Three hundred-game players are rare. So are clutch players.
The AFL now looks certain to phase out rookies with all players to be part of a primary list from 2018.
St Kilda has added two new Irish rookies to its international stable in the club's latest step towards growing its talent base outside of the AFL draft.
The Dockers have swung the chances for Fremantle great Matthew Pavlich's 350th game with six players coming into the side for the clash against the Swans.
The luckless Western Bulldogs have been dealt further blows ahead of their Friday night blockbuster in Geelong, with defenders Matt Suckling and Matthew Boyd added to a lengthy injury list.
The AFL's investment model is expected to be a major talking point when club chief executives meet with the AFL executive next week.
Sydney Swans co-captain Jarrad McVeigh will return from a groin injury against Fremantle on Sunday after being named in an extended 25-man squad.
Canberra's Jack Steele has vowed to channel his injury frustrations into an AFL recall.
Just four men out of nearly 12,500 to have played league football have made it past 400 games. So how do you rank the best of the longest?
A stronger Gary Ablett will be unveiled in the 2017 AFL pre-season after the Gold Coast captain successfully underwent shoulder surgery.
Essendon skipper Brendon Goddard has hit back at suggestions his AFL side took Brisbane lightly or were anything but desperate to win last weekend.
Geelong young gun Cory Gregson has undergone surgery to insert screws in his foot.
The events of the past week could make or break the Western Bulldogs season.
Some Collingwood players will be playing for their careers over the final five rounds of the season, according to coach Nathan Buckley.
Richmond rightly copped their whack last Sunday, but coach Damien Hardwick admits he was wrong to criticise in-form AFL midfielder Dustin Martin.
In the blink of an eye, the AFL season has reached round 19, and there has barely been time to process the big scores flying around.
Recently, Fox Footy channel started plugging something called "Pie Night". At first glance, it seemed like it might be a new show with a less formal, more humorous approach, an idea which would have been quite timely how ever many years ago the idea of a dedicated footy channel came up.
Mark Thompson says that current and former Essendon players caught up in the club's ill-fated supplements program plan to sue the AFL next year for as much as $50 million.
"Too slow" and "not athletic enough" were just some of the labels Geelong superstar Jimmy Bartel had to overcome in order to forge his glittering AFL career.
In the six years that I spent outside WA, between 2005 and 2011, people I met invariably had two reactions when they heard I was a Fremantle Dockers supporter.
How gut-feeling helped guide Roos' decision to launch Boomer's record-breaking career 21 years ago.
Struggling club aiming for 2017 restructure faces an exodus of key assistant coaches.
Matildas goalkeeper abandons her professional soccer career to become a Carlton marquee recruit.
Mark Thompson says he feels "betrayed" by his old club's recruitment of star midfielder Patrick Dangerfield while at the same time winding up the tenure of three flag-winning players in Steve Johnson, James Kelly and Mathew Stokes.
It is looking increasingly unlikely WA's rich football heritage will be permanently marked at the new Perth Stadium in Burswood.
West Australian duo Renee Forth and Emma Swanson did not think twice about making the move east to become Greater Western Sydney's inaugural marquee players in the AFL women's league.
The Greater Western Sydney Giants are poised to make history in Canberra, but coach Leon Cameron is refusing to let the club get caught in finals hype as they narrow their focus to beating the Richmond Tigers.
Ryan Griffen and Shane Mumford will return for GWS in this weekend's clash against Richmond in Canberra.
Former AFL and WAFL bad boy Mark "Jacko" Jackson has spilt the beans on the day ex-Richmond great Maurice Rioli beat the living daylights out of him, as well as delivering a stunning verbal attack on veteran journalist Mike Sheahan.
Proactive clubs will be given a free shot at a player from their new academy zones this year, in a one-off relaxation of the rookie list rules.
Retiring Fremantle great Matthew Pavlich has been forced to vigorously defend his decision to play on in 2016.
As North Melbourne players trained in guernseys featuring the impending new AFL record games number 427, coach Brad Scott acknowledged Brent Harvey was a player who had often slipped under the guard of opponents such as him.
Greater Western Sydney will hope for a better draw in 2017, which involves Friday night football and not having to travel four weeks in a row.
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