AFL News

Kenny unfazed by contract extension

PORT Adelaide coach Ken Hinkley says he hasn’t achieved anything yet despite triggering a contract extension with his AFL club. Hinkley believes extending his tenure as Power coach into a ninth AFL season next year is a non-event. Hinkley’s contract includes a clause stipulating if he makes finals this season, he gets...

Bucks cleared over fan interaction

COLLINGWOOD coach Nathan Buckley has defended the “fist bump” with a supporter that could have landed him in more hot water with the AFL for another protocol breach. Buckley was caught on camera greeting a Magpies...

Pies overcome slow start to keep Crows winless

AN undermanned Collingwood has produced a last-half surge to down Adelaide by 24 points in Tuesday night’s AFL match. The Crows’ club-recording losing woes extend to 14 games with the Magpies prevailing 10.2 (62) to 5.8...

Danger urges players to behave

PATRICK Dangerfield says AFL players need to remember they are role models for the wider community and “be better” following a series of groping incidents between players. The AFL Players Association president – now in his 13th...

Hawks’ finals hopes on edge following Freo loss

HAWTHORN’S yo-yo campaign has continued after they produced one of their worst displays of the season on the way to a 16-point loss to Fremantle. The rain stayed away at Optus Stadium, but the Hawks booted just...

Hawkins dominates as Cats punish Saints

A DOMINANT Tom Hawkins has helped Geelong burst St Kilda’s bubble in a runaway 59-point AFL victory at the Gabba. St Kilda entered on a four-game winning streak but were shunted back to the pack by...

Dees hand North a hiding

MELBOURNE’S midfield aces Christian Petracca and Angus Brayshaw have inspired a 57-point demolition of AFL strugglers North Melbourne. Petracca and Brayshaw were outstanding in the Demons’ 13.14 (92) to 5.5 (35) win at Adelaide Oval on...

Sheed stars as Eagles beat Blues

WEST Coast has unleashed a devastating third-quarter blitz to beat Carlton by 22 points at Optus Stadium. Alarm bells were ringing for the home side when Zac Fisher’s fourth goal gave Carlton a 19-point lead in the...

Jack set to take on former side

GEELONG coach Chris Scott has given Jack Steven the green light to take on his former AFL club for the first time when the Cats meet St Kilda on Monday night. Both sides are coming off...

Neale and Hipwood star as Lions roll Dogs

BROWNLOW Medal favourite Lachie Neale starred again to help Brisbane climb into second spot on the AFL ladder with a comfortable 24-point win over the Western Bulldogs. The Lions prevailed 14.12 (96) to 11.6 (72) in a...

Power stays top after toppling Tigers

PORT Adelaide dynamo Robbie Gray booted three goals to help his AFL club claim a coveted big scalp with a 21-point win over Richmond. The ladder-leading Power prevailed 13.15 (93) to 11.6 (72) in a Saturday twilight...