AFL

Fri 20 Mar 2020

Blues count cost after Kreuzer injury blow

Blues count cost after Kreuzer injury blow

Luckless Carlton ruckman Matthew Kreuzer has suffered a fresh injury blow but there may be a silver lining.

Thu 19 Mar 2020

Virus, what virus? Tigers maul Blues amid eerie scenes

premium_icon Virus, what virus? Tigers maul Blues amid eerie scenes

All the talk was about the weirdness of the night. No crowd, loud yelling players and social distance. But, in among all that, there was a game of footy.

AFL’s ‘war cabinet’ seeks goverment cash lifeline

premium_icon AFL’s ‘war cabinet’ seeks goverment cash lifeline

The AFL faces losses in the hundreds of millions. Here’s the AFL’s ‘war cabinet’ plans to combat that prospect.

Could ghost crowds cure footy's age-old yips?

premium_icon Could ghost crowds cure footy's age-old yips?

Without the mind-bending force of packed crowds putting the pressure on, are we on the verge of our most accurate season?

Robinson: Gill, you got it right on season start

premium_icon Robinson: Gill, you got it right on season start

Chief executive Gillon McLachlan’s brave decision to forge ahead with the Round 1 fixture was the correct one, Mark Robinson writes.

AFL makes ‘rollercoaster’ call on AFLW season

AFL makes ‘rollercoaster’ call on AFLW season

Some teams thought they were done for the season, only to be told they were still alive. Lauren Wood has the details of the finals structure.

Wed 18 Mar 2020

Confirmed: AFL commences this weekend

Confirmed: AFL commences this weekend

After hours of speculation, AFL boss Gillon McLachlan has confirmed the 2020 premiership will go ahead despite the coronavirus outbreak.

Women banned from AFL partners in coronavirus crackdown

Women banned from AFL partners in coronavirus crackdown

The wives and girlfriends of some AFL players have been told to stay away from their partners with some forced to say uncertain farewells.

AFL v players: Tiger star’s passionate defence

premium_icon AFL v players: Tiger star’s passionate defence

The AFL is grappling with its key stakeholder just hours out from the season over money.

Johnson: Mature Lions set to take next step

premium_icon Johnson: Mature Lions set to take next step

Western Bulldogs great Brad Johnson has been impressed by the Lions during the pre-season while the Suns have also shown signs they are on the improve.

Tue 17 Mar 2020

Will AFL grand final be at Marvel Stadium?

premium_icon Will AFL grand final be at Marvel Stadium?

More than 40,000 footy fans face being locked out of the Grand Final this year unless the AFL can convince cricket bosses.

Lions brace for $5m coronavirus hit

premium_icon Lions brace for $5m coronavirus hit

As the financial implications of the coronavirus crisis hits home, Brisbane Lions CEO Greg Swann has laid out the massive impact on his club.

Why a crammed fixture will grow virus risk

premium_icon Why a crammed fixture will grow virus risk

AFL players could be subjected to extremely strenuous conditions which may leave them more susceptible to the coronavirus and injury if the AFL introduces a radical...

Brisbane teams unite for stadium plea

premium_icon Brisbane teams unite for stadium plea

The Broncos, Lions, Roar and Reds will come together with Stadiums Queensland in bid to stave off financial ruin.

AFL players vote for season to go ahead as planned

AFL players vote for season to go ahead as planned

The AFL finds itself in uncharted waters, but as the world deals with the coronavirus pandemic the players have made their own call.

Sun 15 Mar 2020

AFLW: Tigers hit new low; Blues, Pies triumph

AFLW: Tigers hit new low; Blues, Pies triumph

Richmond’s nightmare first season continued against the Saints while Collingwood clinched a crucial win over the Lions and the Blues overcame Melbourne.

Fri 13 Mar 2020

Browny’s inside word on top SuperCoach rookies

premium_icon Browny’s inside word on top SuperCoach rookies

AFL great Jonathan Brown has the inside word on five of the most important KFC SuperCoach rookies of 2020.

Comeback Cat’s ‘nerdy’ Rubik’s cube secret

Comeback Cat’s ‘nerdy’ Rubik’s cube secret

No.1 draft pick Nina Morrison was just one game into her AFLW career when she felt her ACL go from under her.

Thu 12 Mar 2020

The AFL's extraordinary plan for COVID-19 crisis

premium_icon The AFL's extraordinary plan for COVID-19 crisis

The AFL is investigating changes that will see the competition enter unprecedented territory due to the coronavirus. 

Wed 11 Mar 2020

Is Treloar a better player than Josh Kelly?

premium_icon Is Treloar a better player than Josh Kelly?

Adam Treloar, Jack Macrae or Josh Kelly? The AFL’s premier outside midfielders fill the highlights reel each week. Who will make the cut?

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