Five rounds into the 2017 season and we're finally starting to get a picture of how the season may be shaped. Our crack(pot) panel returns to run the rule over round five of the AFL season.
West Coast midfielder Andrew Gaff denies his team are mentally scarred by their MCG flops, saying they simply haven't played well enough whenever they've travelled to the venue.
Fremantle coach Ross Lyon has declared star midfielder Lachie Neale fit to play his crucial on-ball role in Saturday's Western Derby clash with West Coast in Perth.
"We'll be in Estonia this weekend so I've been checking out a few pubs that might be playing it. If we can't find anywhere we always have the live streaming and can watch it on our laptop so there's no way we'll miss it," Alex said
Dashing Fremantle winger Stephen Hill will miss a potential Derby classic with a hamstring injury suffered against North Melbourne.
For the second time in consecutive weeks Fremantle has found a way to win when four points looked unlikely, and for the third time in five rounds North Melbourne has given up a three-quarter-time lead to remain winless.
Under-fire Fremantle recruit Shane Kersten booted a goal with just 44 seconds remaining to guide his side to a pulsating five-point win over North Melbourne in Saturday night's AFL clash at Domain Stadium.
Fremantle coach Ross Lyon has warned his team against complacency ahead of Saturday night's AFL clash with North Melbourne, saying the Kangaroos are no mugs despite their lowly ladder position.
Can the Hawks bounce back over West Coast and continue the Eagles' MCG hoodoo, will the Swans find thier feet in a Sydneyside derby and will Fremantle build on its resurgence to inflict more pain on the Roos.
Fremantle's season is back on track with two strong wins but coach Ross Lyon feels the only way for that to continue is for greater improvement.
Fremantle coach says the club is still establishing the facts around weekend indiscretion.
Four rounds into the 2017 season and we're finally starting to get a picture of how the season may be shaped.
Way back in 2012 I wrote that the Collingwood coach might be one of those blokes who must have done something to someone in a past life to earn what he's currently enduring.
Things off the field keep stacking up against Fremantle, with a new setback to comeback plans for top young defender Alex Pearce.
Harley Bennell's long-awaited return to AFL has hit another hurdle after he was removed from a flight on Saturday for being drunk.
Melbourne were left to lament the heavy cost of a poor quarter of football for the second week in a row, with coach Simon Goodwin admitting "we're shattered as a footy club" as the Demons went down to Fremantle by two points in an MCG heartbreaker.
In the context of the bigger picture, Lachie Neale's goal for Fremantle right on the half-time siren at the MCG on Saturday didn't seem like a big deal.
Why can't a Josh Kelly, Dustin Martin or Gary Ablett announce mid-season that they're moving on next year if that's what they have decided?
West Coast key forward Jack Darling is a late out for the Eagles crucial clash against the Swans at Domain Stadium on Thursday night.