Adam Cooper

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Football

Fallen Blue vows to earn back respect

Adam Cooper Mitch Robinson is aiming to turn his fight at the Big Day Out into a bigger week out.

Blues boosted by return of Laidler and Rowe

Sam Rowe.

Adam Cooper Return of Jeremy Laidler and Sam Rowe in Carlton's first intra-club match of the year has the Blues optimistic they can put their injury curse behind them in 2013.

Nothing to hide: Geelong

Geelong has been drawn into the investigation because Dean Robinson worked previously at the Cats.

Adam Cooper, Emma Quayle Investigation into Essendon's use of supplements will prompt discussions among conditioning staff at other clubs and is likely to lift the pressure on players to question any substance they are given.

Blues defenders itching for action

Carlton's Lachie Henderson.

Adam Cooper A competitive match can't come quickly enough for Carlton's defenders.