The nuclear solution to fix ugly footy

BROWNLOW medallist Gerard Healy believes the AFL commission must consider implementing zones to alleviate congestion and return the icons to footy.

Hawks margin key to hopes

AS a student of foreign football codes, Alastair Clarkson knows to run up the score late on an NFL opponent is a sign of gross disrespect.

Star AFL track watcher to find next Recruit

EX-HAWTHORN recruiter Gary Buckenara has a new job — talent-spotter for Foxtel’s The Recruit.

Goodes out of Crows clash, given leave

ADAM Goodes will miss this weekend’s clash with the Crows due to the ongoing issue regarding booing and racism, the Swans have announced.

Why FIFA 16 has the AFL rattled

THE biggest battlefield for hearts and minds of new fans isn’t on-field for the AFL — it’s virtual. So why can’t footy compete with games like FIFA?

Scott: This is the end of the boos

GEELONG coach Chris Scott wants his supporters to show leadership on the Adam Goodes booing when the Swans visit Simonds Stadium.

Alan Jones unleashes on Goodes

SHOCK jock Alan Jones has ripped into Adam Goodes, levelling some of the harshest criticism yet at the Sydney Swans star.

Congestion: Footy’s 104-year problem

AN article published in July 1911 depicted how congestion was once ruining the “excellence and remarkable popularity” of the game.

Tick or Cross: recent rule changes

THERE have been 50 rule changes and only four rule change-free seasons since 1990. We give a tick or cross to the AFL’s major changes.

Why fans have AFL footy by the throat

AFL football is at the mercy of fans and only an attitude change will rid the game of persistent booing. HAVE YOUR SAY.

Hey Blues, want John Barker? Prove it

IF Carlton’s players want John Barker to remain coach on a full-time basis, then they must begin acting like it.

Is it a Devine right to boo Goodes?

MIRANDA Devine says Adam Goodes has only himself to blame when the crowd boo him, Richard Hinds says those that boo are fools. Who is right?

Fyfe ruled out for Giants match

FREMANTLE coach Ross Lyon has ruled out raging Brownlow Medal favourite Nat Fyfe for Sunday’s match against GWS Giants.

Goodes booing “extreme case of bullying”

BRENDON Goddard says that the AFL players agree that the booing of Adam Goodes is racist and, if nothing else, “an extreme case of bullying”.

AFL needs dramatic rotation cull

THE AFL’s leading consultant on game style says only a reduction to interchange as low as 20 rotations will fix football’s congestion crisis.

King’s key for the flag contenders

NORTH Melbourne champion David King says that the premiership contenders have to consider health over anything else in the final month of the season.

Goodes urged to stay on and play on

ADAM Goodes has been urged to continue playing AFL and defy the racially charged booing that has reportedly left him considering his future in the game.

FFA Cup player axed for shocking Goodes slur

A former A-League goalkeeper has been stood down from Wednesday night’s FFA Cup action after posting a Tweet calling for Adam Goodes to be “deported”.

‘Deport’ Goodes, says ex A-League player

A former A-League player has called for Adam Goodes to be deported for being ‘un-Australian” while shock jock Alan Jones has also ripped into Adam Goodes.

Best redheads of the modern era

SO many carrot tops and ginger ninjas have graced the field over the years and yet their contribution remains largely undervalued.

US prospects chase AFL dream

WHEN American Jalen Carethers saw Dustin Martin give one of his teammates the don’t-argue at training, he knew the sport was for him.

What AFL players think of Goodes

THE opinion industry may be divided on the Adam Goodes booing controversy, but AFL players aren’t.

Banned Pies issued infraction notices

COLLINGWOOD pair Josh Thomas and Lachie Keeffe have finally been issued infraction notices after failing doping test earlier this year.

Brown and Lever clash heads at training

LUKE Brown is expected to be available for Saturday’s crucial clash with Sydney at the SCG despite leaving the training track today following a head knock.

Would a free kick stop the boos?

COLLEGE basketball could hold the key to stopping Adam Goodes getting booed. Or would a player walk-off get fans’ attention? Have your say!

Where’s the Matt Priddis love?

HE’S put under more pressure than anyone in the AFL and barely makes a mistake. Why you should be backing Matt Priddis for another Brownlow.

Massive radio spat over Goodes

AFL legend Dermott Brereton has gone head to head with a Sydney journo in a radio skirmish, and he’s threatening to sue.

Mick: I’ve got a passion to coach again

MICK Malthouse says he wants to coach again, not ruling out the possibility of a move to Adelaide to feed his passion for the job.

Why are they booing uncle?

ADAM Goodes’ best mate Michael O’Loughlin has been biting his tongue for almost two years but now he’s choosing to speak out.

The Adam Goodes free kick myth

PEOPLE who don’t like the way Adam Goodes plays stop booing him because as of this weekend you will be tarred with the same brush as the racists.

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