AFL

Fri 23 Nov 2018

Picks fly left and right in AFL draft

Picks fly left and right in AFL draft

The AFL draft concluded with plenty of trades at Marvel Stadium on Friday after a blockbuster deal between Carlton and Adelaide dominated day one

Suns boss hits back at Hawks insult

Suns boss hits back at Hawks insult

Gold Coast chairman Paul Cochrane has hit back after being offended by a cheap shot from a rival club about a “tragedy” on the glitter strip.

AFL Draft rocked by mind-bending trade

AFL Draft rocked by mind-bending trade

The AFL began a bold new era on Thursday night and Carlton football boss Stephen Silvagni welcomed it by risking everything.

Thu 22 Nov 2018

Blues swoop on young gun Walsh with top pick

Blues swoop on young gun Walsh with top pick

It was a tight race, but Carlton has settled on its next superstar, selecting young gun Sam Walsh with the No.1 pick in Thurdday night’s draft.

‘Complete debacle’: AFL draft’s shambolic blunder

‘Complete debacle’: AFL draft’s shambolic blunder

A bold move to modernise the AFL draft has spectacularly blown up in the competition’s face as club officials blast the “pointless” new system

AFL draft: Teen footy freak to take Australia by storm

AFL draft: Teen footy freak to take Australia by storm

All eyes will be on 18-year-old superstar-in-waiting Sam Walsh when the AFL draft kicks off tonight. Here’s everything you need to know.

Ripped star roasted for shameless rig shot

Ripped star roasted for shameless rig shot

AFL star James Harmes copped a barrage of friendly fire after stripping down all for the purpose of getting an Instagram-worthy shot.

Wed 21 Nov 2018

Carlton forward returns overweight

Carlton forward returns overweight

Carlton forward Jarrod Pickett will complete extra training sessions with the Blues’ VFL squad after returning to pre-season slightly overweight

Tue 20 Nov 2018

Surgery sidelines Buddy until 2019

Surgery sidelines Buddy until 2019

Lance Franklin has gone under the knife and won’t resume full training until January but the Swans aren’t worried as they nurse their star back to his best.

Dogs lock down Bontempelli with new deal

Dogs lock down Bontempelli with new deal

Star midfielder Marcus Bontempelli has put pen to paper on a contract extension with the Western Bulldogs, keeping him at the club until at least 2021

Mon 19 Nov 2018

AFL star’s wedding ‘such a sad story’

AFL star’s wedding ‘such a sad story’

It’s meant to be one of the happiest days of your life but Kieren Jack’s wedding day had a tragic twist that hijacked attention.

Sat 17 Nov 2018

Hype over ‘once-in-a-generation’ teen

Hype over ‘once-in-a-generation’ teen

All eyes will be on a host of Aussie young guns — led by Sam Walsh — this week when their professional sporting futures take shape.

Fri 16 Nov 2018

AFL makes Hall of Fame path easier for women

AFL makes Hall of Fame path easier for women

The AFL has made changes to the Australian Rules Hall of Fame, clearing the path for the first woman inductee

Thu 15 Nov 2018

AFLW players win a healthy wage rise

AFLW players win a healthy wage rise

AFLW player payments will rise next season under a new collective bargaining agreement covering the women's competition

Maurice Rioli Jr set to choose Richmond over Fremantle

Maurice Rioli Jr set to choose Richmond over Fremantle

The son of late Richmond champion Maurice Rioli has the choice of which club he would like to nominate for under the AFL’s father-son rule

‘Destructive’: Karmichael Hunt opens up on mental demons

‘Destructive’: Karmichael Hunt opens up on mental demons

Broncos premiership winner Karmichael Hunt has opened up on the issues that forced him out of rugby league and have haunted his sporting career since

Wed 14 Nov 2018

Bombers set to sign former Freo ruck

Bombers set to sign former Freo ruck

Essendon is closing in on a back-up for No.1 ruckman Tom Bellchambers, with former Fremantle tall Zac Clarke expected to join the club in coming weeks.

Mon 12 Nov 2018

Clarke ready to learn from star Swans

Clarke ready to learn from star Swans

Josh Kennedy is used to being tagged but the star midfielder is set for some close attention with Swans recruit Ryan Clarke keen to learn from his teammate

Neale takes Beams’ Lions locker

Neale takes Beams’ Lions locker

BRISBANE has handed Dayne Beams’ No.9 to boom recruit Lachie Neale after arriving from Fremantle while rising star Jarrod Berry has got an upgrade.

Sat 10 Nov 2018

Former AFL player arrested after alleged crime spree

Former AFL player arrested after alleged crime spree

Former AFL player Chris Yarran has reportedly been charged with assault and obstruction in relation to a series of car crashes in Perth

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