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Adam Cooper Former St Kilda player Stephen Milne had sex with a woman despite her repeatedly saying "no", a court has heard.
Adam Cooper A Supreme Court hearing in two weeks' time will determine whether Essendon Football Club doctor Bruce Reid will have a charge against him heard by an independent arbiter.
Adam Cooper St Kilda footballer Stephen Milne has made his first court appearance since he was charged with four counts of rape last month.
Adam Cooper Depending on who you ask, AFL's drugs policy is a world leader, or soft on illegal substances.
Adam Cooper Carlton coach Mick Malthouse has forecast more than one role for Chris Judd in his return for Friday night's NAB Cup final against Brisbane in a bid to continue developing greater flexibility in his...
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.
Adam Cooper Collingwood star content to delay contract talks until he regains his fitness and form.
Ashley Porter, Adelaide, and Adam Cooper Adelaide coach Brenton Sanderson asks Crows fans to show the opposition respect.
Adam Cooper Off-field dealings of Dane Swan and Dale Thomas not distracting Magpies' premiership bid.
Adam Cooper Ill-feeling aside, Kurt Tippett's departure from Adelaide also presents practical issues. How does a team replace a 202-centimetre key forward who has booted almost 200 career goals?
Adam Cooper An increased exposure in high-profile games has North Melbourne captain Andrew Swallow convinced the Kangaroos must perform when everyone is watching to take advantage.
Jon Pierik and Adam Cooper Nick Riewoldt fears two-tiered league unless action taken to ease equalisation concerns.
Adam Cooper and Matt Murnane Skipper Jobe Watson admits Bombers stressed and flat during a turbulent past six weeks.
Adam Cooper Fate already seems on the side of former steeplechaser to make his AFL debut.
Matt Murnane and Adam Cooper Essendon can be thankful all its troops will be on call for opening night battle against Adelaide.
Adam Cooper Essendon is set to use midfielder David Zaharakis in a limited capacity against Adelaide at AAMI Stadium on Friday night, while key-position player Michael Hurley has proved his fitness and has been...
Adam Cooper Essendon coach James Hird is hopeful the way his players have handled their endless summer will create a tighter bond among them, but knows that emotion alone cannot help the Bombers make up the...