AFL News

Bont, Jamarra star in Dogs win

Western Bulldogs captain Marcus Bontempelli starred to help his side firm up a spot in the AFL’s top four with an 11-point win over a stubborn Gold Coast. The Suns battled bravely against their more fancied opponents but the class of Bontempelli (36 disposals) and the Bulldogs midfield steered the visitors...

Power holds off late Saints challenge

PORT Adelaide has jumped back into the AFL top-four after holding on for a crucial 13-point win over St Kilda at an empty Marvel Stadium. Barely anything about Saturday’s contest was pretty as both teams struggled...

Injury ends Dusty’s season

RICHMOND superstar Dustin Martin will not play again this AFL season after suffering significant kidney damage. The triple Norm Smith medallist was taken to hospital after coming off second best in a collision with Brisbane hard...

Jack stars, Dusty hurt in crucial Tigers’ win

JACK Riewoldt has produced a starring six-goal performance in his 300th game as Richmond stunned Brisbane by 20 points to put their AFL finals hopes back on track. With their season shaky at 7-9, Richmond snapped...

Star Blue sidelined

CARLTON has suffered a huge blow ahead of Sunday’s AFL clash with traditional rivals Collingwood, with co-captain Patrick Cripps ruled out through soreness. It comes after the midfield warrior was limited to 19 disposals in last...

Dogs to experiment with Jamarra

WESTERN Bulldogs coach Luke Beveridge expects a more settled Jamarra Ugle-Hagan to take a step forward in his fledgling AFL career against Gold Coast on Saturday. Last year’s No.1 draft pick made his long-awaited debut when...

Cats go top with big win over Freo

FREMANTLE’S return to primetime has ended in disaster after Rory Lobb and Sean Darcy suffered injuries in an embarrassing 69-point loss to Geelong at Optus Stadium. The Cats kicked eight goals to one in the first...

Five clubs headed for Queensland

NORTH Melbourne and Essendon will join a growing list of AFL clubs shifting to Queensland as concern grows about the latest COVID-19 outbreak in Victoria Sydney and GWS flew out of Melbourne on Thursday morning after...

Moves to reunite families

AFL chief executive Gillon McLachlan is confident the league will be able to come to an arrangement with state governments that will see families of Sydney and GWS players join them in Victoria. Players and staff...

Coach backs Cotch

RICHMOND coach Damien Hardwick has defended Trent Cotchin in the face of growing criticism of the three-time AFL premiership captain. A form slump in recent weeks has sparked questions outside the club – rightly or wrongly...

Captaincy mark within Joel’s reach

GEELONG skipper Joel Selwood is a chance to surpass Stephen Kernahan’s record for most games as an AFL/VFL club captain after signing a new one-year contract with the Cats. But the combative midfielder is no certainty...