From the expertsThe low down from those in the know
AFL great Nicky Winmar is sad to see indigenous players still being abused 20 years after he made his symbolic stand against racism in sport.
Sydney coach John Longmire doesn’t like talking about hoodoos whether he breaks them or not.
Gold Coast ruckman Zac Smith is the latest player to have his season cut short as part of a plague of serious knee injuries that has swept the AFL.
Brisbane coach Michael Voss has backed his team’s aggression against Essendon, despite losing defenders Daniel Merrett and Justin Clarke to AFL suspensions.
I applaud Cameron Rose’s article on the Western Bulldogs this morning and without looking like I am doubling up, I had planned to write about the Dogs after last Saturday’s shocker against the Gold Coast.
Coach Scott Watters appealed to St Kilda supporters to keep the faith after the Saints’ downward spiral continued with a 40-point away loss to Adelaide on Sunday.
The Melbourne Football Club is in the most dire state of any AFL side since Fitzroy in 1996, yet their stunning on-field mediocrity has been made to look positively finals-like by the Western Bulldogs in the last twelve months between winters.
Melbourne AFL recruit Chris Dawes is promising supporters the Demons won’t lapse into another lacklustre display like the one they gave in last week’s embarrassing loss to Gold Coast.
The question of whether the bump is being wiped out will flare again on Monday as the AFL match review panel assesses a clash involving Collingwood ruckman Darren Jolly.
Richmond held their spot in the AFL’s top eight with a hard-fought 34-point win against the under-siege Melbourne at the MCG on Sunday.
Melbourne coach Mark Neeld has warned frustrated supporters it could be up to five years before the Demons are competitive in the AFL.
Brisbane’s Brent Staker kicked the winning goal in his first AFL match for more than a year to seal an upset victory over Essendon on Saturday at Etihad Stadium.
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Essendon continue to excite then crumble in typical fashion as they frustrate club membership as a football team that dazzle then disintegrate.
I empathised with Alistair Clarkson when he called a reporter from the AFL’s website a not-so very nice name.
Hello generic AFL supporter, we have never met but I was sitting nearby on Saturday afternoon.
Every year people complain about the AFL fixtures. It leads for calls to replace the current system with a US-style conference system, but unfortunately it would not solve any competition equality problems.
Adelaide Crows and St Kilda conclude Round 8 this evening with the Saints looking to build on their win over the Blues on Monday night football. Join us on The Roar for live scores and commentary from the final match of the round.
Richmond get the opportunity to continue their move up the AFL ladder when they meet lowly Melbourne at the MCG this afternoon. We’ll have live scores and commentary from 3.20pm AEST.
A massive game to help wrap up Round 8 of AFL at Etihad Stadium as Carlton and Port Adelaide take to the park. Live scores start from 3.20pm AEST.
Are we witnessing the best first year from a youngster in the AFL ever? Gold Coast’s Jaeger O’Meara has taken the football world by storm this year and is currently the hot favourite to take out the AFL’s Rising Star Award.
Flashback to Round 21 2005, and Fremantle Dockers ruckman Justin Longmuir takes a screamer with 10 seconds to go. Fremantle are a point down.
The Sydney Swans and Fremantle Dockers will battle out a defensive struggle on Saturday night. Join our live blog with scores and commentary from 7.40pm AEST.
Collingwood and Geelong both started the season with premiership expectations – square off in a battle of two teams headed in different directions after Round 7. Stay with us on this page for live scores and commentary from 7.40pm AEST for this epic battle.
Saturday twilight at Metricon Stadium has the Gold Coast Suns and Western Bulldogs doing battle in an intriguing clash. Live scores begins from the opening bounce at 4.40pm AEST.
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