AFL

Wed 8 Jul 2020

Scammer attacks star after son’s diagnosis

Scammer attacks star after son’s diagnosis

AFL superstar Gary Ablett and his wife are the victims of a social media scamming plot after the couple revealed their son’s rare diagnosis.

Players’ sunny escape highlights AFL elitism

premium_icon Players’ sunny escape highlights AFL elitism

Most of us can’t fly anywhere, but AFL stars and club officials have packed their surfboards and golf clubs and winged their way to freedom.

Mon 6 Jul 2020

Heartbreaking diagnosis for AFL star’s son

Heartbreaking diagnosis for AFL star’s son

AFL legend Gary Ablett has revealed his decision to leave his wife and son for an extended period despite a confronting diagnosis.

Sat 4 Jul 2020

Six-figure settlement ends racism furore

Six-figure settlement ends racism furore

An apologetic Sam Newman has settled a fiery dispute with Nicky Winmar over comments made on his podcast about his protest against racism.

Television stars body shame footballer

Television stars body shame footballer

Footy commentary icon Bruce McAvaney and Brian Taylor have come under fire for bizarrely fat-shaming Essendon star Jake Stringer.

Thu 2 Jul 2020

Winmar and Newman ready for face-to-face battle

premium_icon Winmar and Newman ready for face-to-face battle

Nicky Winmar will come face-to-face with Sam Newman, Mike Sheahan and Don Scott after the trio caused a racial furore over the St Kilda champion.

Footy league to slash hundreds of jobs in savage shake-up

premium_icon Footy league to slash hundreds of jobs in savage shake-up

An internal paper reveals plans to slash hundreds of jobs as it shifts towards the ‘new AFL’, that aims to prioritise ‘what is most important.’

Wed 1 Jul 2020

‘Naked’ footballer smacked with multi game ban

premium_icon ‘Naked’ footballer smacked with multi game ban

Collingwood star found half naked by police has been hit with a heavy sanction by the AFL for breaking return-to-play COVID-19 protocols.

Tue 30 Jun 2020

AFL stars investigated for COVID breach

AFL stars investigated for COVID breach

Two of Collingwood’s biggest stars are under investigation after reportedly breaching the AFL’s coronavirus protocols last weekend.

Sat 27 Jun 2020

Power forward keeps sunny disposition

premium_icon Power forward keeps sunny disposition

Port Adelaide star Charlie Dixon says he and his teammates are enjoying life in their Gold Cost hub

Fri 26 Jun 2020

Grand final hero brutally dumped

Grand final hero brutally dumped

Richmond have failed to fire in the two games since the season returned and it forced them to be ruthless at the selection table.

Inside story: Why Pies, Hawks really missed out on Lynch

premium_icon Inside story: Why Pies, Hawks really missed out on Lynch

The fight to sign Tom Lynch came down to three of the AFL’s powerhouse clubs. One pitch took a quirky turn, while another was complicated by a TV ambush.

AFL rocked by another case of racism

AFL rocked by another case of racism

Despite a powerful stand by Eddie Betts last week another indigenous footy star has been targeted by a racist social media troll.

Newman offers to remove name from football team records

premium_icon Newman offers to remove name from football team records

Geelong champion Sam Newman has offered to remove his name from the club's records after the AFL team raised concerns about racism.

Shattered Swan Naismith facing another hard injury road

premium_icon Shattered Swan Naismith facing another hard injury road

Luckless Swan Sam Naismith has suffered another shattering knee injury, facing the prospect of a career in jeopardy as he mourns the tragic death of his sister.

Thu 25 Jun 2020

Bontempelli lifts wounded Bulldogs to victory

premium_icon Bontempelli lifts wounded Bulldogs to victory

It was a dog day evening for Sydney as a woeful first half put the Swans in the SCG record books for all the wrong reasons.

Footy star unleashes on ‘racism cowards’ within league

Footy star unleashes on ‘racism cowards’ within league

Heritier Lumumba has continued to speak out amid an AFL racism storm, calling “bulls**” on a myth the sport should stop promoting.

Why COVID-19 won’t stop footy star from honouring his sister

premium_icon Why COVID-19 won’t stop footy star from honouring his sister

AFL champion Nick Riewoldt and his family say restrictions will not diminish the fighting spirit of this year’s Maddie’s Match.

Suns star opens up on Twitter spat

premium_icon Suns star opens up on Twitter spat

Hugh Greenwood has been a star for new club Gold Coast but a Twitter war with Adelaide great Mark Ricciuto has put the spotlight on the former Crow.

AFL mourns death of a true legend

AFL mourns death of a true legend

The father figure of the Hawthorn Football Club has passed away just weeks after officially being named an Australian Football Hall of Fame legend.

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