End of an era at the Junction

Rohan Connolly   It's been more than 30 years since league football was played at the Junction. But the venue has remained in the hearts of many fans.

The 400 Club: The AFL's greatest examples of endurance

Brent Harvey will join Kevin Bartlett, Michael Tuck and Dustin Fletcher in the club this weekend.

Harley Bennell opens up: 'I thought they would chuck my contract out'

Emma Quayle   Three days after he woke up and saw himself on the front page of the paper, Harley Bennell thought he had played his last game for Gold Coast.

Crows fly as one but search for normality continues

Peter Hanlon   With a heavy heart, Adelaide gets back to the business of playing football.

Ultimate Footy: Anything Nat Fyfe can do, Gary Ablett can do better

John Feeney, Footy Prophet   The absence of Gary Ablett Jnr for most of this year has allowed others on the verge of stardom to have their time in the sun.

The Swans, or the draft? Dunkley has time to make up his mind

Emma Quayle   Josh Dunkley has a decision to make later this year – Sydney, or the draft?

Recovery Session: Anyone want to play full-forward?

Michael Gleeson   They have lost four games in a row. They have lost their two leading goalkickers – including the injured Travis Cloke. They have lost a place in the eight.

Campbell Brown channelling a dream

Samantha Lane   Increasingly impatient, a retired AFL premiership player sits in a humble, though magnificently located, caravan park on the cliff tops of Dover.

Melbourne better placed for future title run than St Kilda

Whatever happens at the MCG on Sunday, the Demons hold a small, yet clear lead over the Saints in terms of developing a team that could eventually ascend to heaven.


Carey exit worst memory of Brent Harvey's time at North Melbourne

Wayne Carey caught up with his old teammate Brent Harvey for the first time since Carey's inglorious exit from Arden Street ahead of Harvey's 400th game.

Building a Bulldog

Peter Hanlon   A country carpenter returns to Geelong on Saturday as an imposing work in progress.

Inside St Kilda's coaching box

Rohan Connolly   An AFL coaching box is a veritable pressure cooker, the advice, the messages, the flow of statistcs.


'Our game is in mourning'

AFL chief executive Gillon McLachlan addresses the media following the tragic death of Adelaide Crows coach Phil Walsh at the age of 55.

Walsh's death hits Crows captain 

Adelaide Crows captain Taylor Walker talks about the impact Phil Walsh's death has had on him and the AFL club.

Front and Centre: Moving tributes 

Hawthorn and Collingwood pay a moving tribute to the late Phil Walsh in a weekend of AFL action.

Chris Judd retires from football

Senior football writer Rohan Connolly reflects on the amazing career of Chris Judd after his retirement..

Footballer of the Year: Round 17

Round 17 votes for the Age Footballer of the Year award for the 2015 premiership season.

Mick's last address to players

Jake Niall   A gracious Mick Malthouse did not blame his players or criticise the Carlton board when he addressed the Blues for the last time.

The legend of Leon Baker

Rohan Connolly   The dual premiership player is a famous grand final figure, yet one whose story has rarely been told.


Priddis proves the power of humility

Peter Hanlon   Nowhere in a blocked-out calendar do the howls of "look at me" echo louder than the Brownlow.