AFL News

Fasolo sidelined for seven

COLLINGWOOD forward Alex Fasolo will miss up to seven weeks with the ankle injury he sustained in the Pies’ win over St Kilda. In better news for the club, Ben Reid is a chance to face the Western Bulldogs on Friday night as he overcomes an Achilles injury. Fasolo escaped surgery on the...

Sloane sidelined for another month

STAR Adelaide midfielder Rory Sloane will miss another month of the AFL season because of a foot injury. The Crows initially hoped vice-captain Sloane would be fit after their Alice Springs fixture against Melbourne on Sunday. But...

Mixed news for Giants

GREATER Western Sydney star Josh Kelly is on track to return from injury this weekend, but co-captain Phil Davis may be forced to spend another week on the AFL sidelines because of concussion. Kelly hasn’t played...

Buddy in the clear

Sydney superstar Lance Franklin is free to play against Brisbane after he was been cleared of any wrongdoing over a collision that left Fremantle’s Joel Hamling concussed. Franklin’s swinging left elbow made contact with the defender’s...

No bad blood with Crows: Lever

JAKE Lever insists there’s no bad blood with the Adelaide Crows from his “hasty” departure. The prized Melbourne signing fronts against the Crows for the first time since he left the AFL club after Adelaide’s grand...

Match Report – West Coast vs. Richmond

WEST Coast forward Jack Darling booted a career-best six goals to lift his team to a crushing 47-point victory over Richmond in Sunday’s top-of-the-table clash at Optus Stadium. Darling kicked 6.2 and snared 15 marks (six...

Match Report – Brisbane Lions vs. Hawthorn

BRISBANE have stormed home to thump Hawthorn by 56 points for their first AFL win this season, with former Hawk Luke Hodge instrumental in the upset. Hodge’s young Lions looked like being blown off the park...

Match Report – Carlton vs. Melbourne

MELBOURNE have dished up a history-making shellacking of Carlton, defeating the Blues by 109 points at the MCG. The Demons moved into the top four by destroying their young opponents 25.9 (159) to 7.8 (50) on Sunday. After...

Match Report – Sydney Swans vs. Fremantle

LANCE Franklin has joined another great Sydney forward Tony Lockett in the record books with the Swans smashing Fremantle by 59 points at the SCG. Back after missing three games with a bruised heel, Franklin kicked 3.1...

Match Report – St Kilda vs. Collingwood

JORDAN de Goey’s stocks have continued to rise, with the mercurial Collingwood forward kicking a career-high six goals in the Magpies’ 28-point AFL victory over slumping St Kilda. Out of contract at the end of 2018, de...

Match Report – Essendon vs. Geelong

ESSENDON have rebounded from a week of heavy scrutiny to thump Geelong, ripping up the form book with a 34-point win at the MCG. The Bombers were unrecognisable from their previous month’s efforts in the 12.12...