The Crows will play it safe with star forward Kurt Tippett ahead of this weekend’s clash with Greater Western Sydney, while veteran defender Michael Doughty will miss the match to be with his expectant wife.
St Kilda’s multi-faceted forward line is giving the Brisbane Lions some headaches ahead of its crucial clash at the Gabba on Saturday night.
The Blues’ depleted key-position stocks have been compounded by a suspension to Robbie Warnock ahead of its season-defining clash with North Melbourne this Friday night.
Harry O’Brien expects injured forward Andrew Krakouer to make a miraculous recovery and impact his side’s premiership quest come September.
Bombers rookie Mark Baguley appears set to make his AFL debut after being elevated to the club’s senior list.
Michael Johnson says the secret to his outstanding 2012 season for Fremantle is simply a case of knowing each week what his job is.
Forgotten Geelong ruckman Nathan Vardy is eying a shock return to football in the next month after completing a training session yesterday.
The Suns are no certainty to recall gun David Swallow for Saturday’s match against Richmond in Cairns – the scene of the club’s last win 12 months ago.
Greater Western Sydney:
Veteran AFL coach Kevin Sheedy has given an indication he wants to stay with Greater Western Sydney beyond this year, although no new contract has been agreed.
Unlucky Hawthorn ruckman Max Bailey is on the verge of yet another comeback.
The Demons yesterday said they were hopeful their supporters would venture away from their favoured MCG to see their 16th-placed side seek its third win against the 12th-placed Dockers.
The Eagles claimed Lindsay Thomas faked being hit to the groin by Luke Shuey despite clear video evidence showing contact had been made.
Port Adelaide will not make the same mistake of playing just one ruckman this week.
Brett Deledio will become the competition’s current-day, consecutive games record-holder when he lines up against the Gold Coast Suns in Saturday’s Round 16 clash at Cairns’ Cazalys Stadium.
Saints defender Jason Gram revealed today how he begged to be allowed to play on with the club.
John Longmire admitted today that midfielder Josh Kennedy had exceeded his expectations.
The Eagles will be without midfielder Luke Shuey for two matches after he failed to overcome a striking charge at the AFL tribunal on Tuesday.
Midfielder Jason Johannisen is favoured to become the third rookie to be promoted to the Western Bulldogs’ playing list this season after defender James Mulligan was placed on the long-term injury list on Wednesday.
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