Round 20 2021 and S Black AFLW Draft Interview

Bumper show with afl.com.au expert Sarah Black recapping the AFLW draft and free agency, plus a recap of the Cats game, celebrating Dan Rioli's new role and a Dockers preview.

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1 hour ago, Richmond Tiger Talk, Richmond Tigers

Throw the book at reckless, selfish COVID sceptics

Authorities quickly put a dampener on James Ward-Collins (above right) in Sydney. PICTURES: ABC, Channel 7. If you’ve ever engaged with the kind of ‘anti-vaxxers’, ‘mask mutineers’ or ‘shutdown seditionists’ who flaunted the law at Saturday’s anti-lockdown protests, chances are it was an exercise in...

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1 hour ago, Footyology

Geelong’s persistence deserves a premiership

Patrick Dangerfield (left) and Tom Hawkins are two key pillars of Geelong’s premiership pursuit. Photo: AFL MEDIA If you’re an AFL romantic without a horse in the race this September, it’s likely your sympathies are going to be with either the Western Bulldogs or Melbourne, and understandably...

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2 hours ago, Footyology, Geelong Cats

AFL news 2021, Christian Petracca goalkicking accuracy, Melbourne Demons, Leigh Montagna on AFL360, premiership hopes, 57 year drought

St Kilda champion Leigh Montagna believes Christian Petracca maximising his opportunities in front of goal holds the key to Melbourne’s premiership hopes.

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2 hours ago, Fox Sports, Melbourne Demons

2021 : Simulating the Final Ladder After Round 19

I’ve waited about as long as I could for the venues to be announced for two of the Round 20 games but, as I type this, they are still officially TBC. So, I’ve assumed that both the Suns’ and Giants’ home games will be played at Cararra. I’ll post an update if that’s not correct, and there’s time.In the...

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2 hours ago, Matter of Stats

AFL players lose it over Titmus win

A room full of Melbourne footy players have featured in an adorable video screaming at the television during Olympian Ariarne Titmus’ incredible gold medal performance on Wednesday.

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2 hours ago, Herald Sun

Can Petracca win Melbourne a flag?

AFL: Leigh Montagna explains how Christian Petracca can be the Melbourne's key to winning their first flag in 57 years.

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2 hours ago, Herald Sun

Carlton ‘careers are on the line’ this week. Why 17 rival clubs will be watching

AFL legend Nick Riewoldt has declared that Carlton ‘careers are on the line’ in Friday night’s clash against St Kilda.

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3 hours ago, Fox Sports, Carlton Blues

Covid latest: Desperate steps to save MCG Grand Final

The strength of the Covid-safe plan the AFL and MCG submit to Victoria’s nervous public health officials will help decide whether the grand final is played in Melbourne or Perth.

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4 hours ago, Herald Sun

Cunnington has successful surgery

AFL: North Melbourne's Ben Cunnington has undergone a successful surgery after a shock tumour was uncovered.

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4 hours ago, Herald Sun

Gloves off: AFL comes down hard after concussion episode

The AFL has placed a ban on sparring and combat boxing among players after the Mitch Lewis concussion episode at Hawthorn in June.

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4 hours ago, Herald Sun

Richardson names the crowd capacity needed to keep the Grand Final in Melbourne

The AFL is poised to make a decision in the coming weeks whether to keep the Grand Final in Melbourne. As Victoria comes out of its fifth lockdown, the league faces at least another two weeks of games without crowds in Victoria. The latest outbreak centred on transmission at both the MCG and AAMI Park,...

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5 hours ago, SEN

Players get relief as AFL lifts restrictions

Despite the cautionary tales of Rowan Marshall, Josh Dunkley and Toby Greene being fresh in the memory, the AFL on Wednesday gave the green light for players and club staff in Victoria to live freely without lockdown-style restrictions.

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5 hours ago, The Age

AFL’s ‘easy’ call on Perth Grand Final

The AFL is holding out hope it will be able to get a big crowd into the MCG for this year’s Grand Final — but the clock is ticking.

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5 hours ago, Herald Sun

Snapshot: The Last Rance, as he dons the sash in Southport

Former Tiger Alex Rance was the star of the show in a team not short of movie star names, two AFL umpires are waiting for the all clear to get married two years after becoming engaged, and the Olympics and football continue to mix.

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5 hours ago, The Age, Essendon Bombers

CBAs & Kick Ins Rd 19

All the stats that you need.

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6 hours ago, Supercoach Talk, Fantasy

Pies star to wait on coach call; Dockers ‘positive’ gun will stay: AFL Trade Whispers

A Magpies star will wait until a new coach is appointed before re-signing.

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6 hours ago, Fox Sports, Collingwood Magpies, Fremantle Dockers

Bob Murphy on the weight of AFL captaincy and whether Carlton should unburden Patrick Cripps

Bob Murphy wonders whether Carlton co-captain Patrick Cripps would benefit from relinquishing the club captaincy. Murphy, who skippered the Western Bulldogs for three years, has explained in-depth the weight and burden that comes with leading a football club and wonders whether releasing Cripps from...

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7 hours ago, SEN, Carlton Blues

Frantic race for final Rising Star nominations

Six of the top 10 favourites for the NAB AFL Rising Star award at the start of the season are yet to win a nomination as a clear frontrunner for the title begins to emerge.

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7 hours ago, Herald Sun

Matt Rendell's ideal Victorian landing spot for Adam Cerra

Could North Melbourne be the ideal landing spot for Fremantle midfielder Adam Cerra? The 21-year-old is out of contract at the end of the season and weighing up a move home to Victoria. Veteran AFL recruiter Matt Rendell believes Cerra would fit in perfectly in the young Kangaroos midfield. “You need...

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8 hours ago, SEN

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