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Wed 3 Mar 2021

Footy great accuses AFL of snubbing fans

Footy great accuses AFL of snubbing fans

Essendon legend Tim Watson has accused the AFL of snubbing fans following Gillon McLachlan’s blunt response to a formal request.

Buckley admits ‘I needed to be better’

Buckley admits ‘I needed to be better’

Nathan Buckley has conceded he failed to grasp the “trauma” felt by Heritier Lumumba when he first raised his experiences of racism.

Concerns for struggling Eddie after Pies fallout

Premium Content Concerns for struggling Eddie after Pies fallout

Eddie McGuire has barely been seen since resigning as Collingwood president and contingency plans are being made for his AFL hosting duties.

AFL $3m man needs to earn ‘respect’

AFL $3m man needs to earn ‘respect’

St Kilda’s high profile trade steal Brad Crouch has been told he is heading for his AFL judgment day having failed to win “respect”.

Mon 1 Mar 2021

AFL wife breaks down over baby tragedy

AFL wife breaks down over baby tragedy

AFL star Rory Sloane and his wife Belinda have opened up on camera about the devastation they experienced after losing their son Leo.

Sun 28 Feb 2021

Bruce McAvaney drops AFL bombshell

Bruce McAvaney drops AFL bombshell

He’s one of the voices of AFL commentary but iconic broadcaster Bruce McAvaney has revealed he’s called his last game of footy.

Sat 27 Feb 2021

North Coast girls make history for Sydney Swans

Premium Content North Coast girls make history for Sydney Swans

Four locals run out for the red and whites during historic day for club

Fri 26 Feb 2021

Footy racism storm as blackface fury takes hold

Premium Content Footy racism storm as blackface fury takes hold

The AFL and two players who dressed in blackface have apologised, amid anger over a letter from league lawyers contesting a complaint from Joel Wilkinson.

AFL makes big call on Melbourne crowds

AFL makes big call on Melbourne crowds

For the first time since 2019, the AFL has announced crowds will return to the footy in Melbourne for the season-opening blockbuster.

Thu 25 Feb 2021

What it takes to finish top-five in KFC SuperCoach

Premium Content What it takes to finish top-five in KFC SuperCoach

A top-five finish in KFC SuperCoach is rarefied air. We spoke to two coaches who achieved that mark last year to find out how they did it and get their tips for 2021.

‘Not where I’d hoped’: Rozee eyes return to form — and a flag

Premium Content ‘Not where I’d hoped’: Rozee eyes return to form — and a...

After bursting onto the AFL scene in 2019, Connor Rozee concedes his form was inconsistent last year. But a new season brings new opportunity.

Wed 24 Feb 2021

Tigers reveal crowd hopes for footy’s MCG return

Premium Content Tigers reveal crowd hopes for footy’s MCG return

Richmond is hopeful the Tiger Army will be there in full force to see it unfurl two flags at the MCG in Round 1. Here’s the latest on the possible crowd.

Crows’ Oval office: Why iconic venue might just work

Premium Content Crows’ Oval office: Why iconic venue might just work

Adelaide is facing challenges in its search for a new central base. But the answer to the Crows’ quest might be right under their nose, writes Simeon Thomas-Wilson.

‘What a joke’: AFL video causes uproar

‘What a joke’: AFL video causes uproar

The AFL’s new “standing the mark” rule remains a point of contention among fans, and this footage has done nothing to silence the doubters.

Tue 23 Feb 2021

Sad details of Danny Frawley’s last days

Premium Content Sad details of Danny Frawley’s last days

AFL legend Danny Frawley was “never the same” after his depression battle, with a coroner revealing sad details of his final days.

AFLW clubs back ‘Free The Flag’ campaign

AFLW clubs back ‘Free The Flag’ campaign

Collingwood’s proud indigenous forward Aliesha Newman has revealed why AFLW have chosen to support the ‘Free the Flag’ campaign.

Mon 22 Feb 2021

The situation every defender is dreading in 2021

Premium Content The situation every defender is dreading in 2021

One person confident new man on the mark rules will lead to more goals is Geelong defender Lachie Henderson, adding one situation will be ‘undefendable’.

Sat 20 Feb 2021

Footy crowds to face ticket tussle

Premium Content Footy crowds to face ticket tussle

Footy fans can hardly wait to return to matches in Victoria. But reduced crowd numbers mean big changes for fans lucky enough to score a seat.

Thu 18 Feb 2021

AFL player names stars after racism report

AFL player names stars after racism report

A former Magpie’s player has blasted five of Collingwood’s biggest figures as the fallout from an independent racism report continues.

Thu 11 Feb 2021

‘You little s***’: AFL legend's response to daughter's news

‘You little s***’: AFL legend's response to daughter's news

An AFL legend has been left almost speechless after his daughter delivered one of the more special reveals you’ll ever see.

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