AFL News

Walters the hero for Dockers

FREMANTLE forward Michael Walters has hit the post after the final siren to lift his side to a one-point AFL win over Brisbane at Optus Stadium. The Lions led by 11 points early in Sunday’s final quarter, before the Dockers launched a frenetic fightback. A Walters goal with six minutes remaining closed the...

Gritty Saints prolong Blues’ woes

Carlton’s nightmare AFL season has continued with an error-riddled 13-point loss to fellow AFL battlers St Kilda at Marvel Stadium. Sunday afternoon’s 9.14 (68) to 8.7 (55) defeat was the Blues’ ninth loss from 10 games,...

Giants ease to comfortable win over Dees

THEY haven’t quite consigned their MCG woes but GWS have showed that winning comfortably at the ground is possible after their 26 point AFL victory over the Demons. The Giants registered a 14.10 (94) to 10.8 (68)...

Scott era ends at North

THE Brad Scott era at North Melbourne is officially over. Scott and chairman Ben Buckley fronted a packed media conference at the AFL club on Sunday to confirm what was widely known on Friday when news...

Saint on long-term injury list

DOUBTS hang over Paddy McCartin’s AFL career after the luckless St Kilda forward was ruled out for the season and placed on the long-term injury list. McCartin has not played a regular season AFL game this year...

Cats overcome dogged Suns

GEELONG survived a massive scare from the tough tackling Gold Coast before running out 27-point winners at Metricon Stadium. The Suns trailed the AFL ladder-leading Cats by only two points at the final break, but four...

More injuries as Dons lose to Tigers

ESSENDON’S AFL injury crisis has escalated with Jake Stringer and Dylan Shiel joining the casualty list in a 23-point loss to Richmond in the Dreamtime at the ‘G game. The Bombers threatened a late comeback before the...

Eagles in a thriller in Adelaide

WEST Coast has produced a stunning comeback to down Adelaide by 12 points in a tense AFL tussle on Saturday. The Eagles came from 33 points down in the third quarter to prevail 13.7 (85) to...

Scott’s last game a win for North

NORTH Melbourne has farewelled outgoing coach Brad Scott in fine style with a pulsating 25-point win over the Western Bulldogs at Marvel Stadium. Emotions ran high after Scott addressed speculation over his future with his players before...

Gunston stars as Hawks roll Power

Jack Gunston has booted six goals for Hawthorn who have toppled a sloppy Port Adelaide by 31 points in a low-scoring AFL clash in Launceston. Hawthorn kept the Power scoreless in Saturday afternoon’s opening quarter in...

Pies shade Swans at SCG

A wasteful Collingwood has survived a six-goal blitz from Sydney’s Sam Reid and another injury to Daniel Wells to eke out a seven-point AFL win at the SCG. The Pies kicked four goals to one in...