AFL

Thu 24 May 2018

Seven clubs chasing hot Pie de Goey

premium_icon Seven clubs chasing hot Pie de Goey

ONE of the hottest players in the AFL, Jordan de Goey, has seven clubs chasing him if he chooses to leave Collingwood at the end of the season and talks are on hold...

Beams shows why he was right choice as captain

premium_icon Beams shows why he was right choice as captain

DAYNE Beams’ decision to step down as Brisbane captain as he battles with the death of his father illustrates why he was the right choice as captain in the first...

Wed 23 May 2018

Swans ponder Melican return as Lions talls loom

premium_icon Swans ponder Melican return as Lions talls loom

SWANS consider rushing Lewis Melican back despite the fact the defender has been out injured for six weeks as Lions look to deploy a towering forward line.

Watson whacks Bombers: ‘They didn’t do their jobs’

premium_icon Watson whacks Bombers: ‘They didn’t do their jobs’

JOBE Watson has called out his former club for being ‘negligent on multiple levels’ leading up to the Essendon supplements saga that derailed his career and cost...

AFL star steps down as Lions skipper after ‘bloody difficult’ time

premium_icon AFL star steps down as Lions skipper after ‘bloody difficult’...

GUN midfielder Dayne Beams has stepped down as Brisbane Lions skipper indefinitely, describing the past couple of months as “bloody difficult”.

Lions top Bullets in battle for young star

Lions top Bullets in battle for young star

THE Brisbane Lions have triumphed over the Brisbane Bullets in a cross-sport tug-o-war for talented basketballer Tom Fullarton but how long before he lines up?

AFLW ‘joke’ a stain on women’s footy

AFLW ‘joke’ a stain on women’s footy

FOOTY legend Garry Lyon has blasted what he believes is a farcical aspect of women’s footy that discredits the entire AFLW.

Stunning numbers behind Cats’ clearance woes

premium_icon Stunning numbers behind Cats’ clearance woes

BEFORE the season Geelong’s ‘Holy Trinity’ was rated arguably the greatest midfield. Nine weeks in and the Cats are the worst centre-square team in the AFL.

Lion cub rises to the challenge

Lion cub rises to the challenge

RISING Star nomination Alex Witherden says the Brisbane Lions need to back up with another top-notch showing against the Sydney Swans.

Pies sign on but Elliott to wait

premium_icon Pies sign on but Elliott to wait

AS COLLINGWOOD chases the signature of two of its most talented forwards, it’s received a boost with four other players agreeing to new deals at the Holden Centre.

Tue 22 May 2018

Fans' pride in Brisbane town

Fans' pride in Brisbane town

The true measure of a sporting fan comes in the good times and bad.

Buckley not worried by De Goey trade talk

Buckley not worried by De Goey trade talk

COLLINGWOOD coach Nathan Buckley has welcomed the spotlight on out-of-contract star Jordan De Goey — as long as it’s for the “right reasons”.

Was trading Smith a Giant mistake?

premium_icon Was trading Smith a Giant mistake?

THE Giants' woes have been compounded by watching Devon Smith walk out on the club and become arguably the AFL’s No.1 buy for Essendon.

Position problem hurting Gaz, Cats

premium_icon Position problem hurting Gaz, Cats

SINCE returning from injury, Gary Ablett has played predominantly as a forward. MARK ROBINSON writes it's not working and questions are being asked.

‘Extraordinary’ Lion claims Rising Star nod

‘Extraordinary’ Lion claims Rising Star nod

BRISBANE teen Alex Witherden is the Round 9 Rising Star, rewarded for a star showing in the Lions’ breakthrough win over Hawthorn, as No.1 pick Cam Rayner admitted...

Mon 21 May 2018

Brace yourself, Jake: Fiery reception awaits prized recruit

Brace yourself, Jake: Fiery reception awaits prized recruit

ONE ex-teammate said Jake Lever chose “money over success” so when Lever’s Demons meet the Crows, it’s all heading in one direction.

No.1 pick forced to turn to YouTube to learn club song

No.1 pick forced to turn to YouTube to learn club song

LIONS' Cam Rayner admits resorting to YouTube to hear club’s victory song but says now shackles have broken there will be no more stumbling over the words.

Buddy in clear over Hamling hit

Buddy in clear over Hamling hit

LANCE Franklin is free to play the Lions this weekend after the AFL’s MRO cleared him over an incident that left Fremantle opponent Joel Hamling concussed.

Picture of efficiency: The surprise Dee among AFL’s best

Picture of efficiency: The surprise Dee among AFL’s best

MELBOURNE has booted 78 goals across its past month and a flaky utility turned ruthlessly efficient forward has played a key role in the Demons’ dominance.

Gold Coast set to lose place in China sun

Gold Coast set to lose place in China sun

AFL CEO Gillon McLachlan has declared he will open discussions over next year’s Shanghai match to Victorian teams, leaving the Suns’ future in the game on a knife’s...

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