Jon Pierik Essendon captain suggests a December 1 start date for all clubs.
Martin Blake Ross Lyon and Fremantle are working well together, writes Martin Blake.
Jared Lynch There's a saying at Hawthorn that coach Alastair Clarkson drums into his players ''you lose one soldier, you replace him with another one''.
Caroline Wilson The bad blood between AFL boss Andrew Demetriou and football's inflationary sports science industry is still flowing and in some areas running deep.
Michael Cowley, Sydney On Friday night, Jude Bolton will become just the third Swan to play 300 games.
Michael Gleeson Apart from providing a lot of run and effective disposal — not always pretty but always left-footed — Ben Johnson has played a key role in helping shape members of Collingwood's 'rat pack'.
Jon Pierik Collingwood turns the spotlight on its midfielders, declaring they will need to improve their ball use and help deliver goals if the Magpies are to prevail in tonight's semi-final against West Coast.
By David Polkinghorne RYAN QUADE grew up at the Queanbeyan football club, the team his dad Brian coached to four premierships in the '80s and '90s.
Roger Vaughan Collingwood is leaning towards rolling the dice on the fitness of Chris Dawes and Alan Didak in Friday night's AFL preliminary final against Sydney.
Fremantle skipper Matthew Pavlich looks likely to be a shock omission from tonight's All-Australian team, after telling a media conference today that he was not invited to the awards ceremony in...
Greg Baum Collingwood says its rousing semi-final victory over West Coast last Saturday indicates that it is rising as a sustainable force in the finals series, as Geelong did last year.
Megan Levy and Jane Lee Richmond Football Club legend Neville Crowe was rescued from the Yarra River at the weekend after he lost control of his bicycle on a bend and careered into the water.
Matt Murnane One of Carlton's leaders, midfielder Andrew Carrazzo, has confirmed what most Blues supporters have been seeing for the past five weeks - coach Brett Ratten has the full backing of his players and...
The Secret Agent Once a club has nothing left to play for, it is better off to finish lower down the ladder.
Jon Pierik Prospect of overhauling interchange system next season set to be debated.
Jared Lynch Hawthorn star forward determined to play in top-of-the-table clash with Sydney.
Jake Niall Carlton's surprise-packet forward seeks to capitalise on his form by negotiating a two-year deal.
Emma Quayle Chris Tarrant was 30 when he was traded to Collingwood at the end of 2010.
Rohan Connolly Simply, with a few exceptions, Essendon's players lack passion and fight.
Collingwood has dismissed any fears over the fitness of star midfielder Scott Pendlebury after he went down at training on Wednesday.