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AFL preview panel, finals week three

A preview panel of the third week in the AFL finals.

Crows recall Otten, Cats name Nakia in AFL    

Adelaide have recalled Andy Otten to replace Mitch McGovern for their AFL preliminary final clash with Geelong, who have made two unforced changes.

Crows’ McGovern out of Cats’ AFL final

Mitch McGovern of the crows takes a mark during  a round 23 AFL match against the West Coast Eagles. August 27, 2017.

According to coach Don Pyke Crows’ Mitch McGovern will miss the Preliminary final against Geelong on Friday Night due to hamstring soreness but is hopeful of a grand final recall should Adelaide win through.

Tiger Army's boos won't decide final: GWS    

Greater Western Sydney co-captain Callan Ward says a parochial crowd of Richmond supporters won't affect the way his side tackles their AFL preliminary final.

Smith in good spirits after season ending injury

Brodie Smith of the Crows walks from the field with a suspected knee injury during their Qualifying Final match against GWS.  September 7, 2017

Adelaide defender Brodie Smith’ s attitude towards his recent season ending injury has been lauded by Crows’ coach Don Pyke.

Crows aim to capitalise on AFL lessons    

Adelaide AFL coach Don Pyke says their shock draw with Collingwood two months ago taught them valuable lessons about managing an extended break.

Adelaide Crows laud injured Smith's spirit    

Injured Adelaide defender Brodie Smith has been stoic since suffering a season-ending knee injury, Crows coach Don Pyke says.

Crows not disrespecting anthem: Don Pyke    

Adelaide coach Don Pyke says he and his AFL players aren't disrespecting the national anthem by adopting their much-talked about stance and stare.

Dangerfield out to shush Adelaide Crow-val    

Patrick Dangerfield says Geelong's preliminary final with former club Adelaide is the biggest AFL match of his career.

Crows rule out McGovern for Cats AFL final    

Adelaide coach Don Pyke is hopeful that if they win through to the grand final, Mitch McGovern will be available.

Adelaide's recent AFL prelim final losses

The Adelaide Crows have lost four preliminary finals since winning the 1998 AFL premiership.

Crows unlikely to risk McGovern in AFL    

Andy Otten or Wayne Milera could return for Adelaide, while Geelong are considering a big selection gamble.

Crows decide against McGovern risk in AFL    

Andy Otten or Wayne Milera could return for Adelaide their AFL preliminary final, while Geelong are considering a big selection gamble.

Key match-ups in Crows-Cats AFL final

Key match-ups in Friday night's AFL preliminary final between Adelaide and Geelong.

Tiger roar gives huge AFL boost: Edwards    

Shane Edwards says the feral roar of long-suffering Richmond fans is a huge advantage for the AFL club in their preliminary final.

Colbert non-screamer cruelled Cats in AFL

Who knows what might have happened had Leigh Colbert been awarded that mark in the 1997 Adelaide-Geelong semi-final.

Johnson will help GWS walk taller: Davis    

Greater Western Sydney co-captain Phil Davis has all but guaranteed Steve Johnson will run out in Saturday's AFL preliminary final against Richmond.

Crowd may backfire on Richmond: Bomber    

Two-time premiership winning coach Mark Thompson says the huge crowd may backfire on Richmond in Saturday's AFL preliminary final at the MCG.

Bring on the Tiger army, says Taranto    

Greater Western Sydney AFL young gun Tim Taranto is determined to embrace the challenge of dealing with a hostile massively pro-Richmond crowd on Saturday.

Tigers balance AFL and VFL demands

Former Geelong coach and Hawthorn legend Gary Ayres says Port Melbourne will be up against it to beat Richmond in Sunday's VFL grand final.

Aussies ready for women's day-night Test

Australia's stand-in skipper Rachael Haynes says her side won't be caught unawares by the challenges of the pink ball in a day-night Ashes Test.

Jamison hits out at Carlton on marriage    

AFL club Carlton has released a statement falling short of endorsing the campaign on marriage equality.

Giants ready to put heat on Tigers

Greater Western Sydney are confident they can handle Richmond's renowned pressure and return fire in Saturday's AFL preliminary final at the MCG.

Dangerfield and Martin, an odd AFL couple    

Patrick Dangerfield and Dustin Martin share many traits on the AFL playing fields, but are chalk and cheese off-field.

Eagles pair go round again in AFL    

West Coast have signed up veterans Mark LeCras and Eric Mackenzie on further one-year AFL deals.

Scott unfussed by Crows' AFL anthem ploy    

The Geelong coach says there's a very good reason why he doesn't sing the national anthem when the teams line up before finals matches.

Tiger reserves driving AFL dream    

Richmond reserves coach Craig McRae believes his VFL grand finalists are helping inspire the club's AFL run.

Dangerfield to mix his roles in AFL final    

Geelong coach Chris Scott says two days out from their AFL preliminary final against Adelaide, Patrick Dangerfield knows where he will start.

Crows buck AFL system with draft steals

The Adelaide Crows have bucked the AFL system to become flag favourites with a playing list featuring shrewd draft steals.

Murphy critical of Stringer's work ethic    

Western Bulldogs forward Jake Stringer is "not yet a fanatic for the daily grind", according to his retired AFL captain Bob Murphy.

GWS Giants test fitness of veteran pair    

Greater Western Sydney veterans Steve Johnson and Brett Deledio have been given 30 minutes to show they are fit to play in Saturday's AFL preliminary final.

Suns, Evans will get it right: McLachlan    

AFL boss Gillon McLachlan has backed former employee Mark Evans to appoint the best coach available for the Gold Coast.

GWS finals tilt a labour of love for Lobb    

Greater Western Sydney ruckman Rory Lobb says AFL is a much harder profession than labouring, something he did after leaving school at age 14.

Giants put AFL premierships before cash    

Newly re-signed Greater Western Sydney star Josh Kelly has placed more value on winning an AFL premiership than money, his agent says.

Bombers keen to add lost Bulldog Stringer    

Essendon are keen to give Western Bulldogs forward Jake Stringer a new AFL home.

GWS out to stop AFL match-winner Martin    

Greater Western Sydney must find a way to negate Richmond's match-winner Dustin Martin if they are to prevail in their AFL preliminary final.

Crows may put 'The Glove' on Dangerfield    

Adelaide defender Luke Brown could stand Geelong's Patrick Dangerfield if the Cat star lines up in attack in Friday night's AFL preliminary final.

D-day looms for Ablett call on AFL future    

Gold Coast, Geelong or AFL retirement? Gary Ablett's manager Liam Pickering says all three remain realistic options for his star client.

AFLW Dockers to play at new Perth Stadium    

The Fremantle Dockers Women's team will play at the new Perth Stadium on February 10 and the game is expected to smash the attendance record for an AFLW match.

Silence Tiger Army in AFL final: Deledio    

Greater Western Sydney's Brett Deledio had been a fan favourite at Richmond for 12 seasons, but he's out to break Tigers' hearts in their AFL preliminary final.

Tom Bugg hopeful of reviving AFL career    

Melbourne forward Tom Bugg has opened up about his AFL ban for a shocking behind-play hit on Sydney's Callum Mills.

No blame game for Stringer on AFL exit    

The Western Bulldogs have effectively shown Jake Stringer the door, but the 23-year-old is intent on leaving Whitten Oval on good terms.

Tigers' MCG record cause for confidence    

Richmond defender David Astbury says the Tigers are taking confidence from their imposing MCG record ahead of their AFL preliminary final.

Tuohy revelling in AFL finals atmosphere    

Geelong defender Zach Tuohy is revelling in the atmosphere of the AFL finals.

Demons AFL leaders frustrated with Watts    

Melbourne captain Nathan Jones has expressed frustration with forward Jack Watts' inconsistent AFL form.

Hinkley re-signs as Port Adelaide coach    

Ken Hinkley has signed a three-year contract extension to coach AFL club Port Adelaide.

First MCG final thrills Giants AFL side

Greater Western Sydney will achieve another club goal when they play their first AFL finals match at the MCG, where they have won just one of 12 games.

Clarkson rules out Hawks bid for Stringer    

Hawthorn won't be doing much during this year's AFL trade period with coach Alastair Clarkson ruling out a move for Jake Stringer.

Tiger greats already focused on GF glory

Richmond royalty Tony Jewell and Dale Weightman are bullish about the Tigers' AFL premiership prospects.

Cats aren't in gastro lockdown after all    

Geelong defender Tom Stewart misled reporters when he said he was battling a bout of illness, four days out from the AFL preliminary final against Adelaide.

Tiger Army mobilises for GWS prelim clash

Richmond fans are expected to make up the vast majority of a predicted 90,000-strong crowd for Saturday's AFL preliminary final against GWS.

Giants AFL list in good shape    

Greater Western Sydney CEO David Matthews doesn't expect his club will have to deal with the level of speculation in 2018 that surrounded Josh Kelly this year.

Crow McGovern on the fence for Friday’s AFL final

Mitch McGovern of the Crows marks the ball during their round 23 AFL match against the West Coast Eagles August 27, 2017

Crows’ Mitch McGovern is unlikely to play in their preliminary final against Geelong on Friday due to a hamstring strain.

Media circus makes AFL stars laugh    

GWS's Josh Kelly says he and fellow in-demand AFL star Dustin Martin have already shared a laugh about the 'media circus' that has followed them.

I'm staying as Port coach    

Ken Hinkley says he'll remain as coach of Port Adelaide next season and hopes to soon sign a contract extension with the AFL club.

Giants get their man as Kelly re-signs    

Greater Western Sydney star Josh Kelly has turned down big-money offers from rival AFL clubs to re-sign with the Giants for two years.

Josh Kelly to stay on with GWS for the next two years

Josh Kelly of the Giants celebrates a goal during their round 20 AFL match against the Melbourne Demons August 5, 2017

GWS star Josh Kelly has re-signed with the club for two years turning down lucrative offers from rival AFL clubs.

Dangerfield sledge is just banter: Crows    

Adelaide assistant coach David Teague says forward Josh Jenkins' sledge at Geelong superstar Patrick Dangerfield is only banter between friends.

Crow McGovern unlikely to play AFL final    

Adelaide's Mitch McGovern is unlikely to play against Geelong in Friday night's AFL preliminary final because of a hamstring strain.

Josh Kelly re-signs with Giants in AFL    

Greater Western Sydney star Josh Kelly has turned down big-money offers from rival AFL clubs to re-sign with the Giants for two years.

Illness hits Cats ahead of AFL final    

Geelong defender Tom Stewart is battling a bout of illness, four days out from the AFL preliminary final against Adelaide.

AFL Eagles looking to get fitter for 2018    

Better fitness is one of the key goals for a West Coast Eagles AFL squad which will move forward with a younger list after the retirement of four veterans.

Hinkley to speak amid ongoing AFL intrigue    

Port Adelaide coach Ken Hinkley will talk on Adelaide radio station 5AA, his first public comments in a week.

Crows could lose McGovern for AFL final    

While Adelaide remain favourites for their home preliminary final, they are having a rocky run with injuries.

Cats' master AFL tactic could be a Danger    

The question of where Patrick Dangerfield plays will be the biggest talking point in preliminary final week.

Port's Krakouer involved in taxi incident    

Port Adelaide player Nathan Krakouer is in trouble for damaging a taxi on Saturday night.

Cotchin leading with blue-collar AFL ethic    

Richmond's Josh Caddy says the numbers might not show it but Tigers captain Trent Cotchin is having a career-best year.

Dangerfield, Deledio to face familiar foes    

Geelong's tactical masterstroke on Friday night means Patrick Dangerfield will be the No.1 story of AFL preliminary finals week.

Cats to test Stewart ahead of AFL final    

Geelong reported more good news on Sunday, with young defender Tom Stewart cleared of serious injury.

Giants' Stevie J not fazed by AFL critics    

Veteran forward Steve Johnson says Greater Western Sydney should adopt the mindset of favourites for Saturday's AFL preliminary final against Richmond.

Hinkley's AFL future at Port still clouded    

Ken Hinkley's local radio interview on Monday will attract plenty of interest, with Port Adelaide warning Gold Coast to stop trying to poach their coach.

What happened in the AFL semi-finals

A snapshot of the weekend's action in the AFL semi-finals, with wins to Geelong and Greater Western Sydney.

Eagle LeCras urged to knuckle down in AFL    

West Coast forward Mark LeCras may have done enough to earn a new contract after producing several strong displays in the tail-end of the season.

Crows hit with McGovern AFL injury scare    

Adelaide forward Mitch McGovern will have more medical tests after reporting hamstring soreness, ahead of the Crows' AFL preliminary final.

Giants go from small to huge AFL crowds

Greater Western Sydney are expected to go from hosting the smallest VFL-AFL finals crowd in 101 years to playing in front of their biggest live audience.

Crows' McGovern under injury cloud    

Adelaide forward Mitch McGovern will have more medical tests after reporting hamstring soreness.

AFL Giant emerges from Mumford's shadow    

Greater Western Sydney's Rory Lobb has proved a point in his second game as a first-choice AFL ruckman after being monstered in his first one.

Deledio ready to confront former AFL club    

Greater Western Sydney's Brett Deledio played for Richmond in 243 AFL games but the upcoming preliminary final will be the first time he plays against them.

Emotional Eagles farewell retired AFL guns    

West Coast have farewelled retiring veterans Matt Priddis, Sam Mitchell and Drew Petrie after an AFL semi-final loss to Greater Western Sydney.

Kelly dreaming of AFL flag with the Crows    

Adelaide defender Jake Kelly says he thinks about winning an AFL premiership every day.

Stevie J bags best AFL haul for six years    

Greater Western Sydney veteran Steve Johnson has talked up the state of his troublesome knee after kicking six goals in the Giants semi-final win.

How the AFL preliminary finals shape up

Adelaide host Geelong and Richmond will play Greater Western Sydney at the MCG in the second-last weekend of the AFL season.

Snapshot of Giants' AFL semi-final win

A snapshot of the Greater Western Sydney-West Coast AFL semi-final at Spotless Stadium.

Giants giant Lobb rises to AFL challenge    

Rory Lobb has handled the challenge of being first-choice ruckman for GWS with a personal-best hitout tally in their AFL semi-final win over the Eagles.

Stevie J stars, GWS storm into AFL prelim    

Greater Western Sydney have recorded a 67-point win over West Coast in their AFL semi-final, with Steve Johnson kicking six goals at Spotless Stadium.

AFL boss takes cheeky dig at Tigers buzz    

AFL CEO Gillon McLachlan has reminded the increasingly confident Richmond fans the Tigers still have some work to do to end a 37-year premiership drought.

Scott had tough message after AFL loss    

Geelong midfielder Mitch Duncan says coach Chris Scott did not mince his words two days after their qualifying final loss to Richmond

We did it for Domsy, says Cats AFL star    

Harry Taylor and the other Geelong defenders were determined that fellow backman Tom Lonergan should play again in the AFL.

Stewart likely to be fit for AFL prelim    

The young Geelong defender was sidelined by hamstring tightness not long after producing the play of the match against Sydney.

Selwood and Cats return to their AFL best    

Geelong captain Joel Selwood says there were no tricks about the turnaround in the Cats form against Sydney after their poor qualifying final loss to Richmond.

Double-danger as Cats' AFL ploy pays off    

Patrick Dangerfield's best-afield performance against Sydney gives his old club Adelaide plenty to think about ahead of their preliminary final.

Scott downplays Cats' AFL flag credentials    

The Geelong coach says they are not a basket case when they lose, nor are they superstars when they win.

Stunned Swans skipper looking for answers    

Sydney skipper Josh Kennedy was left stunned by Geelong's semi-final onslaught.

Surging Swans finally run out of puff    

Sydney's AFL season came to an end with a 59-point semi-final loss to Geelong at the MCG on Friday night.

GWS hope for heaving crowd in AFL final    

Greater Western Sydney's Heath Shaw and Jacob Hopper say their AFL side are starting to enjoy the benefits of home-ground advantage at Spotless Stadium.

Buddy's dark night the story of Swans exit    

Sydney superstar Lance Franklin had a quiet night as the Swans' AFL season ended with a 59-point semi-final loss to Geelong.

Snapshot of Geelong's AFL semi-final win

A snapshot of the Geelong-Sydney AFL semi-final at the MCG.

GWS’ injuries are not a cause for concern: Shiel

Dylan Shiel of the Giants kicks the ball during their First Qualifying Final match against the Adelaide Crows. September 7, 2017

After adapting without key players throughout an injury-marred AFL season GWS should not consider injuries a concern in their upcoming semi-final and they should roll with the punches easily at the game according to midfielder Dylan Shiel.

Cats stun Swans, blow AFL finals wide open    

Geelong are into a preliminary final after they scored a 59-point AFL semi-final win over Sydney at the MCG.

Stevie J, Deledio to the fore in AFL final    

Greater Western Sydney old hands Steve Johnson and Brett Deledio have a point to prove in their AFL side's home semi-final against West Coast.

Franklin a major threat to the Cats: Goldsack

Lance Franklin of the Swans handles the ball during the Second Elimination Final match against the Essendon Bombers September 9, 2017

Sydney’s top player Lance Franklin will be a main factor in their AFL semi-final clash against Geelong on Friday.

Crows look for an internal reshuffle to replace injured Smith

Brodie Smith of the Crows walks from the field at half time with a possible knee injury at the first Qualifying Final against GWS. September 7, 2017

Adelaide will look to reshuffle their line-up to cater to the unfortunate void created by back-man Brodie Smith’s injury rather than promoting a newcomer to cover the loss.

Vardy emerges as AFL Eagles' ruck saviour    

Nathan Vardy has reinvented himself as a ruckman in his first AFL season at West Coast, impressing Dean Cox and many others at the club.

Port warn Suns to stay away from Hinkley    

Port Adelaide have told Gold Coast that coach Ken Hinkley won't be leaving the South Australian AFL club.

Tigers confident on finals play: Grimes

Richmond Tigers’ players attend a training session at Punt Road Oval on September 15, 2017.

According to Richmond defender Dylan Grimes, the Tigers are more in tune with playing the AFL finals compared to previous years, handling the pressure better.

Key match-ups in Giants-Eagles AFL final

Three key match-ups in the Greater Western Sydney-West Coast AFL semi-final.

Bombers AFL veteran Heath Hocking delisted    

Veteran Essendon midfielder Heath Hocking has been told he will not be offered an AFL contract for 2018.

Scott undeterred by Kangaroos trade bombs    

North Melbourne have missed out on Dustin Martin and aren't likely to land Josh Kelly either but coach Brad Scott says they'll come again for AFL stars.

Tigers no longer rattled by finals: Grimes    

Richmond defender Dylan Grimes says the Tigers are handling the pressure of playing in the AFL finals better than in previous years.

GWS plot downfall of AFL's intercept king    

Greater Western Sydney have plenty of hurdles to clear if they're to defeat West Coast but few are as imposing as the AFL's intercept king Jeremy McGovern.

Injured stars no excuse in AFL semi: GWS    

GWS have adapted without key personnel throughout an injury-marred AFL season, with Dylan Shiel saying injuries will be no excuse in their semi-final.

Grand final flop still haunts Eagle Yeo    

West Coast midfielder Elliot Yeo says his 2015 grand final flop still lingers in his memory, and he would love the chance to right those past wrongs.

Cats hope Menzel can add spark in attack    

Geelong have recalled Daniel Menzel to add some spark to their misfiring attack against Sydney in their AFL semi-final at the MCG.

Crows look within for Smith replacement    

Adelaide will shuffle their line-up to cover the heartbreak story of the AFL finals, injured backman Brodie Smith.

Shaw confident GWS can follow Swans effort    

Greater Western Sydney defender Heath Shaw is confident the Giants can emulate cross town rival Sydney's 2016 feat of rebounding from a first week finals loss.

Blazing Buddy an AFL defender's nightmare    

Sydney superstar Lance Franklin looms as a key factor in Friday night's AFL semi-final clash against Geelong at the MCG.

AFL preview panel, finals week two

A preview panel of the second week in the AFL finals.

Giants go back to Johnson for Eagles clash    

Greater Western Sydney veteran Steve Johnson was a key inclusion when teams for the weekend's AFL semi-finals were announced on Thursday.

Swans AFL coach keeps finals coming    

Sydney will play multiple finals games for the seventh time in as many seasons under coach John Longmire.

Bulldogs barking for marriage equality

AFL club Western Bulldogs are the latest sporting organisation to lend their support to marriage equality.

Captain Cotchin trying to settle Richmond    

Pressed on who he believes Richmond will face in their AFL preliminary final, Trent Cotchin has opted for GWS Giants.

Eagles’ coach mum on Nic Nat's AFL comeback.

Nic Naitanui of the Eagles continues his rehabilitation during a training session at the Domain Stadium September 4, 2017

Eagles’ Nic Naitanui looks an unlikely chance to make the semi-final against the GWS at the Spotless Stadium but coach Adam Simpson is keen on keeping GWS in suspense refusing to announce Naitanui’s availability until the penultimate hour.

No Nic Nat as Eagles look to conquer GWS    

West Coast ruckman Nic Naitanui wasn't part of the club's 26-man squad that flew out to Sydney on Thursday.

Depression 'widespread' in AFL: Fasolo    

Alex Fasolo has laid bare his battles with mental health issues, describing his darkest moments in a self-written piece.

Eagles coach coy on Nic Nat's AFL chances    

West Coast ruckman Nic Naitanui is a tiny chance to make his AFL return in the Eagles' semi-final against GWS at Spotless Stadium.

Buddy's backing band powering Swans    

Sydney's forward line has evolved greatly since last year's AFL grand final loss, with Lance Franklin far from the only threat confronting Geelong at the MCG.

Key match-ups in Cats-Swans AFL final

Three key match-ups in the Geelong-Sydney AFL semi-final

Cats Duncan chases another AFL grand final    

Mitch Duncan is one of just six members of Geelong's most-recent premiership team still at the club.

AFL favourite Crows defend Gold Coast trip    

Adelaide defender Daniel Talia says critics of the Crows' mid-finals camp on the Gold Coast are misguided.

Thompson wants Cats to show claws in AFL    

More than a decade after the Nick Davis game, Geelong are in another semi-final against Sydney and at the crossroads again.

Josh Kelly to re-sign with Giants: reports    

AFL midfielder Josh Kelly is believed to have decided on re-signing with Greater Western Sydney despite interest from rival clubs.

X-factors loom large in AFL selections    

Daniel Menzel is definitely back for Geelong and Steve Johnson is in the Greater Western Sydney mix after their teams' goal droughts in week one of the finals.

Swans laud McVeigh on joining AFL 300 club    

Jarrad McVeigh hopes to cap a momentous week in his career with an AFL semi-final win over Geelong in Melbourne.

Scott knows Cats need to start better    

Slow starts have been deadly to Geelong in recent AFL encounters with Sydney, their AFL semi-final opponents at the MCG.

Trengove’s AFL future at Port uncertain: Boak

Jackson Trengove of the Power evades a tackle and runs to kick a goal during their round 15 AFL clash against Richmond. July 1, 2017

According to Port Adelaide captain Travis Boak there is a high possibility of Jackson Trengove leaving the AFL club with the free agent weighing up offers from native Victoria after being dropped from Port’s lineup for the last month of the season.

Beveridge confirms AFL move for Stringer    

Provided the right AFL trade deal is struck, Jake Stringer will leave the Western Bulldogs.

Dockers re-sign Ballantyne in AFL for 2018    

Fremantle goalsneak Hayden Ballantyne was plagued by injuries this year but he hopes to have a better 2018 campaign.

Cats’ Menzel to make a comeback for Friday’s Semi

Daniel Menzel of the Cats competes for the ball during a round 23 AFL clash against the GWS. August 26, 2017.

Geelong are bound to recall Daniel Menzel for their winner- takes-all semifinal against Sydney on Friday.

Adelaide’s Sloane to make a comeback for the Preliminary final

Rory Sloane of the Crows runs with the ball during the round 20 AFL match against Port Adelaide August 6, 2017.

Adelaide’s Rory Sloane is back in full training after an emergency appendix surgery and is expected to represent the team in the upcoming preliminary final.

GWS mull over an AFL recall for Stevie J    

Greater Western Sydney coach Leon Cameron have given a ray of hope for Steve Johnson and Devon Smith to return for the AFL semi-final against West Coast.

Whitfield signs new AFL deal with GWS    

GWS have secured the signature of another in-demand young gun, with Lachie Whitfield to stay at the AFL club until at least the end of the 2020 season.

Menzel to return for Cats in AFL semi    

Geelong are certain to recall forward Daniel Menzel for their cut-throat AFL semi-final against Sydney.

Trengove AFL future at Port up in the air    

Port Adelaide captain Travis Boak says Jackson Trengove's future at the AFL club is up in the air.

McVeigh ready to go for Swans' AFL semi    

Sydney veteran Jarrad McVeigh is thrilled with the birth of his daughter Florence, likewise the timing of it before the Swans' AFL semi-final.

Crows star certain of prelim final return    

Adelaide's Rory Sloane has recovered from appendix surgery and declared himself a certain starter for the Crows' AFL preliminary final.

Tiger Martin the runaway AFLPA MVP winner    

Richmond's Dustin Martin took out the AFL Players' Association most valuable player award by a huge margin.

Eagles back LeCras to find finals form    

West Coast veteran Mark LeCras was quiet in last week's win over Port Adelaide, but teammates are backing him to produce the goods against GWS.

Martin claims maiden AFLPA MVP award    

Richmond superstar Dustin Martin has claimed his first AFL Players' Association most valuable player award.

GWS cautious against West Coast on Saturday

West Coast Eagles players participate in a training session at Domain Stadium on September 11, 2017

According to GWS young gun Jacob Hopper the eighth on the ladder West Coast will be one of the form sides in the tournament after they were expected to miss the AFL finals a week ago.

Dogs’ Boyd takes on Magpie coaching role

Matt Boyd of the Bulldogs plays with a football before warm up during their round 23 clash against Hawthorn. August 25, 2017.

Western Bulldogs’ premiership defender Matthew Boyd has joined the Magpies as an AFL Development coach after retiring at the end of the home and away season.

Demons axe former skipper Trengove in AFL    

Melbourne's Jack Trengove only managed seven games in the last four seasons, thanks to a serious foot injury.

In-demand Kelly an AFL semi-final threat    

The future of Greater Western Sydney young gun Josh Kelly is yet to be settled but don't expect that uncertainty to affect his performance in AFL finals.

Buddy fit, Swans mull change for AFL semi    

Lance Franklin is on track to face Geelong but Sydney coach John Longmire is still mulling a change to his side after their impressive elimination-final win.

Shuey free umpire dropped for AFL semis    

The AFL says umpire Chris Donlon's omission for the semi-finals is purely about numbers.

Bulldog Boyd joins Magpies as AFL coach    

Western Bulldogs premiership defender Matthew Boyd has made a quick transition to coaching.

Banged-up Buddy feeling fine: Sydney Swans    

Lance Franklin is on track to train, with the gun forward pulling up well after suffering a corked thigh in Sydney's last-start win over Essendon.

Tigers urged to embrace AFL finals hype    

Richmond coach Damien Hardwick is urging his players to embrace the AFL finals hype surrounding their club.

Naitanui in uphill battle to win selection    

West Coast ruckman Nic Naitanui faces an uphill battle to win selection for Saturday's semi-final against GWS.

GWS wary of AFL's 'form' side West Coast    

West Coast finished eighth on the AFL ladder but they will travel to Sydney as one of the AFL's form sides, according to GWS young gun Jacob Hopper.

Cats coach lashes Menzel axing rumours    

Geelong might have erred in dropping Dan Menzel, but he wasn't axed for disciplinary reasons, says Chris Scott.

Giants’ Mumford suspect for the Semi-finals.

GWS’ Shane Mumford challenges an Eagles’ player in a round 22 AFL game at Spotless Stadium. August 19,2017.

Greater Western Sydney ruckman Shane Mumford is fighting an ankle injury suffered at last week’s qualifying final loss to Adelaide and is doubtful for Saturday night’s Semi-final clash against West Coast.

Hawkins positive of a Cats’ upset against the Swans.

Joel Selwood of the Cats speaks to his players during the AFL second Qualifying match against Richmond. September 8, 2017

Geelong forward Tom Hawkins is adamant that the Cats could beat the hi-flying Swans on Friday in their winner- takes- all semifinal.

Pagan calls for AFL tough love at Giants    

Two-time North Melbourne premiership coach Denis Pagan is unimpressed with the Giants and says it's all between the ears now at Richmond.

American Pie signs new AFL deal    

American ruckman Mason Cox has signed a new AFL contract with Collingwood.

Shuey will be Eagles' next AFL captain: JK    

West Coast midfielder Luke Shuey has received widespread praise for kicking the match-winning goal after the final siren against Port Adelaide.

Mummy, Cameron to miss rest of AFL finals    

Greater Western Sydney will be without injured stars Shane Mumford and Jeremy Cameron for the rest of the AFL finals.

Griffen return would be inspirational: GWS    

Greater Western Sydney veteran Ryan Griffen's most recent AFL game was April 8 but he could make a long-awaited comeback in the club's home semi-final.

Fit-again Swans ruck set to fire in finals    

Fit-again ruckman Sam Naismith says he has full confidence in his body after a promising return in Sydney's big AFL final win over Essendon.

No MRP charges for AFL semi-final teams

The AFL's match review panel didn't lay any charges after it reviewed the first week of the finals series.

AFL semi-finals look set for small crowds

After bumper crowds in week one of the AFL finals, the contrast is likely to be stark this weekend.

Eagles' Mitchell angry at spit allegation    

West Coast AFL veteran Sam Mitchell insists he never directed spit towards Port Adelaide's Sam Gray.

Giants lose Cameron for rest of AFL finals    

Greater Western Sydney will be without Jeremy Cameron for the rest of the AFL finals, while the expansion club is sweating on an update on Shane Mumford.

AFL flag fancies Crows train on Gold Coast    

The Adelaide Crows are on the Gold Coast, with star midfielder Rory Sloane a certain inclusion for their AFL preliminary final.

Hawkins confident Cats can upset Swans

Geelong forward Tom Hawkins insists the Cats can keep their AFL season alive with a win over red-hot Sydney.

Port to offer coach Hinkley new AFL deal    

Port Adelaide president David Koch says he'll look to extend the contract of coach Ken Hinkley during the AFL off-season.

Giants star in fitness race to play Eagles    

Greater Western Sydney ruckman Shane Mumford is one of several AFL players battling to play in AFL semi-finals weekend.

Eagle Mitchell denies spitting allegation    

West Coast midfielder Sam Mitchell has come under fire after vision emerged of him allegedly spitting in the direction of Port Adelaide's Sam Gray.

Geelong vs Sydney - five big questions

Five big questions leading into Friday night's AFL semi-final between Geelong and Sydney at the MCG.

Free kick debate irrelevant: Eagles' Shuey    

West Coast star Luke Shuey isn't bothered by the debate over the free kick that allowed him to seal a memorable AFL elimination final win over Port Adelaide.

AFL's soaring Eagles edge Port, GWS next    

West Coast move on to an AFL semi-final clash against Greater Western Sydney after their elimination final win against Port Adelaide.

Koch puts Power players on notice    

Port Adelaide chairman David Koch sent a blunt warning to his players following their extra-time elimination final loss to West Coast.

AFL Swans gliding on through September    

Sydney AFL defenders Dane Rampe and Heath Grundy say the Swans' momentum will take some serious stopping this September.

Giants vs Eagles - five big questions

Five big questions leading into Saturday night's AFL semi-final between Greater Western Sydney and West Coast on Saturday night.

AFL Week One finals snapshot

A snapshot of week one of the AFL finals.

Free kick debate irrelevant: Eagle Shuey    

West Coast star Luke Shuey isn't bothered by the debate over the free kick that allowed him to seal a memorable AFL elimination final win over Port Adelaide.

Cotchin shows up as AFL Tigers captain    

Trent Cotchin says he's "shown up" as Richmond captain during the AFL club's run to a preliminary final.

Hinkley bemoans Port's poor goalkicking    

Port Adelaide's poor kicking for goal proved costly in Saturday night's AFL elimination final loss to West Coast.

Eagles coach lauds Shuey's classic goal    

West Coast coach Adam Simpson says if he had to pick one of his players to kick at goal for a win, it would be Luke Shuey.

Cats pose big threat in AFL semi: Longmire    

Sydney coach John Longmire says it would be foolish to write Geelong off on the basis of one poor quarter in their AFL final loss to Richmond.

Banged-up Buddy OK for AFL final: Swans    

Sydney expect Lance Franklin, who suffered a corked thigh in a win over Essendon, to be fit and firing for their semi-final against Geelong at the MCG.

Eagles' AFL veterans refuse to go quietly    

West Coast's retiring trio Matt Priddis, Sam Mitchell and Drew Petrie were key players in their side's extra-time AFL elimination final win over Port Adelaide.

What happens from here in the AFL finals

A guide to the AFL semi-finals and beyond.

Snapshot of West Coast's AFL final win

A snapshot of West Coast's AFL elimination final win over Port Adelaide at Adelaide Oval.

Shuey kicks West Coast to AFL finals win    

West Coast have claimed a famous AFL finals victory over Port Adelaide with a goal after the final extra-time siren to Luke Shuey.

Bombers journey harder from here: Worsfold    

The end of Essendon's AFL season has been tough for the Bombers to take but it crystallised coach John Worsfold's resolve about what comes next.

Sinclair shines to repay coach's AFL faith    

Sydney coach John Longmire has been vindicated big time for his shock decision to retain Callum Sinclair for the AFL elimination final against Essendon.

Swans' AFL elimination final win snapshot

A snapshot of Sydney's 65-point AFL elimination final win over Essendon.

Franklin's fearsome quarter over Essendon

Sydney superstar Lance Franklin was bruised but still put on a clinic during the second quarter of the AFL elimination final against Essendon at the SCG.

AFL to review controversial pre-finals bye    

The pre-finals bye is only in its second year but the concept has polarised opinion, with Hawthorn coach Alastair Clarkson leading calls for it to be scrapped.

Cotchin lays AFL finals ghosts to rest    

The last time the Richmond captain played in an AFL final, he had only nine touches. Friday night was a different story.

Tigers go back to basics in big AFL win    

Richmond defender Bachar Houli says a simple message from coach Damien Hardwick helped pave the way for their massive last quarter against Geelong.

Cats miss out on Geelong AFL final again

The AFL has confirmed Geelong will not play a final this month at their redeveloped Simonds Stadium home.

Cats say they want to keep Menzel in AFL    

Daniel Menzel was a shock omission from Geelong's side for their AFL qualifying final loss to Richmond, fuelling speculation about his future.

Swans rout Bombers for AFL semis berth    

Sydney have pummelled AFL elimination finals outsiders Essendon by 65 points to set up a semi-final date with Geelong.

Selwood says he will be better for AFL run    

Geelong captain Joel Selwood is talking up the prospects of the Cats making a stunning AFL finals series turnaround.

Odds stacked against Cats after AFL loss    

Geelong only had 38 inside 50s in the qualifying final loss to Richmond, with too many players down on form.

Hard-working Tigers relish big AFL win    

Richmond coach Damien Hardwick says they are not bothered by playing one game in three weeks and he wants his players to relish the moment.

Dangerfield calls on AFL Cats to regroup    

There's no time to waste - Geelong must re-group and quick if they're to cause damage in the AFL finals series according to Patrick Dangerfield.

Tigers end long wait for AFL finals win

The long wait for a September win has ended for AFL strugglers Richmond.

Port peaking at right time: Hinkley    

Port Adelaide coach Ken Hinkley believes his AFL side is peaking at the right time ahead of Saturday night's elimination final against West Coast.

Swans out to stop Bombers' pace, pressure    

Sydney's Zak Jones says Essendon's pace makes them a dangerous proposition in their AFL elimination final.

AFL releases finals schedule    

Adelaide and Richmond have locked in home preliminary finals after the first two matches of the AFL finals series.

Snapshot of Richmond's AFL finals win

A snapshot of Richmond's AFL qualifying final win over Geelong.

Martin the difference in AFL Tiger rout    

Dustin Martin has sparked Richmond to a 51-point win over Geelong in their qualifying final at the MCG.

Red-hot Tigers taste AFL finals success    

Richmond are one MCG victory away from a grand final after delivering a stunning 51-point defeat of Geelong in their AFL qualifying final.

Franklin on track to match Carey: Boomer    

AFL games record-holder Brent Harvey says Sydney superstar Lance Franklin is on track to finish one of the sport's greatest forwards.

Key match-ups in Port v Eagles AFL final

Key match-ups in Saturday night's AFL elimination final between Port Adelaide and West Coast.

Eagles tap into Mitchell's AFL success    

West Coast midfielder Sam Mitchell's finals know-how is being tapped into by his teammates ahead of Saturday's AFL elimination final against Port Adelaide.

Key match-ups in Swans-Bombers AFL final

Three match-ups that loom as crucial in the Sydney-Essendon AFL elimination final at the SCG.

Veteran Giants push AFL finals claims    

Greater Western Sydney duo Steve Johnson and Ryan Griffen took part in a scratch match against Adelaide's reserves on Friday morning.

Port boss changes tune to reach AFL finals    

Port Adelaide coach Ken Hinkley knew things were broken, but has made a rapid repair job at his AFL club.

Swans' Jones ready to attack AFL finals    

Sydney's Zak Jones, who has stayed out of the AFL MRP's bad books since a one-game ban, says brotherly advice from Nathan has helped him tweak his approach.

Port plan for haywire Eagles AFL final    

Port Adelaide's Jarman Impey's flexibility to play different roles has won him a recall to play against West Coast in Saturday night's AFL elimination final.

Relaxed Priddis soaking up AFL finals vibe    

West Coast midfielder Matt Priddis says Western Bulldogs' charge to the flag from seventh spot last year proves anything is possible in the AFL finals.

Bombers unfazed by AFL finals inexperience    

Essendon coach John Worsfold says he'd much rather nine players make their AFL finals debut this year than next.

Menzel will address his AFL flaws: agent    

Daniel Menzel's agent says the axed Geelong forward has the right attitude to address his AFL shortcomings.

Axing adds to Menzel AFL intrigue at Cats    

Geelong forward Daniel Menzel is out of contract at the end of the season and now he's out of their qualifying final team in a major selection surprise.

Crows have unique AFL bond: coach Pyke    

Adelaide coach Don Pyke says his AFL players have a unique bond, formed after the death of his predecessor Phil Walsh.

GWS beaten, not broken by AFL loss: coach    

Greater Western Sydney showed enough fight in the second half of the qualifying final loss to Adelaide to make coach Leon Cameron confident they'll bounce back.

Knee injury ends Crows star's AFL season

Adelaide defender Brodie Smith needs a knee reconstruction and will miss his shot at this year's AFL flag.

Hardwick expects big AFL game from Rance

Richmond coach Damien Hardwick expects his star defender Alex Rance to play a key role in the AFL qualifying final against Geelong.

Crows-Giants AFL qualifying final snapshot

A snapshot of Thursday night's AFL qualifying final between Adelaide and Greater Western Sydney.

Smith injury mars Crows' win over Giants    

Adelaide suffered an injury blow early in their AFL qualifying final against Greater Western Sydney when Brodie Smith left the game with a knee injury.

Crows star suffers knee injury against GWS    

Adelaide have suffered an injury blow early in their AFL qualifying final against Greater Western Sydney, with Brodie Smith leaving the game with a knee injury.

Rampant Crows cruise past Giants in AFL

Adelaide have cruised to a 36-point win over Greater Western Sydney in the opening AFL qualifying final at Adelaide Oval.

AFL preview panel, finals week one

A preview panel of the opening week in the AFL finals.

Menzel and Tippett dropped in AFL shocks    

Geelong forward Daniel Menzel has joined Sydney ruck-forward Kurt Tippett as major axings for the opening weekend of the AFL finals.

No AFL free hit for Eagles against Port    

West Coast coach Adam Simpson says it will be important to halt the influence of ruckman Paddy Ryder in their AFL elimination final against Port Adelaide.

Key match-ups for Cats-Tigers AFL final

Three match-ups that loom as crucial in the Geelong-Richmond AFL qualifying final at the MCG.

Hannebery, Papley set for Swans AFL return    

Sydney's Dan Hannebery and Tom Papley are set to return from injury in week one of the AFL finals.

Richmond star Martin good to go: Hardwick    

Richmond coach Damien Hardwick expects Dustin Martin to play a key role in their AFL qualifying final against Geelong.

Tigers embracing AFL finals challenge    

Richmond coach Damien Hardwick says the Tigers are playing a style of football that will stand up in the AFL finals.

Contested footy key to AFL finals: Swans    

Sydney vice-captain Luke Parker says his AFL side will need to hunt the ball fiercely if they're to defeat Essendon in an elimination final.

Stringer considering leaving AFL Bulldogs    

Western Bulldogs midfielder Mitch Wallis says teammate Jake Stringer is weighing up his future at the AFL club.

Stringer to weigh up AFL future with 'Dogs

Western Bulldogs midfielder Mitch Wallis hopes teammate Jake Stringer will stay at the AFL club, but says he has some thinking to do.

West Coast's AFL fate all up in the air    

West Coast's high-flying defenders are set to play a crucial role in their elimination final against Port Adelaide at Adelaide Oval.

Dangerwood v Motchin an AFL showstopper

The two most dynamic midfield pairings in the AFL will go head to head when Geelong take on Richmond at the MCG.

Crows confident but not comfortable: Pyke    

Adelaide coach Don Pyke says his side enters the AFL finals with great confidence.

Giants ponder late changes for AFL final

Greater Western Sydney coach Leon Cameron says wet weather could prompt late changes to his side for Thursday night's AFL qualifying final against Adelaide.

Crows back grieving ruckman in AFL final

Adelaide ruckman Sam Jacobs is being backed to overcome grief at the death of his brother and perform well against GWS in the Crows' AFL qualifying final.

Midfield duels the finals key: GWS coach    

Greater Western Sydney coach Leon Cameron says the midfield battles will decide the outcome of the Giants' AFL qualifying final against Adelaide.

AFL qualifying final preview panel

A preview panel for Thursday night's AFL qualifying final.

Adelaide star Rory Sloane out of AFL final    

Adelaide midfielder Rory Sloane and Greater Western Sydney forward Devon Smith won't play in Thursday night's AFL qualifying final because of injury.

AFL ready for potential all-Sydney prelim    

AFL boss Gillon McLachlan says his organisation is ready to host a potential all-Sydney blockbuster at ANZ Stadium in the penultimate week of the season.

Giants lose injured Smith for AFL final    

Greater Western Sydney forward Devon Smith will miss the Giants' AFL qualifying final against Adelaide because of a knee injury.

How Davis' leadership steeled GWS Giants    

Adelaide didn't just lose a key defender when Phil Davis walked out on the AFL club, they lost a future captain.

Eagles bank on Jetta X-factor for finals    

Former Swan Lewis Jetta looms as a key cog for West Coast in the AFL elimination final against Port Adelaide.

Eagles bank on Jetta X-factor in AFL final    

Former Swan Lewis Jetta looms as a key cog for West Coast in their AFL elimination final against Port Adelaide.

Key match-ups in Crows-Giants AFL final

Three key match-ups are set to make the difference in Thursday night's AFL qualifying final between Adelaide and Greater Western Sydney.

Crows boss relishes shot at AFL greatness    

Adelaide coach Don Pyke says he might not show it, but he's excited at the opportunity presented to his club in the AFL finals.

AFL has been very strong on racism: CEO    

AFL chief executive Gillon McLachlan says his organisation is a 'work in progress' when it comes to the issue of racism but its recent record is very strong.

Tough selection decision for Cats in AFL    

Geelong are weighing up who makes way for returning skipper Joel Selwood in Friday night's AFL qualifying final against Richmond.

Crow Sloane still in doubt for AFL final    

Adelaide midfielder Rory Sloane, who had appendix surgery on Tuesday last week, is still in doubt for Thursday's AFL qualifying final against GWS.

Two of three injured Bombers OK for Swans    

Essendon duo Orazio Fantasia and Michael Hurley look set to overcome injury to face Sydney in the elimination final however Cale Hooker remains in doubt.

GWS' Williams ready to play AFL idol Betts    

Greater Western Sydney's Zac Williams knows Eddie Betts' game-breaking potential well, having tracked his AFL career with awe since being a young Carlton fan.

Franklin is Buddy frightening for Bombers    

Lance Franklin's impressive record against Essendon might have its origins in an obscure pre-season game in Melbourne's outskirts a decade or so ago.

AFL grand final loss driving Swans ruckman    

Sydney ruckman Callum Sinclair says he will never forget the 2015 AFL grand final for a long time - unfortunately for all the wrong reasons.

Sloane, Stevie J likely to miss out in AFL    

Rory Sloane's appendectomy and Steve Johnson's dodgy knee are set to cost them selection for Adelaide and GWS respectively in their qualifying final.

Suns' Martin makes off-season AFL promise    

Consistent Gold Coast midfielder Jack Martin knows a lot will fall on him as the Suns look to improve on a horror 2017 campaign next year.

McVeigh signs new AFL deal with Swans    

Jarrad McVeigh will have a coaching role at Sydney once his decorated AFL playing career ends.

Lockett inspires Buddy this AFL season    

Lance Franklin says Tony Lockett's presence has helped him and other Sydney forwards work on their goalkicking this AFL season.

Bombers AFL trio should be fit: Worsfold    

All eyes will be on Essendon AFL trio Michael Hurley, Cale Hooker and Orazio Fantasia at their Wednesday training session.

AFL final boos won't bother GWS's Greene    

Greater Western Sydney's Tom Scully and Adam Tomlinson say booing Toby Greene in an AFL final will only fire up the forward.

Caddy says he's fit to play Cats in AFL    

Richmond on-baller Josh Caddy has his hand up for selection for the AFL qualifying final against Geelong.

Suns must add to promising core: Swallow    

Gold Coast's David Swallow is looking forward to some new additions to the playing roster for the next AFL season.

Port wary of Eagles' record in Adelaide    

Port Adelaide coach Ken Hinkley is wary of West Coast's stellar record at Adelaide Oval ahead of Saturday night's AFL elimination final at the venue.

Giant Ryan Griffen close to AFL comeback    

Greater Western Sydney veteran Ryan Griffen could yet feature in AFL finals, having overcome a serious injury that has dogged him during the past five months.

Eagles not keen to hang around in Adelaide    

West Coast have an excellent record at Adelaide Oval, but they'll start as underdogs when they take on the Power there this Saturday night.

Hawks coach invited scrutiny for bad start    

Hawthorn's start to the AFL season was so poor that even Alastair Clarkson, a four-time premiership coach, felt he needed to be put under the microscope.

Demons' Oliver is AFLCA's top young gun    

Melbourne midfield bull Clayton Oliver has taken out the AFLCA's Best Young Player of the Year award.

Cats skipper to return against Tigers    

Geelong have received a huge boost for their qualifying final against Richmond with skipper Joel Selwood cleared to return from ankle surgery.

Eagles to ponder shock AFL debut for final    

West Coast goalsneak Willie Rioli could be a surprise selection for Saturday night's elimination final against Port Adelaide.

Stevie J makes GWS walk taller: Coniglio    

As debate swirls over arguably the most intense selection headache of the AFL finals, GWS vice-captain Stephen Coniglio says he'd pick Steve Johnson.

Suns cut five as clean-out continues

Five Gold Coast players have been cut as the struggling club continues a clean-out that began with the sacking of head coach Rodney Eade.

Another boost for Tigers as Caddy returns    

Richmond coach Damien Hardwick will have almost a full AFL playing list to choose from ahead of Friday night's qualifying final against Geelong.

Franklin's run could win AFL goal of year    

AFL umpires boss Hayden Kennedy admitted that Lance Franklin's brilliant round-22 goal probably should not have been allowed.

Harvey backs Hird as AFL medal presenter    

The AFL has confirmed that 2000 Norm Smith Medal winner James Hird will present the coveted award after this year's grand final.

Port boss to ignore AFL experience    

Port Adelaide coach Ken Hinkley says age and experience won't dictate his team selection for Saturday night's AFL elimination final against West Coast.

Martin a key for AFL Tigers: Dangerfield    

Geelong superstar Patrick Dangerfield will play his 200th AFL match in Friday night's qualifying final against Richmond.

Martin a key for AFL's Tigers: Dangerfield    

Geelong superstar Patrick Dangerfield will play his 200th AFL match in Friday night's qualifying final against Richmond.

Swans mull Naismith call-up for AFL final    

Sydney coach John Longmire says fit-again ruckman Sam Naismith has pulled up well following his NEAFL comeback.

Australia v Thailand: At A Glance

What's at stake for Australia and Thailand in Tuesday's World Cup qualifier at AAMI Park, Melbourne

drop Stevie J for AFL final    

Three-time premiership coach Mick Malthouse admires Steve Johnson, but thinks the Giants should drop him for this week's AFL qualifying final.

Crows sweat on Sloane fitness in AFL    

The fitness of Adelaide midfielder Rory Sloane will be assessed on Wednesday, ahead of Thursday night's AFL qualifying final against Greater Western Sydney.

Tigers' AFL drought concerns Malthouse    

Three-time premiership coach Mick Malthouse says the lack of a finals win would nag at Richmond's Damien Hardwick.

Malthouse, Harvey want AFL finals bye gone    

AFL games record holder Brent Harvey and three-time premiership coach Mick Malthouse will join James Hird in official roles for the finals.

Sloane, Selwood in AFL finals fitness race

A host of key players face fitness tests ahead of the start of the 2017 AFL finals series.

Bulldogs' Boyd bags four in VFL final win    

Western Bulldogs star Tom Boyd put in an impressive performance in the VFL as he continues his return to the AFL from a battle with clinical depression.

Ablett to Geelong 'impossible': Cats coach    

Geelong coach Chris Scott doesn't see how Gary Ablett's desired AFL trade from the Gold Coast to the Cats can happen.

Cats increasingly confident on skipper    

Geelong are increasingly confident that skipper Joel Selwood will be ready for the start of the Cats' AFL finals campaign.

AFL selection heat is healthy: Swans ruck    

Sydney's Callum Sinclair, who is under the pump to keep his spot, says the rivalry between the club's ruckmen is healthy and very much ideal in AFL finals.

GWS to scream like Shaw at AFL cauldron    

Greater Western Sydney defender Adam Tomlinson says Heath Shaw's forthright communication style will be in vogue during his AFL side's finals campaign.

AFL Bulldogs re-sign Morris, Redpath, Webb    

The Western Bulldogs have taken their tally of re-signed players this year to 13 with the signatures of Dale Morris, Jack Redpath and Lukas Webb.

Key stats for the AFL finalists

Key statistics for each club in the AFL finals.

Ablett still pondering next AFL move    

Gary Ablett says he will be able to provide a clearer picture on his AFL future within the next month.

Victoria thrash the Allies in women's AFL    

Victoria smashed the Allies in a lopsided AFL women's State of Origin match in Melbourne

Lloyd, Miles star in Richmond VFL win    

Richmond's VFL side have defeated Collingwood by 12 points to progress to the semi-finals.

Smith moving on from Japan blunder    

A resolute Brad Smith says he doesn't want to blame anyone else for his mistake in World Cup qualifier with Japan.

Cats captain on track to face Richmond    

Joel Selwood likes his chances of playing in Geelong's qualifying final with Richmond.

Hopper re-signs with AFL Giants    

Jacob Hopper has committed his short-term future to GWS, refusing advances from Victorian clubs to re-sign with the Giants.

Fit-again GWS key forward to fire: Scully    

Greater Western Sydney forward Jeremy Cameron was sidelined for much of the final third of the regular AFL season but he's now fit and ready to fire.

Quiet achievers at the AFL finalists

A quiet achiever from every club in the AFL finals

Race against time for Crows star Sloane    

Rory Sloane can take the positives from how quickly his Adelaide teammate Eddie Betts recovered from appendix surgery.

AFL ban made Whitfield a 'better person'    

Lachie Whitfield feared he would cop a career-ending AFL ban last year, while he says boxer Sam Soliman helped him become a better person during pre-season.

Roos quick to move on after Dusty fend-off    

North Melbourne didn't land Dustin Martin but the Roos are still intent on bringing elite talent to Arden St.

Tigers say Martin signing a finals boost    

Richmond are hoping the re-signing of superstar midfielder gives their AFL finals charge a boost.

Casboult sticking with AFL Blues    

Levi Casboult has signed up on a new two-year deal to stay at AFL club Carlton.

Swans' shift from AFL stupor to stupendous    

Josh Kennedy's first year as captain of Sydney has been eventful and, according to teammates and key figures at the AFL club, inspirational.

Dangerfield gives surf a miss this week    

A shark attack was enough for Patrick Dangerfield to give surfing a miss this week.

Port to benefit most from AFL bye: Wines

Port Adelaide vice-captain Ollie Wines says the Power expect to benefit most from the bye weekend before the AFL finals.

Martin TV slot not our preference: Tigers

Richmond AFL boss Brendon Gale says players controlling the announcement of their contract situations, as Dustin Martin did, could be the way of the future.

Johnson in AFL finals contention for GWS

Greater Western Sydney coach Leon Cameron says veteran forward Steve Johnson is a chance to play AFL finals despite his form struggles.

Sheedy has Bombers in AFL flag mix

Essendon can do a Western Bulldogs and win the AFL flag from seventh, according to club legend Kevin Sheedy.

Long-term player contracts in the AFL

Richmond star Dustin Martin's seven-year contract extension is among the longest player deals in recent AFL history.

Martin tempted but keeps faith with Tigers

Dustin Martin gave up around $2 million when he turned down a mega-deal from North Melbourne to re-sign with Richmond.

Tale of the tape for AFL finals coaches

A closer a look at the eight coaches vying for AFL glory when the finals series starts next week.

Goddard out for Origin revenge over Vics    

Victoria's dominance at national women's AFL carnivals over the years has Allies coach Bec Goddard out for success in Saturday's AFLW State of Origin.

Bombers deserved to win in round 14: Swans    

Sydney escaped with a one-point win over Essendon when the sides met in the regular AFL season but Swans star Dan Hannebery knows they were lucky to do so.

Dons' McGrath wins AFL Rising Star award

Essendon's No.1 draft pick Andrew McGrath has beaten Hawthorn's Ryan Burton to win the AFL Rising Star award.