Richmond and Port Adelaide have been fined by the AFL for failing to advise drug testers of player whereabouts.
Port Adelaide forward Aaron Young has refused to blame umpiring for his side's loss to Geelong on Thursday night despite the game's dying minutes being shrouded in controversy.
When it came down to the last 100 seconds, there was only one man who could stop Port.
The Cats looking to keep their winning home form rolling but Port have a point to prove.
Ken Hinkley says coaches can go "crazy" worrying how to negate Geelong's potent midfield but he claims he will not send a specialist tagger to the man who could destroy his Port Adelaide side on Thursday night.
Port Adelaide was all but ignored in speculation about potential improvers in 2017. But the pundits appear to have underestimated the Power's capacity to improve with what was already at their disposal.
Gold Coast lacked preparation for their first and potentially last international game of football.
Viewers took to Twitter to slam Danny 'Spud' Frawley's racist humour over historic Shanghai AFL game.
Pre-match hype over, the game itself finally arrived - but Gold Coast appeared to be suffering from jet-lag.
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The successful staging of the inaugural home-and-away clash in Shanghai will not only encourage the AFL to persist with the venture - but could help lay the groundwork for the National Football League to blaze a trail.
Dejected Gold Coast Suns coach Rodney Eade lamented his team's lack of fight in a 72-point loss which was arguably the worst of his three years in charge.
The AFL's pre-match program ahead of the first clash for premiership points in China didn't quite go to plan when the Port Adelaide theme song was briefly played instead of the Australian national anthem.
Port Adelaide chairman David Koch has revealed the Power are working towards ensuring Ken Hinkley is a 10-year senior coach.
AFL chief Gillon McLachlan says "allegations are easy" amid claims by a National Rugby League television host that she witnessed two AFL players consuming what has been called society's most destructive drug.
As two of the AFL's premier power forwards prepare for battle in Shanghai on Sunday, one of their elders has suggested the league could be on the verge of a golden era.
Johann Wagner works nightshift these days in the Roxby Downs mines. He embarks on the six-hour drive from Port Lincoln for the seven-day shift on a week-on, week-off basis that makes even country football virtually impossible apart from the odd cameo.
Ask an athlete to view him or herself, and more often than not the reply is likely to be based on, or certainly influenced by, the prism of their performances on the sporting field.
AFL confirms Shanghai match will be broadcast live in China with 'staggering' audience potential - and that's worth celebrating, says Port chairman.