AFL

Tue 22 May 2018

Buckley not worried by De Goey trade talk

Buckley not worried by De Goey trade talk

COLLINGWOOD coach Nathan Buckley has welcomed the spotlight on out-of-contract star Jordan De Goey — as long as it’s for the “right reasons”.

Was trading Smith a Giant mistake?

premium_icon Was trading Smith a Giant mistake?

THE Giants' woes have been compounded by watching Devon Smith walk out on the club and become arguably the AFL’s No.1 buy for Essendon.

Position problem hurting Gaz, Cats

premium_icon Position problem hurting Gaz, Cats

SINCE returning from injury, Gary Ablett has played predominantly as a forward. MARK ROBINSON writes it's not working and questions are being asked.

‘Extraordinary’ Lion claims Rising Star nod

‘Extraordinary’ Lion claims Rising Star nod

BRISBANE teen Alex Witherden is the Round 9 Rising Star, rewarded for a star showing in the Lions’ breakthrough win over Hawthorn, as No.1 pick Cam Rayner admitted...

Mon 21 May 2018

Brace yourself, Jake: Fiery reception awaits prized recruit

Brace yourself, Jake: Fiery reception awaits prized recruit

ONE ex-teammate said Jake Lever chose “money over success” so when Lever’s Demons meet the Crows, it’s all heading in one direction.

No.1 pick forced to turn to YouTube to learn club song

No.1 pick forced to turn to YouTube to learn club song

LIONS' Cam Rayner admits resorting to YouTube to hear club’s victory song but says now shackles have broken there will be no more stumbling over the words.

Buddy in clear over Hamling hit

Buddy in clear over Hamling hit

LANCE Franklin is free to play the Lions this weekend after the AFL’s MRO cleared him over an incident that left Fremantle opponent Joel Hamling concussed.

Picture of efficiency: The surprise Dee among AFL’s best

Picture of efficiency: The surprise Dee among AFL’s best

MELBOURNE has booted 78 goals across its past month and a flaky utility turned ruthlessly efficient forward has played a key role in the Demons’ dominance.

Gold Coast set to lose place in China sun

Gold Coast set to lose place in China sun

AFL CEO Gillon McLachlan has declared he will open discussions over next year’s Shanghai match to Victorian teams, leaving the Suns’ future in the game on a knife’s...

‘It’s crap’: Footy pest gets whacked

‘It’s crap’: Footy pest gets whacked

A NOTORIOUS Carlton pest has come under fire from AFL legends for exploiting a rule shift that protects the game’s mosquitoes.

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