AFL News

Giant requests trade to Hawks

HAWTHORN is set to lure another No.1 AFL draft pick away from GWS with key forward Jonathon Patton declaring he wants to be traded to the Hawks. Patton, the first player selected at the 2011 draft, has played 89 games for the Giants but has undergone three knee reconstructions and didn’t...

Papley asks for Blues move

DAYS after finishing fourth in Sydney’s best and fairest voting, small forward Tom Papley has told the club he wants an AFL trade to Carlton. But Papley is contracted to the Swans until at least 2021 and...

Lucy’s tough call

A DESIRE to study paramedicine has been a key factor in Lucy McEvoy choosing a Melbourne-based club over Geelong to commence her AFLW career. The two-time Geelong Falcons best-and-fairest is now tipped to go inside the...

Assistance for struggling Suns

THE AFL has handed Gold Coast the top two picks in this year’s draft as part of an “assistance package” for the struggling club. The Suns already held the No.1 choice due to finishing at the...

Longmuir to lead Dockers

COLLINGWOOD assistant Justin Longmuir has been appointed head coach of AFL club Fremantle. The 38-year-old former Dockers player has been signed on a three-year deal, replacing Ross Lyon who was sacked last month. It’s believed Longmuir was chosen...

Cat a key as trade period looms

RICHMOND’S premiership celebrations will still be in full swing on Monday but the focus for AFL clubs will quickly switch to the looming free agency and trade periods where Geelong’s Tim Kelly and Adelaide duo Josh...

Two out of three ain’t bad for Tigers

RICHMOND has confirmed its new dynasty, crushing GWS by 89 points in the most-lopsided AFL grand final in 12 years. The 17.12 (114) to 3.7 (25) thrashing on Saturday at the MCG gives the Tigers their second flag...

No injury issues for Dusty

RICHMOND megastar Dustin Martin insists he’s fit for Saturday’s AFL grand final and is ready for whatever the physical Giants bring. Martin dismissed the leg injury suffered in the Tigers’ preliminary final win over Geelong and...

Giant set to be grand final target

GWS star Lachie Whitfield fully expects to be targeted in Saturday’s AFL grand final but insists he is fully recovered from his recent appendix surgery. Nine days after going under the knife, Whitfield trained with the...

Crows forward seeks new home

JOSH Jenkins is set to depart Adelaide after the Crows and the key forward agreed to explore a move in the AFL trade period. Jenkins fell out of favour this year and the Crows said on Wednesday...

Ryder requests trade to Saints

PORT Adelaide ruckman Paddy Ryder has requested an AFL trade to St Kilda. The 2017 All Australian ruckman had been linked with a return to Essendon but has settled on the Saints as his destination of...