Melbourne Demons

Questions to ponder ahead of Round 5: Are we sleeping on the Cats, Will West Coast’s pain continue and How good are the Dees’ forwards?

As the season starts to take shape and gain momentum ahead of round 5, let’s ponder some of the fascinating storylines ahead of this weekend. Melbourne v Brisbane Has Melbourne rectified their forward line struggles?For the previous two years, it has seemed the one thing preventing Melbourne...

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1 week ago, The Roar, Geelong Cats, Melbourne Demons, West Coast Eagles

Dees unleash debutant while Pickett gets put on notice

Melbourne will unleash one of its top draft picks against Brisbane under the MCG lights.

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1 week ago, The Age, Melbourne Demons

AFL round five teams and tips: Demons lob for a debutant

Our experts have entered their tips for the eight games of round five. See which way they’re predicting each match will turn out, and come back on Thursday night for all the ins and outs.

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1 week ago, The Age, Melbourne Demons

Debutant named as Demons and Lions reveal teams for Round 5 opener

The teams are officially in for the Round 5 clash between Melbourne and Brisbane at the MCG on Thursday night. The in-form Demons are hoping to go 5-1 after their win against Adelaide while the Lions will be desperate to find themselves at 2-3 after winning their first game of the campaign last weekend...

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1 week ago, SEN, Brisbane Lions, Melbourne Demons

AFL Round 5 Teams: Exciting Dees draftee’s debut locked in; Brisbane avoids injury worry for must-win clash

Melbourne will hand a debut to their second 2023 first-round pick, Koltyn Tholstrup, in Thursday night’s blockbuster against Brisbane.

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1 week ago, Fox Sports, Brisbane Lions, Melbourne Demons

‘Appetite to learn’: Demons to work on Kysaiah Pickett’s technique after latest ban

Melbourne coach Simon Goodwin says Kysaiah Pickett will “continue to improve” on his contested ball technique as the Demons scramble to replace him ahead of a Thursday night blockbuster against Brisbane.

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2 weeks ago, Fox Sports, Melbourne Demons

Report: Blues and Dees chasing free agent Swans forward

Carlton, Melbourne and the two South Australian clubs Adelaide and Port Adelaide are reportedly attempting to lure Sydney forward Will Hayward at the end of the season. The 25-year-old goal kicker is a restricted free agent and Tom Morris reports that there is a lot of interest in acquiring his services....

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2 weeks ago, SEN, Carlton Blues, Melbourne Demons

‘I’m scared of training with him’; Demons superstar defends Pickett after another ban

Melbourne Demons superstar Christian Petracca has backed in suspended teammate Kysaiah Pickett, despite lingering questions over the livewire’s technique when applying pressure on opposition players.

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2 weeks ago, Fox Sports, Melbourne Demons

‘Stupidest one yet’: Verdict in for Pickett as Dees’ bizarre Tribunal case savaged

Melbourne forward Kysaiah Pickett’s one match suspension for a high bump on Adelaide’s Jake Soligo has been upheld by the AFL Tribunal. The Demons attempted to argue the impact, which was graded as ‘medium’ by Match Review Officer Michael Christian, should instead be considered...

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2 weeks ago, The Roar, Melbourne Demons

‘Dumb thing to do’: Dees’ Pickett facing yet another ban in ‘really difficult’ appeal — Tribunal LIVE

Melbourne star forward Kysaiah Pickett is staring down a third suspension in just over a season, with the club desperately trying to free him for Thursday night’s blockbuster clash with Brisbane. Live updates below from 5pm AEST!

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2 weeks ago, Fox Sports, Melbourne Demons

Amid criticism about their off-field ‘culture’, the Dees have created an on-field one that could propel them to another flag

After dominating for most of the night and leading by as much as 33 points, Melbourne found themselves against a fast-coming siege from Adelaide who had kicked the last three goals to close the deficit with over five minutes to go. As the Crows once again looked to go quickly through the middle,...

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2 weeks ago, The Roar, Melbourne Demons

Why Eagles should be haunted by letting local product McVee get to Demons in 2022 Rookie Draft

Gerard Healy can’t understand how West Coast missed Melbourne defender Judd McVee in the 2022 Rookie Draft. McVee was selected at pick No. 18 in that Rookie Draft out of Geraldton and East Fremantle in the WAFL. West Coast had pick 10 in that draft but passed on the chance to select any player, let alone...

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2 weeks ago, SEN, Melbourne Demons

AFL News: Dees to challenge Pickett ban, league ponders sanction for Power forward’s homophobic slur

Melbourne will challenge Kysaiah Pickett’s one-match ban at the AFL tribunal in a bid to free the gun forward for their bumper clash with the Brisbane Lions. But Carlton have accepted Lachie Fogarty’s suspension for rough conduct, with the forward sidelined for the Blues’ home game...

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2 weeks ago, The Roar, Melbourne Demons

Demons pair in the top six as Swan extends lead: AFL MVP – Round 4

Check out the MVP votes from Gather Round and how the leaderboard is shaping up?

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2 weeks ago, Zero Hanger, Melbourne Demons

The Buck Stops Here: Huge Heeney, Dimma's on the right track, the Demon who stood up and more

The 2024 edition of Gather Round has come and gone and many in the footy world are making their way back across the border. Former Collingwood coach and superstar Nathan Buckley has put together his takeaways in The Buck Stops Here. On his mind this week were Isaac Heeney, Gold Coast's list and...

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2 weeks ago, SEN, Melbourne Demons

Holiday Road

Who knows where we're at in the cycle between good and not embarrassingly awful, but I know I'll never come to terms with being certain of beating anybody. This might have been a second away game in a few days, with injury clouds galore, and a full house of opposition fans howling for free kicks, but...

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

Clayton Oliver and the Demons walking a tightrope

As star Melbourne midfielder continues his cautious behavioural rehabilitation, his club is also trying to overcome six months of on- and off-field horrors

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2 weeks ago, The Age, Melbourne Demons

‘We only have each other’: How the Demons galvanised amid raging scandals

Melbourne’s culture has been questioned, with coach Simon Goodwin saying actions speak louder than words. In the last month, the Demons’ actions have been convincing.

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2 weeks ago, The Age, Melbourne Demons

‘Looked like an idiot’: Dees star opens up on that sledge, ‘s***house’ hidden injury

It only took a day for Steven May’s phone to start “blowing up” after those comments he made about Collingwood.

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2 weeks ago, Fox Sports, Melbourne Demons

‘Really sparked up’: Skipper, star laud Dees depth after ominous flag statement

Melbourne’s burgeoning brigade of youth and enviable depth have drawn vast plaudits after it toppled Adelaide on Thursday night to open the second annual Gather Round.

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2 weeks ago, Fox Sports, Melbourne Demons

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