AFL

Richmond Tigers

Hardwick 'proud' despite another last-gasp loss

Glass half full: Tigers coach Damien Hardwick.

There was an unpleasant sense of deja vu for Damien Hardwick but Richmond's "proud" coach is preaching positivity after his side found yet another way to snatch defeat from the jaws of victory.

Dogs, Tigers reach for the axe, Pies regain Treloar

Tom Liberatore of the Bulldogs.

Tom Liberatore has been dropped while Travis Cloke, Bob Murphy and Mitch Wallis are all back as the Western Bulldogs have elected for wholesale change in their bid to beat Geelong for the first time since 2009.

Lions drop sought-after Schache

Josh Schache.

Highly-touted Brisbane forward Josh Schache is set to be dropped with the club believing the constant speculation surrounding his future is affecting his form.

Cotchin jumper punch divides AFL MRP

Richmond captain Trent Cotchin.

Opinion remains split about the punishment dished out to Richmond captain Trent Cotchin for his jumper punch, even on the AFL's match review panel.

Walters midfield move was genius, says Lyon

Midfield masterstroke: Michael Walters.

Fremantle coach Ross Lyon jokingly says his decision to play Michael Walters in the midfield last week was a stroke of genius, and the goalsneak is set to get another crack in Sunday's clash with Richmond at the MCG.