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Adam Cooper, Jon Pierik The identities of the 34 Essendon players issued with show-cause notices will not be revealed in the Federal Court after a lawyer representing the group said they would not be joined to proceedings.
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.
Jon Pierik and Adam Cooper AFL launches investigation into claims made by former Melbourne midfielder Brock McLean that Demons tanked in 2009.
Compiled by Adam Cooper A timeline on the tanking issue in the AFL
Adam Cooper and Caroline Wilson Melbourne forward Mitch Clark says the tanking investigation circling his club is having no impact on the players as they prepare for the 2013 season.
Adam Cooper Former Hawthorn president says Demons could face a decade in the AFL wilderness.
Adam Cooper Kevin Sheedy says he saw "problems coming" at Melbourne when granted a "Clayton's interview" by the Demons for their then-vacant coaching position in 2007.
Adam Cooper KEVIN SHEEDY says he saw ''problems coming'' at Melbourne when granted a ''Clayton's interview'' by the Demons for their then-vacant coaching position in 2007.
Adam Cooper Two relative unknowns, Dylan Van Unen and Nick Kommer, could be vying for selection for round one.
Adam Cooper Reigning premier Sydney has finally got its man, by recruiting ex-Adelaide forward Kurt Tippett in the AFL pre-season draft on Tuesday.
Adam Cooper Melbourne footballers Jeremy Howe, James Frawley and Lynden Dunn will have to explain themselves to their club after one was ejected from the cricket during a beer-soaked afternoon.
Adam Cooper Former Geelong forward Shannon Byrnes showed he could be a handy acquisition.
Adam Cooper The AFL has suspended former Melbourne coach Dean Bailey and the club's ex-football operations manager Chris Connolly - both will keep their jobs.
Adam Cooper Melbourne president Don McLardy insists his club’s integrity is intact.
Adam Cooper and Deborah Gough Ex-coach blames AFL for creating environment in which teams encouraged to perform poorly.
Adam Cooper Dees slugged $500,000 for being responsible for two former officials who acted outside AFL rules in 2009.
Adam Cooper Jeff Kennett's successor as Hawthorn president says the AFL has made some puzzling rulings.
Adam Cooper GWS Giants coach claims some Melbourne clubs have become fat on self-interest.
Adam Cooper Carlton veteran to line up on Friday, but Chris Judd will sit out another match.
Ashley Porter, Adelaide, and Adam Cooper Adelaide coach Brenton Sanderson asks Crows fans to show the opposition respect.