch Lewis kicked four goals for Hawthorn but Tom Liberatore sparked an avalanche at the other end as the Western Bulldogs posted a 42-point AFL win.
  • Fri, Jun 24, 2022
    Sydney forward Will Hayward says the Swans are embracing the high stakes of their AFL clash against St Kilda, with the loser likely to lose a top-eight spot.
  • Thu, Jun 23, 2022
    Dustin Martin returns for Richmond but Geelong's Patrick Dangerfield and St Kilda duo Paddy Ryder and Brad Hill are all unavailable for the AFL's round 15.
  • Thu, Jun 23, 2022
    North Melbourne are enduring another difficult AFL season but Ben Cunnington's looming return following a cancer battle is giving the Kangaroos a boost.
  • Thu, Jun 23, 2022
    Steven May has returned from a club-imposed suspension to help Melbourne snap a three-match AFL losing streak with a dominant 64-point win over Brisbane.
  • Thu, Jun 23, 2022
    Perth-born ruckman Tim English has signed a two-year contract extension with the Western Bulldogs, rejecting overtures from AFL rivals in Western Australia.
  • Thu, Jun 23, 2022
    Hawthorn are doing much better under new coach Sam Mitchell than their 4-9 record suggests and they loom as a significant test for the Western Bulldogs.
  • Thu, Jun 23, 2022
    Hawthorn have finally named Jeff Kennett's successor, with the outspoken president to stand down as the Hawks' AFL president in December.
  • Thu, Jun 23, 2022
    Collingwood star Jordan De Goey has taken a leave of absence following a week of controversy, but he will be welcomed back with open arms when he is ready.
  • Thu, Jun 23, 2022
    Gold Coast have had a major boost with Jack Lukosius re-signing for four years, but Joel Jeffrey will miss the rest of the AFL season after knee surgery.
  • Thu, Jun 23, 2022
    Sydney forward Will Hayward says Tom Hickey's experience will help him overcome a lack of match fitness against St Kilda in Saturday night's AFL clash.
  • Thu, Jun 23, 2022
    Essendon youngster Ben Hobbs says snaring a second consecutive win over West Coast would set the Bombers up for a strong finish to the season.
  • Wed, Jun 22, 2022
    Collingwood ruck-forward Mason Cox has become an Australian citizen, eight years after he was first invited to try out a new sport in front of AFL scouts.
  • Wed, Jun 22, 2022
    Jimmy Tunstill will debut for top-of-the-ladder Brisbane in a rare trip to the MCG, where they expect a stuttering Melbourne to get back to their AFL best.
  • Wed, Jun 22, 2022
    Collingwood bad boy Jordan De Goey has been given personal leave and will not play in Sunday's game against GWS, with no time frame set for his return.
  • Wed, Jun 22, 2022
    Brisbane captain Dayne Zorko is certain he will return from a hamstring injury immediately after missing Thursday night's AFL heavyweight clash with Melbourne.
  • Wed, Jun 22, 2022
    GWS will be forced to use a makeshift ruck combination in the AFL clash with Collingwood after Braydon Preuss copped his third suspension of the year.
  • Wed, Jun 22, 2022
    St Kilda skipper Jack Steele will make a timely return from a shoulder injury as his teams heads to Sydney to face the Swans after two recent losses.
  • Tue, Jun 21, 2022
    There has been scrutiny on the form of star Brisbane defender Harris Andrews this season and he's looking for improvement in the second half of the season.
  • Tue, Jun 21, 2022
    Collingwood have handed Jordan De Goey a suspended $25,000 fine for his antics while partying in Bali after he apologised for his "disrespectful" conduct.
  • Tue, Jun 21, 2022
    West Coast ruckman Nic Naitanui is set to make his playing return either this week or next, but may need to feature at WAFL level first.
  • Tue, Jun 21, 2022
    Port Adelaide's Ollie Wines says his AFL club's thin ruck stocks are a "puzzling question" ahead of hosting Gold Coast on Sunday.
  • Mon, Jun 20, 2022
    Western Bulldogs utility Taylor Duryea faces two months on the AFL sidelines while his teammate Tim English has been ruled out of playing against Hawthorn.
  • Mon, Jun 20, 2022
    Hawthorn coach Sam Mitchell says all-Australian forward Jack Gunston is likely to face Western Bulldogs on Friday night while Mitch Lewis is a certainty.
  • Mon, Jun 20, 2022
    Melbourne coach Simon Goodwin is again rejecting claims of behaviour issues as Steven May prepares to return from a one-game ban for a brawl with a teammate.
  • Mon, Jun 20, 2022
    Gold Coast have confirmed popular youngster Wil Powell will have surgery on the right ankle he fractured and dislocated during the AFL win over Adelaide.
  • Mon, Jun 20, 2022
    Sydney coach John Longmire says ruckman Peter Ladhams will accept a one-game AFL suspension for striking former teammate Ollie Wines.
  • Sun, Jun 19, 2022
    At least 11 teams remain in the hunt for AFL finals spots and even 12th-placed Port Adelaide are hoping to gatecrash the top eight before September.
  • Sun, Jun 19, 2022
    Suspended Western Bulldogs midfielder Bailey Smith was 'contrite and apologetic' on his return to the club ahead of their clash with Greater Western Sydney.
  • Sun, Jun 19, 2022
    A look at round 14 of the AFL season, where Richmond, Port Adelaide and Gold Coast made finals moves and Toby Greene kicked a career-best seven goals.
  • Sat, Jun 18, 2022
    Western Bulldogs have run away from arch-rivals GWS to win a high-scoring AFL contest by 20 points despite seven goals from Giants forward Toby Greene.
  • Sat, Jun 18, 2022
    A video of Collingwood star Jordan De Goey partying at a Bali nightclub has appeared on social media, with the Magpies to investigate the footage.
  • Fri, Jun 17, 2022
    Paddy Ryder and Rowan Marshall are a formidable combination but Essendon coach Ben Rutten believes ruckman Sam Draper will relish taking on St Kilda's ruck duo.
  • Fri, Jun 17, 2022
    Port Adelaide coach Ken Hinkley says there's nothing to be gained by looking at an AFL ladder which shows his club losing touch with the top eight.
  • Fri, Jun 17, 2022
    St Kilda looked set to overrun Essendon in their AFL clash but Jake Stringer helped steady the Bombers during the third quarter of their 35-point win.
  • Fri, Jun 17, 2022
    The form of Tim Kelly has been a rare shining light at West Coast this season, with the team on an eight-match losing run ahead of their clash with Geelong.
  • Wed, Jun 15, 2022
    Carlton captain Patrick Cripps believes his AFL club's revival is only just getting started as he eyes his 150th game milestone.
  • Wed, Jun 15, 2022
    The reclusive and legendary Tony Lockett was given the honour of inducting fellow St Kilda champion Nicky Winmar into the Australian Football Hall of Fame.
  • Wed, Jun 15, 2022
    Melbourne's premiership captain Max Gawn will miss up to five weeks of the AFL season because of an ankle injury, in a fresh blow for the Demons.
  • Tue, Jun 14, 2022
    North Melbourne's Jason Horne-Francis and Lachie Young have accepted AFL suspensions after offering early guilty pleas to their respective charges.
  • Tue, Jun 14, 2022
    Good friends Cam Guthrie and Mark Blicavs have earned life memberships at Geelong, but the duo are still intent on snaring a flag before their careers end.
  • Tue, Jun 14, 2022
    Sydney coach John Longmire says ruckman Tom Hickey has recovered from a toe injury and is in the selection frame for Saturday's AFL game against Port Adelaide.
  • Tue, Jun 14, 2022
    West Coast stars Elliot Yeo, Dom Sheed, Jeremy McGovern, Liam Ryan, and Wilile Rioli are all in line to return for Saturday's home clash with Geelong.
  • Mon, Jun 13, 2022
    Melbourne's AFL premiership defence is in danger of being derailed after a fight between teammates and a third straight defeat, this time against Collingwood.
  • Mon, Jun 13, 2022
    Western Bulldogs star Bailey Smith faces a ban under the AFL illicit drugs policy, which coach Luke Beveridge wants to see abolished.
  • Mon, Jun 13, 2022
    North Melbourne's prized No.1 draft pick Jason Horne-Francis has been slapped with a two-game AFL suspension for striking GWS star Josh Kelly.
  • Mon, Jun 13, 2022
    Justin Langer was a fly-in, fly-out star of the eighth edition of Neale Daniher's Big Freeze, which returned to the MCG for the first time in three years.
  • Mon, Jun 13, 2022
    Collingwood coach Craig McRae has hailed giant American Mason Cox's scintillating match-winning display in a classic Queen's Birthday contest at the MCG.
  • Sun, Jun 12, 2022
    Hawthorn have slumped to a 4-9 record following their 13-point loss to Fremantle, but they have pushed the competition's best teams all the way this year.
  • Sun, Jun 12, 2022
    Rather than focus too much on Melbourne, Nathan Murphy and his Collingwood teammates say it's all about how they perform in the Queen's Birthday blockbuster.
  • Sun, Jun 12, 2022
    GWS co-captain Stephen Coniglio starred as the Giants inflicted more pain on struggling North Melbourne with a 49-point AFL thrashing at Marvel Stadium.
  • Sun, Jun 12, 2022
    St Kilda will have to make at least three changes against Essendon with Zak Jones injuring his hamstring and Daniel McKenzie and Mitch Owens concussed.
  • Sat, Jun 11, 2022
    Bailey Smith has admitted he possessed an illicit substance in late 2021, after the emergence of photos of the Western Bulldogs AFL star with a white powder.
  • Sat, Jun 11, 2022
    Michael Hibberd will play his first game of the AFL season for Melbourne in the Queen's Birthday blockbuster against Collingwood, who regain Jamie Elliott.
  • Fri, Jun 10, 2022
    Callan Ward will become the first player to reach 200 games for GWS and boasts a glittering personal record, but still hasn't snared the AFL's ultimate prize.
  • Fri, Jun 10, 2022
    Fremantle have struggled in the wet this season, but they might get a chance to make up for those poor showings in Saturday's clash with Hawthorn in Perth.
  • Fri, Jun 10, 2022
    James Hird has received a hero's welcome from Essendon supporters after returning to the Bombers for the first time since his dramatic exit as coach in 2015.
  • Fri, Jun 10, 2022
    Brisbane have recalled Mitch Robinson for the AFL clash with St Kilda after the veteran has struggled to hold his place in the side this season.
  • Fri, Jun 10, 2022
    St Kilda midfielder Georgia Patrikios has committed to the AFLW team for another two seasons but still hasn't complied with the AFL vaccination mandate.
  • Thu, Jun 09, 2022
    The AFL will investigate Melbourne pair Steven May and Jake Melksham's alcohol-fuelled fight at a restaurant that has embarrassed the reigning premiers.
  • Thu, Jun 09, 2022
    Ahead of their Queen's Birthday clash, Collingwood coach Craig McRae says Melbourne are still the AFL benchmark despite recent losses and off-field dramas.
  • Thu, Jun 09, 2022
    Port Adelaide coach Ken Hinkley has made a fierce defence of veteran club doctor Mark Fisher after a key final-quarter incident in their loss to Richmond.
  • Wed, Jun 08, 2022
    Fremantle have shot into flag contention this year following a stunning 9-3 start to the year, but the AFL club doesn't want its success to be short lived.
  • Wed, Jun 08, 2022
    Essendon are undergoing a football review while Kevin Sheedy revisited the supplements saga, but Peter Wright says they remain focused on the Carlton tie.
  • Wed, Jun 08, 2022
    Giants interim coach Mark McVeigh is in regular contact with Bobby Hill and says the forward is recovering well from surgery after his cancer diagnosis.
  • Wed, Jun 08, 2022
    St Kilda coach Brett Ratten says taking on heavyweights Brisbane on their home turf will give his team a test of their genuine AFL flag credentials.
  • Wed, Jun 08, 2022
    Captain Max Gawn says the wheels haven't fallen off Melbourne, despite losing two consecutive AFL games and Steven May and Jake Melksham's restaurant fight.
  • Tue, Jun 07, 2022
    Western Bulldogs key forward and No.1 draft pick Isabel Huntington has been granted her wish and will join GWS next season in exchange for two draft picks.
  • Tue, Jun 07, 2022
    Melbourne captain Daisy Pearce will join Geelong's coaching ranks as part of an AFL women's coach acceleration program after she retires from the AFLW.
  • Tue, Jun 07, 2022
    Melbourne have sent key forward Tom McDonald for foot surgery while Essendon's Jake Stringer could return from a hamstring strain on Friday night.
  • Tue, Jun 07, 2022
    Michael Frederick, one of the reasons for Fremantle's form surge this season, will serve a club suspension this weekend for drinking alcohol on a six-day break.
  • Tue, Jun 07, 2022
    Melbourne have suspended Steven May for the Queen's Birthday blockbuster after he scuffled with teammate Jake Melksham when he was not supposed to be drinking.
  • Tue, Jun 07, 2022
    Port Adelaide say injury-troubled forward Orazio Fantasia, who is yet to play an AFL game this year, won't return until July as he recovers from a thigh strain.
  • Mon, Jun 06, 2022
    Collingwood sought clarification from the AFL umpiring department over decisions on incidents involving young Magpies forward Jack Ginnivan in round 12.
  • Mon, Jun 06, 2022
    Scans have confirmed Gold Coast speedster Lachie Weller ruptured his right ACL when he crumpled to the turf during the AFL win over North Melbourne.
  • Mon, Jun 06, 2022
    Star Richmond forward Tom Lynch will miss another week with a hamstring issue but the Tigers could welcome back as many as three other premiership stars.
  • Mon, Jun 06, 2022
    Richmond coach Damien Hardwick believes removing part of a senior mentor's wage from the soft cap needs to happen to keep experienced people in the AFL.
  • Sun, Jun 05, 2022
    Oliver Henry has kicked the match-winning goal in time-on during the final term as Collingwood held on for a thrilling four-point AFL win over Hawthorn.
  • Sun, Jun 05, 2022
    Collingwood's Jack Ginnivan is in the AFL spotlight again after a series of high tackles from Hawthorn opponents, only some of which resulted in free kicks.
  • Sun, Jun 05, 2022
    A look at round 12 of the AFL season, where West Coast's losing streak extended to eight matches and Melbourne lost their second game on the trot.
  • Sat, Jun 04, 2022
    The Sydney Swans have upset reigning AFL premiers Melbourne, recovering after conceding the first five goals to defeat the Demons by 12 points at the MCG.
  • Fri, Jun 03, 2022
    Adelaide coach Matthew Nicks says his rebuild of the Crows is on track despite entering Saturday's AFL game against West Coast on a five-game losing streak.
  • Fri, Jun 03, 2022
    Cats forward Jeremy Cameron has starred early and late to boost Geelong to an important 13-point AFL victory over the Western Bulldogs at Marvel Stadium.
  • Fri, Jun 03, 2022
    Free agent Jordan De Goey is eyeing a longer stay at Collingwood, while coach Craig McRae says the Magpies won't be moved by opposition interest.
  • Fri, Jun 03, 2022
    After seeing Melbourne's 17-match winning streak ended, coach Simon Goodwin has noticed a renewed energy in his AFL side ahead of the meeting with Sydney.
  • Fri, Jun 03, 2022
    St Kilda have started to talks with coach Brett Ratten about a contract extension and won't call Alastair Clarkson, chief executive Matt Finnis says.
  • Fri, Jun 03, 2022
    Gold Coast star Touk Miller wants the Suns to make the most of their time in Darwin by completing a Top End double against North Melbourne on Saturday.
  • Thu, Jun 02, 2022
    The Western Bulldogs are chasing a fourth-straight AFL win when they take on Geelong, with both sides looking to cement their positions in the top-eight.
  • Thu, Jun 02, 2022
    Melbourne have responded to a rare AFL loss by bringing back four premiership stars, including Christian Salem, for their round 12 clash with the Sydney Swans.
  • Thu, Jun 02, 2022
    North Melbourne great Wayne Carey says it's ridiculous to send Nat Fyfe to the WAFL this weekend, but Fremantle coach Justin Longmuir disagrees.
  • Thu, Jun 02, 2022
    St Kilda coach Brett Ratten's tenure at the AFL club is increasingly likely to be extended into next year and beyond, with contract talks now taking place.
  • Wed, Jun 01, 2022
    A mid-season trade period is back on the AFL agenda, with Geelong superstar and Players' Association president Patrick Dangerfield in favour of the idea.
  • Wed, Jun 01, 2022
    Melbourne coach Simon Goodwin has revealed in detail for the first time how he lost passion for the AFL amid mental health struggles during the 2019 season.
  • Wed, Jun 01, 2022
    Ned Reeves and Max Lynch are edging closer to returns as Hawthorn weigh up ruck options ahead of their AFL meeting with in-form Collingwood.
  • Wed, Jun 01, 2022
    Documents show the $750 million price tag for a proposed new stadium linked to Tasmania's AFL bid was a ballpark figure and could cost more.
  • Wed, Jun 01, 2022
    Melbourne star Christian Petracca has overcome a bout of flu that limited his output last week as the Demons suffered their first loss of the AFL season.
  • Wed, Jun 01, 2022
    Geelong forward Gary Rohan is likely to return for the Cats, almost a year to the day since he broke Western Bulldogs with a match-winning goal after-the-siren.
  • Wed, Jun 01, 2022
    Jaidyn Stephenson is back in the AFL mix at North Melbourne but coach David Noble says the VFL's standard made it hard to show he'd lifted his intensity.
  • Wed, Jun 01, 2022
    AFL superstar Lance Franklin has failed to overturn his one-game ban for striking Richmond's Trent Cotchin and will miss the Sydney Swans' round-12 match.
2022 May
  • Tue, May 31, 2022
    Adelaide's all-time leading goalkicker Taylor Walker says he wants to continue his AFL career next year but the Crows are yet to offer a fresh contract.
  • Tue, May 31, 2022
    West Coast coach Adam Simpson says he hasn't given any thoughts to how many more games veterans Josh Kennedy and Shannon Hurn will play this year.
  • Tue, May 31, 2022
    Essendon president Paul Brasher has declared the Bombers can win an AFL premiership within three years as the embattled club embarks on a mid-season review.
  • Mon, May 30, 2022
    A shoulder injury will sideline Carlton star Jacob Weitering for six weeks after he was hurt during the Blues' narrow four-point loss to AFL rivals Collingwood.
  • Mon, May 30, 2022
    Underperforming AFL club Essendon are undertaking a review of their entire football department after a horror first half of the 2022 season.
  • Mon, May 30, 2022
    Port Adelaide's football manager Chris Davies says there's no timeline yet on just how long Orazio Fantasia will be sidelined by another injury.
  • Mon, May 30, 2022
    Brisbane coach Chris Fagan says it's a no-brainer for a Tasmanian team to enter the AFL but warns the bid faces its hardest yards before an August vote.
  • Mon, May 30, 2022
    Sydney coach John Longmire says Chad Warner didn't hear the whistle before kicking the ball into the crowd in a controversial end to the game against Richmond.
  • Mon, May 30, 2022
    Essendon coach Ben Rutten says his AFL club is hurting at being in a lowly 16th spot with just two wins entering their mid-season bye.
  • Sun, May 29, 2022
    A shoulder injury is set to sideline Carlton star Jacob Weitering after he was hurt during Sunday's narrow four-point loss to AFL rivals Collingwood.
  • Sun, May 29, 2022
    Hawthorn's Sam Frost has been offered a one-match suspension by the AFL's match review officer for front-on contact on a Gold Coast opponent.
  • Sun, May 29, 2022
    The Collingwood-Carlton thriller attracted 80,627 fans - the second-biggest crowd at an AFL match since the start of the global pandemic.
  • Sun, May 29, 2022
    A look at round 11 of the AFL season, where Melbourne suffered its first loss of the season and struggling West Coast made unwanted history.
  • Sun, May 29, 2022
    St Kilda are back in the AFL top four with a 53-point win over North Melbourne, who were competitive after a week of turmoil, but ultimately were outclassed.
  • Sun, May 29, 2022
    Essendon coach Ben Rutten has no concern over a heated verbal exchange between two of his star players during their AFL loss to Port Adelaide.
  • Sat, May 28, 2022
    Melbourne will be without All-Australian Steven May and might also be missing fellow defender Harrison Petty for next week's clash with the Sydney Swans.
  • Sat, May 28, 2022
    Brisbane have rallied after a slow opening quarter to secure a 14-point AFL win over GWS, thanks to superstar Lachie Neale and an impressive support cast.
  • Sat, May 28, 2022
    The Western Bulldogs have equalled the record for most goalkickers in a VFL/AFL match during their 101-point demolition of West Coast in Perth.
  • Sat, May 28, 2022
    The AFL has ticked off a controversial umpiring call in Sydney's win over Richmond after Tigers coach Damien Hardwick queried the reasoning behind the decision.
  • Sat, May 28, 2022
    Despite the dramas at Arden St this week, St Kilda coach Brett Ratten expects a fired-up North Melbourne as they mark captain Jack Ziebell's 250th game.
  • Sat, May 28, 2022
    Melbourne's 17-game AFL winning streak has come to an end in stunning fashion with Fremantle piling on the last 10 goals to score a 38-point victory at the MCG.
  • Sat, May 28, 2022
    Sydney superstar Lance Franklin has been ruled out of the Swans' AFL clash with Melbourne after being handed a one-game ban for striking Trent Cotchin.
  • Fri, May 27, 2022
    AFL chief executive Gillon McLachlan insists it is on the entire football industry to ensure players are ready for life once their careers are over.
  • Fri, May 27, 2022
    Collingwood and Carlton have 128 wins apiece from 260 AFL-VFL encounters in one of the competition's most fierce traditional rivalries.
  • Fri, May 27, 2022
    Brooke Walker has signed with Parramatta in the NRLW and will miss the opening two-to-three weeks of the AFLW season before returning to Carlton.
  • Fri, May 27, 2022
    Adelaide coach Matthew Nicks says despite the formlines his team is confident of scoring a rare win in Geelong in Saturday's AFL game against the Cats.
  • Fri, May 27, 2022
    Brisbane's Chris Fagan is hoping North Melbourne stick with embattled coach David Noble, saying any AFL rebuild is going to come with some pain along the way.
  • Fri, May 27, 2022
    Gold Coast ruckman Jarrod Witts will be expected to give his midfielders first use of the ball against Hawthorn's part-timers during the AFL clash in Darwin.
  • Thu, May 26, 2022
    Adelaide winger Paul Seedsman won't play this AFL season as he continues to struggle with ongoing effects from being concussed last December.
  • Thu, May 26, 2022
    North Melbourne coach David Noble insists he is "not going anywhere" as the embattled Kangaroos wade through one of the trickiest periods in their AFL history.
  • Thu, May 26, 2022
    North Melbourne chief executive Ben Amarfio says he would gladly welcome any of the despairing Kangaroos legends back at the struggling AFL club.
  • Thu, May 26, 2022
    Richmond and Sydney both sit at 6-4 going into their AFL clash at the SCG, but Damien Hardwick has played down suggestions the Swans are vulnerable at home.
  • Thu, May 26, 2022
    An outstanding social media post from old Brisbane teammate Simon Black has put the focus on Carlton coach Michael Voss and Collingwood counterpart Craig McRae.
  • Thu, May 26, 2022
    Mature-aged St Kilda recruit Jack Hayes has penned a new two-year deal despite suffering a season-ending ACL tear in the Saints' round six win last month.
  • Thu, May 26, 2022
    Reports No.1 draft pick Jason Horne-Francis was suspended by North Melbourne for flying home for Mother's Day are incorrect, Kangaroos coach David Noble says.
  • Thu, May 26, 2022
    Sydney ruckman Tom Hickey, Bulldogs midfielder Bailey Smith and Adelaide veteran Taylor Walker are big names unavailable for round 11 of the AFL season.
  • Wed, May 25, 2022
    Melbourne coach Simon Goodwin and his Geelong counterpart Chris Scott are disappointed the standard of umpiring is again in the AFL spotlight.
  • Wed, May 25, 2022
    Western Bulldogs coach Luke Beveridge says his number one priority in press conferences is protecting his players after cryptic comments about Aaron Naughton.
  • Wed, May 25, 2022
    Hawthorn are unlikely to have a recognised ruckman available for the Hawks' AFL clash with Gold Coast and the Suns' in-form big man Jarrod Witts.
  • Wed, May 25, 2022
    With Tom Lynch sidelined, Richmond coach Damien Hardwick could play a smaller forward line centred around Jack Riewoldt in the AFL match against Sydney.
  • Tue, May 24, 2022
    Fremantle player Sam Switkowski will serve a two-game ban after he was sent to the AFL tribunal for his chicken-wing tackle on Collingwood's Jack Ginnivan.
  • Tue, May 24, 2022
    Brisbane captain Dayne Zorko has labelled their shock Hawthorn loss a reality check, but knows it could easily be repeated unless they plug a leaky defence.
  • Tue, May 24, 2022
    Joel Jeffrey is relishing the return to his Darwin home, fresh off a breakout five-goal haul that launched the Gold Coast Sun player's AFL career.
  • Mon, May 23, 2022
    Patrick Dangerfield will have to complete a mid-season training block to strengthen his injured calf before returning to bolster Geelong's AFL finals push.
  • Mon, May 23, 2022
    Nick Riewoldt has called on the AFL to give players more support when they leave the league, after ex-teammate Sam Fisher's arrest on a drug trafficking charge.
  • Mon, May 23, 2022
    Sydney veteran Josh Kennedy will help out with some coaching duties while he spends the next two months on the sidelines with a serious hamstring injury.
  • Sun, May 22, 2022
    Essendon defender Mason Redman has been offered a one-match AFL ban for a strike to the throat that left Richmond's Dion Prestia with a hoarse voice.
  • Sun, May 22, 2022
    Collingwood sub Oliver Henry has unleashed a three-goal blitz in the final term to help lift his side to a 36-point win over Fremantle in Perth.
  • Sun, May 22, 2022
    Greater Western Sydney surprised West Coast with several positional changes in Mark McVeigh's first match as caretaker coach on their way to a 52-point win.
  • Sun, May 22, 2022
    In the AFL's Sir Doug Nicholls Round, it was only fitting that Richmond's Indigenous players made significant contributions to their team's Dreamtime success.
  • Sun, May 22, 2022
    St Kilda coach Brett Ratten has lauded Max King as the difference in a tough contest against Adelaide, and paid tribute to Bradley Hill on his 200th match.
  • Sat, May 21, 2022
    Geelong have withstood a fierce early challenge from Port Adelaide to win by 35 points win at home, but Patrick Dangerfield went off late with a tight calf.
  • Sat, May 21, 2022
    Clayton Oliver starred as Melbourne cruised to a 17th-straight AFL win, overcoming a persistent but outclassed North Melbourne by 47 points at Marvel Stadium.
  • Sat, May 21, 2022
    Swans' Josh Kennedy will be scrutinised by the AFL match review officer over a high hit on Blues' Sam Docherty but has bigger concerns over a hamstring injury.
  • Sat, May 21, 2022
    North Melbourne coach David Noble says he will be making a phone call to the AFL after being confused by some umpiring decisions in the loss against Melbourne.
  • Sat, May 21, 2022
    Richmond firmed up their spot in the AFL top-eight and consigned Essendon to another week under the blowtorch with a 32-point triumph at the MCG.
  • Sat, May 21, 2022
    Geelong coach Chris Scott says they knew what they were doing when they recruited small forward Tyson Stengle and brought him to his third AFL club.
  • Sat, May 21, 2022
    Luckless Gold Coast defender Rory Thompson suffered a knee injury against the Western Bulldogs but the Suns are confident he's avoided another ACL rupture.
  • Sat, May 21, 2022
    Sydney co-captain Josh Kennedy is set for a lengthy stint on the sidelines with a hamstring injury and also faces a one-match AFL ban for striking.
  • Fri, May 20, 2022
    The Western Bulldogs appear to have got their AFL season back on track but coach Luke Beveridge wants to see consistency from the 2021 grand finalists.
  • Fri, May 20, 2022
    Carlton key forward Charlie Curnow booted six goals as the Blues resisted a stern challenge from Sydney to win their AFL clash by 15 points.
  • Fri, May 20, 2022
    Coach Brett Ratten expects exciting teenagers Nasiah Wangaeneen-Milera and Marcus Windhager to make their most of their chances against Adelaide.
  • Thu, May 19, 2022
    The AFL and AFLW collective bargaining agreements will both expire at the end of their respective seasons, opening the door for possible joint negotiations.
  • Thu, May 19, 2022
    AFLW players have been handed an average 94 per cent pay rise under a new one-year deal with the AFL, but are eyeing a longer season in the future.
  • Thu, May 19, 2022
    Essendon coach Ben Rutten says the Bombers' hardness has proved conditional in their horror start to the AFL season and has demanded a response.
  • Thu, May 19, 2022
    Carlton coach Michael Voss has laid down the challenge to his Blues of bouncing back from a five-day break for their AFL blockbuster against Sydney.
  • Thu, May 19, 2022
    Fremantle AFL skipper Nat Fyfe is on track to return against Brisbane in round 12, but he won't be pain-free when he steps out onto the field.
  • Thu, May 19, 2022
    Experienced Hawthorn on-baller Tom Mitchell will return to the centre square in the AFL clash with Brisbane after a week off through illness.
  • Thu, May 19, 2022
    Port Adelaide coach Ken Hinkley says Charlie Dixon will spend at least one more week in the SANFL before he is considered for an AFL return.
  • Wed, May 18, 2022
    Unbeaten AFL leaders Melbourne are set to welcome back Christian Salem and Michael Hibberd in coming weeks but face a tough task to work out their best line-up.
  • Wed, May 18, 2022
    Susan Alberti, one of the AFLW's fiercest supporters, turned 75 this week, but amid the celebrations she is grieving the death of her husband Colin North.
  • Wed, May 18, 2022
    Essendon are under intense scrutiny after a horror start to the AFL season and Michael Long wants to see a turnaround in the Dreamtime clash with Richmond.
  • Wed, May 18, 2022
    Collingwood premiership player Heritier Lumumba claims he is walking away from his long-running dispute with the Magpies to release the burden in his life.
  • Wed, May 18, 2022
    Geelong star Gary Rohan has not played an AFL game since September last year but is finally ready to return to action against Port Adelaide this week.
  • Wed, May 18, 2022
    Western Bulldogs star Adam Treloar says running out onto the ground with daughter Georgie for his 200th AFL game will be one of his proudest moments.
  • Wed, May 18, 2022
    Coach John Aloisi is confident Western United can overcome a 1-0 deficit from their first A-League Men semi-final leg against Melbourne Victory.
  • Tue, May 17, 2022
    While the details of the next AFLW season should be known soon, prominent women's football supporter Susan Alberti says it's taken far too long.
  • Tue, May 17, 2022
    Out of contract at the end of the AFL season, Stuart Dew believes he will earn a new deal to stay in charge at Gold Coast into 2023 and beyond.
  • Tue, May 17, 2022
    Brisbane forward Eric Hipwood has successfully returned to AFL action and can't wait for the second-placed Lions to get back all of their injured tall forwards.
  • Tue, May 17, 2022
    James Hird will move into an expanded coaching role with GWS to help former Essendon teammate Mark McVeigh after Leon Cameron's departure from the Giants.
  • Tue, May 17, 2022
    Richmond's Marlion Pickett will miss the Dreamtime blockbuster after the Indigenous star failed to overturn his one-match ban at the AFL tribunal.
  • Tue, May 17, 2022
    Gold Coast midfielder Noah Anderson is revelling in an extended run of games alongside good friend Matt Rowell as the Suns threaten the AFL's top eight.
  • Mon, May 16, 2022
    A high-grade calf injury will sideline Zac Williams for at least the next 10 weeks as Carlton continue their march towards an AFL finals appearance.
  • Mon, May 16, 2022
    Essendon captain Dyson Heppell says the Bombers will reinforce the need to support their teammates after Dylan Shiel was mocked by Sydney's Luke Parker.
  • Mon, May 16, 2022
    Maurice Rioli Jr hopes to become the latest member of his family to shine on the Dreamtime at the 'G stage, in front of what's set to be a blockbuster crowd.
  • Mon, May 16, 2022
    Richmond will challenge Marlion Pickett's rough conduct charge at the AFL tribunal in a bid to have him available for the Dreamtime match against Essendon.
  • Mon, May 16, 2022
    As North Melbourne wallow in the AFL's doldrums, vice-captain Jy Simpkin says it is on the club's senior players to lift ahead of facing premiers Melbourne.
  • Mon, May 16, 2022
    Sydney bounced back to form with a 58-point win over Essendon but face a much tougher test in Friday night's match against Carlton.
  • Mon, May 16, 2022
    The AFL's chief executive Gillon McLachlan is ruling out a night grand final but says a twilight start for this year's premiership decider is on the table.
  • Mon, May 16, 2022
    Western Bulldogs forward Jamarra Ugle-Hagan admits the pressure of being an AFL No.1 draft pick can get to him but has found support in Sydney's Paddy McCartin.
  • Sun, May 15, 2022
    Carlton have spoiled GWS coach Leon Cameron's farewell match as they ran away with an impressive 30-point victory at Giants Stadium.
  • Sun, May 15, 2022
    Greater Western Sydney coach Leon Cameron believes emotions got the better of the Giants in his farewell match as Carlton denied them a winning send-off.
  • Sun, May 15, 2022
    Gold Coast have claimed a major AFL scalp, defeating high-flying Fremantle by 36-points at a soggy Metricon Stadium to move to the verge of the top eight.
  • Sun, May 15, 2022
    Richmond forward Tom Lynch is free to play in Saturday's Dreamtime clash with Essendon after being cleared of any wrongdoing over his high fend-off.
  • Sat, May 14, 2022
    Tim English is set to miss another week with severe flu and Aaron Naughton is a doubt with a knee injury after the Western Bulldogs' vital win over Collingwood.
  • Sat, May 14, 2022
    The Giants' AFL finals hopes are slim but experienced midfielder Callan Ward is hopeful they can lift against Carlton in Leon Cameron's final match in charge.
  • Sat, May 14, 2022
    Collingwood were struck down by illness ahead of their clash with the Western Bulldogs but coach Craig McRae does not want to use it as an excuse for the loss.
  • Sat, May 14, 2022
    North Melbourne coach David Noble has indicated he's had support from players and people outside the club following intense scrutiny of a post-game spray.
  • Fri, May 13, 2022
    The AFLW pre-season is rapidly approaching but there is still no collective bargaining agreement in place ahead of season seven, slated to start in August.
  • Fri, May 13, 2022
    Patrick Dangerfield feels fresh after his two-week injury lay-off and is primed for the clash with St Kilda as Geelong chase a spot in the AFL's top four.
  • Fri, May 13, 2022
    Adelaide coach Matthew Nicks says recent heavy losses demanded a reaction at selection, with five players axed for Saturday night's AFL game against Brisbane.
  • Fri, May 13, 2022
    Port Adelaide trio Jeremy Finlayson, Todd Marshall and Mitch Georgiades pose a huge threat to North Melbourne in Saturday's AFL clash in Hobart.
  • Fri, May 13, 2022
    Injury-plagued St Kilda onballer Dan Hannebery is the latest AFL player to head to Germany for treatment from sports physician Hans-Wilhelm Muller-Wohlfahrt
  • Fri, May 13, 2022
    Former Collingwood midfielder Adam Treloar has torched his old AFL club, starring in the Western Bulldogs' important 48-point win at Marvel Stadium.
  • Thu, May 12, 2022
    Melbourne captain Daisy Pearce says the length of the new AFLW season remains a sticking point in negotiations over the next collective bargaining agreement.
  • Thu, May 12, 2022
    Leon Cameron will coach Greater Western Sydney for the last time this weekend after nine years in the role, with Mark McVeigh taking over as caretaker.
  • Thu, May 12, 2022
    Melbourne coach Simon Goodwin says captain Max Gawn will play against West Coast on Sunday in Perth after suffering a knee injury last weekend.
  • Thu, May 12, 2022
    Departing GWS coach Leon Cameron is one of the AFL's most respected figures and this was shown in the reactions to news that he is leaving the Giants.
  • Wed, May 11, 2022
    Fremantle players are being backed to make good decisions and put the team first when deciding on which places to visit during WA's COVID-19 peak.
  • Wed, May 11, 2022
    Heritier Lumumba says he has hours of recorded conversations from his Collingwood AFL days but won't release more despite pressure from Nathan Buckley.
  • Wed, May 11, 2022
    North Melbourne's David Noble is prepared to adapt his coaching methods but says there is still room to be "direct and firm" with AFL players.
  • Tue, May 10, 2022
    Essendon captain Dyson Heppell says the Bombers will continue to have a fun environment at training despite critics of the club's poor start to the AFL season.
  • Tue, May 10, 2022
    Adam Goodes' return to the SCG pleased many AFL fans but Sydney coach John Longmire will not push for the Swans legend to make more appearances at the football.
  • Tue, May 10, 2022
    Fremantle have become the stingiest team in the AFL this season, with the club now considered a genuine premiership threat following a 7-1 start to the year.
  • Tue, May 10, 2022
    Kangaroos skipper Jack Ziebell feels coach David Noble did not need to apologise to players for an epic spray following the 108-point smashing to Brisbane.
  • Mon, May 09, 2022
    The Western Bulldogs could be bolstered by the return of Marcus Bontempelli, Tim English and Alex Keath in the round-nine AFL meeting with Collingwood.
  • Mon, May 09, 2022
    Brisbane forward Daniel McStay and Geelong tall Esava Ratugolea are sidelined with ankle injuries, while Melbourne ruckman Max Gawn has a sore knee.
  • Mon, May 09, 2022
    Former Collingwood coach Nathan Buckley remains unclear on what Heritier Lumumba is striving to achieve in the former defender's dispute with the AFL club.
  • Mon, May 09, 2022
    The AFL match review officer has ruled Carlton captain Patrick Cripps' actions in tackling Adelaide's Lachlan Murphy did not constitute a reportable offence.
  • Mon, May 09, 2022
    Hugh Dixon and Patrick Naish have been named as the other two West Coast players who broke the AFL club's guidelines by partying at a Perth nightclub.
  • Sun, May 08, 2022
    Carlton skipper Patrick Cripps was best afield in the win over Adelaide but faces AFL scrutiny over the tackle that left Lachlan Murphy with a sore neck.
  • Sun, May 08, 2022
    Peter Wright's six goals were crucial as Essendon recovered from personnel issues and a 25-point deficit to beat AFL rivals Hawthorn by 27 points.
  • Sun, May 08, 2022
    Eric Hipwood could come straight in for Daniel McStay next week as Brisbane coach Chris Fagan contends with a glut of injuries to his key forwards.
  • Sun, May 08, 2022
    Melbourne are blitzing their way through the AFL season again but coach Simon Goodwin says the Demons do not plan to rest players with an eye on the finals.
  • Sat, May 07, 2022
    Peter Wright kicked six goals for Essendon, who ran over the top of Hawthorn with an eight-goal final quarter to score their second win of the AFL season.
  • Sat, May 07, 2022
    Geelong earned their fifth win of the AFL season, coming up with a 53-point victory in Canberra over GWS thanks to five goals from former Giant Jeremy Cameron.
  • Sat, May 07, 2022
    Melbourne are hoping to make it 15-straight AFL wins and move towards the club's games record when they clash with St Kilda at the MCG on Sunday.
  • Sat, May 07, 2022
    Former Sydney Swans superstar Adam Goodes was given a rousing reception while joining his 2012 premiership teammates on a lap of honour around the SCG.
  • Sat, May 07, 2022
    Dockers coach Justin Longmuir hopes his team's COVID outbreak will be limited to six players, but he's not sure which of them will be fit to return next week.