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Adam Cooper Fate already seems on the side of former steeplechaser to make his AFL debut.
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 Hawthorn coach Alastair Clarkson has been banned from officiating in his son's junior football matches for the first four matches of next season after swearing at an umpiring coach during an under-9s...
Jon Pierik and Adam Cooper Battling Dogs one of five teams banished from the Friday night timeslot.
Adam Cooper Essendon confirms that Ian Robson will stay on as chief executive.
Adam Cooper Depending on who you ask, AFL's drugs policy is a world leader, or soft on illegal substances.
Adam Cooper Geelong forward Steve Johnson admits he must learn from his lack of discipline after becoming the latest Cat to be suspended for striking Fremantle’s Hayden Ballantyne.
Adam Cooper Jeff Kennett's successor as Hawthorn president says the AFL has made some puzzling rulings.
Adam Cooper GWS Giants coach claims some Melbourne clubs have become fat on self-interest.
Adam Cooper Welcome to our coverage of the round one clash between Hawthorn and Collingwood from the MCG.