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Strike 'more likely than not'

Dwayne Russell believes an AFL player strike is 'more likely than not'.

Third man up rule could use a 'tweak'

Marcus Bontempelli goes third man up for the Bulldogs.

North Melbourne big man Ben Brown says the AFL could 'tweak' the third man up rule to help protect the two designated ruckman in the contest.

Soccer boss put 'foot in mouth'

FFA boss David Gallop "embarrassed" himself on Thursday, says Dwayne Russell.

Push for cricket on Christmas

The Big Bash League final match in January.

The Big Bash League is considering playing a Twenty20 match on Christmas Day.

GWS outgrowing NRL premiers

The Giants are coming.

Joel Brooks   The GWS Giants are continuing to grow in the rugby league dominated postcode of Western Sydney.

Players shouldn't rule out striking

Patrick Dangerfield said on Wednesday that players would rule nothing out.

AFL players would be silly to bow to public pressure and rule out a strike, says Mick Warner.

New pre-season released

The Western Bulldogs and Melbourne fight it out in the 2016 NAB Challenge.

The fixture has been released for next year's pre-season.

Caro backs Hutchy

Caroline Wilson and Craig Hutchison on Footy Classified.

Caroline Wilson has thrown her support behind Craig Hutchison as the new host of The Footy Show.

Dwayne slams Impey penalty

Jarman Impey won't be playing in Round 1.

Dwayne Russell pans Port Adelaide for "soft" one-match suspension of Jarman Impey.

Roughead's 'complete response'

Jarryd Roughead has been given the all-clear after 'complete response' to treatment for cancer.

Hussey would be honoured by T20 job

Mike Hussey.

The next coach of Australia's T20 team should be announced in the coming weeks, with Mike Hussey a key candidate.

Calls to help Indigenous players

Jarman Impey.

There have been calls to give more help to Indigenous footballers early in their AFL careers.

Would you listen to Hird?

James Hird with young gun Dyson Heppell.

Dwayne Russell asks 3AW listeners if they would want James Hird as a commentator.

Open ended future for Murphy

Western Bulldogs captain Robert Murphy.

Joel Brooks   Returning Western Bulldogs captain Robert Murphy says he is keeping his future 'open-ended' instead of conceding 2017 would be his final season.

Clubs expect third man up change

The third man up rule could change next year.

Joel Brooks   Stephen Wells believes a rule could be bought in regarding the third man up.

Ablett request could haunt Suns

Gold Coast star Gary Ablett.

The trade request by Gary Ablett back to Geelong could be a haunting factor for the Suns throughout next season, according to Caroline Wilson.

How does your clubs list shape up?

Line-up: Top picks of the 2016 AFL draft.

We look at the draft and how each team went.

'Winners and losers' of draft

Gerard Healy, Matthew Lloyd and Glenn Luff from Champion Data give their winners and losers from draft night.

3AW's AFL Draft coverage

Essendon chose Andrew McGrath

Andrew McGrath has told 3AW he had no idea he'd be an Essendon player until his name was read out on draft night!

Giants charged over saga

Greater Western Sydney has been charged by the AFL over the Lachie Whitfield scandal.

Brian Lara calls for 'Test Cricket League'

West Indies champion Brian Lara.

Joel Brooks   Brian Lara tells Sports Today how Test cricket can survive.

Ponting open to Chairman role

Ricky Ponting open to the idea of becoming Australia's Chairman of Selectors.

Macquarie Radio Cricket expert Mike Hussey says he's shocked at some of the happenings in Australian cricket.

Petrie to play on

Kangaroo Drew Petrie farewells fans after the loss.

Former North Melbourne big man Drew Petrie will play AFL in 2017, according to Sam McClure.

Essendon 'fully expect' Watson return

Sam McClure and John Worsfold.

Joel Brooks   Essendon coach John Worsfold has cleared up any confusion regarding the future of Jobe Watson, and it';s good news for Bombers fans.

Storm player hit by car

Melbourne Storm player Shem Tatupu.

Melbourne Storm player Shem Tatupu was struck by a car after training on Monday.

Tigers release Yarran

Chris Yarran.

Richmond has released Chris Yarran from his contract to allow him to deal with ongoing mental health issues.

Jumper stoush for China clash

Port Adelaide and the Suns will play in China next season.

Joel Brooks   A jumper stoush could be set to emerge between Port Adelaide and the Gold Coast Suns.

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'Sky the limit' for new league

Katie Brennan and Melissa Hickey joined Denis in studio.

AFL Women's stars Katie Brennan and Melissa Hickey joined Denis Walter in studio on Monday.

Europe exercise no chore

Jack Sinclair

Jack Sinclair burst onto the AFL scene in 2015 when he played 18 matches for St Kilda after he was elevated from the rookie list.

Is Gary Pert set for change?

Collingwood chief executive Gary Pert speaks to the media on Monday.

Is Collingwood CEO Gary Pert getting set for a change in his job?

Dank to fight lifetime ban

No show: Stephen Dank did not appear at his scheduled hearing.

Infamous sports scientist Stephen Dank is set to front the AFL tribunal to fight his lifetime ban from sport.

Dwayne slams Faf Du Plessis

Faf du Plessis caught polishing the ball with minty saliva.

Dwayne Russell and Gerard Healy are outraged with Faf Du Plessis rubbing sugary saliva into the red ball during the second Test.

Marsh stands down

Rod Marsh with Australian coach Darren Lehmann.

Australia's chairman of selectors, Rod Marsh, has stood down in the wake of Australia's poor Test performance.

Another Docker charged

The trouble at Fremantle continues, with another player charged by police.

Australian cricket in crisis

James Sutherland.

Cricket Australia chief James Sutherland has promised action after the Test team slumped to a fifth consecutive defeat.

Will the AFL sanction the Giants?

Under scrutiny: Lachie Whitfield.

Caroline Wilson says GWS will take on the AFL if the club is sanctioned through the draft.

2012 Brownlow Medal winners

Sam Mitchell and Trent Cotchin are the league's newest Brownlow medallists.

The AFL Commission has awarded Trent Cotchin and Sam Mitchell the 2012 Brownlow Medal.

Freo defender assault claim

Fremantle defender Michael Johnson has been accused of assault.

Should Gibbs remain a leader?

Carlton gun Bryce Gibbs.

Should Gibbs stay a leader at Carlton?

Gubby cops AFL ban

Graeme 'Gubby' Allan.

Collingwood boss Graeme 'Gubby' Allan has agreed to a 12-month AFL ban.

Chappell sympathetic to Smith

Former Test captain Ian Chappell.

Australian captain Steve Smith is under pressure as his own form has not been at his best and the team struggling for success.

Caro expects duo to get Brownlow medals

Caroline Wilson expects the AFL to award Trent Cotchin and Sam Mitchell with Brownlow medals.

Jobe hands back Brownlow

Jobe Watson has handed back his Brownlow Medal.

Watson made 'honourable' call

Jobe Watson with Matthew Lloyd.

Essendon great Matthew Lloyd says Jobe Watson has done the "honourable" thing by handing back his Brownlow Medal.

Horse tests positive to ice

A horse trained by Chris Waller has returned a positive test to the drug ice.

Expect clarity on rushed behind rule

Umpire 'Razor' Ray Chamberlain.

Joel Brooks   The controversial deliberate rushed behind rule is expected to have more clarity in season 2017, according AFL umpire Ray Chamberlain.

Tests 'still the pinnacle'

Usman Khawaja says it's still no contest when it comes to playing Test cricket or Twenty20.

In studio with Neil Mitchell

Cadel misses 'thinking' time

Cadel Evans joined Neil Mitchell in studio.

Cadel Evans used to spend 1000 hours a year riding a bike. But what does he think about while riding?

Muscat calls for video review system

Melbourne Victory coach Kevin Muscat.

The video review system is a common topic amongst two of the leading Summer sports in Australia right now.

Seven clubs fined

Seven clubs have been sanctioned by the AFL for failing to provide up-to-date player details for drug testers.

Pressure on Steve Smith

Australian captain Steve Smith.

Is Steve Smith the right man to captain Australia?

Essendon repeat would 'be a disaster'

Caroline Wilson with the latest on the saga surrounding Lachie Whitfield, Graeme Allan and Craig Lambert.

Henderson and Barlow find new homes

Adelaide midfielder Ricky Henderson has joined Hawthorn, with Michael Barlow heading north.

Dal Santo retires

Nick Dal Santo.

Nick Dal Santo has retired.

Players to have big say on Dons captaincy

Cale Hooker says the players are excited to be back for pre-season.

Joel Brooks   The Essendon playing group is set to have a 'fair bit of say' on whether Jobe Watson retains the captaincy, according to 2015 best and fairest winner Cale Hooker.

NAB Challenge no longer

Sam McClure revealed on Sports Today that NAB had ended its sponsorship of the pre-season competition.

In studio with Neil Mitchell

Lillee's cricket reflections

Dennis Lillee joined Neil Mitchell in studio on Monday.

Legendary fast bowler Dennis Lillee joined Neil Mitchell in studio on Monday...

Teams in captaincy limbo

Suspended Essendon footballer Dyson Heppell.

Joel Brooks   There are multiple teams in captaincy limbo right now as they begin to return for pre-season training.

Mitch Marsh under attack

Australian cricket great Ian Chappell has given a scathing assessment of Mitch Marsh's Test future.

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Court's advice for Kyrgios

The most successful tennis player of all-time says Nick Kyrgios can still become the best player in the world.

Warner dominates South Africa: Australia on top in the first Test

Hazlewood celebrates superb opening spell

Click here to stay across day 1 of the first Test between Australia and South Africa at the WACA

Test team named too early, says Jones

Dean Jones says Australia made a blue naming their team for the First Test on Wednesday.

Kerrin McEvoy earns 'night off'

Jockey Kerrin McEvoy riding Almandin wins ahead of Jockey Joao Moreira on Heartbreak City who pats him on the back in ...

Joel Brooks   It's fair to say Kerrin McEvoy's household is an exciting place to be at the moment.

Melbourne Cup winning jockey Kerrin McEvoy on Sports Today

Kerrin McEvoy on Almandin at the 2016 Melbourne Cup.

Melbourne Cup winning jockey Kerrin McEvoy joined Gerard Healy and Dwayne Russell fresh off his big win.

Andrew Bensley's eight cup hopes

Looking for a Melbourne Cup winner? Andrew Bensley is here to help!

Sam Fisher retires

St Kilda veteran Sam Fisher has retired.

Deano sticks up for Michael Clarke

Michael Clarke and Shane Watson. (Photo by Stu Forster/Getty Images)

Dean Jones responds to criticism on Michael Clarke over the past fortnight.

In studio with Neil Mitchell

Clarke's cricket reflections

Former Australian cricket captain Michael Clarke says he'd "love" to patch things up with Andrew Symonds.

AFL Women's Grand Final venue to be confirmed

The AFL Women's Grand Final venue is yet to be confirmed.

Joel Brooks   It has been confirmed that the AFL Women's Grand Final will be played in round one of the AFL season.

Oliver to miss 'the' race

Jake Bourke   Damien Oliver has labelled Saturday's Coolmore Stud Stakes the most exciting race of this year's Melbourne Cup carnival.

Malceski retires

Nick Malceski has retired due to injury.

Sydney delists Xavier Richards

Sydney has delisted Xavier Richards.

RELEASED: 2017 AFL fixture

Can the Bulldogs go back-to-back?

The 2017 AFL fixture has been released.

SCOOP: Ablett asked for trade

Gary Ablett sensationally requested a move back to Geelong during the trade period, Sam McClure has revealed.

China fixture confirmed

Port Adelaide will play the Gold Coast in China next season.

Richmond's leadership issue

Caroline Wilson says Richmond has a "big problem" when it comes to leadership.

AFL Women's pay dispute

Bulldogs' Moana Hope marks the ball against Lauren Pearce of the Demons.

Joel Brooks   The AFL Women's competition which will commence in February next year is currently making headlines due to a pay dispute.

Good Friday fixture confirmed

The AFL has confirmed Good Friday football for next season.

Henderson, Barlow best of the rest

Michael Barlow

Now that the trade period is officially over, there are some players in list limbo.

GWS investigation takes turn

Caroline Wilson believes Lachie Whitfield, Graeme Allan and Craig Lambert will all be charged with breaching ASADA's anti-doping rules.

Mitch Clark delisted

Mitch Clark's AFL career looks over.

Flemington in for makeover

Flemington is in for a serious makeover and it'll begin just days after this year's spring carnival.

Good Friday footy a reality

An AFL game expected to be scheduled on Good Friday 2017

Good Friday footy will become a reality next season, Caroline Wilson has told Sports Today.


Cloke joins Dogs

It took far, far longer than expected, but Travis Cloke is a Bulldog, he spoke with Sports Today.

O'Meara traded to Hawthorn

Jaeger is a Hawk.

Jaeger O'Meara has been traded to Hawthorn.

Brett Deledio joins GWS

Brett Deledio has joined GWS.

Caddy traded to Richmond

Josh Caddy has been traded to Richmond.

Witts to the Suns

Jarrod Witts has been traded to the Gold Coast.

Trade wrap with Lloydy

New Hawk Jaeger O'Meara

Joel Brooks   Lloydy speaks about trade period ahead of tomorrow's 2pm deadline.

Midfield the key for Prestia move

Richmond recruit Dion Prestia.

Joel Brooks   Richmond recruit Dion Prestia says the idea of joining Tigers' midfield group was a key aspect in his decision to join the club.

Geelong legend retires

AFL Cats legend Jimmy Bartel retires.

Geelong legend Jimmy Bartel has announced his retirement.

Pick 6 for Prestia

Gold Coast has managed to convince Richmond to hand over pick 6 for Dion Prestia.

Hibberd joins Demons

Melbourne's big week at the trade table has continued, with the Demons securing Michael Hibberd.

Lewis traded to Demons

Joel Brooks   Jordan Lewis has played his last game for Hawthorn. The four-time premiership player has joined Melbourne.

Bulldog heads home

Joel Hamling has been traded to Fremantle.

Kyrgios needs 'more support'

Jake Bourke   Australian tennis great Pat Cash says Tennis Australia isn't doing enough to support Nick Kyrgios.

Hanley becomes a Sun

Pearce Hanley.

Brisbane has traded speedster Pearce Hanley to the Suns in a three-way trade involving Port Adelaide.

Winx draws perfect barrier

The merger of Tabcorp and Tatts brings together two big betting players.

Cox Plate favourite Winx has had the first win ahead of Saturday's much-anticipated clash with Hartnell.

Kyrgios suspended by ATP

Nick Kyrgios has been suspended by the ATP, putting his Australian Open campaign at risk.


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