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7:47 PM Essendon have held off an outstanding challenge from St Kilda to win their pulsating AFL match by two points.
Jesse Hogan 7:31 PM Hawthorn's hopes of having Luke Hodge and Jordan Lewis available for their grand final rematch against Sydney in three weeks seemingly rest on the match review panel deciding their blatant strikes were not serious enough to be referred to the tribunal.
Jesse Hogan 7:25 PM Western Bulldogs president Peter Gordon, buoyant after a win away to Sydney he rates as possibly the best he has seen, says "it's a great time to be a Bulldog", with the emerging team winning plaudits, and supporters, for their fantastic start to 2015.
Brent Diamond 6:53 PM Carlton forward Troy Menzel suffered a minor setback to his recovery from a hamstring injury on return in the Blues' gritty one-goal upset win over Sandringham at Trevor Barker Beach Oval on Sunday.
Tom Decent 5:59 PM Sydney co-captain Jarrad McVeigh says veteran-foward Adam Goodes deserves the right to choose when he plays in the top grade because he has "earned enough credits" in his career with the Swans.
5:36 PM Sydney co-captain Jarrad McVeigh says there's no need for the Swans to panic after successive losses, as he prepares to face his old mentor Paul Roos.
5:22 PM Port Adelaide and Adelaide close out round five with the Showdown at Adelaide Oval.
4:51 PM Geelong veteran James Kelly is resting after undergoing surgery to repair a ruptured testicle.
3:22 PM The Saints and the Bombers go head-to-head at Etihad Stadium.
Brent Diamond 1:42 PM Collingwood withstood a gritty challenge to upset reigning premier Footscray with a four-point win at Victoria Park on Saturday.
12:58 PM Melbourne host the undefeated Dockers to kick off Sunday footy for round five.
Brent Diamond 9:10 AM Collingwood's injury-prone midfielder Clinton Young suffered a setback in his recovery from a hamstring injury in the Pies' breakthrough four-point win over Footscray at Victoria Park on Saturday.
Peter Hanlon 12:29 AM Richmond rallies but captain Joel Selwood lifts to keep his team safe
11:53 PM Prince Harry was in the stands at Domain Stadium as the Eagles thrashed Greater Western Sydney by 87 points.
Rohan Connolly and Larissa Nicholson 11:50 PM Hawthorn face an anxious wait for the match review panel deliberations on Monday after two incidents involving stars Luke Hodge and Jordan Lewis.
Beth Newman 9:33 PM A seething Brisbane Lions coach, Justin Leppitsch called out his side after a 54-point loss to the Gold Coast Suns.
Daniel Cherny 8:47 PM Carlton veteran Chris Judd has accused former teammates of selfish motives.
Samantha Lane 8:00 PM Australian Sports Commission boss John Wylie has applauded the unprecedented free-to-air live broadcast of a female football match and highlighted how television coverage is critical to the progress of women's sport.
Beth Newman Which Queensland team will clinch their first win of the season?