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Mon 19 Aug 2019

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.

SUPER SIX: Talking points from Round 19 of AFL Mackay

premium_icon SUPER SIX: Talking points from Round 19 of AFL Mackay

In the last instalment of Super Six, we look at the state of play and get out the crystal ball ahead of the finals series.

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.

Tiger time: Dusty the hero in absolute epic

premium_icon Tiger time: Dusty the hero in absolute epic

Dustin Martin was unstoppable, leading the Tigers to an epic win over West Coast to move back into the top four in one of the best games of the season.

Sat 17 Aug 2019

Brisbane Lions' former Cat sinks Geelong

Brisbane Lions' former Cat sinks Geelong

Lincoln McCarthy was the hero at the death against his former club as Brisbane ran down Geelong in the top-of-the-table clash at the Gabba on Saturday

Blues give Teague a winning start as full-time AFL coach

Blues give Teague a winning start as full-time AFL coach

The feel-good factor at Carlton continued on Saturday with a 10-point win over St Kilda at the MCG, giving David Teague a winning start as a full-time AFL coach

Bartel speaks after marriage breakdown

Bartel speaks after marriage breakdown

Former AFL star Jimmy Bartel has broken his silence after splitting with wife Nadia, as rumours swirl he has a new woman in his life

Fri 16 Aug 2019

Suns to keep the faith in Dew

premium_icon Suns to keep the faith in Dew

The season has fallen by the wayside for Gold Coast but the Suns are eager to ease the pressure on coach Stuart Dew with a contract extension beyond next year.

Thu 15 Aug 2019

Lions primed to emerge as big Cats

premium_icon Lions primed to emerge as big Cats

Allen Christensen won a flag with Geelong and as the Lions prepare for their clash against the Cats, he is confident they can channel the lessons he learned.

Lynch: Why Pike is one of my favourites

premium_icon Lynch: Why Pike is one of my favourites

Alastair Lynch has been thinking about the impact mature-age recruits have had on Brisbane’s surge up the ladder in 2019. And that got him thinking about the man...

McStay relishing Lions finals ride

premium_icon McStay relishing Lions finals ride

Daniel McStay hasn’t had an easy ride to 100 games, so it’s little wonder he’s relishing the chance to be part of a Lions side gunning for a home final.

Deledio retires from footy

Deledio retires from footy

He was a Richmond favourite son and later a veteran presence at GWS, but a series of soft tissue injuries has forced Brett Deledio to hang up his boots.

‘Phill Inn’: Pie stunned by Sier’s hoops report

premium_icon ‘Phill Inn’: Pie stunned by Sier’s hoops report

Levi Greenwood wants answers from young teammate Brayden Sier after reports the injured midfielder played a social basketball game earlier this week.

‘I haven’t had any guarantees’: Jenkins

premium_icon ‘I haven’t had any guarantees’: Jenkins

Josh Jenkins is contracted to be at the Crows next year and determined to stay in Adelaide.

Training wheels off as ‘excited’ Teague rallies Blues

premium_icon Training wheels off as ‘excited’ Teague rallies Blues

Carlton has announced caretaker David Teague has earned a three-year deal as the club’s new senior coach tries to restore the club to an AFL power.

Teams: More changes for Dons, Dusty back

Teams: More changes for Dons, Dusty back

Essendon makes another batch of changes, bringing back several big names in a bid to save season against Fremantle, and Richmond welcomes back Dustin Martin.

Wed 14 Aug 2019

Rance-less Tigers defence sets standard

premium_icon Rance-less Tigers defence sets standard

No Rance, no worries. Richmond boasts the AFL’s premier defence since the bye rounds as it sets the platform for another flag tilt.

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