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2021 August
  • Sun, Aug 01, 2021
    The heat is set to intensify on Gold Coast coach Stuart Dew after his team slumped to a 98-point loss to Melbourne at Marvel Stadium.
  • Sun, Aug 01, 2021
    Luke Breust kicked three goals before hobbling off with a knee injury as Hawthorn registered an impressive 12-point win over Brisbane.
2021 July
  • Sat, Jul 31, 2021
    Queensland's snap three-day lockdown has resulted in three AFL matches being relocated, while several clubs have jetted out of the state.
  • Sat, Jul 31, 2021
    David Teague is backing himself to remain as Carlton coach despite Alastair Clarkson's exit from Hawthorn being brought forward to the end of this AFL season.
  • Sat, Jul 31, 2021
    High-flying Geelong have extended their AFL winning streak to five games with a 20-point victory over North Melbourne at Hobart's Blundstone Arena.
  • Sat, Jul 31, 2021
    A failed succession plan and a snap COVID-19 lockdown in Queensland will serve as unwanted distractions when Hawthorn and Brisbane lock horns in Launceston.
  • Sat, Jul 31, 2021
    With their midfield dominant, the Western Bulldogs have registered a convincing 49-point victory over Adelaide in Ballarat.
  • Fri, Jul 30, 2021
    David Noble's North Melbourne have shown signs of growth in recent weeks, but face a huge challenge against high-flying Geelong in Hobart on Saturday.
  • Fri, Jul 30, 2021
    Essendon coach Ben Rutten says his defenders are up for the challenge of containing a dynamic Sydney forward line in their round-20 AFL clash.
  • Fri, Jul 30, 2021
    A timeline of Alastair Clarkson and Sam Mitchell's shared time at Hawthorn, following Clarkson's departure from the Hawks.
  • Fri, Jul 30, 2021
    West Coast coach Adam Simpson says he may continue with using Jeremy McGovern as a back-up ruckman in order to ease the load on sore swingman Oscar Allen.
  • Fri, Jul 30, 2021
    Hawthorn have confirmed that master coach Alastair Clarkson will leave at the end of the season, rather than seeing out a coaching succession plan next year.
  • Fri, Jul 30, 2021
    The Western Bulldogs and Essendon will open round 21 with a Friday night clash, while Collingwood will play Hawthorn in Tasmania.
  • Thu, Jul 29, 2021
    Western Bulldogs coach Luke Beveridge says clubs should not be told how to train after the AFL wrapped up an investigation into a boxing incident at Hawthorn.
  • Thu, Jul 29, 2021
    Collingwood stars Steele Sidebottom, Taylor Adams and Jeremy Howe will all be given a shot at captaining the Magpies in Scott Pendlebury's absence.
  • Thu, Jul 29, 2021
    The future of Essendon veteran Cale Hooker is up in the air after the 32-year-old was axed despite being the team's leading goalkicker this season.
  • Thu, Jul 29, 2021
    Geelong coach Chris Scott says the signs are looking okay for captain Joel Selwood to recover from a cork in time for his side's match against North Melbourne.
  • Thu, Jul 29, 2021
    The AFL has reached an agreement with the Queensland government for Melbourne and Port Adelaide to play their respective matches on the Gold Coast this week.
  • Thu, Jul 29, 2021
    AFL club North Melbourne are wishing experienced midfielder Ben Cunnington a speedy recovery after he had surgery to remove a testicular tumour.
  • Wed, Jul 28, 2021
    Melbourne have slipped to third on the AFL ladder, with just two of their past six matches, but they're confident of bouncing back against Gold Coast.
  • Tue, Jul 27, 2021
    Brisbane Lions' top-four hopes hinge on a two-week road trip in which they will fly straight from Launceston to Perth after Sunday's clash with Hawthorn.
  • Mon, Jul 26, 2021
    A crowd of up to 10,000 will be allowed to attend North Melbourne's clash with Geelong at Blundstone Arena on Saturday, but all attendees have to wear masks.
  • Mon, Jul 26, 2021
    Collingwood high-flyer Jeremy Howe is set to make a long-awaited AFL return against West Coast after more than three months on the sidelines.
  • Mon, Jul 26, 2021
    Zac Williams and Eddie Betts have been added to a growing injury list at Carlton, heaping more pressure on the AFL club's under-fire football department.
  • Mon, Jul 26, 2021
    Esava Ratugolea kicked a career-high four goals to play a key role in Geelong's big win over Richmond and is an intriguing piece of the Cats' AFL flag bid.
  • Mon, Jul 26, 2021
    Lance Franklin has been slapped with a one-match striking ban for his high elbow on Fremantle's Luke Ryan and is set to miss Sydney's AFL clash with Essendon.
  • Sun, Jul 25, 2021
    Former Richmond premiership hero Alex Rance was one of his team's best players in a one-off VFL appearance for Essendon against Queensland club Southport.
  • Sun, Jul 25, 2021
    An errant elbow has put Sydney star Lance Franklin in hot water as the Swans claimed a 14.14 (98) to 8.10 (58) AFL win over Fremantle at Metricon Stadium.
  • Sun, Jul 25, 2021
    Patrick Dangerfield starred and Tom Hawkins and Esava Ratugolea kicked four goals each as Geelong belted last year's grand final foes Richmond at the MCG.
  • Sun, Jul 25, 2021
    Fremantle coach Justin Longmuir believes captain Nat Fyfe's 2021 AFL season is almost certainly over after he re-injured his right shoulder against Sydney.
  • Sun, Jul 25, 2021
    Simon Goodwin isn't ready to hit the panic button just yet despite his Melbourne side losing top spot on the AFL ladder in the midst of a poor run of form.
  • Sun, Jul 25, 2021
    Adelaide coach Matthew Nicks reckons building the right winning culture is more important to him than snapping up a potential young star like Jason Horne.
  • Sun, Jul 25, 2021
    A snapshot of round 19 in the AFL, where the Western Bulldogs and Geelong underlined their flag credentials with big wins and Sydney continued to impress.
  • Sat, Jul 24, 2021
    St Kilda forward Max King has booted a career-best six goals after taking eight contested marks in his team's eight-point loss to West Coast.
  • Sat, Jul 24, 2021
    Geelong's Shaun Higgins will have to wait at least another week to mark his 250th AFL game after pulling out of the match against Richmond with knee soreness.
  • Fri, Jul 23, 2021
    Gillon McLachlan says the AFL is formulating a COVID-19 vaccine education program for those in the league and will be urging players and staff to get the jab.
  • Fri, Jul 23, 2021
    Hawthorn mentor Alastair Clarkson says he has a commitment with the club to see out his full contract as part of a coaching transition with Sam Mitchell.
  • Fri, Jul 23, 2021
    Western Bulldogs key forward Josh Schache returns for his second game of the AFL season in Saturday night's top-of-the-table clash with Melbourne at the MCG.
  • Fri, Jul 23, 2021
    Reigning AFL premiers Richmond will attempt to kick-start their finals bid without superstar Dustin Martin against high-flying Geelong on Sunday.
  • Fri, Jul 23, 2021
    Boom Adelaide youngster Riley Thilthorpe is staying with the Crows until at least the end of the 2025 AFL season after signing a new three-year contract.
  • Thu, Jul 22, 2021
    The AFL Players' Association and GWS coach Leon Cameron have backed the league's call to push on with the season rather than bring forward the pre-finals bye.
  • Thu, Jul 22, 2021
    Essendon's Dylan Shiel could play his first AFL game since round two after being named to face GWS while Richmond will regain Shane Edwards against Geelong.
  • Thu, Jul 22, 2021
    Carlton coach David Teague says the AFL return of Charlie Curnow won't be rushed, with the star forward needing more lower grade time under his belt.
  • Thu, Jul 22, 2021
    Former Collingwood president Eddie McGuire believes the Magpies have become a "laughing stock" as off-field tensions continue to boil over at the AFL club.
  • Wed, Jul 21, 2021
    Gold Coast's Metricon Stadium will host an AFL double-header on Sunday, with the Essendon-GWS clash confirmed in the evening timeslot.
  • Wed, Jul 21, 2021
    Melbourne's Bayley Fritsch has been accused of being a "faux tough guy" of the AFL but his coach has no issue with the forward's approach to the game.
  • Wed, Jul 21, 2021
    Star Bulldogs midfielder Josh Dunkley says it was a crazy moment receiving a text message from the government informing him of the need to immediately isolate.
  • Wed, Jul 21, 2021
    Brisbane star Hugh McCluggage says the onus is on the Lions' midfield to lift with Eric Hipwood's absence already being felt by the AFL premiership hopefuls.
  • Wed, Jul 21, 2021
    Sam Mitchell says he and Alastair Clarkson will be able to work well together at Hawthorn despite ongoing speculation over the AFL club's coaching handover.
  • Wed, Jul 21, 2021
    St Kilda ruckman Rowan Marshall has been receiving lots of texts and calls from his teammates and club staff while he sits through the boredom of isolation.
  • Wed, Jul 21, 2021
    Jake Stringer has signed a three-year deal to remain at Essendon but Cale Hooker is yet to be given any guarantees by the AFL club over his playing future.
  • Tue, Jul 20, 2021
    GWS are hopeful Bobby Hill will be able to return to their Queensland hub in the coming weeks despite the AFL forward returning to locked-down Sydney.
  • Tue, Jul 20, 2021
    Brisbane are confident a shoulder knock which forced Lachie Neale to finish the AFL club's training early on Tuesday is not a serious concern.
  • Tue, Jul 20, 2021
    The challenges keep on piling up for Sydney but Swans coach John Longmire is not spending any time focusing on the increased difficultly of the AFL season.
  • Mon, Jul 19, 2021
    Geelong's bid to have its grand final rematch against Richmond played at GMHBA Stadium has been rejected, while Sydney will now host Fremantle in Queensland.
  • Mon, Jul 19, 2021
    Carlton forward Charlie Curnow has completed three quarters of a scratch match as he eyes an AFL comeback after more than two years on the sidelines.
  • Mon, Jul 19, 2021
    Western Bulldogs AFL midfielder Josh Dunkley has started 14 days of home quarantine after visiting a cafe that was a Tier 1 coronavirus exposure site.
  • Sun, Jul 18, 2021
    Carlton have kicked nine of the last 10 goals to run over the top of traditional rivals Collingwood at the MCG and keep their slim AFL finals hopes alive.
  • Sun, Jul 18, 2021
    Essendon have overcome a sluggish start against North Melbourne to defeat the Kangaroos by 18 points and remain right in the thick of the finals race.
  • Sun, Jul 18, 2021
    Midfielder Toby McLean has had a second successive AFL season ended prematurely by injury after hurting his right knee again at Western Bulldogs training.
  • Sun, Jul 18, 2021
    Melbourne and Hawthorn have played out the second draw of the AFL season, sparking renewed calls for the league to end all matches with a winner and loser.
  • Sun, Jul 18, 2021
    GWS' AFL match against Sydney went ahead despite 15 players and staff members from the two clubs being ruled out after attending a COVID exposure site.
  • Sat, Jul 17, 2021
    North Melbourne coach David Noble believes his side can continue to build on a strong run of form since the bye when they take on Essendon at Metricon Stadium.
  • Sat, Jul 17, 2021
    Collingwood and Carlton last played in front of more than 50,000 people but the old AFL rivals will have to settle for an empty MCG this time around.
  • Sat, Jul 17, 2021
    Sydney take on GWS in a derby with a twist on the Gold Coast on Sunday as a new wave of talent continues to drive the Swans' rise back up the AFL ladder.
  • Fri, Jul 16, 2021
    Hawthorn coach Alastair Clarkson has urged his developing players to use the final six rounds of the AFL home-and-away season as a launching pad into 2022.
  • Fri, Jul 16, 2021
    Fremantle's top-eight hopes have suffered a huge blow after key players were cut down by injury in their 69-point AFL loss to Geelong.
  • Fri, Jul 16, 2021
    No.1 draft pick Jamarra Ugle-Hagan has retained his spot in the Western Bulldogs' line-up to face Gold Coast on Saturday despite a quiet debut last week.
  • Fri, Jul 16, 2021
    St Kilda will follow a similar path to the Western Bulldogs by spending a week under tight restrictions imposed by the Western Australia state government.
  • Thu, Jul 15, 2021
    Forgotten Carlton forward Charlie Curnow will be eased back through the VFL, playing about 60 minutes for the Blues' reserves team in his long-awaited comeback.
  • Thu, Jul 15, 2021
    Fremantle big man Sean Darcy has shot into All-Australian calculations on the back of a career-best year in which he has announced himself as an elite ruckman.
  • Wed, Jul 14, 2021
    Melbourne coach Simon Goodwin was pleased with Ben Brown's AFL return and will give the key forward another chance to impress against Hawthorn this week.
  • Wed, Jul 14, 2021
    Damien Hardwick has thrown his support behind under-fire Richmond skipper Trent Cotchin as the reigning back-to-back premiers fight for an AFL finals spot.
  • Tue, Jul 13, 2021
    Fremantle are sitting seventh on the AFL ladder following their 62-point win over Hawthorn, but they'll need to pull off some upsets to make the finals.
  • Tue, Jul 13, 2021
    Gold Coast expect Hugh Greenwood to be ready for day one of the 2022 AFL pre-season after scans revealed a torn MCL in the tough utility's right knee.
  • Tue, Jul 13, 2021
    Brisbane coach Chris Fagan says he'll turn to some novices in a bid to fill the hole left by Lions forward Eric Hipwood's season-ending knee injury.
  • Mon, Jul 12, 2021
    Western Bulldogs forward Jamarra Ugle-Hagan had just seven disposals on his highly anticipated AFL debut against Sydney but remains in the selection mix.
  • Mon, Jul 12, 2021
    Charlie Curnow has not played a game since 2019 due to knee problems but the ace Carlton forward is set to return to football through the Blues' VFL side.
  • Mon, Jul 12, 2021
    Kangaroos ruckman Todd Goldstein has set a new AFL/VFL record and also kicked the sealing goal in his team's stunning 10-point win over West Coast in Perth.
  • Mon, Jul 12, 2021
    Brisbane forward Eric Hipwood will miss the rest of the Lions' AFL premiership tilt, as well as most of next season, after scans confirmed an ACL rupture.
  • Mon, Jul 12, 2021
    Port Adelaide assistant coach Brett Montgomery says his AFL club's flag hopes shouldn't be written off despite another loss to a top-four opponent.
  • Mon, Jul 12, 2021
    Sydney's AFL derby between GWS and the Swans will be held in Ballarat as the clubs face the prospect of remaining in Victoria for the rest of the season.
  • Sun, Jul 11, 2021
    Geelong plan for Joel Selwood and Luke Dahlhaus to return against Fremantle but Gary Rohan could have to prove his fitness amid a tight five-day AFL turnaround.
  • Sun, Jul 11, 2021
    West Coast have been heavily criticised following their AFL capitulation to Sydney, and they will be aiming to bounce back in Monday's clash with the Kangaroos.
  • Sun, Jul 11, 2021
    Richmond coach Damien Hardwick says he will keep believing in the Tigers while there's a "pulse" after the reigning premiers crashed to a fourth straight loss.
  • Sun, Jul 11, 2021
    Brisbane coach Chris Fagan says he is shattered for forward Eric Hipwood, who went down with an ACL injury in the Lions' upset AFL defeat to St Kilda.
  • Sun, Jul 11, 2021
    A snapshot of round-17 of the AFL season, as reigning premiers Richmond stumbled to a fourth straight loss to sit at 7-9 and in danger of missing finals.
  • Sat, Jul 10, 2021
    Jacob Hopper will play his 100th AFL game when GWS host Gold Coast in Ballarat, the town that kickstarted the midfielder's rapid rise as a footballer.
  • Sat, Jul 10, 2021
    Western Bulldogs spearhead Josh Bruce will marshal a forward line that will include prized debutant Jamarra Ugle-Hagan in Sunday's clash with Sydney.
  • Sat, Jul 10, 2021
    Liam Ryan and Andrew Gaff are among West Coast's inclusions to face North Melbourne, with the Eagles making six changes to the team that was thrashed by Sydney.
  • Sat, Jul 10, 2021
    Hawthorn defender Changkuoth Jiath could be sidelined for the remainder of the season after suffering a knee injury in a 62-point AFL loss to Fremantle.
  • Sat, Jul 10, 2021
    Collingwood interim coach Robert Harvey says the Magpies are preparing for Richmond to find their best form when the traditional AFL rivals clash at the MCG.
  • Sat, Jul 10, 2021
    Adelaide defender Tom Doedee suffered suspected concussion and blurred vision from a collision with Essendon's Anthony McDonald-Tipungwuti on Friday night.
  • Sat, Jul 10, 2021
    Only percentage keeps St Kilda out of the AFL's top-eight as the Saints upset Brisbane after the Lions lost forward Eric Hipwood to a serious knee injury.
  • Fri, Jul 09, 2021
    As a No.1 draft pick, Jamarra Ugle-Hagan has had a long wait for his AFL debut, but only a series of unfortunate events prevented it from being much earlier.
  • Fri, Jul 09, 2021
    Carlton can draw on last year's impressive victory over Geelong as they attempt to spring another upset over the Cats and secure their third consecutive win.
  • Fri, Jul 09, 2021
    Adelaide were held to their lowest score in club history as Essendon moved to within touching distance of the AFL top-eight with a 63-point win on Friday night.
  • Fri, Jul 09, 2021
    Adelaide will relish their prime-time AFL clash with Essendon but are well aware of the danger the pacy, dynamic Bombers pose when they're up and going.
  • Fri, Jul 09, 2021
    Irish recruit James Madden's worth has been revealed by coach Chris Fagan, who has welcomed the dashing defender back only a week after finger surgery.
  • Fri, Jul 09, 2021
    Back-to-back thrashings have killed off West Coast's top-four hopes, but Jeremy McGovern says it's not time to get the "sledgehammer out and whack blokes".
  • Fri, Jul 09, 2021
    Sydney Stack will make his AFL return for injury-decimated Richmond when the Tigers attempt to snap their three-game losing streak against Collingwood.
  • Thu, Jul 08, 2021
    Melbourne's Christian Petracca has kicked three goals in a 31-point win against Port Adelaide which takes the Demons back to the top of the AFL ladder.
  • Thu, Jul 08, 2021
    St Kilda coach Brett Ratten says injury-hit midfielder Dan Hannebery will play in the VFL this Sunday, edging closer to his first AFL match of the year.
  • Thu, Jul 08, 2021
    St Kilda's Brett Ratten says it is a reality all AFL coaches will be looking over their shoulder now Alastair Clarkson is on his way out of Hawthorn.
  • Thu, Jul 08, 2021
    Carlton are among the AFL clubs linked to potential moves for Alastair Clarkson but coach David Teague has backed himself to lead the Blues going forward.
  • Wed, Jul 07, 2021
    Off-season recruit Ben Brown has told Melbourne coach Simon Goodwin his body is feeling good and he's ready to fire against Port Adelaide on Thursday night.
  • Wed, Jul 07, 2021
    Outgoing Hawthorn coach Alastair Clarkson says he will take plenty of time to contemplate his future before even considering any offers from rival AFL clubs.
  • Wed, Jul 07, 2021
    Fremantle coach Justin Longmuir has denied there is a rift between himself and Michael Walters, declaring he won't be dropping the star veteran.
  • Wed, Jul 07, 2021
    Tom Liberatore will extend his AFL career with the Western Bulldogs for another two years after signing a new contract to remain at Whitten Oval.
  • Wed, Jul 07, 2021
    Port Adelaide coach Ken Hinkley says Zak Butters will make his AFL comeback in Thursday night's blockbuster against Melbourne.
  • Wed, Jul 07, 2021
    Port Adelaide recruit Orazio Fantasia may not return from knee surgery until closer to the AFL finals, his coach Ken Hinkley says.
  • Tue, Jul 06, 2021
    Carlton co-captain Patrick Cripps is a chance to take on Geelong this Saturday after an MRI scan cleared him of any serious damage to his injured right foot.
  • Tue, Jul 06, 2021
    West Coast coach Adam Simpson says he can't just rely on an old school spray to get his side back into form following big losses to Sydney and the Bulldogs.
  • Tue, Jul 06, 2021
    Collingwood's hunt for a new AFL coach forced Hawthorn's hand in announcing a succession plan from Alastair Clarkson to Sam Mitchell at the end of 2022.
  • Tue, Jul 06, 2021
    The COVID-19 situation in NSW means GWS will play a third straight AFL match on the road, but they haven't given up hope of returning home next week.
  • Tue, Jul 06, 2021
    Western Bulldogs small forward Cody Weightman has kicked 14 goals this season to prove himself an important part of the AFL ladder leaders' attack.
  • Mon, Jul 05, 2021
    Scans have revealed Jeremy Cameron suffered a hamstring strain during Geelong's 41-point AFL win over Essendon last Friday night.
  • Mon, Jul 05, 2021
    West Coast captain Luke Shuey has avoided suspension for his high swinging arm on Sydney's Callum Mills and can instead accept a $2000 fine.
  • Mon, Jul 05, 2021
    Fremantle star Michael Walters has struggled as a permanent forward this season, but it doesn't seem like there's room for him to squeeze into the midfield.
  • Mon, Jul 05, 2021
    The AFL has released the round 17 fixture but the venues for Brisbane's clash with St Kilda and GWS' game against Gold Coast are yet to be confirmed.
  • Sun, Jul 04, 2021
    Hawthorn coach Alastair Clarkson felt his side was overwhelmed in Shaun Burgoyne's AFL milestone match and tipped the 38-year-old veteran to play out the year.
  • Sun, Jul 04, 2021
    Interim coach Robert Harvey was "bitterly disappointed" with Collingwood's performance against St Kilda, while club great Tony Shaw questioned their direction.
  • Sun, Jul 04, 2021
    Zak Butters has impressed in the SANFL on Saturday on return from an ankle injury and looks set to make his AFL comeback for Port Adelaide against Melbourne.
  • Sun, Jul 04, 2021
    A snapshot of round 16 of the AFL season, with GWS replacing Richmond in the top eight and Sydney making a big move as the finals scramble heated up.
  • Sun, Jul 04, 2021
    St Kilda ruckman Paddy Ryder played a key role in the Saints' win over Collingwood after travelling to Western Australia for his uncle's funeral.
  • Sun, Jul 04, 2021
    West Coast have been embarrassed at Geelong's GMHBA Stadium for the second time this AFL season, with Sydney smashing the lacklustre Eagles by 92 points
  • Sat, Jul 03, 2021
    AFL great Glenn Archer has stepped down from the North Melbourne board to spend more time with his family and on his business interests.
  • Sat, Jul 03, 2021
    Essendon midfielder Darcy Parish was named best afield for the third time in an AFL feature match this season after registering 43 disposals against Geelong.
  • Sat, Jul 03, 2021
    West Coast defender Tom Barrass conceded eight goals the last time he lined up against Lance Franklin, but has the chance to make amends this Sunday.
  • Sat, Jul 03, 2021
    Collingwood interim coach Robert Harvey is confident the Magpies have got the right ruck mix to deal with St Kilda's Paddy Ryder and Rowan Marshall.
  • Sat, Jul 03, 2021
    Hawthorn's Shaun Burgoyne became the fifth player in AFL/VFL history to reach 400 games but his old side Port Adelaide spoiled the party on Saturday night.
  • Fri, Jul 02, 2021
    Carlton, Richmond, and Essendon are all set to be in the hunt for Victorian Adam Cerra, but the Dockers are desperate for the star midfielder to stay.
  • Fri, Jul 02, 2021
    Zach Merrett and Darcy Parish will form a key part of Essendon's plans to keep their AFL finals dream alive by upsetting Geelong on Friday night.
  • Fri, Jul 02, 2021
    Eagles midfielder Elliot Yeo is still managing his body after battling osteitis pubis and doesn't expect to return to normal minutes until later in the season
  • Fri, Jul 02, 2021
    Hawthorn's Shaun Burgoyne will play his 400th game on Saturday, with the Hawks keen to continue their good form against the veteran's former club Port Adelaide.
  • Fri, Jul 02, 2021
    Rivals in AFL flag contention could come hard for Robbie Tarrant but North Melbourne coach David Noble expects the key defender to retire a one-club player.
  • Fri, Jul 02, 2021
    The AFL has locked in a clash between top-four sides Port Adelaide and Melbourne to open round 17 on a Thursday night.
  • Fri, Jul 02, 2021
    Shaun Burgoyne will become the fifth player in AFL/VFL history to reach 400 games when he lines up for Hawthorn against Port Adelaide on Saturday night.
  • Fri, Jul 02, 2021
    Brisbane star Lachie Neale may be in the wars at the moment but AFL teammate Jarryd Lyons is confident the Brownlow Medallist will face Adelaide on Saturday.
  • Thu, Jul 01, 2021
    Fremantle's clash with Carlton on Saturday night will be played at the MCG, giving the young Dockers squad vital experience at the AFL's grand-final venue.
  • Thu, Jul 01, 2021
    While delighted with their win over Richmond, St Kilda coach Brett Ratten says he wants to see more before saying the Saints' season was back on track.
  • Thu, Jul 01, 2021
    West Coast's underdone midfield group were crushed by the Western Bulldogs last week but coach Adam Simpson is confident they'll bounce back against Sydney.
2021 June
  • Wed, Jun 30, 2021
    Gold Coast have suffered a double setback ahead of Thursday's clash with AFL premiers Richmond, with Noah Anderson and Zac Smith both sidelined.
  • Wed, Jun 30, 2021
    Adelaide and Port Adelaide are leaving South Australia, ensuring every AFL club will be based in Victoria due to the deteriorating COVID-19 situation.
  • Wed, Jun 30, 2021
    Melbourne coach Simon Goodwin says Ben Brown is putting together the body of work to push for selection for the first time since round nine of the AFL season.
  • Wed, Jun 30, 2021
    Essendon will again be without key defender Aaron Francis, who remains away from the club on mental health leave, for a monster AFL clash with Geelong.
  • Wed, Jun 30, 2021
    Small forward Gryan Miers will make a timely return to Geelong's line-up with the Cats coming off a 44-point loss in a game where they kicked just seven goals.
  • Tue, Jun 29, 2021
    AFL clubs from Perth and Brisbane have been forced to relocate to Melbourne as the league tinkers with its fixtures, reacting to lockdowns and border closures.
  • Tue, Jun 29, 2021
    Carlton boss Cain Liddle and other figures in the AFL have thrown their support behind Indigenous star Zac Williams after he was subjected to racist abuse.
  • Tue, Jun 29, 2021
    Liam Ryan copped a one-match ban for his high bump on Jason Johannisen and West Coast coach Adam Simpson says bumping is not worth the risk in the modern AFL.
  • Tue, Jun 29, 2021
    Carlton will be without Zac Williams against Fremantle while Liam Ryan will miss West Coast's clash with Sydney after both players accepted one-match bans.
  • Mon, Jun 28, 2021
    Tough midfielder Levi Greenwood has retired from the AFL after multiple bouts of concussion across a 13-season career with Collingwood and North Melbourne.
  • Mon, Jun 28, 2021
    Doubt surrounds the AFL fixture for round 16 as rapidly changing interstate border restrictions cast a shadow over this week's matches.
  • Mon, Jun 28, 2021
    Former Carlton captain Marc Murphy will have scans on a calf injury sustained during the Blues' 10-point win over Adelaide at Marvel Stadium.
  • Mon, Jun 28, 2021
    Port Adelaide's Trent McKenzie has been cleared of structural damage to a shoulder as the Power seek to spoil the AFL milestone of Hawthorn's Shaun Burgoyne.
  • Mon, Jun 28, 2021
    Richmond's injury list is growing again, with important defenders Noah Balta and Nathan Broad both set to undergo surgery to repair syndesmosis injuries.
  • Sun, Jun 27, 2021
    Carlton veteran Eddie Betts kicked three goals and almost took mark of the year against his old side as the Blues overpowered Adelaide at Marvel Stadium.
  • Sun, Jun 27, 2021
    Fremantle gave their AFL finals hopes a boost with a tough interstate win over Collingwood but now face the prospect of home quarantine back in Perth.
  • Sun, Jun 27, 2021
    Adelaide skipper Rory Sloane faces time out of the game after suffering a "high-grade tendon" injury in a finger during the AFL round 15 loss to Carlton.
  • Sun, Jun 27, 2021
    Essendon coach Ben Rutten concedes AFL games are tough to umpire but just wants consistency in how they officiated following the Bombers' loss to Melbourne.
  • Sun, Jun 27, 2021
    A snapshot of round 15 of the AFL season, with Brisbane thumping flag rivals Geelong and GWS blowing a chance to replace Richmond in the top eight.
  • Sat, Jun 26, 2021
    Already reeling from a shock 40-point upset against St Kilda, Richmond are facing the prospect of losing key defender Noah Balta for the rest of the AFL season.
  • Sat, Jun 26, 2021
    Carlton co-captain Patrick Cripps re-signed on a six-year deal for less money and hopes it sets the tone going forward to keep the Blues' best players together.
  • Sat, Jun 26, 2021
    Ladder-leaders Melbourne have held off a fierce challenge from Essendon to win by 11 points and bounce back from their shock AFL loss to Collingwood.
  • Sat, Jun 26, 2021
    Robert Harvey's first match as Collingwood's caretaker coach ended in heartbreak after Fremantle posted a 12-point win in a thrilling finish at Marvel Stadium.
  • Sat, Jun 26, 2021
    GWS ruckman Matt Flynn's mind casts back to the 2019 AFL grand final and childhood trips from Narrandera to Melbourne in the lead-up to his MCG debut.
  • Sat, Jun 26, 2021
    North Melbourne have registered just their second win of the AFL season, holding on for a nine-point win over the Gold Coast Suns at Blundstone Arena.
  • Sat, Jun 26, 2021
    Gold Coast Suns coach Stuart Dews has lashed his side's indefensible poor decision making after their nine-point AFL loss to last-placed North Melbourne.
  • Sat, Jun 26, 2021
    Tim Membrey has capped off a whirlwind 48 hours where he became a father for the first time to help St Kilda upset reigning premiers Richmond at the MCG.
  • Sat, Jun 26, 2021
    Collingwood piled on five final-quarter goals but it wasn't enough to overrun Fremantle in their first AFL match under caretaker coach Robert Harvey.
  • Sat, Jun 26, 2021
    Ruckmen Rowan Marshall and Paddy Ryder showed in St Kilda's 40-point upset of Richmond why they are so vital to the Saints' sustained success.
  • Fri, Jun 25, 2021
    Adelaide coach Matthew Nicks says new contracts to decorated trio Matt Crouch, Daniel Talia and Tom Lynch will be partly determined by their injury comebacks.
  • Fri, Jun 25, 2021
    Brisbane coach Chris Fagan is confident midfielder Lachie Neale will not miss next weekend's AFL clash with Adelaide despite a shoulder knock against Geelong.
  • Fri, Jun 25, 2021
    St Kilda have stunned Richmond by 40 points in a gigantic boilover at the MCG to leave the Tigers' pursuit of a third-straight premiership defence in tatters.
  • Fri, Jun 25, 2021
    Collingwood forward Mason Cox booted six goals in four games before being axed, but he has been given a reprieve under interim coach Robert Harvey.
  • Fri, Jun 25, 2021
    Damien Hardwick says now is the time for Richmond to make their move if they are to qualify for the AFL finals and win a third successive premiership.
  • Thu, Jun 24, 2021
    Carlton recruit Zac Williams has struggled to have the big midfield impact the Blues hoped for but coach David Teague says the 26-year-old can still get fitter.
  • Thu, Jun 24, 2021
    GWS coach Leon Cameron says his AFL club is tapping into last year's lessons while being relocated in Melbourne to avoid Sydney's coronavirus outbreak.
  • Thu, Jun 24, 2021
    Luke Shuey, Brad Sheppard, Jeremy McGovern and Tim Kelly are all set to return for West Coast's blockbuster battle with the Bulldogs in Perth on Sunday.
  • Thu, Jun 24, 2021
    Collingwood will not completely revamp their game style under interim coach Robert Harvey, who takes the reins in the AFL clash with Fremantle this week.
  • Thu, Jun 24, 2021
    Port Adelaide coach Ken Hinkley says 19-year-old forward Dylan Williams will make his AFL debut in Saturday's clash with Sydney.
  • Thu, Jun 24, 2021
    Tasmania's Premier Peter Gutwein has called on fans to boo Gold Coast Suns Chairman Tony Cochrane, who has labelled the push for an island state side insanity.
  • Thu, Jun 24, 2021
    Richmond coach Damien Hardwick says he's "really excited" to see what draftee Samson Ryan can do when he makes his AFL debut against St Kilda at the MCG.
  • Wed, Jun 23, 2021
    Melbourne's Jack Viney will return from injury against Essendon with coach Simon Goodwin confident the ball-winner will give the Demons the hard edge they need.
  • Tue, Jun 22, 2021
    Recent wins by Collingwood and Geelong in Adelaide have laid out a blueprint for Sydney to be successful on their AFL fly in, fly out mission this week.
  • Mon, Jun 21, 2021
    Carlton ace Patrick Cripps has gone into bat for under-fire coach David Teague, saying everyone at the Blues is taking responsibility for their poor AFL season.