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Noble’s inside knowledge has Lions wary

Brisbane Lions star Charlie Cameron is wary of a David Noble-inspired Kangaroos ambush in Hobart on Saturday. Ladder positions suggest that the fourth-placed Lions should cruise to victory over the AFL cellar dwellers at Blundstone Arena. But with North Melbourne coach Noble’s intimate knowledge of the Lions thanks to a four-year spell as Brisbane’s general […]

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Bump ban will change game forever

Western Bulldogs coach Luke Beveridge is “hoping like hell” Adelaide veteran David Mackay isn’t suspended by the AFL tribunal, declaring this year’s premiers will be the team that maintains the most “venom” at contests. Mackay was sent straight to the tribunal, without being charged by the match review panel, after a heavy collision with Hunter […]

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Fagan milestone is motivating the Lions

The Brisbane Lions have further incentive to deliver coach Chris Fagan a win in his 100th game in charge of the club with the match being played in Tasmania. Fittingly, Fagan will celebrate his milestone in his home state after the AFL moved Saturday’s North Melbourne-Lions battle from Marvel Stadium to Hobart’s Blundstone Arena due […]

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‘Champion’: AFL boss breaks silence on Adam Goodes saga

AFL boss Gillon McLachlan has commented on Adam Goodes’ decision to knock back his inclusion into the Hall of Fame, saying he hopes “time heals” the Sydney Swans great’s relationship with the game. The football community was saddened earlier this week when it was revealed Goodes had rejected the offer for the AFL’s highest honour. […]

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Geelong coach seething after clashing with a crowd member

Geelong cemented themselves in third place on the ladder after a solid 17.10 (112) – 14.7 (91) win over Port Adelaide on Thursday night, but it was a strange moment off the field that stole the limelight. Cats coach Chris Scott was making his way down to the ground at the Adelaide Oval at three […]

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‘That is hurting us’ – coach pinpoints massive issue

St Kilda forward Max King is still working out how to balance the burden of expectation with his drive to be successful according to coach Brett Ratten who said his young star was under more pressure than most second year players. King is expected to front up against Adelaide in Cairns on Saturday despite playing […]

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Gun Giants set for mass return

Toby Greene will be back for GWS in a must-win clash against North Melbourne on Sunday as coach Leon Cameron weights up the pros and cons of a mass return of star players. Greene, who has been standing in as skipper for Stephen Coniglio, was in career-best form before suffering a fractured shoulder in round […]

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Rookie gun ‘absolutely ready’ for return

Gold Coast young gun Matt Rowell is fitter now than he was at the end of pre-season and primed to make his AFL return. The former No.1 draft pick has been sidelined since the opening round with a knee injury, having played only five games in 2020 after a serious shoulder injury blunted a stunning […]