AFL News

Giant resurgence continues

GREATER Western Sydney has held off a fast-finishing Port Adelaide for a plucky 22-point win to rise to sixth on the AFL ladder. The Giants banked a sixth win from seven games, holding their nerve for a 11.14 (80) to 8.10 (58) win at Adelaide Oval on Sunday. Port blew a chance...

Nervous wait for Hurn

WEST Coast captain Shannon Hurn faces a nervous wait after his bump sent Western Bulldogs midfielder Mitch Honeychurch to hospital in the Eagles’ 54-point AFL win on Sunday. Hurn turned his body side on and braced...

Mitchell stars as Hawks maul Blues

BROWNLOW Medal favourite Tom Mitchell has continued his barnstorming AFL season, leading undermanned Hawthorn to a 72-point demolition of lowly Carlton. The Hawks looked vulnerable before Sunday’s match at Etihad Stadium when Mitchell’s midfield colleague Jaeger...

Bombers hold off Freo

ESSENDON coach John Worsfold has described his team as their own worst enemy as they ground their way to an ugly 29-point win over Fremantle that kept their faint AFL finals hopes alive. The Bombers remain...

Tuohy sinks Demons after siren

ZACH Tuohy has booted a goal after the siren to hand Geelong a scintillating two-point AFL comeback victory over Melbourne at GMHBA Stadium. Tuohy’s cool set shot from 35m out capped off a stunning Tom Hawkins-inspired...

Crows burst Lions’ bubble

ADELAIDE have burst Brisbane’s bubble as Hugh Greenwood stepped up for the Crows in an entertaining AFL clash at the Gabba. A former professional basketballer, Greenwood kicked a career-high four goals and hit the post twice...

Suns cause massive shock in Sydney

GOLD Coast have produced the upset of the AFL season, shocking Sydney by 24 points to snap an 11-game losing streak. The Swans’ top-four hopes were dealt an almighty blow at the SCG on Saturday, when...

Pies swoop early to roll Roos

COLLINGWOOD has consolidated their top-four credentials and dented North Melbourne’s AFL finals hopes with a 66-point belting at the MCG. The Magpies superbly overcame the late withdrawal of key defender Darcy Moore to dominate the Kangaroos...

Tigers cruise to big win

RICHMOND has made St Kilda’s last great AFL win feel like a lifetime ago, hammering them by 54 points. Dion Prestia returned to top form and Jack Riewoldt kicked four goals on Friday night as the...

Broad back for Tigers

RICHMOND defender Nathan Broad has made a quicker-than-expected recovery from a fractured cheekbone to be a surprise inclusion for Friday night’s AFL clash with St Kilda. Broad and fellow 2017 premiership teammate Kamdyn McIntosh were among...

More injury woes for McCartin

THE bad injury news keeps coming for St Kilda forward Paddy McCartin, who remains in a moon boot and is likely to miss the rest of the AFL season. Saints coach Alan Richardson has confirmed McCartin...