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2020 July
  • Sat, Jul 11, 2020
    Brisbane have finally ended a six-game losing streak with a 26-8 win over last-placed Canterbury in their NRL clash at Suncorp Stadium.
  • Sat, Jul 11, 2020
    Addin Fonua-Blake will make an in-person apology to NSW anti-discrimination bosses as Manly vow to help eliminate derogatory terms for people with a disability.
  • Sat, Jul 11, 2020
    Manly have a history of backs-to-the-wall efforts, and they will need to call on it again against St George Illawarra without three of their best five players.
  • Sat, Jul 11, 2020
    Canberra co-captain and hooker Josh Hodgson has suffered a likely season-ending knee injury in the Raiders' 20-14 loss to Melbourne at GIO Stadium.
  • Sat, Jul 11, 2020
    Wests Tigers coach Michael Maguire will ask the NRL for clarity over the captain's challenge rule after a bizarre incident on Friday night.
  • Sat, Jul 11, 2020
    Warriors coach Todd Payten knows he cannot stop a quartet of players heading home to New Zealand after next weekend's NRL match against Cronulla.
  • Fri, Jul 10, 2020
    Replacement Sydney Roosters winger Matt Ikuvalu may still face the axe despite scoring five tries in their 42-16 NRL romp over North Queensland on Thursday.
  • Fri, Jul 10, 2020
    Wests Tigers coach Michael Maguire is confident Joey Leilua's ill discipline won't be a long-term issue as the centre begins a four-game NRL suspension.
  • Fri, Jul 10, 2020
    South Sydney have scored a win over Wests Tigers at Bankwest Stadium, but it could cost them Latrell Mitchell who was put on report late in the game.
  • Fri, Jul 10, 2020
    Two weeks after suffering a grade-two medial tear in his knee, Melbourne star Cameron Munster is a chance of facing Canberra in the NRL on Saturday.
  • Fri, Jul 10, 2020
    North Queensland coach Paul Green is feeling the heat after their defence was described as "not up to NRL standard" in their 42-16 loss to Sydney Roosters.
  • Thu, Jul 09, 2020
    After introducing him to the NRL while at Brisbane, South Sydney coach Wayne Bennett can see why David Fifita is fetching historic levels of interest.
  • Thu, Jul 09, 2020
    Manly captain Daly Cherry-Evans says its time for his team to show their steely resolve against St George Illawarra in the NRL with three of their best missing.
  • Thu, Jul 09, 2020
    Benji Marshall has been recalled to the Wests Tigers' bench for the NRL game against South Sydney, a month after being dropped from the side for poor defending.
  • Thu, Jul 09, 2020
    Gold Coast coach Justin Holbrook is eager for his NRL team to end an unwanted home record when they host the Warriors on Friday at CBUS Super Stadium.
  • Thu, Jul 09, 2020
    Warriors skipper Roger Tuivasa-Sheck says the dose of reality delivered by interim coach Todd Payten has improved their NRL prospects.
  • Thu, Jul 09, 2020
    Chasing rare back-to-back wins, Queensland Reds coach Brad Thorn will take an unchanged side into Friday's Super Rugby AU clash with Melbourne Rebels.
  • Thu, Jul 09, 2020
    Replacement winger Matt Ikuvalu has bagged five tries to inspire the Sydney Roosters to a 42-16 NRL win over North Queensland in Townsville.
  • Wed, Jul 08, 2020
    Gold Coast Titans have made yet another big money play for Brisbane star forward David Fifita who looks set to make a final decision on his future next week.
  • Wed, Jul 08, 2020
    Rugby league Immortal Wally Lewis has recalled some of the great moments in State of Origin on the 40th anniversary of the showpiece series.
  • Wed, Jul 08, 2020
    Parramatta star Mitchell Moses admits he is unsure when he will return from a calf injury after aggravating a tear suffered during the coronavirus shutdown.
  • Wed, Jul 08, 2020
    The NRL is considering how to deal with future anti-vilification breaches and referee abuse while awaiting a response from Manly prop Addin Fonua-Blake.
  • Wed, Jul 08, 2020
    Canberra's hopes of a crowd of almost 6000 fans for their NRL clash with Melbourne has been put on hold after three new coronavirus cases in the ACT.
  • Wed, Jul 08, 2020
    Sydney Roosters coach Trent Robinson has confirmed winger Daniel Tupou will be sidelined for eight weeks of the NRL season with a syndesmosis injury.
  • Wed, Jul 08, 2020
    Cronulla's Josh Dugan has spent four years changing positions and, while he'd rather stay put, returning to fullback this weekend will be second nature for him.
  • Wed, Jul 08, 2020
    Melbourne remain coy on whether playmaker Cameron Munster will make a stunning recovery from a knee injury to play in Saturday's NRL clash with Canberra.
  • Wed, Jul 08, 2020
    Melbourne will play their next three home NRL games on the Sunshine Coast, settling into their new base with the Victorian capital in lockdown for six weeks.
  • Tue, Jul 07, 2020
    Brisbane's struggling halves duo of Anthony Milford and Brodie Croft will get another chance after coach Anthony Seibold refused to wield the axe.
  • Tue, Jul 07, 2020
    Manly forward Addin Fonua-Blake faces more sanctions after admitting to another outburst aimed at the referee following the controversial NRL loss to Newcastle.
  • Tue, Jul 07, 2020
    A four-game NRL suspension to Joey Leilua has opened the door for Wests Tigers veteran Chris Lawrence to be recalled into their squad to face the Rabbitohs.
  • Tue, Jul 07, 2020
    A ninth professional rugby league club could gain the services of halfback Blake Green, who was unimpressed at the public airing of his Warriors NRL departure.
  • Mon, Jul 06, 2020
    North Queensland star Valentine Holmes admits the Cowboys' NRL form is unacceptable and he and his teammates need to stick to coach Paul Green's plans.
  • Mon, Jul 06, 2020
    Melbourne's Jahrome Hughes says while coach Craig Bellamy told him to boss Storm captain Cameron Smith in the halves, the Kiwi says it's too scary.
  • Mon, Jul 06, 2020
    Penrith winger Brian To'o is facing two months on the sidelines after suffering a grade-three syndesmosis injury in Saturday's win over the Wests Tigers.
  • Mon, Jul 06, 2020
    Manly prop Addin Fonua-Blake has been issued with a grade-three contrary conduct charge for verbally abusing a referee in Sunday's NRL defeat to the Knights.
  • Sun, Jul 05, 2020
    Brisbane CEO Paul White has thrown his support behind under-fire coach Anthony Seibold's long term plan for the NRL club but has refused to call it a rebuild.
  • Sun, Jul 05, 2020
    NRL great Brad Fittler believes battling Brisbane players must ban outside distractions like social media, saying it will help them snap their losing streak.
  • Sun, Jul 05, 2020
    Warriors halfback Blake Green is shocked to have found out that he won't be re-signed by his club next NRL season via public comments made by the club's owner.
  • Sun, Jul 05, 2020
    Five-eighth Jarome Luai has gone from questions being asked over his spot in the halves at Penrith to one of their best in the past two wins.
  • Sun, Jul 05, 2020
    Sydney Roosters' form brothers Brett and Josh Morris are expected to decide in the next six weeks whether they will extend their glittering NRL careers.
  • Sun, Jul 05, 2020
    Newcastle coach Adam O'Brien has saluted the Knights' rediscovered grit after their controversial 14-12 NRL win over Manly at Brookvale on Sunday night.
  • Sun, Jul 05, 2020
    Wests Tigers centre Joey Leilua could miss up to six NRL games after being charged with dangerous contact for a high shot on Penrith fullback Dylan Edwards.
  • Sat, Jul 04, 2020
    Forward Pat Carrigan says Brisbane will be out to cap a rollercoaster week for utility Corey Oates by celebrating his 150th NRL match with a win this weekend.
  • Sat, Jul 04, 2020
    Daly Cherry-Evans and Mitchell Pearce could have been preparing to go head to head in State of Origin this week. Instead, they'll meet at Brookvale in the NRL.
  • Sat, Jul 04, 2020
    Canterbury fans will need to wait at least another week to see Luke Thompson in action, with the Englishman ruled out of their NRL game with South Sydney.
  • Sat, Jul 04, 2020
    A confusing captain's challenge call left St George Illawarra coach Paul McGregor bemused, but he says it wasn't the reason why they lost to Canberra.
  • Sat, Jul 04, 2020
    Brisbane skipper Alex Glenn says he has never endured such a difficult period at the club in 12 seasons as the Broncos had slumped to another NRL loss.
  • Sat, Jul 04, 2020
    North Queensland coach Paul Green is growing frustrated in his side's lack of consistency after a big NRL loss to Parramatta on Friday night.
  • Sat, Jul 04, 2020
    Queensland legend Wally Lewis claims a culture of jealousy and nastiness has split the Brisbane Broncos NRL squad over highly-paid players underperforming.
  • Sat, Jul 04, 2020
    Wigan have announced Canberra back-rower John Bateman has agreed to a four-year deal with the Super League club for the start of the 2021 Super League season.
  • Fri, Jul 03, 2020
    Forward Pat Carrigan says an under-fire Brisbane are ready to ditch their "boring" tag and make a stand against the Warriors in Saturday's NRL clash.
  • Fri, Jul 03, 2020
    Manly coach Des Hasler insists that Manly's defensive woes against Cronulla last week can't be put down to dealing with life without their injured stars.
  • Fri, Jul 03, 2020
    The Rugby League Players Union claim Canterbury's Adam Elliott did not know he was being filmed before old footage of him emerged this week.
  • Fri, Jul 03, 2020
    James Graham will almost certainly to return to Australia when he retires from rugby league after the conclusion of the current English Super League season.
  • Fri, Jul 03, 2020
    Craig Bellamy's decision to play Cameron Smith in the halves for Melbourne in Thursday's NRL clash against Sydney Roosters left the veteran nervous.
  • Fri, Jul 03, 2020
    His last-minute field goal in Thursday's NRL clash against Melbourne looked a winner for Sydney Roosters but Luke Keary knew the Storm weren't done.
  • Fri, Jul 03, 2020
    Penrith have gone from close-to-the-worst in the NRL to leading the ladder in the majority of key statistics in a sign of their drastic improvement in 2020.
  • Fri, Jul 03, 2020
    Fullback Ryan Papenhuyzen says practice makes perfect after nailing his first ever NRL field goal to keep Melbourne alive against Sydney Roosters.
  • Fri, Jul 03, 2020
    Cronulla coach John Morris maintains the Sharks can still be a top-four force if they start to show some much-needed NRL consistency.
  • Fri, Jul 03, 2020
    Michael Maguire sees no reason why talented players shouldn't want to be at his club, given they have the same building blocks as some of the NRL's best teams.
  • Thu, Jul 02, 2020
    Prior to their Thursday night NRL clash, Sydney Roosters and Melbourne Storm have both scored 256 points in their 15 matches against each other since 2013.
  • Thu, Jul 02, 2020
    Canterbury have informed the NRL's integrity unit that a five-year-old video featuring off contract second-rower Adam Elliott has been circulated recently.
  • Thu, Jul 02, 2020
    All three Queensland NRL teams have lost 15 of their past 16 games in NSW dating back to July last year, and all five since the season resumed in May.
  • Thu, Jul 02, 2020
    A defiant Anthony Seibold believes Brisbane can come through their NRL woes but won't stay at Red Hill if he believes he's no longer the right man for the job.
  • Thu, Jul 02, 2020
    St George Illawarra are yet to fill the holes left by Issac Luke and James Graham in their roster as injuries make NRL clubs hesitant to release players.
  • Thu, Jul 02, 2020
    They've won two games and only just climbed off the bottom of the NRL ladder but Gold Coast utility Tyrone Peachey believes the Titans can make a finals push.
  • Thu, Jul 02, 2020
    Forward Leivaha Pulu is leaving the Warriors base in NSW and returning to Auckland to be with his pregnant wife, who was involved in a traffic accident.
  • Wed, Jul 01, 2020
    Bankwest Stadium is set to host up to 10 A-League and NRL games in 15 days later this month following the release of the revised A-League schedule.
  • Wed, Jul 01, 2020
    After winning five straight since the NRL's restart by a combined 139 points, coach Trent Robinson has warned injuries won't stop the Sydney Roosters' momentum.
  • Wed, Jul 01, 2020
    Former State of Origin ace Matt Moylan believes his best football remains ahead of him after finally overcoming a hamstring injury to play successive NRL games.
  • Wed, Jul 01, 2020
    Former Canterbury and St George Illawarra prop James Graham has officially rejoined St Helens after ending his outstanding eight-year NRL career last week.
  • Wed, Jul 01, 2020
    Craig Bellamy accepts his Melbourne team may not return to Victoria this NRL season and hopes to play 'home' games on the Sunshine Coast rather than Brisbane.
  • Wed, Jul 01, 2020
    Canterbury teammates believe Luke Thompson looks ready to emerge from more than three months in lockdown to play his first NRL game this weekend if called upon.
  • Wed, Jul 01, 2020
    Three Warriors players look more likely than ever to return home later this month unless the NRL meets a 23-day ultimatum to unite them with their families.
2020 June
  • Tue, Jun 30, 2020
    Wests Tigers legend Benji Marshall insists he has no plans on walking out on the NRL club after being relegated to 18th man for the past three weeks.
  • Tue, Jun 30, 2020
    Super-coach Wayne Bennett has hit back at claims he left Brisbane in need of a rebuild as the NRL giants languish in second-last spot on the ladder.
  • Tue, Jun 30, 2020
    Brisbane captain Alex Glenn has slammed cyber bullies, revealing teammates have received death threats after the Broncos' fifth NRL loss in a row.
  • Tue, Jun 30, 2020
    Damien Cook says Alex Johnston can follow in the footsteps of Adam Douehi and make an impact at a rival NRL club with no new Souths deal coming for the flyer.
  • Tue, Jun 30, 2020
    Former Dragon Jai Field replaces injured star half Mitchell Moses at the Eels while Dylan Brown will also need to step up in the No.7's absence.
  • Tue, Jun 30, 2020
    Speculation that Stephen Kearney is being considered for a role at the Brisbane Broncos has been given the thumbs up by his former Warriors players.
  • Tue, Jun 30, 2020
    The ARLC has introduced a rule change, with NRL referees to award 'six agains' for breaking early or not being square at marker.
  • Tue, Jun 30, 2020
    With a dash of improvement, Penrith can be spoken about in the same sentence as Parramatta and the Sydney Roosters, insists their stalwart forward Isaah Yeo.
  • Tue, Jun 30, 2020
    Retired great Sam Burgess visited Rabbitohs headquarters on Tuesday to try and help the NRL team find some consistent form ahead of their clash with Canterbury.
  • Tue, Jun 30, 2020
    Warriors superstar Roger Tuivasa-Sheck has been suspended for one game after being found guilty at the NRL judiciary of a shoulder charge.
  • Mon, Jun 29, 2020
    Bankwest Stadium gets an upgrade as the NRL confirms the venues for round eight of its schedule, including the return to a number of traditional home grounds.
  • Mon, Jun 29, 2020
    Brisbane great Willie Carne says the Broncos must accept Kevin Walters's help and reconnect with former players to help inject pride back in the Broncos jersey.
  • Mon, Jun 29, 2020
    Parramatta coach Brad Arthur is confident star halfback Mitchell Moses will only be sidelined for two or three NRL games with a calf injury.
  • Mon, Jun 29, 2020
    Brisbane's Issac Luke has apologised for laughing and socialising with opponents after the Broncos' embarrassing 30-12 NRL loss to battlers Gold Coast Titans.
  • Mon, Jun 29, 2020
    Corey Horsburgh's tears and a rude gesture to the Parramatta crowd was because of the serious nature of his injury, according to Canberra teammates.
  • Mon, Jun 29, 2020
    Melbourne's timely escape to the Sunshine Coast has helped the NRL avoid the chaos enveloping other codes as COVID-19 cases continue to spike in Victoria.
  • Sun, Jun 28, 2020
    Jake Friend will relish the return to being an 80-minute hooker as the Sydney Roosters plan the rest of their NRL season without Victor Radley and Sam Verrills.
  • Sun, Jun 28, 2020
    Maroons coach Kevin Walters has been given a one-year contract extension by the Queensland Rugby League, taking him through until the end of the 2021 series.
  • Sun, Jun 28, 2020
    Melbourne and Parramatta are awaiting scan results for respective players Cameron Munster and Mitchell Moses after a weekend of carnage in the NRL.
  • Sun, Jun 28, 2020
    Penrith NRL prop Jack Hetherington will join the Warriors on a loan deal after the club were forced to release Poasa Faamausili back to the Sydney Roosters.
  • Sun, Jun 28, 2020
    Veteran Darius Boyd says Brisbane deserved to be booed by fans before their shock NRL loss to Gold Coast but has defended their under-fire halves.
  • Sat, Jun 27, 2020
    The NRL has inspected the Bankwest Stadium turf and has cleared it to host Parramatta's home clash with Canberra on Saturday night.
  • Sat, Jun 27, 2020
    Coach Adam O'Brien has given Newcastle a wake-up call, ensuring complacency will not be an issue in Saturday's NRL clash with battlers North Queensland.
  • Sat, Jun 27, 2020
    Canterbury front-rower Aiden Tolman on Saturday trained with his team for the first time since self-isolating for two weeks due to a coronavirus scare.
  • Sat, Jun 27, 2020
    Brisbane have slumped to their fifth straight defeat after being upset 30-12 by NRL battlers Gold Coast Titans at Suncorp Stadium on Saturday.
  • Sat, Jun 27, 2020
    Melbourne will shift base to the Sunshine Coast on Saturday, and have moved Thursday's home game against the Sydney Roosters on Suncorp Stadium.
  • Fri, Jun 26, 2020
    Brisbane coach Anthony Seibold says he has failed to adapt to new rule interpretations and blames himself for playmaker Anthony Milford's misfiring NRL form.


2020 July
  • Sat, Jul 11, 2020
    Melbourne have kicked the last three goals to score a 17-point AFL win over Gold Coast, with debutant Izak Rankine having a big game for the Suns.
  • Sat, Jul 11, 2020
    Fremantle have overcome a poor start and a late challenge by St Kilda to score a thrilling six-point win at Metricon Stadium.
  • Sat, Jul 11, 2020
    Alastair Clarkson says his low scoring Hawthorn side could lose a lot of AFL games if they don't find a way to improve their sub standard ball flow.
  • Sat, Jul 11, 2020
    Alastair Clarkson and Nathan Buckley have joined the increasing number of prominent AFL people who support the idea of more interchange players.
  • Sat, Jul 11, 2020
    West Coast's Nic Naitanui gifted Reilly O'Brien a new phone on the field after his side's loss in a good-natured conclusion to the Crow's accidental sledge.
  • Sat, Jul 11, 2020
    Scans have confirmed Collingwood youngster Will Kelly has a fracture above his left elbow from an awkward fall in the Magpies' AFL win over Hawthorn.
  • Sat, Jul 11, 2020
    Coach Nathan Buckley says coming to Sydney proved timely for Collingwood as they emerged from a turbulent fortnight with a strong AFL win over Hawthorn.
  • Sat, Jul 11, 2020
    Richmond, scoring their first win last week since the AFL season restart, have been forced to make five changes for their clash with Sydney at the Gabba.
  • Fri, Jul 10, 2020
    Geelong's Gary Rohan has escaped with a fine and Cats captain Joel Selwood has avoided any sanction following incidents during their AFL win against Brisbane.
  • Fri, Jul 10, 2020
    Geelong coach Chris Scott is hopeful Mitch Duncan and Quinton Narkle avoided serious injury after tweaking their hamstrings in the AFL side's win over Brisbane.
  • Fri, Jul 10, 2020
    Adelaide coach Matthew Nicks says ruckman Reilly O'Brien is ready to be stirred by West Coast in Saturday's AFL game for his sledge of Eagles star Nic Naitanui.
  • Fri, Jul 10, 2020
    Fremantle coach Justin Longmuir has told his players to keep their focus on the job at hand heading into Saturday's AFL clash with St Kilda.
  • Fri, Jul 10, 2020
    Geelong star Patrick Dangerfield says raising the number of players on benches could prevent an injury spike if the AFL reduces the break between matches.
  • Fri, Jul 10, 2020
    Richmond forward Tom Lynch has been named to play in Sunday's AFL clash with Sydney at the Gabba despite undergoing surgery on his broken right hand on Monday.
  • Fri, Jul 10, 2020
    AFL coaches say they're prepared to meet the challenges of shorter turnarounds between games as league hierarchy discuss fixturing problems.
  • Fri, Jul 10, 2020
    North Melbourne coach Rhyce Shaw says it is time for the Kangaroos to "turn the tables" and end a losing streak in their AFL rivalry with Essendon.
  • Fri, Jul 10, 2020
    Hawthorn's challenging start to the AFL season continues against Collingwood on Friday night but coach Alastair Clarkson hopes settling into Sydney will help.
  • Fri, Jul 10, 2020
    Carlton forward Mitch McGovern has copped stinging criticism over last week's quiet performance but will play in Sunday's AFL clash against Western Bulldogs.
  • Fri, Jul 10, 2020
    Richmond star Jack Riewoldt believes players will be happy to play more games off shorter breaks while in AFL hubs if it helps to get the season completed.
  • Fri, Jul 10, 2020
    Melbourne coach Simon Goodwin says his underperforming team has largely blocked out the wave of criticism that has come its way during a poor run of AFL form.
  • Thu, Jul 09, 2020
    AFL umpires were strict on holding-the-ball calls in round five and Luke Beveridge says the league 'flinched' on Alastair Clarkson's complaint about the rule.
  • Thu, Jul 09, 2020
    Essendon will be missing their leading goalkickers from the last six AFL seasons when they clash with North Melbourne at Metricon Stadium on Saturday night.
  • Thu, Jul 09, 2020
    Geelong star Tom Hawkins is thrilled Lincoln McCarthy has revived his AFL career at Brisbane but hopes his former teammate has a quiet game on Thursday night.
  • Thu, Jul 09, 2020
    Adelaide ruckman Reilly O'Brien has mistakenly posted his game notes on Twitter in which he describes West Coast's Nic Naitanui as "lazy and unfit".
  • Thu, Jul 09, 2020
    Fremantle coach Justin Longmuir says he has tapped into the knowledge of former Saint Blake Acres ahead of Saturday's clash with St Kilda.
  • Thu, Jul 09, 2020
    Collingwood have endured two difficult weeks on and off the field but Hawthorn won't underestimate the Magpies in Friday night's AFL clash.
  • Thu, Jul 09, 2020
    This time last year Dougal Howard was trying to keep his spot in Port Adelaide's forward line, but he's now one of St Kilda's most reliable defenders.
  • Thu, Jul 09, 2020
    Geelong guns Patrick Dangerfield and Gary Ablett have helped their AFL side to complete a come-from-behind victory over Brisbane by 27 points at the SCG.
  • Wed, Jul 08, 2020
    Brisbane coach Chris Fagan says five rounds isn't enough evidence to assess which teams are the AFL pacesetters as he plots Geelong's downfall in Sydney.
  • Wed, Jul 08, 2020
    AFL stars Tom Hawkins and Jack Riewoldt admit they're uneasy about being in hubs as their respective young families confront the coronavirus crisis in Victoria.
  • Wed, Jul 08, 2020
    Richmond forward Tom Lynch says he will train on Friday to try to overcome a broken finger and play against Sydney in their AFL game on the Gold Coast.
  • Tue, Jul 07, 2020
    Captain Max Gawn says Melbourne need to lift their intensity at training if they are to fix the skill issues that have led to a 1-3 record this AFL season.
  • Tue, Jul 07, 2020
    Port Adelaide assistant coach Jarrad Schofield says spending time together living in an AFL hub is a factor in his side being ladder-leaders after five rounds.
  • Tue, Jul 07, 2020
    Gold Coast are not willing to risk young gun Matt Rowell's long-term health and will likely undergo season-ending shoulder surgery, Suns coach Stuart Dew says.
  • Tue, Jul 07, 2020
    Gold Coast young gun Matt Rowell will undergo surgery on his injured right shoulder, with the AFL club expecting him to be sidelined for at least three months.
  • Tue, Jul 07, 2020
    Sydney are unsure when young forward Tom McCartin will return from concussion, having confirmed he will miss their round-six AFL clash with Richmond.
  • Tue, Jul 07, 2020
    Hopes of a 60,000 capacity crowd for next week's western derby could be dashed if the WA government decides against easing COVID-19 restrictions on July 18.
  • Mon, Jul 06, 2020
    Just as they were on their way to winning last year's flag, Richmond will be forced to cope without several star players for an extended period this AFL season.
  • Mon, Jul 06, 2020
    GWS coach Leon Cameron says his AFL side must start generating more Inside-50s, even if it failed to stop them finding form over the past fortnight.
  • Mon, Jul 06, 2020
    Bachar Houli has confirmed he will miss Richmond's next five AFL matches for family reasons as the reigning premiers head north to their Queensland hub.
  • Mon, Jul 06, 2020
    Adelaide ruckman Reilly O'Brien is ruling out hubs and the controversial 2018 pre-season camp as any factors in his club's winless start to this AFL season.
  • Mon, Jul 06, 2020
    The western derby crowd at Optus Stadium on July 19 could be drastically cut as WA premier Mark McGowan insists "AFL comes a distant second" to public health.
  • Mon, Jul 06, 2020
    Brisbane captain Dayne Zorko is confident his AFL early-season injury concerns are behind him as he prepares to return to action against Geelong.
  • Sun, Jul 05, 2020
    Speaking after more details of Adelaide's controversial 2018 training camp emerged, first-year coach Matthew Nicks insists the Crows are now in a good space.
  • Sun, Jul 05, 2020
    North Melbourne's Ben Cunnington copped a knock to his back early in the 49-point defeat to the Western Bulldogs and was unable to see out the match.
  • Sun, Jul 05, 2020
    Adelaide were left ruing poor accuracy in front of goal as Fremantle won the battle of the AFL's bottom two sides by 20 points on Sunday.
  • Sun, Jul 05, 2020
    GWS forwards Jeremy Finlayson and Harry Himmelberg have kicked four goals each to help their side defeat Hawthorn by 34 points in round five of the AFL season.
  • Sun, Jul 05, 2020
    Richmond have returned to the AFL winners list for the first time since March, but their 27-point victory over Melbourne has been soured by four new injuries.
  • Sun, Jul 05, 2020
    Port Adelaide coach Ken Hinkley admits their 37-point loss to an impressive Brisbane was a wake-up call after four wins to begin the AFL season.
  • Sun, Jul 05, 2020
    The mass migration of Victorian AFL clubs to hubs in Queensland and NSW has begun, with Richmond saying at least two senior players are unlikely to travel.
  • Sat, Jul 04, 2020
    The AFL has conceded a controversial free kick paid in the final quarter of Essendon's upset win against Collingwood on Friday night was a mistake.
  • Sat, Jul 04, 2020
    As Victorian clubs play their last games in the state for the foreseeable future, Dogs coach Luke Beveridge wants to the AFL to open hubs to players' families.
  • Sat, Jul 04, 2020
    Essendon star Jake Stringer will miss at least a month with an ankle injury after going down late in the Bombers' upset win against Collingwood on Friday night.
  • Sat, Jul 04, 2020
    Former St Kilda forward Josh Bruce has kicked six goals as the Western Bulldogs took North Melbourne to the cleaners in a big AFL win at Marvel Stadium.
  • Sat, Jul 04, 2020
    Geelong have overcome a scare from Gold Coast to record their third win of the AFL season in Joel Selwood's 300th and Gary Ablett's 350th AFL match.
  • Sat, Jul 04, 2020
    Brisbane have kicked six goals in a brilliant second quarter for their fourth-straight AFL win - a 37-point Gabba victory over ladder leaders Port Adelaide.
  • Sat, Jul 04, 2020
    Collingwood's Travis Varcoe has been racially vilified in a Facebook post, which also included deplorable comments about fellow Magpie Mason Cox.
  • Sat, Jul 04, 2020
    Irish defender Conor McKenna could make his AFL return on the Gold Coast next week after a strong showing for Essendon's reserves in a practice match.
  • Sat, Jul 04, 2020
    GWS defender Lachie Keeffe, the journeyman who was dropped for last year's AFL grand final, is determined to make the most of his first call-up this season.
  • Sat, Jul 04, 2020
    Geelong's Joel Selwood and Gary Ablett celebrated their milestone matches in style together, beating the Suns in their 300th and 350th AFL games respectively.
  • Sat, Jul 04, 2020
    When it comes to Sydney's AFL struggles, for coach John Longmire, size does matter with seven 194cm-plus players out injured before the loss to West Coast.
  • Sat, Jul 04, 2020
    The circus around Steele Sidebottom's off-field indiscretion was no excuse for Collingwood's poor display against Essendon, coach Nathan Buckley says.
  • Sat, Jul 04, 2020
    Matt Rowell will travel to Sydney with his Gold Coast AFL teammates but will await scans on a shoulder injury suffered early in their 37-point loss to Geelong.
  • Fri, Jul 03, 2020
    All 10 Victorian AFL clubs will leave the state and enter hubs in either WA, NSW or Queensland, with the league saying "everyone has to shoulder the load".
  • Fri, Jul 03, 2020
    The Western Bulldogs and North Melbourne typically enjoy hard-fought clashes and Luke Beveridge expects more of the same when they play on Saturday night.
  • Fri, Jul 03, 2020
    Dane Rampe's fear of flying was the last thing on his mind when Sydney's plans for round five of the AFL season changed to a game-day flight to Gold Coast.
  • Fri, Jul 03, 2020
    Former Carlton star Bryce Gibbs is still struggling to get a game at AFL club Adelaide, but coach Matthew Nicks says the midfielder's chance will come in 2020.
  • Fri, Jul 03, 2020
    Jake Stringer kicked three goals but limped off with an ankle injury in the dying stages of Essendon's 15-point AFL win over Collingwood on Friday night.
  • Thu, Jul 02, 2020
    Fremantle recruit Blake Acres will play in a scratch match this weekend while he builds up form and fitness following two leg injuries.
  • Thu, Jul 02, 2020
    St Kilda have backed up their upset victory over reigning premiers Richmond by notching up an 18-point win over slow-starting Carlton at Marvel Stadium.
  • Thu, Jul 02, 2020
    Premiership star Lewis Jetta has been omitted as one of four changes for West Coast as they attempt to break out of their AFL form slump.
  • Thu, Jul 02, 2020
    Collingwood president Eddie McGuire says Steele Sidebottom "just had a bad night" and the Magpie will remain vice-captain after serving a four-game ban.
  • Wed, Jul 01, 2020
    Players from Melbourne-based AFL clubs living in COVID-19 hotspots need to urgently find alternate housing to ensure they are not barred from entering NSW.
  • Wed, Jul 01, 2020
    Fremantle defender Hayden Young has made an immediate impact at AFL level after being snared with pick No.7 in last year's national draft.
  • Wed, Jul 01, 2020
    West Coast have been labelled soft following a three-match losing streak, and star recruit Tim Kelly says the midfield group need to turn around their form.
  • Wed, Jul 01, 2020
    Brisbane will enter a tough fortnight of fixtures without captain Dayne Zorko, who has been an almost constant presence since his 2012 AFL debut.
2020 June
  • Tue, Jun 30, 2020
    Carlton will face St Kilda on Thursday night after the AFL's fixture reshuffle and coach David Teague says the Blues are excited for the tight turnaround.
  • Tue, Jun 30, 2020
    Geelong coach Chris Scott is wary of going overboard in celebrating milestone men Gary Ablett and Joel Selwood in Saturday's AFL game against Gold Coast.
  • Tue, Jun 30, 2020
    Brisbane star Lachie Neale says he's ready for whatever the AFL's next fixture variation throws at the club, who will be missing injured captain Dayne Zorko.
  • Tue, Jun 30, 2020
    South Australia's government has followed Queensland in adopting fresh coronavirus protocols that will force the AFL into another fixture revamp.
  • Tue, Jun 30, 2020
    Sydney wouldn't blink an eye moving versatile defender Callum Mills on-ball but coach John Longmire doesn't know if they can afford to lose him from down back.
  • Tue, Jun 30, 2020
    As Victorian AFL clubs prepare to hit the road for an extended period, Trent Cotchin has conceded some Tigers players could choose not to enter interstate hubs.
  • Mon, Jun 29, 2020
    AFL boss Gillon McLachlan disagrees with Hawthorn coach Alastair Clarkson about the modern game but thinks more holding the ball free kicks need to be paid.
  • Mon, Jun 29, 2020
    Already impacted heavily, Queensland-hub-based West Coast are viewing a last-minute change to their AFL schedule as just another COVID-19 challenge.
  • Mon, Jun 29, 2020
    Scans have revealed GWS star Zac Williams has a hamstring tendon injury and will miss a month of the AFL season, while Phil Davis could yet face Hawthorn.
  • Mon, Jun 29, 2020
    As calls intensify for a prime time Queensland AFL derby, Brisbane coach Chris Fagan can see similarities in Gold Coast's rise to his own club's transformation.
  • Mon, Jun 29, 2020
    Brisbane and Gold Coast are set for extended periods on the road after Queensland's new restrictions in response to Victoria's worsening coronavirus situation.
  • Mon, Jun 29, 2020
    The AFL will be the competition hardest hit by the Queensland Government's tough new coronavirus protocols given there are 10 teams based in Melbourne.
  • Mon, Jun 29, 2020
    St Kilda have altered their training program after their AFL clash with Carlton was switched to Thursday night, with both teams getting a five-day turnaround.
  • Mon, Jun 29, 2020
    AFL clubs face longer road trips across multiple states as the league attempts to re-work its fixture on the run amid changing government coronavirus protocols.
  • Sun, Jun 28, 2020
    A three-goal haul from Dan Butler continued a strong run of form and helped inspire St Kilda to a surprise win over his old side Richmond.
  • Sun, Jun 28, 2020
    Gold Coast's fairytale run shows no signs of slowing down, but Richmond and West Coast are running out of time to stay in the AFL premiership hunt.
  • Sun, Jun 28, 2020
    Draftee Matt Rowell just continues to take to AFL like a duck to water and it's a success story that is rubbing off on his Gold Coast teammates and coach.
  • Sun, Jun 28, 2020
    Geelong's dual All-Australian defender Tom Stewart suffered a suspected broken collarbone as the Cats hung on for a three-point win over Melbourne at the MCG.
  • Sun, Jun 28, 2020
    GWS star Toby Greene was on the wrong end of the free-kick ledger on Friday night and AFL commentator Kane Cornes believes it's because of an umpiring agenda.
  • Sun, Jun 28, 2020
    If not for errant Brisbane kicking it could've been ugly, but there were still some positives for Adelaide coach Matthew Nicks to take from another AFL loss.
  • Sun, Jun 28, 2020
    Brisbane captain Dayne Zorko has suffered another calf injury during the Lions' messy 37-point AFL win over struggling Adelaide at the Gabba.
  • Sat, Jun 27, 2020
    Brisbane coach Chris Fagan sees straight past Adelaide's struggles, believing their quality list will ensure nothing comes easy at the Gabba on Sunday.
  • Sat, Jun 27, 2020
    Charlie Dixon's six goals allowed Port Adelaide to continue their dominant start to the AFL season with a 48-point defeat of the struggling West Coast.
  • Sat, Jun 27, 2020
    Fremantle captain Nat Fyfe injured a hamstring as the Dockers' winless start to the AFL season continued with a 13-point loss to Gold Coast.
  • Sat, Jun 27, 2020
    GWS ruckman Shane Mumford and coach Leon Cameron have showered second-gamer Tom Green with praise after he starred in the AFL club's win over Collingwood.
  • Sat, Jun 27, 2020
    Hawthorn coach Alastair Clarkson has urged his midfielders to bring the same intensity against North Melbourne that propelled them to an AFL win over Richmond.
  • Sat, Jun 27, 2020
    Brisbane hope their unselected AFL players can continue to get valuable game time against Gold Coast's equivalents once their Queensland hub rivals depart.
  • Sat, Jun 27, 2020
    St Kilda lost Paddy Ryder before the first bounce but controlled proceedings at Marvel Stadium to consign reigning AFL premiers Richmond to a 26-point defeat.
  • Sat, Jun 27, 2020
    Will Schofield's ill discipline has created more headaches for West Coast AFL coach Adam Simpson, who is backing his side to bounce back from a 1-3 start.


2020 July
  • Fri, Jul 10, 2020
    The A-League's operations team is working on a revised fixture list as its three Melbourne clubs prepare to travel to Sydney on Saturday morning.
  • Fri, Jul 10, 2020
    Ulises Davila feels assured his wife and three-month-old baby are safe in COVID-19 hotbed Mexico after re-joining his Phoenix teammates for the A-League.
  • Thu, Jul 09, 2020
    Former Matilda Kate Gill and ex-A-League player Beau Busch have been named as co-CEOs of Australia's Professional Footballers' Association.
  • Thu, Jul 09, 2020
    The A-League restart will go ahead as planned with three clubs stranded in coronavirus-hit Victoria granted government exemptions to travel to NSW.
  • Wed, Jul 08, 2020
    Professional Footballers Australia has slammed the A-League over the failure of Melbourne's three A-League teams to leave Victoria for a second consecutive day.
  • Tue, Jul 07, 2020
    Melbourne's A-League teams have failed to depart for Canberra for the second consecutive night, this time opting not to fly due to ACT quarantine rules.
  • Fri, Jul 03, 2020
    Western United have received a boost ahead of the A-League season restart with captain Alessandro Diamanti signing a two-year contract extension.
  • Fri, Jul 03, 2020
    Three Sydney bubbles became one on Friday when Wellington Phoenix trained as a full squad after undergoing quarantine ahead of the A-League season.
  • Thu, Jul 02, 2020
    The prospect of the 2019-20 A-League season being completed almost exclusively in a NSW hub, appears inevitable with Victoria's COVID-19 crisis deepening.
  • Thu, Jul 02, 2020
    Steph Catley is the latest Matilda to move to England, joining teammate Caitlin Foord at English soccer powerhouse Arsenal.
  • Thu, Jul 02, 2020
    Wellington Phoenix will emerge from their Sydney quarantine still convinced they can mount a compelling A-League title bid.
  • Thu, Jul 02, 2020
    FFA chief executive James Johnson say there is an opportunity to build a strong domestic transfer system, as part of a new blueprint for Australian football.
  • Thu, Jul 02, 2020
    Western Sydney Wanderers have added goalkeeper Tristan Prendergast to their roster after Swiss star Daniel Lopar returned home for personal reasons.