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As if the competition for spots in the Crows team wasnít hot enough, the club now has the option of upgrading a player from its rookie list to be available for selection for the rest of the season.
In his 89 senior AFL matches with the Lions and Richmond, Andrew Raines hasn’t tasted a whole lot of success.
Carlton coach Brett Ratten wants to be bold. Bryce Gibbs needs to be bold.
Influential AFL player agent Liam Pickering expects gun Collingwood forward Travis Cloke will sign a new contract to most likely stay with the Magpies.
The Neville Fields deal is the gift that keeps on giving for Essendon, and in its detail lies a remarkable irony.
Kepler Bradley wasn’t named in Fremantle’s round 11 side, but Dockers general manager football operations Chris Bond says he could be ready to return.
Veteran speedster David Wojcinski will play his long-awaited 200th game against Carlton tonight.
Umpires should pay early free kicks in matches to send a message to taggers who use illegal tactics, according to Gary Ablett.
Greater Western Sydney:
Giants midfielder Stephen Coniglio will miss a month of football, after sustaining a thumb injury.
The Hawks are hopeful Luke Hodge can lead the club for only the third time this season before the month is out.
With free agency looming at the end of this season and Collingwood allegedly showing interest, Melbourne ruckman Mark Jamar has ended all speculation by signing a new three year deal to stay with Demons.
Club chairman James Brayshaw said he took great exception to accusations he was part of a boys’ club which ran the Kangaroos.
The Crows have Jared Petrenko. And now Port Adelaide has found its forward line wrecking ball.
Damien Hardwick calls it footy’s ”arms race”. Richmond has been outgunned for years in football department spending, and knows that it matters. The club sees a clear link between that figure and success, as presented by football director Craig Cameron in The Age a few weeks ago.
The club’ ruck crisis is nearing an end with Scott Watters revealing first-choice ruckman Ben McEvoy is in line to return from knee surgery against Adelaide next week.
Nick Malceski and Andrejs Everitt will line up for Sydney when they take on Essendon tomorrow night.
West Coast Eagles legend and former Club Champion Dean Kemp is kicking off his own football academy next month in WA’s south west.
He has only been at Whitten Oval for six months but versatile key position Fletcher Roberts has already piled on eight kilograms to his previously light frame.
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