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VFL club to train with Essendon this week

Jake Bourke 8:20 PM   Essendon players who aren't taking part in the NAB Challenge will have a hit out with VFL side Williamstown on Friday.

AFL cash clash brewing

Caroline Wilson says a major financial fight is brewing between AFL clubs and players over money.

Jake Bourke   A major financial stoush is brewing between the AFL's clubs and players, according to Caroline Wilson.

Back to the Bombers?

Kevin Sheedy is set to return to Essendon alongside James Hird.

Jake Bourke   Essendon legend Kevin Sheedy is set to return to the club before the start of the season.

Melbourne looks to the Stars

The Melbourne Stars are reportedly chasing Australian captain Michael Clarke.

Australian cricket captain Michael Clarke is reportedly being targeted by the Melbourne Stars.

Daniel Ricciardo 'can't wait' for Australian GP

Daniel Ricciardo spoke to Neil Mitchell from Barcelona.

F1 driver Daniel Ricciardo told Neil Mitchell he still has his first car, and his mum has one thing she won't let her son do.

Two-week break no issue for Australia

Aussie skipper Michael Clarke believes his squad is ready to take on New Zealand.

The Australian cricket team is ready for its clash with New Zealand on Saturday despite an extended break since its last match.

'It won't gel straight away'

Harry Taylor's got a new body shape, says Joel Selwood.

Geelong skipper Joel Selwood has signalled a new role for two key talls in 2015.

NAB Challenge 'falling into place' for Essendon

Essendon has enlisted the help of six former AFL players during the NAB Challenge with more than half its playing list unavailable due to the ongoing doping investigation.

Matt Cram   Essendon's football operations boss talks us through his unusual recruiting drive.

Gold Coast Suns players asked to come forward in wake of Karmichael Hunt drug scandal

Ex-Sun Karmichael Hunt.

Rodney Eade tells how the Suns have reacted internally to drug scandal.

Madeleine Riewoldt, 26, dies after brave battle

Madeleine Riewoldt with brother Nick in a 2014 video.

St Kilda has confirmed the sister of captain Nick Riewoldt, Madeleine has died after a long battle with Aplastic Anaemia.

Jeff Garlett drink-driving charges catch Melbourne unawares

Jeff Garlett during match between the Northern Blues and Frankston Dolphins at Visy Park. 12th of April 2014.

Melbourne has revealed it didn't know new recruit Jeff Garlett was on drink-driving charges.

Anna Meares articulates what it means to be an Australian sportsperson

Anna Meares won her 11th world title in Paris, taking gold in the Keirin

Matt Cram   We couldn't have said it better ourselves...

Hogan's 'franchise' potential

Jesse Hogan, left, has been compared to former Melbourne star David Schwarz.

Jake Bourke   Former Melbourne star says Jesse Hogan is the most promising player the Demons have had for years.

'Reception's been busy'

Former St Kilda midfielder Clint Jones will play for Essendon in the NAB Challenge.

Jake Bourke   Essendon says it's been inundated with offers from footballers wanting to play for the club during the NAB Challenge.

'It's almost dead'

Footy fans might be seeing plenty of this in 2015 after the AFL's latest rule changes.

Jake Bourke   Brownlow medallist concerned the AFL is continuing to discourage players from winning the ball.

AFL betting scandal

Former AFL star David King reportedly the subject of betting probe.

Jake Bourke   Former North Melbourne star David King is reportedly being investigated by Victoria Police over betting on the Rising Star award.

'Absolute rubbish'

Australian selectors face a tough task finding someone to drop for Michael Clarke.

Jake Bourke   Australian coach Darren Lehmann has rubbished suggestions from spin king Shane Warne that selectors “tried to break” Michael Clarke.

Concessions for Bombers

Essendon has been given AFL approval to field top-up players in NAB Challenge.

Jake Bourke   The AFL has ticked off on several concessions and allowances for Essendon to ensure the club can field a team during the NAB Challenge.

Kreuzer injured... again

Matthew Kreuzer has suffered another injury setback.

Jake Bourke   Injury-plagued Carlton ruckman Matthew Kreuzer is expected to miss the opening rounds of the season.

Biggest defections

It's 50 years since Ron Barassi famously defected to Carlton from Melbourne.

Damian Tardio with Jake Bourke   It's 50 years to the day since Ron Barassi famously jumped ship from Melbourne to be appointed captain-coach of Carlton.

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