ABC Grandstand Sportsdesk

Who can win the AFL flag from here?

Tue, 08/22/2017 - 1:19am

We may not get another premier from seventh, but the race for the AFL flag remains wide open, writes Andrew McGarry.

Coach proud of home-grown Nauru's efforts at AFL International Cup

Mon, 08/21/2017 - 5:35pm
While Papua New Guinea led the way for the Pacific by winning the AFL International Cup with a win over New Zealand at the weekend, the next best team from the region were Nauru, who had ambitions to break into the top four.

Danyle Pearce 'racially abused' after Dockers match

Mon, 08/21/2017 - 5:49am

The Fremantle Dockers say a fan has offered an apology to Danyle Pearce after racially abusing the midfielder following Sunday's AFL match against Richmond.

Demon fined, Port's Jonas banned for two

Mon, 08/21/2017 - 3:52am

Port Adelaide will be without Tom Jonas for the Power's first final if the club accepts a two-match ban offered by the match review panel.

NT football clubs face limit of four FIFO interstate players under new rules

Mon, 08/21/2017 - 1:36am

An AFLNT committee has been reviewing by-laws over the past few months, and has tightened up requirements in the hope of a fairer, more sustainable competition.

Former Dockers player jailed over police chase

Mon, 08/21/2017 - 12:49am

Former AFL player Shane Yarran is sentenced to six months in prison over a police chase where he reached up to 125 kilometres per hour in a 60kph zone.

PNG Mosquitoes celebrate back to back AFL International Cup wins

Sun, 08/20/2017 - 5:35pm
The PNG Mosquitoes have arrived home to a heroes' welcome after retaining the AFL International Cup in dramatic fashion at the MCG, the home of Australian Rules Football.

The Sunday Session: August 20

Sun, 08/20/2017 - 12:52am
On the Rd 22 of the Sunday Session, Kelli Underwood, Nathan Burke & Jules Schiller are joined by Jack Viney from Melbourne ahead of the crucial clash with Brisbane, plus Adam Spencer works through all the numbers that will help makeup up the configuration of the Top 8.

Terrific Tigers thump Freo to grab fourth spot after wins for Saints, Dees

Sat, 08/19/2017 - 10:34pm

Richmond smashed Fremantle to close out round 22, following the Saints' big win over the Kangaroos, and Melbourne's vital victory over Brisbane.

The Press Room: August 19

Sat, 08/19/2017 - 8:34pm
On the AFL Press Room in Rd 22 live from Ballarat, Gerard Whateley, Jake Niall, Ashley Browne & Eliza Sewell are joined by legendary Ballarat coach Gerard FitzGerald

The Saturday Agenda: August 19

Sat, 08/19/2017 - 8:34pm
The Saturday Agenda for Rd 22 comes from Ballarat ahead of the first AFL match for premiership points between Bulldogs and Port Adelaide. Today we look back at the classic Friday night clash between Adelaide and Sydney, the Swans Luke Parker joins us and Bulldogs chairman Peter Gordon shares the what the future looks like for the Dogs.

How a junior footy program is improving the lives of kids with autism

Sat, 08/19/2017 - 6:35pm

When clinical psychologist Professor Nicole Rinehart noticed there were no kids with disabilities at her son's Auskick games, she set about changing things. The results brought tears to one mother's eyes.

The Press Room: August 19

Sat, 08/19/2017 - 6:34am
On the AFL Press Room in Rd 22 live from Ballarat, Gerard Whateley, Jake Niall, Ashley Browne & Eliza Sewell are joined by legendary Ballarat coach Gerard FitzGerald.

The Saturday Agenda: August 19

Sat, 08/19/2017 - 6:30am
The Saturday Agenda for Rd 22 comes from Ballarat ahead of the first AFL match for premiership points between Bulldogs and Port Adelaide. Today we look back at the classic Friday night clash between Adelaide and Sydney, the Swans' Luke Parker joins us and Bulldogs chairman Peter Gordon shares what the future looks like for the Dogs.

AFL game played in regional city of Ballarat for first time

Fri, 08/18/2017 - 11:50pm

The Victorian city of Ballarat made AFL history today by hosting the state's first AFL game for premiership points outside of Melbourne and Geelong, in a contest between the Western Bulldogs and Port Adelaide.

Blues knock out the Hawks after Bombers, Giants, Power and Cats get the points

Fri, 08/18/2017 - 11:10pm

Carlton beat Hawthorn to end a big AFL Saturday, after the Bombers beat the Suns, the Giants take care of the Eagles, the Power outlast the Western Bulldogs and the Cats beat the Pies.

Beaten Crows won't rest AFL players: Pyke

Fri, 08/18/2017 - 6:06pm

With a top-two finish in the bag, Adelaide coach Don Pyke has ruled out resting players ahead of the AFL finals.

Swans pip Crows by three points in AFL thriller

Fri, 08/18/2017 - 5:19am

Sydney beats AFL competition leaders the Crows by just three points in a pulsating clash at Adelaide Oval to slip into the top four.

AFL live: Stakes are high as Crows battle Swans

Fri, 08/18/2017 - 5:19am

There are big prizes on the line as the Adelaide Crows play host to the Sydney Swans. Get all your live stats, scores and streams in our ScoreCentre.

Mixed results for Fiji in round 5 of AFL International Cup

Fri, 08/18/2017 - 2:21am
Round five of the AFL International cup saw the Fiji Tribe up against Canada, while the women's side, Fiji Vonu played their PNG counterparts at Royal Park in Parkville.