AFL News

Hot Bulldogs too strong for Giants

THE Western Bulldogs have brought up a club record fourth-straight win after downing Greater Western Sydney by 25 points in a commanding AFLW display. Led superbly by forwards Bonnie Toogood and Isabel Huntington, the Bulldogs were too classy for the Giants and ran out winners 7.5 (47) to 3.4 (22) at...

Drought over for Tigers

AFTER 386 days and 11 matches, Richmond has emphatically broken through for their first-ever AFLW victory, smashing a woeful Geelong by 47 points at Kardinia Park. Led brilliantly by star duo Monique Conti and Katie Brennan,...

Tigers to unfurl two flags

AFL powerhouse Richmond will unfurl two premiership flags in front of 50,000 people at the MCG with the Victorian government increasing the capacity of spectator numbers at sporting events. The Tigers, who have won the last...

Danger signs good for Cats

PATRICK Dangerfield moved well as Geelong got their first look at Jeremy Cameron alongside Tom Hawkins in a two-point practice-match win over Collingwood. Zach Tuohy pulled out after suffering a back spasm during the warm-up at GMHBA...

Roo ruled out of practice match

NORTH Melbourne midfielder Ben Cunnington will miss their opening practice match against St Kilda on Thursday under the AFL’s new stringent concussion protocol. The Kangaroos had hoped the veteran could line up against the Saints in their...

Blue loses at AFLW Tribunal

REIGNING AFLW best-and-fairest winner Madison Prespakis has been ruled out of Saturday’s crunch clash with North Melbourne after her dangerous tackle charge was upheld at the Tribunal. Carlton star Prespakis was offered a one-match ban by...

Injury concerns for Blues

A HAMSTRING complaint has left injury-plagued Mitch McGovern as one of several Carlton stars racing to be fit for the AFL season opener. The versatile tall had impressed the Blues’ fitness staff over summer before a...

No rift with coach: Cotchin

RICHMOND captain Trent Cotchin insists his relationship with Damien Hardwick remains tight despite a tumultuous off-season for the three-time AFL premiership coach. Hardwick’s private life has made tabloid headlines since the Tigers completed a stunning grand...

Don out with mystery illness

ESSENDON has fears over Michael Hurley’s immediate AFL playing future with the key defender struck down by a mysterious infection. The 30-year-old is recovering at home after spending time in hospital and the Bombers are unsure...

Staunton stars as Giants outlast Eagles

A DOMINANT performance from Irish forward Cora Staunton has helped GWS defeat West Coast by 20 points in western Sydney, extending the visitors’ winless AFLW season. Staunton booted four goals and created several others to help the...

Dogs upset Dees

MELBOURNE found out the hard way that possession is only nine-tenths of the law as it slumped toits first loss of the AFLW season in a 13-point defeat to the Western Bulldogs. Most of the major indicators on...