afl live nation page header

Join the biggest names in the game every weekend for the best call of the footy.

Broadcasting across Australia, AFL Nation is your number one footy destination for season 2017.

You can catch AFL Nation on Friday, Saturday and Sunday on LAFM.

 

AFL staffer to plead guilty to strike

AFL diversity manager Ali Fahour has apologised and says he is ashamed after knocking out an opponent with a punch during a local football match. Fahour will plead guilty on Wednesday night at the Northern Football League tribunal and faces a lengthy suspension. Playing for West Preston-Lakeside, Fahour was red carded from...

Crows players honour slain coach Walsh

TWO years on, Adelaide’s players are re-taking a pledge to honour their slain coach Phil Walsh. Crows players on Monday will have a raw chat about Walsh, who was killed two years ago by his son. Adelaide defender Brodie Smith says the two-year anniversary is “an emotional day”. “We never forget what he did...

Vardy comes to party for Eagles

NATHAN Vardy’s name is barely mentioned when recruits of the year are talked about, But the big man has been a welcome addition to a West Coast line-up missing key big men in Nic Natanui and Scott Lycett. After an injury-ravaged seven seasons at Simonds Stadium where Vardy managed just 25 games...

Final AFL Changes – Round 15

FREMANTLE has suspended youngster Connor Blakely and lost patience with forward Shane Kersten, while superstar Nat Fyfe and veteran ruck Aaron Sandilands return, as it made four changes for Sunday’s clash with St Kilda. Blakely will spend a week on the sidelines for what Dockers labelled “not meeting team standards”. Football boss Chris...

Houli ban doubled

The AFL Appeal Board has doubled Bachar Houli’s suspension, meaning Richmond will be without the defender for four weeks. The three-man board took just 10 minutes to uphold the historic appeal by AFL operations manager Simon Lethlean following a marathon two-hour hearing that became mired in legal argument. This is the first...

AFL Changes – Round 15

INJURY-hit Geelong have made four changes for their much-anticipated AFL clash with Greater Western Sydney but have named Joel Selwood. However, the Cats skipper is no certainty to face the Giants on Saturday as he continues to recover from a concussion suffered in the first minute of his side’s thrilling two-point...

Shot clock back for four full quarters

THE 30-second shot clock will again be displayed on scoreboards for the full quarter after the AFL changed its stance. The countdown clock had been dropped for the final two minutes of each term. However after discussion with senior coaches during Tuesday night’s dinner at AFL chief Gillon McLachlan’s house, it has now...

AFL in new territory with Houli ban appeal

THE AFL will mount an unprecedented appeal against the “manifestly inadequate” two-week suspension handed to Richmond’s Bachar Houli for knocking out Carlton’s Jed Lamb. In a ruling on Tuesday night, the AFL Tribunal deemed Houli’s strike on Lamb as intentional and of high impact to the head but chose to ban him...

Houli suspended for two

RICHMOND defender Bachar Houli has been handed a two-match suspension by the AFL tribunal for intentionally striking Carlton’s Jed Lamb. Houli was referred directly to the tribunal for his off-the-ball hit on Lamb at the MCG on Sunday after the match review panel assessed the incident as intentional conduct with high impact...

Tex extends deal with Crows

ADELAIDE captain Taylor Walker looks set to play out his career with the club after signing a three-year contract extension. The new deal keeps the Broken Hill product at the Crows until at least the end of 2021, by which time he will be 31. “Like I have said many times before,...