AFL players want financial forecasts from the soon-to-be-completed Etihad Stadium purchase before countering the league's offer of a 10 per cent pay rise for 2017.
Caroline Wilson has been chief football writer for The Age since 1999. She was the first woman to cover Australian Rules football on a full-time basis and the first woman to win the AFL's gold media award. She has won the AFL Players' Association's football writer of the year (1999) and the AFL Media Association's most outstanding football writer and most outstanding feature writer (2000, 2003, 2005). In 2014 she won the Melbourne Press Club's Graham Perkin award as Australian journalist of the year. She also won a MPC Quill Award in 2003.
Sometimes, according to Ted Richards, it is possible to experience profound joy and sadness in almost exactly the same moment.
Focus on Footy has called a halt to its challenge of the Richmond board as Bruce Monteath confirmed the group will not force the club to hold an extraordinary general meeting.
The AFL's latest indelible imprint on the Brisbane Football Club is close to complete. Having installed Greg Swann as chief executive two years ago after personally removing his predecessor, Gillon McLachlan and his team have now lured David Noble from Adelaide to oversee the Lions' football operation.
Rarely has the crossing of an AFL club football boss from one team to another caused as much speculation and controversy as Neil Balme's journey from Collingwood back to Richmond, the club he departed 37 years ago after 159 games and two premierships.
The four wealthiest teams in the AFL are in a new battle with the competition over club funding after learning they will receive no additional money from the new $2.5 billion broadcast rights agreement.
Mark McVeigh's return to Greater Western Sydney on Monday will be marked with a new two-year contract offer to remain as a Giants assistant coach.
Essendon has begun settling its compensation claims with the 34 past and present players banned as a result of the 2011-12 drug program that was run by the club.
The AFL has finally secured a new six-year agreement for its radio broadcast rights which has almost doubled the value of its previous deal and has emerged as a game-changer for Craig Hutchison's Crocmedia.
Brett Deledio's future at Richmond remains in doubt amidst suggestions the veteran is disenchanted with the club following the Tigers dismal 2016.