Not for the first time, Melbourne star Christian Petracca has run into canine-related trouble.
It is hard to fathom why Koch chose to fan the flames that had been hosed down in preceding days.
The match hasn’t quite got official "mockbuster" status, but it’s unlikely Channel Seven are particularly excited with how the cards have fallen for this Friday night's clash.
Delivering feedback in an overly demonstrative fashion to teammates is something Essendon veteran Brendon Goddard admits he cannot control.
Port Adelaide chairman David Koch has launched a sensational attack on the AFL for its handling of the Sam Powell-Pepper case however his CEO Keith Thomas adopted a more conciliatory tone
Nick Shipley had dreams of playing for Sydney FC but will now be a poster boy for the AFL's push to grow the game in western Sydney.
Collingwood’s spike in form has led a to significant boost in the MCC's estimated crowd for Sunday’s clash between the Magpies and Richmond at the MCG.
All the ins and outs for round six of the AFL season.
Already without All Australian duo Lance Franklin and Dan Hannebery, Sydney lost another big man, putting pressure on their midfield to perform.
It might only be round six, but September has come early for Melbourne and Essendon, whose clash on Sunday is almost an elimination final.
A rattled Shaun Higgins says he now has greater respect for the work that’s being done to reduce the rate of concussion in football, but the North Melbourne star has no ill feelings towards Hawthorn’s Ryan Burton.
There was a time Sam Gilbert didn’t think he’d make it to 200 games. But now that he is almost there, the hope of good things to come keeps him going.
Geelong are determined to take no risks with in-form forward Dan Menzel, who will miss Saturday's big match against Sydney with groin soreness.
Port Adelaide midfielder Hamish Hartlett and Essendon youngster Josh Begley have both suffered ACL injuries.
It's just like the song says - Collingwood know how to play the game. And the credit should go to Nathan Buckley.
Kim Hagdorn predicts on a 3-2-1 voting basis which WA footy greats will win best on ground Derby Medals.
Toby Greene hits back at stinging rebuke that the Giants can only play "pretty football".
Essendon coach John Worsfold has launched a strong defence of Brendon Goddard's right to give direct feedback to teammates on the field.
In an underwhelming Anzac Day game, the more skilled Collingwood – that's right, more skilful – comprehensively routed a mediocre Essendon.
Adam Treloar sat with his coach Nathan Buckley and gladly accepted the medal, reflecting the honour given the prestigious names to have won it.
American Mason Cox had a forgettable moment on Anzac Day but it was a memorable day.
Trailing by 17 points at halftime and down two rotations, the Dons needed a strong start to the third quarter. But the mercurial Jake Stringer missed a sitter.
Dylan Shiel believes there is also an onus on the player being hit to protect himself in an element of AFL that makes the sport unique.
The Ross Glendinning Medal now looks likely to be presented at this Sunday's historic first Western Derby at Perth's new stadium after a massive uproar from the WA football community.
Follow the action live as Collingwood and Essendon go head-to-head in the Anzac Day blockbuster.
Shane Edwards’ high contact on Neville Jetta has cost the Richmond midfielder a $2000 AFL fine.
There's tension among the AFL's secret society of key forwards and Tex Walker is at the heart of it.
Sam Powell-Pepper will spend another week on the sidelines after the AFL handed down its findings.
Melbourne needs to move the ball faster and be less static and predictable, Jake Melksham says.
Questions abound for Melbourne fans after the Demons slumped to a 46-point loss to Richmond on the big stage of their Anzac Day eve clash at the MCG.
Richmond steam roll Melbourne as Demons roll over.
Joel Selwood will play against the Sydney Swans on Saturday after successfully challenging his one match suspension for striking Lindsay Thomas.
Port Adelaide young gun Sam Powell-Pepper is expected to miss a third game this weekend, but to have the wording of his misconduct charge amended.
Lindsay Thomas's attempt to reboot his AFL career with Port Adelaide hits roadblock after he was banned for three games for Scott Selwood bump.
It simply is not acceptable. It could have and clearly should have been, revealed weeks back.
The Western Bulldogs won't look back at their painful history of preliminary final losses in the lead up to their Saturday night clash with GWS Giants.
Melbourne great David Schwarz says the potential defection of Jesse Hogan would not be "as catastrophic" now as it would have been last year.
There’s two very contrasting narratives developing heading into the penultimate weekend of the AFL season. And sentimentally, they’re at opposite ends of the spectrum.
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