The Crows will blood upgraded rookie Tim McIntyre while also recalling Shaun McKernan and Ricky Henderson for Saturday nights Showdown XXXIII at AAMI Stadium.
Former Brisbane brickie Dayne Zorko is fast cementing himself as one of the modern game’s great accidental footballers.
The club has moved to deflect the pressure building on coach Brett Ratten, claiming its players are “bemused” they have largely escaped criticism.
Doctors vetoed Collingwood ace Scott Pendlebury’s bid to play against Carlton at the MCG tonight.
Essendon’s reigning best and fairest David Zaharakis’s injury absence will stretch to the last few rounds of the AFL home and away season, coach James Hird says.
Fremantle will blood their fourth AFL debutant of the year in Sunday’s match against the Western Bulldogs in Perth, with Cameron Sutcliffe a confirmed starter for the crunch game.
Recovering Cats youngster Daniel Menzel has his sights set on a Round 1 return next season, confident in the knowledge his rebuilt knees will be three-times stronger than before his setbacks.
AFL superstar Gary Ablett has vowed to stay on the Gold Coast until the Suns win a premiership, or the club get rid of him – whichever comes first.
Greater Western Sydney:
GWS co-captain Phil Davis has told Fox Sports News that he left Adelaide Crows before the end of last season to help his former club.
Brendan Whitecross says Greater Western Sydney’s win-loss record will be irrelevant once the ball is bounced on Sunday at the MCG.
The club has rushed back midfielder Nathan Jones and included utility Jamie Bennell for Saturday’s clash against Richmond at the MCG.
Team captain Andrew Swallow has revealed the atmosphere at the club grew so gloomy during a run of five defeats in seven games that even a rare victory didn’t give the players a boost.
Port Adelaide legend Warren Tredrea revealed on Friday that he is mentoring Adelaide Crows forward Taylor Walker.
Damien Hardwick says the Tigers must make tough calls – like sacking Daniel Connors – if the club is to become a power again.
Scott Watters has told Brendon Goddard to control his aggression and put his team first.
At an age when most players should be winding down, one of Sydney’s favourite sons, Jude Bolton, is arguably in career-best form as he bids to seal a 15th season with the club.
The high-flying Eagles might be well entrenched on the top half of the AFL ladder but rebounding defender Shannon Hurn believes there is still plenty of room for improvement.
Mature-aged recruit Tory Dickson says the team is remaining positive ahead of its interstate clash with Fremantle, despite a recent form slump which has seen heavy defeats in three of its past four matches.
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