Cox Plate call sends AFL decider into uncharted territory

The Cox Plate has been locked in for October 24 and Moonee Valley officials have declared their preference for a daytime program, paving the way for the first-ever AFL night Grand Final.

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SuperCoach trade tips: Should we dump Round 1 flops?

Well, it has been a long time since footy was last played and we have all had plenty of time to execute (and reverse) rage trades!

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Brown’s horror ’05 leg break

AFL: Richmond's Nathan Brown suffers a horrific leg break on May 27, 2005.

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Three Fox Footy presenters conducted a 2020 mock draft. Some superstars were taken VERY late

Triple All-Australian Nick Dal Santo believes Jeremy Cameron is the best forward in the AFL, while dual premiership Kangaroo David King rates Marcus Bontempelli ahead of Patrick Dangerfield, Patrick Cripps and Lance Franklin.

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First star to go down 2020 Big Freeze slide revealed

And the first slider is... The post First star to go down 2020 Big Freeze slide revealed appeared first on Zero Hanger.

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Former AFL coach names the side who could be winless after five rounds

Former St Kilda coach Scott Watters believes Fremantle are in for a “pretty tough start” to their 2020 campaign. After losing their opening-round clash against Essendon, the Dockers have been forced to spend the first month of the season at a Gold Coast hub due to Western Australia’s current biosecurity...

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1 hour ago, SEN

How likely hefty pay cut could spark tense talks and more AFL player movement

There’s a “potential huge fight brewing” as the likelihood increases of a hefty AFL player pay cut beyond this season. But Collingwood president Eddie McGuire says “what’s there, the players will get”.

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2 hours ago, Fox Sports

‘They’re in jail’: Eddie’s cold-blooded blow

Collingwood president Eddie McGuire has taken a brazen swipe at athletics, claiming interest in the sport reached an “all-time low” due to industry-wide “systematic drug cheating” and overall poor governance.

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2 hours ago, Herald Sun

Sports Minister not ruling out possibility of crowds at sporting events in 2020

Victorian Sports Minister Martin Pakula hasn’t ruled out the possibility of crowds being allowed to attend sporting events in Australia this year. The COVID-19 crisis has seen all mass gatherings banned since March, with sporting events globally only resuming over the last fortnight in front of empty...

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2 hours ago, SEN

Collingwood star Jordan De Goey to face court over driving offences

The star Magpie has landed himself in hot water again. The post Collingwood star Jordan De Goey to face court over driving offences appeared first on Zero Hanger.

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2 hours ago, Zero Hanger, Collingwood Magpies

When will Lance Franklin return to full training?

Sydney Swans defender Dane Rampe has confirmed star forward Lance Franklin is set to return to full contact training this week. Franklin suffered an injury setback late in 2019 after returning early to pre-season training following a knee complaint during last season. The league’s hiatus has proven beneficial...

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2 hours ago, SEN, Sydney Swans

1966 and all that: Round 8 – St Kilda v Essendon

It is Round 8, and St Kilda are taking on Essendon - the reigning premiers - at Moorabbin. Peter Clark continues his look back at the 1966 season.

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Eddie McGuire’s brazen swipe at athletics after conflict of interest claims

Collingwood president Eddie McGuire has taken a brazen swipe at athletics, claiming interest in the sport reached an “all-time low” due to industry-wide “systematic drug cheating” and overall poor governance.

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3 hours ago, Fox Sports

Star Hawk and Blues ruckman suffer injury blows as contact training returns

Hawthorn star Jaeger O’Meara has suffered a face fracture during the club’s first contact training session following the COVID-19 shutdown. The Hawks vice-captain, who played in his side’s round one win over Brisbane in March, was sent for scans immediately following the incident. Football boss Graham...

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3 hours ago, SEN, Carlton Blues

Matthews slams “totally ridiculous” salary cap suggestion

VFL/AFL legend Leigh Matthews says the allowance for marquee players in the salary cap is a “totally ridiculous” proposition. Under a plan floated in recent weeks, the league’s biggest names could be paid outside the salary cap allowing the game’s stars to earn more money than ever before. A marquee...

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4 hours ago, SEN

KFC SuperCoach’s shutdown winners and losers

A lot can change in 81 days.

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5 hours ago, Herald Sun, Fantasy

What are the best footy bets after revamped draw?

Footy is back!

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5 hours ago, Herald Sun

The 20 greatest University Blues

University Blues have spent more seasons in the top division of the VAFA than any other team in the past 50 years, but despite 21 finals appearances in those 44 seasons in Premier Grade, the 2019 premiership was only their second in that span.

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5 hours ago, Herald Sun, Carlton Blues

We just re-picked this elite 2006 draft. The top five is now totally different

Joel, Josh then Jack?

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5 hours ago, Fox Sports

LIVE: ‘No guarantee they all survive’ - Peter Gordon’ warning for health of 18-club competition

As the AFL season prepares to resume on June 11, the Western Bulldogs president has a grim forecast for the health of an 18-club competition.

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5 hours ago, Fox Sports

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