Williamstown's fledgling Seagulls spread their wings in VFL

Struggle: Tyrone Vickery had 14 disposals for Richmond.

Brent Diamond Williamstown's recruits are only just starting to hit their straps after punishing Richmond by 70 points in their second win of the season at Burbank Oval on Saturday.


Bellchambers returns in VFL, but young Bomber hurt

Tom Bellchambers gets a kick away on Friday.

Brent Diamond Essendon ruckman Tom Bellchambers is on track for a possible Anzac Day return against Collingwood following a successful comeback from an ankle injury in the Bombers' 28-point win against Bendigo in...


St Kilda defender Sam Fisher to return via VFL

Sam Fisher will return this weekend via the VFL

Daniel Cherny Dual Trevor Barker Award winner Sam Fisher will make his long-awaited return to football this weekend via Sandringham in the VFL.

Tigers send Vickery to VFL to recharge

Richmond's Ty Vickery is expected to recover his form in the VFL.

Matt Murnane Richmond has sent Ty Vickery back to the VFL for the first time since 2010.


Blues pair fails to shine in VFL

Jeff Garlett makes a break during the match against the Frankston Dolphins on Saturday.

Brent Diamond Jarrad Waite and Jeff Garlett less than convincing in the VFL on Saturday.


No VFL comeback for ex-Hawk Max Bailey

Former Hawthorn ruckman Max Bailey.

Brent Diamond Richmond VFL coach Tim Clarke has dismissed suggestions that former Hawthorn ruckman Max Bailey could play a few matches this season, but there are some familiar faces at the new stand-alone club.

Footscray returns to VFL as victor over Richmond

Tiger Brad Helbig tries to shake off Jason Tutt.

Brent Diamond Footscray began life as a stand-alone in emphatic style with a 117-point win against Richmond in a return to the Dogs' spiritual home at Whitten Oval on Saturday.


Dempsey injured in VFL, Ryder cleared of serious injury for Essendon

Courtenay Dempsey.

Essendon's Courtenay Dempsey has been struck by injury again, with the defender injuring his hamstring in a VFL practice match on Saturday.


Richmond names Daniel Jackson to return in VFL practice match

Daniel Cherny Daniel Jackson will seek on Friday to mount a case for selection in the Richmond line-up for next week's blockbuster clash with Carlton.

Collingwood plumbs VFL after poor showing

Gone: Michael Johnson gets his kick away despite Jack Frost.

Brent Diamond Collingwood could look to former Swan Tony Armstrong and efficient midfielder Sam Dwyer to provide a short-term fix to its sloppy disposal headaches and return for its round two clash against Sydney...

Dempsey gets through VFL match unscathed

Brent Diamond Essendon’s key line-breaker Courtenay Dempsey got through unscathed in his first match of the year in a VFL practice match against Geelong on Saturday but is unlikely to return for Friday...


VFL practice match wrap

Alex Fasolo was particularly impressive early.

Daniel Cherny A host of senior Collingwood players made strong cases to be recalled to the Collingwood side by Nathan Buckley as the Magpies' VFL side tuned up for the season proper with a big win over Bendigo at...

Traditional grounds among top VFL recruits

We’re back: Lin Jong, wearing the new VFL Footscray jumper.

Brent Diamond Players such as Joel Wilkinson from the Gold Coast and Jesse Chrichton from Fremantle will be among those trying to resurrect their AFL careers.

Flag contenders to kick off VFL season

Brent Diamond Two premiership contenders will open this year’s VFL season when reigning premier Box Hill Hawks travel to take on Williamstown at Burbank Oval on Saturday.


Saints, Sandringham extend VFL partnership

Sherrin football

St Kilda has extended its VFL alignment with the Sandringham Zebras until the end of 2015. This new agreement will see both clubs look to establish stand-alone VFL teams from 2016 onwards.


Saints in new VFL deal

Sandringham zebras.

St Kilda has extended its VFL alignment with the Sandringham Zebras until the end of 2015.


Bendigo gets the green light for Good Friday VFL football in season 2014

Brent Diamond The VFL will host Good Friday football in 2014, with Essendon drawn to play former affiliate Bendigo Gold at Queen Elizabeth Oval in Bendigo on April 18.


Green light for VFL Good Friday footy


Brent Diamond Essendon will play former affiliate Bendigo Gold on April 18.


Stand-alone VFL clubs want increase in salary cap

Brent Diamond Stand-alone VFL clubs pushing for an increase in salary cap to attract star players.


Chapman to come back in VFL

Paul Chapman on the comeback from injury

Geelong's triple-premiership player Paul Chapman is set to resume in the reserves after overcoming a hamstring injury which has kept him out of action since round four.