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No matter how hard the football gods try, there’s just no separating the top eight in the 2016 AFL season.
Fremantle coach Ross Lyon wishes he could have sent Matthew Pavlich out on a better note, describing the retiring veteran as an extension of himself.
Western Bulldogs coach Luke Beveridge feels spirits at the AFL club have lifted and players have processed Mitch Wallis’ horrific injury.
Fremantle must not be seduced into a rebuild off this, their annus horribilus. They must re-group and press onward and upward.
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The television cameras lying in wait at Sydney Airport on Monday were a telltale sign of Greater Western Sydney’s rise to AFL prominence.
Nearly a decade after his AFL playing career ended in heartbreak, Nathan Buckley still curses Jimmy Bartel’s genius.
St Kilda did not get off to a good start, losing their first 48 VFL games on the trot. That was just the beginning.
Could the AFL’s top four be settled? Hawthorn, GWS, Sydney and Geelong occupy the prized spots with five matches to play, and they may just be able to ward off any challenge.
Brent Harvey will break the AFL’s games record on Saturday but Scott Thompson expects his teammate to shatter it next year.
Greater Western Sydney coach Leon Cameron has hailed his side’s 19-point AFL triumph over Port Adelaide as their best win for the year.
Hawthorn have run out 70-point winners against the outmatched Tigers, 16.18.114 to 5.14.44.
The Brisbane Lions celebrated their first win in thirteen weeks and took some of the pressure off coach Justin Leppitsch when they steamrolled a disappointing Essendon by 37 points at Etihad Stadium.
Another in-demand forward has been taken off the AFL market, with Mason Wood signing a four-year contract extension to stay at North Melbourne.
Geelong forwards Tom Hawkins and Dan Menzel combined for eight goals as the Cats extended Adelaide’s miserable record at Simonds Stadium with a 30-point AFL victory.
The Saints set the tone for this game early as Jack Steven won the first clearance, and had the first inside 50 to set up the first goal in the opening minute.
Midfielder Mitch Wallis has broken both bones in his left leg, the result of a tackle gone wrong during Western Bulldogs’ 15-point AFL loss to St Kilda.
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AFL clubs are constantly scouting the country looking for the best possible targets to bring into their club. At the pointy end of 2016, here are the potential trade/free agency targets for your club.
History will be made this weekend when Brent Harvey plays his 427th AFL game, breaking the all-time record for most games played in VFL/AFL history by an individual in the process.
Michael Tuck is a legend of Australian football folklore. He won seven premierships with Hawthorn in a career that spanned three different decades.
St Kilda player Cameron Shenton has kicked an unbelievable goal for the Sandringham Dragons during their VFL loss to the Casey Scorpions.
How freaking hard is it to pay the holding the ball rule?
In a tight season where no team has a handle on premiership favouritism, small margins and factors will go a long way to determining who will emerge as the premiers.
Hello Roarers and welcome to this week’s edition of The Roar AFL MVP! We’ve got a double edition this time around, covering all of the votes from the past two weeks of the AFL. See below who our live blogging team voted as the best of the best over Rounds 17 and 18.
The Doggies’ tough Saturday night loss to St Kilda was made even worse by the heartbreaking season-ending injuries to Mitch Wallis and Jack Redpath.
Hawthorn are two games clear on the top of the ladder with five weeks to go and St Kilda has a finals sniff.
It was one of the most sickening moments witnessed on the AFL field in 2016.
We’re three quarters into the season, and with the top eight settled, at least ten clubs will be turning their attention to 2017 as their priority.
Every year, there are teams which excel on the back of the mastermind strategies of their head coach.
On a cold, dreary Saturday evening, I sat in front of my television and tortured myself watching the Melbourne Football Club get so close to beating the 2015 grand finalists nearly 3500km away.
The Roar AFL Podcast is back, with Cam Rose and Josh Elliott taking a look over all of the major developments to come out of Round 18.
Match result: The GWS Giants took an important win over the Port Adelaide Power on Sunday, coming back from a horror start to run out the 19-point winners.
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Match result: The Hawthorn Hawks are now two games clear on top of the ladder after a 70-point win over the Richmond Tigers on Sunday.
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