AFL News

Pre-season setback for De Goey

JORDAN de Goey has suffered a minor setback in his bumper AFL pre-season with the Collingwood ace to miss up to two weeks of training with an abdominal strain. The Magpies say the 24-year-old will miss at least a week of full training but do not expect the injury to put...

Racism response apology

UNDER-siege Collingwood president Eddie McGuire admits he got it wrong when labelling a leaked report that uncovered systemic racism at the AFL club as a proud day for the Magpies. An independent investigation – commissioned by...

Scully announces retirement

HAWTHORN winger Tom Scully has retired from the AFL, saying he has lost his passion for the game. The former No.1 draft pick who also had stints at Melbourne and Greater Western Sydney recently stepped away from...

Pies vow to end “systemic racism”

COLLINGWOOD has vowed to implement all 18 recommendations from a damning report that found the AFL club guilty of “systemic racism” and urged significant changes to ensure it eliminates that “toxic” culture. The independent report, submitted...

Setback for Buddy

SYDNEY coach John Longmire has confirmed AFL superstar Lance Franklin suffered another injury setback last week. Franklin, 34, failed to play a game last season as hamstring and groin injuries kept him sidelined. The key forward had been...

Pies guilty of “systemic racism”

AN independent investigation has found Collingwood guilty of “systemic racism” and recommended significant changes to ensure the AFL club eliminates that “toxic” culture. The review found racism at Collingwood has resulted in “profound and enduring harm”...

Lions too much for Tigers to bare

THE Brisbane Lions have made a flying start to their campaign for a maiden AFLW title with a comprehensive 29-point win over Richmond at the Swinburne Centre. The Lions, twice losing grand finalists, are off and...

Kangas too classy for Cats

NORTH Melbourne has sent an early warning shot to AFLW rivals with a 62-point demolition of Geelong, keeping the Cats goalless until late in the last quarter. Preliminary finalists last year, the Kangaroos were ruthless at...

Phillips stars, Crows beat Eagles

ADELAIDE midfielders Erin Phillips and Ebony Marinoff have put in star displays to help lift their team to a 38-point AFLW win over West Coast at Mineral Resources Park. The Crows led by just five points...

Paxman stars in Demons win over Suns

DOMINANT midfielder Karen Paxman has helped fire AFLW premiership fancies Melbourne to a 21-point win over Gold Coast in their season opener. Paxman had 25 disposals in a prolific display as Tegan Cunningham, Kate Hore and...

Winning start for Saints

ALL-Australian forward Caitlin Greiser has lifted St Kilda to a thrilling nine- point, opening-round AFLW victory over the Western Bulldogs. One of the breakout stars of last season, Greiser picked up where she left off in...