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So one of the AFL’s worst-kept secrets has officially broken the surface – Jaeger O’Meara wants a trade away from the Gold Coast Suns, and what follows is going to be fascinating to watch.
Stakes, they are high. The final Friday night of the home and away season has evidently delivered us the eight-shaping match up we hoped it would. But are the Eagles any chance at knocking off the Crows in their home nest?
North Melbourne great Brent Harvey might not be angry at his AFL club, but plenty of supporters remain livid at the Kangaroos’ shock cull.
Melbourne can’t make the AFL finals this year but Saturday’s clash with Geelong will be a significant one for them and Cats coach Chris Scott is expecting fireworks.
North Melbourne veteran Brent Harvey admits he would have “broken down” had he fronted the media to speak about the end of his Kangaroos career.
Well, the final round of the home-and-away season has arrived! And it’s a huge week for those of us who have fallen way too far behind in our tipping comps.
All the great teams are like horror movie villains – you never feel safe until you know they’re dead. And even then, you expect them to spring back to life. Sometimes they do.
Earlier this week, Jack Riewoldt was forced to deny he wanted out of Richmond on the basis of a radio take from a journalist pretending to be a pundit. Get ready for more of this as the league’s trade period kicks off in earnest.
For a team which sits just one win behind the ladder leaders with a 15-6 win-loss record, West Coast have copped an exorbitant amount of flak this season.
North Melbourne are yet to decide whether Jarrad Waite will be at the AFL club next year.
North Melbourne will not offer a new contract to four of its most established veteran players for the 2017 season, announcing that 2016 would be the last year on the list for Brent Harvey, Drew Petrie, Michael Firrito and Nick Dal Santo.
For all of the close wins, the doubts, and the countless question marks, Hawthorn look set to enter September in as good a nick as they have in their premiership run. Attention is rightly on the challengers, and you’d reckon that’s just the way the Hawks like it.
It’s been remarked often throughout the course of the year that, among the top eight, this season is one of the closest we’ve ever seen.
The Fremantle Dockers’ games record holder, and walk up hall of fame entrant, Matthew Pavlich announced his retirement today. He leaves the league as one of football’s great noblemen.
Hawthorn have pledged to pull out all stops to win their Sunday AFL showdown with Collingwood, but that might not mean rushing players back from injury.
The Western Bulldogs are ready to play party poopers on Sunday in Perth, where Fremantle will be desperate to give AFL star Matthew Pavlich a fitting farewell.
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The Eagles’ season-saving performance against Hawthorn last week was tempered with the devastating news star ruckman Nic Naitanui faced the next 12 months on the sidelines.
Brad Scott cited the need to get games into the Kangaroos’ young kids as one of the main reasons for not offering Brent Harvey a contract.
The Collingwood Football Club has had its fair share of legends. Dane Swan ranks among the best of them.
It’s the last week of the home-and-away season and for ten teams, their last game of the year. Join The Roar for all the ins and outs for the AFL Teams in Round 23 as they’re announced live from 6:25pm (AEST).
While North Melbourne were generally on the money (albeit not with the delivery) to not offer Drew Petrie, Michael Firrito and Nick Dal Santo deals going into next season, they missed the mark on the record-breaking Brent Harvey.
This Friday, the Crows will play the Eagles at Adelaide Oval in what is set to be a blockbuster with major repercussions in September.
With deals sewn up for Luke Hodge, Josh Gibson and Shaun Burgoyne, all Hawthorn’s older boys are there for 2017 with Sam Mitchell having signed in April. But is this correct thing to do for the Hawks’ future?
Australia is a nation that is home to people of a variety of different cultural backgrounds. throughout Australia’s short but eventful history many individuals hailing from these varying cultural backgrounds have made names for themselves in Australian sport.
Collingwood President Eddie McGuire has made another culturally insensitive comment on his morning breakfast show this week.
It’s time to take a look back on some of the most intriguing trade deals from the 2015 AFL offseason.
The Brendon Bolton honeymoon at Carlton is over and another serious list shake-up is in order.
The final round of the AFL season is here, with the structure of the first week of the finals set to be decided in some crucial matches this weekend.
The top eight is set, but the top four is still unclear. What could happen and what is most likely?
With the current season about to come to its end, several clubs have submitted their requests for next year’s fixture, one of which includes Essendon wanting to celebrate the return of their suspended players with a Friday night MCG blockbuster against Melbourne.
Saturday night’s banana throwing incident will be forever remembered as abhorrent, despicable, unacceptable, detestable and loathsome. Most agree, it was an unambiguously racist act. Make no mistake, throwing a banana at an indigenous person is racist.
Match result: The Western Bulldogs took a 40-point win over Essendon on Sunday, but will sweat over an injury to Easton Wood.
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