A dominant performer at both ends of the ground gave Collingwood the perfect platform to extend their unbeaten streak against Melbourne to 11 matches with a 25-point victory in a Queens’s Birthday AFL classic at the MCG.
Sydney FC players are unlikely to come up against a more tenacious, long-serving and decorated player than John Terry – and the Chelsea captain has no plans to call it quits any time soon.
The AFL has retained its standing as the fourth-best attended sporting competition in the world, despite the addition in recent years of two expansion teams in states which historically favour the rugby codes.
Essendon coach James Hird had no trouble pinpointing the most disappointing aspect of the 20-point AFL loss to Collingwood on Anzac Day.
Geelong coach Chris Scott has lauded the courageous nature of the Cats’ nine-point AFL triumph over Gold Coast, a victory achieved under extreme adversity.
Geelong coach Chris Scott isn’t prepared to declare it a done deal just yet, but chastened midfield star Steven Motlop is set to return for next weekend’s AFL clash against Gold Coast.