AFL

Thu 4 Jun 2020

AFL coach’s blunt message to Trump

AFL coach’s blunt message to Trump

Collingwood coach has some words of advice for US President Donald Trump as protests championing racial equality rage across America.

Irate Eddie rips into gutless Kochie

Irate Eddie rips into gutless Kochie

An exasperated Eddie McGuire has taken aim at Sunrise co-host David Koch as the pair’s AFL clubs face off over a longstanding dispute.

The footy regret that ‘eats at’ ruck powerhouse

premium_icon The footy regret that ‘eats at’ ruck powerhouse

West Coast’s drug issues during their successful period came at a cost, and Hall of Fame inductee Dean Cox’s greatest footy regret centres around that time.

In: Fyfe. Out: Dusty: Tigers’ huge fan flip

premium_icon In: Fyfe. Out: Dusty: Tigers’ huge fan flip

Imagine Nat Fyfe and Marcus Bontempelli charging through the Richmond midfield. It could have happened if AFL stars got to play for the team they loved.

Wed 3 Jun 2020

Footy plan to let groups of 50 fans attend games

premium_icon Footy plan to let groups of 50 fans attend games

The AFL is investigating whether spectators could return to games in small numbers, including the possibility of starting with 50 seated patrons.

Viney, Howe, then who? AFL SuperCoach’s best mid-pricers

premium_icon Viney, Howe, then who? AFL SuperCoach’s best mid-pricers

Here’s 15 players who could boost your AFL Supercoach team.

This could change Tiger’s mind about Cats MCG finals

premium_icon This could change Tiger’s mind about Cats MCG finals

Here’s a glimpse at what AFL teams would look like if stars played for the club they grew up supporting.

Tue 2 Jun 2020

Early mail: Door opens for forgotten AFL SuperCoach rookies

premium_icon Early mail: Door opens for forgotten AFL SuperCoach rookies

There are more than 10 rookies who could make way for returning teammates in Round 2. And the No.1 cheapie target is under an injury cloud.

‘We’re in trouble’: Brave NRL exposes AFL

‘We’re in trouble’: Brave NRL exposes AFL

The NRL’s first weekend back has been a massive success, with even the AFL looking over the fence for some tips to make the game better.

10 must-have players for AFL SuperCoach restart

premium_icon 10 must-have players for AFL SuperCoach restart

We’ve torn up our pre-season list of the must-have players in KFC SuperCoach as we prepare for footy’s June 11 return.

Mon 1 Jun 2020

Martin set for restart despite knee injury

premium_icon Martin set for restart despite knee injury

The COVID—19 enforced AFL shutdown was a blessing for Brisbane’s Stefan Martin as it gave him plenty of time to recover from a knee injury sustained in Round 1.

Fri 29 May 2020

PR agents or journos? Eddie stoush heats up again

premium_icon PR agents or journos? Eddie stoush heats up again

Journalist Sam McClure isn’t resigning and Eddie McGuire isn’t backing down after a Footy Classified stoush which had the football world reaching for popcorn.

Thu 28 May 2020

Motorbike to ‘Baby Shark’: Charlie’s new goal celebration

premium_icon Motorbike to ‘Baby Shark’: Charlie’s new goal celebration

COVID-19 has changed the AFL, but this could be the strangest. With no crowds at the Gabba, Lions players have selected songs to play after their goals.

Furious NRL host blasts AFL ‘halfwits’

Furious NRL host blasts AFL ‘halfwits’

A cross-code war is erupting over the race to restart the season and Paul Kent has given AFL legends turned media figures a rude reality check.

Wed 27 May 2020

Port Adelaide picks brains of NRL counterparts

premium_icon Port Adelaide picks brains of NRL counterparts

While others have slammed the NRL and its return to play strategy, Port Adelaide has been picking the brain of its rugby league counterparts.

Tue 26 May 2020

Empty stands ‘neutralises’ home ground advantage: Rockliff

premium_icon Empty stands ‘neutralises’ home ground advantage: Rockliff

Port Adelaide midfielder Tom Rockliff says no fans will neutralise the home ground advantage teams have enjoyed.

Brisbane Lions must press home advantage

premium_icon Brisbane Lions must press home advantage

After the AFL released the first block of fixtures for the season restart on Monday, Brisbane were left cheering with a month of home games

Fixture winners and losers: Hawks’ nightmare start

premium_icon Fixture winners and losers: Hawks’ nightmare start

Every fixture has winners and losers – and it is not hard to see Alastair Clarkson and his men face an uphill battle.

Sun 24 May 2020

Top Cat says Steven stabbing details will come out

premium_icon Top Cat says Steven stabbing details will come out

The football world has been waiting to find out what happened to Jack Steven. And answers might not be far away.

NRL boss has cheeky dig at the AFL

NRL boss has cheeky dig at the AFL

Peter V’landys was widely scrutinised when he announced the NRL would return in late May, but the bold move has proved a masterstroke.

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