When salvation finally came for Ian Callinan, the spark was lit in a pub – where many who have been knocked back far fewer times than him seek refuge from the torment of what might have been.
The Lions are poised to re-sign vice-captain Jed Adcock as they move to bolster their playing list for 2013.
Neck and shoulder troubles are believed to be the mysterious injury problems hampering Carlton captain Chris Judd.
Defender Nathan Brown says tomorrow’s clash against ladder leaders West Coast can set up the rest of the Magpies’ season.
As Fremantle was forced to replace four players for tomorrow night’s clash with Essendon, the Bombers reacted to their two-game losing run by dropping three.
Freo’s first pick in the 2010 national draft, Jayden Pitt, will play his first game this season tomorrow night against Essendon at Patersons Stadium as one of four forced Docker changes.
When Shane Mumford stomps to the SCG’s centre square for the opening siren of Sydney Swans’ match with Geelong on Friday night, it will not be the first time Cats officials have felt a pang of regret about the sausage monster.
Gary Ablett believes he just cannot win. One week the Gold Coast superstar gets blasted for winning a record 53 disposals, the next he is criticised for not getting enough of the ball.
Greater Western Sydney:
There are few genuine “firsts” remaining for Greater Western Sydney, but the AFL’s expansion club will tick off another on Sunday when they play at the MCG.
The Hawks have re-signed key defender Ryan Schoenmakers in a deal that will keep the 21-year-old with the club until the end of 2014.
Tom McDonald has a farm, and it’s where his run into the Melbourne back line began.
Midfielder Liam Anthony has returned to the senior side after a four-week stint in the VFL to take on Adelaide at Etihad Stadium on Sunday.
Let’s just imagine for a moment Travis Boak at the weekend decided he wanted out of Port Adelaide. What incentive is there for the midfielder to announce it?
A key highlight of Richmond’s first half of the year has been the number of brilliant goals kicked by Tiger players.
The Saint’s VFL affiliate Sandringham will be looking for a win this Saturday after a disappointing 79-point loss last weekend to Werribee.
Swans forward coach, Henry Playfair, talks about the forward line in the win over Essendon and facing the experienced Geelong back six.
The West Coast match committee was forced to make two changes this week to the team that defeated Carlton in last Thursday night’s heart-stopper at Patersons Stadium.
Understudies need to be ready to perform lead roles at a moment’s notice, and the Western Bulldogs have two very capable – though very young – replacements for suspended ruckman Will Minson.
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