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Pair of former Bombers among those honoured with life membership by Essendon

Fox Sports AFL - 31 min 49 sec ago

THE Essendon drugs saga created plenty of wounds — but the healing has continued with seven players, including a pair who departed the club, awarded life membership.

‘We don’t need one big hero’: Steven Motlop happy to play his role at Port Adelaide

Fox Sports AFL - 31 min 49 sec ago

STEVEN Motlop doesn’t feel like he needs to don a superhero’s cape to justify his part in Port Adelaide’s heralded AFL off-season recruiting spree.

Mason Wood says he has cut back his pre-Christmas training in bid to avoid in-season injuries

Fox Sports AFL - 31 min 49 sec ago

INJURY-prone North Melbourne forward Mason Wood is doing less this pre-season in a bid to do more during the Kangaroos’ 2018 premiership campaign.

‘It takes one email and we’re done’: Hannah Mouncey’s local footy career left in limbo

Fox Sports AFL - 31 min 49 sec ago

HANNAH Mouncey’s bid to play footy has been left in limbo, after the AFL failed to clarify whether the transgender athlete could continue to play in her local Canberra league.

Frawley brands Demons a ‘laughing stock’ after preseason camp fiasco

Fox Sports AFL - 31 min 49 sec ago

FORMER Richmond coach Danny Frawley has accused a group of 14 Melbourne players of going behind coach Simon Goodwin’s back to have a preseason camp cancelled.

ESPN’s review of how Ben Simmons’ Aussie Rules background helps him excel in the NBA

Fox Sports AFL - 31 min 49 sec ago

WITH less than 100 days to Round 1, Aussie Rules fever has struck the US thanks to Ben Simmons’ blistering NBA rookie season.

Melbourne coach Simon Goodwin defends the club’s scrapped pre-season training camp

Fox Sports AFL - 31 min 49 sec ago

MELBOURNE coach Simon Goodwin has defended the Demons’ gruelling AFL pre-season camp despite scrapping it in light of his players’ safety concerns.

AFLW No. 1 draft pick Isabel Huntington has her sights set on becoming a doctor

Fox Sports AFL - 31 min 49 sec ago

AFLW NO. 1 draft pick Isabel Huntington is on her way to her dream of becoming a doctor after achieving an ATAR of 98.1

West Coast Eagles sign Elliot Yeo to a five-year contract extension

Fox Sports AFL - 31 min 49 sec ago

THE West Coast Eagles have received an early Christmas present with Elliot Yeo signing a long term deal with the club.

Hawthorn gun Cyril Rioli wants to focus on the fun in footy after his father suffered a heart attack

Fox Sports AFL - 31 min 49 sec ago

HAWTHORN star Cyril Rioli wants to find the fun in footy again as he emerges from an incredibly difficult period of his life.

Best 22: West Coast could look to usher in new-look forward line

Fox Sports AFL - 31 min 49 sec ago

IT HAS been a summer of change at West Coast.

Michael Christian says classifying intent in tackles and head clashes will be toughest task

Fox Sports AFL - 31 min 49 sec ago

NEWLY appointed match review officer Michael Christian admits tackles that go wrong loom as his hardest task.

St Kilda appoints former AFL executive Simon Lethlean as new football boss

Fox Sports AFL - 31 min 49 sec ago

ST KILDA has appointed former AFL executive Simon Lethlean as its new football boss.

Richmond and the Western Bulldogs have been sanctioned by the AFL

Fox Sports AFL - 31 min 49 sec ago

THE last two premiers have been fined by the AFL, after they failed to provide the league with up-to-date whereabouts of their players.

MRP scrapped: The five biggest changes to the AFL’s new judiciary system

Fox Sports AFL - 31 min 49 sec ago

MICHAEL Christian might have just taken on the toughest job in footy.

AFL scraps MRP, Michael Christian to act as one-man match review officer from 2018

Fox Sports AFL - 31 min 49 sec ago

THE AFL has sensationally scrapped the MRP, announcing a new one-member review system.

Three new rules will take effect in the AFLW in 2018 — but they haven’t all been received well

Fox Sports AFL - 31 min 49 sec ago

THE decision to reduce the number of players on the bench from six to five in the upcoming AFLW season has been met with a lukewarm response.

Jarryd Roughead says knee surgery was only a minor pre-season setback

Fox Sports AFL - 31 min 49 sec ago

JUST a week after knee surgery, Hawthorn captain Jarryd Roughead is back running.

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