From the expertsThe low down from those in the know
Back in the finals and now clear of debt, it has been quite a year for AFL club Richmond.
Melbourne coach Paul Roos says the much-hyped Jesse Hogan would have likely vied with fellow powerhouse forward Tom Boyd for the No.1 spot in this year’s national draft.
Hawthorn’s premiership year has come with a bumper pay day, the AFL club banking over $3 million.
Port Adelaide AFL chairman David Koch has flagged the Power will fight hard to retain the services of Alan Richardson, who St Kilda want to appoint as their new head coach.
Alan Richardson’s heart had been broken many times but on Thursday he finally landed an AFL senior-coaching role at St Kilda.
St Kilda will announce Alan Richardson as their new AFL coach on Thursday.
Essendon AFL coach Mark Thompson has defended Tom Bellchambers after the Bombers’ ruckman left a Melbourne restaurant without paying his bill.
Subtracting one captaincy and adding one Roos equals one happy Jack Trengove.
St Kilda have officially denied a report that Port Adelaide assistant Alan Richardson had been appointed as the Saints’ new AFL senior coach.
Melbourne dual best-and-fairest winner Nathan Jones is a step closer to the AFL club’s captaincy, after Jack Trengove declared he no longer wants the job.
Lessons learned from a tumultuous off-season have ensured team bonding will be the priority at the Brisbane Lions’ high-altitude camp in the United States.
St Kilda player Ahmed Saad is likely to wait weeks to find out whether he faces a two-year ban after fronting an AFL anti-doping hearing on Wednesday night.
The return of favourite son Simon Black after a tumultuous off-season has helped the Brisbane Lions feel like one big happy family again, co-captain Jonathan Brown says.
Paul Roos plans to act as a human shield for the inevitable criticism coming Melbourne’s way as he sets about revitalising the AFL club.
Football commentator Dermott Brereton has savaged St Kilda football boss Chris Pelchen in another twist to a day of drama at the AFL club.
St Kilda is again in crisis and has sharply divided AFL opinion after Friday’s shock decision to sack coach Scott Watters.
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Watching St. Kilda dismiss Scott Watters gave me a sense of déjà vu.
For most football fanatics, the AFL free agency and trade period is an exciting time of the year. Hopes and nerves are high as every fan’s beloved club takes a gamble or three to improve their stocks for the upcoming season.
The highly-anticipated draw for the 2014 AFL season is out and there are some matches and special occasions that are worth not missing.
The 2014 AFL season will be an exciting time for the harbour city and its footy fans. The Swans and Giants have made some handy acquisitions in the trade period and with the draft to come, a few more quality kids will join their lists.
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The AFL fixture has been released and a message for Port Adelaide fans with it; the rollercoaster isn’t over yet!
In this seventh instalment in the International Footy Series we talk to Bruce Parker, the President of AFL Canada.
In this fifth installment of the series on international footy, we sit down with Thomas Urban and Alban Shieber, the President and Communications Director for the Comite Nationale de Football Australien (CNFA).
To say that the two Queensland clubs had very different trade periods in 2013 is an understatement. The Brisbane Lions had a lot of activity, while the Gold Coast Suns were not sighted.
Hawthorn brought a taste of its premiership success to the Top End, with the Premiership Cup visiting a local high school on Tuesday.
With sport being part of Australian culture, it is important that all codes do the best they can to inform young Australians about racial vilification. The racism that occurs in sport is horrible to listen to and should never happen.
Northern Territorian Shaun Edwards has become a Bomber after being traded from Greater Western Sydney during the AFL trade period.
The trade period is always full of its shocks and surprises. A time when we see some of our favourite players hang up the boots of their club and walk into the welcoming arms of their rivals.
While this series has dealt and will continue to write about national leagues as a matter of course, I felt that the Ontario folks were deserving of an article in their own right.
Croatia. It’s not the most likely place in the world to hear about a flourishing Australian Football competition. Some have heard of Denmark, Canada, the US and UK sides, but few ever talk about the sleeping giant that is the Croatian league.
Australian rules footy in Germany dates back to 1995 when the Frankfurt Redbacks and Munich Kangaroos were founded.
The current AFL broadcast rights deal runs from 2012-2016, so early 2014 will see the AFL begin to look in earnest at the next TV deal.