Jon Pierik Decision time: Essendon and James Hird v the Australian Sports Anti-Doping Authority
Daniel Cherny Live coverage of the naming of AFL teams for the third week of the finals.
Emma Quayle When Ollie Wines flew home from the draft two years ago and started packing for Port Adelaide, he looked so white and worried that his mother told him he didn't have to go.
Will Brodie The Adelaide Crows would have gone from bad to worse if they didn't sack coach Brenton Sanderson, the AFL club's great Mark Ricciuto says.
Ashley Porter Brenton Sanderson's sacking not a response to player dissatisfaction, says Adelaide chairman Rob Chapman.
Daniel Cherny and Liam Mannix Sacked Adelaide coach Brenton Sanderson says he is disappointed, but far from deterred by his sudden dismissal and hopes to continue in coaching after even fielding phone calls from interested...
Michael Gleeson When North Melbourne chose to be Kangaroos known for shinbones not white shoes, who lived in Arden Street not Carrara they made a decision in the knowledge they would be a smaller club.
Peter Hanlon Can the Roos survive the Buddy and Kurt show?
Sydney coach John Longmire has confirmed hamstrung defender Nick Malceski will be right for Friday night's AFL preliminary final against North Melbourne.
Rohan Connolly When Sydney plays North Melbourne in Friday night's preliminary final, memories of a much darker chapter in the Swans' history will be revived.
Jesse Hogan Head-to-head form during the regular season is not necessarily consequential when it comes to finals. For this year's four preliminary finalists, that argument is stronger than usual.
Opposition Analyst What John Longmire wants; what Brad Scott wants.
Liam Mannix Lachie Hansen and Leigh Adams have both been ruled out of North Melbourne’s squad to face Sydney this weekend – but Roos defender Joel Tippett is a chance to match up on brother Kurt.
Wayne Carey Preliminary finals are unlike any other match in September. They're played with the intensity of a grand final, yet the pain of losing one can arguably be more excruciating.
Daniel Cherny Outgoing Essendon coach Mark Thompson has made an impassioned plea for the 34 players who have been served show-cause notices by the Australian Sports Anti-Doping Authority to have their fates...
Samantha Lane Richmond will radically transform the way it recruits, promotes and looks in order to be the AFL leader on gender equity – eventually with an equal male/female staff mix – and become the...
Will Brodie Port Lincoln forward Johann Wagner has become a Port Adelaide rookie after being chosen as the winner of the Fox reality TV series The Recruit.
Alana Schetzer Carlton forward Jarrad Waite has hosed down rumours he and coach Mick Malthouse are feuding, despite a reportedly rocky working relationship.
Caroline Wilson Danny Frawley will this week end his self-imposed sabbatical from the media, in a return to work which will see him reveal details of the health issues that followed his departure from the top job at...
Dual Brownlow Medallist is eyeing off a return to September football as Gold Coast enter the final third of their campaign clinging to eighth spot.