AFL’s warning: watch your tackles

PROTECTING players going for the ball will again be at the forefront this season, with the AFL telling umpires to be more stringent in the upcoming NAB Challenge.

Cloke dropped as Pies leader, Adams in

EXPERIENCED pair Travis Cloke and Tyson Goldsack have been demoted from Collingwood’s leadership group.

The Jack always ahead of the pack

NORTH Melbourne has anointed Jack Ziebell as its sole vice-captain for 2016. It’s a big task at only 24, but one that continues the Ziebell story.

Kangaroos retain Swallow as skipper

NORTH Melbourne coach Brad Scott says Andrew Swallow was as a “clear stand-out” to captain the club this season, with Jack Ziebell the sole vice-captain.

What would it take to snare Jaeger?

LIST expert Chris Pelchen believes clubs will offer Gold Coast’s Jaeger O’Meara 10-year deals in a bid to lure the 2013 Rising Star to Victoria.

Jamar joins Bombers in the big wet

IT might have been pouring rain but that didn’t stop Essendon’s newest “top-up” from joining his teammates in his first official training session as a Bomber.

New Clarko contract could be imminent

ALASTAIR Clarkson could sign a contract extension with Hawthorn as early as this year, with the Hawks confident he’ll shun potential offers from rival clubs.

Dixon sidelined after undergoing knee surgery

PORT Adelaide’s major recruit — Charlie Dixon — will have limited chances to establish his routine in the Power attack after knee surgery on Tuesday morning.

Bombers weigh up appeal bid

PLAYERS hit with doping bans last month have one week to decide whether to launch a last-ditch appeal to a Swiss court.

Crows utility working towards full fitness

VERSATILE Adelaide player Ricky Henderson is confident he will be fit in time for the early part of the season.

Port’s gun Gray — and it’s not Robbie

SAM Gray has always played second fiddle to his namesake at Port Adelaide. But he looms as the next Gray at the Power to give coaches headaches.

Hawks’ president resigns, effective immediately

HAWTHORN president Andrew Newbold has tendered his resignation, effective immediately, after five years at the helm.

Gillon won’t make final call on Port top-ups

AFL boss Gillon McLachlan will meet Port Adelaide in Adelaide this afternoon as the deadline for all league clubs to react to the Power’s wish for “top-up” players closes at 5pm.

Green light on Heppell’s car gig

BANNED Essendon star Dyson Heppell has been given the all-clear over an appearance at a car dealership last night.

Ruckman Jamar joins Dons as top-up

ESSENDON has convinced part-time ruck coach Mark Jamar to make a return to the playing arena as a top-up player for season 2016.

Crack legal team in Bomber compo bid

PLAYER agent Peter Jess has assembled a team of lawyers that he hopes can keep banned Essendon players seeking compensation out of the courts.

Make a call: Healy blasts indecisive AFL

BROWNLOW medallist Gerard Healy has blasted the AFL for failing to provide clubs affected by the Essendon guilty verdict with a timely answer on top-up replacements.

Vic clubs allocated zones for new academies

NEW club-branded academies will be set up at Victorian clubs, who will be able to foster indigenous and multicultural talent from designated zones.

Kangas retain Swallow as skipper

ANDREW Swallow will captain North Melbourne for the 2016 AFL season, with Jack Ziebell to be the sole vice-captain.

Why 2016 will be kinder to coaches

THE revolving door on AFL coaches may finally come to a standstill this year, with only a handful out of contract at the end of the season.

AFL discards: Where are they now?

BRIAN Lake is just one of many retired or delisted AFL players in 2015 who found a new football home in the state leagues of local football this season.

‘He’s as good as I’ve seen’: Rockliff

BRISBANE captain Tom Rockliff has backed contract extensions for young recruit Josh Schache and coach Justin Leppitsch.

Maasai Warriors ready to rock the SCG

THERE have been plenty of sporting teams perform on the SCG over the years but few could match the energy and visual impact of the Maasai Warriors.

Why young Swans must spread wings

THE Swans lost 700 games of experience in the latest off season. But it’s not all bad news for the Bloods, with a number of young stars waiting in the wings.

‘It was the best thing for me’: Fev

BRENDAN Fevola’s honest campfire confession has been welcomed by his former Brisbane Lions teammate and skipper Jonathan Brown.

Cat Stanley eyes NAB Challenge return

GEELONG ruckman Rhys Stanley is confident he will squeeze in some NAB Challenge footy as he reaches the end of a long rehab from a serious foot injury.

US nurse with AFL dream

TWO years ago, Katie Klatt hadn’t even heard of AFL. But now the nurse from Sacramento is coming to Australia to try her hand at an AFL career.

50 club: Youngsters ready to graduate

MEET the AFL’s young players on the verge of reaching the 50-game milestone and graduating from good to gun.

Fyfe returns, impresses in track return

BROWNLOW Medallist Nat Fyfe has made a strong, seamless return to the training track in a sign the Fremantle superstar is approaching full fitness.

Jamar expected to join Dons as top-up

ESSENDON has convinced part-time ruck coach Mark Jamar to make a return to the playing arena as a top-up player for season 2016.

1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 Next
© 2009 AFLFooty. All Rights Reserved.
'AFLFooty' is associated exclusively with this Site and is not associated in any way with the AFL or any of the AFL clubs. All trademarks, logos, and images are the property of their respective and rightful owners. Team stats on this website are sourced from the official AFL statistics. We take great care in ensuring the accuracy of the information that appears on this Site, although we cannot be held responsible for any errors that may occur. This site contains links to other Internet sites only for the convenience of World Wide Web users. AFLFooty is not responsible for the availability or content of these external sites, nor does AFLFooty endorse, warrant or guarantee the products, services or information described or offered at these other Internet sites. If we have not credited your work or have made any oversights, please contact us and we will do everything in our power to remedy any inconvenience caused.