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Injured Crameri also hits the wall

BY ROGER VAUGHAN STEWART Crameri has joined his former Essendon teammates in hitting the wall, with a new hip injury sidelining him for as many as three AFL matches. Crameri’s fresh injury further depletes the Western Bulldogs’ attack, which coach Luke Beveridge says will be quite different for Saturday’s Etihad Stadium game...

Double blow for Cats

GEELONG youngster James Parsons is facing a fortnight on the sidelines for his errant elbow to the jaw of Hawthorn veteran Luke Hodge during the Cats’ mauling of the Hawks yesterday. Parsons is one of two Geelong players reported during the Easter Monday clash, with Sam Menegola offered one week for...

AFL Rising Star – Round 4

NO.1 draft pick Andrew McGrath has taken just a month for his talent to be recognised, named the AFL Rising Star nomination for Round 4. The 18-year-old was a shining light in Essendon’s loss to Adelaide on Saturday night, gathering 28 possessions and laying four tackles. Selected by the Bombers from TAC...

AFL Match Review Panel – Round 4

NORTH Melbourne captain Jack Ziebell’s bump on Travis Cloke has been cleared by the AFL match review panel. Cloke will be sidelined for four to six weeks after suffering broken ribs as a result of the collision during the fourth quarter of the inaugural Good Friday game. The review panel deemed Ziebell’s bump...

Final AFL Changes – Round 4 (Sunday)

ST KILDA has lost patience with former No.1 draft pick Patrick McCartin, dropping him from the side for Easter Sunday’s clash with Collingwood at Etihad Stadium, The Saints have settled on two changes, with Shane Savage also omitted. David Armitage returns after missing the past two weeks, while Ben Long will make...

AFL Changes – Round 4

BY JASON PHELAN Greater Western Sydney have recalled star full-forward Jonathon Patton for their highly-anticipated clash with Port Adelaide in Canberra. The No.1 selection at the 2011 draft returns with Matthew Kennedy to replace injured veterans Ryan Griffen (ankle) and Steve Johnson (knee). Patton missed the past two games with a groin injury...

AFL Changes – Round 4 (Thursday night)

WEST Coast and Sydney have both made two changes for tomorrow night’s opening clash of Round 4. The Eagles have again lost patience with former Swan Lewis Jetta, dropping him and teammate Mark Hutchins. They’ve been replaced by 2006 premiership player Sam Butler and youngster Liam Duggan. Sydney has recalled Harry Cunningham, while...

Johnson in doubt for Giants

BY ADRIAN WARREN STEVE Johnson is battling to be fit for Greater Western Sydney’s AFL clash with Port Adelaide in Canberra, but two other key men are set to play. Johnson’s knee flared up after last weekend’s win over North Melbourne and he couldn’t train on Wednesday. GWS coach Leon Cameron said Johnson had...

Cats ready for Hawks to bounce back

BEWARE the wounded Hawks. Unbeaten Geelong is well aware modern-day arch-rival Hawthorn will be no pushover on Easter Monday despite making a winless start to 2017, which included Sunday’s listless 86-point hiding at the hands of Gold Coast. “I imagine they’ll bounce back,” Cats’ forward Daniel Menzel said. “I’d be shocked if...

Port bans fan in latest racism row

BY STEVE LARKIN THE AFL admits it can do more to stop racism as saddened indigenous players say they’re fed up with vilification in the sport. As Port Adelaide says it’s sickened by racism cases including a Power fan who admits calling Adelaide’s Eddie Betts an ape, league hierarchy are pledging to find...