AFL News

Beams in car accident

COLLINGWOOD AFL star Dayne Beams has been hospitalised after a car accident in Melbourne’s eastern suburbs. Beams spent Thursday night in hospital after suffering minor injuries. “Collingwood can confirm that Dayne Beams was involved in a motor vehicle accident yesterday afternoon,” the Magpies said in a statement. “Dayne was admitted to hospital with minor...

Swan feels love after failed trade

SYDNEY young gun Tom Papley fronted teammates and sent a clear message upon returning to the AFL club after requesting a trade, while his actions since have arguably spoken even louder. Papley’s off-season attempt to join Carlton...

Star Eagle sidelined

WEST Coast forward Jack Darling will miss the club’s opening pre-season clash because of a fractured cheekbone. Darling suffered the small fracture during training and will sit out the February 27 match against Essendon in Perth. The Eagles...

Jeff to step down at end of season

JEFF Kennett has confirmed he will end his second stint as Hawthorn’s president at the end of the AFL season. The 71-year-old previously led the Hawks from 2005-11, but returned in 2017 after Richard Garvey resigned from...

Stint on the sidelines for Jong

WESTERN Bulldogs utility Lin Jong is set for a long stint on the sidelines after suffering a serious hamstring injury at training. Former captain Easton Wood also suffered a hamstring injury earlier this week, but his is...

Docker defender to miss Round 1

FREMANTLE will start the AFL season without its best two defenders with Joel Hamling the latest star to be struck by injury. Hamling is set for a lengthy stint on the sidelines after suffering serious ligament damage in...

Surgery slows Bomber Bellchambers

ESSENDON’S hopes of hitting the AFL season at full pace have received a fresh blow with Tom Bellchambers confirmed to have undergone knee surgery. The ruckman had an arthroscopic cleanout performed on his left knee last...

Bont keeps Dogs’ focus narrow

NEW captain Marcus Bontempelli won’t let his Western Bulldogs get carried away with the external hype surrounding the AFL club this year. A strong finish to last season – barring an ignominious finals exit in week one...

Duffy boots four to help Dockers past Cats

FREMANTLE goalsneak Sabreena Duffy has booted four goals to help lift her side to a 16-point AFLW victory over Geelong at Fremantle Oval. Scores were level at three-quarter time, but Duffy’s fourth goal and a late...

Dogs post impressive win

A CAPACITY crowd has witnessed St Kilda march into the AFLW competition but the majority of Saints supporters left their spiritual home at Moorabbin disappointed as the Western Bulldogs spoiled the party. An estimated 8000 fans were on...

North the team to beat

  NORTH Melbourne is the overwhelming favourite to break through for a maiden AFLW premiership, according to a survey of the league’s club captains. The Kangaroos were tipped by eight of the 14 skippers to make this year’s...