Mitch Clark

Fremantle Dockers rule out play for Mitch Clark

If retired forward Mitch Clark thought he could resume his AFL career at Fremantle, he got a none-too-subtle reality check on Tuesday.

Mitch Clark keen to resume AFL career

Mitch Clark told Channel Seven he had needed time off but now felt enthusiastic about playing again.

Emma Quayle and Matt Murnane Mitch Clark✓ says he would ''love'' to return to Melbourne and continue his AFL career, yet it remains uncertain whether the retired key forward will end up at the Demons, and if not, how he...

Ross Lyon quashes talk of Mitch Clark comeback with Dockers

Clark showed tantalising glimpses of his talents in his brief tenure with Melbourne.

Brad Elborough Any speculation that Mitch Clark could be heading to Fremantle to resurrect his AFL career next season appear premature.

Magpies make a pitch for Mitch Clark

Attracting interest: Mitch Clark.

Michael Gleeson and Jake Niall Collingwood is among the clubs interested in Melbourne forward/ruckman Mitch Clark who is understood to favour a fresh start away from the Demons if he is to make his return to AFL football.

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Mitch Clark eyeing AFL comeback

Mitch Clark.

Melbourne wants a say in Mitch Clark's future if he tries to return to the AFL.

Demons Mitch Clark retires from AFL

Mitch Clark

Mitch Clark has announced his retirement from the AFL as he recovers from depression.

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Demon Mitch Clark retires from football

Jon Pierik Mitch Clark's AFL career is over, with the Melbourne forward retiring on Tuesday because of clinical depression.

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Mark Thompson among AFL personalities to voice support for Mitch Clark

Mitch Clark.

Daniel Cherny Essendon coach Mark Thompson has thrown his support behind retiring Demon Mitch Clark, and emphasised the need for AFL players to receive more support as they cope with the pressures of playing...

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Melbourne puts forward Mitch Clark on indefinite leave over health issues

Jon Pierik Melbourne forward Mitch Clark has been granted indefinite leave from the club to deal with his personal health.

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Melbourne may place Mitch Clark on long-term injury list

Mitch Clark.

Emma Quayle Bid to ease any additional pressure forward may feel as he takes time away from the club.

Demon Mitch Clark out for AFL season

Melbourne's Mitch Clark

Melbourne star recruit Mitch Clark will miss the rest of the AFL season with a serious foot injury.

Brisbane Lions' pre-game stunt will not go ahead after public backlash

The Brisbane Lions chief executive Greg Swann plans to attract crowds with a live lion.

Stathi Paxinos A day after heaping praise on Brisbane Lions chief executive Greg Swann for his "provocative" marketing ploy of parading a caged lion around the Gabba before home games, AFL boss Gillon McLachlan now...

Melbourne meet delisted Saint James Gwilt

James Gwilt of the Saints competes for the ball with Scott Thompson of the Crows.

Jake Niall and Emma Quayle Melbourne has met with St Kilda's discarded defender James Gwilt, who has also attracted the interest of Greater Western Sydney.

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Fremantle Dockers finally find partner for Matthew Pavlich

Matt Taberner and Matthew Pavlich are proving dynamic up forward.

Splashing the cash failed to fix Fremantle's forward-line conundrum, but a bargain buy appears to have done the trick.

Timing of priority pick request as ill-judged as the decision to seek one

Caroline Wilson dinkus Dinkus

Caroline Wilson The political layers beneath Melbourne's poorly timed decision to apply for a 2014 priority pick appear as complex as the national draft that the AFL is working to simplify.

AFL club Melbourne re-signs Rohan Bail, Aidan Riley and Dean Terlich

Liam Mannix Rohan Bail, Aidan Riley and Dean Terlich have all avoided the end-of-season cull at Melbourne, signing new contracts with the club.

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.

Melbourne hopes to retain James Frawley, despite stinging attack from club legend Garry Lyon

James Frawley of the Demons (right) tries to shrug off a tackle against the Western Bulldogs.

Jon Pierik Melbourne great Garry Lyon has launched a stinging appraisal of prospective Demons free agent James Frawley.

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Power forwards in great demand

Recovery session

Michael Gleeson Richmond desperately needs an elite tall forward. This is not a new statement, nor is it an outdated one.

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Courage comes in many forms

Bob Murphy - dink

Bob Murphy When I was 18, in one of my first training sessions at Footscray, I led out in a simple lane work drill and the ball hit my hand awkwardly, jarring my finger.