‘I was being set up’: Stephen Dank’s explosive claims, one decade on from Essendon drugs saga

Stephen Dank, the man who led Essendon’s 2012 supplements program, says he was “set up”.

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9 hours ago, Fox Sports, Essendon Bombers

Tigers declare big guns fit and firing for practice matches

Richmond premiership stars Tom Lynch and Jack Graham will be fit for the club’s pair of pre-season clashes after overcoming worrying foot injuries that have hampered their pre-seasons.

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10 hours ago, Herald Sun, Richmond Tigers

Bad luck Blues – Williams out for 2023; Philp surgery

Carlton defender, Zac Williams, has been ruled out for the 2023 AFL season after suffering a ruptured anterior cruciate ligament (ACL) injury during training on Friday. The injury was confirmed after scans and he will undergo surgery next week to repair the ACL. According to Carlton Head of Football,...

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10 hours ago, Big Footy, Carlton Blues

Baby joy for AFL star, reality TV wife

Reality TV star Tayla Damir and her AFL star husband Nathan Broad have announced they are expecting a baby girl.

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11 hours ago, Herald Sun

The South Australian warming as favourite to fill Pies’ rookie spot

Collingwood are yet to decide who fills their vacant rookie spot but a South Australian ruckman is firming as favourite.

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11 hours ago, The Age, Collingwood Magpies

AFL couple’s defiant terminal cancer act

Port Adelaide star Jeremy Finlayson’s fiancee Kelly Gardner has revealed that despite her diagnosis of stage four lung cancer, the pair still have some plans for the future including having a second child.

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12 hours ago, Herald Sun

Power player Jeremy Finlayson’s fiancee Kellie Gardner opens up on terminal cancer nightmare

Port Adelaide star Jeremy Finlayson’s fiancee Kelly Gardner has revealed that despite her diagnosis of stage four lung cancer, the pair still have some plans for the future including having a second child.

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12 hours ago, Fox Sports

Why Swans can overcome pain of grand final defeat

Of the eight sides that have lost a grand final by 48 points or more since the turn of the millennium, none have won a final the following year. Sydney coach John Longmire scoffs at talk of hoodoos, but he moved swiftly to address the pain from the heavy loss to Geelong.

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14 hours ago, The Age

‘Massive cover-up’: Last-ditch bid to clear Essendon 34

A last-ditch bid to clear the names of 34 Essendon players wiped out for doping has been made in a Queensland tribunal.

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15 hours ago, Herald Sun, Essendon Bombers

Bomber explains Scott’s game plan as Rutten backed to again become a senior coach

Essendon utility Kyle Langford says the Bombers will enter 2023 armed with a new game plan under Brad Scott. With Scott joining the club in the off-season after the sacking of Ben Rutten, Langford says the former North Melbourne has come to The Hangar with his own ideas and hopes to rectify issues...

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17 hours ago, SEN, Essendon Bombers

The talented Lion tipped to go to “another level” in 2023

Brisbane veteran Daniel Rich is excited by the prospect of what Zac Bailey can deliver for the Lions this season. The 23-year-old produced another quality season in 2022, kicking 37 goals and averaging 17 disposals as a small forward who spent time through the midfield. Bailey has developed incrementally...

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18 hours ago, SEN

Jake Lloyd – Deck of Dream Team 2023

Jake Lloyd – Deck of Dream Team 2023

Player Jake Lloyd Club Sydney Swans Position DEF Price $807,000 Bye 12 2022 avg 91.1 2022 gms 21 Proj. avg 98 Draft range Round 3 Click here for 2023 Fantasy Classic prices. Why should I pick him? History, consistency, price tag, uniqueness – All reasons Jake Lloyd should be heavily...

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22 hours ago, Dreamteam Talk, Fantasy

Essendon drugs saga podcast

Mark Robinson and Michael Warner take you behind the Essendon drugs saga. Listen from 12pm Monday.

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22 hours ago, Herald Sun, Essendon Bombers

Victim of a ‘set up’: How porn dupe triggered drugs tsunami

Sports scientist Stephen Dank – the architect of Essendon’s disastrous 2012 supplements program – insists he was the victim of a “set up”.

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22 hours ago, Herald Sun

Bomber destruction: Cold wars, shattered souls from sad saga

Essendon remains a ghost of warriors past.

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22 hours ago, Herald Sun, Essendon Bombers

How the biggest scandal in AFL history erupted

The biggest scandal in Australian sports history erupted at a snap press conference at AFL House at 2pm on Tuesday, February 5, 2013.

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22 hours ago, Herald Sun

Young and the restless: The emerging stars your club hopes can shine in 2023

Amid the pre-season slog, there is plenty of excitement around the young stars hoping to take the next step in 2023. We take a look at who your club needs to have an impact come the season proper.

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1 day ago, The Age

The AFL pre-season coaching pressure gauge

I know, I know it’s February. But I’m bored and footy deprived. So let’s do a coaching pressure gauge, which is let’s face it way too early to call. We will be starting with the coach under the least amount of pressure going to the coach under the most amount of pressure. 18. Chris Scott (Geelong) Winning...

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1 day ago, The Roar

Why record-holding AFL umpire wants the centre bounce to survive

Former AFL umpire Shane McInerney hopes the centre bounce remains at the top level. McInerney, who umpired 500 matches between 1994 and 2019 including two Grand Finals, is the VFL/AFL record holder for games umpired. While he’s been retired since 2019, McInerney keeps a keen eye on the game and disagrees...

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1 day ago, SEN

PODCAST | Who Will Get The Free Agency Bump?

Lekdog & Damo look through the list of Free Agents for 2023 (AFL List – https://www.afl.com.au/news/873630/prolific-don-big-roo-headline-bumper-crop-of-2023-free-agents) and work out who will add a few extra points to their average to earn a few extra dollars at the end of the year. Check...

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1 day ago, Jock Reynolds, Fantasy

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