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2020 February
  • Wed, Feb 26, 2020
    Richmond star Trent Cotchin predicts the AFL bushfire relief match will be much more than a glorified pre-season training run for Victoria and the All-Stars.
  • Wed, Feb 26, 2020
    There will be plenty of excitement amongst West Coast Eagles fans when new recruit Tim Kelly is unleashed in an AFL trial against Essendon on Thursday.
  • Tue, Feb 25, 2020
    Brisbane Lions vice-captain Harris Andrews says he's been impressed by how recruits Callum Ah Chee and Grant Birchall have integrated into the AFL club.
  • Tue, Feb 25, 2020
    Essendon assistant coach Mark Harvey expects Conor McKenna to return to the club from Ireland next week and be available for round one of the AFL season.
  • Tue, Feb 25, 2020
    Former Essendon defender and Victoria representative Mark Harvey has called for State of Origin to become an annual fixture on the AFL calendar once more.
  • Tue, Feb 25, 2020
    Collingwood AFLW star Ash Brazill hopes to play in Netball Australia's bushfire relief match two days after the Magpies take on Melbourne at Marvel Stadium.
  • Mon, Feb 24, 2020
    Melbourne coach Simon Goodwin says injury-prone midfield livewire Harley Bennell won't be ready to play at AFL level until at least half-way through the season.
  • Mon, Feb 24, 2020
    West Coast may not be able to get their complete midfield unit on the park before round one as Tim Kelly attempts to build chemistry with his new teammates.
  • Mon, Feb 24, 2020
    He claimed 46 disposals and kicked a goal but even Brisbane Lions midfielder Lachie Neale has room for improvement following a pre-season loss to Port Adelaide.
  • Mon, Feb 24, 2020
    The AFL's match review officer Michael Christian has offered North Melbourne's Marley Williams a two-game ban for a head-high bump on an opponent.
  • Mon, Feb 24, 2020
    Port Adelaide midfielder Tom Rockliff says teammate Steven Motlop is primed to finally make a lasting impact at the AFL club.
  • Mon, Feb 24, 2020
    Melbourne coach Simon Goodwin says Jack Viney remains "all in" despite losing the club captaincy to All-Australian ruckman Max Gawn for the 2020 AFL season.
  • Sun, Feb 23, 2020
    AFL coach Damien Hardwick was among those at Richmond who reached out to AFLW captain Katie Brennan after her difficult start to the season.
  • Sun, Feb 23, 2020
    Geelong captain Joel Selwood is expected to face Essendon in the Cats' final AFL pre-season fixture after missing Saturday's 68-point loss to Gold Coast.
  • Sun, Feb 23, 2020
    Adelaide have scored a hard-fought 11-point win over a brave Geelong at GMHBA Stadium to get the Crows' AFLW premiership defence back on course.
  • Sun, Feb 23, 2020
    Simon Goodwin says Melbourne will soon announce their AFL leadership structure, while a number of key players will soon return from injury.
  • Sun, Feb 23, 2020
    He's well aware it's only one AFL pre-season game but Gold Coast coach Stuart Dew believes Saturday's 68-point win over Geelong is a template to follow in 2020.
  • Sun, Feb 23, 2020
    Charlie Dixon has given Port Adelaide fans a glimpse of what might lie ahead this season with a four-goal haul in an AFL pre-season win over Brisbane.
  • Sat, Feb 22, 2020
    Western Bulldogs star Marcus Bontempelli has already found a rich vein of form ahead his appearance for Victoria in next week's AFL bushfire relief match.
  • Sat, Feb 22, 2020
    Draftee Matthew Rowell and several other Gold Coast recruits have shone in the Suns' 68-point AFL pre-season win over Geelong at Metricon Stadium.
  • Sat, Feb 22, 2020
    Fremantle have emerged three-point winners over Collingwood to secure their third straight AFLW victory, keeping them top of the Conference B ladder.
  • Sat, Feb 22, 2020
    Adelaide coach Matthew Nicks says he relished taking the reins for the first time and his team will learn from their AFL pre-season loss to Melbourne.
  • Fri, Feb 21, 2020
    Gold Coast draftee Matthew Rowell admits it is hard to keep a lid on his excitement as he pushes for a round one AFL debut for the Suns.
  • Fri, Feb 21, 2020
    All eyes were on Majak Daw in his comeback match, but it was Marcus Bontempelli who starred in the Western Bulldogs' AFL pre-season win over North Melbourne.
  • Fri, Feb 21, 2020
    Fremantle will rely heavily on youngsters Brennan Cox and Griffin Logue in defence this season following serious injuries to Joel Hamling and Alex Pearce.
  • Fri, Feb 21, 2020
    Western Bulldogs coach Luke Beveridge concedes Aaron Naughton is in doubt for AFL round one, with the key forward set to undergo arthroscopic knee surgery.
  • Fri, Feb 21, 2020
    Ball magnet Tom Mitchell racked up 21 disposals in three quarters on return from a year out with a broken leg in Hawthorn's AFL pre-season defeat to St Kilda.
  • Fri, Feb 21, 2020
    Western Bulldogs forward Aaron Naughton could be facing a delayed start to the 2020 AFL season as he prepares to undergo surgery on his right knee.
  • Fri, Feb 21, 2020
    St Kilda coach Brett Ratten was pleased to see a revamped attack fire on all cylinders with eight goal kickers in the AFL pre-season win over Hawthorn.
  • Thu, Feb 20, 2020
    Adelaide's AFLW coach Matthew Clarke says star player Erin Phillips won't return from a knee injury against Geelong on Sunday.
  • Thu, Feb 20, 2020
    Lance Franklin has resumed running but coach John Longmire says Sydney won't unleash the superstar until they're confident he can get through the AFL season.
  • Thu, Feb 20, 2020
    Tim Membrey and Jack Lonie kicked four goals apiece as St Kilda celebrated their return to Moorabbin with a 21-point AFL pre-season win over Hawthorn.
  • Thu, Feb 20, 2020
    North Melbourne coach Rhyce Shaw says he's excited to see Majak Daw back, with the defender included in their AFL pre-season match against Western Bulldogs.
  • Thu, Feb 20, 2020
    St Kilda players, coaches and staff will honour Danny Frawley with an annual AFL pre-season bonding trip to the late club legend's family farm near Ballarat.
  • Wed, Feb 19, 2020
    GWS coach Leon Cameron has praised their new leadership consultant, former NRL star Cooper Cronk, for establishing a great rapport with his AFL players.
  • Wed, Feb 19, 2020
    Richmond coach Damien Hardwick doesn't expect Alex Rance to return to the club and has played down chances of the Tigers luring Darcy Moore from Collingwood.
  • Wed, Feb 19, 2020
    Sydney and All Stars coach John Longmire says AFL players will always relish any chance to experience representative football and play alongside rivals.
  • Wed, Feb 19, 2020
    Dylan Roberton has overcome health concerns and welcomed the added responsibility of an official leadership role at St Kilda as he plots his AFL comeback.
  • Tue, Feb 18, 2020
    The AFL has released figures confirming nine players earned more than a $1 million last season, with two superstars being paid in excess of $1.2 million.
  • Tue, Feb 18, 2020
    Damien Hardwick faced some tough decisions when picking the Victorian team for the AFL's bushfire relief game, but the hardest related to Dion Prestia.
  • Tue, Feb 18, 2020
    Collingwood defender Darcy Moore will reportedly be thrown a lucrative offer by Richmond, but his manager Liam Pickering has denied any talks with the Tigers.
  • Tue, Feb 18, 2020
    Gold Coast prospect Izak Rankine believes his injury curse has turned into a blessing as he eyes of a long-awaited AFL debut for the Suns in 2020.
  • Mon, Feb 17, 2020
    Carlton face just one of last year's top-six teams in the opening eight rounds of 2020 and are eager to kick the season off with a bang against Richmond.
  • Mon, Feb 17, 2020
    Jack Darling earned his first All-Australian jumper last season, and the star West Coast forward is tipped to take his game to an even higher level in 2020.
  • Sun, Feb 16, 2020
    Carlton AFLW coach Daniel Harford has dismissed Collingwood defender Stacey Livingstone's description of star Blues forward Tayla Harris as 'useless'.
  • Sun, Feb 16, 2020
    Stacey Livingstone has caused a stir with her assessment of high-profile Carlton forward Tayla Harris after Collingwood's AFLW win over their arch rivals.
  • Fri, Feb 14, 2020
    Richmond were totally outclassed by Carlton in their first AFLW match and coach Tom Hunter says the experience will hold them in good stead against Gold Coast.
  • Fri, Feb 14, 2020
    Delisted by Carlton and GWS in the space of two seasons, Bec Privitelli's career was at a key juncture before a fork-in-the-road call led to her AFLW revival.
  • Fri, Feb 14, 2020
    Sam Gray, who has been learning from fellow small forward Tom Papley since joining Sydney, says his new AFL team will have a potent forward line in 2020.
  • Thu, Feb 13, 2020
    Brisbane Lions forward Jessica Wuetschner has been stood down from Sunday's AFLW match against Geelong as she continues her recovery from a lightning strike.
  • Thu, Feb 13, 2020
    Collingwood midfielder Bri Davey faces a fitness test on Friday as she attempts to overcome a leg injury in time to face former club Carlton in round two.
  • Thu, Feb 13, 2020
    A breakthrough AFL season for Brisbane in 2019 has seen Dayne Zorko retain the captaincy and two others added to what is now a nine-man leadership group.
  • Wed, Feb 12, 2020
    Brisbane Lions veteran Stef Martin believes he and his teammates are hungry for another AFL finals bite after their first taste of the action last season.
  • Wed, Feb 12, 2020
    Lance Franklin will be back running soon but Sydney coach John Longmire says his AFL club wants the superstar to have a good block of training before he plays.
  • Wed, Feb 12, 2020
    Lin Jong is set for an extended stint on the sidelines after he and Western Bulldogs teammate Easton Wood suffered hamstring injuries at training.
  • Wed, Feb 12, 2020
    Hawthorn president Jeff Kennett has confirmed he will bow out of the AFL club at the end of season, ending his second stint in charge of the Hawks.
  • Wed, Feb 12, 2020
    Richmond have moved on from their AFLW debut and are eyeing a maiden win against Gold Coast. Defender Phoebe Monahan is playing a key role in that progression.
  • Wed, Feb 12, 2020
    Former Port Adelaide star Paddy Ryder will be a headline act when St Kilda unleash their string of new recruits during the AFL pre-season series this month.
  • Tue, Feb 11, 2020
    Fremantle's Stephanie Cain and West Coast's Ashton Hill have become the latest AFLW players to suffer season-ending knee injuries.
  • Tue, Feb 11, 2020
    Essendon's AFL season preparations have taken a hit with Tom Bellchambers undergoing knee surgery and Conor McKenna returning to Ireland due to homesickness.
  • Tue, Feb 11, 2020
    Richmond's success late last season using two specialist ruckmen won't necessarily make it an AFL-wide phenomenon in the eyes of Brisbane tall Stefan Martin.
  • Mon, Feb 10, 2020
    Star midfielder Marcus Bontempelli wants his Western Bulldogs to keep their feet on the ground amid soaring expectations for the 2020 AFL season.
  • Mon, Feb 10, 2020
    GWS coach Leon Cameron is confident Zac Williams, who along with Jeremy Cameron could be a free agent after the 2020 AFL season, will sign a new deal soon.
  • Mon, Feb 10, 2020
    Western Bulldogs recruits Alex Keath and Josh Bruce are fit and ready to play for their new club during the pre-season series.
  • Mon, Feb 10, 2020
    Danielle Marshall had an imediate impact when she made history as the first American to lace up the boots on an AFLW field.
  • Mon, Feb 10, 2020
    Collingwood's Bri Davey is in line to play against Carlton after being cleared of serious injury, but Nadia von Bertouch will miss the rest of the AFLW season.
  • Sun, Feb 09, 2020
    After almost 700 days on the sidelines including having twins, Daisy Pearce has made a solid AFLW return by captaining Melbourne to victory.
  • Sun, Feb 09, 2020
    Nadia von Bertouch suffered a knee injury as the Western Bulldogs proved too good for St Kilda in their AFLW season opener at Moorabbin, winning by 25 points.
  • Sat, Feb 08, 2020
    Carlton's young star Madison Prespakis is prepared to be targeted by opponents all season, but proved she can fight her way through the extra attention.
  • Sat, Feb 08, 2020
    A new AFLW record for most touches in a game was no consolation for Adelaide's Anne Hatchard after the Crows suffered a shock loss to Brisbane Lions.
  • Sat, Feb 08, 2020
    GWS have held on to claim a one-point win over AFLW newcomers Gold Coast in the lowest-scoring match in elite Australian rules football history.
  • Sat, Feb 08, 2020
    The Brisbane Lions have upset defending AFLW champions Adelaide by 13 points in their season opener despite a record-breaking effort by Anne Hatchard.
  • Sat, Feb 08, 2020
    Daisy Pearce took on a new role as she made her long-awaited return to the AFLW stage in Melbourne's opening-round win over North Melbourne.
  • Sat, Feb 08, 2020
    A breakout performance from youngster Eden Zanker has helped Melbourne to a come-from-behind two-point win over North Melbourne in their AFLW opener.
  • Fri, Feb 07, 2020
    Brisbane forward Lincoln McCarthy has developed enough trust in his previously unreliable body to focus fully on improving his football for the 2020 AFL season.
  • Fri, Feb 07, 2020
    GWS captain Alicia Eva is one of few AFLW players able to spend most of their time at the club, where she works as a development coach in the men's program.
  • Thu, Feb 06, 2020
    Geelong superstar Gary Ablett is keen to play in the AFL's bushfire charity match at Marvel Stadium, according to teammate Patrick Dangerfield.
  • Thu, Feb 06, 2020
    Carlton's Chloe Dalton is confident she can juggle the Blues' AFLW season with her rugby sevens training commitments as she pushes for a berth at Tokyo 2020.
  • Thu, Feb 06, 2020
    Callum Ah Chee is hoping to become the latest Brisbane Lions recruit to reignite a stalled AFL career following his trade from Queensland rivals Gold Coast.
  • Thu, Feb 06, 2020
    Richmond forward Sabrina Frederick says the Tigers are ready to write their own chapter in AFLW history when they take on Carlton in Friday's season opener.
  • Wed, Feb 05, 2020
    Less than four months on from becoming the face of the AFLW's collective bargaining agreement negotiations, Darcy Vescio is proud of the progress made.
  • Wed, Feb 05, 2020
    Essendon general manager of football Dan Richardson has explained why Zach Merrett was left out of the Bombers' leadership group for 2020.
  • Wed, Feb 05, 2020
    Collingwood star Chloe Molloy will play her first AFLW game since major foot injury when the Pies host West Coast in their season-opener at Victoria Park.
  • Tue, Feb 04, 2020
    Refreshed and back in love with the game, inaugural Richmond captain Katie Brennan says the Tigers are out to make their mark in their maiden AFLW season.
  • Mon, Feb 03, 2020
    Fast facts about the 14 AFLW clubs contesting the fourth season of the competition.
  • Mon, Feb 03, 2020
    Reigning AFLW premiers Adelaide are battling a mounting injury list to start the 2020 season, as Melbourne, North Melbourne and Richmond eye their crown.
  • Mon, Feb 03, 2020
    After years of injuries and off-field troubles, former Gold Coast and Fremantle midfielder Harley Bennell looks likely to sign an AFL contract with Melbourne.
  • Sat, Feb 01, 2020
    Last year's beaten AFL grand finalists GWS hope to play a home-and-away match in California next year, according to a report.
2020 January
  • Fri, Jan 31, 2020
    Richmond livewire Jack Higgins was reduced to tears as doctors told him he could be paralysed or even die if dangerous brain surgery went awry.
  • Fri, Jan 31, 2020
    Sydney ruckman Sam Naismith has declared himself right to play in the Swans' pre-season games after missing the last two years following a knee reconstruction.
  • Fri, Jan 31, 2020
    Gold Coast midfielder Touk Miller believes young gun Izak Rankine is ready to show the AFL just what he can do after an injury-free pre-season.
  • Thu, Jan 30, 2020
    Gold Coast captain David Swallow believes the AFL club is already benefiting from the experience and maturity of recruit Brandon Ellis.
  • Wed, Jan 29, 2020
    The AFL will monitor the coronavirus outbreak in China ahead of a proposed match between St Kilda and Port Adelaide in May.
  • Tue, Jan 28, 2020
    Gaelic football star Cathal McShane has yet to let Irish club Tyrone know his final decision over a proposed move to the AFL.
  • Mon, Jan 27, 2020
    They combined to win Richmond an AFL premiership last year so Tigers' big man Ivan Soldo sees no reason to abandon the pair's dual ruck roles.
  • Fri, Jan 24, 2020
    Grant Birchall endured tough finals losses before Hawthorn's AFL flag three-peat and he is planning to pass that experience on to his new Brisbane teammates.
  • Mon, Jan 20, 2020
    Former Western Bulldogs captain Katie Brennan's move to Richmond has been one of the most talked about of the AFLW off-season, but she hasn't looked back.
  • Mon, Jan 20, 2020
    After a season full of injury and trade speculation, St Kilda defender Jake Carlisle says his fifth AFL season at the club will be his best one yet.
  • Fri, Jan 17, 2020
    Richmond coach Damien Hardwick says the door remains ajar for Alex Rance to backflip on his retirement but wants his former defender to be happy.
  • Fri, Jan 17, 2020
    RIchmond and Victoria coach Damien Hardwick says February's bushfire relief AFL game could be the catalyst to see the return of State of Origin in the future.
  • Wed, Jan 15, 2020
    The AFL has written to all 18 clubs asking them to make eight players available for selection for the bushfire relief match to be held at Marvel Stadium.
  • Wed, Jan 15, 2020
    GWS have rejigged their leadership group for the 2020 AFL season, calling up foundation players Toby Greene and Jeremy Cameron plus Lachie Whitfield.
  • Tue, Jan 14, 2020
    Collingwood veteran Travis Varcoe's AFL pre-season program has suffered a major setback with the speedy midfielder to have shoulder surgery.
  • Mon, Jan 13, 2020
    Carlton veteran Marc Murphy's ankle injury is nowhere near as serious as initially feared, with scans revealing minor damage which will see him miss two weeks.
2019 December
  • Thu, Dec 12, 2019
    Dual premiership captain and Adelaide Crows star player Erin Phillips is hoping to play in round one of the 2020 AFLW season after recovering from an ACL tear.
  • Thu, Dec 12, 2019
    North Melbourne chairman Ben Buckley and his Hawthorn counterpart Jeff Kennett say their AFL clubs remain committed to playing four games a season in Tasmania.
  • Thu, Dec 12, 2019
    After Richmond capped the season with a brutal AFL grand final demolition of GWS, five clubs will head into next season on the back of coaching changes.
  • Tue, Dec 10, 2019
    Tom Hawkins is confident he, Esava Ratugolea and Josh Jenkins will be able to play together in a revamped Geelong forward line next AFL season.
  • Mon, Dec 09, 2019
    The Dockers have been boosted by positive news on the injury front surrounding Jesse Hogan and Alex Pearce, and dismissed concerns over Michael Walters.
  • Mon, Dec 09, 2019
    Collingwood could secure their first father-daughter selection, with Tarni Brown - daughter of club great Gavin - to train with their AFLW team over summer.
  • Wed, Dec 04, 2019
    Harley Bennell is targeting a return to full training in January as part of his rehabilitation program under new Melbourne fitness boss Darren Burgess.
  • Wed, Dec 04, 2019
    Forget filling the leadership role of ex-teammate Luke Hodge, Brisbane recruit Grant Birchall simply hopes a change of clubs can revive his AFL career.
  • Tue, Dec 03, 2019
    While they have come under fire from Kane Cornes, Brisbane midfielder Lachie Neale says this year's AFL finals exit will motivate the Lions to improve in 2020.
  • Tue, Dec 03, 2019
    Harley Bennell has commenced training at Melbourne as he looks to earn a third chance in the AFL while the Demons have signed former Bomber Mitch Brown.
  • Tue, Dec 03, 2019
    Gold Coast Suns have signed Neil Craig as a part-time consultant in a move expected to provide much needed support for coach Stuart Dew.
  • Mon, Dec 02, 2019
    West Coast are still in the dark about when Willie Rioli's tampering case will be heard, but it's highly likely the goalsneak will miss all of next AFL season.
  • Mon, Dec 02, 2019
    Gold Coast recruits Matt Rowell and Noah Anderson have a famous friendship so it's no surprise the Suns' AFL draftees are now living together in Queensland.
  • Mon, Dec 02, 2019
    As Richmond's senior players returned to training for the first time since their AFL premiership, captain Trent Cotchin says they won't rest on their success.
2019 November
  • Wed, Nov 27, 2019
    Amid speculation that Stephen Silvagni is about to leave Carlton, the Blues list boss played plenty of shots on Wednesday night at the draft.
  • Wed, Nov 27, 2019
    West Coast goalsneak Willie Rioli appears almost certain to miss all of 2020 through suspension, with the Eagles to take a team approach to fill the void.