AFL News

Coniglio hurt as Tigers beat GWS

RICHMOND has continued the MCG misery for GWS, who have lost star onballer Stephen Coniglio to a knee injury early in their 27-point AFL loss. The Tigers opened their seven-game MCG stretch on Sunday with a convincing 13.16 (94) to 9.13 (67) win in sodden conditions. While Richmond is on a three-game winning...

Crows maul insipid Suns

ADELAIDE has made the most of a woeful Gold Coast performance to charge back into the AFL winner’s list. Defeated by Geelong and rivals Port Adelaide in the past two weeks, the Crows couldn’t have had a...

Loss to Cats adds pressure on Saints

GEELONG has overcome a spirited St Kilda by 27 points at GHMBA Stadium in a result that could yet prove fatal to Alan Richardson’s coaching tenure. Saturday night’s 12.12 (84) to 8.9 (57) win puts the Cats...

Late goal seals big Bombers win

ANTHONY McDonald-Tipungwuti’s snapped goal with 17 seconds left has snatched a critical five-point AFL win for Essendon over North Melbourne. In a pulsating Saturday twilight duel at Marvel Stadium, it was the only Essendon goal of the...

Hawks finals hopes stay alive

HAWTHORN has kept its AFL top-eight hopes alive and dealt Fremantle’s finals chances a blow with a gritty 31-point win in Launceston. The Hawks fended off a Nat Fyfe-inspired comeback from the Dockers, who conceded the first five...

Blues stun Swans in Sydney

THE Carlton AFL revival has continued with a seven-point win over Sydney at a windswept SCG on Saturday. The Blues had a 19-point final quarter lead slashed to seven, but held on to record a 9.15...

Pies bounce back in a thriller

COLLINGWOOD has revived its top-two hopes with a pulsating one-point win over West Coast in an epic grand final re-match at Optus Stadium. The Magpies lost defender Darcy Moore to a hamstring injury in the opening term...

No limit for Bulldogs: Bevo

PREMIERSHIP coach Luke Beveridge knows anything can happen in September and has declared the Western Bulldogs’ best football is good enough to make them a serious AFL contender. The Bulldogs have been on a hot streak since...

Scott not concerned by form dip

GEELONG coach Chris Scott isn’t alarmed by recent losses by his competition-leading AFL side, saying they aren’t alone in their rollercoaster form. “Alert but not alarmed” is how Scott described the Cats’ form on Tuesday, which follows...

Doubts linger over sore Heppell

ESSENDON coach John Worsfold is unsure when Dyson Heppell will be cleared to return to the Bombers’ AFL line-up as the skipper continues to struggle with a sore foot. Heppell was a late withdrawal from the...

Mixed injury news for Doggies

WESTERN Bulldogs midfielder Tom Liberatore will test his injured knee this week in a bid to play against Melbourne, but Mitch Wallis remains frustrated as his recovery from an ankle injury drags on. Liberatore had surgery to...