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Thu 15 Apr 2021

McGuane: My 13-point plan for Bucks to retake control

Premium Content McGuane: My 13-point plan for Bucks to retake control

Collingwood and Nathan Buckley are crippled by a broken system. It’s time to change things up before the season slips away, writes Mick McGuane.

New deal coming? Tex keen to play on in 2022

Premium Content New deal coming? Tex keen to play on in 2022

Adelaide spearhead Taylor Walker is out of contract at the end of the season. But his scintillating start to the year will aid in his pursuit of a new deal.

Wed 14 Apr 2021

10,000 AFLW tickets gone in 15 minutes

Premium Content 10,000 AFLW tickets gone in 15 minutes

Eager fans bought 10,000 tickets to the AFLW grand final within just 15 minutes, with Crows midfielder Ebony Marinoff hoping for a “massive crowd”.

‘He died in front of my eyes’: Footy star's shock message

‘He died in front of my eyes’: Footy star's shock message

Chelsea Randall’s inspirational message drew praise from around the country as a shocking revelation explained her admirable perspective.

Sun 11 Apr 2021

AFL star hospitalised after gruesome blow

AFL star hospitalised after gruesome blow

Melbourne Demons defender Steven May has been taken to hospital following a nasty collision during Sunday afternoon’s AFL match.

Fri 9 Apr 2021

AFL thriller ‘ruined’ by controversial call

AFL thriller ‘ruined’ by controversial call

Essendon fans are fuming after an umpiring decision in the dying moments of Thursday’s nailbiter sparked heated debate among AFL pundits.

Thu 8 Apr 2021

Footballer's widow faces $200k legal bill

Premium Content Footballer's widow faces $200k legal bill

Eight months after the passing of Richmond hardman Shane Tuck, his widow is still seeking answers from a coronial inquest and is facing massive legal costs.

Wed 7 Apr 2021

AFL 2021: How the new rules are flipping player stocks

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

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

Anger as AFLW grand final shafted

Anger as AFLW grand final shafted

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

Mon 5 Apr 2021

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

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

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

Rogue AFL intruder breaks the internet

Rogue AFL intruder breaks the internet

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

Fri 2 Apr 2021

AFL fan charges umpires in ‘scary’ scenes

AFL fan charges umpires in ‘scary’ scenes

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

Thu 1 Apr 2021

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

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

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

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

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

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

McGuane: Blues need a sacrificial lamb

Premium Content McGuane: Blues need a sacrificial lamb

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

Wed 31 Mar 2021

Gill takes another hit as footy battles back from COVID

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

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

Robbo: Just who is to thank for saving footy?

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

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

Mon 29 Mar 2021

COVID lockdown chaos: Game moved, players stranded

Premium Content COVID lockdown chaos: Game moved, players stranded

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

Sat 27 Mar 2021

COVID chaos: Hodge, Carey told to leave Cats clash

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

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

‘Extraordinary’: Fans evicted in AFL chaos

‘Extraordinary’: Fans evicted in AFL chaos

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

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