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Final AFL teams

BY JASON PHELAN ADELAIDE are backing star duo Taylor Walker and Rory Sloane to throw off injury concerns and play in Sunday’s clash against Greater Western Sydney. The key pair remained in the Crows’ team for the Adelaide Oval encounter when extended squads for Sunday’s games were trimmed on Friday afternoon. Walker has...

AFL Changes – Round 1

BY MICHAEL RAMSEY ESSENDON coach John Worsfold has named six previously banned Bombers for a round one AFL blockbuster against a Hawthorn side led by the returning Jarryd Roughead. Jobe Watson, Dyson Heppell, Travis Colyer, Cale Hooker, Michael Hurley and Brent Stanton will all line up against the Hawks at the MCG...

Lily in All-Australian mix

GEELONG product Lily Mithen has capped an impressive season in the inaugural AFL Women’s competition by being named in the All-Australian squad of 40. Mithen, who played all seven games with Melbourne and earned a Rising Star nomination, is in contention for a spot in the final team of 22 which...

New faces for Blues and Tigers

CARLTON and Richmond will both feature four new faces in tomorrow night’s season opener at the MCG. The Blues have named Jarrod Picket, who arrived in off-season from the GWS Giants, and Sam Petrevski-Seton to make their AFL debuts, while recruits Cam Marchbank (GWS Giants) and Billie Smedts (Geelong) will pull...

Castagna upgraded to Tigers’ senior list

BY JOHN SALVADO RICHMOND will take a new-look lineup into Thursday night’s AFL season-opener against Carlton in what shapes as a make-or-break year for coach Damien Hardwick. Highly-rated recruits Dion Prestia, Josh Caddy and Toby Nankervis are all certainties to play against the Blues, while livewire forward Dan Butler has been locked...

Pies ban De Goey over fake injury tale

BY MICHAEL RAMSEY Collingwood midfielder Jordan De Goey has been slapped with an AFL suspension after breaking his hand during a fight and deceiving the Magpies about the injury. De Goey initially told the Magpies he had caught his hand on the edge of a door while throwing a toy for his pet...

West Coast drug issues re-aired in report

JUST one day after fallen West Coast premiership hero Ben Cousins again appeared in a Perth court, a decade of illicit drug use and other misdemeanours have been exposed in a previously unreleased AFL report published by News Corp. The report centres on one of the club’s most successful eras – from...

No Gabba for women’s final

BY ROGER VAUGHAN and BEN McKAY BRISBANE Lions director and AFL legend Leigh Matthews has slammed a decision for the AFLW club to lose hosting rights for the grand final, calling it an “embarrassing stuff-up”. The inaugural AFLW decider – between the unbeaten Queenslanders and Adelaide – is set to be played...

Magpies rule out trio

COLLINGWOOD will enter Friday night’s clash against reigning premier the Western Bulldogs without Jamie Elliott, Levi Greenwood and Jordan De Goey. Elliott, who missed all of 2016 with a back problem, has an ankle issue, but is closing in on a return, Greenwood needs hip surgery, and De Goey has a broken...

Star Tigers ready to face Blues

BY JASON PHELAN STAR Richmond duo Jack Riewoldt and Alex Rance have declared themselves fully fit to take on Carlton in the AFL season opener on Thursday night. Riewoldt sent a scare through the Tigers’ camp when he rolled his ankle in the club’s final pre-season hitout against Collingwood in Moe last...
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