on air now
Tony Shaw blasts “Collingwood Crabs”

Tony Shaw has slammed Collingwood’s midfielders following Shawry branded them the “Collingwood Crabs.” The Magpie great told 3AW the Pies’ engine room makes it hard for the team to score. “They’re not great disposers of the ball that help the forward line become potent,” Shaw said on Sunday afternoon. Click PLAY above for the full discussion

Port powers past Pies in Paddy’s 200th

TODAY’S LINE-UP: Leigh Matthews, Matthew Lloyd, Tim Lane, Tony Leonard, Mick Warner, and Doc Larkins. ===== Matthew Lloyd gave the votes today, saying it was one of the toughest matches he’s had to hand out votes for all year: 5. Robbie Gray (Port) 4. Matt White (Port) 3. Ollie Wines (Port) 2. Sam Gray (Port) 1. […]

Kane Cornes clashes with a caller over media access to players

Kane Cornes has clashed with a caller over media access in the AFL. Listener John called 3AW Football, saying players don’t want to be more available than they already are. But Cornes argued more access would allow clubs to control how players are approached. Click PLAY above for the full debate

23/06/2017 / 01:17
Kane Cornes brands 2016 recruiting “as bad as ever”

Kane Cornes has taken aim at 2016’s recruiters. Cornes told 3AW Football that the recruiting last year was so bad, it may impact future trades. Daniel Wells, Chris Mayne, Brett Deledio, Travis Cloke, and Ty Vickery are just some of the players who have failed to make a big impact at new clubs in 2017. “I […]

23/06/2017 / 05:39
After-the-siren Rohan goal gives Sydney a one-point win

TODAY’S LINE-UP from 6PM: Matthew Lloyd, Kane Cornes, Dwayne Russell, and Bruce Eva. ===== THE WASH-UP Essendon veteran James Kelly spoke to 3AW on Saturday afternoon. Kelly was involved in a seemingly innocuous rushed behind on the quarter-time siren, when he rushed a behind from a Franklin snapshot. Kelly may have been able to keep the […]

‘One per club’: Gil McLachlan on social media and mental health

AFL boss Gil McLachlan says players would be better off staying away from social media. And he estimated at least one footballer at each club would be battling mental health issues. The comments come after Western Bulldogs forward Travis Cloke yesterday revealed he would take an indefinite break to look after his mental health. “I think it’s actually […]

23/06/2017 / 11:02
Cameron Ling: “The AFL will have to back the money truck up to get players into AFLX”

Cameron Ling has a message for the AFL if they want AFLX to get off the ground. Show us the money. The AFL has floated a showcase of the spinoff game as a bridge in the bye between the season proper and the finals. But Lingy told 3AW Football it will only work if there’s […]

22/06/2017 / 04:16
Travis Cloke to take indefinite break

Travis Cloke has been granted indefinite leave to battle mental health issues. Cloke will be unavailable for selection with a return date undetermined at this stage. The key forward will continue to take part in the training program as he manages the issue. Cloke has played six games for the Dogs since crossing from Collingwood at the […]

Hawthorn scores stunning upset win over Adelaide

TODAY’S LINE-UP from 6PM: Cameron Ling, Daniel Harford, Dwayne Russell, Bruce Eva, and Nick Butler. ===== A very happy Hawthorn skipper Jarryd Roughead spoke to 3AW in the rooms. He said it was a great effort to keep Adelaide to just 12 goals. “I think we only kept them to three goals in the second half,” […]

The media could soon have more access to AFL players after new pay deal

The media could soon have more access to AFL players in the wake of their improved pay and conditions agreement. Players will get a 20 per cent pay rise this year as part of the six year deal announced on Tuesday. Union Chief Paul Marsh has told 3AW’s Neil Mitchell, players will now discuss whether […]

21/06/2017 / 07:10
Dwayne Russell’s simple warning to all 800 AFL players

Dwayne Russell has a simple warning to the 800 AFL players out there. “Don’t stuff it up.” AFL players earned a 28 per cent pay rise on Tuesday, prompting Dwayne to claim there’s never been a better time to be an AFL player. “To get an average wage of $375,000 per year to play the sport […]

20/06/2017 / 01:50
AFL and Players Association agree to new pay deal

The AFL and the Players Association have agreed to a new pay deal. Herald Sun reporter and 3AW Football commentator Mick Warner has reported the deal is worth a staggering $1.84 billion over six years. It equates to 28 per cent of revenue – a proportion that will be guaranteed for the length of the […]

‘Footballers just don’t get it’: Where Nathan Buckley got it wrong

Neil Mitchell says Nathan Buckley’s strident criticism of the media proves players and coaches “don’t get it”. The Collingwood coach had a passionate debate with Footy Classified co-host Craig Hutchison on Monday night, in which Buckley called on the media to back off. Click play below to watch the full segment on Channel Nine Bucks and @craighutchy have […]

20/06/2017 / 06:31
3AW Football broadcast schedule: Who, where and when in Round 14

HOW TO LISTEN ONLINE PRE-GAME: 3AW App or click here MATCH STREAM: AFL app or website POST-MATCH REVIEW: 3AW App or click here ROUND 14 ON 3AW FOOTBALL THURSDAY Adelaide Crows v Hawthorn (Adelaide Oval) THE TEAM: Dwayne Russell, Bruce Eva, Cameron Ling, Daniel Harford and Nick Butler from 6PM FRIDAY Sydney Swans v Essendon (SCG) THE TEAM: Matthew Lloyd, Dwayne Russell, Bruce Eva and Kane Cornes […]

Fitness guru Darren Burgess says AFL clubs will inevitably share their GPS data

Fitness guru Darren Burgess says AFL clubs will inevitably share their GPS data. Burgess told Sportsday clubs in world-class leagues like the English Premier League already share data among themselves. “I think that’s what will eventually happen in the AFL,” he said. Burgess said media should get access to some of that information. “It will […]

19/06/2017 / 07:40
Dwayne Russell sledges MRP for “wimping out” after clearing Sam Mitchell

Dwayne Russell has sledged the MRP for failing to sanction Sam Mitchell. Mitchell and Geelong captain Joel Selwood clashed in Thursday’s match at Domain Stadium. While Selwood was offered a $1000 fine on Monday for engaging in rough conduct, Mitchell was cleared for his part in the stoush. On Sportsday, Dwayne said the MRP “wimped out”. […]

19/06/2017 / 10:28
More Articles
Football Podcasts

North Melbourne firebrand Lindsay Thomas looks set to face another period on the sidelines through suspension. Thomas has been offered a one-match ban for striking while playing for Werribee in the VFL at the weekend. It was his first game back from a three-week suspension. Thomas risks a further week on the sidelines if he challenges […]

Jake Stringer has come under fire after a poor game against Melbourne. Stringer did not kick a goal with his 13 disposals, but it was his attitude that was of most concern. 3AW Football expert Matthew Richardson said Stringer wasn’t prepared to do the basics. “He’s wanting everything to come easy at the moment,” the champion […]

/ 01:46
CALL 131332