Will Brodie There may not be a lot of optimism about the short-term on-field future of the Dogs, but there is a lot of competition on for positions, and there could be some well-performed players left out of...
Claire Siracusa Hawthorn skipper virtually rules himself out of first two games of the season.
Emma Quayle Adam Cooney could be winning his five-year battle to overcome a chronic knee injury.
Working out your tips or fantasy picks? This full list of sidelined AFL players at the outset of the 2013 season should help.
Jake Niall Hawthorn undecided on picking prize recruit Brian Lake for game against Geelong.
David Polkinghorne Greater Western Sydney has two big weapons in the battle to lure Hawthorn star Lance ''Buddy'' Franklin away from the club where he won an AFL premiership.
The selected teams for the opening round of the 2013 AFL home-and-away season. Essendon started the season with an against-the-odds victory on the road against Adelaide.
Footy Prophet The second half of round one has arrived, and the Footy Prophet team is here to get your fantasy lineup set for the all-important first matchup of the season!
Chloe Saltau Geelong prefers to ease the veteran into the season with a full game in the VFL.
Jesse Hogan Collingwood could select up to three debutants for its season-opening match against North Melbourne on Sunday, bucking the trend of established teams not rushing untried players into immediate action.
Teo Pellizzeri The second week of the NAB Cup gives one of Hawthorn and the Western Bulldogs a last chance to stay in contention for the final.
Jake Niall Fans may fancy the Hawks, Pies, Swans and Crows, but it's the Eagles who could take flight this season.
Michael Gleeson Hawthorn captain still building his training after rehabilitation from injury.
Hawthorn and North Melbourne will take vastly different approaches this weekend as they gear up for the start of the AFL season.
Rohan Connolly Perhaps the most definitive comment on the long-running Melbourne tanking saga mercifully brought to a close this week came not with the announcement of penalties and the welter of analysis which...
Andrew Stafford, Gold Coast Former Demon gives Lions some much-needed extra iron at the stoppages.
Andrew Stafford, Gold Coast Gary Ablett looks primed for another season of absolutely elite football.
Matt Murnane The Western Bulldogs were expecting to exchange sledges with Brian Lake on Friday night.
Hawthorn midfield guns Sam Mitchell, Brad Sewell and Jordan Lewis will play their first game of the AFL pre-season against the Western Bulldogs on Friday night.
Jon Pierik Jarryd Roughead confident the champion forward will remain at Hawthorn.