AFL

Fri 22 May 2020

Robinson: No excuses for Lions not to deliver

premium_icon Robinson: No excuses for Lions not to deliver

Mitch Robinson says Brisbane Lions will have no excuses not to be at full tilt when football returns next month

Thu 21 May 2020

AFL hero Pickett forced to apply for financial aid

premium_icon AFL hero Pickett forced to apply for financial aid

Richmond premiership hero Marlion Pickett has been hit hard by the AFL’s salary squeeze and has applied for financial assistance.

Why Rance could return at a new AFL club

premium_icon Why Rance could return at a new AFL club

Richmond assistant coach Justin Leppitsch has revealed the full story behind an aborted bid to trade Alex Rance to Hawthorn

Swan makes explosive De Goey prediction

premium_icon Swan makes explosive De Goey prediction

Collingwood champ Dane Swan says he wishes he could have played in shortened games and a shorter season.

Coach addresses mystery of stabbed AFL star

Coach addresses mystery of stabbed AFL star

Geelong coach Chris Scott has spoken about Jack Steven’s situation after the AFL star was stabbed and hospitalised on the weekend.

Eddie fumes over AFL ’insult’

Eddie fumes over AFL ’insult’

Eddie McGuire has torched the AFL over a “snub” he says he has never forgotten, saying he’ll play the long game to get his way.

Wed 20 May 2020

Magpie star set to miss Tigers showdown

premium_icon Magpie star set to miss Tigers showdown

Collingwood midfield jet Adam Treloar is the latest casualty of AFL’s training reboot after scans revealed an injury setback.

Injury setback for Port Power star Gray

premium_icon Injury setback for Port Power star Gray

Port Adelaide star Robbie Gray is suspected to have injured himself during a weights mishap. All that and more in today’s rolling AFL coverage.

Tue 19 May 2020

Olympian booted off oval by footy club

Olympian booted off oval by footy club

A Melbourne oval was not big enough for both Collingwood coach Nathan Buckley and Olympic sprinter Morgan Mitchell during a bizarre run-in.

Mon 18 May 2020

Temperature checks as AFL players hit training track

premium_icon Temperature checks as AFL players hit training track

AFL players have returned to their clubs as preparations for the season’s restart ramp up.

Stabbed AFL star refuses police queries

Stabbed AFL star refuses police queries

AFL star Jack Steven has reportedly refused opportunities to inform police how he ended up in hospital with alleged stab wounds.

How AFL clubs are protecting their stars from COVID-19

premium_icon How AFL clubs are protecting their stars from COVID-19

Players are back at clubs today but not as we know it. Clubs want to take a strategic approach to training

Robinson: Cats will not abandon Steven

premium_icon Robinson: Cats will not abandon Steven

Steven arrived at Geelong from St Kilda with baggage, but that doesn’t mean his new club will abandon him at the first hint of trouble, writes Mark Robinson.

Sun 17 May 2020

AFL prepares for shock 29-year first

AFL prepares for shock 29-year first

The Men’s T20 Cricket World Cup threatens to dismantle the 2020 AFL calendar, and move the Grand Final away from the MCG for the first time since 1991.

Double the fun: AFL hints at revamped fixture

premium_icon Double the fun: AFL hints at revamped fixture

AFL fixture chief Travis Auld has provided a first hint at what the revamped 2020 season could look like.

Sat 16 May 2020

Ex-AFL player reveals strip club sacking

Ex-AFL player reveals strip club sacking

Former AFL player player Brock McLean has detailed the brutal phone call he received while sitting half a world away in a strip club.

Fri 15 May 2020

The family of sporting freaks tutored by legends

premium_icon The family of sporting freaks tutored by legends

Former South Sydney and Roosters grade player Troy Rugless didn’t have to think twice when selecting two athletes to mentor his talented sons through the peaks and...

AFL season restart date revealed

AFL season restart date revealed

The AFL has told clubs what day the season will resume as more details emerge about the league’s plan to get back on the field.

Thu 14 May 2020

AFL return plan in doubt after bombshell

AFL return plan in doubt after bombshell

The AFL may need to rethink their proposed restart date after South Australian health officials dropped a bombshell on Gillon McLachlan.

Wed 13 May 2020

TV deal: The monster sum AFL stands to lose

premium_icon TV deal: The monster sum AFL stands to lose

Shortened games and less rounds are set to have a significant financial impact on the AFL.

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