From the expertsThe low down from those in the know
Yes, it’s a rebuild. You can spin the current state of the Carlton Football Club any way you like, but it’s still a rebuild.
Carlton chief executive Steven Trigg has hurriedly tried to hose down an explosive comment about coach Mick Malthouse’s AFL future.
Gold Coast coach Rodney Eade reckons Travis Cloke will get special treatment from umpires in Saturday’s AFL clash after complaints from Collingwood that the forward “gets nothing” from officials.
The pressure on Carlton coach Mick Malthouse intensified on Friday night, with the Blues succumbing to Geelong by 77 points at Etihad Stadium.
Throughout this season, Port Adelaide have frequently been referred to as a member of the ‘Big Four’. The truth is, they don’t deserve to be bracketed with Fremantle, Hawthorn and Sydney.
The criticism Kane Cornes received when he announced he was quitting football to pursue a career in the fire brigade is hard to fathom.
Normal programming resumes as the Blues and Cats face off in this week’s Friday night football.
In the truest sense of the much-loved footballing phrase, AFL fans are seriously ‘getting around’ Nathan Fyfe in 2015. And how could they resist?
The AFL will introduce the biggest change to its equalisation policy since the recent addition of two expansion clubs, remodelling the draft in an effort to make father-son and academy picks fairer.
Carlton coach Mick Malthouse is at odds with his club president and chief executive over their publicly-stated desire to rebuild the Blues’ playing list.
Friday and football, there’s nothing quite like it.
Ross Lyon was recruited by Fremantle one purpose – to deliver the club its first flag.
Mick Malthouse keeps saying publicly that he’s in it for the long haul to coach the Carlton Football Club, but privately you would be surprised if he had the same view considering their parlous state.
The 2015 AFL season is heating up and Round 8 offers fans what should be some truly enticing battles. As they are each and every week, The Roar‘s panel of expert tipsters are back with their tips and predictions for Round 8.
The World Anti-Doping Agency has reportedly turned to US guru Richard Young as it seeks to prosecute 34 current and former Essendon players.
North Melbourne are determined not to become like moths to the flame as the AFL spotlight shines brightly on Fremantle star Nat Fyfe.
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Red hot ladder leaders the Fremantle Dockers will be looking to extend their unbeaten start to the season to eight games when they take on the North Melbourne Kangaroos at Domain Stadium. Join The Roar for live scores and coverage from 7:40pm (AEST).
The Hawthorn Hawks and Sydney Swans meet at the MCG in a grand final rematch. Join The Roar for live scores and commentary from 7:20pm (AEST).
The Gold Coast Suns and Collingwood Magpies are both desperate to get on the winners list when they meet today at Metricon Stadium. Join The Roar for live scores and coverage from 4.35pm AEST.
The Greater Western Sydney Giants and the Adelaide Crows have been two of the AFL’s biggest improvers in 2015, and one of them can climb further up the ladder today at Spotless Stadium. Join The Roar for live scores and commentary from 2:10pm (AEST).
The St Kilda Saints face a tough task today when they host a resurgent West Coast Eagles outfit at Etihad Stadium. Join The Roar for live scores and coverage from 1.45pm AEST.
Booms and busts. Hits and misses. Highs and lows. Treasure and trash. We’ve heard every combination of the absolute steals and the absolute disasters that have come before us in the phenomenon that is the AFL Draft.
The Carlton Blues will be eager to regain some respectability when they take on an inconsistent Geelong Cats at the Etihad Stadium. Join The Roar for live scores and commentary from 7:50pm (AEST).
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They say defence wins premierships. But if you’re a sucker like I am for exciting goals, pack marks, attacking football and big bags of six pointers, well, then you’re going to the footy to watch the key forwards play.
2009: the year Eddie McGuire decided he knew what footy coaching was all about and decided the way forward for the Pies was to dismantle a successful formula and replace Mick Malthouse with Nathan Buckley at the end of the 2011 season.
The Adelaide Crows’ backline looked resolute and composed in the opening three rounds of the season, conceding fewer points than any other team at the time. Then the Crows were challenged and the cracks began to show.
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