Lee Crossley Sydney is widely expected to advance to another grand final but the Kangaroos are now playing with extreme confidence this September.
Jesse Hogan Head-to-head form during the regular season is not necessarily consequential when it comes to finals. For this year's four preliminary finalists, that argument is stronger than usual.
Paul Puopolo is the little big man of Hawthorn's revamped forward line.
Samantha Lane If successful in Federal Court, James Hird will weigh up suing the AFL, and the Australian Sports Anti-Doping Authority, in a high stakes decision that would be informed by any fallout reviews of the...
Jon Pierik COMMENT: The AFL finds itself in an invidious position heading into Justice John Middleton's judgment day.
Daniel Cherny Live coverage of the naming of AFL teams for the third week of the finals.
Daniel Cherny Sports Medicine Australia has established a committee in a bid to update its 1997 regulations.
Ronny Lerner Former Richmond great Kevin Bartlett has suggested Gary Ablett might be the greatest player of all time and it's becoming increasingly harder to argue with the Richmond legend.
Matt Murnane It's not Mad Monday at Geelong, it's wacky Wednesday and even though it has arrived earlier than they had hoped, the Cats never disappoint.
Jon Pierik Former St Kilda midfielder Clint Jones says he is ready to reinvigorate his AFL career.
Simon White If Boomer hadn't been eligible to play on Friday night, it would really have been a product of his own stupidity. Not the fault of the MRP nor Joel Selwood's propensity for bleeding.
Ronny Lerner Return here for live coverage of the naming of the 2014 AFL All-Australian team.
Jon Pierik The AFL Players Association has labelled the tribunal system as unfair and says North Melbourne star Brent Harvey would not have been hauled before the judiciary under its alternate plan.
Brad Elborough Fremantle were bounced out the AFL finals in straight sets despite two gallant efforts against Sydney away and Port Adelaide at home. Here's our report card on their 2014 season.
Andrew Wu The AFL has defended its contractual arrangement to stage Sydney's finals at ANZ Stadium due to its greater capacity than the SCG.
Brad Ebert says Port Adelaide's remarkable record late in games comes from the mind as much as the body.
Jesse Hogan Late starter Paul Puopolo has made himself a low-profile but nevertheless important part of Hawthorn, and by next weekend he could be set to play in his third-consecutive grand final.
Matt Murnane Prominent player agent Peter Jess says clubs should do anything in their power to tempt the best players to join them, as Essendon star Brendon Goddard branded the approaches to top Bombers as...
Andrew Wu Sydney are optimistic Sam Reid has only jarred his knee and will be available for the grand final after his injury scare on Friday night.
Malcolm Knox The strictly first-world problem faced by the Sydney Swans this year was that it was as early as round eight, back on May 9, when they showed the competition they were a grand final team.