Caroline Wilson and Jake Niall Essendon forward/ruckman Paddy Ryder met Brisbane Lions on Tuesday afternoon to discuss a possible move to the Lions.
Richard Baker and Nick McKenzie An AFL club other than Essendon had blood samples taken from its players and analysed overseas in 2011 to test for banned substances.
Samantha Lane A speech by the AFL's chief medical officer is just the latest grievance held by the AFL Players Association over the league's handling of the Essendon drugs investigation.
Jon Pierik A lawyer who acted as a consultant to Essendon last season has claimed the fines and suspensions imposed on James Hird and the Bombers could be void because of comments made by the AFL's chief...
Samantha Lane The Australian Sports Anti-Doping Authority should not hesitate to share with Essendon players the evidence it has gathered to mount the case they used prohibited drug Thymosin beta 4, argues former...
Roy Masters The AFL’s desperation to control any investigation into the use of performance enhancing drugs by its players also extends to illicit drugs.
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Caroline Wilson Essendon called a crisis meeting of 10 senior players warning them that they would be named publicly for having taken potentially banned drugs.
Coalition does not have 'the slightest intention' to pressure AFL to stiffen drug policy: Abbott.
Caroline Wilson The AFL clubs appear on a collision course with their players over holiday drug testing, as several club chiefs confirmed they would take on the players union over target testing of suspected illegal...
Adam Cooper and Will Brodie Collingwood president Eddie McGuire says Pies want to encourage other clubs to address problem.
Jon Pierik Geelong chief executive Brian Cook says time for club officials to be told earlier of positive test.
Jon Pierik Collingwood chief executive says illicit drugs debate must become an annual agenda item.
Jon Pierik Drew Petrie says players must not be victimised if there is change to the illicit drugs policy.
Adam Cooper Collingwood president Eddie McGuire has called for the AFL's illicit drugs policy to be overhauled, claiming the system can no longer deal effectively with the drug problem.
Jon Pierik Port Adelaide president David Koch fears clubs will be open to legal reprisal.
Michael Gleeson A loophole allowing AFL players to avoid a drug strike by self-reporting is likely to be closed on Wednesday with the AFL also expected to consider a push to significantly increase hair testing of...
Adam Cooper AFL players will soon no longer be able to self-report their drug use to the league with impunity.
Jon Pierik AFL chief executive Andrew Demetriou has conceded that the league ''dropped the ball'' in dealing with alcohol abuse by players, as it emerged confidentiality was still an issue in informing clubs...
Bob Murphy Players, just like policy, are not perfect and we may have to tinker with some finer points.