St Kilda’s recruiting team has just completed the most extraordinary year of their careers. Here’s how they did and what they are planning to do at the draft.
AFL stars face more back-ended contracts in a situation that is being described as ‘a complete balls-up’. It comes as Essendon was forced to apologise to its players.
Melbourne Storm captain Cameron Smith is being keenly sought by AFL clubs should he retire from the NRL as expected.
Jay Clark and Gilbert Gardiner
The late Diego Maradona was the person who put soccer on the Australian landscape 27 years ago, national coach Graham Arnold said this week.
The future of West Coast premiership small forward Daniel Venables is set to be decided this week, as the club looks to give him every opportunity to resume his career after concussion issues.
WA’s top draft prospect Logan McDonald reflects on his season, from Perth’s drought-breaking finals campaign, AFL interviews, pick-one interest and more.
DARWIN Buffaloes resumed normal service on Saturday night when they ran over the Palmerston Magpies after quarter-time.
Tim Kelly knows plenty about being overlooked on draft day. So WA hopefuls who miss out this year due to shortened list sizes would be wise to listen when the Eagles star urges them to “stick at it”.
FIVE goal efforts from Cam Ilett and Kyle Emery saw the Nightcliff Tigers survive a final quarter comeback from the Tiwi Bombers to run out the 17.13 (115) to 15.10 (100) at Wurrumiyanga Oval
Adelaide’s 2021 jumper has a historic nod to the Crows heritage over the past 30 seasons. Here’s what makes it so special.
The athletic ruckman showed off moves of a different kind, hitting the dance floor to the sounds of ‘Jump Around’ and getting behind the mic at a Karratha club last night. WATCH HERE
West Coast’s decision to delist Lewis Jetta was “made with a real heavy heart”, with Eagles football manager Craig Vozzo bemoaning the uncomfortable nature of the drawn-out list management process.
A chance meeting with Jarryd Roughead convinced James Frawley to shelve his retirement plans. See all your club’s list moves and who might get a rookie lifeline.
Nick Smart, Jon Ralph and Rebecca Williams
At this point, the rookie list has morphed into something Pete Evans would endorse. Some bastardised version of what it once was, a talent net with origins and intentions that were far more wholesome.
In a challenging year, one of the positives to come out of 2020 on this side of the country has been that some draft prospects have had to step up and play senior footy in the WAFL.
Who picks where on December 9? Check out the updated draft order, including a club-by-club rundown.
NIGHTCLIFF assistant playing coach Cameron Ilett wants a big result from his side when they travel to the ‘heart of Territory footy’ to face-off against a Tiwi Bombers outfit starving for a win.
Denver Grainger-Barras and Zane Trew have gone through Swan Districts and WA under-age development programs together, suffered the same injury and have always pushed each other.
Home visits are a big part of the draft process, but occasionally a player tries to bend the rules, or forgets about the interview completely.
Meet the South Australian small forward who has revealed he’s been in talks with Fremantle and one other AFL club ahead of next month’s draft. Could he soon be donning purple? SEE HIS HIGHLIGHTS
The Dockers have had a fine history of finding diamonds in the rough late in the draft process - including with rookie and pre-season picks. Here’s their all-time best three for each round.
Women’s Premier League frontrunners St Mary’s and Southern Districts chasing four premiership points in the midday sun at Norbuilt Oval
Ed Barlow back for Districts, Michael Hagan to wear the double blue jumper again and Marlon Motlop returns to a Wanderers side seeking its eighth win in nine starts
Despite acknowledging the enormous task his $151 roughie Mankind faces in the Winterbottom Stakes, Ballantyne is excited to be a part of Perth’s premier sprint.
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