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Maddy Friend

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A long-suffering St Kilda fan waiting for the day the premiership cup returns to Moorabbin. Just taking it one week at a time.

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April 2014

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The AFL’s rising stars: Your team’s breakout candidate in 2017

The AFL's rising stars: Your team's breakout candidate in 2017

5 days ago

With less than one week to go until the start of the AFL season proper, here’s one player from each team who could be set for a breakout year.

It’s that time of year again, so let’s play AFL pre-season bingo

It's that time of year again, so let's play AFL pre-season bingo

8 Nov 2016

Pre-season training for most AFL clubs’ first-to-fouth-year players began yesterday, heralding the beginning of one of the slowest times for AFL news.

Port Adelaide in a footballing no-man’s land

Port Adelaide in a footballing no-man's land

25 Oct 2016

The AFL offseason has the ability to make or break a club’s on-field fortunes. A good off-season can set a club up for success and attract new members and sponsors, while a failure to perform can have the opposite effect.

Why analysis of player worth through contract value is flawed

Why analysis of player worth through contract value is flawed

9 Oct 2016

It’s been a week since the Bulldogs astonished the footy world by winning their club’s second premiership, in which forward Tom Boyd played arguably his breakout game.

Which delisted free agents will find a new home?

Which delisted free agents will find a new home?

4 Oct 2016

In the lead up to the delisted free agency period beginning on Friday, here are some players who could be of value to other clubs.

Geelong – where to from here?

Geelong - where to from here?

25 Sep 2016

Having been defeated in fairly emphatic fashion by the Swans in last night’s preliminary final, the next few weeks will undoubtedly turn to questions of what went wrong for Geelong, and what they need to do to go one step further next year.