Chris Dawes

Chris Dawes

Chris Dawes suspended, Ben Rutten reprimanded in final match

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.

Chris Dawes to miss start of 2015 AFL season

Melbourne forward Chris Dawes has accepted a one-game ban for the start of the 2015 AFL season on a striking charge.

Melbourne forward Chris Dawes wants Scott Burns to be the next coach of the Demons

Alana Schetzer Melbourne forward Chris Dawes has anointed Collingwood assistant coach Scott Burns as the person he would like to take over as coach when Paul Roos’ contract expires next season.

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Steve Johnson, Chris Dawes accept one-match bans

Steve Johnson shows the signs of a game opposed to tagger Ryan Crowley.

Jesse Hogan The AFL tribunal will not convene for a second successive week after all players made guilty pleas in order to receive discounted penalties.

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Jack Frost and Chris Dawes: opponents who embody list overhaul at Collingwood

Jack Frost tangles with Dom Tyson of Melbourne.

Michael Gleeson Chris Dawes and Jack Frost had never met. They shared a link and suddenly a place on the MCG, but they did not know one another.

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Chris Dawes' new reality

Chris Dawes doesn’t feel like he’s played overly well since he has been back, and yet people have kept telling him he’s been in good form.

Emma Quayle Chris Dawes was away overseas when it came time to choose a new club. Four things about Melbourne had appealed to him, from when it became clear he needed a new club.

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Melbourne pair Chris Dawes and Jesse Hogan closing in on return from injury

Overcoming injury: Melbourne forward Chris Dawes.

Daniel Cherny Melbourne's hitherto threadbare cupboard of tall forwards is set to be restocked with Chris Dawes looming as a possible inclusion this weekend, and Jesse Hogan making significant progress in his...

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AIS specialists asked for second opinion on Chris Dawes calf injury

Chris Dawes has been frustrated at his inability to be out on the field.

Michael Gleeson Melbourne forward Chris Dawes has flown to Canberra to be assessed by Australian Institute of Sport specialists for a second opinion on the problems with his calf muscles

Collingwood's Heritier Lumumba wants to be a Demon

Heritier Lumumba wants to move to Melbourne.

Michael Gleeson Collingwood defender Heritier Lumumba has nominated Melbourne as the club he wants to be traded to.

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Hits and misses from the 2014 Brownlow Medal count

 Matt Priddis of the West Coast Eagles.

Matt Murnane First thing's first. Whoever gave the direction to Gillon McLachlan to fly through the reading of the votes deserves a medal of their own.

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Brownlow Medal 2014: club-by-club votes

Club-by-club votes from the AFL Brownlow medal count on Monday night.- (* denotes ineligible).

Report card for AFL teams that didn't make the grade

Josh Hill returns to the Eagles side this weekend.

Rohan Connolly Ten teams have bowed out for season 2014. Rohan Connolly rates their performances.

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Melbourne investigating whether Mad Monday costumes are Rolf Harris and a young girl

Dean Terlich and Alex Georgiou (right) chose controversial costumes.

Daniel Cherny Melbourne is investigating the costumes worn by two of its players at Mad Monday celebrations.

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Scott Pendlebury a lone ranger as Magpies build from the ground up

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Jake Niall A somewhat prominent Collingwood supporter who works in the media - and isn't Eddie McGuire - was asked this question on Saturday: If Scott Pendlebury was injured for a period next year, who would...

Why Melbourne shouldn't get a priority pick

Emma Quayle.

Emma Quayle In requesting another priority pick it feels like Melbourne is reinforcing the sense of helplessness that has surrounded it for so long, and that it should be doing its best to disown.

2014 AFL round 22 teams

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The selected teams for round 22 of the AFL season, headlined by Geelong's clash with Hawthorn on Saturday night.

How Hawthorn left Collingwood in the dust

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Jake Niall Why Hawthorn has opened a gap on its rival

Eagles boost finals claims with big win over Melbourne

Dean Cox and Scott Lycett of the Eagles

Brad Elborough West Coast finds itself right in the mix to snatch a spot in the final eight at the 11th hour after beating Melbourne by 66 points at Patersons Stadium on Saturday night.

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.

North Melbourne coach says team primed for finals

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.