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Tom Mitchell, Brock McLean unlikely heroes for fantasy coaches

Footy Prophet, Mark Kenny In what has become a common fear in fantasy football, the final round of the season again proved to be the most difficult of year with 'fill-ins' being required to pick up the slack of missing stars.

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Carlton's Brock McLean and Richmond's Tyrone Vickery both still working hard

Brock McLean and Tyrone Vickery.

Daniel Cherny Though born more than four years apart, they share a great many similarities.

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Carlton Blues drop Brock McLean for AFL clash with Essendon Bombers

Brock McLean.

Greg Buckle Carlton midfielder Brock McLean has been dropped, a week after failing to attend an AFL three-quarter-time huddle when subbed out of the game.

McLean ready to retire before chat with Mick Malthouse

Brock McLean says he is excited about the shape of the Blues list moving into next season.

Liam Mannix Carlton veteran Brock McLean was getting ready for retirement before coach Mick Malthouse called him into his office a few weeks ago and offered him a new contract.

Kangaroos would welcome uncontracted Waite

Jarrad Waite v Lachie Hansen in round 18:

Jon Pierik North Melbourne defender Lachie Hansen says Jarrad Waite would be welcome at Arden St if he decided to leave Carlton.

Drama as Carlton and Essendon play first draw of AFL season in final round

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Rohan Connolly The first draw of the year in the AFL came on the penultimate day of a six-month home-and-away season and was probably a fitting result, given that both Carlton and Essendon at one stage had led by...

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Josh Kennedy, Ben Rutten could face match review panel punishment

West Coast's Josh Kennedy was reported for this clash with Gold Coast's David Swallow.

Jesse Hogan West Coast spearhead Josh Kennedy could miss the start of next season due to suspension while Adelaide defender Ben Rutten's first punishment could come in his final game.

Age Footballer of the Year: Round 23 votes

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Round 23 votes for the Age Footballer of the Year award for the 2014 premiership season.

Chris Dawes suspended, Ben Rutten reprimanded in final match

Chris Dawes makes contact with Andrew Swallow during the round 23 match on Saturday.

Jesse Hogan Chris Dawes is set to miss the first round of 2015 while Ben Rutten has preserved – narrowly – his record of lasting his entire 12-year career without suspension.

AFL Express: Saturday 30 August

Essendon v Carlton AFL MCG , Dustin Fletcher , Bryce Gibbs and Dyson Heppell fly for a mark
Photo Pat Scala The Age
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Ronny Lerner and Lee Crossley Follow all the action from today's five AFL matches.

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2014 AFL round 23 teams

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The selected teams for round 23 of the AFL season, including Saturday's all-important Fremantle v Port Adelaide clash.

AFL injury list ahead of round 23

The AFL injury list ahead of the final round of the home and away season 2014.

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2014 round 21 AFL teams

All the ins and outs for round 21 of the 2014 AFL premiership season.

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AFL Round 21: Geelong v Carlton

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Ronny Lerner Does this match represent a significant danger for Geelong? The Cats are suddenly being talked up more and more for their premiership chances despite a huge scare at home to Fremantle last week.

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Carlton star Dale Thomas escapes serious injury

Dale Thomas is in the frame to play Port Adelaide on Friday night.

Jon Pierik Carlton star Dale Thomas has escaped serious injury to his reconstructed right ankle, and remains in the frame to play against Port Adelaide on Friday night.

AFL injury list ahead of round 22

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The injury list ahead of round 22 in the AFL premiership season 2014.

Jeff Garlett in mix for recall, says Mick Malthouse

Jeff Garlett.

Jon Pierik Mick Malthouse says Jeff Garlett "is certainly in the mix" for a recall against Port Adelaide on Friday night, as the small forward and Mitch Robinson fight to regain the respect of their teammates.

Blues have improved in three areas, says Malthouse

Mick Malthouse with Dale Thomas.

Jon Pierik Carlton coach Mick Malthouse has identified three areas in which the Blues have improved as they begin plotting a strong pre-season in a bid to have a more successful 2015.

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2014 round 20 AFL teams

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All the ins and outs for round 20 of the 2014 AFL premiership season.

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Roos and Demons still coming to terms with sins of the past

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Caroline Wilson If the Melbourne Football Club’s attempt five years ago to lose games for early draft choices did not already sit high on the long list of the game’s most haunting cautionary tales, then...

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