AFL News

AFL to investigate Pie’s injury

THE AFL will investigate whether the leg injury suffered by Collingwood’s Isaac Quaynor was the result of an opponent wearing boots with illegal metal studs. Quaynor was hurt during the dying stages of the Magpies’ narrow win over Sydney on Thursday night when he tackled Sydney debutant Sam Wicks. Wicks’ boots accidentally...

Naughton a likely in for the Dogs

WESTERN Bulldogs coach Luke Beveridge has tempered expectations for key forward Aaron Naughton’s likely AFL return from an ankle injury. The 20-year-old will be a vital inclusion as the Dogs attempt to defeat Brisbane at the Gabba...

Butler helps Saints to pip Suns

ST KILDA has rallied for a fourth-straight AFL win to shoot to second on the ladder, again storming home in a see-sawing contest to defeat Gold Coast by four points. The Saints trailed by nine points inside...

Pies stars hurt in grinding win

COLLINGWOOD has survived a massive scare brought about by their own woeful inaccuracy in front of goal and lost three key players to injuries in a tense nine-point win over Sydney at the Gabba. Will Hoskin-Elliott, Adam...

Dees trounce Crows

MELBOURNE forward Sam Weideman has slotted three goals in a 51-point hammering of winless Adelaide in Wednesday night’s AFL match. The Demons responded to a week in the AFL furnace with a 13.10 (88) to 5.7...

Miers stars as Cats see off Roos

A CAREER-best performance from Gryan Miers has helped a wasteful Geelong cruise to a 33-point AFL win over North Melbourne at the Gabba. The Cats’ first-half yips, coming a day after Brisbane’s sloppy goal-kicking ruined any...

Homesick McKenna back in frame

ESSENDON coach John Worsfold has revealed Conor McKenna missed last week’s loss to Brisbane due to homesickness, but he expects the defender to return to action against GWS on Friday night. McKenna flew home to Ireland in...

Tigers too good for wayward Lions

RICHMOND has extended its 11-year AFL winning run over Brisbane with a 41-point victory at Metricon Stadium. The Tigers punished a wasteful Brisbane to claim a 12.10 (82) to 4.17 (41) victory and move up to third...

Tigers win in three-way trade

RICHMOND has added two more Sarahs to their AFLW team as they target experience in a bid to improve on a winless season. A day after recruiting ace Carlton midfielder Sarah Hosking, the Tigers have traded in...

Power a step closer to finals

LADDER-leaders Port Adelaide produced a stunning surge to overwhelm the Western Bulldogs by 13 points in Monday night’s AFL game. Port’s ruthless third quarter laid the platform for the 8.7 (55) to 5.12 (42) win at...

Cotchin doing it “tough”

RICHMOND coach Damien Hardwick understands Trent Cotchin has offered to pay a hefty fine after his wife breached the AFL’s COVID-19 protocols. The Tigers were issued a $20,000 fine after the captain’s wife Brooke visited a...