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Adam Cooper A Supreme Court hearing in two weeks' time will determine whether Essendon Football Club doctor Bruce Reid will have a charge against him heard by an independent arbiter.
Adam Cooper Carlton coach Mick Malthouse has forecast more than one role for Chris Judd in his return for Friday night's NAB Cup final against Brisbane in a bid to continue developing greater flexibility in his...
Adam Cooper Richmond coach raises concerns over how the new rule will be interpreted in the wet.
Adam Cooper Umpires boss says new rule will not change for games played on wet surfaces.
Adam Cooper and Emma Quayle Koby Stevens will have further tests ahead of round-one clash against Brisbane.
Adam Cooper It's been a long time, but Jonathan Brown never lost that taste for silverware.
Ashley Porter, Adelaide, and Adam Cooper Adelaide coach Brenton Sanderson asks Crows fans to show the opposition respect.
Adam Cooper Off-field dealings of Dane Swan and Dale Thomas not distracting Magpies' premiership bid.
Adam Cooper Ill-feeling aside, Kurt Tippett's departure from Adelaide also presents practical issues. How does a team replace a 202-centimetre key forward who has booted almost 200 career goals?
Jon Pierik and Adam Cooper Peter Jess says it is nonsense to suggest no link between concussion and post-career problems.
Jon Pierik and Adam Cooper Nick Riewoldt fears two-tiered league unless action taken to ease equalisation concerns.
Adam Cooper and Matt Murnane Skipper Jobe Watson admits Bombers stressed and flat during a turbulent past six weeks.
Adam Cooper Fate already seems on the side of former steeplechaser to make his AFL debut.
Adam Cooper Essendon is set to use midfielder David Zaharakis in a limited capacity against Adelaide at AAMI Stadium on Friday night, while key-position player Michael Hurley has proved his fitness and has been...
Adam Cooper Andrew Demetriou confirms league inquired how players might beat two-year suspension.
Adam Cooper Future AFL seasons could start earlier and expand to 25 home and away games.
Adam Cooper Mick Malthouse admitted during the week he was impatient for Carlton to click to his way.
Adam Cooper Mick Malthouse has nominated improved flexibility as the most significant step his side took in thrashing Fremantle by 70 points in their NAB Cup match at Etihad Stadium on Saturday night.
Adam Cooper St Kilda ruckman Ben McEvoy is in the best physical shape he has ever been.
Adam Cooper AFL's investigator and one of Australia's leading sports administrators agree this will safeguard against corruption.