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Suns to fight for Eade against Eagles

WITH their coach under intense scrutiny, Gold Coast are preparing to step up and fight for Rodney Eade against West Coast in the AFL. The Eagles are without star forward Josh Kennedy while the Suns will be boosted by the return of Gary Ablett for the clash at Metricon Stadium on Saturday. The...

Crows back midfield to go head-to-head

THE mouth-watering prospect of good mates Patrick Dangerfield and Rory Sloane going head-to-head in tonight’s blockbuster clash between Geelong and Adelaide at Simonds Stadium is appearing more likely. Crows assistant coach James Podsiadly said they’ll be looking at some key match-ups, but a hard tag isn’t on the cards. “We traditionally haven’t...

AFL Changes – Round 11

ESSENDON have lost young midfielder Darcy Parish and veteran James Kelly to injury for Saturday’s AFL clash with Greater Western Sydney. Parish (calf), Kelly (groin) and the omitted Matt Dea have been replaced by Brent Stanton, Ben Howlett and Martin Gleeson for the game at Spotless Stadium. The second-placed Giants will be bolstered...

Buckley lauds Fasolo’s courage

COLLINGWOOD coach Nathan Buckley has applauded the “courageous stance” of forward Alex Fasolo to go public with his mental health battle. Fasolo will miss Sunday’s AFL clash against Fremantle in Perth, with Buckley saying the cry for help this week emphasised the need “to keep looking out for each other.” “Alex has been...

AFL Changes – Round 10 (Thursday night)

PORT Adelaide and Hawthorn will take unchanged line-ups into tomorrow night’s Round 11 opener at Adelaide Oval. The Power have retained the same 22 that was beaten by a late goal from Patrick Dangerfield against Geelong. Hawks coach Alistair Clarkson has backed his troops that upset the Swans in Sydney, including Dallas...

Milestone Bomber keen to play on

ESSENDON veteran Brendon Goddard has declared he wants to continue his decorated career as he prepares to play his 300th AFL game. The 32-year-old will reach the milestone in Saturday’s clash with Greater Western Sydney at Spotless Stadium, having played 205 games with St Kilda before joining the Bombers at the end...

Depression sidelines Fasolo

COLLINGWOOD forward Alex Fasolo will miss his side’s AFL clash with Fremantle after revelations he is suffering depression. The 24-year-old is set for a short break from football as he manages his health, but is expected to return to competitive action in the near future. “Alex Fasolo will take what is expected to...

Star Cat backs young Saint to be a great

STRUGGLING St Kilda youngster Paddy McCartin should take comfort from someone who’s been in his shoes: ‘you’ll be just fine, kid’. Geelong star Tom Hawkins thinks the former No.1 draft pick will navigate his early-career growing pains successfully to become a great player for the Saints. Hawkins endured a similarly difficult period when...

Danger pick named Rising Star

THE news keeps getting better for ladder-leader Adelaide, with Wayne Milera named the AFL Rising Star nominee for Round 10. The second-year Crow kicked three goals from 16 possessions and laid four tackles in Saturday night’s 100-point hiding of Fremantle at Adelaide Oval. A nephew of Sydney great Michael O’Loughlin, Milera joined...

Kennedy to miss three

WEST Coast has confirmed spearhead Josh Kennedy will be sidelined three weeks with a calf injury suffered in yesterday’s loss to the Greater Western Sydney. The two-time Coleman medallist was forced from the field early in the last quarter of the clash at Domain Stadium. Kennedy will miss Saturday’s trip to the...