The Western Bulldogs' women's team are back on deck at the Whitten Oval for the final time in season 2017 - this time hosting the winless Collingwood ladies in a match where they should head into this contest as the warm favourites. After two losses
Melbourne have lashed out at speculation over Jack Watts' non-selection in the Demons' first two AFL pre-season competition teams.
Dangerwood is dead.. That's if it ever lived.. So says Geelong captain Joel Selwood, one half of the Cats' feared one-two midfield punch along with Brownlow Medallist Patrick Dangerfield.. To opposition teams and AFL fans, Dangerwood presents the
Adelaide coach Don Pyke says a spate of injuries to key midfielders has opened the door for a batch of largely untested talent in the AFL pre-season competition.. The Crows open their pre-season campaign against Richmond in Melbourne on Friday night
Richmond coach Damien Hardwick says AFL finals are back on the agenda at Punt Road after last year's season to forget.. Hardwick told reporters on Thursday he was right to set the bar high for his team in 2017, despite last year's 13th-placed
Shannon Hurn will captain West Coast for a third straight season, while former Hawthorn premiership star Sam Mitchell has earned a leadership role at his new AFL club.. Hurn took over as captain from Darren Glass at the end of the 2014 campaign, and
Sydney Roosters legend Anthony Minichiello has backed Boyd Cordner as the man to lead the foundation club's revival.. Trent Robinson's men head into NRL season 2017 under pressure to bounce back.. The momentum built during a reign of three
Ex-rugby league player Curtis Rona will line up for Western Force at outside centre in their Super Rugby opener against NSW Waratahs.
Australia's defensive stocks for upcoming World Cup qualifiers have been boosted by Bailey Wright's maximum minutes for his club Bristol City.. The Socceroo, who captains the lowly English Championship side, played all 90 minutes of Wednesday's
Australia will play football powerhouse Brazil at the MCG in June in the lead-up to the Confederations Cup.. The Socceroos will meet Brazil on June 13 in a friendly, with the South American giants in Melbourne for a blockbuster clash with Argentin
Socceroos talisman Tim Cahill says he's ready to lead Australia's line in next month's World Cup qualifiers.. With Jamie Maclaren's international career in its infancy, Matthew Leckie enduring a protracted national team goal drought, Aposotolos
Hayden Kennedy is concerned about the centre bounce's impact on the physical well-being of AFL umpires.
It's hard to know which has grown faster, GWS Giants' teenage AFLW ruckman Erin McKinnon, or the code she has embraced.. At 18 years of age and 189 cms, McKinnon, the joint AFLW Rising Star for this week along with Fremantle's Ashley Sharp, is both
Former Essendon defender Michael Hibberd is in line to play for Melbourne for the first time after serving a doping ban last year.. The 27-year-old has recovered well from a minor knee complaint and will be considered by the Demons for selection in
He's one of the oldest rookie list recruits going around and Tendai Mzungu plans on giving the GWS Giants match committee yet another selection headache.. The Giants threw the former Fremantle midfielder an AFL lifeline after he was delisted by the
Jackson Hastings says he's relieved to finally move out of his legendary dad's shadow and create his own legacy at his new NRL home in Manly.. After rising through the ranks to start last season in the No. 7 jumper his dad Kevin "Horrie" Hastings
Eighth Immortal Andrew Johns has backed Phil Gould's calls for Tyrone Peachey to be selected as a Blues bolter for this year's NSW side, calling him the new Craig Wing.. Just seven months after being dropped to reserve grade by Penrith coach Anthony
A hamstring injury means Nehe Milner-Skudder's long wait to return to Super Rugby with the Hurricanes continues.. All Blacks winger Milner-Skudder wasn't among the 25 players who boarded a flight to Tokyo for Saturday's opening-round match against
NSW Waratahs coach Daryl Gibson will throw all his major scrummaging artillery at a Western Force side he expects will test his team in that area.. Gibson opted for an all-Wallabies starting front row of props Sekope Kepu and Tom Robertson and