AFL News

AFL Changes – Preliminary Finals

ADEALAIDE have named veteran tall Andy Otten to replace hamstrung forward Mitch McGovern for Friday night’s AFL preliminary final clash with Geelong. The Crows also regained Rory Sloane for the Adelaide Oval clash after he missed the qualifying-final win over Greater Western Sydney following emergency appendix surgery. Otten, 28, last played at AFL...

Crows AFL’s best: Danger

GEELONG star and former Crow Patrick Dangerfield says Adelaide are the best team in the AFL. He says they have been all season. And they run a lot deeper than star midfielder Rory Sloane, who had starred in...

Hinkley, Power do deal

PORT Adelaide coach Ken Hinkley has signed a three-year contract extension with the AFL club. Hinkley will coach Port until at least the end of the 2021 season, after rejecting overtures to join the Gold Coast Suns. He...

Kenny commits to Power

KEN Hinkley says he will soon extend his tenure as coach of Port Adelaide, ending speculation linking him to the Gold Coast Suns. Hinkley says he will honour his contract at Port which expires at the...

Kelly remains a Giant

GREATER Western Sydney have re-signed Josh Kelly, with the race to recruit the AFL’s most in-demand youngster put on hold for a further two seasons. Rival clubs were lining up to lure Kelly home to Victoria, with...

Cats did it for Domsy

AS they walked to their positions on Friday night, Geelong’s defensive group made a little pact not to let Tom Lonergan’s AFL career end with him sitting in the grandstand. Lonergan was a late withdrawal for...

Bombers axe Buddha

ESSENDON have delisted veteran AFL midfielder Heath Hocking after a tough return from the club’s well-documented doping ban. The Bombers on Friday confirmed that 29-year-old Hocking would not be offered a contract for next season. Hocking was...

AFL Changes – Semi-Finals

GREATER Western Sydney have turned to veteran star Steve Johnson as they look to jump start their AFL finals campaign. Johnson was dropped for the Giants’ qualifying final loss to Adelaide, but returns with fellow inclusion...

Giants lock away Whitfield

GREATER Western Sydney continue to lock away their in-demand AFL stars, with former No.1 draft pick Lachie Whitfield the latest to re-sign. There had been speculation Whitfield could leave the Giants in the post-season trade period...

AFLPA MVP

RICHMOND superstar Dustin Martin has stormed to his first AFL Players’ Association most valuable player award. The red-hot Brownlow Medal favourite has taken all before him this season, averaging 30 possessions in 23 games and kicking...

AFL List Changes

          INS:  OUTS: Scott Thompson (retired)           INS:  OUTS: Josh Clayton (delisted), Jono Freeman (delisted), Blake Grewar (rookie – delisted) Ryan Harwood (delisted), Jarrad Jansen (delisted),           INS:  OUTS: Dennis Armfield (retired), Andrew Gallucci (delisted), Daniel Gorringe (rookie – delisted), Kristian Jaksch (delisted), Matt Korchek (rookie...