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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 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.
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 and Megan Levy Goal umpire Tiffany Farrow, 15, has had rocks thrown at her and more than once has been told to 'go back to the kitchen'.
Adam Cooper Veteran coach says he foresaw problems when interviewed by Demons in 2007.
Adam Cooper Essendon coach James Hird wants his players to increase aerobic capacity for 2013.
Adam Cooper Essendon forward hopeful increase in aerobic fitness will make him less vulnerable to injuries.
Adam Cooper Melbourne recruit David Rodan expects his various experiences to be handy in mentoring his younger teammates, but is hopeful he can stay at the club long enough to see the circle of success turn.
Adam Cooper Melbourne recruit expects his experience to be handy in mentoring his younger teammates.
Adam Cooper Two relative unknowns, Dylan Van Unen and Nick Kommer, could be vying for selection for round one.