Coaches stunned by new AFL dawn

AFL teams are going to have to adjust quickly to 2021’s rule changes to ensure they keep pace with the rest of the competition.

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22 minutes ago, Herald Sun

AFL pre-season LIVE: Cats unleash gun recruit trio against baby Bombers

Geelong unleashes its three big-name recruits for the first time while Essendon’s young guns will be on display in Saturday night’s AFL pre-season clash.

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50 minutes ago, Fox Sports, Essendon Bombers, Geelong Cats

Former Giants defender opens up on “messy” finish to 2020 season

Former Greater Western Sydney defender Heath Shaw has opened up on the “messy” ending to the Giants’ 2020 campaign in hub life. Shaw was delisted by the Giants in September last year after 152 games with the club, initially moving north from Collingwood at the end of the 2013 season....

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58 minutes ago, Zero Hanger, Greater Western Sydney Giants

AFL pre-season LIVE: Hawks’ bargain recruit, North’s top pick on show

Two rebuilding teams hoping to shock the footy world in 2021 collide in a Saturday afternoon pre-season clash as North Melbourne hosts Hawthorn.

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1 hour ago, Fox Sports, Hawthorn Hawks

North Melbourne name 2021 leadership group

A couple of new faces have been chosen to lead the Kangaroos this season. The post North Melbourne name 2021 leadership group appeared first on Zero Hanger.

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1 hour ago, Zero Hanger, North Melbourne Kangaroos

Luckless Pie Will Kelly’s latest setback as star Steele Sidebottom faces race for Round 1

Luckless Magpie Will Kelly faces an extended period on the sidelines, while star veteran Steele Sidebottom is in a race to be fit for Round 1 after Collingwood’s costly pre-season loss to Richmond.

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1 hour ago, Fox Sports

Pies lose to Tigers in pre-season

AFL: Collingwood's pre-season encounter with Richmond didn't go to plan, copping a couple of injuries and a six-point loss.

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2 hours ago, Herald Sun, Collingwood Magpies, Richmond Tigers

Norder Q&A: AFLW will be ‘off its head’ by 2030

Jon Ralph chats to Collingwood’s All Australian ruck Sharni Norder about her journey from Australian Diamonds captain to AFLW battler to accomplished footballer. Norder (nee Layton) has just published her first book — No Apologies — which charts her rise to netball stardom and her journey back from rock...

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2 hours ago, Herald Sun

Star Giants who need to lead the team, not just play in it

Has the Ferarri stalled? After making the Grand Final in 2019, the Giants slipped out of the eight last year and then lost gun forward Jeremy Cameron to Geelong. Many see it as the beginning of a big slide for the Giants. But they still have oodles of talent on their list.

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2 hours ago, Herald Sun, Greater Western Sydney Giants

Kane Cornes proposes radical coaching trade

Could we see coaches trading places along with draft picks? ? The post Kane Cornes proposes radical coaching trade appeared first on Zero Hanger.

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2 hours ago, Zero Hanger

2021 Defender Projections Group 2

The Second set of Defenders is ready to go!

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3 hours ago, Supercoach Talk, Fantasy

Collingwood hit with double injury blow

INJURY NEWS | The Magpies' luckless run with injuries has returned on the eve of the 2021 season. The post Collingwood hit with double injury blow appeared first on Zero Hanger.

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4 hours ago, Zero Hanger, Collingwood Magpies

‘Biggest test’ from AFL rule changes not man-on-mark: Buckley

Nathan Buckley and Damien Hardwick did not have to be prodded to speak about how two of the AFL’s rule changes might make footy look different in 2021. 

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4 hours ago, The Age

Six ways to pick a KFC SuperCoach defence

Premiership teams are built from the backline, and the same is true in KFC SuperCoach.

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8 hours ago, Herald Sun, Fantasy

Hardwick says AFL is now a different game

A low pressure system is sweeping across the AFL landscape, caused by a contentious new rule in conjunction with tighter interchange restrictions and longer games. Steve Hocking’s attempt at opening kicking lanes, speeding up play and increasing scoring is already having a marked effect. Whether...

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12 hours ago, The Roar

AFL top eight predictions: Seventh place

The series continues as I count down my predictions for the finalists of the upcoming AFL season as we reach the team that will finish seventh. 7. St Kilda Saints The Saints took the step they’d been waiting for last season, making the finals for the first time since 2011. The rise up the ladder can...

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12 hours ago, The Roar

An All Australian dark horse from each club

The All Australian squad hit lows last year when Dustin Martin was named in a forward pocket and yet he’s not really known as a crumbing type. With the AAMI series coming up and the pre-season known as the prediction season, who is someone from each club that is a cheeky outside chance of getting...

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12 hours ago, The Roar

Punish the act not the repercussion

AFL: Nick Riewoldt believes the punishment process in the AFL is twisted, saying we should punish the action not the result.

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15 hours ago, Herald Sun

Double blow sinks boot into Magpies

The big question before the AFL Community Series match between Collingwood and Richmond was which Magpies were we going to get.

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15 hours ago, Herald Sun, Collingwood Magpies

Collingwood v Richmond – AAMI Fantasy notes

Collingwood v Richmond – AAMI Fantasy notes

Although this contest was just a pre-season hit for both clubs, there were a number of developments to come out of the game for fantasy coaches. From a team’s perspective, Collingwood appeared to want to move the ball more quickly, with fewer disposals. The Magpies have been amongst the top fantasy scoring...

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15 hours ago, Dreamteam Talk, Fantasy, Collingwood Magpies, Richmond Tigers

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