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Crows fans will not see their team at Adelaide Oval until 2014.
Coach Michael Voss says the Lions cannot afford to get it wrong at Thursday’s AFL draft in Sydney.
Speedster Chris Yarran says he wants to take his playmaking role one step further and break games open from the midfield next season.
New Collingwood coach Nathan Buckley says the Magpies need to catch up after being overtaken in the AFL tactical race this year.
The club hopes to move into its new headquarters at Melbourne Airport for the start of the 2013 season after the Federal Government gave the project the green light.
The Dockers are torn between two local products for their No. 1 pick at this Thursday’s national draft, with South Fremantle youngsters Shane Kersten and Josh Bootsma both firmly in the club’s sights.
In the Cats’ official membership drive launched online on Monday morning, Joel Selwood, the superstar club champion and All-Australian was front and centre in both the main images – adding more fuel to the speculation that he will take over from retired skipper Cameron Ling.
Greater Western Sydney:
Kevin Sheedy says Greater Western Sydney may yet rue having given up prized Perth junior Jaeger O’Meara for the fourth pick in this week’s AFL draft to be held in Sydney.
Suns coach Guy McKenna says his young players have grown from boys to men and he has the Grand Canyon to thank.
Geelong Falcons goalkicker Jai Sheahan is looming large on the Hawks’ radar at pick 38, with the club looking to bolster its forward mix on Thursday night.
Former Melbourne forward Austin Wonaeamirri still has the talent to forge an AFL career provided he can find inner peace and meet the disciplines required of a prospective new club.
Todd Goldstein thinks it’s about time that he and his North Melbourne teammates had a later start to pre-season training.
The Power has all but ruled itself out of the race for former Collingwood defender Leon Davis.
The club already has one Dustin Martin. The conundrum the Tigers face on Thursday evening is whether they should draft another.
The Saints have made further changes to its coaching panel, appointing its former stars Aaron Hamill and Max Hudghton as assistants.
While the Swans may not have the wealth of early draft picks that their new neighbours do, they have proven in the past that they can unearth a gem deep in the draft order.
West Coast legends Glen Jakovich and Ross Glendinning helped to launch Mission Australia’s Christmas Lunch in the Park.
The countdown to the 2011 AFL National Draft continunes, with BulldogsTV speaking to assistant coach Brett Montgomery about his draft day experience.