AFL News

Magpies hold off Blues

CARLTON’S No.1 draft pick Sam Walsh was nearly the hero as Collingwood held on for a four-point AFL pre-season win in Morwell. Walsh had a shot at goal with less than a minute left from 50m, but couldn’t kick straight enough. The ball went through for a behind and it was the...

Saints duo out of hospital

ST KILDA duo Dylan Roberton and Paddy McCartin have been released from hospital, but concerns remain about their wellbeing. McCartin was concussed for the eighth time in his career in Sunday’s AFL pre-season game against Western...

Gaff forgiven, Eagles win trial derby

ANDREW Gaff and Andrew Brayshaw put on a public show of reconciliation before West Coast put Fremantle to the sword in a 51-point pre-season win in Mandurah. Gaff copped an eight-week suspension last year for his...

Fears for McCartin as Saints beat Dogs

DOUBT surrounds the playing futures of key St Kilda pair Paddy McCartin and Dylan Roberton, who require further testing after suffering health scares in the Saints’ AFL pre-season win over the Western Bulldogs. McCartin suffered the...

Blues in finals box seat

CARLTON has surged to the top of AFLW’s Conference B after a critical 16-point win over the Brisbane Lions at Melbourne’s Ikon Park. The two sides entered the match level on two wins, but Carlton’s superior...

Crows hold off Giants to stay top

A TOUGH-tackling Adelaide has mustered up every ounce of determination to overcome Greater Western Sydney by 32 points in their AFLW clash. Hosting the Giants in the first AFLW match played at Adelaide’s Unley Oval, the...

Swans too good for injury-hit Suns

SYDNEY has thumped a youthful Gold Coast outfit by 42 points in an AFL pre-season game, with the Suns suffering some key injury issues. The Swans kicked seven straight goals either side of half-time at Oakes...

Tigers come from behind to roll Hawks

THREE goals to Jack Riewoldt and a captain’s effort from Trent Cotchin has helped Richmond pull off a rousing comeback to beat Hawthorn by eight points in their final AFL pre-season hit-out in Launceston. The Tigers...

Dees pip Dogs in a thriller

A CLUTCH goal from Tegan Cunningham has kept Melbourne’s AFLW finals hopes alive, with the Demons beating the Western Bulldogs by a point. Melbourne’s 5.9 (39) to 6.2 (38) win in the second game of Saturday’s...

Confidence boost for Lions

MELBOURNE is counting the cost from of seven-point AFL pre-season loss to Brisbane, with boom recruit Steven May and star tagger James Harmes potentially in doubt to face Port Adelaide in their season opener. May might...

Roos set-up blockbuster final round clash

NORTH Melbourne remains in the AFLW finals hunt and have continued Collingwood’s miserable season with a 22-point win. The Kangaroos’ 7.11 (53) to 5.1 (31) win on Saturday afternoon, in game one of a Marvel Stadium...