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Fri 17 Jul 2020

Where AFL legends think the Grand Final should be played

Premium Content Where AFL legends think the Grand Final should be played

Virus-plagued Victoria is in no state to host the 2020 Grand Final, and it’s not just parochial Victorians who think so.

‘Huge gamble’: AFL crowd causes panic

‘Huge gamble’: AFL crowd causes panic

Western Australia welcomed the largest gathering since the COVID-19 pandemic began despite desperate pleas from its doctors and nurses.

Thu 16 Jul 2020

Sick wife-sharing slur adds to toxic footy camp fallout

Premium Content Sick wife-sharing slur adds to toxic footy camp fallout

Sordid details have emerged about the toxic camp that instead of pushing the Adelaide Crows to a Grand final, has pushed them into AFL oblivion.

Revealed: AFL’s plan for 19 consecutive days of footy

Premium Content Revealed: AFL’s plan for 19 consecutive days of footy

It is the bold plan to have the season finished by mid-October. Can the AFL really pack four rounds of footy in just 19 days? This is how they will do it.

$40 million hubs: Cost of AFL upheaval revealed

Premium Content $40 million hubs: Cost of AFL upheaval revealed

With the AFL season set to play out in Queensland for at least the next 10 weeks, the eye-watering cost of keeping clubs in their hubs has been detailed.

Wed 15 Jul 2020

How Queensland will become an AFL state

Premium Content How Queensland will become an AFL state

Details have emerged on how the AFL competition will work when it relocates to Queensland, as Supercars teams follow suit and the NRL and A-League weigh a similar...

'All hail the woman who saved AFL season'

Premium Content 'All hail the woman who saved AFL season'

Queensland Premier Annastacia Palaszczuk put up her hand and saved the AFL season, Mark Robinson writes.

AFL to move 100s of players and more games to Qld

Premium Content AFL to move 100s of players and more games to Qld

The AFL will move hundreds of players and officials to Queensland as the COVID outbreak in Victoria worsens with Premier Annastacia Palaszczuk insisting the state could...

Is 26 games enough to captain an AFL club?

Premium Content Is 26 games enough to captain an AFL club?

Tom Doedee is just 23 and in his first year in Adelaide’s leadership group. He has oozed maturity and class every step of his football journey.

Footy under threat, but Swans still want 10k at SCG

Premium Content Footy under threat, but Swans still want 10k at SCG

As the NSW coronavirus crisis deepens, Sydney still wants to face the Gold Coast Suns in front of the biggest AFL crowd since footy resumed,

Mon 13 Jul 2020

Footy star’s terror: ‘He pulled out a shotgun and started yelling’

Premium Content Footy star’s terror: ‘He pulled out a shotgun and started...

A Gold Coast footballer brought up a milestone but it’s what happened before the first game that is the real story.

Sun 12 Jul 2020

AFL season opener a tense grand final rematch

Premium Content AFL season opener a tense grand final rematch

Wide Bay AFL has returned with Bay Power and Hervey Bay Bombers facing off in a grand final rematch

Sat 11 Jul 2020

‘Lazy and unfit’ star’s baller move

‘Lazy and unfit’ star’s baller move

Adelaide ruckman Reilly O’Brien was made to pay big time after an accidental tweet through the week about his superstar opponent.

GALLERY: Grand final rematch kicks off Wide Bay AFL season

Premium Content GALLERY: Grand final rematch kicks off Wide Bay AFL season

Relive the first round of the 2020 Wide Bay AFL season with these grand final rematch photos.

Seven star rips colleague live on air

Seven star rips colleague live on air

AFL commentator Brian Taylor turned on his Channel 7 stablemate during a heated exchange on live TV before last night’s game.

Prams, poker and unicorns: What AFL hub life is really like

Premium Content Prams, poker and unicorns: What AFL hub life is really like

This is AFL hub life in the strange world of COVID-19.

Fri 10 Jul 2020

Cats’ glimmer of hope Ablett could play on

Premium Content Cats’ glimmer of hope Ablett could play on

Gary Ablett and Patrick Dangerfield were the stars as Geelong turned the game on its head with an incredible third quarter barrage to stun Brisbane.

Newman wages sad war on footy journo

Newman wages sad war on footy journo

After his controversial exit from Channel 9, AFL identity Sam Newman appears intent on taking a veteran journo down with him.

How the Sunshine State saved footy

Premium Content How the Sunshine State saved footy

Victoria’s coronavirus crisis caused chaos across professional sport and left the immediate future of the AFL — and Melbourne Storm — on a knife’s edge. Enter footy’s...

Thu 9 Jul 2020

That's awkward! Eddie shuns legend in live freeze out

That's awkward! Eddie shuns legend in live freeze out

Eddie McGuire and footy legend Jonathan Brown have struggled through an incredibly awkward live TV incident filled with painful silence.

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