Will Brodie In his final column for The Sunday Age, Will Brodie reflects on a lifetime of grand finals.
Jon Pierik The sacking of Gold Coast Suns coach Guy McKenna could have major implications for Essendon, should Mark Thompson leave the Bombers and James Hird is dumped or forced to step down.
Guy McKenna has been sacked as coach of the Gold Coast Suns with a year left to run on his contract.
North Melbourne has re-signed veteran defender Michael Firrito on a one-year deal.
Adam McNicol Heyfield went into the North Gippsland league grand final as a red-hot favourite, having not lost a game for the year.
Michael Gleeson The season was a success, the finals a failure, Damien Hardwick soberly, bitterly, opined.
Jon Pierik As Richmond turns its attention to list management, captain Trent Cotchin wants the pain of another brief finals series to ensure the Tigers have a "burning desire" for redemption next season.
Jake Niall North Melbourne was derided for its inconsistency this year and was widely viewed as a team that alternated, like the girl with the curl, between very good and horrid.
Stathi Paxinos AFL fans have been warned to expect longer waits for entry in grounds for the preliminary finals in Sydney and Melbourne and the grand final at the MCG as security is stepped up in the wake of...
Daniel Cherny Live coverage of the naming of AFL teams for the third week of the finals.
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.
He's a livewire indigenous forward dubbed an X-factor in Saturday's AFL preliminary final - but he's not Cyril Rioli.
Bob Murphy The game may have taken a pummelling, but finals footy brings back the joy.
Andrew Wu The AFL has defended its contractual arrangement to stage Sydney's finals at ANZ Stadium due to its greater capacity than the SCG.
Port Adelaide's belief is soaring as it hatches plans for a preliminary final heist against Hawthorn, says Power vice-captain Brad Ebert.
Fremantle skipper Matthew Pavlich is still numb following the club's straight-sets finals exit but remains optimistic the team can win a maiden premiership before his time in the AFL is up.
Michael Gleeson Bitterly disappointed at losing and exiting the finals in straight sets, Chris Scott took some comfort in the fact that when the team was most challenged, it was his young captain and full-forward...
Bob Murphy In 2008 the Bulldogs were hot. In the first half of the year we'd surged to second on the ladder and with four games to go we were assured of a top-four finish.
Jake Niall North Melbourne coach Brad Scott says his team is ''primed'' for next Saturday night's final against Essendon and in better shape than ever, with a number of key players set to return.
Jesse Hogan Goalless in his two finals, Lindsay Thomas is hungry for Saturday.