AFL

Fri 27 Mar 2020

Cousins’ brutal answer to drug question

Cousins’ brutal answer to drug question

Former AFL star Ben Cousins was asked a simple “yes or no” question about his drug use and gave an excruciating 30-second response.

Thu 26 Mar 2020

What next for sacked footy coaches, staff?

premium_icon What next for sacked footy coaches, staff?

AFL coaches who have become victims of the savage cost cutting caused by the coronavirus shutdown have been told to apply for welfare payments or a job in manual...

Lions stand down 90 per cent of staff in 24 hours

premium_icon Lions stand down 90 per cent of staff in 24 hours

Brisbane CEO Greg Swann says coronavirus is hitting society 'like a wrecking ball'.

Wed 25 Mar 2020

T20 World Cup and footy codes on collision course

premium_icon T20 World Cup and footy codes on collision course

The coronavirus crisis has opened up the possibility cricket’s World Cup could clash head-on with the football codes in October.

Riewoldt slams AFL legend for attack on players

premium_icon Riewoldt slams AFL legend for attack on players

AFL legend Leigh Matthews was taking no prisoners when he lambasted the playing group over the ongoing pay dispute. And Tiger star Jack Riewoldt has responded.

Tue 24 Mar 2020

Eddie bites the bullet: ‘It’s all over’

Eddie bites the bullet: ‘It’s all over’

Eddie McGuire says the AFL can’t “screw” the players as the league and clubs try to figure out how to survive amid the coronavirus crisis.

Mon 23 Mar 2020

Australia gobsmacked by footy arrogance

Australia gobsmacked by footy arrogance

Dave Hughes and the rest of Australia are stunned by the NRL’s call to keep playing despite coronavirus forcing the country into lockdown.

Inside the biggest decision in the AFL’s history

premium_icon Inside the biggest decision in the AFL’s history

And the troubles are only just beginning, writes Mark Robinson.

Sun 22 Mar 2020

Blues coach ‘devastated’ by AFLW call

Blues coach ‘devastated’ by AFLW call

Carlton had made it through to a AFLW preliminary final. Just hours later, their finals hopes were dashed due to the AFL’s call to rule season null and void.

How did Kangaroos pull that off?

premium_icon How did Kangaroos pull that off?

At halftime at Marvel Stadium St Kilda’s fleet of recruits were running all over a flat North Melbourne. An hour later the Roos had pinched a thrilling win.

‘He kicked me’: Roos star in hot water

‘He kicked me’: Roos star in hot water

After slipping and dropping a mark, North Melbourne defender Jasper Pittard stuck out his foot, tripping a St Kilda opponent at Marvel Stadium.

AFL 2020 premiership officially postponed

AFL 2020 premiership officially postponed

As the coronavirus outbreak worsens, CEO Gillon McLachlan confirmed the AFL premiership had been postponed until late May.

AFL season in doubt, ‘clubs could go under’

AFL season in doubt, ‘clubs could go under’

The AFL season could be shut down for two months or more after new government restrictions come into force.

Ex-Hawk will make up for no crowd noise: Ceglar

premium_icon Ex-Hawk will make up for no crowd noise: Ceglar

Hawthorn’ No.1 ruckman Jonathon Ceglar is wary of an ex-Hawk who will loudly take aim with plenty of lip for his former teammates.

Malthouse: Who is best suited to new footy climate?

premium_icon Malthouse: Who is best suited to new footy climate?

Malthouse: What it takes to succeed with no supporters and 17-round season.

‘Explosive, compelling’: Cousins opens up

‘Explosive, compelling’: Cousins opens up

Former AFL star Ben Cousins has detailed his storied past in a revealing documentary that left one reporter in complete shock.

Sat 21 Mar 2020

Power breeze past Suns in season opener

premium_icon Power breeze past Suns in season opener

Port Adelaide coach Ken Hinkley had thrown down the gauntlet in the pre-season, suggesting his side could win the 2020 AFL premiership.

Aussie sport proving a smash-hit in America

Aussie sport proving a smash-hit in America

As American sports fans self-isolate in their homes, their attention has shifted towards the only sport remaining on television.

Fri 20 Mar 2020

Blues count cost after Kreuzer injury blow

Blues count cost after Kreuzer injury blow

Luckless Carlton ruckman Matthew Kreuzer has suffered a fresh injury blow but there may be a silver lining.

Thu 19 Mar 2020

Virus, what virus? Tigers maul Blues amid eerie scenes

premium_icon Virus, what virus? Tigers maul Blues amid eerie scenes

All the talk was about the weirdness of the night. No crowd, loud yelling players and social distance. But, in among all that, there was a game of footy.

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