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Roos axe Hansen

AFL INS & OUTS NORTH Melbourne has delisted veteran defender Lachie Hansen after 151 games. The 29-year-old, who joined the club via the 2006 National Draft after being named an All-Australian at under-18 level, played spent 11 seasons on the Roos’ list. “Lachy quickly forged a reputation as an excellent intercept mark in the...

Adelaide suffer major pre-finals AFL blow

RORY Sloane is in hospital to have his appendix removed, putting the Adelaide star in serious doubt for the start of the AFL finals. Sloane complained of stomach pain on Tuesday morning and was pulled from a scheduled club media conference, with Tom Lynch taking his place. The Crows confirmed Sloane had his...

AFL Rising Star – Round 23

A THREE-goal effort in Sydney’s big win over Carlton has been enough for Will Hayward to claim the final Rising Star nomination for 2017. The Swans second nominee for the year, Hayward joined the club with pick no.21 in the 2016 National Draft from North Adelaide and has played 17 games...

AFL Match Review Panel – Round 23

Richmond defender Dylan Grimes was the only player charged by the AFL match review panel in round 23, but he is in no danger of missing any finals action. Grimes can accept a $1000 fine with an early guilty plea after being charged with rough conduct against St Kilda’s Josh Bruce...

Townsend take his chance

JACOB Towsend had only kicked four goals in 32 unassuming games for GWS and Richmond a fortnight ago. In fact, his AFL career was probably at the crossroads before he earned a late-season recall by the Tigers to replace the injured Josh Caddy. He hadn’t appeared at AFL level since being a...

Bucks get backing of Pies

A humbled Nathan Buckley has been awarded a two-year extension as Collingwood coach after an extensive club review determined he remained the best person for the job. Buckley has been at the helm since 2012 and has been under immense pressure this season with his team finishing 13th on the AFL...

Burgoyne future up in the air

HAWTHORN veteran Shaun Burgoyne will hold talks with the club in coming days to discuss continuing his career into a 17th season. While premiership teammates Luke Hodge and Josh Gibson were farewelled in an emotional night at Etihad Stadium, Burgoyne – who joined captain Jarryd Roughead in carrying Hodge from the field...