CARLTON enacted revenge over Brisbane in their first meeting since the Lions won the NAB Cup against the Blues in the preseason competition with a hard fought 13 point victory.
The Blues started strongly out of the blocks controlling possession in their forward 50 but it was Rohan Bewick (3 Goals) for the Lions who kicked the first major of the game.
GEELONG has bounced back with force, putting on a clinic to outclass Port Adelaide by 48-points.
After suffering their first loss to Collingwood last round, the Cats were keen to make amends.
Bursting out of the blocks, the Cats kept the Power scoreless in the first term while adding seven majors of their own
THE Sydney Swans have stunningly smashed Collingwood by 47 points in front of 65,306 people at the MCG. On a perfect autumn’s night, the everywhere man, Adam Goodes, was one of many Swans players who played one of the best team worked games of the season.
Goodes kicked three goals and the Pies had no answer for the gigantic engine of the Swans’ team
Football Nation’s roving reporter DANIEL PAPROTH gives us his take and his picks on all the games of Round 9. Collingwood vs Sydney Friday 7:50 MCG Just when some people were prepared to concede Collingwood had perhaps slipped a little, what with its inconsistency and swag of injuries, the Pies came storming back with a committed
IT’S been a tough year and a rough week for the Essendon Football Club. And it just took another bad turn with the club announcing today that their CEO, Ian Robson, has resigned from the club effective immediately. In a statement that Robson released via the club’s website he said that this is not the
WELCOME to the latest instalment of Football Nation’s unofficial AFL injury list as we approach Round 9 of the 2013 season. We continue to trawl the web, looking at each club’s website, the AFL site and the main news sites in order to put together our best guess for a league-wide report. It’s not perfect but then again what
Unsatisfied with Melbourne’s ridiculous parking prices, I stopped the car outside an old unit somewhere near Albert and Hoddle st. It was a fair walk to the Yarra to see the Moomba festival, but I didn’t mind. It was still better than giving in to the absurd rates that Secure Parking charges despite having no guarantee or warranty that your
(DAILY ONE LINERS) Pictured: Dylan Grimes’ horrendous run of injuries continues, with the Richmond defender set to miss up to eight more weeks in the
COLLINGWOOD has confirmed that midfielder Dale Thomas was likely to miss the rest of the season with an ankle injury, while Dayne Beams was now certain to miss until at least round 14 with a quad injury. As revealed by The Age on Sunday, Beams had suffered a setback to his recovery from a quad
YET another busy day today for the AFL’s Match Review Panel after the incidents came through thick and fast from the weekend’s games and especially the halftime melee that marred the Richmond vs Melbourne game. On the basis of their review the MRP have laid the following charges: West Coast vs North Melbourne: After
THE ever growing injury list at the Fremantle Dockers has claimed another big name with news today that star forward Michael Walters will miss the next three to four weeks with an ankle injury. The gun forward injured his ankle during the third quarter of Fremantle’s draw with Sydney at the SCG on Saturday night.
NOT only did North Adelaide win for the fifth time this season, to move clear in third spot on the SANFL ladder, it came from behind to beat a form team in the Eagles, to demonstrate its credentials as a legitimate premiership contender. The Roosters are finding ways to win, which is a trait traditionally
Round 6 Results Collingwood 18.12-120 def Geelong Cats 16.11-107 1:00 PM, Sat 18 May at Victoria Park GOALS Collingwood: J. Paine 5, T. Allan 3, A. Didak 3, P. Yagmoor , K. Martin , T. Broomhead , B. Moloney , B. Richmond , J. Hellier , C. Mooney Geelong Cats: M. Brown
Round 9 Results Claremont 16.15 (111) def East Fremantle 9.15 (69) Sat, 18 May, 2:10 PM at Claremont Oval GOALS Claremont: 3 A.Hamp, M.Andrews, 2 N.Winmar, I.Richardson, 1 M.Davies, L.Smith, P.Mcginnity, J.Laurie, P.Medhurst, A.Foster East Fremantle: 3 R.Lester-smith, 2 J.Depane, 1 F.Macdougall, S.Henson, J.Schofield, B.Dalziell BEST Claremont: TBA East Fremantle: TBA South Fremantle 14.15 (99) def Peel Thunder
Round 7 Results West Adelaide 11.11-77 def Port Adelaide 9.8-62 7:10 PM, Fri 17 May at City Mazda Stadium GOALS West Adelaide: R. Ferguson (c) 3, A. Fielke 2, T. Keough 2, P. Nelson , D. Webb , S. Green , B. Macreadie Port Adelaide: G. Johncock 3, J. Johansen 2, L.
THE Melbourne Football Club may not have won but they at least played well enough for fans and the media to ease up on the pressure that they have piled onto the club as Richmond notched their fifth win of the season with a 34-point victory in front of 39,148 fans at the MCG.
Indeed while the Demons walked off the field with a sense of having achieved something, the Tigers were less than enthusiastic about their own performance as they struggled to put away their surprisingly feisty opponent
CARLTON coach Mick Malthouse admits the Blues remain very much a work in progress after grinding their way to an 18-point win over a disappointing Port Adelaide at Etihad Stadium.
Carlton won a scrappy game 16.13 (109) to 14.7 (91), with captain Marc Murphy kicking three goals playing mostly as a forward in his 150th match, Jeff Garlett snaring four and Heath Scotland slotting two majors in his 250th game
ADELAIDE’S 40-point win over St Kilda at AAMI Stadium on Sunday was an important one as it levelled its season at 4-4 after eight rounds.
The Crows, while not as dynamic as last week against the Giants, still managed to run the Saints off their legs. Tom Lynch kicked 10 goals last week for the Giants and against the Saints, he finished with 2-1 but perhaps may have enjoyed the win better given he was a former Saint
HAWTHORN coach Alastair Clarkson says the scoreboard “flattered” his team in its 83-point win over Greater Western Sydney at Aurora Stadium.
And while the result was largely a comfortable one, the most important factor to come out of the round for the Hawks is that they are flying on top of the ladder after seven straight wins. After round one, the Hawks appeared to be questioning themselves after the round one loss to Geelong
COLLINGWOOD veteran Alan Didak continued to push for a senior recall after a dominant second half for the Pies in the VFL against Geelong on Saturday. Pies VFL coach Dale Tapping said Didak had shown that he’s ready to play AFL again and is ready to be called upon. “Didak has been pretty good at
WITHOUT doubt the biggest change has come about with Geelong’s first loss of the season. In coming up just one goal short against Collingwood, the door was opened for Hawthorn to seize top spot on the ladder for the first time this year. Geelong hasn’t fallen far, after all they’ve only lost one game, and
IT’S ironic that it was Collingwood that was the first team of the season to beat the reigning premier Geelong by 13-points at Victoria Park on Saturday. It was only last year that the Pies also broke Port Melbourne’s famous winning streak that included its 2011 flag. But perhaps almost more ironic is the general
ST KILDA SAINTS
Sunday May 19, 4:10pm, AAMI Stadium
GAME OVER: ADELAIDE 12.15 (87) def ST KILDA 6.11 (47)
FREMANTLE and Sydney played in this season’s first draw on Saturday night at the SCG despite the Dockers trailing by 27 points midway through the final term.
Fremantle had plenty of opportunities early in the game to hurt the Swans on the scoreboard but inaccurate kicking in front of goal cost the harbor side dearly
IN a game that even their most loyal followers thought would be beyond them, the Collingwood Football Club demonstrated a toughness and resilience that has silenced the chorus of naysayers.
In front of an MCG crowd of 66,768 the Magpies handed Geelong their first defeat of season and in doing so re-invigorated their 2013 campaign
IN a massive upset, the Brisbane Lions headed to Melbourne, expected by many, except their most ardent fans, to lose but instead they upset the number two placed side and came away with the points.
Simon Black started the match in his second game of the year after being the Sub last week against West Coast. He found plenty of the ball with 12 first term touches and all of them were silky and effective.
A SEVEN goal to one second term has placed the Northern Blues back on the winners list, recording a 44-point win over North Ballarat. The Blues were dominant after a tight opening quarter, and never looked back infront of a home crowd at Visy Park. Carlton ruckman Shaun Hampson recorded over 60 hitouts, feeding the
WITH only seconds to spare, Nic Naitanui became the showstopper last night, as a thrilling after the siren goal stole the show from North Melbourne.
The win saved the Eagles from another gut-wrenching home ground loss after chalking up a poor 3-2 record this year.
Déjà vu came rushing back for Eagles fans, as the heroics of Leo Barry’s 2005 grand final-saving mark were quickly reversed – this time at the opposite end
Football Nation’s roving reporter DANIEL PAPROTH gives us his take and his picks on the first games of Round 8. West Coast vs North Melbourne Friday 8:40 Patersons Stadium Round eight kicks off with what is, on paper, a very interesting game. Both West Coast and North Melbourne are currently sitting outside the top eight with
WEST COAST EAGLES v NORTH MELBOURNE Friday May 17, 6:40pm, Patersons Stadium West Coast B: Brennan, Glass, Schofield HB: Hurn, Mackenzie, Waters C: Rosa, S Selwood, Gaff HF: LeCras, Darling, Masten F: Hill, Kennedy, Kerr Foll: Naitanui, Priddis, Shuey I/C: Sheppard, Wellingham, Cox, A Selwood Emg: Brown, Dalziell,
WELCOME to the latest instalment of Football Nation’s unofficial AFL injury list as we approach Round 8 of the 2013 season. We continue to trawl the web, looking at each club’s website, the AFL site and the main news sites in order to put together our best guess for a league-wide report. It’s not perfect but then again what
(DAILY ONE LINERS) Pictured: In another frustration for Carlton, the Blues are set to lose small forward Eddie Betts for three matches in a serious match review panel setback
RICHMOND’S Nick Vlastuin, the club’s top pick of the 2012 National Draft, has been rewarded for hi efforts in Saturday’s victory over Port Adelaide with the Round 7 Rising Star nomination. Vlastuin’s efforts in the the Tigers’ 41 point win over the Power included 23 disposals, 11 marks and one goal. Vlastuin was the ninth
HAWTHORN has announced that they have signed a new deal with yet another star player not named Lance Franklin, after revealing this morning that Jarryd Roughead has agreed to a two year contract extension. With one year still remaining on his current contract, the new deal will see the Hawks forward remain with the club
IT was a busy day today for the AFL’s Match Review Panel and that was in spite of the fact that there is still one game to be played in Round 7. Following a review of the weekend’s games the MRP have laid the following charges: Geelong vs Essendon James Kelly, Geelong, has been charged
THE heat remains on embattled Melbourne coach Mark Neeld and while some key media personalities from Melbourne’s major newspapers the Herald Sun and The Age were calling for his head today, it appears likely that Neeld may well see out at least another week. The Demons’ hierarchy are reluctant to sack Neeld this week despite
SOUTH Australia continued its State League dominance on Saturday with a resounding 82-point victory over NEAFL at Richmond Oval, for its 12th win from its past 14 interstate games, dating back to 1996. The victory was hard earned after a spirited fightback by the NEAFL in the second quarter, with a dominant second half squashing
THE Herald Sun has published a story this morning in which it reveals that Gold Coast Suns defender Nathan Bock is being investigated by both the Australian Sports Anti-Doping Authority (ASADA) and the AFL for the possible use of banned peptides. Bock, 30, is alleged to have self administered the banned peptide CJC-1295 in December
GOLD Coast’s first win at the MCG was a phenomenal one against Melbourne by 60-points. It may well have huge ramifications for coach Mark Neeld and even the president Don McLardy on Monday but right now the Suns have their second win of the season and are in a good place
MARK Neeld is not the only AFL coach in jeopardy with Brisbane Lions coach Michael Voss also facing the axe according to former coach Leigh Matthews. The question for Brisbane folk is can the Lions beat any of the following Essendon, Carlton, Collingwood, Fremantle, Geelong and Hawthorn and fellow struggler Gold Coast? Because that is
DIRECTLY after its 135-point shellacking to the hands of Adelaide, Greater Western Sydney coach Kevin Sheedy has criticised Melbourne-based AFL clubs for not having the “guts” to trade some of their experienced players for draft picks. It is understood that the Giants were after players in the ilk of Collingwood’s Dale Thomas, Carlton’s Matthew Kreuzer
COLLINGWOOD faces a season-defining fortnight after its disappointing 27-point loss to Fremantle on Saturday night. The Pies face Geelong and reigning premier Sydney over the next two weeks and at 4-3, it is forecast that it may very well be 4-5, heading into round 10. Coach Nathan Buckley questioned after the match whether his team
THERE are murmurings from senior media officials that Mark Neeld’s tenure as coach of Melbourne could be up as early as Monday with Melbourne set to lose to the Gold Coast Suns. Neeld, who has been under increasing pressure since its start to the season, has struggled to help some of the key Melbourne brigade
GOLD COAST SUNS
Sunday 12th May, 4:40pm, MCG
GOLD COAST 16.17.113 def MELBOURNE 7.12 (54)
GREATER WESTERN SYDNEY GIANTS
Sunday 12th May, 1:10pm, Skoda Stadium
GAME OVER: ADELAIDE 29.13 (187) def GWS GIANTS 7.10 (52)
HAWTHORN has overcome its tough start to its season with a 6-1 record after its 37-point win over Sydney at the MCG on Saturday night.
The Hawks horror draw included all of the other seven finallists from last season – and they only lost by a slim margin to Geelong in the opening round
THE effort was there but the Brisbane Lions came up short today in an entertaining game against West Coast at the Gabba.
Both teams are down on form in 2013 and it was the visitors who controlled the early tempo of the game with Josh Kennedy kicking the opening goal. The Lions needed to improve their first quarter efforts after being blown out of games early this season and they were able to do just that, trailing by just 8 points at the first break
Football Nation’s roving reporter DANIEL PAPROTH gives us his take and his picks on the first games of Round 7. Geelong vs Essendon Friday 7:50 Etihad Stadium There is always hype when two unbeaten teams meet two months into a season. But rarely has there seemed to be as much hype as there is for this
FORMER Carlton captain Chris Judd has signed a contract extension that will add one year to his current deal and keep him with the club through to the end of the 2014 season. And Carlton fans can be hopeful that they will see him playing for them beyond that. Judd, 29, joined Carlton after the 2007
GEELONG CATS v ESSENDON Friday 10th May, 7:50pm, Etihad Stadium Geelong B: Andrew Mackie, Tom Lonergan, Corey Enright HB: Cameron Guthrie, Harry Taylor, Taylor Hunt C: Mitch Duncan, Jimmy Bartel, Steven Motlop HF: Allen Christensen, Steve Johnson, Billie Smedts F: Mathew Stokes, Tom Hawkins, James Podsiadly Foll: Trent West, Joel Selwood, James Kelly Int: George
(DAILY ONE LINERS) Pictured: Are we seeing the first signs of decline in the magnificent career of Chris Judd or at this stage of his football life can he only get himself up for the big games
IN thrilling scenes at Trevor Barker Beach Oval, Sandringham defeated the Northern Blues by 13 points, after trailing by as much as 38 points at the 20 minute mark in the third quarter.
The Zebras put on a clinic since that moment, including seven goals in a row
WELCOME to the latest instalment of Football Nation’s unofficial AFL injury list as we approach Round 7 of the 2013 season. We continue to trawl the web, looking at each club’s website, the AFL site and the main news sites in order to put together our best guess for a league-wide report. It’s not perfect but then again what
THE other night I filled a couple of spare hours watching Kirk Jones’ 2012 ‘comedy’ “What to Expect When You’re Expecting”. A ‘heartfelt’ film about a group of couples who take different stances on the challenges of impending parenthood. Why? Good question. It was shocking. As a male I am contractually obliged to say “It didn’t have
(DAILY ONE LINERS) Pictured: Richmond ruckman Ivan Maric has made a promising recovery from an ankle injury and is considered a chance to face Port Adelaide at AAMI Stadium on Saturday
(DAILY ONE LINERS) Pictured: Saints utility Arryn Siposs is relishing the opportunity to forge a goal-kicking partnership with St Kilda skipper Nick Riewoldt
THE Tasmanian under 18′s have suffered a 59 point loss to the Eastern Ranges in their first game this year as part of their lead up to the 2013 NAB National Championships. In very cold conditions the match started out as a scrappy affair with Eastern eventually settling their nerves better and setting up a
IF they didn’t have bad luck the Demons would have no luck at all.
The Melbourne Football Club has revealed that co-captain Jack Grimes is set to miss up to eight weeks of football after breaking his collarbone in this afternoon’s 61-point loss to Carlton at the
Round 5 Results Geelong Cats 21.14-140 def Werribee Tigers 12.13-85 11:00 AM, Sat 4 May at Simonds Stadium GOALS Geelong Cats: N. Vardy 6, G. Burbury 6, S. Kersten 4, J. Caddy 2, D. McFarlane 2, J. Schroder Werribee Tigers: B. Warren 2, S. Clouston 2, R. Castello , T. McGenniss
Round 6 Results West Adelaide 18.7-115 def Glenelg 10.5-65 7:10 PM, Fri 3 May at City Mazda Stadium GOALS West Adelaide: T. Slattery 4, R. Anderson 3, B. Macreadie 2, T. Silverlock 2, J. Beech , D. Caire , D. Webb , T. Keough , L. Hill , S. Bricknell , M.
WHILE Carlton defeated Melbourne by 61-points and that was expected, perhaps what was not was the automatic dominance of forward Jarrad Waite, who took 10 marks and two goals from centre half forward.
Waite’s selection was seen to be a bit of gamble from the Blues coming into the match given he had played just the one VFL match on return from injury
COULD the AFL have engineered a more compelling game for next Friday night? After both Essendon and Geelong continued in their winning ways, their Round 7 matchup at Etihad Stadium looks set to be the game of the season. Sitting one notch behind that game will be the Grand Final rematch between Sydney and Hawthorn
Round 8 Results Peel Thunder 12.18 (90) def Subiaco 12.9 (81) Sat, 04 May 2:10 PM at Bendigo Bank Stadium GOALS Peel Thunder: 2 M.Orzel, K.Lawrence, C.Garlett, 1 J.Hawksley, T.Sheridan, M.Motlop, V.Michie, K.Thornton, B.Holmes Subiaco: 3 B.Stevenson, 2 R.Daniels, C.Wheeler, 1 J.Bristow, R.Herring, G.Hampson, J.Kayler-thomson, B.Mahoney BEST Peel Thunder: V.Michie, M.Orzel, B.Jones, C.Garlett, J.Flaherty Subiaco: C.Phelan, C.Wheeler, G.Hampson, B.Stevenson,
A DEPLETED Fremantle Dockers team came away with the four points after a 45 point win over the Gold Coast Suns at Metricon Stadium on Saturday night.
Led by Michael Waters four goals and Jon Griffins 31 hit outs and three goals, the Dockers took control of the match early a despite commendable efforts by the Suns were able to win comfortably
IS it encouraging or not so encouraging that Hawks superstar Lance Franklin was held goal-less for the second consecutive week and the Hawks have gone on to win a close one?
The Hawks prevailed by 11-points on the back of skipper Luke Hodge’s brilliant work in the midfield with 29 disposals
IT was first against worst according to the AFL ladder but the game proved to be far more interesting than any would have expected.
Maybe it was Kevin Sheedy finding a little something extra against his old club or maybe it was just complacency by the Bombers, but in a game of two very different halves, Essendon had to shake off a 21 point halftime deficit to defeat the GWS Giants by 39 points
WITH seniors coach Ken Hinkley back at home revovering from a viral infection that had seen him hospitalised just a few days ago, Port Adelaide faced North Melbourne in Hobart and came up just 10 points short.
For the Kangaroos it was a much needed victory, just their second for the season, and one that their supporters would have felt would have been easier to get
ST KILDA forward Justin Koschitzke faces a lengthy stint on the sidelines and has already been committed if you listen to leading commentators and social media. Collingwood midfielder Dayne Beams wrote on Twitter that Koschitzke’s hit on Pies youngster Jamie Elliott was ” fairly weak” shortly after the incident. ”Fairly weak that by Justin Koschitzke,”
THE Carlton Football Club has announced that Jaryd Cachia will make his senior debut for the club in tomorrow’s game against Melbourne at the MCG with vice-captain Andrew Carrazzo being withdrawn due to a corked calf. Cachia, 21, was elevated from the club’s rookie list earlier this week after Nicholas Graham, the club’s third round draft pick and
Football Nation’s roving reporter DANIEL PAPROTH gives us his take and his picks on the first games of Round 6. Collingwood vs St Kilda Friday 7:50 Etihad Stadium Collingwood’s opponent last week, Essendon, is certainly in dazzling form. But few would have predicted the Bombers to so run over the top of the Magpies towards
West Coast Eagles
WHEN: Sunday, May 5, 2013 at 2:40pm AWST
WHERE: Patersons Stadium (WA)
WHEN: Sunday, May 5, 2013 at 3:20pm AEST
WHERE: MCG (VIC)
WHEN: Sunday, May 5, 2013 at 1:10pm AEST
WHERE: SCG (NSW)
Gold Coast Suns
WHEN: Saturday, May 4, 2013 at 7:40pm AEST
WHERE: Metricon Stadium (QLD)
WHEN: Saturday, May 4, 2013 at 7:40pm AEST
WHERE: MCG (VIC)
WHEN: Saturday, May 4, 2013 at 4:10pm AEST
WHERE: AAMI Stadium (SA)
North Melbourne Kangaroos
Port Adelaide Power
WHEN: Saturday, May 4, 2013 at 2:10pm AEST
WHERE: Blundstone Arena (TAS)
Greater Western Sydney Giants
WHEN: Saturday, May 4, 2013 at 1:45pm AEST
WHERE: Etihad Stadium (VIC)
St Kilda Saints
WHEN: Friday, May 3, 2013 at 7:50pm AEST
WHERE: Etihad Stadium (VIC)
THE AFL’s round 5 was a mixture of old and new. We saw the traditional ANZAC Clash of Collingwood and Essendon. (See my ANZAC Clash infographic!) We also saw the tradition of ‘Richmond getting beaten by less than a goal’. We saw the two newest AFL clubs, Gold Coast and GWS battle it out. And we also witnessed the
THEY may not be getting the results on the field so far this year but the Adelaide Crows are getting things done in the office with an announcement this afternoon that they have re-signed Brent Reilly, Tom Lynch and Cam Ellis-Yolmen. “The blend of the list is very healthy at the moment, so to have Brent’s experience,
WELCOME to the latest instalment of Football Nation’s unofficial AFL injury list as we approach Round 6 of the 2013 season. We continue to trawl the web, looking at each club’s website, the AFL site and the main news sites in order to put together our best guess for a league-wide report. It’s not perfect but then again what
MENTION “free agency” to any old footy codger at the pub and brace yourself for a wave of beer scented spit through angry false teeth. “Free agency?! I remember when..”
Yes. You do remember when footballers played for a pittance.
FORMER club great David Schwarz has cast doubt on Melbourne coach Mark Neeld being at the helm as coach next season. Schwarz appeared clearly frustrated at his old clubs’ situation and doesn’t believe that players are improving or performing for the coach. “I don’t think so. No,” Schwab said on Fox Footy’s Open Mike. “I
FOUR Rounds into the 2013 VFL season, Geelong and the Casey Scorpions remain undefeated while pre-season fancy Werribee is floundering after heavy defeats against Williamstown and Sandringham. Regular contributor Andrew Calleja takes a look at how your side is faring and the month ahead. Bendigo Gold Went into Round 1 with a side averaging just
GUN Fremantle midfielder Nathan Fyfe has been charged with a level two kicking offence, (250 demerit points, 2 match sanction) after an incident involving Richmond midfielder Daniel Jackson in the second quarter of Friday night’s clash. Upon a guilty plea, Fyfe can reduce his sanction to one match and 187.50 demerit points. Richmond’s Brad Helbig
The WAFL kicked off Round 7 on ANZAC Day with three of the rounds four matches played on Thursday. The first of the three games saw Perth continue their early season form with an impressive 51 point victory over East Perth at Brownes Stadium. The Demons never looked in doubt and were in front at
ANZAC Day is a special event on the SANFL calendar but it wasn’t the football on the field that created the headlines this week, it was the half time confrontation between the coaches. Reigning premier Norwood moved back to the top of the ladder after beating West Adelaide by 26 points, after trailing by 10
Round 7 Results Perth 19.16 (130) def East Perth 11.13 (79) Thu, 25 Apr, 2:10 PM at Brownes Stadium GOALS Perth: 4 S.Tunbridge, P.Bevan, 2 B.Stack, M.Florio, M.Moody, D.White, F.Mcinnes, 1 A.Smith East Perth: 3 S.Lycett, 2 J.Smith, B.Higgins, A.Bennell, 1 M.Seal, G.Moss BEST Perth: J.Risol, P.Bevan, S.Tunbridge, A.Smith, M.Boyle East Perth: B.Lee, C.Wulff, P.Johnson, S.Wellingham, M.Rosa West Perth
Round 5 Results Norwood 9.13-67 def West Adelaide 6.5-41 3:10 PM, Thu 25 Apr at Coopers Stadium GOALS Norwood: B. Zorzi 2, D. Pfeiffer 2, K. Murphy , S. Phillips , M. Grigg , B. Jefferies , B. Dawe West Adelaide: P. Nelson 2, T. Silverlock 2, B. Kirk ,
THE Brisbane Lions secured their second win of the season after a hard fought win over the Melbourne Demons at The Gabba in front of a disappointing crowd of just 19,018.
In a scrappy affair that won’t make too many 2013 highlight reels, Brisbane did just enough to see off the plucky Dees who were hoping to get their second win in succession
COLLINGWOOD’S Luke Ball says he pulled up well from his return match from injury in the VFL on Friday night against Bendigo in Bendigo. Ball snared 25 disposals in the Pies 116-point win over the Gold. “I am (feeling good), actually. After 12 months you don’t know how it’s going to feel,” Ball said. “I
CARLTON’S Jarrad Waite failed to kick a goal for the Northern Blues in his return match from a calf injury but that didn’t worry the Blues’ coaching staff who were just relieved the star forward had got through unscathed against Port Melbourne at Preston City Oval on Sunday. Waite finished with 12 disposals and six
HAWTHORN’S Cyril Rioli was the story of this epic three-point win over North Melbourne at the MCG on Sunday.
Rioli kicked four goals in the second half and was the most electrifying forward on the field but suffered a hamstring injury mid-way through the final term that appeared serious. Given Rioli’s history with hamstring injuries, this one could blowout to be a six week injury
Five weeks in and we are starting to see some separation amongst the teams in this year’s competition but as you cast your eye over the top eight there is no more surprising team at the top end than Port Adelaide. The Power is sitting very comfortably at the number two spot and deservedly so.
Round 4 Results Bendigo Gold 9.6-60 lost to Collingwood 25.26-176 6:30 PM, Fri 26 Apr at Queen Elizabeth Oval GOALS Bendigo Gold: C. Walls 2, A. Pollock , R. Thomson , J. Bolton , T. Hams , . Magin , B. McInnes , D. Toman Collingwood: K. Martin 4,
North Melbourne Kangaroos
WHEN: Sunday, April 28, 2013 at 4:40pm EST
WHERE: MCG (VIC)
Final Score: HAWTHORN 14.15 (99) def NORTH MELBOURNE 13.18 (96)
WHEN: Sunday, April 28, 2013 at 3:20pm EST
WHERE: The Gabba (QLD)
Final Score: BRISBANE 17.20 (122) def MELBOURNE 14.10 (94)
PORT Adelaide came back from a 41 point deficit late in the third term to stun the West Coast Eagles by five points on Saturday night at AAMI Stadium.
It was vintage West Coast for the first half with the Eagles overwhelming the Power through the midfield and generating a lot of supply inside their forward half of the ground
EVERYONE expected Geelong to race away with a thumping victory over the Western Bulldogs on Saturday night, but few would have predicted what happened in the final term.
Leading by 36 points at three-quarter time it seemed to be a matter of how much the Cats would win by. But Geelong could manage just five behinds in the last quarter, going goalless as the Bulldogs kicked three goals