AFL

Thu 21 May 2020

Eddie fumes over AFL ’insult’

Eddie fumes over AFL ’insult’

Eddie McGuire has torched the AFL over a “snub” he says he has never forgotten, saying he’ll play the long game to get his way.

Wed 20 May 2020

Magpie star set to miss Tigers showdown

premium_icon Magpie star set to miss Tigers showdown

Collingwood midfield jet Adam Treloar is the latest casualty of AFL’s training reboot after scans revealed an injury setback.

Injury setback for Port Power star Gray

premium_icon Injury setback for Port Power star Gray

Port Adelaide star Robbie Gray is suspected to have injured himself during a weights mishap. All that and more in today’s rolling AFL coverage.

Tue 19 May 2020

Olympian booted off oval by footy club

Olympian booted off oval by footy club

A Melbourne oval was not big enough for both Collingwood coach Nathan Buckley and Olympic sprinter Morgan Mitchell during a bizarre run-in.

Mon 18 May 2020

Temperature checks as AFL players hit training track

premium_icon Temperature checks as AFL players hit training track

AFL players have returned to their clubs as preparations for the season’s restart ramp up.

Stabbed AFL star refuses police queries

Stabbed AFL star refuses police queries

AFL star Jack Steven has reportedly refused opportunities to inform police how he ended up in hospital with alleged stab wounds.

How AFL clubs are protecting their stars from COVID-19

premium_icon How AFL clubs are protecting their stars from COVID-19

Players are back at clubs today but not as we know it. Clubs want to take a strategic approach to training

Robinson: Cats will not abandon Steven

premium_icon Robinson: Cats will not abandon Steven

Steven arrived at Geelong from St Kilda with baggage, but that doesn’t mean his new club will abandon him at the first hint of trouble, writes Mark Robinson.

Sun 17 May 2020

AFL prepares for shock 29-year first

AFL prepares for shock 29-year first

The Men’s T20 Cricket World Cup threatens to dismantle the 2020 AFL calendar, and move the Grand Final away from the MCG for the first time since 1991.

Double the fun: AFL hints at revamped fixture

premium_icon Double the fun: AFL hints at revamped fixture

AFL fixture chief Travis Auld has provided a first hint at what the revamped 2020 season could look like.

Sat 16 May 2020

Ex-AFL player reveals strip club sacking

Ex-AFL player reveals strip club sacking

Former AFL player player Brock McLean has detailed the brutal phone call he received while sitting half a world away in a strip club.

Fri 15 May 2020

The family of sporting freaks tutored by legends

premium_icon The family of sporting freaks tutored by legends

Former South Sydney and Roosters grade player Troy Rugless didn’t have to think twice when selecting two athletes to mentor his talented sons through the peaks and...

AFL season restart date revealed

AFL season restart date revealed

The AFL has told clubs what day the season will resume as more details emerge about the league’s plan to get back on the field.

Thu 14 May 2020

AFL return plan in doubt after bombshell

AFL return plan in doubt after bombshell

The AFL may need to rethink their proposed restart date after South Australian health officials dropped a bombshell on Gillon McLachlan.

Wed 13 May 2020

TV deal: The monster sum AFL stands to lose

premium_icon TV deal: The monster sum AFL stands to lose

Shortened games and less rounds are set to have a significant financial impact on the AFL.

AFL relaunch in limbo: League’s plan slammed by health chiefs

premium_icon AFL relaunch in limbo: League’s plan slammed by health...

South Australia has delivered a fresh blow to the AFL’s already troubled comeback bid, backing away from providing its clubs special permission to avoid strict 14-day...

Tue 12 May 2020

Crows dodge big AFL draft bullet after training breach

premium_icon Crows dodge big AFL draft bullet after training breach

The Adelaide Crows could have been dealt a much harsher penalty than the one handed down on Monday afternoon, having avoided fines and a loss of draft picks in a year...

Mon 11 May 2020

Footy is back after huge announcement

Footy is back after huge announcement

Victorian Premier Daniel Andrews has declared his state is ready for footy to be back, announcing special exemptions for the return of professional sport.

Equipment loans keep players, families fit in lockdown

premium_icon Equipment loans keep players, families fit in lockdown

A local sports club has made sure its equipment doesn’t go to waste, lending it out to players to keep their fitness up

Star deletes wife TikTok after backlash

Star deletes wife TikTok after backlash

AFL champion Joel Selwood has removed a video of him using wife Brit as a cleaning apparatus in a video that’s sparked a social media storm.

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