News

  • 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.

  • AFL makes rules on the run: Jon Ralph

    The AFL is notorious for applying rules in a way that suit their preferred outcome on any matter and the resting players issue is no different, says Jon Ralph.

  • David King: Are Dees really more competitive?

    The overly defensive game plan adopted by Melbourne and their inability to score consistently has David King questioning if they have actually improved in the last two years.

  • Brad Scott on resting players

    North Melbourne coach Brad Scott is making no apologies for resting between 8 and 10 players for tomorrow night's final home and away game against Richmond.

  • Round 23 becoming a joke: KB

    AFL legend Kevin Bartlett says round 23 is becoming a joke after North Melbourne confirmed it is considering resting 8 to 10 players for Friday night's match against Richmond.

  • Carlton boss talks Kreuzer and Yarran

    Carlton Chief Executive Steven Trigg has spoken about the path forward under new coach Brendon Bolton, including who will stay and who will go.

  • New Drugs policy not tough enough: KB

    Again not tough enough for me, the AFL has to stop being a drug rehab organisation and just sets out rules that you can’t play this game taking illicit drugs.

  • Kyrgios a disgrace: David Parkin

    Australian sport legends David Parkin and Tim Watson have savaged the behaviour of rising tennis star Nick Kyrgios.