AFL has managed without the bounce and nobody noticed
The AFL umpiring department confirmed yesterday that some of her more experienced male counterparts were cleared to throw the ball up at centre stoppages in games in previous rounds this year. That went unnoticed, too. The reasons for the ball being ...
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AFL happy to talk about integrity tribunal
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The devil is in the detail for the AFL as the Federal Government considers a national sports tribunal. Minister for Sport Greg Hunt specifically referred to the league's handling of the Essendon supplements debacle on Monday when he floated the idea.
National Sports Plan poses many questions for AFL, NRL and Cricket Australia
AFL must introduce automatic suspensions for punches, Mark Robinson writes
The penalties for these punches need urgent review and McLachlan can no longer allow the MRP and the AFL to embarrass the code by condoning this level of violence. Bernie Vince grabs his stomach after being punched by Ben Cunnington. McLachlan ...
AFL jumper punch debate: When is a punch not a punch? Never
AFL to look at laws on jumper punching
'I don't like players punching,' says AFL CEO Gillon McLachlan after fiery round
JAY CLARK, Herald Sun
Remarkably, Port averages 16.6 more inside-50s than its opposition, clearly No.1 in the AFL. It is a whopping 11 entries more than second-placed Western Bulldogs. And the pressure around the footy is intense, so when they do enter the 50m arc, they ...
Five-year deals don't work
Port don't need big AFL scalp: Trengove
AFL Confidential: Bernie Vince Adelaide pre-draft question, Patrick Dangerfield fishing
AFL Confidential was tracking whether the Brisbane Lions actually had a banner this week — and they did — but we also noticed what North Melbourne was up to. While the Western Bulldogs famously have theirs written by comedian Danny McGinlay, the ...
League ticks off no 50m call for Dusty
THE AFL says the correct decision was made not to award Richmond star Dustin Martin a 50m penalty in the dying stages of the Tigers' three-point loss to GWS on Saturday. With just under three minutes remaining in the game, Martin took a mark just ...
MARK ROBINSON, Herald Sun
AFL, North Melbourne, Kangaroos, Taylor Garner, Nathan Hrovat, Ryan Clarke, Kayne Turner, Brian Lake
While Garner, Turner and Clarke played a handful of games last season, the exits of the four veterans have given them a greater role in the team this year. Hrovat, along with recruit Marley Williams (Collingwood), have also added some much needed speed ...
AFL wildcard round could raise resting and integrity issues
The AFL is working on a number of different fixture models, including 17-5 – when clubs are split into three tiers of top six, middle six and bottom six for the final month – and 18-4, which could be embraced in time for the 2019 season while a ...
Live AFL: Round 9, Fremantle v Carlton, Michael Walters form, live scores, updates, video, live blog
Carlton coach Brendon Bolton defends Blues' AFL medical staff over Sam Rowe injury
Fremantle livewire Michael Walters backs teammate Hayden Ballantyne for swift AFL return
Season over for Carlton's Sam Rowe with torn ACL
Carlton Blues deny Sam Rowe sent out with torn ACL against Fremantle. Sam McClure. 22 reading now. facebook SHARE · twitter TWEET · email · google-plus · linkedin · reddit; More. Carlton are adamant that defender Sam Rowe had been cleared of a ...
Greg Denham and Patrick Smith debate whether the AFL should ban the bounce
Newly-laid turf made it hard for all umpires to bounce the ball to the required height, so she was given some slack. The AFL umpiring department confirmed today that some of her more experienced male counterparts were cleared to throw the ball up at ...
John Worsfold and Adam Simpson don't believe traditional centre bounce would be missed
Eleni Glouftsis reveals wonderful gesture from AFL players
AFL umpiring: Eleni Glouftsis understands the significance. Now she just wants to get on with the job
Richmond Tigers' heartbreak not Damien Hardwick's fault
It's not just comprehensive defeat which makes supporters of a losing club turn on a coach. Obvious blunders in the dying seconds of a close game, replayed as evidence of a tactical flaw or a message not getting through, can also do the trick. Richmond ...
GWS Giants vs Richmond Tigers highlights: AFL live scores, blog ...
GWS in stunning AFL win, Tigers surrender - AFL - Wwos
Greater Western Sydney Giants vs Richmond Tigers Tips and Odds – AFL Round 9
Fremantle Dockers climb ladder, downing Carlton Blues in the wet
GOALS - Fremantle: H Crozier 3, M Walters 3, B Hill 2, S Kersten 2, C McCarthy, L Neale, M Taberner. Carlton: L Casboult 2, B Gibbs, D Thomas, M Murphy, S Docherty, Z Fisher. BEST - Fremantle: L Neale, M Walters, C Blakely, D Mundy, M Johnson, N Fyfe.
Blues count the cost of loss to Fremantle
Fremantle Dockers vs Carlton Blues Tips and Odds – AFL Round 9
Fremantle Dockers vs Carlton Blues Tips, Odds and Teams – AFL 2017 Round 9