AFL News

Falcons outclassed

GEELONG Falcons were left smarting after copping their heaviest defeat of the NAB League season in an 87-point thumping from Oakleigh Chargers on Sunday. The Falcons fielded 14 bottom-age players at Avalon Airport Oval and didn’t have any clear winners. However, coach Luke Daffy said onballer Charlie Lazzaro and wingman Noah Gribble...

Roos topple Saints in Hobart

A COMBINED 10 goals from Cameron Zurhaar and Nick Larkey and a blistering first term have propelled North Melbourne to a 39-point AFL win over St Kilda in Hobart. The in-form Kangaroos kept touch with the...

Dees hold off Blues in a tense finish

JAYDEN Hunt has booted a clutch goal at the death to salvage Melbourne a nailbiting five-point win over Carlton in their bottom-four AFL clash at the MCG. Hunt booted three majors on Sunday while Tom McDonald struck...

Naughton stars as Dogs upset Cats

THE AFL premiership race has taken another twist, with the resurgent Western Bulldogs stunning ladder-leaders Geelong by 16 points at Marvel Stadium. Young gun Aaron Naughton booted two clutch majors in Saturday night’s final quarter, as...

Power thrash Crows in Showdown

PORT Adelaide’s Robbie Gray has masterminded a 57-point belting of arch foes Adelaide in their AFL grudge match. The Power produced a third-term battering of the Crows in their comprehensive 15.11 (101) to 5.14 (44) win at...

Percentage boost for Tigers

TALK quickly turned to next week’s opposition as Richmond thrashed Gold Coast Suns at Metricon Stadium – and that was just at halftime. The Tigers clinched a percentage-boosting 92-point AFL win over the Suns, icing the result...

AFL Round 16 – Essendon vs. Sydney Swans

ESSENDON has overcome the late withdrawal of star skipper Dyson Heppell and a stern challenge by Sydney to score a gritty 10-point win at the MCG. The Swans led by three points at three-quarter time, but the...

Bombers leave it late to beat Swans

ESSENDON has overcome the late withdrawal of star skipper Dyson Heppell and a stern challenge by Sydney to score a gritty 10-point win at the MCG. The Swans led by three points at three-quarter time, but the...

Hawks surge to hand another loss to Pies

ALARM bells are ringing for Collingwood after Hawthorn made a superb late charge to prevail by four points at the MCG and consign the Magpies to consecutive AFL losses. Friday’s clash had all the makings of a...

Dogs bullish about beating Cats

IT wasn’t too long ago that Geelong enjoyed a big win over the Western Bulldogs, but Luke Beveridge believes his AFL side has gathered plenty of momentum since their last meeting. The Dogs challenged the ladder...

Patience key for McGovern

CARLTON caretaker coach David Teague has asked Blues fans to show patience towards underperforming AFL star Mitch McGovern. McGovern has kicked just 17 goals from 12 games since joining Carlton from Adelaide this season and the...