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  • 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.

  • The grit factor

    Up to 100 AFL players are about to be delisted. There’s one major reason why according to Nathan Burke.

  • Nat Fyfe’s injury explained

    Dr. Bridie O’Donnell from Epworth HealthCare says Fremantle star Nat Fyfe’s injury was caused by overuse, not from trauma to the bone.

  • Dempsey could have got six weeks: Watson

    Essendon legend Tim Watson says believes Bomber defender Courtney Dempsey could have received a harsher penalty for his sling tack on Tiger Brett Deledio.

  • Will Adam Goodes retire?

    For the third year in a row Adam Goodes has to decide whether to continue his AFL career as a conversation on retirement looms again.