AAMI Stadium is likely to be sold out for the first time in three years when Adelaide hosts Collingwood in what is shaping up to be one of the matches of the season on Saturday night.
Coach Michael Voss has revealed victory has become a secondary focus for the battling Lions (Editor’s note: are we the only ones to be alarmed by this?)
Brett Ratten has challenged his side to lift their game around the stoppages to lift themselves back into AFL top four contention.
Exciting Collingwood rookie Marley Williams is a chance to make his senior debut against Adelaide on Saturday night after being upgraded for the injured Luke Ball.
On the eve of his first meeting with the club he coached for 27 seasons, Kevin Sheedy has acknowledged that he would have traded Essendon’s captain Jobe Watson if offered ”a very good player” in return, had he remained as coach of the Bombers beyond 2007.
Dockers coach Ross Lyon says he’ll consider taking three ruckmen into Sunday’s western derby AFL clash with West Coast.
The club is preparing an aggressive play for out-of-contract Port Adelaide star Travis Boak.
High-priced recruit Jared Brennan is set to spend at least another week on the outer at the Gold Coast.
Greater Western Sydney:
GWS coach Kevin Sheedy is determined not to rush Jonathon Patton back too fast from injury.
Clinton Young became a favourite at Hawthorn during the 2008 season, as his dash and long penetrating kick played a key role in the Hawks’ march to the flag.
Demons coach Mark Neeld says his embattled club must resist the temptation to seek knee-jerk quick fixes to their problems.
Simple mistakes, not a lack of effort, were to blame for North Melbourne’s last-quarter fadeout to Port Adelaide, Kangaroos coach Brad Scott says.
Port Adelaide has offered former Crows national recruiting manager Matt Rendell a return to AFL football.
Damien Hardwick says a weakened Richmond defence faces a huge task to counter Hawthorn’s AFL forwards at the MCG on Saturday.
Scott Watters is calling on the AFL to investigate the option of implementing a mid-season draft so that clubs can compete on an even playing field.
Marty Mattner has never been one for too much fanfare.
The Eagles are set to welcome back influential midfielder Matt Priddis in a crucial boost for their hopes of beating cross-town rivals Fremantle on Sunday.
The Bulldogs face an arduous task on Friday night, backing up against Geelong at Etihad Stadium just six days after a game in Darwin.
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