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Final AFL Changes – Round 14

Gold Coast AFL stars Jarrod Harbrow and Rory Thompson are among seven inclusions to an injury-hit Suns team reeling from the withdrawal of Gary Ablett. The two-time Brownlow Medal winner had been set to play his 300th AFL game on Sunday...

AFL Changes – Round 14

Collingwood have been boosted by the return from injury of premiership-winning pair Ben Reid and Tyson Goldsack for Saturday’s clash with Port Adelaide at the MCG. The Magpies are 13th with a 5-7 record going into the clash against the fourth-...

AFL Changes – Round 14 (Thursday night)

FORMER captain Luke Hodge, veteran defender Grant Birchall, goal sneak Luke Breust and the versatile Ryan Schoenmakers have returned to the Hawthorn team ahead of tomorrow night’s Round 14 opener against Adelaide. The quartet are a welcome boost for the struggling...

Shaw takes mickey out of milestone

HEATH Shaw rarely sticks to a script but the Greater Western Sydney veteran made an exception on the eve of his 250th AFL game. In a sport often guilty of taking itself too seriously and a league full of cookie-cutter stars...

Blight declared a Legend of the AFL

MALCOLM Blight has been declared a Legend of the AFL at a gala Hall of Fame function in Adelaide. The playing superstar and premiership coach was feted on Tuesday night with another half-dozen inducted into the Australian Football Hall of Fame. Umpire Brett Allen,...

Players win big in six-year pay deal

AS cricket’s pay crisis nears tipping point, the wages of an AFL player will skyrocket $60,000 this year in a bumper six-year deal. After months of drawn-out negotiations, the AFL and players association both declared the pay deal a win-win. “The players...

Ablett intent on finals dream for Suns

FOR all he’s achieved in a glittering AFL career, Gary Ablett’s time at Gold Coast remains an unfinished project. The 33-year-old has won two premierships, two Brownlow Medals and on Sunday will run out for his 300th AFL match against St Kilda...

Another Rising Star for Blues

JACK Silvagni has become Carlton’s fourth Rising Star nomination of 2017 after playing a key role in Saturday night’s win over Gold Coast at Metricon Stadium. Playing the 19th game of his career, Silvagni kicked two goals from 13 possessions. He joins...

Match Review Panel – Round 13

SYDNEY’S Lance Franklin, Luke Shuey of West Coast and Geelong captain Joel Selwood can all accept fines after the AFL match review panel handed down its verdicts from the weekend’s games. But Swans youngster Zak Jones and Gold Coast’s Matt Rosa face...

Scans confirm worst for Jong

WESTERN Bulldogs midfielder Lin Jong’s AFL season is officially over, with scans confirming he tore his anterior cruciate ligament during the loss to Melbourne on Sunday. The Dogs had feared the worst after Jong crumpled to the ground when his kick...