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Daniel Cherny

Daniel is an Age sports reporter.

Hamstrung: Bob Murphy sits on the bench.

Hamstrung Murphy set for stint on sidelines

Western Bulldogs coach Luke Beveridge says he expects captain Bob Murphy to miss at least one game after the veteran hurt his hamstring late in the Dogs' 40-point win over St Kilda at Etihad Stadium on Saturday.

Dropped again: Andrew Swallow (right)

North dump former skipper, again

Former North Melbourne captain Andrew Swallow's career looks to have reached a crossroads after he was dropped for the second time this season.

University Blacks

On-field racism spurs footy jumper

Indigenous footballer Tyrone Bean says his "spirit took a beating" last year when he was racially vilified while playing for amateur club University Blacks.

Seconds out: Charlie Dixon.

Port call time out on shot-clock blame game

Port Adelaide forward Aaron Young has refused to blame umpiring for his side's loss to Geelong on Thursday night despite the game's dying minutes being shrouded in controversy.