Crows star forward Taylor Walker has been urged not to let a suspension dull his aggression.
Simon Black says Luke Power is his best friend in football and lining up against his former Brisbane teammate on Sunday will be like “playing against a brother“.
Carlton’s disappointing loss to St Kilda on Monday night has seen it relinquish official premiership favouritism.
Club president Eddie McGuire has backed midfielder Sharrod Wellingham to put his troubles behind him, saying he is having a significant impact at the AFL club.
Jason Winderlich’s injured hamstring is feeling tight and the Essendon AFL speedster’s return date has been set back another month until after round 12.
Swan Districts coach Greg Harding believes Michael Walters is not far from a return to AFL football with the Fremantle Dockers.
The club expects star midfielder Jimmy Bartel to line up in Friday night’s blockbuster clash with Collingwood at the MCG, but champion defender Matthew Scarlett remains in doubt.
Injured Gold Coast defender Jarrod Harbrow is aiming to return for the Suns’ round 14 clash against West Coast on June 30.
Greater Western Sydney:
WA product Stephen Coniglio’s important role in Greater Western Sydney’s maiden AFL victory has been acknowledged with the round-seven nomination for the Rising Star award.
Hawks forward Michael Osborne will have a traditional knee reconstruction and miss the rest of the 2012 season.
James Sellar faces a fitness test this week after missing last Friday night’s loss to Hawthorn with a calf injury.
He’s yet to reach the lofty heights of his 2011 All-Australian season, but this week’s battle against the Power ignites memories of one of Drew Petrie’s most dominant performances.
Chad Wingard doesn’t think North Melbourne’s Daniel Wells will remember him if he lines up on the Kangaroos star on Saturday, but Wells certainly left an impression on the future gun years ago at AAMI Stadium.
The club is desperate for Ty Vickery to prove his fitness and help combat the in-form Essendon rucks in Saturday night’s blockbuster.
Brendon Goddard has escaped any penalty over an incident in which the match review panel said he exaggerated contact from Carlton’s Mitch Robinson.
Having embarrassed themselves against Richmond, co-captain Jarrad McVeigh says the Swans need to make a statement against winless Melbourne.
Goalsneak Josh Hill has credited his move back to Western Australia for reinvigorating his AFL career, saying he feels far more settled being closer to family.
Tory Dickson is playing at his fourth club in as many seasons and he seems to have finally found his niche, and his level.
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