AFL News

Roughy kicks six as Hawks smash Suns

JARRYD Roughead has booted six goals for Hawthorn who have farewelled their retiring AFL champion in fine style with a 70-point smashing of hapless Gold Coast in a carnival atmosphere at Marvel Stadium. With former premiership teammates Luke Hodge, Jordan Lewis and Lance Franklin in attendance, 31,331 fans wildly applauded Roughead’s every...

Dogs smash Giants to climb into top eight

SURGING Western Bulldogs have charged into the AFL top eight with a 61-point away win over a GWS side that suffered another case of the second half staggers on Sunday. The Bulldogs kicked 12 successive goals from...

Tigers down Eagles in gripping battle

DUSTIN in Martin has inspired Richmond to a gripping six-point AFL win over West Coast in an MCG clash that lived up to its billing as a grand final preview. Martin (35 disposals, one goal) led...

Bombers bank a finals berth

ESSENDON has secured its finals spot and eased the pressure on coach John Worsfold with a 32-point AFL win over Fremantle at Optus Stadium. The Bombers entered Saturday night’s match with huge question marks surrounding their finals...

Brown boots 10 as Roos shutdown Power

NORTH Melbourne star Ben Brown has taken the lead in the Coleman Medal race with a breathtaking 10-goal haul, the rampant Roos running roughshod over a dismal Port Adelaide in an 86-point humiliation at Marvel...

Pies hammer Crows to keep top-four hopes alive

COLLINGWOOD has trounced Adelaide by 66 points to climb into the AFL’s top four and all but kill off the Crows’ finals chances. Magpie Jamie Elliott booted five goals in a resounding 17.12 (114) to 6.12...

Blues overcome Saints

CARLTON’S feel-good factor has continued with a 10-point win over St Kilda, giving David Teague a winning start as a full-time AFL coach. The Blues came from behind to post a 11.12 (78) to 10.8 (68)...

Former Cat the hero for Lions

Lincoln McCarthy has sunk his former AFL side with a spectacular mark and goal in the dying moments as Brisbane ran down Geelong in a thriller at the Gabba. McCarthy, having moved north this season to...

Slick Swans thrash soulless Demons

Melbourne’s horror AFL season has reached a new low, Sydney embarrassing the Demons in a 53-point thrashing on the big stage of Friday night football in front of their long-suffering fans at the MCG. The few...

Thomas to retire

CARLTON  veteran Dale Thomas will call time on a decorated AFL career at the end of the season. The 32-year-old’s decision to retire after 14 seasons and more than 250 games with the Blues and Collingwood...

Hoops land Magpie in foul trouble

COLLINGWOOD midfielder Brayden Sier is in hot water with the AFL club over his decision to play a basketball match while injured. The 21-year-old has been sidelined for the past month with a calf injury but was...