JON PIERIK 7:45pm St Kilda has secured a new contract for defender Jarryn Geary, while discussions have opened with fellow defender James Gwilt.
JON PIERIK 7:30pm In an intriguing twist of timing, the son of former club chairman David Evans has tendered his resignation at Essendon and will leave the club just as James Hird returns from suspension.
JAKE NIALL 7:45pm There is a concerted push from AFL players to allow free agents to sign a contract with another club during a season to provide them with greater security.
6:55pm The AFL injury list ahead of round 19 in the 2014 premiership season.
GREG BAUM 11:20pm If you didn't know that it was medically impossible, you might have started to think that concussion was contagious at the AFL tribunal on Tuesday night.
JAKE NIALL 7:01pm Decored Western Bulldogs veteran and former captain Matthew Boyd is set to play on in 2015, having been offered a new contract by the club.
Rob Forsaith 6:50pm Richmond forward Ty Vickery says a four-week AFL ban for his hit on Dean Cox was a fair outcome and that he's looking forward to moving on from the incident.
JESSE HOGAN 8:10pm Richmond tall forward Ty Vickery has been given the opportunity to play one more match after the AFL tribunal deemed his blow to West Coast's Dean Cox warranted just under a five-match ban.
TIM LANE 5:57pm A sequence of events which began at a boundary throw-in last Friday night has culminated in Tyrone Vickery’s suspension. A breach of the rules as execrable and blatant as his knock-out blow to Dean Cox could not but be severely punished.
BRAD ELBOROUGH 5:42pm Fremantle has had almost two weeks to dwell on its round 18 loss to bottom side St Kilda, which could mean bad news for Carlton on Thursday night.
BRAD ELBOROUGH 4:58pm Fremantle has had almost two weeks to dwell on its round 18 loss to bottom side St Kilda, which could mean bad news for Carlton on Thursday night.
JON PIERIK 4:52pm Essendon insists its board has unanimous support for James Hird, releasing a statement in response to a Fairfax Media report.
Justin Chadwick 4:48pm Star Fremantle midfielder Nat Fyfe could become the third player in VFL/AFL history to top the Brownlow poll but be ineligible for the medal due to suspension.
Jon Pierik and Peter Hanlon 4:49pm Chris Scott wants free agency scrapped, but the players' assocation on Tuesday responded by flagging a preferred model that would dramatically increase the sort of frenzied speculation that Geelong's coach finds so repugnant.
ALANA SCHETZER 7:37pm Providing stability to a club accustomed to uncertainty was the main reason for Melbourne coach Paul Roos signing on for an extra year.
ALANA SCHETZER 4:02pm Carlton forward Jarrad Waite has hosed down rumours he and coach Mick Malthouse are feuding, despite a reportedly rocky working relationship.
3:25pm Gold Coast's performance against the Brisbane Lions was indefensible, now it's time for Gold Coast's players to show coach Guy McKenna exactly what they're made of.
FLETA PAGE 7:50pm At 204 centimetres and 104 kilograms, Richmond Football Club did not worry about the fact Canberra teen Ivan Soldo had never played a game of Australian rules football before they signed him on as a rookie this month.
Ed Jackson 2:30pm After a "cataclysmic" first quarter against Brisbane last weekend, Gold Coast coach Guy McKenna says he'll watch closely how his AFL team responds.
1:33pm AFL club St Kilda has named Luke Beveridge director of coaching, but the Hawthorn assistant coach will stay at the Hawks for the rest of the 2014 season.
DANIEL CHERNY 3:25pm St Kilda’s football department stocks have received another boost, with the Saints signing Hawthorn assistant coach Luke Beveridge as their director of coaching.
JESSE HOGAN 2:51pm Match review panel member Joel Bowden is expecting a base penalty of more than a month when Richmond's Ty Vickery faces the tribunal on Tuesday evening for his blow to West Coast's Dean Cox at the weekend.
Ben McKay 1:32pm The Cats were victims of the most high-profile defection since free agency's introduction and are still not in favour of it.
1:23pm West Coast coach Adam Simpson has warned his players that careers will be on the line over the next five weeks as he prepares to make some tough calls on his AFL squad.
PETER HANLON 1:46pm Having experimented with the make-up of his ruck division throughout the season, Geelong coach Chris Scott on Tuesday endorsed Mark Blicavs as a player who makes the Cats stronger against the best opposition.
Ben McKay 12:35pm The AFL has determined the line-up for round 23, with Hawthorn and Collingwood given the plum Friday night slot.
JESSE HOGAN 7:40pm Adelaide and Gold Coast are the only finals contenders scheduled to play on the final Sunday of the home-and-away season.
Justin Chadwick 11:55am Fringe West Coast players Josh Hill, Ash Smith, Jacob Brennan and Sam Butler all face a nervous wait to see if they will be retained for next season.
PETER HANLON 12:57pm Chris Scott has responded to speculation that Geelong is in the running to land Demon James Frawley by describing free agency as a ''distasteful'' process that is detrimental to loyalty and one he would like to see scrapped.
Ben McKay 11:32am Paul Roos says he is happy to wait a little longer for James Frawley's answer but either way his recruitment focus would be midfield.