• Finnis: Pelchen split amicable

    “We’re really strong and have been really strong in the strategy in the list and recruitment, but felt that there was probably a harder edge and a bit more work we could do in terms of our football program itself and that’s the change we decided to make."

  • Confident Boyd ready for Dogs expectations

    Tom Boyd may be the subject of widespread debate and even ridicule given his enormous pay packet, but the Western Bulldogs recruit believes he is well prepared for the goliath expectations that come with his multi-million dollar contract.

  • Montgomery leading Dogs race says Ralph

    Herald Sun journalist Jon Ralph believes that it is too difficult to know exactly who a club covets when it comes to coaching appointments. Both the Gold Coast and the Western Bulldogs are in the hunt for a new senior coach after the sacking of Guy McKenna and the forced resignation of Brendan McCartney.

  • Corletto: Our season starts now

    “After Sunday I guess it was relief, we kind of feel now that our seasons started. Even though you don’t want to drop the first two games we can’t do nothing about that now, our season starts now."

  • Sewell contemplated playing on elsewhere

    “I spoke to a couple pretty informally, but in terms of what I wanted to do next year, and what I’ve been able to do for the last couple of years, it wasn’t quite going to feel right playing on. I’m really looking forward to something else and getting out of footy for a while."

  • Nadal makes successful return in Basel

    World No. 3 Rafael Nadal made a successful return from an appendicitis issue with a convincing 6-2, 6-2, win over Italian qualifier Simone Bolelli in the opening round of the Swiss Indoors in Basel on Tuesday.

  • Silvagni set to quit GWS, linked to Carlton job

    Greater Western Sydney list manager Stephen Silvagni is set to quit the club at the conclusion of this year’s draft period and the former Carlton champion has been linked to a return to his old club.

  • Aish puts contract talks on hold

    Brisbane Lions young gun James Aish has put contract extension talks on hold until the end of the pre season in a somewhat worrying sign for the club.

  • Port to elevate running machine Mitchell

    Port Adelaide midfielder Kane Mitchell will officially be upgraded to the Power’s senior list at the next list lodgment on October 31 after the club decided to elevate the gut-running onballer after two seasons on their rookie list.

  • Record breaking Dunk's national reward

    Two days after annihilating the domestic one-day innings record for Tasmania against Queensland, run machine Ben Dunk has been rewarded with selection for Australia in the upcoming Twenty20 series against South Africa.

  • Giles on Bombers radar since 2011 says Hird

    New Essendon recruit Jonathan Giles had been on Bombers recruiting boss Adrian Dodoro’s radar since 2011 when the former Greater Western Sydney ruckman trialed at the club.

  • Murray claims 30th title in Vienna

    Brit Andy Murray recovered from a set down against world No. 5 David Ferrer to become just the fifth active player on the men’s circuit to win 30 singles titles after his victory in the Ertse Bank Open in Vienna on Monday morning.

  • Saints not committed to Saad

    Suspended footballer Ahmed Saad’s 18-month ban is nearly over, but the Saints are yet to decide whether or not they will re-draft the 25-year-old forward in one of the upcoming drafts.