AFL

Mon 19 Aug 2019

Nailbiting season closest in two decades

premium_icon Nailbiting season closest in two decades

A combination of momentum swings and low scoring has produced the closest AFL season in 20 years as Round 22 whet the appetite for a finals series to remember.

Changes imminent as Paine’s patience wears thin

premium_icon Changes imminent as Paine’s patience wears thin

The name of Marcus Harris was quick to Tim Paine’s lips followingthe drawn Test at Lord’s, suggesting a possible top-order reshuffle for Australia in third Test

End of an era as Jack joins exodus

premium_icon End of an era as Jack joins exodus

Kieren Jack will join this week’s retirement party at Sydney, joining Jarrad McVeigh, Nick Smith and Heath Grundy as premiership players departing the club.

Top 25 AFL trade and free agency targets

premium_icon Top 25 AFL trade and free agency targets

With one round to go trade and free agency talk is hitting fever pitch. Jon Ralph rates this year’s hottest targets and where they might play next season.

AFLC: Elimination finals kick off in thrilling style

premium_icon AFLC: Elimination finals kick off in thrilling style

BITS Saints and Rockhampton Brothers go head-to-head in a nail-biter

The Tackle: Sorry Chris, did we mishear?

premium_icon The Tackle: Sorry Chris, did we mishear?

Many things raised eyebrows in round 22 - and the post-match comments from the Cats coach was among them.

Lions defender wants more big jobs in finals

premium_icon Lions defender wants more big jobs in finals

Marcus Adams wanted the opportunity to play on Geelong’s Tom Hawkins and he delivered with an outstanding performance in the Lions’ win.

Sun 18 Aug 2019

‘Cooked’: Roughead’s emotional farewell

premium_icon ‘Cooked’: Roughead’s emotional farewell

Jarryd Roughead wound back the clock in his last home game for Hawthorn during a celebration befitting the man who has bled brown and gold for 14 seasons.

How the Lions can secure a home final

premium_icon How the Lions can secure a home final

There’s one round left in the AFL and Brisbane is sitting pretty in top spot – but with a trip to the MCG to face the Tigers to come, nothing is assured.

All to play for as Bulldogs smash GWS to make 8

premium_icon All to play for as Bulldogs smash GWS to make 8

While seven clubs are assured of reaching the playoffs, four more will scrap in the final round for eighth spot and that includes the Western Bulldogs.

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