• Essendon and former St Kilda champ BRENDON GODDARD speaks candidly with BRETT ANDERSON about his life and times – including lifting the lid on a big offer from a rival club in his early years at the Saints.
• We preview the UNDER 18 TITLES, with profiles of the leading candidates of each positional group heading towards the 2017 draft.
• Kicking skill and athleticism are all very well. But without one particular character trait, you won’t survive at AFL level according to NATHAN BURKE.
• Former Lion SAM DOCHERTY has emerged as a key figure in the Carlton revival, writes RONNY LERNER.
• TOM LONERGAN’S journey has been a constant inspiration for his decorated teammates, writes BEN CASANELIA.
• Is the 2017 season too close to call? It is shaping as one of the hardest fought in history, writes RUSSELL HOLMESBY.
• Sublimely skilled Bomber DEAN RIOLI narrowly missed on one career ambition, a premiership, but delivered on another – his name on the No.43 locker.
• Former South Melbourne and Williamstown great MAX PAPLEY earned glowing references at every stop, writes PAUL AMY.
• We take a look at the VFL and speak with livewire forward NICK JAMIESON, who is revelling in a famous Footscray number.
• Steve Barrett shines a light on a former CROW who is dominating in the SANFL…but are AFL clubs paying attention?
• Chris Pike’s look at the WAFL includes chats with Subiaco’s Kyal Horsley and East Fremantle’s Andrew Stephen.
• Jessica Webster chats with with Sydney Uni’s Darcy Baron-Hay and Canberra Demon, Mitch Maguire in our NEAFL WATCH.
• The LOCAL WHITEBOARD highlights the newsmakers, upset specials, milestone men and games to watch in metro and country football in June.
• COUNTRY FOOTBALL is replete with fierce derbies and even fiercer men. Many of these feuds are akin to the Hatfields vs the McCoys. We look at some of the best of them.
• A FORMER GREAT auctioning off his collection of personal footy memorabilia; discontent in the AFLW ranks; a possible change for THE FOOTY SHOW in 2018 and a former league chief on the outer at one particular club – we expand on some of the whispers around the corridors of power.
All this and more in the June issue of Inside Football magazine.
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