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Land of Hope - Something to Crow about

Land of Hope - Something to Crow about

Each week thewest.com.au catches up with our Melbourne-based sports writer Shayne Hope for his view of the AFL from the other side.

Read 1 hour ago, The West Australian

Explaining AFL’s Saturday night fever

Saturday night’s alright for fighting but it’s not much good for footy. There’s a surcharge on atmosphere that makes most of the other social options available to well-rounded people...

Read 2 hours ago, The Roar

Is North at the mercy of the ‘Round 6 curse’?

North Melbourne sits atop the AFL ladder undefeated after the opening six rounds. Are they guaranteed a finals spot? Yes they are, and history will support that argument, as well as the fact they’ve...

Read 2 hours ago, The Roar

Sandi could be back in round 10

Sandi could be back in round 10

Ruckman Aaron Sandilands hopes to be running within a week, with Freo predicting his return is not far away.

Read 3 hours ago, The West Australian

Banged-up duo in doubt

Banged-up duo in doubt

Eagles Jack Darling and Jeremy McGovern are battling to be fit for the trip to face the Cats this weekend.

Read 3 hours ago, The West Australian

Cats fortress mission bad news for Eagles

Cats fortress mission bad news for Eagles

Geelong want to rebuild their Simonds Stadium fortress this season — both literally and metaphorically.

Read 3 hours ago, The West Australian, Geelong Cats, West Coast Eagles

Eddie, do you not like the GWS Academy because it’s working?

A big feature of this AFL season to date has been the rise up the ladder of GWS Giants. The competition’s newest team have emerged as a genuine force. And as the Giants rise, attention has been focussed...

Read 3 hours ago, The Roar, Greater Western Sydney Giants

Forwards the key to Fremantle’s revival

Heading into Round 7 with no wins just a season after finishing minor premiers isn’t an ideal situation, but it is where the Fremantle Dockers sit at the moment. But while some people are calling...

Read 4 hours ago, The Roar, Fremantle Dockers

Hawthorn unveil indigenous jumper

What do you think of your indigenous jumper Hawks fans?

Read 6 hours ago, Zero Hanger, Hawthorn Hawks

Player With PODential – Round 7

Saint Nick was in my side for a lot of the preseason. I knew that more of a midfield role with help him score well in SuperCoach, but at a touch under 500k, I had [...]

Read 7 hours ago, SuperCoach HQ, Fantasy

Magpies eye Oakleigh alliance

THE Collingwood empire could expand further as the Pies eye a formal alliance with elite junior TAC Cup side Oakleigh Chargers.

Read 7 hours ago, Herald Sun, Collingwood Magpies

Shane Mumford re-signs until 2018

Greater Western Sydney ruckman Shane Mumford will see his playing career out as a Giant after re-signing with the club until the end of 2018.

Read 7 hours ago, Zero Hanger

Buy, Hold, Sell – Round 7

BUY First of all, let’s take a glance over the Two game rookies (Bubble Boys) The order in which I think you should pick them: Josh Smith (Coll): 102k, Average 84, Breakeven -108 Mason Cox [...]

Read 8 hours ago, SuperCoach HQ, Fantasy

A Giant debate

A Giant debate

Is Greater Western Sydney really on the road to football domination?

Read 8 hours ago, AFL

Clubs take aim at Giants’ river of gold

AFL clubs say unless Greater Western Sydney’s talent academy is stripped of the Riverina goldmine the Giants will have little incentive to grow the game.

Read 8 hours ago, Herald Sun, Greater Western Sydney Giants

New deal for Mummy

SHANE Mumford will play out his career at Greater Western Sydney after signing a two-year deal. The new contract will take him until the end of 2018, when he will be 32. “When I first got here, you walk...

Read 8 hours ago, K-Rock Football

Dees duo ruled out ahead of Suns clash

Melbourne rules out Christian Salem and Angus Brayshaw-- Delivered by Feed43 service

Read 8 hours ago, AFL Fantasy, Fantasy, Gold Coast Suns, Melbourne Demons

Rioli v Rioli

Rioli v Rioli

Uncle Cyril warns nephew Daniel about what to expect on Friday

Read 8 hours ago, AFL

Demons' young guns ruled out of Gold Coast clash

Melbourne suffer blow ahead of Round 7.

Read 9 hours ago, Zero Hanger, Gold Coast Suns, Melbourne Demons

‘He’s got a fair-sized head, it’s hard to miss’

MELBOURNE midfielder Angus Brayshaw won’t play this week against Gold Coast — and teammate Bernie Vince says it’s because his head’s too big.

Read 9 hours ago, Fox Sports