AFL News

Indefinite ban for De Goey

COLLINGWOOD’S Jordan De Goey has been slapped with an indefinite AFL suspension by the club after he was caught drink driving over the weekend. The Pies came down hard on De Goey on Monday after the P-plater returned a blood alcohol reading of 0.095 per cent after a random breath test...

De Goey nabbed drink driving

COLLINGWOOD young gun Jordan De Goey could face missing the start of another AFL season for off-field issues after being caught drink driving. The club says De Goey has informed them he returned a blood alcohol reading...

Cats fall short in X decider

ADELAIDE have downed Geelong by eight points to win the inaugural AFLX grand final. The Crows won 55-47 in the decider of Thursday night’s debut of the short-format in Adelaide. A crowd of 10,253 witnessed the initial AFLX...

Bomber Francis takes break

TOP-10 AFL draft pick Aaron Francis has taken personal leave from Essendon to deal with a mental health issue. Teammate Orazio Fantasia has revealed Francis had sought time away from the club. There was also bad injury...

Bundy nervous about comeback

ALLEN Christensen didn’t play an AFL game for Brisbane last year but has walked out of the 2018 Lions leadership meeting a big winner. Despite a collarbone injury ruling him out of 2017, the midfielder received a...

Injury ends star Bulldog’s season

THE Western Bulldogs have confirmed young star Isabel Huntington is the latest AFLW player to require a knee reconstruction. The No.1 draft pick was taken from the field on a stretcher during Sunday’s clash against Brisbane...

Setback for Wood

LUCKLESS North Melbourne forward Mason Wood is unlikely to take part in the pre- season competition after suffering a broken thumb. Wood picked up the injury during last week’s intra-club match and will be unable to take...

Hocking sets record straight

AFL football operations manager Steven Hocking has moved to clear up what he claims were a misrepresentation of his directives to AFLW clubs, declaring they were not introduced to improve scoring. During the week, clubs were...

Setback for Bomber

TRAVIS Colyer’s AFL breakthrough has proved shortlived. After playing every game last season for the first time in his career, the Essendon forward will have a delayed start to 2018 because of surgery. Colyer had surgery on Wednesday...

Walker racing clock for Round 1

Adelaide skipper Taylor Walker will spend two weeks in a moonboot as he races against time to be ready for round one of the AFL. The Crows say a plantar fascia injury will limit Walker’s training...

Blues coach hospitalised

CARLTON AFL Women’s coach Damien Keeping has been hospitalised and will be unable to lead the Blues against Greater Western Sydney this weekend. Keeping was admitted to hospital with an unspecified illness on Sunday night and he...