Collingwood president Eddie McGuire on Wednesday morning came out in passionate support for the embattled coach who has come under mounting pressure as the Magpies continue to rack up the losses.
Stathi Paxinos covers rugby league, rugby union, boxing, swimming and Australian Rules football for The Age. He has covered numerous major sporting events including the Sydney Olympic Games (boxing), the 2003 Rugby World Cup, state of origin contests and NRL finals, world title fights and national swimming championships. Stathi also covered boxing and aquatics at the Melbourne 2006 Commonwealth Games.
Melbourne co-captain Jack Viney says Jesse Hogan is expected to keep playing the way he plays.
Richmond legend Matthew Richardson has called on people to lay off mocking Hawthorn recruit Ty Vickery.
First game of football. Tick. Coming into a team on a high from a last-round win. Tick. Wearing you're club's most famous jersey number. Tick. No pressure, then.
Footy's pre-season and night competitions still hold a special place in the hearts of those who enjoy the trip down memory lane to when the also-ran cups did have meaning – except for Grant Thomas' St Kilda team, which barely cracked a smile in 2004
Western Bulldogs have again left out Jake Stringer for their clash against Fremantle, leaving the star forward with no more opportunities to impress for selection before the finals series.
It may not have been the way Dane Swan wanted to go out, but the famously laid-back star dominated his farewell press conference as he has so many games.
When it comes to clashes against North Melbourne, Hawks star Jordan Lewis knows what will be coming.
Essendon great Tim Watson has branded Port Adelaide president David Koch as "thoughtless" and "opportunistic" for suggesting if would be a bad look if the Bombers were awarded the No.1 draft pick.
Jordan Lewis has shared many things with Hawthorn teammate Jarryd Roughead.