AFL News

Scott, Kangaroos to part ways

The first of the AFL coaching dominoes has fallen with Brad Scott to leave North Melbourne. Scott’s last game in charge could be on Saturday against the Western Bulldogs, especially given his departure is now public. It is a mutual decision by Scott and North, with the two parties keen for him...

I needed break: Selwood

GEELONG skipper Joel Selwood admits he needed his injury-enforced AFL break and will look to manage his body throughout the rest of the season. Selwood spent a fortnight on the sidelines with a leg injury before returning...

Bolton feels safe at Blues

UNDER-siege Carlton coach Brendon Bolton says the support from club president Mark LoGiudice has been unwavering despite the Blues winning just one AFL match this season. On Sunday Carlton take on St Kilda, who are also...

Joe blow for Bombers

Star Essendon key forward Joe Daniher’s AFL season has been cut short for a second straight year after his troublesome groin flared again. The Bombers have ruled Daniher out for the rest of the season due...

Swans defender retires

VETERAN Sydney defender Heath Grundy has announced his immediate AFL retirement due to a lingering back issue. Grundy, 32, played 256 AFL games, all for Sydney, including the 2012 premiership triumph and losing grand finals in...

Dizzy spell for Dees coach

MELBOURNE coach Simon Goodwin threw a scare through the AFL club when he suddenly cut short his weekly media conference because of a dizzy spell. Goodwin immediately went to see a doctor, but the Demons were...

De Goey ready to go

COLLINGWOOD will welcome back damaging forward Jordan De Goey for their AFL clash with Sydney, but a host of key Magpies remain on the club’s lengthy injury list. De Goey was a late withdrawal from the...

Thomas fined for umpire abuse

DALE Thomas’ heated abuse of boundary umpire Michael Barlow has cost the Carlton veteran a $7500 fine. Thomas pleaded guilty and testified that he rang Barlow earlier on Tuesday to apologise for the abuse. It comes a week...

Boak changed my life: Powell-Pepper

PORT Adelaide midfielder Sam Powell-Pepper says moving in with teammate Travis Boak has changed the course of his life. Powell-Pepper credits Boak for helping him overcome a troubled 2018 AFL season which included a suspension for an...

Season over for Smith

ESSENDON has suffered a major blow, with star forward Devon Smith set to undergo knee surgery that will end his 2019 AFL season. After consulting with a specialist, it has been confirmed the reigning best-and-fairest winner...

Mummy in the clear

FOUR players have copped AFL suspensions from Round 9 but GWS ruckman Shane Mumford isn’t one of them, having escaped sanction for the collision that left Carlton opponent Marc Murphy in hospital with a rib...