Melbourne Demons

Why the Demons could rise and why they may fall in season 2023

Will Melbourne rise up or fall away in season 2023? Josh Jenkins has laid out what he thinks will be the chief reason for either scenario. After winning the flag in 2021 and starting 2022 with 10 consecutive wins, the Dees dropped away and ultimately bowed out in the second week of September. Jenkins...

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3 days ago, SEN, Melbourne Demons

The slight “concern” for the Demons surrounding Pickett’s “big decision”

Kysaiah Pickett will be given time by Melbourne to make a decision on his playing future. The 21-year-old small forward is out of contract this year and is expected to again be chased by rival clubs having received plenty of attention from Port Adelaide last season. While it is understood that premiership...

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4 days ago, SEN, Melbourne Demons

Project keep Kozzie: Dees’ bold trade bid for top pick

Melbourne’s secret weapon in its attempt to re-sign star forward Kysaiah Pickett could be an audacious bid to secure best friend and former No.9 draft pick Liam Henry from Fremantle.

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5 days ago, Herald Sun, Melbourne Demons

How the Demons will bounce back and the premiership player who has “improved immensely”

Melbourne development coach Mark Williams has identified some emerging players who could potentially help take the club forward in 2023. After finishing the 2022 home and away season in second position, the Demons exited the finals in straight sets, bringing to an end a campaign that promised so much...

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5 days ago, SEN, Melbourne Demons

Demon Gawn gets good news on injury front

Melbourne ruck Max Gawn is battling a hamstring injury. (Sports Media Image/Marcel Berens) Melbourne ruckman Max Gawn has received good news on his hamstring injury, with the star big man only expected to miss two weeks. Gawn sent a scare through the Demons’ camp last Friday when he felt his hamstring...

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1 week ago, K-Rock Football, Melbourne Demons

Key update on injured Demons captain

Melbourne captain Max Gawn is already back running after avoiding serious damage to his hamstring.

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1 week ago, Herald Sun, Melbourne Demons

Dees reveal superstar’s injury timeline after setback

Melbourne captain Max Gawn has avoided serious damage to his hamstring with the club confirming he had suffered a low-grade injury.

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1 week ago, Herald Sun, Melbourne Demons

Hunter expected to play “pretty critical role” for Demons in 2023

AFL Media’s Josh Gabelich is excited to see what new Melbourne recruit Lachie Hunter can do heading into next season. The wingman made the move to the Demons in the 2022 trade period, having spent the last 10 seasons with the Bulldogs, highlighted by a best and fairest nod in 2018. After strong performances...

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2 weeks ago, SEN, Melbourne Demons

End of an era as Daisy the Demon hangs up her boots

Daisy Pearce has retired.

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2 weeks ago, Herald Sun, Melbourne Demons

AFLW great Daisy Pearce calls time with ‘very full heart’ after fairytale Dees flag

Melbourne AFLW champion Daisy Pearce has announced her retirement to draw a close on one of the game’s most legendary careers.

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2 weeks ago, Fox Sports, Melbourne Demons

2023 Best 23s: Why this forgotten Port speed demon could save Ken Hinkley’s job

The countdown to Round 1, 2023 has officially begun – so throughout January, I’ll be looking at all 18 AFL clubs and doing my best to put together an optimum team for the new year. I’ll take injuries and suspensions into account, but this won’t be a predicted team for Round...

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2 weeks ago, The Roar, Melbourne Demons

2023 Best 23s: ‘Gawndy’ ruck combo will make or break Dees’ season. Here’s how they can make it work

The countdown to Round 1, 2023 has officially begun – so throughout January, I’ll be looking at all 18 AFL clubs and doing my best to put together an optimum team for the new year. I’ll take injuries and suspensions into account, but this won’t be a predicted team for Round...

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2 weeks ago, The Roar, Melbourne Demons

“I love the weaponry”: Why the Demons will “be back” in 2023

David King is bullish about what Melbourne can do in season 2023. Following their drought-breaking 2021 premiership, the Demons fell away slightly last year. They finished second on the ladder but were bundled out of the finals in straight sets. It was a dramatic campaign for the Dees who were 10-0...

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3 weeks ago, SEN, Melbourne Demons

Demons take on gruelling first day of training

AFL: Melbourne underwent a brutal pre season training session, with one star backing up after his first night with his newborn daughter.

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3 weeks ago, Herald Sun, Melbourne Demons

Demons Analysis: All you need to know about Melbourne in 2023

The predicted premiership dynasty suffered an early hiccup with the Demons falling in a hole in the second half of the season. They looked like a shadow of the dominant 2021 team when exiting in straight sets from the finals. Can they get their mojo back? The recruitment of ruckman Brodie Grundy from...

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1 month ago, Herald Sun, Melbourne Demons

How wingman landed at Bulldogs after “strongest season” with Demons

Oskar Baker enjoyed the most consistent season of his career in 2022 but has still found himself at a new club. The 24-year-old was delisted by Melbourne in October after five seasons and 15 senior games in the red and blue. Less than two months later the Queenslander was picked up by the Western Bulldogs...

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1 month ago, SEN, Melbourne Demons, Western Bulldogs

Demons to keep selling home game despite best financial health

The Melbourne Demons are debt free but chief executive Gary Pert said that the club had decided to continue playing games in the Northern Territory for cultural reasons.

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1 month ago, The Age, Melbourne Demons

Bulldogs sign ex-Demon Baker with second last list spot for 2023

Former Demon Oskar Baker has signed with the Western Bulldogs as a rookie for the 2023 season. The Bulldogs now have one list spot remaining for next year’s season after signing Baker on the opening day of the pre-season supplemental selection period. Baker played AFL 15 games for the Demons in his...

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2 months ago, SEN, Melbourne Demons, Western Bulldogs

The funnest day in the history of Springfield

There was a dark time when all our flags were so grand and old (or in some cases stolen) that soon no living person would remember them happening. Then the 2020s came along, the greatest global health crisis in a century somehow worked in our favour, and the Melbourne Football Club has now won premierships...

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2 months ago, Every Day Is Like Sunday, Melbourne Demons

More AFL draft trades to come? Demons open to Giant move

The Giants’ first pick in the second round is set to be a coveted trade chip ahead of the AFL draft’s resumption on Tuesday night.

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2 months ago, The Age, Melbourne Demons

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