Hope springs eternal in the pre-season and Brenton Sanderson’s return to the Crows‘ fold yesterday served up everything that the club and the fans wanted to hear.
It’s a far cry from what the Magpies do but it’s a start as the Lions will prepare to send “six or seven” players to Arizona in November for altitude training in the pre-season.
The Blues begin their preparation for next season by extending the contracts of Shaun Hampson, David Ellard and Dennis Armfield.
Mick Malthouse belives that Alan Didak can overcome a scoring drought in tonight’s preliminary final.
The Bombers need to watch out as their former coach Kevin Sheedy says the Giants will not hesitate in making a play for current Essendon key position player Michael Hurley.
Can new Dockers coach Ross Lyon put together a package that will see Mitch Clark playing in Freo next year?
A look at whether or not a Cats vs Magpies Grand Final is inevitable.
Greater Western Sydney:
GWS coach Kevin Sheedy is in mid-season form, advocating a tit-for-tat approach by Melbourne clubs to punish Fremantle over the heist of Ross Lyons
Add the Gold Coast to the list of Mick Malthouse destinations for 2012. Apparently Suns coach Guy McKenna wants to reunite with his long-time mentor.
There will be no last minute guessing about the status of Hawthorn’s Buddy Franklin as he trains with the squad this week and showed good form.
A quick look at the contenders for this years ‘Bluey’ Truscott Trophy for the Demons’ best and fairest player.
Kangaroos coach Brad Scott says former Camperdown coach Ken Hinkley was the right man to replace Ross Lyon as coach of St Kilda.
The Power announced the retirement of utility Danny Meyer and the release of Marlon Motlop and rookie listed pair Callum Hay and Matthew Westhoff.
With no finals appearance again this year Richmond can at least begin their pre-season preparation knowing that captain Chris Newman has recovered from his knee injury.
Will the Saints make Rodney Eade their next coach? While St Kilda is meeting with the former Swans and Bulldogs coach they are keeping their options open.
The Swans have announced the return of Peter Berbakov as the Planning and Operations Manager for their football program.
Carlton legend Anthony Koutafides believes that history could be with the West Coast Eagles as they prepare for their preliminary finals match against the Cats.
Does the appointment of low-profile coaches such as Brendan McCartney at the Bulldogs mean we will finally get a chance to see Gary Ayres back in the AFL?