AFL top 100: Richmond’s games and goals

The first stirring of the sleeping Tiger happened in 2007 when two 18-year-olds arrived at Punt Road: Shane Edwards and Jack Riewoldt. Both players debuted that year, but it was not an auspicious start to their careers with Edwards playing 12 games before his first win and Riewoldt starting with six...

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2 days ago, The Roar, Richmond Tigers

The AFL continues to complicate the Suns’ recruitment strategy

The AFL continues to complicate the Suns’ recruitment strategy

On Wednesday, the Gold Coast Suns announced that they were putting four veteran players onto their rookie list, but no major news carrier nor afl.com.au shared the news. This came after the AFL decided late Tuesday that all clubs could demote two primary listed players directly to the rookie list, bypassing...

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2 days ago, The Roar, Gold Coast Suns

The five players your team can’t afford to lose: Hawthorn, Melbourne and North Melbourne

This fourth part of the six-part series comprises five players that the Hawthorn Hawks, Melbourne Demons and North Melbourne Kangaroos could least afford to lose in season 2021 plus a pre-draft honourable mention. Hawthorn Hawks The Hawks will take a few positives into 2021. Here are the players that...

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2 days ago, The Roar, Hawthorn Hawks, North Melbourne Kangaroos

Betts added to Blues rookie list

AFL: Eddie Betts will likely spend his last season in the league on the rookie list after signing a one-year contract.

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2 days ago, Herald Sun, Carlton Blues

Saints go cold on McCartin as rival shows interest

Patrick McCartin’s return to AFL football will not come at Moorabbin, as Sydney considers whether to take a risk on the No.1 overall selection.

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2 days ago, Herald Sun, St Kilda Saints

To leave the game alone now will be to leave it to ruin

Coaches now instruct players to close down space, pressure the opposition, restrict ball movement, force mistakes. As is always the case when the AFL implements rule changes, many within the football community have united to plead to the league to leave the game alone. They are sick of the game’s law...

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2 days ago, Footyology

Flashback: A day in the Collingwood coaches box

2007: Collingwood coach Mick Malthouse and his coaching team digest on-field events at the MCG. Photo: JOHN DONEGAN FIRST PUBLISHED IN “THE AGE” IN 2007 Communication was a central theme of Collingwood coach Mick Malthouse’s pre-game talk to his side yesterday, the Pies reminded in no uncertain...

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2 days ago, Footyology, Collingwood Magpies

Draftee Fantasy Analysis – Braeden Campbell

Draftee Fantasy Analysis – Braeden Campbell

Another kid who has played footy against real men is Braeden Campbell. The Swans Academy member played three games for their NEAFL side late in 2019 as a 17 year-old, showing us why he’s a player with a big future. In his three NEAFL games, Campbell averaged 65 fantasy points along with 8 kicks, 7...

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2 days ago, The Keeper League, Fantasy

Roos reveal target for club to be debt-free

North Melbourne aims to be debt-free within 12 months — representing a $9 million turnaround in the space of a decade — after this year delivering a $200,000 profit against the backdrop of the crippling COVID-19 pandemic.

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2 days ago, Herald Sun

Losing footy heartland will hurt Gill’s legacy

Gillon McLachlan’s legacy could be as the first AFL chief executive to lose a heartland football state to another sport.

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2 days ago, Herald Sun

Starcevich pleased with AFLW progress

Returning Brisbane Lions women’s coach Craig Starcevich has hailed the progress of the AFLW competition since its inception in 2017.

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2 days ago, Herald Sun

Will We See Further Night-Time AFL Grand Finals?

As the first night-time AFL Grand Final drew to a close, there was a pervading sense that this was something of a watershed moment. Was this to be the start of a new trend or was it simply a strange final fit for strange times? Ultimately, time will tell, but the change certainly got people talking....

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2 days ago, Big Footy

Which axed players will get rookie lifeline?

St Kilda is officially all-in in its bid to win a second premiership, with James Frawley’s retirement backflip helping strengthen the Saints’ backline for a 2021 flag tilt.

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2 days ago, Herald Sun

Now or never: Tassie’s expansion ultimatum to the AFL

Tasmania has dramatically drawn a line in the sand and threatened to abandon its push for a stand-alone team unless AFL chiefs commit to a “pathway”.

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2 days ago, Herald Sun

AFL gives Magpies, Bulldogs time to talk about Treloar deal

The AFL has given the Western Bulldogs and Collingwood more time to negotiate how much the Magpies will contribute towards new Dog Adam Treloar's contract.

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2 days ago, The Age, Collingwood Magpies, Western Bulldogs

PODCAST | WITH SPECIAL GUEST TIM MICHELL

Tim Michell from KFC SuperCoach BBL HQ joins the boys this week. We all try to predict how the BBL season will go, as well as talking about possible ways to maximise points through loopholing and in double game weeks. Follow Damo, Dyl and Azza on Twitter: Damo – @DamoSC Dylan – @BolchDylan Azza...

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2 days ago, Jock Reynolds, Fantasy

The rookie list can't become football's waiting room

AFL rule changes that give Eddie Betts the chance to become the first player to graduate directly from a rookie list to the Australian Football Hall of Fame should be temporary.

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2 days ago, The Age

Hawthorn create history with VFLW coaching team

The Hawks have announced their latest coaching appointments. The post Hawthorn create history with VFLW coaching team appeared first on Zero Hanger.

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2 days ago, Zero Hanger, Hawthorn Hawks

Is the intercept and rebound defender the game’s most important player?

There’s a new trend emerging in modern footy. Coinciding with the transformation of the style of today’s game, is the evolution and importance of intercept defenders and half-back flankers. Just take a look at the 2020 best and fairest results. Winners include Jayden Short, Jake Lloyd, Caleb Daniel,...

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2 days ago, SEN

Delisted Lions defender joins rival club

After being axed by Brisbane this week, the backman has found a new home? The post Delisted Lions defender joins rival club appeared first on Zero Hanger.

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2 days ago, Zero Hanger, Brisbane Lions

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