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AFL clubs baulk at women's teams

Alana Schetzer Only one AFL club is interested in starting their own women’s team, despite a push by the league to create a nationally televised women’s competition in just six years.

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AFL facing legal action from its own media department

Gillon McLachlan has attempted to play down a dispute between the AFL and its media arm.

Daniel Cherny The AFL is facing legal action from its own media arm.

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Tom Scully to miss rest of AFL season

SYDNEY, AUSTRALIA - JUNE 16: Tom Scully of the Giants marks during the round 12 AFL match between the Greater Western Sydney Giants and Port Adelaide Power at Skoda Stadium on June 16, 2013 in Sydney, Australia. 
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A knee injury has forced Tom Scully to join a long list of Greater Western Sydney players to be ruled out for the rest of the AFL season.

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AFL Round 19: Sydney v Essendon

Lance Franklin.

Lee Crossley Follow the action from this compelling Friday night clash at the SCG.

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AFL Express: Saturday 2 August

ADELAIDE, AUSTRALIA - AUGUST 02: Mark Hutchings of the Eagles runs with the ball during the round 19 AFL match between the Adelaide Crows and the West Coast Eagles at Adelaide Oval on August 2, 2014 in Adelaide, Australia.  (Photo by Morne de Klerk/Getty Images)

Ronny Lerner All the action from today's four matches in AFL round 19.

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AFL boss Gillon McLachlan hits back at those taking 'cheap shots'

Daniel Cherny AFL chief takes a swipe at those criticising the AFL in the wake of his concession that mistakes had been made this year.

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Port Adelaide's Matt White ruled out of AFL clash with Collingwood

Matt White gets away from Bernie Vince a fortnight ago.

A groin injury has ruled Port Adelaide speedster Matt White out of Sunday's AFL game against Collingwood.

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Port Adelaide champion Gavin Wanganeen gets stolen AFL jumper back

Ten years after it was pinched during premiership celebrations, Port Adelaide champion Gavin Wanganeen has been reunited with his 2004 grand final jumper.

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Essendon creates membership for LGBTI AFL fans

Essendon has created a special membership for LGBTI fans.

Alana Schetzer Essendon will create a new membership specially for gay and lesbian fans, a move that could help pave the way for an AFL sanctioned Pride Round.

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AFL slams Port Adelaide sponsor Greg Evangelou's homophobic slur

One of Port Adelaide's sponsors has been embroiled in a controversy over homophobic comments.

Samantha Lane The AFL has condemned a homophobic slur by one of Port Adelaide’s corporate sponsors, but the league’s offer of counselling with a prominent activist has been deemed unnecessary by the...

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AFL moves to win back fans

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Caroline Wilson The AFL has established a blueprint to win back Victorian fans, admitting that the MCG and Etihad Stadium no longer set the benchmark as match-day venues and that the game's heartland has suffered...

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Damien Hardwick says AFL should reform free agency to aid all

Damien Hardwick.

Richmond coach Damien Hardwick wants the AFL to look at adopting the NFL's 'Final Four' rule regarding free agency.

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AFL, MCG and Etihad working towards a brighter future

A crowd of up to 75,000 is expected at the MCG tonight.

Caroline Wilson Gillon McLachlan’s admission that the AFL had not worked closely enough with its two biggest stadiums has been warmly welcomed by both the MCG and Etihad with the relatively new Docklands...

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Ex-AFL marketing manager criticises experimentation

Crowds arriving for the Geelong-Hawthorn match in round five.

Daniel Cherny A former AFL marketing manager has criticised the league for its experimentation in recent seasons.

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Players upset by AFL plan to ditch second bye

Sydney and Richmond players exhausted.

Matt Murnane The AFL Players Association has expressed ‘‘extreme concern’’ about the league’s plan to remove the second bye from next year’s fixture.

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Melbourne's Shannon Byrnes retires from AFL

Shannon Byrnes.

A foot injury has prompted Melbourne goalsneak Shannon Byrnes to retire from the AFL.

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Live AFL: Collingwood v Adelaide

Collingwood v Adelaide

Ronny Lerner The Magpies host the Crows at the MCG to close out round 18.

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Richmond's Jake King retires from AFL

Jake King during the VFL game against Williamstown in April.

Daniel Cherny The AFL career of pugnacious Richmond forward Jake King has come to an end after the 30-year-old announced his retirement on Monday afternoon.

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Live AFL blog with Rohan Connolly, midday

Alex Woodward of the Hawks celebrates his debut game.

Rohan Connolly The Age's voice of the people, Rohan Connolly, answers all your footy questions.

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Let's red card a send-off system in AFL

Dean Cox had to be helped off the ground on Friday night after being felled by Tyrone Vickery.

Brad Elborough Let’s red card the idea of introducing a red card system into the AFL before it gets too far.