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Sun 13 Oct 2019

State of play: Which deals will get done?

premium_icon State of play: Which deals will get done?

With three days left before the trade deadline slams shut, several big names remain in limbo after requesting moves. Which deals will get done?

Footy’s biggest trade bombshells

premium_icon Footy’s biggest trade bombshells

Players nominating a trade destination has become commonplace but it wasn't always the wat. Here's some of the biggest shocks to have rocked past trade periods.

Riewoldt sounds Tigers warning to rivals

premium_icon Riewoldt sounds Tigers warning to rivals

Richmond know how hard it is to win back-to-back premierships and the club will be better prepared this time around, according to Jack Riewoldt.  

Riewoldt backs great mate’s Bathurst tilt

premium_icon Riewoldt backs great mate’s Bathurst tilt

Jack Riewoldt has experienced sporting success twice and will be at Mount Panorama to watch his close friend Scott McLaughlin strive for the same feat.

Sat 12 Oct 2019

Revealed: Swans stars the Bombers want for Daniher

premium_icon Revealed: Swans stars the Bombers want for Daniher

Essendon and Sydney have held talks over a trade for Joe Daniher but the Bombers’ request for two Swans guns illustrates just how far apart the two clubs are

Inside Gallen’s England training camp before Hall fight

premium_icon Inside Gallen’s England training camp before Hall fight

Paul Gallen is determined to take down Barry Hall. And the NRL legend has gone far and wide to ensure he will hit their fight in peak condition

Fri 11 Oct 2019

Footy club appeals junior star’s 18-week striking ban

premium_icon Footy club appeals junior star’s 18-week striking ban

A country football club is appealing the 18-week suspension of one of its juniors following a grand final that left two of his rivals in hospital

Adelaide crows complete savage clean-out

Adelaide crows complete savage clean-out

The Crows’ calamitous results in 2018-19 have now claimed four huge scalps: the coach, captain, footy boss and a senior assistant

Why the Suns, Blues need a Martin back-up plan

premium_icon Why the Suns, Blues need a Martin back-up plan

As clubs come to the realisation that Essendon might hold firm on Joe Daniher, Carlton and Gold Coast are clamouring to hatch a fall-back plan for Jack Martin.

Draft prospects: why clubs want top-10 picks

premium_icon Draft prospects: why clubs want top-10 picks

There’s plenty of depth in this year’s national draft. See why some clubs want to trade up as we look at some of the hottest prospects in this year’s AFL draft.

Players tell Bombers: Hold Joe to his contract

premium_icon Players tell Bombers: Hold Joe to his contract

Essendon skipper Dyson Heppell helped convince Orazio Fantasia to stay a Bomber. Now the playing group is lobbying the club to hold Joe Daniher to his contract

Suns' ace in Greenwood chase

premium_icon Suns' ace in Greenwood chase

The Suns have an ace in the hole that leaves the Crows between a rock and a hard place with wantaway midfielder Hugh Greenwood

Martin desperate to play with Betts

premium_icon Martin desperate to play with Betts

Carlton's plan to bring Eddie Betts home is already reaping benefits, with wantaway Sun Jack Martin bkeen to learn alongside the superstar small forward.

Thu 10 Oct 2019

Inside dramatic Saints, Dockers negotiations

premium_icon Inside dramatic Saints, Dockers negotiations

St Kilda is trying to secure Brad Hill, Zak Jones, Paddy Ryder and Dougal Howard this trade period. Where are the Saints at with the swag of deals?

Power fumes at Fantasia backflip

premium_icon Power fumes at Fantasia backflip

Port Adelaide thought they had Orazio Fantasia and were even prepared to deal on a young gun to get a trade done. But the Bomber is staying put.

Lions lock in Hodge replacement

premium_icon Lions lock in Hodge replacement

No Luke Hodge, no worries. Brisbane have found a like-for-like replacement for the retiring champion — and like Hodge he’s coming from Hawthorn.

Stocker exchange set to come up trumps for Blues

premium_icon Stocker exchange set to come up trumps for Blues

It was one of the biggest trade punts in Carlton’s history, but the Liam Stocker-pick swap deal of 2018 could help the Blues snare the two key trade targets.

Wed 9 Oct 2019

First trade of AFL silly season is a monster

First trade of AFL silly season is a monster

We had to wait two-and-a-half days for the first move in the AFL Trade Period but it’s one that promises to shape next season like no other.

Full list of AFL Qld Schools Cup games being live streamed

premium_icon Full list of AFL Qld Schools Cup games being live streamed

Schools from around the state are bringing their best and fairest to converge on the AFL Queensland Schools Cup State Finals on October 18.

‘Embarrassed’ Rioli vows to return

‘Embarrassed’ Rioli vows to return

An “embarrassed” Willie Rioli has vowed to prove the doubters wrong and return to AFL football with his career in limbo as he faces a four-year ban.

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