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Mon 14 Jan 2019

Pies camp more than footy for Pendlebury

premium_icon Pies camp more than footy for Pendlebury

After a successful 2018, Collingwood’s return to the Gold Coast in January is as much about the coffee dates as it is the pre-season training for Pendlebury.

Hawks challenged to fill Mitchell void

premium_icon Hawks challenged to fill Mitchell void

All-Australian forward Jack Gunston has challenged Hawthorn’s next generation to step up and fill the likely season-long void left by Tom Mitchell.

No.1 pick Walsh has sights set on Round 1

premium_icon No.1 pick Walsh has sights set on Round 1

Carlton’s prized No.1 draft pick Sam Walsh wants to make an instant impact in his debut season.

Sat 12 Jan 2019

Brownlow medallist posts message to fans after leg surgery

Brownlow medallist posts message to fans after leg surgery

A day after his horrific training accident, Brownlow Medallist Tom Mitchell has gone on social media to say he will overcome the injury and return to the AFL

Pie’s plea: ‘Please don’t sack me Eddie’

Pie’s plea: ‘Please don’t sack me Eddie’

FAST becoming the AFL’s Twitter king, Collingwood’s US star Mason Cox was hitting the right notes again before asking for his boss’s forgiveness.

Wed 2 Jan 2019

Bennell in more hot water with Dockers

premium_icon Bennell in more hot water with Dockers

Troubled Fremantle midfielder Harley Bennell’s future hangs in the balance after another alcohol-fuelled indiscretion.

Tue 1 Jan 2019

Fagan’s Lions cubs ready to explode

premium_icon Fagan’s Lions cubs ready to explode

Five wins in each of the past two seasons doesn’t scream finals potential, but there is a lot to like about Brisbane. Is 2019 the year the Lions rise?

Sun 30 Dec 2018

Sun rising on young talent time at Gold Coast

premium_icon Sun rising on young talent time at Gold Coast

It’s been a rough few years for the Gold Coast Suns and it’s tough to see them roaring up the AFL ladder next season but is reason to feel buoyant.

Fri 28 Dec 2018

The fall and rise of AFL's birds of prey

premium_icon The fall and rise of AFL's birds of prey

The AFL year in review: The Eagles and Magpies returned to the top of the tree, a Hawk soared to new heights and the Crows were brought back to earth.

Sun 23 Dec 2018

Ablett under pressure to play modern forward role

premium_icon Ablett under pressure to play modern forward role

GARY Ablett’s days in the midfield appear numbered as the Cats formulate a plan to move him into a more regular forward role.

Fri 21 Dec 2018

Breakout Hawk inks fresh deal

premium_icon Breakout Hawk inks fresh deal

Hawthorn hard nut Blake Hardwick has capped off his stunning season with a fresh contract after being the surprise packet in the Hawks’ resurgence this year.

Revealed: The mental strains that haunt our sport stars

premium_icon Revealed: The mental strains that haunt our sport stars

Psychologist Phil Jauncey has spent 15 years with the Broncos and Lions, picking at players brains to help them tackle their demons.

Thu 20 Dec 2018

What’s troubling our sport stars

premium_icon What’s troubling our sport stars

A leading sports psychologist looks at the peculiar pressures placed on our sports stars.

Gallen must push Flanagan pain aside

premium_icon Gallen must push Flanagan pain aside

The likely end of an eight-year football relationship with Shane Flanagan has left Paul Gallen devastated.

No quick-fix for player welfare issues: AFLPA

premium_icon No quick-fix for player welfare issues: AFLPA

Nearly 90 per cent of AFL players believe mental health is the biggest issue in the game.

Cats shape as flag threat, says star recruit O’Connor

premium_icon Cats shape as flag threat, says star recruit O’Connor

Geelong recruit Aasta O’Connor believes her new team shows all of the hallmarks of a side that is capable of sustained success.

Wed 19 Dec 2018

Footy star’s dream crippled in a flash

Footy star’s dream crippled in a flash

THE promising young football player was on the cusp of stardom when he was struck down in the cruellest way, just a week before his big break.

Blues declare profit despite horror season

premium_icon Blues declare profit despite horror season

Carlton endured one of the worst seasons in its history but that hasn’t affected the club’s bottom line.

Daw spoke of fight to overcome demons before fall

premium_icon Daw spoke of fight to overcome demons before fall

AFL star Majak Daw recently spoke out about confronting his demons, saying he found it lonely being an AFL pioneer. Daw remains in a serious condition after...

Tue 18 Dec 2018

Footy legend slams AFL over star’s bridge fall

Footy legend slams AFL over star’s bridge fall

A North Melbourne legend has launched into the AFL, labelling Majak Daw’s tragic fall from a Melbourne bridge a defining “wake-up call” for officials.

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