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When is the 2017 AFL Draft? Start time, date

The 2017 AFL Draft is quickly approaching, as it begins on Friday, November 24 at 6:30pm AEDT. The event will be held at the Sydney Showground Exhibition Centre.

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AFL Phantom Draft 2017 top 25, rumours, bolters and sliders

This is it! The day of the 2017 AFL Draft has finally arrived, and to celebrate I’m having one final crack at a top 25 phantom draft.

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2017 AFL Draft FAQ: Everything you need to know

The AFL Draft is just a day away! It’s one of my favourite events on the AFL calendar, and I’ve put together everything you need to know to enjoy it to the fullest right here.

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A club-by-club guide to the 2017 AFL draft

Today, I’m taking a club-by-club look at the 2017 AFL Draft. Where is your club picking, and who are they likely to take?

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Who will the Brisbane Lions take with pick 1 in the 2017 AFL Draft?

It wasn’t that many years ago that the annual question of who would go at pick No.1 in the AFL draft was a rather silly one, debated only as a means for filling time in the pre-draft broadcast.

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Howe hopes for AFL mark of the year review

Collingwood star Jeremy Howe is hopeful the AFL will change its mark of the year judging process after his controversial snub in this year’s award.

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AFL draft analysis: Fremantle Dockers

An eleventh-hour trade that saw Fremantle secure pick 2 from the Gold Coast Suns for Lachie Weller has the Dockers come into the 2017 AFL draft with two selections in the top five.

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Ireland coach fumes at Nat Fyfe forearm

Ireland coach Joe Kernan says Fremantle star Nat Fyfe should have been sent off for a dangerous forearm during Australia’s 53-50 International Rules win in Perth.

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Selwood black carded as Australia win series

Geelong skipper Joel Selwood is facing a possible AFL suspension after being black carded during Australia’s 53-50 win over Ireland in Saturday night’s International Rules clash in Perth.

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AFL International Rules Australia vs Ireland second Test start time, TV guide, live stream

The 2017 International Rules series is headed toward its conclusion as Australia and Ireland clash in Perth on Saturday, November 18. The match, played at Subiaco, is scheduled to start at 7:45pm (AEDT).

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AFLX is now officially a real thing

One of the AFL’s worst-kept secrets is finally official, with the league announcing on Friday that AFLX will be part of the 2018 pre-season schedule.

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AFL draft analysis: Carlton Blues

After bottoming out in recent years, Carlton are starting to show some promise for the future. With two picks in the top ten and another coming at No.30, the draft will give them a chance to continue the rebuild.

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TELL US: What would you do to keep growing women’s sport?

There’s been a veritable explosion of women’s sport in the past few years.

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AFL mock draft 2017: Top 30

Just a little more than a week out from the 2017 AFL draft, Maddy Friend and Josh Elliott have put together a mock draft of the top 30 picks.

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Schwab removed as AFL umpires’ boss

Former Hawthorn head coach Peter Schwab has been dumped as head of the AFL umpiring department after less than a year in the position.

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AFL clubs eyeing NBL expansion

AFL clubs are considering setting up teams to play in an NBL competition slated for “imminent” expansion.

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Scott Pendlebury

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Rory Sloane Australia

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GWS Giants coach Leon Cameron

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Tayla Harris Brisbane Lions AFLW 2017

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Jack Riewoldt Richmond AFL Grand Final Tigers 2017

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Daniel Rioli Shaun Grigg

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Best 22 analysis: Fremantle

By Conor, 22 Dec 2017
Best 22 analysis: Fremantle

All the AFL lists are finalised for 2018, and now is the time to start investigating what each club’s best team looks like.

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AFL top 100: Which will be the last club in 2018 to welcome a new inductee?

Based on the current games played at each club, and assuming all players close to the 100-game milestone retain their fitness and form for most of the 2018 season (a big assumption!) Richmond will be the last to welcome a new member to the top 100 game players at any club.

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North Melbourne Kangaroos 2018 AFL season preview, best 22 and predicted finish

Coming off a disastrous end to their 2016 season in which they lost ten of their last 12 games before bidding farewell to veteran quartet Brent Harvey, Drew Petrie, Michael Firrito and Nick Dal Santo, not many expected North Melbourne to be one of the big hitters in season 2017.

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Carlton Blues 2018 AFL season preview, best 22 and predicted finish

Heading into their second season under Brendon Bolton, the Navy Blue army were buoyant after a promising 2016 campaign that yielded seven wins.

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Gold Coast Suns 2018 AFL season preview, best 22 and predicted finish

With just ten wins from their previous 44 games, Rodney Eade and the Gold Coast Suns entered season 2017 under enormous pressure to perform.

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My 2017 players to watch in review: Sydney Swans to Western Bulldogs

In the 2017 pre-season I picked three players per club to preview for the upcoming season – now I’m looking back at how they did, and grading their performance. Today I’m looking at the Sydney Swans, West Coast Eagles and Western Bulldogs.

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My 2017 players to watch in review: Port Adelaide Power to St Kilda Saints

In the 2017 pre-season I picked three players per club to preview for the upcoming season – now I’m looking back at how they did, and grading their performance. Today I’m looking at the Port Adelaide Power, Richmond Tigers and St Kilda Saints.

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Forget AFLX, the future of Aussie Rules is 12-a-side

A new code war has just broken out within Aussie Rules, with the SANFL starting a new 12-a-side format called “Australian Unity Fast Footy” at Norwood Oval just a week before the AFL debut their own AFLX format at Hindmarsh.

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My 2017 players to watch in review: Hawthorn Hawks to North Melbourne Kangaroos

In the 2017 pre-season I picked three players per club to preview for the upcoming season – now I’m looking back at how they did, and grading their performance. Today I’m looking at the Hawthorn Hawks, Melbourne Demons and North Melbourne Kangaroos.

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AFLW 2018 team preview and predicted finish: Melbourne Demons

In the last two rounds of season one, the Demons began playing like the best team in the competition, only missing the Grand Final because of a round five loss to GWS, of all teams.

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My 2017 players to watch in review: Geelong Cats to GWS Giants

In the 2017 pre-season I picked three players per club to preview for the upcoming season – now I’m looking back at how they did, and grading their performance. Today I’m looking at the Geelong Cats, Gold Coast Suns and GWS Giants.

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Best 22 analysis: Essendon

By Conor, 14 Dec 2017
Best 22 analysis: Essendon

All the AFL lists are finalised for 2018, and now is the time to start looking into what each club’s best team looks like.

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AFLW 2018 team preview and predicted finish: Brisbane Lions

Yes, I’m tipping the Lions to fall at the final hurdle once more in 2018. But it’s a small price to pay for what could become a multi-year domination of the competition.

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My 2017 players to watch in review: Collingwood Magpies to Fremantle Dockers

In the 2017 pre-season I picked a handful of players per club to preview for the upcoming season – now I’m looking back at how they did, and grading their performance. Today I’m looking at the Collingwood Magpies, Essendon Bombers and Fremantle Dockers.

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Brisbane Lions 2018 AFL season preview, best 22 and predicted finish

After a tough but promising first season under the tutelage of new coach Chris Fagan, the Brisbane Lions were awarded the dubious honour of the wooden spoon for the first time in club history since 1998.

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AFLW 2018 team preview and predicted finish: Adelaide Crows

The Crows are an enigma. No one expected them to do well last year because South Australia’s development of women’s football has been, let’s face it, pathetic.

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Eddie Betts Adelaide Crows AFL 2017

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Alex Fasolo Collingwood Magpies AFL

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Patrick Cripps Carlton Blues AFL 2017

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Alastair Clarkson Hawthorn Hawks AFL 2017

What’s next for AFL game plans?

By Stephen, 9 Dec 2017

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Darcy Moore Collingwood Magpies AFL 2017

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Kara Donellan AFLW

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Luke Hodge Hawthorn Hawks AFL 2016

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