AFL News

Steven returns to training

AFL star Jack Steven said he felt “nice and healthy” as he returned to Geelong’s headquarters on Monday, a little more than a week after he was hospitalised with a stab wound. The midfielder fronted for training, with AFL players were set to resume full-contact drills for the first time since...

Dusty eyes another flag

RICHMOND superstar Dustin Martin is adamant a third AFL premiership would mean just as much as the first two – even if it comes during the coronavirus-affected 2020 season. The Tigers’ flag defence was put on...

Cautious approach for Hawks

HAWTHORN will take a wary approach to next week’s return to full contact training as the AFL edges closer to its June 11 season restart. AFL players were able to train at their clubs in groups...

“He was the victim of something quite serious”

THE pending return of the AFL season took a backseat when Geelong coach Chris Scott faced the media on Thursday, with the recent hospitalisation of midfielder Jack Steven very much front and centre. Scott confirmed he...

Treloar injures calf at training

ADAM Treloar’s injury woes have continued but Collingwood are hopeful the midfielder will be available for their round two AFL match. The 27-year-old injured his calf during the Magpies’ training session on Monday. He was taking part in...

Roo makes most of shutdown

NORTH Melbourne skipper Jack Ziebell is in better shape coming out of the AFL season shutdown than he was for round one, according to coach Rhyce Shaw. Ziebell has impressed Shaw this week, as has the general...

Crows out of quarantine

THE 16 Adelaide players who broke AFL coronavirus training protocols have been released from quarantine. The players received a one-game ban, suspended for the season, from the AFL after training in two groups of eight while self-isolating...

No return date for Daniher

ESSENDON has not put a date on Joe Daniher’s AFL return with coach John Worsfold unable to confirm whether the injury-prone forward will feature this season. Daniher was limited to just 11 games across 2018 and 2019...

Clubs raring to go

AFL clubs will re-open their doors on Monday as the competition’s players return to small-group training sessions. Right across the league, players can begin training in groups of eight on Monday, before a return to whole...

Steven in hospital

GEELONG midfielder Jack Steven is in hospital after being injured in an incident on Saturday night, the club has confirmed. “Jack is in hospital and recovering. The club’s concern is for Jack’s health and well being,”...

Young Blue named AFLW’s best

STAR Carlton midfielder Madison Prespakis has become the first teenager to collect the AFL women’s best-and-fairest. Last year’s Rising Star winner only got better in her second season, polling 15 votes to finish three ahead of Fremantle’s...