• Schwarz supports Jobe Watson’s overseas break

    Melbourne champion David Schwarz says Bombers captain Jobe Watson has every right to take an overseas break considering what he has been through during the supplements saga.

  • Dempster: We are not walkovers

    St.Kilda's top eight hopes might be over but defender Sean Dempster believes the Saints can still upset sides destined for September.

  • Marsh at three, Sids for Starc: Rodney Hogg

    Australia needs to make a change to their bowling line-up ahead of the fourth Test at Trent Bridge if they want to stay in this Ashes series, says Rodney Hogg.

  • Goodes humbled by support, felt the love

    Sydney star Adam Goodes has thanked the football community for the support shown to him over the weekend after he took a break from the game amid the booing saga.

  • Hogan rising ahead of Cripps: Cam Mooney

    Melbourne young forward Jesse Hogan should be voted as the Rising Star this season because of what he has done in the hardest position on the ground to play, says Cameron Mooney.

  • Dons playing kids late costly: Wallace

    Essendon has taken far too long to give their younger players significant senior experience and are paying the price with heavy losses for it, says Terry Wallace.

  • Andy Maher is talking gibberish: Patrick Smith

    It is plainly wrong for anyone to suggest that it is acceptable for a panel such as the AFL Commission to have differing opinions based on racial vilification, says Patrick Smith.

  • Mitch Marsh at six a concern: Gideon Haigh

    It can not come as too much of a surprise that Australia all-rounder Mitch Marsh has failed to have an impact with the bat in this Ashes series, says Gideon Haigh.

  • Not much Jobe can do now: Tim Watson

    Essendon captain Jobe Watson has taken an overseas break after undergoing shoulder surgery with the full support of the club, says Tim Watson.

  • Brereton: Richmond not the real deal yet

    Hawthorn champion Dermott Brereton says Richmond comprehensively defeated the Hawks, however he does not believe the Tigers are the real deal yet.

  • Aussies have carried Pup in decline: Howcroft

    Michael Clarke is not all of a sudden out of form, he has been in decline for over five years and Australia’s success has kept him from serious pressure to keep his spot, says Jonathan Howcroft.

  • Robbo on Bennell, Henderson & Pies

    Gold Coast should not be trying to get rid of midfielder Harley Bennell unless he does something really stupid because he is future top ten player, says Mark Robinson.

  • Jobe should be at the club now: Terry Wallace

    Essendon captain Jobe Watson has battled through a tough season but he should still be at the club helping the Bombers off the field instead of taking a break overseas, says Terry Wallace.

  • Players want Hird as coach: Tim Watson

    The Essendon players want James Hird to keep coaching their team and he will be in charge next season regardless of how the season finishes, says Tim Watson.

  • KB's Take: AFL Commission divided on Goodes booing

    The AFL hasn't been overly vocal on the booing of Adam Goodes, and the commission is split on the issue. Kevin Bartlett says it's a stark difference to when former CEO Andrew Demetriou would have spoken out and expressed his opinion.

  • Players want success in two years: Malthouse

    Footballers have a bad tendency to make contractual decision based on their short-term future of team success and often make the wrong choice, says Mick Malthouse.