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Simon Lethlean to Collingwood? Caro with the latest

Is ex-AFL chief Simon Lethlean headed to Collingwood? 3AW Football’s Caroline Wilson told Sportsday he has met with the Pies. “According to my colleague at The Age, he’s had a meeting with Eddie McGuire and the job (the CEO position vacated by Gary Pert) has been discussed,” she said. “That’s all I know.” Caro went […]

Steven stars as Saints thrash Roos

TODAY’S LINE-UP: Matthew Richardson, Cameron Ling, Tim Lane, Tony Leonard, and Mick Warner. ===== FULL TIME  St Kilda has thrashed North Melbourne by 49 points. Jack Steven was outstanding, racking up 40 touches across midfield, while Josh Bruce, Jade Gresham, and Tim Membrey booted three goals apiece. The result means St Kilda retains a slim, […]

20/08/2017
Carlton ends Hawthorn’s season with first win over the Hawks in 12 years

TODAY’S LINE-UP: Jimmy Bartel, Bruce Eva, Michael Christian, and Tiff Cherry. ===== Hawthorn captain Jarryd Roughead spoke to 3AW after the game. He said Carlton found the “blueprint” on how to play James Sicily. Jed Lamb got under the fiery Hawk’s skin, resulting in Sicily conceding seven free kicks for the game. “(Sicily) has got to […]

19/08/2017
Darryl White impressed by PNG after International Cup win

Papua New Guinea has won the International Cup, beating New Zealand in a thrilling Grand Final. The Mosquitoes won the decider by a point at the MCG in a curtain-raiser for Collingwood v Geelong. Former Brisbane star Darryl White was part of the victorious PNG coaching team. White told 3AW he’s surprised by the talent […]

19/08/2017 / 04:48
Geelong seals Top 4 spot with 11-point win over Collingwood

TODAY’S LINE-UP: Matthew Lloyd, Leigh Matthews, Caroline Wilson, Tim Lane, Tony Leonard, and Mick Warner. ===== Magpie legend Peter Daicos spoke to 3AW after his son Josh’s debut. Daicos said his adrenaline had been pumping watching the game. “My advice to him was ‘don’t be a static target, be busy and keep moving’,” Peter said. […]

19/08/2017
Rex Hunt’s tribute to the late Harry Beitzel

Rex Hunt has paid tribute to the late Harry Beitzel. Beitzel, who passed away earlier in the week, was the chief football caller on 3AW for 16 years. Beitzel acted as a mentor to Rex throughout his own calling career, and he said he owes Harry a lot. “Thanks for believing in a young man […]

18/08/2017 / 02:44
Matthew Lloyd and Tony Shaw name their best of 2017’s retirees

2017 will be remembered for a bumper footy season. Apart from a ridiculous series of results on the field which has led to a thrilling finals race, there’s been a string of legends hanging up the boots. Famous names like Luke Hodge, Rob Murphy, Nick Riewoldt, Sam Mitchell, Jobe Watson, Scott Thompson, and Steve Johnson […]

18/08/2017 / 04:37
The tension between AFL and media is escalating

The tension between the AFL and football media is escalating. It began with Nathan Buckley saying a journalist should have his accreditation revoked for writing a story he believes was entirely made up. Gillon McLachlan then backed the idea 3AW on Friday morning. Veteran Adelaide footy writer Michelangelo Rucci told 3AW Football there’s as many lies […]

18/08/2017 / 16:14
Jimmy Bartel reveals why he stood down from the MRP

Jimmy Bartel says it’s time to overhaul the Match Review Panel, admitting he felt “uncomfortable” with some of the penalties he helped hand down this season. The former Geelong star and 3AW Football analyst has parted ways with the MRP three weeks out from finals, citing increased work and business commitments. However, he did admit […]

18/08/2017
Swans slip into fourth with thrilling win over Adelaide

TODAY’S LINE-UP: Matthew Lloyd, Tony Shaw, Dwayne Russell, Bruce Eva, and Nick Butler. ===== THE WASH-UP Swans coach John Longmire spoke to 3AW Football about Lance Franklin’s magical goal. Longmire said Franklin is a “pretty handy” player. The former Kangaroo forward, who had front-row seats to another champion in Wayne Carey, said both players are […]

18/08/2017
AFL boss backs push to strip media accreditation for ‘complete lies’

AFL boss Gillon McLachlan says stripping media members of their accreditation when they “make things up” is worth looking at. It follows a report from Perth suggesting Fremantle coach Ross Lyon had approached Collingwood about replacing Nathan Buckley. All parties have furiously denied the story, with Buckley questioning the reporter’s right to retain his AFL […]

18/08/2017
Chris Yarran reveals how drug addiction ruined his AFL career

Former Carlton and Richmond player Chris Yarran has revealed how drugs ruined his football career and life. A confronting video was posted on Thursday, where Yarran detailed his battle with ice after he was introduced to methamphetamines by a “family member” in 2016. “Drugs were something I despised my whole life. “I remember as I was […]

17/08/2017
How Lethal would improve the MRP

Leigh Matthews says it’s no coincidence the two areas that spark the most debate in the AFL are umpiring and the Match Review Panel. The AFL legend shared his thoughts on how to improve the MRP on Thursday. “The part of the industry that attracts the most talk is the on-field rules and the MRP […]

17/08/2017
Elderly former VFL umpire provides one of Sportsday’s best calls of the year!

A 93-year-old former VFL umpire has provided Sportsday with one of its most memorable calls of the year! Alan Arvidson gave Gerard Healy, Dwayne Russell and Matthew Richardson a call on Wednesday night to share his thoughts on the game. It turned into a full-blown interview! “I had Lou Richards, I had (Ron) Barassi, I […]

16/08/2017
Harley Bennell to make Fremantle debut

Harley Bennell will play his first game of football in almost two years this week. Fremantle coach Ross Lyon has confirmed Bennell will make his debut for the Dockers on Sunday. But it’s not all good news for Fremantle, with gun midfielder Lachie Neale ruled out of the clash with Richmond. Bennell has battled injury […]

16/08/2017
Western Bulldogs and Port Adelaide could clash in the snow!

Saturday’s regional clash between the Western Bulldogs and Port Adelaide at Ballarat could be played in snow! Yes, snow! Sportsday newsbreaker Mitch Cleary said the temperature was expected to drop to zero degrees in the early hours of Saturday morning, with “every chance” of snow in the area. “That could potentially linger into the afternoon […]

15/08/2017
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Toby Greene has escaped suspension for his controversial boot on Luke Dahlhaus. He’s been offered a $1500 by the Match Review Panel. It was worse news for the Western Bulldogs, with Jack Redpath offered a two-game suspension. Ollie Wines also escaped suspension for his high bump on Tom Langdon.

Adelaide forward Josh Jenkins has dismissed criticism of an opponent’s behaviour. The Crows beat Essendon on Saturday night, cementing a Top 2 spot in the process. Bomber star Joe Daniher came under fire during the game when he playfully jumped on opponent Rory Atkins after a goal. But Jenkins told 3AW Sunday Football they’re just […]

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