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Surprising Saints Stun Cats
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In one of the biggest upsets of the season to date, a plucky St. Kilda snatched victory in the dying seconds of their match against league pacesetters Geelong in an enthralling contest at Etihad Stadium on Saturday night. Despite trailing by nine points late in the final quarter after some stirring football by the Cats, the young Saints willed themselves forward, scoring two brilliant late goals through Jade Gresham and Jack Steven to seal the Saints first victory over Geelong since 2010. This continues the Saints remarkable night game performance at Etihad where they have won more than 80% of their games in recent seasons. If only the Saints were so good at other times and places.

AFL Announces National Women's Competition Clubs
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In May of 2015, the AFL surprised many by announcing that it would be operating a national competition for women. Then on June 15th, 2016, the eight teams that will compete in the initial national competition were named. This will be the first professional league for female Australian football players. 

The teams are:

Dockers Shutdown Power
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In the clash of the two port teams, the Fremantle Dockers showed more desire for the ball than Port Adelaide. Port, a team that has promised their fans so much in recent years, have stumbled when they were within touching distance of the top eight.Port Power players walk off after being defeated by Fremantle in Perth. Photo by David Woodley for AFANA. The Dockers are suddenly among the league's hottest clubs trying to erase memories of the worst season start in club history.

AFL Inducts Six Into Hall of Fame
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On Tuesday June 14th, the AFL Hall of Fame welcomed its six newest inductees. The 2016 class included a wonderful mix of stars of the modern era plus those from South Australian and Western Australian football, as well as the emotional induction of the late and great Maurice Rioli, revered by supporters of both his “home” club South Fremantle and his adopted VFL club in Richmond.

Here is the rundown on the six inductees:

Giants Take Sydney Crown
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Just 100 games into their existence, the Greater Western Sydney Giants are living up to their name – and the rest of the AFL competition must be seriously concerned. In the battle for Sydney supremacy at Spotless Stadium on Sunday, the Giants dismantled perennial finals contenders the Sydney Swans, ruining the Swans chance to go top of the ladder and giving them plenty to think about as the AFL moves into the second half of the regular season.

Crows Soar Above Eagles
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Dockers Beat Bumbling Bombers
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It took eleven weeks of hard work, but Fremantle finally have their first win on the board for 2016. Their opponents, the Essendon Bombers, tried gallantly all game. But on a fine cool night, where the wind was not a factor, the Dockers were able to pinpoint most of their attacking kicks to telling effect. Joe Daniher gets the jump at the center bounce during the Round 11 Fremantle versus Essendon match at Domain Stadium, Perth. David Woodley for AFANA.

Eagles Subdue Suns
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The Gold Coast Suns’ last visit to Domain Stadium was early in the season when they defeated the Dockers. Their trip west this time was much tougher. The injury depleted Suns knew they were in for a tough game and West Coast were at full strength. An Aboriginal Dancer leaves the ground after performing during indigenous round. Photo by David Woodley for AFANA.The pregame featured celebrations of the aboriginal tradition of Dreamtime as it was Indigenous Week in the AFL.

Giants are The Real Deal
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The Greater Western Sydney Giants continue to send shivers up the collective spine of every other team in the AFL. Despite losing two talented defenders early in their Sunday contest against the Western Bulldogs, the Giants rolled to their sixth win in a row, outlasting a plucky Bulldog outfit by 25 points at Spotless Stadium. GWS now sits in third on the AFL ladder in a 3 way log-jam at 7-2 for the year.

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 W  L  D %   Pts
Hawks  11  3  0  119.63 44
Swans 10  3  0  140.89 40
Cats 10 4  0 139.15 40
Giants  10  4  0  138.57 40

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