Matthew Pavlich

AFL

Matthew Pavlich says it's time for Dockers to slay Hawks

Fremantle skipper Matthew Pavlich.

Jon Pierik While Fremantle understands Friday night's grand final rematch cannot atone for last September's disappointment, the Dockers know there is a chance for redemption of another kind.

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Brian Lake ready to play for Hawks, Ryan Schoenmakers also

Back in action: Brian Lake.

Jake Niall Hawthorn appears poised to regain Brian Lake, the player it missed so badly against Geelong, and will consider selecting another tall back, Ryan Schoenmakers, for Sunday's clash with Richmond.

AFL

Matthew Pavlich: 700,000km and still running

Matthew Pavlich of the Dockers runs the ball during the round two AFL match between the Sydney Swans and the Fremantle Dockers at Sydney Cricket Ground on April 7, 2012 in Sydney, Australia.

Simon White There is no shortage of numbers by which you might measure Matthew Pavlich as he prepares to this weekend equal Glen Jakovich's record for the most games by a WA-based AFL player.

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Four Rs

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Conrad McDonald, Footy Prophet Several fantasy stars resurrected their scoring over the Easter weekend.

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Tom Hawkins stars as Cats beat Hawks

Tom Hawkins starred against the Hawks.

Greg Baum Tom Hawkins has booted five goals with Geelong trumping reigning premiers Hawthorn by 19 points to remain the only undefeated side after five AFL rounds.

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2014 AFL round five teams

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The selected teams for the Easter weekend of footy.

AFL

AFL Express: Saturday 19 April

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Ronny Lerner All the action from today's four AFL matches.

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Blue-collar Swans back on track

All class: Sydney's Lance Franklin celebrates one of his four goals against Fremantle.

David Sygall The Swans were challenged by coach John Longmire this week to "put the overalls on".

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Lance Franklin stars in Sydney Swans' win over Fremantle Dockers in AFL

Four stars: Lance Franklin celebrates one of his four goals for the Swans in a stirring performance.

David Sygall The Swans were challenged by coach John Longmire this week to “put the overalls on” and they responded with a classic blue-collar performance to overpower Fremantle by 17 points in front of 25,376...

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Docker Sylvia facing lengthy AFL ban

Colin Sylvia.

Fremantle recruit Colin Sylvia could be suspended for up to four matches when he fronts the WAFL tribunal tonight on a rough conduct charge.

Docker Colin Sylvia cops two-week AFL suspension

Colin Sylvia.

Colin Sylvia's hopes of earning his Fremantle debut will have to wait at least another fortnight after the former Demon's suspension by the WAFL tribunal.

AFL

AFL captains: proven leaders and the quiet achievers

Scott Pendlebury ... in the Quiet Achiever category.

Wayne Carey There's been a lot of talk about on-field leadership this week and, inevitably, it's a topic that rears its head when a team is losing.

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Dockers to sweat on Mundy, Mayne in AFL

Fremantle are sweating on the fitness of star midfielder David Mundy and forward Chris Mayne heading into Saturday night's AFL clash with Sydney at the SCG.

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AFL Express: Sunday 13 April

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Teo Pellizzeri Scores and updates from the Sydney/North Melbourne and St Kilda/Adelaide clashes before Teo Pellizzeri brings you every moment of the much-anticipated Fremantle v Essendon battle.

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Dockers add bite in attack to their miserly defence

Matthew Pavlich

Brad Elborough It wouldn't surprise too many students of the AFL to learn that Fremantle has started 2014 with the tightest defence in the competition.

AFL

What cost the high-priced recruit?

Wayne Carey.

Wayne Carey Lance Franklin's big salary may not be popular with some of his teammates.

AFL

Jack Frost coming to terms with life against the big boys

Spreading his wings: Young Magpie Jack Frost.

Peter Hanlon Jack Frost's AFL career amounts to rounds one and three of last season and the first two of this, so Collingwood's clash with Geelong on Saturday night represents progress.

AFL

Same place, even better time if you like the Hawks

Hawthorn's Matthew Suckling tackles Stephen Hill of Fremantle.

Greg Baum Different year, different teams, different occasion. There was a premiership flag at the MCG on Friday night, but it was 2013's, now unfurled for the first time.

AFL

Same place, even better time if you like the Hawks

Greg Baum Different year, different teams, different occasion. There was a premiership flag at the MCG on Friday night, but it was 2013's, now unfurled for the first time.

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Hawks amaze themselves

Hawthorn v Fremantle.

Greg Baum Hawthorn shocked even itself with its six-goal head start over Fremantle in the grand final rematch at the MCG on Friday night, laying the foundations of a thumping 58-point win.