AFL News

Cunnington spark for Roos

ON the comeback following his cancer battle, Ben Cunnington is providing a significant boost for downtrodden North Melbourne. The veteran midfielder has been ramping up his training schedule at Arden St as he eyes a remarkable return to the AFL. The Kangaroos have not had much to smile about this season as...

Tigers unsure on Martin impact

RICHMOND coach Damien Hardwick says there’s some doubt about the output of Dustin Martin when he returns from illness for Saturday’s AFL clash against Geelong. The Tiger ace missed last week’s win against Carlton because of...

Zorko blow for Lions

BOTH Brisbane and Melbourne will enter their top-of-the-table AFL clash without their captain after Lions’ skipper Dayne Zorko was ruled out with a hamstring injury. Zorko travelled with the side on Wednesday but coach Chris Fagan...

Suspended fine for De Goey

AFL star Jordan De Goey has been handed a $25,000 suspended fine by Collingwood and has apologised for his “disrespectful” conduct while partying in Bali. Footage emerged on social media last week of De Goey, who...

May to return from club ban

MELBOURNE will rush back defender Steven May from a club-imposed suspension as coach Simon Goodwin again dismisses claims he has behaviour issues. May was banned by the Demons for one match for brawling with teammate Jake...

Powell injury sours Suns win

GOLD Coast has overcome the loss of Wil Powell to a horrific leg injury, beating Adelaide by 43 points in a boost for their AFL finals hopes. The Suns triumphed 18.8 (116) to 10.13 (73) at...

Dogs overrun Giants in a shootout

THE Western Bulldogs have kept their finals hopes alive with a 20-point victory in an AFL shootout with arch-rivals GWS at Giants Stadium. The goals flowed in a blistering and even contest until the Bulldogs kicked...

Cats overcome Eagles scare

TOM Hawkins has registered his 700th AFL goal as Geelong overcame a major scare to post an 18-point win over West Coast at Optus Stadium. The Cats were expected to stroll to victory against a bottom-of-the-table...

Power keeps finals hopes alive

PORT Adelaide has overcome the loss of two injured players to down Sydney by 23 points and revive their AFL finals hopes. The Power triumphed 12.10 (82) to 8.11 (59) at Adelaide Oval on Saturday to...

Relieved Dons snap losing streak

JAKE Stringer’s crucial third-quarter contribution has helped Essendon find a circuit-breaker in its horror AFL season with a 35-point upset of St Kilda. The Bombers, missing prolific ball-winner Darcy Parish through injury, did it the hard...

Tigers hold off late Blues rally

BOOKENDS Tom Lynch and Dylan Grimes have helped Richmond to a 15-point win over a fast-finishing Carlton, lifting it back into the AFL’s top eight. The Tigers, with three goals from Lynch and Grimes keeping Charlie...