Liam Jurrah

Former AFL player Liam Jurrah remanded for assault

Liam Jurrah in 2012.

Former AFL player Liam Jurrah has been remanded in custody by an Alice Springs magistrate for assaulting a woman and breaching a domestic violence order.


Liam Jurrah jailed for assault

Liam Jurrah.

Former AFL player Liam Jurrah has been jailed for at least three months for assaulting his wife.


Inside the world of Liam Jurrah

An inmate from the Bombers marks the ball against an inmate from the Swans team during a Scratch Match at Alice Springs Correctional Centre.

Jake Niall Halfway through a 12-week jail stint, the former Demon talks about life on the inside and reveals that he still has some hope of a return to the AFL, although he knows "it will be tough".

Machete attack: Liam Jurrah in custody

Liam Jurrah.

Peter Hanlon Melbourne forward Liam Jurrah is in police custody in Alice Springs after allegedly being involved in a violent incident on Wednesday night.

Released on bail, Liam Jurrah returns to Melbourne

Liam Jurrah

AFL player Liam Jungarai Jurrah has been granted bail after being accused in Alice Springs of taking part in a machete attack.


Melbourne's institutionalised losers may never be able to change

Paul Roos implores his charges to lift at Etihad Stadium on Sunday.

Daniel Cherny At what point does someone become so desensitised to failure that it barely hurts at all anymore?

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Jeremy Howe, the Melbourne Demons' excitement machine

Up and at ’em: Howe takes a screamer  last year against the Bulldogs.

Martin Flanagan Jeremy Howe is the best Tasmanian player of his kind since the generation of Brent Crosswell, Johnny Greening and Royce Hart. The electrifying kind.


Football's confronting indigenous questions

Jake Niall dinkus

Jake Niall To see Liam Jurrah in prison is confronting, but not in the way you'd imagine. Sitting opposite me behind the barbed wire was an intelligent man with a better command of the English language, his...


Here is the footy: parental warning required

Jeff Dowsing.

Jeff Dowsing Parents have a lot of explaining to do when talking footy with their kids.


Culture shock can make or break indigenous AFL players

Garlett, Jurrah

Aleisha Orr While many were left scratching their heads when West Australian Dayle Garlett turned his back on his fledgling AFL career with Hawthorn, one Perth researcher was not surprised at all.

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The heart of the Demons

Sharing the joy:  Nathan Jones high-fives the fans after Melbourne beat Carlton.

Martin Flanagan There's a lot more to Nathan Jones than you see on the football field. It's not a mask he wears out there; it's a blanket mental attitude.

Melbourne players mourn selfless former coach Dean Bailey

Jack Trengove (n0.9) listens to the late Dean Bailey.

Peter Hanlon Melbourne footballers hail Dean Bailey for his honesty, kindness and care in always putting others before himself.


Dean Bailey was much more than a coach to the players at Melbourne

Former captain Brad Green had stood before the media alongside a coach who refused to blame his players.

Peter Hanlon Dean Bailey had a special bond with Melbourne's indigenous players.

Up to eight new Demons for opening round

Melbourne's Shannon Byrnes and Jack Viney.

Jake Niall Melbourne's massive turnover will see the Demons field a radically revamped team for round one.

Jurrah reportedly held after fresh assault claims

Liam Jurrah.

Former Melbourne half-forward Liam Jurrah has reportedly been held in custody in Alice Springs overnight after a series of alleged assaults.


Jurrah charged with assault

Liam Jurrah

Former AFL player Liam Jurrah will be locked up over Easter after being charged with four counts of aggravated assault in Alice Springs.

Taking their chance

Hawthorns Chance Bateman

Jake Niall It's not just crowds, but also clubs that have come a long way in embracing indigenous players.

Jurrah jailed for assaulting woman in Alice Springs

Liam Jurrah.

Former AFL player Liam Jurrah will spend another six weeks behind bars after being jailed over an assault on a woman outside a 24-hour store in Alice Springs.


AFL awaiting Jurrah

Liam Jurrah.

Jon Pierik Former Melbourne forward Liam Jurrah will be welcomed back into the AFL once he has served his jail sentence.


Timeline: Neeld's tenure at Melbourne

Mark Neeld.

Matt Murnane Neeld declared, 'I simply want to coach the team that is the hardest to play against in the AFL'.