Axe falls on five Richmond Tigers’ staff – Yahoo7 Sport


Yahoo7 Sport

Axe falls on five Richmond Tigers' staff
Yahoo7 Sport
Richmond Tigers sack five assistant coaches after poor AFL season - Yahoo7. Pinterest · Tumblr. Damien Hardwick is safe but his team of support staff at Richmond has reportedly been decimated with five assistants released from the club. Play Video. Play.
Choco, Lade shown the door at Richmond - InDailyInDaily

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AFL 2016: AFL investigates GWS Giants star Lachie Whitfield over drugs allegations – The Age


The Age

AFL 2016: AFL investigates GWS Giants star Lachie Whitfield over drugs allegations
The Age
The AFL has completed an investigation into the matter and is considering what if any action to take against Whitfield and former football manager Graeme Allan and welfare manager Craig Lambert. It is understood there are incriminating text messages ...
AFL investigating GWS Giants over breach of drugs codeThe Australian
AFL investigating claims Whitfield hid from drugs testThe Roar
GWS Giants star Lachie Whitfield investigated for allegedly hiding from drug testNEWS.com.au
AFL.com.au -Wide World of Sports (blog) -Sporting News
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Sydney derby to take centre stage – dailytelegraph.com.au


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Sydney derby to take centre stage
dailytelegraph.com.au
Even if the AFL's reasoning for a one-off return to ANZ Stadium is sound. With a contract with the stadium still active as few as 24,000 of the Swans and Giants combined 65,000 members would have had access to seats had the game been played at the SCG.
How the AFL stuffed up the finals before they beganThe New Daily
GWS Giants say inexperience not an issue in AFL finals debutThe Age

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Cameron Smith welcomes AFL’s free kick for Melbourne Storm – Herald Sun


Herald Sun

Cameron Smith welcomes AFL's free kick for Melbourne Storm
Herald Sun
The AFL's controversial decision to introduce a pre-finals bye week means Storm will be the only show in town this week as it looks to secure the NRL minor premiership. Ladder-leading Storm will face second-placed Cronulla at AAMI Park on Saturday ...

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Richmond Tigers dump five coaches as AFL killing season erupts – The Age


The Age

Richmond Tigers dump five coaches as AFL killing season erupts
The Age
The AFL players' pay dispute looks certain to ramp up again at scheduled talks this week after it has emerged that head office has in fact offered its footballers a wage rise next season of just six per cent in real terms. Pushing for a set percentage ...

AFL braces for contract chaos – The Advertiser


The Advertiser

AFL braces for contract chaos
The Advertiser
In the next six weeks — as the AFL opens its silly season leading to the trade market in October — Knights' misguided belief in a piece of paper as a right of destiny in professional sport will echo. Port Adelaide vice-captain Hamish Hartlett less ...

Hawthorn’s decision not to launch women’s AFL team was ‘heartbreaking’ says Moana Hope – ABC Online


ABC Online

Hawthorn's decision not to launch women's AFL team was 'heartbreaking' says Moana Hope
ABC Online
Record-breaking goal kicker Moana Hope says she will stop barracking for Hawthorn after the AFL club failed to pursue a women's team in next year's inaugural national competition. Hope, 28, made history earlier this month when she became the first ...
Women's game well placed to produce the AFL's next great entertainerThe Guardian

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All-Australian 40-man squad announced – Fox Sports


Fox Sports

All-Australian 40-man squad announced
Fox Sports
Six Crows have been named in the 40-man All-Australian squad, the most of any club. The Swans and the Giants are the next most represented teams, with five players each. Crows forwards Eddie Betts, Tom Lynch and Josh Jenkins are all in the squad, with ...
Crows face knockout path to flagThe Advertiser
West Coast Eagles sore past Adelaide Crows1:47Herald Sun
AFL live: Adelaide v West CoastThe Age
ESPN -The Border Mail
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Robert Walls says time for Patrick Cripps to analyse Greg Williams – The Age


The Age

Robert Walls says time for Patrick Cripps to analyse Greg Williams
The Age
Former Carlton premiership player and coach Robert Walls has urged emerging star Patrick Cripps to analyse what made legendary midfielder Greg Williams so great. Cripps, last year's best and fairest, is one of the league's best young midfielders and ...

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Brisbane Lions sack coach Justin Leppitsch after ‘bitterly disappointing’ AFL season – ABC Online


ABC Online

Brisbane Lions sack coach Justin Leppitsch after 'bitterly disappointing' AFL season
ABC Online
The coach of the Brisbane Lions, Justin Leppitsch, has been sacked with a year to go on his contract after another disappointing season for the AFL club. "The Brisbane Lions football club has chosen to release senior coach Justin Leppitsch from the ...
Jonathan Brown takes aim at former club over Leppitsch callNEWS.com.au
Lions need AFL experience: BrownSBS
Who's in the running for the Lions job?AFL.com.au
The Age -Yahoo7 Sport -Fox Sports
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Banter, Bulldogs and the changing AFL banner – ABC Online


ABC Online

Banter, Bulldogs and the changing AFL banner
ABC Online
The humble banner (or "run-through" to some purists) has a complex and sometimes controversial history. Danny is now at the forefront of this ritual, and his unique brand of slogans are taking the AFL by storm — and creating a few new controversies ...
What's on this week?AFL.com.au

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NRL surrendered home-ground advantage to AFL over finals at ANZ Stadium – The Sydney Morning Herald


The Sydney Morning Herald

NRL surrendered home-ground advantage to AFL over finals at ANZ Stadium
The Sydney Morning Herald
The NRL concede they agreed some weeks ago to vacate ANZ stadium should the Swans meet the Giants in the first weekend of AFL finals. This is despite the Herald being told by the NRL over the weekend: "We expect to have priority for ANZ, given Dogs ...
NRL ponders double-header for first week of finals to counter AFLThe Australian

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Bombers debate whether to trade No.1 draft pick – The Age


The Age

Bombers debate whether to trade No.1 draft pick
The Age
Essendon coach John Worsfold says the door to the Bombers trading the No.1 pick in the national draft remains open in a bid to fast-track their rise up the ladder. The Bombers finished equal bottom alongside Brisbane with three wins but their weaker ...
Essendon Bombers vs Carlton Blues highlights: Dons by four goalsThe Roar
Sam Landsberger, Herald SunHerald Sun
Bombers beat Blues for third winESPN
Tasmania Examiner -Yahoo7 Sport
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AFL players celebrating end of season with Mad Monday – Herald Sun


Herald Sun

AFL players celebrating end of season with Mad Monday
Herald Sun
Geelong's wild costumes have set the benchmark — with Matthew Scarlett the undisputed king of Mad Monday — while some of Brendan Fevola's outfits and a Rolf Harris costume at Melbourne caused controversy. Take a look at some of the best and worst of ...

Mounties take a bold step towards YCW with thumping win over Pines in Peninsula league qualifying final – Herald Sun


Herald Sun

Mounties take a bold step towards YCW with thumping win over Pines in Peninsula league qualifying final
Herald Sun
Back in March, with Brendan Fevola in the line-up, they began 2016 with a win over Pearcedale. Fev won't be playing on Saturday week but the Bombers will look to put the cap on a fine season. “We really like the Frankston ground,'' Muston said. “We ...

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