AFL

Thu 20 Feb 2020

‘My heart stopped 12 or 13 times every night’

premium_icon ‘My heart stopped 12 or 13 times every night’

When Kate McCarthy was a kid, her heart would stop more than a dozen times per night and her days were riddled with what were thought to be seizures.

Jonathan Brown’s AFL SuperCoach pre-season insider tips

premium_icon Jonathan Brown’s AFL SuperCoach pre-season insider tips

Every player is flying at this time of year, but what should SuperCoach players really be looking for as the pre-season comp kicks off?

Wed 19 Feb 2020

Teammates’ concern after ‘useless’ sledge

Teammates’ concern after ‘useless’ sledge

Tayla Harris was once against thrust back into the sights of social media trolls over the weekend with her teammates coming to her side.

Demons ditch caution for ambition

premium_icon Demons ditch caution for ambition

Gary Pert doesn’t shy away from making a bold prediction and the Melbourne chief’s latest big call is just what a club that has been starved of success needs.

Tue 18 Feb 2020

AFL’s million dollar men revealed

AFL’s million dollar men revealed

Official figures from the AFL show just how many players surpassed the seven-figure mark, with two superstars leading the way

Victoria, All Stars name State of Origin squads

premium_icon Victoria, All Stars name State of Origin squads

Victoria and the All Stars have named star-studded squads for the State of Origin bushfire relief game at Marvel Stadium. See the full squads.

AFL State of Origin team leaks revealed

AFL State of Origin team leaks revealed

The teams for the 2020 AFL State of Origin clash will be released on Tuesday afternoon, but leaks have already revealed a host of stars picked

Eddie Mcguire seethes: ‘Blood will be flowing’

Eddie Mcguire seethes: ‘Blood will be flowing’

Eddie McGuire has given a venomous response on live radio when confronted with a report about one of his star Collingwood players

Dutton refuses to budge on Dusty's dad

Dutton refuses to budge on Dusty's dad

Peter Dutton says Shane Martin, the father of Richmond AFL gun Dustin Martin, won't be allowed back into Australia despite a recent High Court decision

Dusty’s dad booted out of Oz … again

Dusty’s dad booted out of Oz … again

AFL star Dustin Martin’s dad has been sent back to New Zealand just hours after landing in Sydney after a cheeky attempt to regain entry.

Mon 17 Feb 2020

Higgins’ recovery ahead of schedule

premium_icon Higgins’ recovery ahead of schedule

Livewire Jack Higgins is ahead of schedule in his recovery from brain surgery as he presses for an AFL return in Round 1.

Battle for spots in resurgent Saints’ midfield

premium_icon Battle for spots in resurgent Saints’ midfield

Exciting young forward Max King stole the headlines during St Kilda’s intraclub match but what was happening in the middle should give Saints fans optimism.

Rising Star, veteran join Blues leadership group

Rising Star, veteran join Blues leadership group

Carlton’s leadership group includes last year’s Rising Star winner and a player who was on the brink of being delisted only a few seasons ago.

AFL to explore menstrual cycle link to injury crisis

premium_icon AFL to explore menstrual cycle link to injury crisis

Eight AFLW players have been felled with ACL injuries since the start of the preseason, prompting calls for research into player menstrual cycles

Sun 16 Feb 2020

I’m in: Dusty to don Big V for bushfire relief match

premium_icon I’m in: Dusty to don Big V for bushfire relief match

Richmond superstar Dustin Martin is the first confirmed starter for the AFL’s bushfire relief match.

Cats forward woes exposed by Lions

Cats forward woes exposed by Lions

Geelong’s disappointing start to the AFLW campaign continued at home as Brisbane Lions overcame a halftime deficit to remain unbeaten after two rounds.

‘She’s useless’: Rival’s Tayla Harris swipe

‘She’s useless’: Rival’s Tayla Harris swipe

Tayla Harris made headlines last year when an iconic photo went viral, but one of her AFLW rivals has taken a vicious jab at the footy star.

AFLW star clipped for ugly cheap shot

AFLW star clipped for ugly cheap shot

High-profile AFLW star Katie Brennan is under the spotlight for her questionable approach towards a rival player in Richmond’s recent loss.

Sat 15 Feb 2020

Concerns for ex-Crows coach's mental health revealed

premium_icon Concerns for ex-Crows coach's mental health revealed

AFL Coaches Association boss Mark Brayshaw had concerns for the mental wellbeing of former Adelaide Crows coach Don Pyke after his departure from the club

Carlton concedes Charlie Curnow may miss half the season

premium_icon Carlton concedes Charlie Curnow may miss half the season

Uncertainty continues to surround the immediate playing future of injured Carlton star Charlie Curnow, with the club unable to put a timeline on his return

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