Tactics used by the best coaches

Ronny Lerner   Canny strategies used by AFL coaches throughout the years.

A common prayer for the little things that made football great

Timothy Boyle    A Collingwood supporter drove me in his cab to the MCG on Friday and told me why he doesn't watch much football anymore.

Holmes following Pyke's lead

Andrew Wu   A Canadian and an American walk on to a football field. Cue the punchline. But what seemed a fanciful prospect not so long ago will become reality on Sunday.

How Carlton chose their coach

Jake Niall   Seven days after Essendon parted with former player James Hird, Carlton has hired a man who has never played AFL.

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Magnificent Two: A new-age western

Peter Hanlon   What happens when the west rules the roost? We might be about to find out.

Supplements, smartphones and a premiership dream

Daniel Cherny   Luke Davis is co-captain of an unbeaten team, and a tech entrepreneur. He's also one of ''The 34".

Can Hawks afford Lake and Frawley back?

Garry Lyon   Challenges have emerged for Alastair Clarkson and his coaching group.

Degree of difficulty multiplying for Hawthorn

The Hawks were nothing less than lethargic against Port Adelaide.

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The Blue review: Rating Carlton's 2015 season

Jon Pierik   What went right ... and what went wrong with the Blues in season 2015.

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Which Eagle kicked a 90-metre torpedo?

Matt Murnane   Which Eagle can kick the ball 90 metres?

Longmire needs to revive the Swans

Jake Niall   John Longmire needs to take risks to revive the Swans as a premiership threat.

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AFL freezes finals ticket prices: Rival codes still cheaper

Samantha Lane   The AFL, Australia's richest and most popular sporting code, confirmed on Wednesday is it 'freezing' the base cost of finals tickets again this year. It means the base price remains at 2013 rates.

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VIDEOS

'Our game is in mourning'

AFL chief executive Gillon McLachlan addresses the media following the tragic death of Adelaide Crows coach Phil Walsh at the age of 55.

Walsh's death hits Crows captain 

Adelaide Crows captain Taylor Walker talks about the impact Phil Walsh's death has had on him and the AFL club.

Front and Centre: Moving tributes 

Hawthorn and Collingwood pay a moving tribute to the late Phil Walsh in a weekend of AFL action.

Chris Judd retires from football

Senior football writer Rohan Connolly reflects on the amazing career of Chris Judd after his retirement..

Footballer of the Year: Round 22

Round 22 votes for the Age Footballer of the Year award for the 2015 premiership season.

Mick's last address to players

Jake Niall   A gracious Mick Malthouse did not blame his players or criticise the Carlton board when he addressed the Blues for the last time.

The legend of Leon Baker

Rohan Connolly   The dual premiership player is a famous grand final figure, yet one whose story has rarely been told.

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Priddis proves the power of humility

Peter Hanlon   Nowhere in a blocked-out calendar do the howls of "look at me" echo louder than the Brownlow.

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