The Crows have officially ruled out Kurt Tippett for Saturday’s clash with Geelong at Simonds Stadium but remain optimistic he could return against Essendon on Sunday week.
Jonathan Brown has declared his Lions should play finals next year and that he definitely wants to be part of a continued resurgence.
The club is sweating on the availability of ruckman Matthew Kreuzer as the Blues attempt to keep their season alive with a win against Richmond on Saturday night.
Travis Cloke’s future at Collingwood is at the crossroads after talks with Cloke’s management broke down.
Stewart Crameri and David Myers are in doubt for the club’s important clash with Hawthorn on Friday night.
Chris Mayne and Nat Fyfe are virtual certainties to face Port Adelaide on Sunday but Zac Dawson’s spot in the team will have to be assessed after missing seven weeks with a knee injury.
Defenders Andrew Mackie and Tom Lonergan are set to forgo their pending free agency next year by signing on to new long-term deals to stay with the Cats.
In his two years at Gold Coast, Jarrod Harbrow has brought far more than just run and dash off half-back to the Suns.
Greater Western Sydney:
The Giants have unveiled plans to celebrate Head Coach Kevin Sheedy’s 1000th game against Port Adelaide at ŠKODA Stadium on August 4.
Hawks coach Alastair Clarkson must face a suburban junior competition’s tribunal to explain his behaviour towards an official in a match involving his son on Sunday.
Demons legend David Neitz says the club won’t revisit the depths of 2009 and tank for higher draft picks this year.
Hamish McIntosh will return from a knee injury through the VFL this weekend, but the North Melbourne ruckman has not been guaranteed a smooth passage back to the senior side.
Forward Jay Schulz has been given the medical all-clear from abdominal injuries, but the timing of his return to AFL action is yet to be confirmed.
Dumped Tiger Daniel Connors will decide within a fortnight whether he will play football again after reaching a financial settlement with Richmond.
Brendon Goddard has pledged his future to St Kilda, declaring there is “no doubt” he wants to remain a one-club player.
Superstar Adam Goodes says he is definitely back to full match fitness, and believes he might only need to pinch-hit in the midfield because of the Swans’ fantastic form in that area.
Premiership utility Andrew Embley is on the verge of a playing comeback to ease an Eagles forward line injury crisis.
South African-born speedster Jason Johannisen has been elevated from the Western Bulldogs’ rookie list.
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