AFL News

Port doubt on pair’s fitness

PORT Adelaide remain uncertain if injured stars Robbie Gray and Tom Jonas will return for a road stretch that could define their AFL season. Co-captain Jonas (calf) has missed the past four games and Gray (broken hand) the last three, with the pair to face fitness tests later this week. The eighth-placed Power...

Giants smash Blues

THE blowtorch is back on AFL cellar dwellers Carlton after they suffered a demoralising 93-point loss away to GWS Giants on Sunday. The 20.18 (138) to 7.3 (45) result represented the Blues’ (1-8) biggest loss of the...

Tigers overcome injury-hit Hawks

A STAR turn by Dustin Martin has fired Richmond to a 36-point win over an injury-depleted Hawthorn at the MCG. The Brownlow Medal winner was influential from the outset on Sunday, finishing with 37 possessions and...

Power overcomes a plucky Suns

PORT Adelaide has banked a slogging 38-point win against Gold Coast to climb back into the AFL’s top eight. The Power prevailed 13.11 (89) to 7.9 (51) on Sunday on a rain-soaked Adelaide Oval to rise from...

Ankle concern for star Cat

PATRICK Dangerfield is in doubt for Geelong’s next couple of AFL matches after spraining his right ankle late in Saturday’s 44-point win over the Western Bulldogs. Otherwise, it’s pretty much all blue skies for the table-topping Cats....

Swans deny Roos in Hobart thriller

AN undermanned and inspired Sydney has turned North Melbourne’s Hobart fortress into a house of pain, prevailing by five points in a spiteful AFL encounter. Already missing Lance Franklin, Sydney scratched Josh Kennedy (quad) from Saturday...

Dons hold off late Docker surge

STAR recruit Dylan Shiel has booted two late goals to help Essendon to a nail-biting seven-point AFL win over Fremantle at Marvel Stadium. Shiel kicked his first two majors for the Bombers during a pressure-packed final...

Fort’s night as Cats put away Dogs

MATURE-aged recruit Darcy Fort has made a dream AFL debut with three goals for fast-finishing Geelong who have downed the Western Bulldogs by 44 points at GMHBA Stadium to remain a game clear atop the...

Lions hold on to claim a thriller over Crows

BRISBANE has survived an Adelaide comeback to claim a one-point AFL win over the Crows at the Gabba on Saturday. The Lions appeared to be cruising to victory when they opened up a 26-point lead in the...

Pies swoop late to roll Saints

STEELE Sidebottom has starred for Collingwood who have stormed clear in the last quarter for a 41-point win over St Kilda at the MCG. After a solid challenge from the Saints, Collingwood kicked six goals to one...

Eagles overcome plucky Dees

LIAM Ryan has produced a mark of the year contender to help lift West Coast to a 16-point win over Melbourne at Optus Stadium. The Demons were on track to post an upset victory after opening...