AFL

Wed 11 Jul 2018

‘It’s alarming’: Bombers needs answers from umps

premium_icon ‘It’s alarming’: Bombers needs answers from umps

THE Bombers have been on the wrong side of the free-kick count in recent weeks. Now, coach John Worsfold is taking matters into his own hands.

Emergency surgery sidelines Bulldogs star

Emergency surgery sidelines Bulldogs star

WESTERN Bulldogs vice-captain Marcus Bontempelli completed training Tuesday, but shortly after found himself in hospital.

Rory Sloane commits to the Crows — for life

premium_icon Rory Sloane commits to the Crows — for life

Rory Sloane will be an Adelaide Crow for life after committing to the club long-term and resisting offers to return to Victoria clubs

Cats duo take aim at AFL draw

premium_icon Cats duo take aim at AFL draw

GEELONG star Patrick Dangerfield is not a fan of the current AFL draw, describing the 23-week fixture as farcical. But is there an easy way to fix it?

Tue 10 Jul 2018

Suns set for ‘massive shake-up'

Suns set for ‘massive shake-up'

THE Gold Coast Suns are preparing for a dramatic overhaul to re-start the basketcase expansion club — and there’s already been casualties.

Stunning free kick stats hurting Bombers

premium_icon Stunning free kick stats hurting Bombers

ESSENDON has won two of its past three matches but are on the wrong end of a massive free-kick differential and coach John Worsfold is not happy.

The true extent of Pies’ injury woe

premium_icon The true extent of Pies’ injury woe

COLLINGWOOD is second on the AFL ladder, despite leading the competition in number of games lost to injury. Jon Ralph ranks every club on the injury ladder.

Ablett’s secret injury battle

premium_icon Ablett’s secret injury battle

PREMIERSHIP Cat Tom Lonergan believes Gary Ablett is secretly battling a lingering injury which has limited the champion playmaker’s inside midfield work.

Thirty seconds to arghs: Reason behind Dixon’s kicking yips

premium_icon Thirty seconds to arghs: Reason behind Dixon’s kicking yips

STAR Port Adelaide forward Charlie Dixon admits his goalkicking is a work in progress and that he is struggling with the 30-second rule.

Mon 9 Jul 2018

Shoulder surgery to end Day’s season

Shoulder surgery to end Day’s season

INJURY-cruelled Gold Coast big man Sam Day’s comeback season is over after a consultation with a leading surgeon determined he required a shoulder operation.

Cats coach responds to Ablett criticism

Cats coach responds to Ablett criticism

GEELONG coach Chris Scott says the Cats have been happy with the role Gary Ablett plays within their side, and finds criticism of the veteran ‘amusing.’

Dogs’ premiership hero calls time

Dogs’ premiership hero calls time

BEST remembered for kicking four goals in the Bulldogs’ preliminary final win in 2016, Clay Smith has called time on his career due to ongoing knee problems.

Former AFL premiership star arrested

Former AFL premiership star arrested

FORMER AFL player Brian Lake has found himself in jail in Japan after being arrested following a “drunken bar fight”.

Protected zone ‘driving people nuts’: Scott

premium_icon Protected zone ‘driving people nuts’: Scott

NORTH Melbourne coach Brad Scott has left no doubt abiout his feelings on the protected area rule, demanding the AFL fix it immediately.

Kelly yet to make tough call: manager

premium_icon Kelly yet to make tough call: manager

DESPITE talk first-year Cat Tim Kelly was set to sign a contract extension, the midfielder’s manager says the star is yet to make a decision where his future lies —...

Talia hopeful but Douglas in doubt

premium_icon Talia hopeful but Douglas in doubt

ADELAIDE is hopeful full back Daniel Talia will be fit to play Geelong on Thursday night but has almost certainly ruled out midfielder Richard Douglas due to...

Beams shines light on Lions future

premium_icon Beams shines light on Lions future

BRISBANE star Dayne Beams has opened up on the passing of his father and the pull of Victoria, saying “at this stage” he will play out career with the Lions.

Run home: Where will your team finish?

premium_icon Run home: Where will your team finish?

WE are just seven rounds away from the finals kicking off and still have no idea who will finish in the top four, top eight or win the wooden spoon. Chris Cavanagh...

North Melbourne coach’s stunning post-match spray

North Melbourne coach’s stunning post-match spray

NORTH Melbourne coach Brad Scott has taken aim at the AFL and demanded they step in to fix a rule that’s ‘driving people nuts’.

Sun 8 Jul 2018

Will injured Bombers finally turn to Francis?

premium_icon Will injured Bombers finally turn to Francis?

FOLLOWING his side’s loss to Collingwood, John Worsfold was sticking to his guns over the non-selection of Aaron Francis, saying the No. 6 draft pick was still...

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