Gold Coast Suns

Round one 2017 AFL fixture announced

Bombers v Hawks

The first round fixture of the 2017 AFL season has been released, with Essendon's banned players to return on Saturday night against Hawthorn at the MCG.

Hawks may need to think outside the box

Hawthorn's Luke Breust at a World Cup of Golf day on Tuesday.

One of Hawthorn or Gold Coast may need to bring in a third party for the Hawks to secure the services of Jaegar O'Meara, with trade talks between the two clubs continuing to stall on day two of the AFL trade period.