• Darcy Parish thankful to end up at Bombers

    For some time Essendon had Darcy Parish in their sights for their first pick in the nation draft and the highly rated midfielder is eager to kick start his career.

  • Daniel: I’m going to be my own Rioli

    Coming through the junior ranks with a name synonymous with talent did not faze Daniel Rioli and he is ready to take the AFL stage right now.

  • Lions nabbed steal of the draft: Hoyne

    There is no doubt that the Brisbane Lions drafted the biggest bargain in the 2015 national draft by getting Rhys Mathieson with the 39th selection, says Daniel Hoyne.

  • A joy to write Phillip Hughes bio: Lalor

    Cricket writer Peter Lalor described the process of writing a biography of the late Phillip Hughes’ life as a joy and now thinks even more of him as a man and batsman.

  • Tape the draft, broadcast it later: Culbert

    The AFL must make some significant changes to how it broadcasts the national draft and they might want to consider taping it and showing it later that night, says David Culbert.

  • North pick up Farren Ray in rookie draft

    North Melbourne has used its first pick in the rookie draft to extend the career of veteran Farren Ray before using their second selection to officially bring Majak Daw back to the club.

  • Freeman wants all guns blazing by Round 1

    Nathan Freeman left Collingwood because he felt a new approach to dealing with his hamstring issues was needed for him to properly start his AFL career.

  • Tigers still one star short: Jon Ralph

    Richmond is still one star player short of becoming a genuine premiership contender despite the coach claiming his list is ready, says Jon Ralph.

  • Trigg on Curnow and Weitering

    Carlton CEO Steven Trigg says calls from former Adelaide inaugural coach and radio personality Graham Cornes to ban Charlie Curnow from the Draft were a little drastic.