AFL News

Self doubts in the past for Eagle

IN-form midfielder Jack Redden admits he feared his teammates didn’t rate him after struggling in his early days at West Coast. Redden crossed from Brisbane to West Coast at the end of 2015, but it didn’t take long for self doubts to surface. The 27-year-old arrived at West Coast with a hernia...

No priority picks for Blues, Suns

CARLTON and Gold Coast didn’t get the priority draft picks they were after but they did get first crack at the best players in state leagues across the country. The AFL Commission met in Melbourne on...

Bell named Dockers footy boss

PETER Bell hopes to bring a calm and relaxing influence to Fremantle after being appointed as the club’s new general manager of football. Bell, a three-time Doig Medallist and life member at Fremantle, will replace outgoing...

Mitchell name in leadership frame

BROWNLOW medallist Tom Mitchell says he’s eyeing team success with Hawthorn, and perhaps the chance to lead the AFL powerhouse after winning the sport’s biggest individual accolade. The 25-year-old said he was keen to take on...

Wright leaves Blues for Crows coaching gig

CARLTON forward Matthew Wright has pulled the pin on his AFL playing career in order to return home to his native South Australia. The 28-year-old has accepted a job captaining Adelaide’s reserves team and working as...

Mitchell’s Medal

Hawthorn star Tom Mitchell has won the 2018 Brownlow Medal, prevailing over Collingwood’s Steele Sidebottom to claim the AFL’s greatest individual honour. The gun onballer polled maximum votes in the first three rounds of the season...

Howe shrugs off ankle concerns

COLLINGWOOD star Jeremy Howe admits he has some work to do to get his sore ankle right but there’s no way it’s going to cost him a spot in the AFL grand final. Howe limped out...

McGovern free to play Grand Final

WEST Coast star Jeremy McGovern is clear to play in the AFL grand final after he was fined for shoving Melbourne’s Jack Viney in the throat. McGovern had just won a free kick in the second...

Eagles steamroll Demons

MELBOURNE’S supposed fairytale has turned into a nightmare after suffering a 66-point loss to West Coast in an AFL preliminary final bloodbath at Optus Stadium. The Eagles booted the first 10 goals of the match on...

Pies stun Tigers, into grand final

COLLINGWOOD has executed one of the biggest boilovers in AFL finals history and is within one win of their 16th premiership. The Magpies stunned reigning premiers Richmond in Friday night’s preliminary final, blowing them away in...

Astbury unwell ahead of final

RICHMOND premiership backman David Astbury is battling illness ahead of Friday night’s AFL preliminary final with the Tigers to make a late call on whether he plays. Astbury was sent home from training on Thursday and...