Brenton Sanderson says he wants contract negotiations with gun forward Kurt Tippett decided soon, before they become a distraction for the AFL club.
When Simon Black got up gingerly from a midfield contest showing signs of knee discomfort last Saturday night against St Kilda, Lions fans naturally had cause for concern.
The Blues are chasing a power forward and an inside midfielder as it looks to add the missing pieces to a side that has plummeted dramatically below expectations this year.
Two Magpie midfielders firmed as genuine chances to take out the AFLCA Champion Player of the Year award following their roles in the 31-point win over Geelong.
Brent Prismall is set to make his return to football this weekend almost 12 months to the day since tearing his anterior cruciate ligament.
Veteran Antoni Grover has refused to put a timeline on his career, believing he is still capable of playing a role for the Dockers beyond 2012.
Both James Podsiadly and David Wojcinski have been ruled out of the Cats’ clash with Essendon at Etihad Stadium on Friday night.
Chances appear to be firming that exciting Gold Coast utility Josh Caddy will sign a new contract and extend his time as a rising Suns star.
Greater Western Sydney:
A GWS rookie who considered pursuing a career in US college basketball will debut for the Giants against Fremantle in Perth on Sunday.
Luke Hodge is reportedly making a strong recovery from a knee injury and is still a chance to play in Saturday’s clash with Collingwood.
Brad Green might have been stripped of the captaincy but the 248-game AFL veteran is still playing a leadership role with the Demons.
A nine-day break is an unusual occurrence for North Melbourne; in fact it’s the first time (barring byes) since Round 20 last season the club has enjoyed such a luxury.
Travis Boak is ready to end the now-farcical saga on his football future by starting negotiations for a new contract at Port Adelaide.
Matthew Richardson believes it must surely only be a matter of time before first-year Tiger player Brandon Ellis receives an AFL Rising Star nomination this season.
Rookie Darren Minchington will undergo hip surgery in the coming week, ruling him out of VFL selection for the remainder of 2012.
Sydney midfielder Daniel Hannebery says he and his fellow midfielders will be keen to atone for being ‘obliterated’ by St Kilda’s on-ball division last time they met when the two teams renew acquaintances on Sunday at the SCG.
John Worsfold says Mark LeCras is too important to rush back this year from a knee reconstruction.
Returning from injury, Tom Williams embraced a move forward in his first game of Season 2012, relishing a role reversal and the chance to become the source of opposition defenders’ headaches.
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