Ben Dowdell may be the only South Australian taking “Tippett’s Tips” seriously. But Adelaide’s basketball convert, seeking to join Crows star Kurt Tippett in making the transition to AFL, isn’t hungry for culinary advice.
After 14 seasons with Brisbane Lions, Simon Black is well and truly considered part of the furniture. But with only a one-year contract extension to guarantee the Brownlow medallist a spot for the 2012 season, Black’s future is uncertain.
Carlton’s alignment with the Northern Bullants has developed further with the VFL Club confirming a name change to the Northern Blues and the team playing more games at Visy Park in 2012.
In a sport full of extraordinary stories, Collingwood recruit Peter Yagmoor’s tale may be unique.
Brent Prismall will take a cautious approach to his recovery from a second knee reconstruction in three years to ensure his career suffers no more setbacks, saying he still has “plenty to give”.
Collingwood’s Brad Dick is likely to join Fremantle as a rookie, with the former Magpies forward meeting Ross Lyon and Dockers officials as soon as this morning.
Triple premiership hero Cameron Ling admits he felt a bit nervous at times seeking recruits for his latest team.
Greater Western Sydney:
Star code-hopper Israel Folau believes his AFL crash course is about to kick into overdrive with the arrival of several old hands at Greater Western Sydney.
The announcement of the 2018 Commonwealth Games host city will take place this Saturday, and Gold Coast Suns fans encouraged to join GC Suns officials at the special live announcement event wearing their Gold Coast gear.
Injured Hawthorn defender Stephen Gilham did not play in the gut-wrenching AFL preliminary final loss to Collingwood, but the pain of defeat still lingers.
A pre-season time trial last week has shown Melbourne coach Mark Neeld just how much his players need to improve their fitness if they’re to make significant strides next season.
Former Kangaroos coach Ron Barassi will be joined by two of his former North Melbourne charges, Peter ‘Crackers’ Keenan and Wayne Schimmelbusch, with the trio setting off on a six-day, 400km charity cycle around country Victoria on Tuesday.
Brad Ebert says being dumped from West Coast’s finals side stung, but wasn’t the reason he quit and joined Port Adelaide.
Axed Magpie John McCarthy will train with Richmond in the hope of resurrecting his AFL career.
The club will break free from the mental and physical torment of the past three seasons and remain premiership contenders under new coach Scott Watters, according to Farren Ray.
Want to find out how the Sydney Swans have managed to play finals football in 13 of the past 16 seasons? Just watch Brad Pitt’s new movie Moneyball.
Many fans will remember Mark Nicoski’s 2011 season as the year the veteran Eagle reinvented himself. Having played the majority of his football at West Coast as a defender, Nicoski switched defence for attack and became a crucial component of the Eagles potent new forward line.
Mouthguards in was the call earlier this morning as the Bulldogs playing group took to Whitten Oval for a contested ball specific training session.