Adam Cooper

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Stephen Milne repeatedly told 'no' by woman, court hears

Adam Cooper Former St Kilda player Stephen Milne had sex with a woman despite her repeatedly saying "no", a court has heard.

Nothing to hide: Geelong

Geelong has been drawn into the investigation because Dean Robinson worked previously at the Cats.

Adam Cooper, Emma Quayle Investigation into Essendon's use of supplements will prompt discussions among conditioning staff at other clubs and is likely to lift the pressure on players to question any substance they are given.

AFL

St Kilda's second ruckman shows promising signs

Tom Hickey

Adam Cooper The ruckman St Kilda gave up its prized compensation pick for made an encouraging start to the pre-season campaign with his new club and has coach Scott Watters hopeful the Saints won't be caught...

Saint Kilda's new second ruckman shows promise

Intra-club: Beau Maister (left) and Jay Lever battle for possession.

Adam Cooper Coach Scott Watters hopeful the Saints won't be caught short in the ruck this year.

St Kilda stars to miss again

Nick Riewoldt.

Adam Cooper Nick Riewoldt and Lenny Hayes will be again be missing from Sunday's NAB Cup game.

Saints' burst makes Demons pay

Point made: Saint Stephen Milne celebrates a goal against Melbourne.

Adam Cooper St Kilda secures a third win from four pre-season games, this time over Melbourne.

Milne fronts court on rape counts

Milne arrives at court.

Adam Cooper St Kilda footballer Stephen Milne has made his first court appearance since he was charged with four counts of rape last month.

Carlton lacking in attack

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Adam Cooper Twice-sacked Carlton coach Alex Jesaulenko has no fears for current boss Brett Ratten.