AFL News

Phillips sparks Crows in win over Lions

ADELAIDE star Erin Phillips has led the Crows to a 12-point AFLW win against Brisbane on a scorching Sunday afternoon. The two-time premiership player kicked four goals, including a fourth-quarter sealer, in the 6.9 (45) to 5.3 (33) win in 30-plus degrees heat at Hickey Park. Phillips also had 21 disposals and eight...

Pies keep Roos goalless

COLLINGWOOD has registered four straight AFLW wins for the first time, underlining their premiership credentials with an impressive 20-point triumph over North Melbourne. Gun midfield trio Brianna Davey, Brittany Bonnici and Jaimee Lambert were superb for...

Dockers make light work of Suns

FREMANTLE forward Roxy Roux has kicked a goal-of-the-year contender in her team’s Kiara Bowers-inspired 49-point AFLW win over Gold Coast at Fremantle Oval. The Dockers were held scoreless in the opening term, but Roux ensured their...

Saints add to Cats misery

ST KILDA has piled more misery on winless Geelong with a crushing 29-point AFLW victory over the Cats. The Saints were tested early at RSEA Park but ran away with the contest in the third term...

McCartin links up with Swans

PADDY McCartin will take his most significant step towards an AFL return by playing for Sydney’s reserves, with the key forward eyeing the mid-season draft as he seeks to move on from his concussion hell. McCartin,...

Bont comfortable on contract

MARCUS Bontempelli insists Western Bulldogs fans have nothing to be nervous about despite the out-of-contract star entering his second season as captain with questions hanging over his future. Bontempelli is one of a host of big...

Covid causes $23m loss for AFL

THE AFL has recorded a loss of almost $23 million in 2020 but has avoided “financial armageddon” which some experts feared could bankrupt the league during the height of the COVID-19 pandemic. AFL commission chair Richard...

Lions survive early fright to beat Eagles

BRISBANE has absorbed an early West Coast surge to thump the Eagles by 45 points and stay unbeaten in the AFLW. The Lions led by one at half-time despite the Eagles dominating inside 50s and incredibly...

Dimma talks distractions

RICHMOND coach Damien Hardwick has revealed he addressed the Tigers’ playing group about his marriage breakdown immediately on his return to the AFL club after an extended off-season break. The three-time premiership coach has left his...

Pies hold off plucky Tigers

COLLINGWOOD remains unbeaten this AFLW season after accounting for struggling Richmond by 17 points. The Magpies inflicted more pain on the Tigers, as they led from start to finish at Punt Rd on Sunday to run...

Dockers perfect start continues

FREMANTLE’S perfect start to the AFLW season has continued, with Kiara Bowers starring in a commanding 30-point win over Adelaide at Norwood Oval. In hot conditions on Sunday, the Dockers overcame a scoreless first quarter to...