LIVE: New fixture details emerge of second footy frenzy - and two clubs are bound for Cairns

Details around the AFL’s second footy frenzy have been revealed.

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36 minutes ago, Fox Sports

Festival of Fantasy | Day 16

As we come to the end of Round 11, the end is in sight for the Festival of Fantasy. Tonight we watch the Suns and the Bombers slug it out at Metricon. Both teams are battling to keep pace with the top 8. A win for either team will see them sitting just out of the 8, Essendon with a lower percentage,...

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39 minutes ago, Jock Reynolds, Fantasy

Third AFL transition hub to open the door for Ablett, Edwards returns

The AFL will establish a third “transition hub” on the eve of finals. The clubs were told yesterday that the league would provide a final olive branch for players to join the game in Queensland. The hub will be set-up from September 1 – primarily for players at clubs in finals contention. The home-and-away...

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1 hour ago, SEN

Multiple clubs lining up for star Giant, report says

Plenty of clubs showing interest in the star Giant, per Jake Niall ? The post Multiple clubs lining up for star Giant, report says appeared first on Zero Hanger.

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1 hour ago, Zero Hanger

The “little positives” out of Collingwood’s win over Adelaide

Despite it being a potential banana skin and with a weakened side in action, Collingwood got the job done against Adelaide on Tuesday night. The Magpies rested the likes of Darcy Moore and Ben Reid while Adam Treloar, Jamie Elliott, Isaac Quaynor and Will Hoskin-Elliott all went out injured for the clash...

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1 hour ago, SEN, Collingwood Magpies

Polls: Wisdom Of The Crowd

Anyone up for a science experiment?

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1 hour ago, Supercoach Talk, Fantasy

The tough selection dilemma in front of Adelaide

Kane Cornes believes Adelaide needs to change up their forward mix and go smaller inside 50. The winless Crows kept pace with Collingwood for three quarters in Tuesday night’s eventual 24-point loss, with Elliott Himmelberg one of the few highlights. The young key forward kicked two goals and took three...

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1 hour ago, SEN

The ‘grim’ and awkwardly-timed reality North Melbourne has never faced — until now

The Kangaroos now face a glaring reality that, this week, has slapped them right in the face: An unprecedented, club-first rebuild.

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1 hour ago, Fox Sports, North Melbourne Kangaroos

The two teams relocating to Cairns for the next block of the fixture

Sydney and Fremantle will be based in Cairns when the AFL season heads to far north Queensland. The Swans and Dockers will tomorrow be announced as the two teams relocated to Cairns, with as many as six games to be played at Cazaly’s Stadium. The two clubs will be in Cairns from rounds 15-18, but won’t...

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2 hours ago, SEN

Has the holding the ball change improved the game?

The holding the ball interpretation has led to mass confusion across the board, but is it improving the game? In the last week, coaches, players and the media have all lamented the change and the inconsistency across the board it has caused. Tim Watson told SEN Breakfast on Monday: “I don’t think you...

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2 hours ago, SEN

Garry Lyon unleashes over AFL hypocrisy

Melbourne legend Garry Lyon has blasted the AFL for “condoning” punching instead of stamping it out after Dustin Martin was only fined for striking.

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2 hours ago, Herald Sun

Why the Bulldogs had a “good joke” at Wallis’ expense

Mitch Wallis has been the shining light in the forward line for the Western Bulldogs this season. Usually deployed as a medium-sized pressure player inside forward 50, Wallis has become the Bulldogs’ main avenue to goal in 2020, leading the way with 16 goals. But he could be more than four clear of second-placed...

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2 hours ago, SEN, Western Bulldogs

Why mid-week AFL matches should be the new normal

The AFL may have had no option but to schedule a footy feast because of COVID-19, but there is no reason why mid-week matches should not continue next season.

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3 hours ago, The Age

The injured best 22 player Freo should consider cashing in at the trade period

Teams such as Geelong, Hawthorn, Sydney and more will likely be looking for key defensive depth in the upcoming trade period and Fremantle might be the team capable of offering that and making a trade. It doesn’t look like it now given their run of injuries, but the Dockers are over-stocked when it comes...

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3 hours ago, SEN, Fremantle Dockers

1966 and all that: First Semi-final – Essendon v Geelong

Peter Clark's tremendous account of the 1966 season continues - with defending premiers Essendon playing the Cats in the First Semi-final. Here's what happened.

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3 hours ago, The Footy Almanac, Essendon Bombers, Geelong Cats

Why old Blues aren’t playing top-20 draft kids

Carlton is intent on finishing the year strongly playing a side that will see it contend for finals, adamant its team is filled with elite 22-25 year old talent.

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3 hours ago, Herald Sun, Carlton Blues

Bum poke left teammate wanting more

Georgie Parker’s bum poke left her teammate wanting more.

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3 hours ago, Herald Sun

Is Collingwood still a premiership contender?

It was not pretty, but Collingwood left South Australia on Tuesday night with the four points, beating the winless Adelaide after trailing at half-time. The Magpies came into 2020 as one of the premiership favourites, but injuries to key personnel have left them depleted across all three lines. Are they...

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3 hours ago, SEN, Collingwood Magpies

"Disingenuous rot": Lyon calls out AFL over striking 'crackdown'

Garry Lyon believes the AFL has lost the right to claim they want to take striking out of the game. In the wake of Andrew Gaff’s huge ban for punching Andrew Brayshaw, the AFL claimed they would be cracking down on strikes in order to stamp it out of the game. However, Richmond champion Dustin Martin...

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4 hours ago, SEN

‘You are condoning punching’: Garry Lyon calls out AFL’s double standards after Dustin Martin fine

Melbourne champion Garry Lyon has called out the AFL following the latest fine handed to Richmond superstar Dustin Martin for striking, claiming the league is “kidding itself” if it thought it was stamping out off-ball jabs.

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4 hours ago, Fox Sports

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