The Crows an early favourite to contest the NAB Cup grand final after beating Port Adelaide by one point in the final game of the NAB Cup triple-header at AAMI Stadium today.
Lions skipper Jonathan Brown is smiling again.
Matthew Kreuzer and Shaun Hampson yesterday increased the pressure on Robbie Warnock for Carlton’s No.1 ruck spot.
According to the Back Page Lead, if the chicken entrails at Collingwood are telling us anything after the first flourish of 2012, it’s that the Magpies might be in for one of those seasons where fate consigns best-laid plans to the rubbish bin.
Renowned sports portraiture Zapp has joined with the Essendon Past Players and Officials Association to present the exciting Essendon ‘greats’ art exhibition.
Matthew Pavlich hopes he will be lifelong friends with sacked Fremantle coach Mark Harvey but said he had to immediately give his loyalty to new man Ross Lyon to set an example for the stunned player group.
The Cats have started negotiations with premiership coach Chris Scott for a contract extension.
Mature-age recruit Aaron Hall was impressive against Melbourne and Brisbane in atrocious conditions at Metricon Stadium on Saturday night.
Greater Western Sydney:
While many players and coaches are privately or publicly slamming the experimental ”two and two” substitute rule, GWS coach Kevin Sheedy is one of the few who supports the trial, believing the AFL has every right to try to control how the game is played.
Hawks defender Stephen Gilham has received some good news, getting the green light to step up his training after his injured knee was evaluated by surgeon Julian Feller.
Rookie Melbourne Demons coach Mark Neeld has explained the decision to axe Brad Green as captain and leave Brent Moloney, Aaron Davey and Jared Rivers out of the leadership group was not a difficult one.
In a wide-ranging interview, North Melbourne coach Brad Scott sat down with The Age’s Emma Quayle to discuss the
Port Adelaide’s NAB Cup began yesterday at AAMI Stadium against Carlton. The Power showed the rest of the competition that they are out to redeem themselves for what was a dismal 2011.
After reports earlier this month from Richmond about their desire to do so, the Tigers now look to be set to playing a pre-season match in India next year.
In the weekends NAB Cup action, the Saints rested some big names – and still won.
His father may have been in good form on Friday night, but Lewis Jetta Jnr stole the show in the rooms after the game.
Eagles rookie-list member Jeremy McGovern continued his encouraging start to 2012 with a solid effort at centre half-forward in Claremont’s 50-point pre-season win against South Fremantle at Claremont Oval on Saturday.
Bulldogs stars Brian Lake and Adam Cooney are on schedule to return against Carlton in Sunday’s NAB Cup clash.
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