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  • Essendon need a complete club rebuild - Connolly

    Rohan Connolly has taken aim at the Essendon Football Club, saying the poor attendance for Saturday night's game against Richmond was a sign that many supporters were fed up and that the club requires a complete rebuild.

  • Bart Cummings passes away

    Bart Cummings, the legendary trainer of 12 Melbourne Cup winning horses, has passed away at the age of 87 surrounded by family at his homestead in north-western Sydney.

  • Just be honest with old Cats: Brereton

    It is absolutely imperative that Geelong be honest with the large group of veteran stars that may need to be told their careers cannot continue at the club, says Dermott Brereton.

  • Not many want the big jobs: David King

    The group of prospective senior coaches for Essendon and Adelaide to choose from is worryingly small and features even fewer untried men, says David King.

  • Buckley disregards typical Magpie hate

    All the misquoting, finger pointing and doubting from the media after Collingwood were belted by Richmond last weekend did not surprise coach Nathan Buckley.

  • Robbo: Bolton starting at ground zero

    The task set before new Carlton coach Brendon Bolton is a big one because if just some of the rumours are true about the Blues he will not have much to start with at Princes Park, says Mark Robinson.

  • Cats are average, face brutal cull: Scott

    Geelong is an average team of the competition and deciding the playing futures of a number of ageing stars will be a brutal challenge, says Chris Scott.

  • History says Dixon will leave: Rocket

    Gold Coast forward Charlie Dixon will likely leave the club at the end of the season and the Suns will not offer anything more to tempt him to stay, says Rodney Eade.

  • Pies should re-sign Bucks: David King

    Collingwood should not even consider holding out on giving coach Nathan Buckley a contract extension despite having a second consecutive mid-season collapse, says David King.

  • Neil Balme: Menzel story fantastic thing

    Collingwood director of football Neil Balme is hopeful that Daniel Menzel can have a good game at the MCG tonight, despite playing against the Magpies.

  • Denham not sure about Aish to Saints

    St Kilda is reportedly pursuing Brisbane wantaway midfielder James Aish, but they must not pay too much for the overrated youngster, says Greg Denham.

  • Kreuzer comments a concern: Tim Watson

    Carlton should be apprehensive about ruckman Matthew Kreuzer’s future at the club after he failed to rule out a move in a recent press conference, says Tim Watson.

  • Interesting Pre-Season QB Battles

    With week two of the 2015 preseason in the record books, several quarterback battles highlighted what has been an interesting two weeks of football. Inside the Playbook takes a look at some of the battles taking place at quarterback.

  • Robbo: Don’t do it like last time Dons

    Essendon cannot undertake the process of searching for a coach as they did when they were looking for a replacement for Matthew Knights, says Mark Robinson.

  • Cam Mooney on Chappy and Stevie J

    Paul Chapman will always be remembered as a Geelong player by Cameron Mooney and he finds it bitter sweet that the star veteran will walk off the field for the last time in a Bombers jumper.

  • Wallace: What is Treloar worth to Tigers?

    It will cost Richmond at least their next two first round draft picks to capture young star midfielder Adam Treloar from the GWS Giants, says Terry Wallace.

  • Tigers would regress with Stevie J: Denham

    Richmond would be crazy to go after Geelong veteran Steve Johnson who may be squeezed out of Kardinia Park as the club looks to develop their young talent, says Greg Denham.

  • Jon Ralph stings Pies bashers & Commission

    Collingwood supporters who are starting to doubt Nathan Buckley as a coach and how he is developing the list should have more faith in the club, says Jon Ralph.

  • Watson: Does Worsfold have the passion?

    Essendon legend Tim Watson says John Worsfold would have to be passionate about returning to senior AFL coaching, and he shouldn’t have to be talked into doing the job.