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Daniel Cherny

Daniel is an Age sports reporter.

New offer: The Saints are keen for Shane Savage to stay.

Saints dasher offered new deal

Out-of-contract St Kilda defender Shane Savage appears poised to remain at the Saints in 2018 after being offered a new deal by the club.

Goalden: Patrick Dangerfield sinks one of four majors on Friday night.

Dangerfield to Crows: 'Bring it on'

Having issued a reminder on Friday night that he may still be the AFL's best player, Patrick Dangerfield is looking ahead to a preliminary final showdown against his former club Adelaide with a simple message: "Bring it on."

When Harry met Buddy: Harry Taylor filled the void left by Tom Lonergan.

Geelong defenders' Lonergan pact

Geelong's defenders made a pact before Friday night's semi-final against Sydney to ensure the curtain didn't fall on Tom Lonergan's career in the veteran backman's absence.

The Tigers are in the hunt for a historic flag, and will take on GWS after the Giants monstered the Eagles in their ...

Tigers v Giants: preliminary final preview

Whatever happens in this match it will be a breakthrough of sorts. Richmond – after more than three decades in the wilderness – are on the verge of returning to the grand final for the first time since 1982.

Darcy Lang (right) in action in early April.

Lang time: Cats recall forward, Stevie J back

Geelong's Darcy Lang has been named to play his first senior game in more than two and a half months, while Steve Johnson is also set to feature on semi-final weekend after being handed a September lifeline by Greater Western Sydney.