AFL News

Hawks’ finals hopes on edge following Freo loss

HAWTHORN’S yo-yo campaign has continued after they produced one of their worst displays of the season on the way to a 16-point loss to Fremantle. The rain stayed away at Optus Stadium, but the Hawks booted just two goals in the first three quarters on the way to a 7.6 (48) to...

Hawkins dominates as Cats punish Saints

A DOMINANT Tom Hawkins has helped Geelong burst St Kilda’s bubble in a runaway 59-point AFL victory at the Gabba. St Kilda entered on a four-game winning streak but were shunted back to the pack by...

Dees hand North a hiding

MELBOURNE’S midfield aces Christian Petracca and Angus Brayshaw have inspired a 57-point demolition of AFL strugglers North Melbourne. Petracca and Brayshaw were outstanding in the Demons’ 13.14 (92) to 5.5 (35) win at Adelaide Oval on...

Sheed stars as Eagles beat Blues

WEST Coast has unleashed a devastating third-quarter blitz to beat Carlton by 22 points at Optus Stadium. Alarm bells were ringing for the home side when Zac Fisher’s fourth goal gave Carlton a 19-point lead in the...

Jack set to take on former side

GEELONG coach Chris Scott has given Jack Steven the green light to take on his former AFL club for the first time when the Cats meet St Kilda on Monday night. Both sides are coming off...

Neale and Hipwood star as Lions roll Dogs

BROWNLOW Medal favourite Lachie Neale starred again to help Brisbane climb into second spot on the AFL ladder with a comfortable 24-point win over the Western Bulldogs. The Lions prevailed 14.12 (96) to 11.6 (72) in a...

Power stays top after toppling Tigers

PORT Adelaide dynamo Robbie Gray booted three goals to help his AFL club claim a coveted big scalp with a 21-point win over Richmond. The ladder-leading Power prevailed 13.15 (93) to 11.6 (72) in a Saturday twilight...

AFL slams groping incidents

THE AFL has slammed “unacceptable and juvenile” groping incidents between players that have been highlighted in social and traditional media this week. Richmond players Nick Vlastuin and Jayden Short were caught on camera inappropriately touching teammate...

Surgery sidelines Silvagni

JACK Silvagni’s horror run with injuries has continued with the Carlton forward undergoing knee surgery that will sideline him for up to six weeks. The 22-year-old has played just three games this AFL season, suffering a bruised...

Giants claw back to beat Bombers

GWS overcame a historically slow start to wind in a 29-point margin and remain in the AFL’s top eight with a win over Essendon in the wet on Friday. The Giants and Bombers managed just four...

AFL to investigate Pie’s injury

THE AFL will investigate whether the leg injury suffered by Collingwood’s Isaac Quaynor was the result of an opponent wearing boots with illegal metal studs. Quaynor was hurt during the dying stages of the Magpies’ narrow...