Melbourne Demons

Another one bites the dust: VFL down to just seven teams after Casey Demons exit

The Casey Demons have withdrawn from this year’s shortened VFL season, with the league set to go ahead with just seven clubs.

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1 week ago, Fox Sports, Melbourne Demons

Demons ready to embrace hub challenge: Goodwin

Melbourne coach Simon Goodwin says his side is ready to head interstate and hasn't been told by Jack Viney that he won't go.

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1 week ago, The Age, Melbourne Demons

Demons may not need AFL assistance after all - but they need supporters to dig deep

Melbourne might not need AFL assistance after all, with the club halving the projected debt they were set to accumulate due to COVID-19. The AFL took out a $600 million loan in order to keep the game afloat and teams will have access to that money if they need it, but they will also need to pay it back...

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1 week ago, SEN, Melbourne Demons

May: Demons don’t have to join hubs

The new AFL reality means some players just won’t be able to move interstate with their teams, and Melbourne defender Steven May says that has to be respected.

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1 week ago, Herald Sun, Melbourne Demons

Geelong’s reward for beating the Dees is four points and little else

If Geelong could take the four points from an ugly, error-ridden and narrow 7.5 (47) to 6.8 (44) win over Melbourne at the MCG on Sunday, and then collectively look in the mirror, the reflection would reveal a face that only a mother could love. And if Cats coach Chris Scott were to assess that, he wouldn’t...

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1 week ago, The Roar, Geelong Cats, Melbourne Demons

No repayment, no interest

As far as accurate predictions go, my suggestion that 3.1.COVID 19 wouldn't cause any more issues this season puts me into Lou Richards Kiss of Death territory. We didn't even make it to the next game before - once again - Essendon ruined everything.But did they really? Nobody can work out how their...

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1 week ago, Every Day Is Like Sunday, Melbourne Demons

Cats beat Dees in thriller

AFL: Geelong ground out an impressive three point victory over the Melbourne Demons, with both teams scoring some sensational goals.

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1 week ago, Herald Sun, Geelong Cats, Melbourne Demons

Cats edge Demons but scrappy win comes at a cost

Geelong's bizarre year-long stretch of being neither winning nor losing consecutive matches continued after a tight tussle against Melbourne, but victory was marred by serious injury to key defender Tom Stewart.

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1 week ago, The Age, Geelong Cats, Melbourne Demons

Demons selection call "surprises" AFL great

Melbourne recruit Harley Bennell was a shock omission for Sunday’s clash against Geelong at the MCG. Bennell was named to play in last Sunday’s postponed game against Essendon following an encouraging return to football against Carlton in Round 2 – his first game since 2017. But coach Simon Goodwin...

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1 week ago, SEN, Melbourne Demons

How COVID-19 hiccups have galvanised Dees

Melbourne defender Jake Lever was sitting on his couch playing NBA 2K20 last Saturday afternoon when a text message brought a significant change to his team’s weekend structure.

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1 week ago, Herald Sun, Melbourne Demons

‘It’s getting ridiculous’: Demon hits out at uneducated social media trolls

Melbourne defender Steven May believes the consistent social media trolling of indigenous players is getting “ridiculous”.

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2 weeks ago, Fox Sports, Melbourne Demons

Revealed: Why Demons dropped Harley Bennell

Harley Bennell was dropped by a Melbourne side not yet prepared to expose him to a full match-day load despite his excellent 14-disposal debut.

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2 weeks ago, Herald Sun, Melbourne Demons

‘This is racism’: Fed up Demons star outs troll after vile post

Melbourne defender Neville Jetta has become the latest player to publicly speak out against racial vilification.

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2 weeks ago, Fox Sports, Melbourne Demons

Dons Demons match set for second half of season

Essendon and Melbourne will not make up their postponed match until the second half of the season, and it could be a standalone game in a bye round.

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2 weeks ago, The Age, Essendon Bombers, Melbourne Demons

TEAMS: Four premiership Tigers dropped, Demons' selection shock, Giants and Eagles swing the axe

All the ins and outs for Round 4 can be found here! Tune into The Match Committee with Terry Wallace and Jack Heverin from 6pm. Listen LIVE on 1116 SEN, https://www.sen.com.au/listen-live/ or on the SEN app. Thursday teams, brought to you by Repco Authorised Service. Check all the Round 3 ins and...

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2 weeks ago, SEN, Greater Western Sydney Giants, Melbourne Demons, Richmond Tigers

‘We are not under 10s’: Why Dees didn’t demand Dons walkover

Melbourne has pleaded with its fans to help it raise $1 million in cash before Christmas so it can stay clear of the AFL’s dreaded “assisted club” list.

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2 weeks ago, Herald Sun, Essendon Bombers, Melbourne Demons

Dees admit they were disadvantaged by game postponement

Melbourne football boss Josh Mahoney admits Melbourne were disadvantaged by the postponement of their clash against Essendon, but are determined to make the most of having a week off AFL action. After Bombers defender Conor McKenna tested positive for COVID-19 on Saturday, Sunday’s scheduled match between...

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2 weeks ago, SEN, Melbourne Demons

Snap Shot: Max gives Dees wings with pre-game ritual

This week in Snap Shot: A skipper looking to energise his mates; a distant selection memory revived; and 100 up for a VFL umpire.

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2 weeks ago, The Age, Melbourne Demons

Demons were ready to play Bombers on Wednesday: Viney

Demons vice-captain Jack Viney says his side was keen to play the postponed clash against the Bombers this week but the AFL has ruled it out.

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2 weeks ago, The Age, Essendon Bombers, Melbourne Demons

SuperCoach: Silver living in Dons-Dees delay

KFC SuperCoaches rarely get a second chance.

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2 weeks ago, Herald Sun, Essendon Bombers, Melbourne Demons, Fantasy

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