Lee Crossley It's a vital clash for both teams. Essendon will be desperately trying to avoid a third consecutive loss while a win for Richmond would see the Tigers improve to a 6-3 record.
Samantha Lane EXCLUSIVE Essendon players were given a detailed written briefing to prepare them for ASADA interviews.
Round 8 votes for the Age Footballer of the Year.
Jake Niall Essendon close to re-signing skipper and club's favourite son on a long-term contract.
Martin Flanagan Game's finest strut their stuff in an era in which the game is undergoing rapid change.
Rohan Connolly Two statistics best sum up Brisbane's stunning 10-point upset of Essendon.
Jon Pierik Essendon coach left to lament his team's lack of intensity in a bruising clash.
Round six votes for the Age Footballer of the Year award.
Round 7 votes for the Age Footballer of the Year award.
Jon Pierik AFL chief executive Andrew Demetriou has accused some clubs of engaging in "scurrilous innuendo" to explain Essendon's unbeaten start to the season.
Garry Lyon Decorated Hawk midfielder spending more time in defence and creating havoc for opposition teams.
Jill Stark Some of the AFL's biggest stars will call on football fans and players to stop using terms such as ''faggot'', ''homo'' and ''poofter'', in a new campaign to kick homophobia out of the game.
Peter Hanlon Kevin Sheedy has again defended his co-captain Tom Scully, declaring the former Demon will be a wonderful player within two years and praising his courage in leaving an established club to join a new...
Chloe Saltau Bottom-placed Giants give the ladder leaders an awful fright at Etihad.
Peter Hanlon Sluggish Essendon springs to life in time to avoid having its unbeaten AFL streak ended.
Rohan Connolly Essendon has spent much of the past three years aspiring to emulate Geelong.
Jon Pierik Essendon's players told to be truthful when interviews begin on Monday.
Teo Pellizzeri Friday night AFL matches don't come much bigger than this. Essendon and Geelong enter this round seven blockbuster at Etihad Stadium as the only remaining unbeaten teams in the competition.
Jake Niall As of Friday evening, Geelong's claims to leadership of the competition cannot be disputed.
Round 3 votes for the Age Footballer of the Year award.