Fremantle Dockers

Johnson and Dawson face bans

Geelong veteran Steve Johnson was offered a one-game ban for striking former teammate Allen Christensen.

Fremantle to regain Johnson and Fyfe

PERTH, AUSTRALIA - JULY 18: Nathan Fyfe of the Dockers marks the ball during the round 16 AFL match between the Fremantle Dockers and the Carlton Blues at Domain Stadium on July 18, 2015 in Perth, Australia.  (Photo by Paul Kane/Getty Images)

Brad Elborough   Fremantle look like welcoming defender Michael Johnson and midfielder Nat Fyfe back for the round 20 Western Derby clash with West Coast.

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AFL 101: three things we learned from round 18

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Staff writers   Our crack (pot) panel runs the rule over a weird round in which a bookie paid out on a Hawks team that then lost to Richmond, the Eagles blew a golden chance against the bottom-feeding Suns and the once high-flying Collingwood dropped all the way to 11th with a sixth straight loss.

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Leon Cameron approaching fourth umpire 'not a good look' says Ross Lyon

Frustrated: Leon Cameron, coach of the Greater Western Sydney Giants.

Brad Elborough   Fremantle coach Ross Lyon doesn't think its a good look for the game when his opposition number Leon Cameron left his box during a quarter play to discuss umpiring decisions with the fourth official.

Fremantle v GWS: Dockers secure top-two spot

Docker David Mundy racks up another clearance against GWS Giants.

Brad Elborough   Fremantle secure a top-two spot on the ladder after overcoming a gallant GWS.

GWS aim to bury Perth hoodoo in AFL

Giants head coach Leon Cameron speaks to his players.

GWS coach Leon Cameron says the time for excuses are over, declaring he won't accept another walloping in Perth.

Star Docker Fyfe sidelined by groin injury

Out of action: Nat Fyfe.

Brad Elborough   While Fremantle hopes star midfielder Nat Fyfe will miss just one game, there are no guarantees that he won't be sidelined with his groin injury for longer.

Boo Goodes and you're racist: Ross Lyon

Adam Goodes

Fremantle AFL coach Ross Lyon says anyone who boos Adam Goodes from this point on is a racist and a bigot.

Fremantle Dockers sweat on Nat Fyfe's groin

PERTH, AUSTRALIA - JULY 18: Nathan Fyfe of the Dockers marks the ball during the round 16 AFL match between the Fremantle Dockers and the Carlton Blues at Domain Stadium on July 18, 2015 in Perth, Australia.  (Photo by Paul Kane/Getty Images)

Fremantle coach Ross Lyon admits there's a chance Nat Fyfe's groin injury might sideline the Brownlow medal favourite for longer than a week.

Giants hoping to include Davis for clash with Dockers

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Giants defenders who are going to take on Lance Franklin and Kurt Tippett when the Swans play the Giants on Saturday. From left Joel Patfull, Heath Shaw and Phil Davis. 15th April 2015

David Sygall   The Giants face a mammoth task to turn around their poor results in Perth, taking on competition leaders Fremantle on Sunday night.

Fremantle Dockers star Nathan Fyfe to miss game against GWS

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Fremantle star and raging Brownlow Medal favourite Nathan Fyfe will miss Sunday's clash with Greater Western Sydney due to an ongoing thigh problem.

Blues on the hunt for a coach to 'lead and develop'

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Jon Pierik   Carlton have been assessing prospective senior coaches boasting the skill to "lead and develop", with the Blues expecting to appoint their new coach late next month.

AFL 101: three things we learned from round 17

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Staff writers   Hawthorn played a bunch of traffic cones on Friday night, the Dockers won in a thriller after a curious decision from Bachar Houli, Collingwood lost for the fourth time in five games by three goals or less and West Coast beat up on the Buddy-less Swans.

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Mundy makes amends to break Tiger hearts

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Peter Hanlon   The fading soccer markings running down the middle of the MCG were seemingly a reminder of what Richmond could ill afford. If this was an arm wrestle in which goals were prized as in the round ball game, surely Fremantle would prevail.

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Tigers rue missed opportunity

Matt Taberner is congratulated after a goal in Fremantle's win.

Jake Niall   Richmond has blown a seemingly certain victory and chance to move closer to a top four berth after a crucial turnover late in the game saw Fremantle snatch an unexpected and unlikely win.

Vics keen to stay at Freo

Tom Sheridan looks to get the ball away last weekend against Carlton.

Daniel Cherny   Out of contract Fremantle youngsters Tom Sheridan and Hayden Crozier remain keen to stay in Western Australia rather than seek trades back home to Victoria.

Grand final looms for Lyon's Freo

Ross Lyon

Daniel Cherny   if history is any guide, Ross Lyon's ironclad defence will be enough to ensure Fremantle make it to the grand final.

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AFL 2015: Fremantle Dockers to monitor corked Nat Fyfe for Richmond clash

A corked Nat Fyfe will travel east with the Dockers, who are likely to have three emergencies make the trip.

​Fremantle will continue to monitor the fitness of star midfielder Nat Fyfe as the club manages some sore bodies in the lead-up to Saturday's AFL clash with Richmond at the MCG.

Will lightning strike twice for Tigers and Dockers?

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The Opposition Analyst   Richmond chipped its way through Fremantle's defence last time, but the Dockers will surely be smarter on Saturday.

Swan Jetta considers a move home

Torn: Sydney Swans' Lewis Jetta has hinted at a return home.

Michael Gleeson, Jake Niall   Super quick Sydney premiership player Lewis Jetta is understood be open to a move home to Western Australia at the end of the season.

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