AFL News

Kelly deal close

WEST Coast and Geelong are making swift progress on the Tim Kelly trade, with speculation their AFL deal could be confirmed by Wednesday. Kelly’s request for a move back to his home state was expected to dominate the trade period, which opened on Tuesday and runs to October 16. The Cats upped the...

Elliott stays a Pie

COLLINGWOOD is banking on Jamie Elliott playing another 100 AFL games, hoping it goes a lot smoother than the first 100. The unrestricted free agent had interest from Melbourne and Brisbane, but has re-signed with the Magpies...

Cats set high price for Kelly

GEELONG wants more than two AFL first-round draft picks from West Coast for All- Australian midfielder Tim Kelly. The AFL trade period opened with the Cats and Eagles formally starting negotiations on how Kelly might achieve his...

Clubs welcome points backdown

USUALLY the fiercest of rivals, GFL powerhouses St Mary’s and St Joseph’s agree on one thing – common sense has prevailed after both won their appeals against plans to reduce their player points cap for...

Dons say Daniher going nowhere

JOE Daniher’s AFL trade request has created considerable angst at Essendon, with the Bombers adamant it will not happen. Club great Matthew Lloyd says Daniher cannot be replaced, while Daniher’s former teammate Brendon Goddard has slammed the...

AFLW season in limbo

THE 2020 AFLW season remains in the balance with a proposed collective bargaining agreement (CBA) failing to pass a player vote. AFLW players and the AFL Players’ Association (AFLPA) will return to the negotiating table after...

Surgery for star Blue

CARLTON forward Charlie Curnow will have surgery on his right knee after injuring it playing social basketball. Curnow fell while playing “non-competitive” basketball with teammates, hurting his knee. He will undergo ligament repair to stabilise the patella in...

Daniher asks for Swans move

ESSENDON forward Joe Daniher has requested an AFL trade to Sydney, but the Bombers want to keep their contracted spearhead. The Bombers have confirmed Daniher, who is contracted until the end of 2020, wants to move to...

Dees keen to lure free agents

MELBOURNE is set to make a big splash in AFL free agency following their disastrous season, with the Demons intent on signing Collingwood star Jamie Elliott and versatile GWS tall Adam Tomlinson. Both are unrestricted free agents...

Kelly keen to call Eagles home

GEELONG star Tim Kelly has once again declared that he wants to continue his AFL career with West Coast, the prolific midfielder asking the Cats to get a deal done during the upcoming trade period. Kelly, who’s...

Ellis departs Punt Road

TWO-time Richmond premiership winger Brandon Ellis is set to join Gold Coast after informing the Tigers he intends to explore AFL free agency. After 176 games in eight seasons at Punt Road, Ellis is expected to...