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2019 November
  • Tue, Nov 19, 2019
    With most AFL players in the thick of a long pre-season, Patrick Cripps says if it was shortened, he'd like to see it replaced with workforce experience.
  • Mon, Nov 18, 2019
    Former Collingwood player James Aish says Justin Longmuir's appointment as Fremantle AFL coach is a big reason behind his choice to join the Dockers.
  • Mon, Nov 18, 2019
    Sydney superstar Lance Franklin has returned to pre-season training a fortnight early and unannounced to help propel the club back into the AFL finals in 2020.
  • Wed, Nov 13, 2019
    Essendon coach John Worsfold says he was disappointed to hear about Conor McKenna's participation in a Gaelic football match in Ireland.
  • Fri, Nov 01, 2019
    Former Geelong forward/ruck Wylie Buzza has received a second shot at AFL football after Port Adelaide signed the 23-year-old as a delisted free agent.
2019 October
  • Tue, Oct 29, 2019
    Luckless forward Paddy McCartin has received some positive news concerning his spate of concussions that has him optimistic of a return to the AFL in 2021.
  • Mon, Oct 28, 2019
    A new collective bargaining agreement is in place for the next three AFLW seasons after 98 per cent of players approved the new deal.
  • Mon, Oct 21, 2019
    The AFL, the AFLPA and the AFLW players look closer to settling on a new collective bargaining agreement (CBA) after a meeting on Monday.
  • Wed, Oct 16, 2019
    The drug which led to 34 Essendon players being banned in 2016 was only listed as a prohibited substance several months after the club stopped using it.
  • Mon, Oct 14, 2019
    Port Adelaide have denied co-captain Ollie Wines sought an AFL trade away from the club, emphasising the midfielder is a required player.
  • Mon, Oct 14, 2019
    Signing a two-year AFL contract extension, young key forward Ben King says he never wanted to leave Gold Coast and play with his twin brother Max at St Kilda.
  • Sat, Oct 12, 2019
    After the review which has cost Brett Burton and Scott Camporeale their jobs, Adelaide AFL chairman Rob Chapman has revealed he will stand down in a year.
  • Thu, Oct 10, 2019
    A bronze prototype statue immortalising AFLW star Tayla Harris' famous kick has a new home in Melbourne after being unveiled last month.
  • Mon, Oct 07, 2019
    Eagles coach Adam Simpson says his team's early finals exit this year was disappointing, but he believes the foundations are in place for a strong 2020.
  • Sun, Oct 06, 2019
    AFLW players and the AFL Players' Association will return to the negotiating table with a proposed CBA failing to garner enough support.
  • Sat, Oct 05, 2019
    Brodie Grundy strengthened his case for a long-term AFL contract by winning Collingwood's best and fairest, while Patrick Cripps made history at Carlton.
  • Sat, Oct 05, 2019
    Richmond chief Brendon Gale says the Tigers have asked the AFL why they've only received a second-round draft pick as compensation for losing Brandon Ellis.
  • Thu, Oct 03, 2019
    Gary Ablett has ended speculation about his AFL career, agreeing to a new deal, while fellow veteran Harry Taylor will also play next season for Geelong.
  • Thu, Oct 03, 2019
    A group of disgruntled AFLW players have been urged by their lawyers to reject a new CBA put forward by the AFLPA and the league.
2019 September
  • Sun, Sep 29, 2019
    GWS co-captain Phil Davis says the Giants will support AFL teammate Toby Greene, with his father remanded in custody for allegedly headbutting a policewoman.
  • Sun, Sep 29, 2019
    Richmond defender Bachar Houli's reputation as a big-game player continues to grow after his superb performance in the Tigers' AFL grand-final win over GWS.
  • Fri, Sep 27, 2019
    Richmond coach Damien Hardwick saw enough of Marlion Pickett in the VFL finals to be confident in how he will cope with a shock AFL debut in the grand final.
  • Fri, Sep 27, 2019
    Richmond ace Dustin Martin says a leg injury suffered in the preliminary final is just a little knock and he's fit to take on GWS in the AFL grand final.
  • Thu, Sep 26, 2019
    Kevin Sheedy has praised and criticised Giants forward Harry Himmelberg but believes the tall forward could be a weapon for GWS in Saturday's AFL grand final.
  • Thu, Sep 26, 2019
    Richmond's Jason Castagna says Matt de Boer's tough AFL tag on Dustin Martin was a good reminder for the Tigers to look out for their midfielders.
  • Thu, Sep 26, 2019
    Richmond will play GWS in an AFL grand final for the first time this Saturday, with the Tigers favoured to win a second premiership in three years..
  • Wed, Sep 25, 2019
    Collingwood coach Nathan Buckley doesn't think it will be a "battle" to keep Jamie Elliott, and is unconcerned about Brodie Grundy's immediate AFL future.
  • Wed, Sep 25, 2019
    Eagles forward Willie Rioli is facing a ban of up to four years after allegedly tampering with his urine sample and then returning a positive test weeks later.
  • Tue, Sep 24, 2019
    The AFL has named the three field umpires for Saturday's grand final, with well-known official Ray Chamberlain among those earning a call-up.
  • Tue, Sep 24, 2019
    Richmond defender Jayden Short had to fight through a serious elbow injury to get back into the side then cement his spot ahead of the AFL grand final.
  • Mon, Sep 23, 2019
    Collingwood assistant Justin Longmuir is among just a few remaining applicants for the Fremantle head coach role, with more formal talks to be held this week.
  • Mon, Sep 23, 2019
    Richmond's Dion Prestia says Jack Graham and Nathan Broad are out to prove their fitness but says anyone could step up to fill a role in the AFL grand final.
  • Mon, Sep 23, 2019
    GWS forward Jeremy Cameron says the birth of defender Sam Reid's first child with wife Elissa just adds to the excitement of the Giants' first AFL grand final.
  • Mon, Sep 23, 2019
    Even if he gets the job on Dustin Martin in Saturday's AFL grand final, GWS tagger Matt de Boer says it will take a team effort to stop the Richmond dynamo.
  • Sun, Sep 22, 2019
    Richmond mid-season recruit Marlion Pickett strengthened his case for an AFL grand final debut with a best-afield performance in the VFL grand final.
  • Sun, Sep 22, 2019
    Marlion Pickett pushed for an AFL grand final debut with a best-on-ground performance in the VFL decider, while Sydney Stack hasn't given up on his dream.
  • Sat, Sep 21, 2019
    The new AFL Review Centre is under fire after a crucial goal was allowed in the frenetic last quarter of the AFL preliminary final between Collingwood and GWS.
  • Sat, Sep 21, 2019
    Nathan Buckley says he felt worse after Collingwood's AFL preliminary final loss than he did after their 2018 grand final loss, and lamented 2019 as a "waste."
  • Sat, Sep 21, 2019
    Richmond's Bachar Houli can breathe a sigh of relief after the AFL match review officer found he had no case to answer over contact on Geelong's Gryan Miers.
  • Wed, Sep 18, 2019
    West Coast were left kicking themselves after missing out on a top-four berth but at least they won't have an AFL premiership hangover to deal with next year.
  • Wed, Sep 18, 2019
    Collingwood enforcer Brayden Maynard says the aggression shown by GWS in the AFL finals has made them almost unrecognisable from previous meetings.
  • Wed, Sep 18, 2019
    GWS will mount a last-ditch appeal after the AFL tribunal upheld Toby Greene's suspension for Saturday's AFL preliminary final against Collingwood.
  • Tue, Sep 17, 2019
    Richmond suffered a shocking run of injuries during the AFL season but Shane Edwards says they're now reaping the rewards of developing depth and resilience.
  • Tue, Sep 17, 2019
    Essendon assistant Ben Rutten will replace John Worsfold as the Bombers head coach in 2021 in a historic succession plan at the AFL club.
  • Tue, Sep 17, 2019
    Geelong forward Gary Rohan is on track to play in Friday night's AFL preliminary final against Richmond as he progresses in his recovery from a knee injury.
  • Mon, Sep 16, 2019
    GWS vice-captain Josh Kelly says the Giants are confident their feisty talisman Toby Greene can get a good result when he appeals his one-match AFL ban.
  • Mon, Sep 16, 2019
    Richmond's Toby Nankervis is confident he can build on a winning AFL ruck combination with Ivan Soldo, after overcoming a frustrating injury run.
  • Sun, Sep 15, 2019
    Geelong rebounded brilliantly against reigning AFL premiers West Coast and GWS beat Brisbane in an all-time epic final.
  • Sun, Sep 15, 2019
    Richmond captain Trent Cotchin says he feels for Tom Hawkins as the Geelong forward faces a battle to be available for their AFL preliminary final clash.
  • Sun, Sep 15, 2019
    Toby Greene may have relished his role as Gabba villain but he proved a hero in Greater Western Sydney's three-point AFL semi-final win over Brisbane.
  • Sun, Sep 15, 2019
    GWS believe greater maturity and wisdom and a no-fear attitude are the keys to their form surge heading into a AFL preliminary final showdown with Collingwood.
  • Sat, Sep 14, 2019
    Geelong star Tom Hawkins has been slapped with a one-match ban by AFL match review officer Michael Christian for striking West Coast's Will Schofield.
  • Fri, Sep 13, 2019
    Willie Rioli has lit up the AFL world with his dazzling skills and infectious personality but the star West Coast forward is facing a ban of up to four years.
  • Fri, Sep 13, 2019
    Geelong will face Richmond for a spot in the AFL grand final after surviving a West Coast comeback to prevail by 20 points in their semi-final at the MCG.
  • Fri, Sep 13, 2019
    A conservative approach to a calf injury and a deal with his coach has meant GWS back Aidan Corr has avoided missing another AFL finals campaign.
  • Fri, Sep 13, 2019
    AFL chief executive Gillon McLachlan expects there will be a lengthy investigation into alleged ASADA urine test tampering by West Coast's Willie Rioli.
  • Thu, Sep 12, 2019
    A blockbuster semifinal clash between Geelong and West Coast at the MCG will kick off the second week of the AFL finals.
  • Thu, Sep 12, 2019
    West Coast have struggled to even break even for contested possessions against their AFL rivals, but can they put in a special effort against Geelong?
  • Wed, Sep 11, 2019
    West Coast boast a glut of stars throughout their AFL squad, but Lewis Jetta has flown somewhat under the radar despite his outrageous skill set.
  • Wed, Sep 11, 2019
    After a breakout season, Shai Bolton has turned his back on a potential AFL trade to re-sign with Richmond for two more years.
  • Tue, Sep 10, 2019
    He's heading to Brisbane a bit lighter in the wallet and Brisbane say they're ready to take on GWS star Toby Greene in Saturday's AFL semi-final at the Gabba.
  • Tue, Sep 10, 2019
    Geelong are the minor premiers, but they will start as slight underdogs when they take on West Coast in a semi-final blockbuster at the MCG on Friday night.
  • Tue, Sep 10, 2019
    Danny Frawley's death in a car crash the day after his 56th birthday has rocked the AFL, with some colleagues choking back tears and others unable to talk.
  • Tue, Sep 10, 2019
    Geelong's ruck department looks like a major weakness, but Eagles ruckman Nic Naitanui won't take them lightly in Friday night's semi-final at the MCG.
  • Tue, Sep 10, 2019
    Key GWS defender Nick Haynes says he had a chuckle with Bulldogs AFL star Marcus Bontempelli last weekend after their previous meeting left him injured
  • Tue, Sep 10, 2019
    Jeremy Howe says while Collingwood will relish their week off, he doesn't believe it will make a difference to how they perform in their AFL preliminary final.
  • Mon, Sep 09, 2019
    Brisbane will have to face a physical GWS without midfield enforcer Mitch Robinson after he was ruled out of Saturday's AFL semi-final due to injury.
  • Mon, Sep 09, 2019
    Danny Frawley's AFL contemporaries are paying tribute after the former player, coach and media commentator's death in a car crash in regional Victoria.
  • Mon, Sep 09, 2019
    Collingwood defender Brayden Maynard claimed a big scalp when he shut out Geelong AFL star Gary Ablett in the Magpies' 10-point qualifying final win.
  • Mon, Sep 09, 2019
    Danny Frawley, who captained St Kilda, coached Richmond and was a high-profile AFL media figure, has died in a car accident aged 56.
  • Sun, Sep 08, 2019
    Whether Dylan Grimes took a dive to win a free-kick reversal is no issue to Richmond coach Damien Hardwick, who couldn't be happier with his defender's form.
  • Sun, Sep 08, 2019
    Veteran ruckman Shane Mumford was a typically imposing force as GWS turned the tables on the Western Bulldogs in their 58-point AFL elimination final romp.
  • Sat, Sep 07, 2019
    GWS's 58-point elimination-final win over the Western Bulldogs might be Brett Deledio's AFL swan song, with the retiring veteran suffering a calf injury.
  • Sat, Sep 07, 2019
    West Coast's star-studded forward line is already front of mind for Geelong ahead of next week's sudden-death AFL semi-final at the MCG.
  • Sat, Sep 07, 2019
    A snapshot of Greater Western Sydney's 58-point AFL elimination final victory over the Western Bulldogs at Giants Stadium.
  • Sat, Sep 07, 2019
    Collingwood forward Jordan De Goey has a confirmed hamstring strain, while Levi Greenwood has suffered a ruptured anterior cruciate ligament.
  • Sat, Sep 07, 2019
    A six-goal haul by Dustin Martin has highlighted Richmond's 47-point qualifying-final win over Brisbane in front of a record AFL attendance at the Gabba.
  • Fri, Sep 06, 2019
    The AFL are forecasting a crowd of around 19,000 fans will turn out at Giants Stadium to watch GWS take on the Western Bulldogs in an elimination final.
  • Fri, Sep 06, 2019
    Collingwood suffered two big injury blows as they booked a home AFL preliminary final by beating Geelong in their qualifying final at the MCG.
  • Fri, Sep 06, 2019
    Geelong crashed out of the 2018 season in the elimination final. A year on, Harry Taylor says that disappointment is driving the Cats in this year's AFL finals.
  • Thu, Sep 05, 2019
    A glance at the records of Collingwood coach Nathan Buckley and Geelong coach Chris Scott ahead of Friday night's AFL qualifying final.
  • Thu, Sep 05, 2019
    Adelaide Crows chairman Rob Chapman is calling for his AFL club to be allowed "clean air" while performing searching reviews after a disappointing season.
  • Thu, Sep 05, 2019
    West Coast ruckman Nic Naitanui will make a high-profile return from injury when he lines up in Thursday night's elimination final against Essendon.
  • Thu, Sep 05, 2019
    Brisbane's stellar 2019 AFL season is the fruition of years of planning by Lions chief executive Greg Swann and the club he has helped rebuild.
  • Thu, Sep 05, 2019
    West Coast ruckman Nic Naitanui had one of his dreadlocks pulled and was then reported for shoving Zach Merrett into a boundary fence before the Eagles big win.
  • Wed, Sep 04, 2019
    For a second straight year GWS coach Leon Cameron has cause to be grateful for a week off before the AFL finals, as more of his troops are ready to return.
  • Tue, Sep 03, 2019
    Brisbane tall Eric Hipwood is calling on his forward line teammates to do more to help Charlie Cameron in Saturday's AFL qualifying final against Richmond.
  • Tue, Sep 03, 2019
    GWS back Nick Haynes is still a chance to play in Saturday's AFL elimination final against Western Bulldogs but Stephen Coniglio has been ruled out.
  • Tue, Sep 03, 2019
    Brisbane coach Chris Fagan says small forward Charlie Cameron must find his own ways to get past Richmond's Dylan Grimes in Saturday's AFL qualifying final.
  • Mon, Sep 02, 2019
    Richmond coach Damien Hardwick has poured cold water on whether they might give Marlon Pickett a shock AFL debut in the qualifying final against Brisbane.
  • Mon, Sep 02, 2019
    Collingwood are set to swing a number of changes for their AFL qualifying final against Geelong but Scott Pendlebury doesn't think it will disrupt them.
2019 August
  • Sat, Aug 31, 2019
    The lethal boot of Lewis Jetta is set to play a crucial role in West Coast's premiership charge, starting with Thursday's elimination final against Essendon.
  • Fri, Aug 30, 2019
    GWS's midfield has endured a torrid injury run this AFL season, with fit-again star Josh Kelly crediting Toby Greene and Zac Williams for filling the void.
  • Fri, Aug 30, 2019
    Patrick Cripps has been voted the most valuable player in the AFL by his peers, but the Carlton co-captain doesn't think it will translate to a Brownlow Medal.
  • Fri, Aug 30, 2019
    The Tasmanian Government and local media outlets have launched a website where fans can register their support for an AFL/AFLW team to be based in the state.
  • Tue, Aug 27, 2019
    GWS vice-captain and foundation player Stephen Coniglio has signed a seven-year contract extension with the Giants, tying him to the club until 2026.
  • Tue, Aug 27, 2019
    Melbourne has continued their rebuilding process after a disastrous 2019 AFL season by delisting veteran Jeff Garlett and fellow forward Declan Keilty.
  • Tue, Aug 27, 2019
    Tom Barrass has made a series of uncharacteristic errors over the past fortnight, but West Coast are confident he will bounce back during the AFL finals.
  • Tue, Aug 27, 2019
    West Coast face a daunting travel schedule during the AFL finals if they are to defend their flag, but first they need to take care of business at home.
  • Tue, Aug 27, 2019
    Fremantle veteran Stephen Hill says it was an easy decision to re-sign with the Dockers for a further two AFL seasons but his brother is unlikely to stay.
  • Tue, Aug 27, 2019
    Brisbane's Brownlow Medal-winning midfield trio of Simon Black, Michael Voss and Jason Akermanis left an impression on a young Lachie Neale.
  • Mon, Aug 26, 2019
    Geelong champion Gary Ablett is poised for a modern-day record ninth All Australian selection when the ceremonial team is named on Wednesday night.
  • Mon, Aug 26, 2019
    Ken Hinkley says he's safe in his job as coach of AFL club Port Adelaide despite the Power failing to reach the finals for the second year in a row.
  • Mon, Aug 26, 2019
    Richmond and Brisbane will face off in a mouth-watering AFL qualifying final at the Gabba, with the Tigers confident they can get the job done on the road.
  • Sun, Aug 25, 2019
    The numbers say Gold Coast lost 18 AFL matches in a row on their way to the 2019 wooden spoon but coach Stuart Dew is adamant good times are coming to the club.
  • Sat, Aug 24, 2019
    Jeremy Cameron's nine-goal haul has secured the big forward the 2019 Coleman Medal as GWS end their home-and-away season with a 72-point win over Gold Coast.
  • Sat, Aug 24, 2019
    Adelaide coach Don Pyke says he's clinging to a remote chance that the Crows can reach the AFL finals by beating the Western Bulldogs on Sunday.
  • Sat, Aug 24, 2019
    Facing in-form Richmond at a packed MCG with AFL's minor premiership as the prize means Brisbane's Hugh McCluggage can't wait for Sunday's blockbuster.
  • Sat, Aug 24, 2019
    Sydney have farewelled some of their retiring premiership heroes and marked Lance Franklin's 300th AFL game with a 45-point win over St Kilda at the SCG.
  • Sat, Aug 24, 2019
    Port Adelaide coach Ken Hinkley wants his players to produce a proud performance against Fremantle on Sunday regardless of the club's AFL finals fate.
  • Sat, Aug 24, 2019
    Regardless of whether he gets the St Kilda coaching job on a permanent basis, Brett Ratten says his AFL club must improve their skill levels.
  • Fri, Aug 23, 2019
    Richmond coach Damien Hardwick expects skipper Trent Cotchin will quickly find top form in his AFL return from a hamstring injury against Brisbane at the MCG.
  • Fri, Aug 23, 2019
    After big defeats in their past two outings, GWS will be using Saturday's AFL round-23 trip to face Gold Coast as a chance to rediscover form before the finals.
  • Fri, Aug 23, 2019
    North Melbourne coach Rhyce Shaw says a strong team performance to finish the season and not a Coleman Medal for Ben Brown is his focus against Melbourne.
  • Fri, Aug 23, 2019
    Fremantle skipper Nat Fyfe says he wasn't consulted by the club's board before they decided to sack coach Ross Lyon with a year remaining on his contract.
  • Thu, Aug 22, 2019
    The MCG blockbuster between Collingwood and Essendon starts a massive round of games that will confirm the top eight.
  • Wed, Aug 21, 2019
    Ross Lyon's sacking as Fremantle coach could shake up the AFL's coaching scene, with pressure starting to mount on Leon Cameron and John Worsfold.