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Jon Pierik and Adam Cooper Battling Dogs one of five teams banished from the Friday night timeslot.
Adam Cooper The standard of some AFL games has never been higher, but some of the teams look like they have been put through the wash. The colour has been drained and white is the new black.
Adam Cooper Second cousin of club great gets the same treatment as his more famous relative.
Adam Cooper Reigning premier Sydney has finally got its man, by recruiting ex-Adelaide forward Kurt Tippett in the AFL pre-season draft on Tuesday.
Adam Cooper Travis Tuck is football royalty, son of Hawk great Michael Tuck, nephew of Gary Ablett snr.
Adam Cooper Collingwood plans to use almost to its entire playing list through the NAB Cup.
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.
Adam Cooper Australia's peak body for sports scientists claims its members' image has been damaged through the Essendon supplements scandal and has called on the AFL to better regulate the industry for the sake...
Adam Cooper ESSENDON’S horror week worsened on Friday when young midfielder Jake Melksham broke his hand in the club’s intra-club match.
Adam Cooper Essendon's horror week worsened on Friday when young midfielder Jake Melksham broke his hand in the club's intra-club match.
Adam Cooper Much has changed since Dale Morris last played an AFL game.
Adam Cooper Western Bulldogs ruckman swears he will not sledge Essendon players in Friday night's match.
Adam Cooper Mick Malthouse admitted during the week he was impatient for Carlton to click to his way.
Adam Cooper Mick Malthouse has nominated improved flexibility as the most significant step his side took in thrashing Fremantle by 70 points in their NAB Cup match at Etihad Stadium on Saturday night.
Adam Cooper Key forwards Jonathan Brown and Nick Riewoldt will play their first games of the pre-season on Saturday.
Adam Cooper Brisbane captain Jonathan Brown says he enters his first game of the pre-season as refreshed as he could ever be and rejuvenated by the Lions' encouraging showings last year and over the summer.
Adam Cooper Richmond coach raises concerns over how the new rule will be interpreted in the wet.
Adam Cooper Umpires boss says new rule will not change for games played on wet surfaces.
Adam Cooper and Emma Quayle Koby Stevens will have further tests ahead of round-one clash against Brisbane.
Adam Cooper It's been a long time, but Jonathan Brown never lost that taste for silverware.