AFL News

Matches moved to Tassie

TASMANIA will host two AFL games on the same weekend for the first time in round 14 after the league moved more fixtures away from Melbourne amid ongoing COVID-19 issues. North Melbourne will host Brisbane at Hobart’s Blundstone Arena on Saturday, with Hawthorn to play Essendon at Launceston’s UTAS Stadium on...

Pies deliver perfect ending for Bucks

COLLINGWOOD has delivered the perfect farewell gift to departing coach Nathan Buckley with a rousing 17-point win over AFL ladder leaders Melbourne at the SCG. Down by four points at quarter-time, Collingwood led by 16 points...

Kennedy kicks winner as Tigers sink Eagles

JOSH Kennedy has nailed a snap from the boundary line with 40 seconds remaining to lift West Coast to a pulsating four-point win over Richmond in front of 50,834 fans at Optus Stadium. The Tigers looked...

Ryder a target of racism

AFL stars have quickly joined Paddy Ryder in condemning a racist social media post directed at the Indigenous player after St Kilda’s six-point loss to Adelaide. The post also took aim at Saints ruckman Ryder’s mental...

Roos and Giants share the points

GREATER Western Sydney’s final hopes are hanging by a thread after falling just short of a miraculous AFL comeback in a 94-all draw with last-placed North Melbourne. The Kangaroos held a 28-point lead heading into the...

Crows pinch a thriller in Cairns

EMERGING Adelaide forward Riley Thilthorpe has proven the hero as the Crows reeled in a 36-point deficit to pinch a stunning six-point victory over St Kilda. The Crows kicked the final seven goals on Saturday night...

Pearce stars as Freo rolls Suns

ALEX Pearce has upstaged Matt Rowell in the battle of the comebacks to lead Fremantle to a 27-point AFL win over Gold Coast in front of 27,318 fans at Optus Stadium. Star Suns midfielder Rowell, playing...

Hawks crush Swans as Mitchell stars

TOM Mitchell has piloted Hawthorn to a 38-point upset win over Sydney at the SCG, upstaging Lance Franklin to snap the visitors’ five-game AFL losing streak in style. Franklin’s 11th outing against the Hawks, whose third...

Cameron stars as Cats down Port

PRIZED recruit Jeremy Cameron booted five goals as Geelong put another dent in Port Adelaide’s AFL premiership credentials with a 21-point win on Thursday night. Cameron was the game-breaker with three last-quarter goals in Geelong’s stirring...

Clarko committed to Hawks

ALASTAIR Clarkson plans on seeing out his contract to coach Hawthorn in 2022, lamenting the “instability” caused throughout the AFL by Nathan Buckley’s mid-season departure from Collingwood. Four-time premiership mentor Clarkson loomed as an obvious candidate...

Tarrant to return for Roos

VETERAN defender Robbie Tarrant will return against Greater Western Sydney as North Melbourne eye a resurgence in the second half of their AFL season. Tarrant hasn’t played all season after having a small lump removed from...