John Longmire has urged the AFL to invest more time, money and energy into growing the game, warning that cuts will hurt the next generation as the sport reaches a critical point in Sydney.
Commit violence against women and lose your right to play the sport you love. It’s that simple.
Most would shy away from a comparison with one of the game’s all-time greats, but Gemma Houghton embraces it.
The West Australian Football Commission has promised to review their policies surrounding players who are involved in domestic violence as two offenders attempt to return to the WAFL this season.
Only two AFL players were paid more than $1 million in 2020; despite Newscorp figures showing seven players - including Nat Fyfe and Jeremy McGovern - were estimated to hit the magical mark.
The disgraced Swan has opened up about the dark times that saw him nearly give up on footy following a pair of off-field incidents, with the teenager desperate for a second chance at AFL level.
Jordan McArdle and Mark Readings
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Elijah Taylor will on Monday join the Perth’s main training group for the first time since indicating he wants to play for his original WAFL club in 2021.
Nathan Vardy was lying in a hospital bed with his leg split wide open. His hopes of pushing for a game in tatters, his contract about to expire and the future of his expanding family uncertain.
Dustin Martin’s manager says the Richmond star wants to be Australia’s answer to Tom Brady, fuelling speculation he could land in Sydney on a long-term deal after his current contract.
New year, new club, same Logan McDonald. The prized WA draftee’s brilliant goal-kicking form has continued, this time in a Sydney Swans intra-club hit-out.
Sydney coach John Longmire declaring the club won’t let the injury- plagued superstar play until they are confident he can back up.
Western Australian number four draft pick Logan McDonald is making an early impression on John Longmire, the 18-year-old’s work rate catching the eye of the Sydney coach this preseason.
Would former West Coast speedster Lewis Jetta be a good fit at Hawthorn? Western Bulldogs great Bob Murphy thinks so.
Sydney coach John Longmire has confirmed AFL superstar Lance Franklin suffered another injury setback last week.
Axed AFL forward Elijah Taylor will look to re-ignite his stalled football career where it all began.
Former West Coast midfielder Koby Stevens, who was forced into an early retirement at the age of 27, says players are manipulating the league’s concussion protocols.
Glen Jakovich, who himself was an 18-year-old when he debuted for West Coast back in 1991, believes current draftees are not “physically and mentally ready” for the demands of AFL.
West Coast and Fremantle’s playing lists may be full, but there’s still 11 clubs searching for their next addition... and Alec Waterman could be in luck!
It’s been a remarkable year given the worldwide pandemic, but Aussie sport fans still got to see plenty of remarkable feats in 2020.
Elijah Taylor is plotting an AFL return and is prepared to switch states to make it happen after a controversy-plagued stint with Sydney.
An ex-AFL player’s fight for a $21 refund has cost him $10,000 after a tribunal found he defamed the seller by calling her a “thief” on Facebook.
Twenty-two West Aussies’ AFL journeys ended after the completion of the 2020 season, some by their own choice while others were cut. Here’s where they will end up in 2021.
One 2020 finalist will have to pull everything out to be back there next year while a recent premier couldn’t have asked for a better fixture. SEE WHO YOUR CLUB PLAYS TWICE
Al Paton and Catherine Healey
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