Fremantle Dockers

Dockers coach Ross Lyon says he'll extend contract if club wants

Fremantle Dockers coach Ross Lyon says he will happily extend his contract with the Dockers - if the club asks him to.

The New Lyon still chasing the old goals

Ross Lyon is confident the Dockers can still be contenders this year.

The Dockers coach is changing his style of leadership as he continues his quest for an elusive AFL flag.

Morabito impresses as Fyfe resumes

Anthony Morabito.

Staff writers   Injury-cursed Fremantle Docker Anthony Morabito could be set to make a remarkable return to AFL ranks, while Fremantle's Brownlow medallist Nat Fyfe is back in full training.

From LA to the AFL for Halls Creek youngster Sam Petrevski-Seton

Sam Petrevski-Seton's smooth skills have earned comparisons with Cyril Rioli and Chad Wingard.

Gil Griffin   He's been compared to Cyril Rioli and Chad Wingard but Halls Creek youngster Sam Petrevski-Seton found himself dwarfed by Los Angeles and overawed by Nat Fyfe when he was training with the Fremantle Dockers.

Ex-Docker Ryan Crowley joins the Bombers after 'whirlwind'

Ryan Crowley's is off the canvas and could be heading to the Bombers.

Brendan Foster   Former Dockers hard nut Ryan Crowley's comeback to AFL is all but assured, with reports the 31-year-old is having a medical test with Essendon on Tuesday.

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David Mundy new captain of Fremantle Dockers

David Mundy is the Dockers' new captain.

Brendan Foster   Fremantle midfielder David Mundy is the new captain of the Fremantle Dockers.

Mundy named Dockers' skipper

David Mundy replaces long-time skipper and Dockers icon Matthew Pavlich.

Midfielder David Mundy will take over the captaincy of the Fremantle Dockers for the 2016 AFL season.

Ex-Fremantle Docker Ryan Crowley in Bombers' sights

Ryan Crowley: Heading for the Bombers.

Brendan Foster   Former Dockers' tagger Ryan Crowley could be thrown a life-line by the Essendon Football Club, according to prominent WA football writer Kim Hagdorn.

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Pavlich to step down as Dockers captain for 2016

Matthew Pavlich will be Fremantle's captain no longer.

Brendan Foster   Fremantle captain Matthew Pavlich will no longer lead the Dockers into the 2016 season, saying it was the "right time" for a new leader to take on the role he has filled since 2007.

Freo's highest five

Luke Ball is crunched by Tendai Mzungu and Paul Duffield during the Collingwood-Fremantle round 1 game in 2014.

Rohan Connolly   Fremantle did it tough in the early years after their admission to the AFL in 1995. But even when things were at their bleakest, the Dockers still managed some memorable wins. Here's their five best victories.

Nat Fyfe could have back troubles 'for the rest of his life': doctor

Nat Fyfe suffered a bulged disc in his back during Fremantle's final training session before the Christmas break.

Ben Cameron    Nat Fyfe will carry vulnerability in his back for the rest of his life, according to sports physician Peter Larkins.

Dockers deny Brownlow winner Fyfe needs surgery

Curtailed by injury? AFL Brownlow Medallist Nat Fyfe.

Jack Paynter   Fremantle have downplayed the seriousness of Nat Fyfe's back injury, denying that the Brownlow Medallist will be sidelined for up to two months.

What the Fyfe was Nat wearing at the Sports Star of the Year awards

Basil Zempilas described Nat Fyfe's look as "amazing".

Staff writers   Dockers star Nat Fyfe was a predictable winner of one of the state's biggest sporting awards on Monday night but still managed to surprise with a suit that defies conventional explanation.

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Pavlich still has my full support: Fyfe

Fyfe, left, says he was excited that Pavlich would be playing on next season.

Brownlow medallist Nat Fyfe says he'll throw his full support behind Matthew Pavlich if the ageing veteran decides to stay on as Fremantle skipper for another season.

Young Docker Hayden Crozier says he learned from NBA stars

Hayden Crozier.

​Fremantle forward Hayden Crozier says his experience of hanging out with some of the NBA's biggest stars wasn't just about having a good time.

Calling time on AFL captains not always clever

Marc Murphy was the No 1 pick in the 2005 draft.

Rohan Connolly   It seems to be an AFL off-season full of questions about the tenure of various club captains. But some potential switches of leader make a lot more sense than others.

Time right for Pavlich to hand over captaincy

Fremantle coach Ross Lyon says it is an opportune time, if Matthew Pavlich wishes to hand over the captaincy.

Fremantle coach Ross Lyon says it's an opportune time for Matthew Pavlich to hand over the captaincy, with Nat Fyfe and David Mundy the leading contenders to replace him at the club.

Which clubs may change their leaders in 2016

Blues skipper Marc Murphy.

Ronny Lerner   There could be as many as eight captaincy changes at club land for season 2016.

Dockers assault man won't be banned by AFL until after appeal period

Dockers fan Cody Yarran will be banned from AFL games - but no decision has been made on the length of his ban.

Simon White   The AFL still intends to ban Fremantle Dockers preliminary final assault man Cody Yarran from Domain Stadium and other venues - but will wait until he has exhausted potential avenues of appeal before making a decision.

Ex-haters show Hayden Ballantyne plenty of love

Hayden Ballantyne is gearing up for a big 2016 for Fremantle.

He's arguably the most hated player in the competition, but Fremantle goalsneak Hayden Ballantyne says he received nothing but love from his AFL rivals during his recent International Rules adventure.