(DAILY ONE LINERS) St Kilda: Farren Ray could continue at St Kilda next season despite languishing in the VFL this year and fielding interest from aggressive trade player Melbourne
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(DAILY ONE LINERS): Sydney Swans: The Swans had an enormous chance to break their long drought against Collingwood in round 20 this year, but co-captain Jarrad McVeigh admits they wilted under the fourth-quarter pressure
(DAILY ONE LINERS) North Melbourne: Brent Harvey will officially miss the first six rounds of 2013 after the AFL appeals board tonight continued its almost-perfect record of rejecting challenges to tribunal rulings
(DAILY ONE LINERS) Western Bulldogs: Ruckman Will Minson is set to reject the lure of free agency and re-sign at the Western Bulldogs
(DAILY ONE LINERS) Hawthorn: Veteran midfielder Chance Bateman will retire at the conclusion of the Hawks’ 2012 season
(DAILY ONE LINERS) Geelong: Cats champion Matthew Scarlett has officially announced his retirement from AFL football
(DAILY ONE LINERS) Richmond: Tough nut Jake King will need surgery on his left knee after coming to grips with the extinguishing of Richmond’s faint finals hopes
(DAILY ONE LINERS) Greater Western Sydney: Retired Demon Brad Green looms as a potential “top-up” target for Greater Western Sydney if the expansion club is unable to meet its needs through trades or uncontracted players.
(DAILY ONE LINERS) West Coast: Premiership utility Andrew Embley is on the verge of a playing comeback to ease an Eagles forward line injury crisis
(DAILY ONE LINERS) Adelaide: Crows forward Kurt Tippett will this week see an Adelaide neurologist to help decide his future after suffering a third concussion in five weeks
(DAILY ONE LINERS) Western Bulldogs: The Bulldogs are considering a whole new more ferocious look in their brand image across the AFL and the Australian sporting landscape
(DAILY ONE LINERS) Hawthorn: Luke Hodge is reportedly making a strong recovery from a knee injury and is still a chance to play in Saturday’s clash with Collingwood
(DAILY ONE LINERS): Geelong: Chris Scott said earlier today that Port Adelaide’s push for Boak to quickly decide his future prompted the Cats’ weekend trip to Adelaide to make their case
(DAILY ONE LINERS) St Kilda: Small forward Ahmed Saad has attributed his breakthrough debut season in the AFL to the coaching staff at the Saints – with a tip of the hat to his junior soccer mentors in his home country of Egypt
(DAILY ONE LINERS) Geelong: Forgotten Geelong ruckman Nathan Vardy is eying a shock return to football in the next month after completing a training session yesterday
(DAILY ONE LINERS) Carlton: The Blues hope to unleash club champion Marc Murphy in his return from a fractured shoulder in Friday’s crucial AFL round-16 clash with North Melbourne
(DAILY ONE LINERS) Greater Western Sydney: Former rugby league star Matthew Johns said Greater Western Sydney forward Israel Folau will walk away from his AFL contract and return to the NRL next year
(DAILY ONE LINERS) Brisbane: Former Brisbane brickie Dayne Zorko is fast cementing himself as one of the modern game’s great accidental footballers
(DAILY ONE LINERS): West Coast: West Coast forward Mark Nicoski’s 2012 season is over
(DAILY ONE LINERS) Adelaide: The Crows will not contest a three-match AFL ban for key forward Taylor Walker for his spear tackle on Richmond’s Steven Morris
(DAILY ONE LINERS) Essendon: The team will play in colours other than red and black for the first time in the club’s 140-year history this weekend, having bowed to the AFL’s demand for a clash guernsey after six years of stubborn resistance
(DAILY ONE LINERS) Essendon: VIC Metro coach Rohan Welsh has added another layer of hype to Essendon-bound junior star Joe Daniher, declaring he could be the best talent in this year’s draft pool
(DAILY ONE LINERS) St Kilda: Saints captain Nick Riewoldt is on track to recover from a minor calf injury in time for Sunday’s vital clash with North Melbourne
(DAILY ONE LINERS) Collingwood: Star Collingwood midfielder Scott Pendlebury is pushing hard to return from a cracked right tibia against Fremantle this Saturday, Magpies coach Nathan Buckley says
(DAILY ONE LINERS) Essendon: As Fremantle was forced to replace four players for tomorrow night’s clash with Essendon, the Bombers reacted to their two-game losing run by dropping three
(DAILY ONE LINERS) Brisbane: The Lions are set to make a big play for out-of-contract Adelaide star Kurt Tippett.
(DAILY ONE LINERS) Port Adelaide: Power coach Matthew Primus says he has asked midfielder Travis Boak if he has decided on his future, but didn’t get an answer
(DAILY ONE LINERS) Sydney Swans: Swans ruckman Shane Mumford feels he’s still a few weeks away from his best, but is ready to lift for the challenge of Geelong and show the reigning premiers what they let go
(DAILY ONE LINERS) West Coast: Champion Data has tracked every one-on-one contest this season, charting wins, losses and “neutral” results for all defenders, with West Coast captain Darren Glass the man you could rely on most in a clutch scenario
(DAILY ONE LINERS) Collingwood: Nathan Buckley recently admitted that the first half of his first season as Collingwood coach has been even more intense than he thought it would be
(DAILY ONE LINERS) Gold Coast: Gary Ablett is adamant the Suns aren’t sucking the flair out of Jared Brennan’s game despite the versatile left-footer being forced to change the way he plays to suit the team.
(DAILY ONE LINERS) St Kilda: Veteran midfielder Lenny Hayes is primed for a titanic battle against the polished and in-form Adelaide Crows midfield in Adelaide on Friday night
(DAILY ONE LINERS) Hawthorn: Hawks superstar Lance Franklin is free to play next week after having his report for a sling tackle thrown out by the AFL match review panel
(DAILY ONE LINERS) North Melbourne: Club chairman James Brayshaw said he took great exception to accusations he was part of a boys’ club which ran the Kangaroos
(DAILY ONE LINERS) Greater Western Sydney: The Giants’ big-bodied kids already threaten to eclipse the Gold Coast Suns
(DAILY ONE LINERS) Essendon: If the Brownlow was held now Essendon captain Jobe Watson would win by a vote from Gary Ablett – but Brett Deledio is closing fast. That’s the fans’ verdict after 10 rounds
(DAILY ONE LINERS) Richmond: Brett Deledio says the Tigers are mindful of the hype that threatens to engulf the club as it pushes towards a rare finals series.
(DAILY ONE LINERS) Hawthorn: Hawthorn faces the prospect of losing acting captain Jordan Lewis for two matches after the AFL match review panel charged the rugged midfielder for his shirtfront on North Melbourne’s Todd Goldstein.
(DAILY ONE LINERS) Carlton: Key forward Jarrad Waite will miss his third straight game, against Port Adelaide this weekend, with his absence playing a part in the Blues’ stuttering form
(DAILY ONE LINERS) Brisbane: Lions coach Michael Voss will back a group of unheralded youngsters to fill the void left by injured veteran Simon Black when the ladder-leading West Coast Eagles visit the Gabba on Sunday
(DAILY ONE LINERS) Richmond: Forget the debate about Jack Watts and Nic Naitanui. That’s done and dusted. But there’s another elephant in the room of overlooked No.1 picks — a kid called Trent Cotchin
(DAILY ONE LINERS) Richmond: Defender Bachar Houli says the Tigers players finally believe they can be up there with the best sides in the competition.
(DAILY ONE LINERS) Brisbane: Coach Michael Voss has revealed victory has become a secondary focus for the battling Lions.
(DAILY ONE LINERS) Richmond: Richmond plays Hawthorn this weekend, which is normally the perfect time for a spot of Deledio-bashing.
(DAILY ONE LINERS) Western Bulldogs: Midfielder Adam Cooney will be pushing to return for Friday night’s clash against Geelong after missing the past two rounds through injury
(DAILY ONE LINERS) Carlton: Star midfielder Marc Murphy will be out until round 14 with a shoulder injury that requires surgery.
(DAILY ONE LINERS) Essendon: The club says there is a “good chance” star forward Michael Hurley will be used in a defensive role on Richmond spearhead Jack Riewoldt in tomorrow night’s Dreamtime at the ‘G clash
(DAILY ONE LINERS) West Coast: The Eagles appear likely to have a batch of players, including ruckman Nic Naitanui, back for their home game against St Kilda on Sunday
(DAILY ONE LINERS) West Coast: West Coast fans are used to seeing tough on-baller Daniel Kerr physically worse for wear after games – but not quite like this.
(DAILY ONE LINERS) Essendon: Jason Winderlich’s injured hamstring is feeling tight and the Essendon AFL speedster’s return date has been set back another month until after round
(DAILY ONE LINERS) Gold Coast: A defiant Guy McKenna remains convinced he is the right man to take the Gold Coast Suns beyond this year.
(DAILY ONE LINERS) Carlton: Brett Ratten says he won’t hesitate to rest captain Chris Judd again this season despite the intense media scrutiny of his decision to leave him out of last week’s team
(DAILY ONE LINERS) Greater Western Sydney: Kevin Sheedy has welcomed the potential return of Gold Coast captain Gary Ablett for the two AFL newcomers’ clash on Saturday, saying the Giants have the power to curb his influence
(DAILY ONE LINERS) Hawthorn: An over-reliance on an ageing midfield core leaves them vulnerable against the AFL’s best sides, club great David Parkin believes.
(DAILY ONE LINERS) Sydney Swans: Swans midfielder and Hawthorn discard Josh Kennedy has vaulted into equal favouritism for the Brownlow Medal after an incredible start to the 2012 season
(DAILY ONE LINERS) Gold Coast: If the AFL had a most improved player award, Karmichael Hunt would be a clear front-runner. Hunt is rapidly developing into a competitive footballer this season
(DAILY ONE LINERS) Sydney Swans: Swans star Adam Goodes isn’t putting a time limit on his stellar career as he prepares to play his club-record 304th AFL game
(DAILY ONE LINERS) Hawthorn: There is a reasonable case to be made that Hawthorn would be unbeaten if captain Luke Hodge had not been hurt in the Hawks’ final training session on the eve of their season-opener
(DAILY ONE LINERS) Carlton: Defender Jeremy Laidler will miss 6-8 weeks after having surgery on his injured left knee today.
(DAILY ONE LINERS) Geelong: Jimmy Bartel has flagged a possible shift in Cats playing style after a grinding win over Richmond at Simonds Stadium.
(DAILY ONE LINERS) Sydney Swans: Here’s some good news for Swans fans – Dan Hannebery believes he is not yet back to his best
(DAILY ONE LINERS) Greater Western Sydney: It took new GWS Giants assistant coach and AFL legend Dermott Brereton just half an hour with code crosser Israel Folau to realise the criticism of the former rugby league international has been hasty and harsh
(DAILY ONE LINERS) Western Bulldogs: Brownlow medallist Adam Cooney accepts that he will never regain his best form but is confident he can play a productive part in the re-bulding of the Western Bulldogs.
(DAILY ONE LINERS) Carlton: If Carlton’s ruck dominance takes it all the way to a premiership, Shaun Hampson will be far better known for his relationship with Matthew Kreuzer
(DAILY ONE LINERS) Adelaide: Star defender Ben Rutten says the Crows are developing into a team with the X-factor to match the four big Victorian sides of Collingwood, Geelong, Hawthorn and Carlton.
(DAILY ONE LINERS) Melbourne: Forward Aaron Davey could return to the Demons line-up against Richmond on Saturday, despite not playing at any level last weekend.
(DAILY ONE LINERS) Carlton: Midfielder Bryce Gibbs says he is close to re-signing with the Blues and believes defenders Michael Jamison and Nick Duigan are in line for a recall for Friday night’s blockbuster against Collingwood
(DAILY ONE LINERS) Greater Western Sydney: Giants forward Jeremy Cameron has provided a bright spark in an otherwise dismal weekend for the AFL’s new boys, picking up the Round 2 Rising Star nomination
(DAILY ONE LINERS) Richmond: The heat is on young Richmond forward Ty Vickery after coach Damien Hardwick labelled his round one AFL performance as poor as he has seen him play
(DAILY ONE LINERS) Carlton: Captain Chris Judd has worked on his “running patterns” in a bid to regain his Brownlow Medal efficiency this season
(DAILY ONE LINERS) West Coast: Midfielder Andrew Embley hopes he’s done enough to avoid the green vest in Saturday’s AFL clash with Melbourne at Patersons Stadium
(DAILY ONE LINERS) Adelaide: Adelaide forward Kurt Tippett, who falls out of contract at the end of the AFL season, has been told to become a Crow for life by teammate Scott Thompson
(DAILY ONE LINERS) Hawthorn: A game-eve calf injury has forced Hawthorn captain Luke Hodge out of tonight’s Round 1 blockbuster against Collingwood.
(DAILY ONE LINERS) Fremantle: Coach Ross Lyon has resisted the temptation to rush back David Mundy, ruling the star midfielder out of Saturday night’s clash against Geelong at Patersons
(DAILY ONE LINERS) West Coast: When the going gets tough in season 2012, West Coast midfielder Matt Rosa won’t have to search too hard to find motivation.
(DAILY ONE LINERS) Hawthorn: The Hawks’ Broc McCauley will tackle experienced Collingwood ruckman Darren Jolly at the MCG on Friday night
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(DAILY ONE LINERS) Hawthorn: Hawks half-back Matt Suckling hopes his big summer in the gym will help him become a better player in
(DAILY ONE LINERS) Sydney Swans: Adam Goodes is the toughest match-up in football and he’s proud of it
(DAILY ONE LINERS) Hawthorn: A good big man is always better than a good small man. That’s why Hawthorn’s Lance Franklin and Collingwood’s Travis Cloke are the best two players in the
(DAILY ONE LINERS) Greater Western Sydney: The only person sweating more than Israel Folau about his date this week with the tribunal is AFL boss Andrew Demetriou
(DAILY ONE LINERS) Geelong: New captain Joel Selwood and Brownlow medallist Jimmy Bartel are among a host of Geelong stars who will return for the Cats’ final AFL pre-season hit-out against the Western Bulldogs on Saturday
(DAILY ONE LINERS) West Coast: High flying West Coast big man Nic Naitanui has leapt in as early favourite to win the coveted AFL mark of the year
(DAILY ONE LINERS) St Kilda: St Kilda forward Nick Riewoldt has admitted he was shocked by the sudden defection of Ross Lyon to Fremantle Dockers, but says he holds no grudge against his former coach
(DAILY ONE LINERS) Brisbane: Daniel Merrett may not want to play forward but Michael Voss thinks he will have to get used to it after he excelled there in Brisbane’s 64-point preseason thrashing of Carlton
(DAILY ONE LINERS) Carlton: Blues forward Jarrard Waite says he looking forward to a fresh start in season 2012 after another frustrating and injury-plagued year
(DAILY ONE LINERS) Carlton: Blues skipper Chris Judd will make his 2012 debut in Maroochydore this weekend, as Carlton squares off against the Brisbane Lions in Round three of the NAB Cup
(DAILY ONE LINERS) Essendon: The Bombers have included defender Jason Winderlich to their lienup for this weekend for his first game since he injured his knee in round 4 against Carlton last season.
(DAILY ONE LINERS) Brisbane: Lions coach Michael Voss says he was lucky to keep his job after last season, when the club won just four games
(DAILY ONE LINERS) Geelong: Cats spearhead James Podsiadly is on the verge of a senior return and could be back as early as this weekend against Richmond
(DAILY ONE LINERS) Gold Coast: Suns coach Guy McKenna has urged his young stars to step up and take the scalp of a Geelong premiership player tonight
(DAILY ONE LINERS) Richmond: Brett Deledio has set his sights on a return in the third round of the NAB Cup as he steps up his recovery from a hamstring injury
(DAILY ONE LINERS) Adelaide: With as much as 200mm of rain predicted to fall in Alice Springs, Jason Porplyzia will be hoping the match goes ahead after edging closer to his long-awaited comeback yesterday
(DAILY ONE LINERS) Essendon: The Bombers will recall captain Jobe Watson for its NAB Cup clash against St Kilda on Saturday, but Michael Hurley is likely to miss again with a hamstring injury
(DAILY ONE LINERS) Geelong: The Cats have started negotiations with premiership coach Chris Scott for a contract extension