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Bomb’s away: Ex-coach leaves country after tough week

Herald Sun AFL News - 8 hours 5 min ago
MARK ‘Bomber’ Thompson has left the building.

Steele Sidebottom backs Scott Pendlebury to remain Collingwood captain

Melbourne Age Realfooty - Tue, 01/16/2018 - 11:41pm
Collingwood vice-captain Steele Sidebottom has declared the Magpies are a settled club and all but confirmed Scott Pendlebury will remain as skipper.

AFL jumper numbers 2018: The number changes for recruits and draftees at every club

Fox Sports AFL - Tue, 01/16/2018 - 10:00pm

A NEW season means new numbers for the multitude of recruits and draftees heading to AFL clubs for 2018.

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

Fox Sports AFL - Tue, 01/16/2018 - 8:00pm

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 - Tue, 01/16/2018 - 6:00pm

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 - Tue, 01/16/2018 - 6:00pm

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

Nic Nat: ‘He’s back!’

Herald Sun AFL News - Tue, 01/16/2018 - 6:00pm
AFL: West Coast coach Adam Simpson has declared that Nic Naitanui 'is back' and will likely feature in the Eagles' final pre-season game.

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

Fox Sports AFL - Tue, 01/16/2018 - 4:00pm

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

Time away helps St Kilda's Paddy McCartin get as fit as he's ever been

Melbourne Age Realfooty - Tue, 01/16/2018 - 8:34am
St Kilda best and fairest winner Seb Ross says the chance for key forward Paddy McCartin to spend time on the sidelines has been beneficial.

Crows star Erin Phillips to focus on football after retiring from basketball

Melbourne Age Realfooty - Tue, 01/16/2018 - 2:04am
Superstar Australian athlete Erin Phillips has announced her retirement from professional basketball after a glittering career spanning 16 years but she wants to play AFLW for as long as possible.

Rayner roaring at the Lions

Herald Sun AFL News - Tue, 01/16/2018 - 2:00am
AFL: Brisbane midfielder and number one draft pick Cam Rayner says the club is heading in the right direction and that is why he signed on until the end of 2021.

Graham Wright gets his shot at Hawthorn football boss role

Melbourne Age Realfooty - Tue, 01/16/2018 - 12:09am
Hawthorn has announced that long-time staffer Graham Wright has replaced Jason Burt as the club's football manager.

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

Fox Sports AFL - Tue, 01/16/2018 - 12:00am

IT HAS been a summer of change at West Coast.

Dockers expecting improvement

Herald Sun AFL News - Tue, 01/16/2018 - 12:00am
AFL: Fremantle coach Michelle Cowan says her side is 'expecting improvement' after failing to live up to expectation last year.

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

Fox Sports AFL - Mon, 01/15/2018 - 10:00pm

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 - Mon, 01/15/2018 - 10:00pm

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

Rayner backed to be best of the new batch

Herald Sun AFL News - Mon, 01/15/2018 - 10:00pm
AFL draftees have plumped for No.1 pick Cam Rayner to be the best of the new bunch in 2018.

Richmond and the Western Bulldogs have been sanctioned by the AFL

Fox Sports AFL - Mon, 01/15/2018 - 8:00pm

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.

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

Fox Sports AFL - Mon, 01/15/2018 - 8:00pm

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

Cometti’s new honour is centimetre perfect

Herald Sun AFL News - Mon, 01/15/2018 - 8:00pm
LEGENDARY Channel Seven AFL identity Dennis Cometti might be gone from the commentary box but he’s long remembered — and has been honoured at the new Perth Stadium.
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