Former AFL player’s death probed as part of investigation into drug policy

Sport Integrity Australia is reportedly probing the death of a former Melbourne and Fremantle player as part of its investigation into the AFL’s illicit drug policy. 

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5 hours ago, The Age

West Coast release statement following spectator incident at Western Derby

“This type of behaviour has no place in our game.”

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5 hours ago, Zero Hanger, West Coast Eagles

The stats that matter for your AFL team in Round 7

See what statistic might determine your club’s fate this weekend?

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6 hours ago, Zero Hanger

The Tribunal’s Greene call gave us a clear and helpful expectation – it’s just not very practical

The suspension stands – that was the most likely and understandable outcome. It’s how the rules have been reverse engineered and in truth, the Giants didn’t even get close to success last night. Greene wasn’t contesting the ball at the moment of impact and that was the disqualifier… it didn’t matter...

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6 hours ago, SEN

Adelaide struggling to pinpoint how to fix issues as frustrations persist

Adelaide has fallen to a 1-5 record following a nail-biting, and somewhat controversial, home loss to Essendon last Friday night. While an unfortunate umpiring decision did ultimately deny the Crows the opportunity to take the lead in the final moments, the game was largely dominated by the Bombers. Had...

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6 hours ago, SEN

Contender’s big issue rears ugly head again; Blues’ ‘best in the comp’ edge — Blowtorch

Why there might be multiple causes for concern in Port Adelaide’s defence and a big-time position change on the cards for one of the competition’s emerging key forwards.

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6 hours ago, Fox Sports, Carlton Blues

West Coast to make surprise Harley Reid selection call

The teenager reportedly won’t play this weekend.

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7 hours ago, Zero Hanger, West Coast Eagles

Star Roo tipped to become “the most sought-after player in the game”, trio of clubs to show interest: AFL trade news

Three sides are expected to "throw the absolute kitchen sink" at the 24-year-old.

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7 hours ago, Zero Hanger

AFL News: Reid on track to be $1 million teenager, Cats star makes contract call, Yze cops flak before Demons reunion

West Coast are set to rest No.1 draft pick Harley Reid against the Suns this weekend as the hype surrounding his breakout season hype goes into overdrive to ensure he is ready for the blockbuster against the Bombers the following round. And the 19-year-old could become a very rich teenager very quickly...

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7 hours ago, The Roar, Geelong Cats, Melbourne Demons

“Error of judgment”: Why Watson believes the Tribunal got the Greene decision wrong

Tim Watson believes the AFL Tribunal made the wrong decision in upholding Toby Greene’s suspension on Tuesday night. The GWS captain was initially hit with a one-match ban for making contact with the head of Carlton’s Jordan Boyd in an aerial contest during Saturday’s clash at Marvel Stadium. The Giants,...

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7 hours ago, SEN

Holmes signs on with Cats

Geelong young gun Max Holmes has inked a fresh contract extension with the Cats.

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7 hours ago, The Age, Geelong Cats

Fallen Premiums – Round 7, 2024

Can we trust Luke Beveridge?

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8 hours ago, Supercoach Talk, Fantasy

Who they missed: The five players who were overlooked by the coaches in Round 6

Which players should have been given coaches votes for their Round 6 performances? Champion Data’s Daniel Hoyne has named the five players who were perhaps overlooked by the coaches on the weekend. The below guys rated in the top five of Champion Data’s ratings yet did not receive any votes (aside from...

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8 hours ago, SEN

AFL 2024: Every club’s reason for hope and optimism over rest of season, positives at each team, best players, analysis, latest news

It’s easy to feel negative about your footy team after a few early losses — but it’s also easy to forget how long the season is.

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8 hours ago, Fox Sports

The Roar’s AFL expert tips and predictions, Anzac Day Eve: Dees or Tigers to kick off the longest weekend?

The Roar’s AFL expert tips and predictions, Anzac Day Eve: Dees or Tigers to kick off the longest weekend?

It’s a festival of footy as Anzac Round dawns, with matches to be played across a whopping five days in 2024’s most spread-out ‘weekend’ of action. That’s good news for some, bad news for others – like say, those poor souls whose job it is to write something on...

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9 hours ago, The Roar, Melbourne Demons, Richmond Tigers

Questions to ponder ahead of Round 7: Can Stringer play hero on Anzac Day, and is Port’s gun midfield actually their Achilles heel?

Ahead of a monster round of football, headlined by Anzac Day between the Bombers and Pies, we look at some of the intriguing questions we have ahead of this week’s mouthwatering clashes. Richmond v Melbourne Can Vlaustin hold together this brittle backline? Nick Vlastuin has started 2024...

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11 hours ago, The Roar

Winning the west: Would a third WA team work?

Tim Harcourt says of all the options for a 20th AFL licence, a third WA team is probably the most robust financially. It hasn’t taken AFL chief executive Andrew Dillon long to hose down the chances of a third Western Australian side as the league’s 20th team. Of all the options for a 20th licence, a...

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18 hours ago, Footyology

Harley Reid to reportedly miss Suns clash amid $1 million contract ‘loophole’

A week after he starred in the western derby, West Coast young gun Harley Reid is reportedly set to be rested this weekend.

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18 hours ago, Fox Sports, Gold Coast Suns

“We’ve got to see a fair bit more”: Champion Data pumps brakes on Pies but praises McRae

Champion Data’s Daniel Hoyne isn’t jumping back onto the Collingwood bandwagon just yet, saying, “We’ve got to see a fair bit more”. However, he offered plenty of praise for Craig McRae and his coaching staff for being able to change their game plan on the run in response to changing trends. After...

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19 hours ago, SEN, Collingwood Magpies

‘Staggered by that decision’: Robbo fired up over Hogan tribunal discharge

Chief Herald Sun reporter Mark Robinson has slammed the tribunal’s decision to not at least fine Giants forward Jesse Hogan for striking Carlton’s Lewis Young behind the play.

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19 hours ago, Fox Sports

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