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  • Stevie J says goodbye to Cats with class

    With just over five minutes left in his Geelong career Steve Johnson gave Cats supporters one more unforgettable highlight with a brilliant one-handed mark in the goal square before kicking his last major at Kardinia Park.

  • Derm: Tigers probably win rematch

    Richmond defeated a severely understrength North Melbourne side in the last round of the season and Dermott Brereton believes they will do it again on the big stage next week.

  • David King not sold on Danger to Cats

    Paddy Dangerfield is not a certainty to end up playing for Geelong next season and until he speaks publicly on his future David King believes there are multiple possible destinations for the midfielder.

  • Robbo on Luke Hodge mistake & Kreuzer talk

    Hawthorn should not penalise captain Luke Hodge after it was revealed the suspended veteran was caught drink-driving on Thursday night, says Mark Robinson.

  • Scott wants apology after Roos go hard

    North Melbourne coach Brad Scott did not mince his words to the media after a 41-point loss to Richmond, declaring those who criticised him for resting players owe him an apology.

  • You must be able to run: John Longmire

    If you want to be an AFL footballer then you must be able to run at a very high level because recent rule changes demand it, says John Longmire.

  • Jesse Hogan shocked to see Crossy go

    It came as a complete shock when well-respected Melbourne veteran Daniel cross informed his teammates that he will be retiring from the game, says Jesse Hogan.

  • Neil Balme on Cloke, members & gambling

    It might be financially beneficial for Collingwood to trade key forward Travis Cloke but that is not something the club is going to properly contemplate, says Neil Balme.

  • Small steps in fixing the game: Jon Ralph

    The AFL has made slight changes to the rules in the last few months to help free up the stoppage-ridden state of the game but more needs to be done, says Jon Ralph.

  • North can’t go the biff: Tim Watson

    It would be immoral and not in the spirit of the game for North Melbourne to be deliberately overly aggressive against Richmond in the last round of the season, says Tim Watson.

  • Brady wins Deflategate appeal

    New England Patriots star Tom Brady has escaped punishment for his role in the 'Deflategate' saga with a New York federal judge overturning a league sanctioned four game ban.

  • Possible Landing Spots for RG3

    Inside the Playbook has taken a look at several teams that could look into signing the former offensive rookie of the year should he be cut or traded from the Redskins.

  • Anonymity has worked in drugs policy: AFLPA

    AFL Players Association player relations manager Ian Prendergast has revealed some of the most respected players in the game have benefitted from the anonymity of the current Illicit Drugs Policy.

  • Mike Sheahan on rule changes, tanking & drugs

    The AFL and its Commission are making too much of a habit of reneging on knee-jerk reaction rule changes to parts of the game that evolve naturally, says Mike Sheahan.

  • David Parkin: Good coaches really care

    To be the head leader of a successful club in the AFL a coach must truly care about the players in his team on more than a professional level, says David Parkin.

  • Tigers need to win a final: Terry Wallace

    Richmond is yet to win a final since Damien Hardwick took over as coach at Punt Rd but when they do it will instantly make them a better side, says Terry Wallace.