The "Dingley Hawks". Or "the Dawks", for short
Hawthorn has revealed well-advanced plans to move its headquarters from Waverley Park to a massive new facility at Dingley, where it has signed a contract of purchase.
Phil Davis will not take the bump out of his tool kit when he makes his return from suspension this week but says players have to look after their opponents by avoiding head high contact.
Is the regret of leaving the Western Bulldogs weighing on Ryan Griffen?
Stephen Dank says he does not give "a flying f---" that the World Anti-Doping Agency is appealing the decision to drop 21 charges that Australian sports drug authorities laid against him.
Absent champion Gary Ablett's leadership has been defended by Gold Coast teammate Tom Nicholls after stinging criticism from Jonathan Brown.
As North Melbourne coach Brad Scott takes time off for back surgery, he will do so with a police investigation hanging over his head.
A frustrated Hawthorn has been buoyed by small forward Paul Puopolo being cleared of a major foot injury, while Jordan Lewis is likely to return against St Kilda.
The Carlton playing group understands the writing is on the wall and many of them are playing for their careers after Mick Malthouse was sacked as coach, according to Blues ruckman Cameron Wood.
Collingwood coach Nathan Buckley has declared the Magpies are in the best health they have been for four years and says his team has only scratched "the tip of the iceberg" in its development.
Fremantle defender Michael Johnson has backed Sydney Swans great Adam Goodes amid criticism the dual Brownlow medallist is receiving after the 'war-dance' he performed on Friday night.
Richmond forward Jack Riewoldt has joked the Tigers will have to tag Nat Fyfe with "every player we've got" in order to contain the raging Brownlow Medal favourite on Friday night.
Matt McGrath, Footy Prophet
Champion AFL players – midfielders in particular – have often retired too young or faded at the finish, with years of bash and crash in and around the contest taking a heavy toll.
Apparently Adam Goodes did some kind of dance, Nic Naitanui took some kind of mark and Phil Walsh and Ross Lyon decided to do fans some kind of favour and let two superstars go head-to-head.
Graydon Poulsen has two main passions in his life - his job on the farm and football.
Football greats Ablett and Koutoufides pay respects to young footballer who died from a heart attack.
Collingwood coach Nathan Buckley fears the mid-season rule change, which will see free kicks awarded against players leading with their heads, will be hard for umpires to adjudicate.
Essendon chief executive Xavier Campbell expects the case of the 34 past and present players to be heard in October or November this year.
Melbourne coach Paul Roos has raised the possibility of another off-season of significant list change, warning that some of his players need to improve to stay at the club next season.
Brisbane Lions hard man has sent the Gold Coast superstar a blunt message as he continues his recovery from a shoulder injury.
North Melbourne legend Wayne Carey has urged Sydney to forget the lengths they went to secure Kurt Tippett and put the star forward up for trade at the end of the season.
Port Adelaide president David Koch has suggested the AFL grand final be shifted away from the MCG, once the current deal with the Melbourne Cricket Club expires.
The World Anti-Doping Agency will appeal the AFL anti-doping tribunal's decision to drop 21 charges against Stephen Dank, the man who was at the centre of the Essendon supplements saga.
Essendon great Tim Watson says he believes his former club has been "compromised" by the supplements saga in terms of their willingness to make hard decisions on players caught up in the still-ongoing anti-doping investigation.
I don't understand why Adam Goodes is booed so vehemently. But I don't think it helps his cause to deny that booing was at least partly the catalyst for his so-called war dance on Friday night.
Caroline Wilson and Matt Murnane
The AFL has taken the radical step of introducing a mid-season rule change after concerns that players were willingly risking head injuries by ducking into contests.
Alan Richardson's St Kilda are building a reputation that they can recover from seemingly perilous positions to, if not win games, at least turn them into dog fights, and young gun Jack Newnes says players "definitely" have the belief to match the trademark.
Dane Swan is a study in bemused insouciance to the noise around football but he still heard the queries and the doubts that he could still be the player he had been and he resolved to prove them wrong.
Gary Ablett's manager says the Gold Coast Suns champion won't be pressured into returning from injury before he feels ready.
Young gun James Aish has been added to Brisbane Lions' horror injury list after it emerged he played the second half of their AFL loss to St Kilda with a broken jaw.
Days after the game celebrated Adam Goodes' dance and a near-record Dreamtime attendance at the MCG, it has emerged that the jewel in the AFL's Indigenous broadcasting crown may fold due to lack of funding.
Essendon has lost key pair Jobe Watson and Dustin Fletcher for this week's clash with Geelong, with both players injured during Saturday night's loss to Richmond.
Greater Western Sydney should not be forced into losing one of the club's established young stars to a rival club in order to access its pair of highly rated academy players using the new points-based bidding system.
Hell hath no fury like a lover scorned, and in football terms, that's kind of how things have been for West Coast these past few years, at least among the game's professional observers.
Sydney have told Eddie McGuire to butt out of the latest Adam Goodes issue after the Collingwood president ensured discussions surrounding the dual Brownlow Medallist's indigenous war dance ran into a fourth day on Monday.