AFL News

Saints ponder Martin tag

ST KILDA will consider sending a hard tag to Dustin Martin in a bid to quell the Richmond superstar’s influence and condemn the reigning AFL premiers to their third straight loss. Martin has averaged 25.5 disposals, 6.5 inside-50s and a goal a game across the opening month, despite Richmond sitting at...

Injury sidelines Roo McDonald

NORTH Melbourne vice-captain Luke McDonald will miss at least the next 10 weeks of the AFL season after having surgery to repair a torn pectoral muscle. McDonald was hurt during Saturday’s loss to Adelaide – his...

Tiger Stack to play VFL

RICHMOND youngster Sydney Stack will make his return to competitive football when he lines up in the VFL on Friday. Stack returned to Richmond in late March after he was fined $6,000 for breaching Western Australia’s...

Scans confirm bad news for May

MELBOURNE defender Steven May could be out of action for a month because of a fractured eye socket, while Collingwood vice-captain Taylor Adams will spend 10 weeks on the sidelines. May was rushed from the MCG...

Dockers hold off Hawks challenge

FREMANTLE overcame an early Tom Mitchell masterclass and a wayward afternoon by two-time Brownlow medallist Nat Fyfe to post a 15-point AFL win over Hawthorn at Optus Stadium. The Dockers looked set for a cruisy win...

Demons beat Cats, keep perfect start

A STAR turn from Christian Petracca has helped Melbourne see off Geelong by 25 points and record their best start to the AFL season in 27 years. The Demons overcame a wasteful start – and the...

Crows run away from winless Roos

ADELAIDE has broken North Melbourne hearts by powering away for a 41-point victory at Marvel Stadium to extend the Kangaroos’ AFL losing streak to 12. After being embarrassed by 128 points in their marquee Good Friday...

Gutsy Blues hold off Suns

CARLTON has outlasted a sloppy Gold Coast to claim a scrappy 9.16 (70) to 8.11 (59) AFL win at Metricon Stadium on Saturday. Last week’s seven-goal hero against Fremantle, Harry McKay, kicked the crucial score in...

Giants open account

STAND-in captain Toby Greene has kicked five goals to inspire an injury-hit GWS to a superb 30-point victory over Collingwood and get their AFL season off the mark. The Giants were 0-3 heading into Saturday night’s...

Saints comeback stun Eagles

ST KILDA has overturned a 33-point deficit midway through the third quarter to stun West Coast by 20 points in a rousing AFL comeback at Marvel Stadium. Coming off the most embarrassing defeat in Brett Ratten’s...

Lions see off Magpies to book grand final berth

BRISBANE has qualified for its third AFLW grand final with a tense four-point win over Collingwood in hot conditions at the Gabba. The lead changed hands several times during Saturday’s hard-fought battle, but it was the...