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GWS sneak past Bulldogs

11:03 PM   GWS has won by two points in another classic between these two contenders.

No concerns over Whitfield

Lachie Whitfield.

7:06 PM   GWS boss Dave Matthews has brushed off any suggestion Lachie Whitfield could be heading for the exit door.

Cyril out, Roos drop duo

Cyril Rioli won't play for Hawthorn this week.

'Keeping tabs' on Zak

At least two Victorian clubs are keeping "close tabs" on Sydney youngster Zak Jones, says Mitch Cleary.

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Footy wrap: Pies crumble to Bombers

The teams run through a joint banner in 2016.

Essendon has run out 18-point winners over the old enemy in front of over 87,000 fans.

'Disrespectful' song choice

The decision to play "two tribes go to war" over the loudspeakers at half-time on Anzac Day has been called into question.

Rance 'wrong' about Jack

Alex Rance admits he was "wrong" about Jack Riewoldt.

Swans got it wrong

Essendon great Matthew Lloyd says Sydney got it "horribly wrong" by trading Toby Nankervis to Richmond.

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Tigers outlast Demons

Match-winner Jack Riewoldt speaks to 3AW in the rooms.

Richmond has overrun Melbourne to win by 13 points in front of over 85,000 fans at the G.

Yes, that's Max Gawn

Max Gawn.

A freshly trimmed Max Gawn joined 3AW Football on Monday night.

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Hawks secure first win

West Coast forward Josh Kennedy.

Hawthorn has made an emphatic statement, smashing West Coast by 51 points for their first win of the season.

Roughy's first win as skipper

Jarryd Roughead speaks to 3AW in the rooms after his first win as skipper.

Jarryd Roughead opened up to 3AW Football after his maiden win as Hawthorn captain.

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Cats overrun Saints

Andrew Mackie speaks to 3AW after the win.

After a three-quarter arm-wrestle, Geelong has run away with a 38-point win.

Brayshaw concussed again

Angus Brayshaw.

Angus Brayshaw's immediate future is unclear after another concussion in the VFL.

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GWS win Sydney derby

Jonathon Patton booted six goals in Round 4.

GWS has dealt their crosstown rivals another blow, winning the Sydney Derby by 42 points.

Cornes takes aim at Blues

Blues coach Brendon Bolton.

Kane Cornes says Carlton's focus on youth could "do more harm than good".

Where to for Carlton?

Are the Blues on the right track under coach Brendon Bolton?

Leigh Matthews, Jimmy Bartel, and Caroline Wilson discusses Carlton's future after a poor performance on Friday night.

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Bulldogs salute for Bob

Matthew Boyd speaking to 3AW after the win.

The Bulldogs have celebrated Bob Murphy's 300th game with a 32-point win over Brisbane.

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Power annihilate Blues

Power star Robbie Gray kicked 5 goals in a best-on-ground performance.

Port Adelaide has destroyed Carlton on the back of a scintillating third quarter.

Hawthorn's five trade options

Would the Hawks trade Cyril, Jack or Luke?

3AW Football analyst Daniel Harford has floated five possible trade options for Hawthorn.

Armitage injury blow

St Kilda midfielder David Armitage is out indefinitely.

Post Premiership Blues

Leigh Matthews

Leigh Matthews says he can see a lot of similarities between the Hawks and Brisbane Lions post their success.

Uncharted waters for Hawks

Hawthorn forward Luke Breust.

After a deflating start to the season, Hawks forward Luke Breust says it is time to get back to the simple things.

Mitchell misses reunion

Sam Mitchell won't play against Hawthorn this week.

Carlton youngster to debut

Cameron Polson in action at the weekend.

Cameron Polson will debut for Carlton on Friday night, says Mitch Cleary.

Easter Sunday Roast & Sweet

Adelaide Crows overcoming Essendon in Round 4.

Hear the Easter Sunday edition of Roast and Sweet from Tim Lane, Cameron Ling, Matthew Richardson & Mick Warner.

Pies target GWS forward

Collingwood is chasing GWS livewire Devon Smith, says Mitch Cleary.

Online attacks 'over the top'

Matthew Richardson has come to the defence of former Richmond forward Tyrone Vickery.

Power assessing China security

Port Adelaide is taking security advice on political tensions ahead of its historic match in China.

Caro can't see Clarko leaving

Caroline Wilson says she'd be amazed if Alastair Clarkson left Hawthorn to coach another club.

Geelong duo suspended

Geelong pair James Parsons and Sam Menegola are set to miss this week's clash with St Kilda after they were both suspended by the MRP.

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Cats destroy Hawks

Today's captains, Joel Selwood and Jarryd Roughead.

Hawthorn's golden era officially looks over after the Hawks were thrashed by Geelong.

Gibson faces MRP scrutiny

Tony Shaw and Matthew Lloyd were split over the bump on Tom Ruggles.

Jack Ziebell cleared by MRP

Travis Cloke was helped from the ground.

Jack Ziebell has no case to answer for his heavy bump on Travis Cloke.

Cook dislikes mega contracts

Geelong chief Brian Cook says he wouldn't offer GWS young gun Josh Kelly a nine-year deal.

Geary's backing McCartin

St Kilda captain Jarryn Geary has rejected suggestions young forward Patrick McCartin isn't working hard enough.

'That's who I'd want kicking'

Matthew Lloyd.

Matthew Lloyd has revealed his choice as the most reliable shot for goal in the AFL.

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Lingy's shock at Pendles bench time

Magpies star Scott Pendlebury spent 14 minutes on the bench in the decisive third term.

The Saints have gone marching to 2-2 as the pressure continues to build on the Pies.

Half-hour with Rocket

Gary Ablett starred against Carlton.

Rodney Eade has revealed the half-hour chat with Gary Ablett that revilatised his season.

Bennell kicked off flight

Harley Bennell.

Harley Bennell has been asked to leave a Virgin flight from Melbourne to the Gold Coast on Saturday.

Richo fires back

Richo loves a trip to MONA.

Matthew Richardson has defended his home state of Tasmania in the wake of criticism from the Suns.

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Suns double up

Gary Ablett speaking to 3AW after yet another standout performance.

Gold Coast has made it two in a row, beating Carlton by 26 points at Etihad Stadium.

Caro's clip for phone 'hero'

Caroline Wilson has taken aim at the "hero" who filmed Jesse Hogan smoking last week

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Dockers down Demons

Melbourne star Jack Viney.

The Dockers booted seven goals to zip in the third term to snatch victory at the MCG.

Cloke to miss a month

Travis Cloke was helped from the ground.

Leigh Matthews expects Jack Ziebell to be in MRP strife over a heavy hit on Travis Cloke.

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Good Friday footy

The Dogs sing the song after their win.

Hear from Easton Wood and Ben Brown after the Bulldogs won a Good Friday football cracker.

Lloyd on Clarkson's future

Matthew Lloyd tells 3AW Football that Alastair Clarkson's message to the players could be "wearing thin".

Father 'dirty' on start time

Father Kevin Dillon says "he's dirty" the AFL is starting its historic Good Friday match in the afternoon.

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Eagles fly over Swans

Josh Kennedy (L and R) is a gun.

West Coast soared to a 26-point win as the Swans slumped to 0-4 for the first time since 1993.

'A silly thing to say'

Hawthorn is having a worse start than they're used to under coach Alastair Clarkson.

Leigh Matthews has dismissed negative comments about Alastair Clarkson's future as "silly".

Brownlow medallist dies

Fred Goldsmith.

The oldest living Brownlow medallist has died.

Success over pay

GWS midfielder Dylan Shiel.

GWS player Dylan Shiel told Sportsday pay cuts are inevitable for success.

No money for Olympic athletes

AOC president John Coates.

The Australian Olympic Committee is under fire for its lack of financial support for athletes.

"Disappointing & Disgraceful"

Adelaide forward Eddie Betts, who was racially abused at Adelaide Oval on Saturday night.

AFL Operations Manager Simon Lethlean says it is disappointing we still have to address racism in the game.

Racism claims marr showdown

Eddie Betts and Paddy Ryder.

Adelaide and Port Adelaide are both investigating claims of racial abuse in the wake of Saturday night's showdown.

Gawn injury update

A dejected Max Gawn sits on the bench against Geelong.

Melbourne ruckman Max Gawn will miss around three months with a hamstring injury.

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Blues break the duck

Bryce Gibbs speaking to 3AW after the game.

Carlton has scored its first win of the season, beating the old enemy Essendon by 15 points.

Minson comeback unlikely

Will Minson in his playing days.

A Perth journalist was left red-faced when he asked Luke Beveridge if he was considering bringing in a retired ruckman.

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Cats beat Demons

The Cats dodged a bullet in Round 2.

Geelong has handed Melbourne its first defeat for the season, kicking away for a five-goal win.

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Tigers make it three

Dustin Martin has made a blistering start to 2017.

Richmond has won its third straight game, beating West Coast by 11 points.

Sydney Cup abandoned

Almoonqith at the David Hayes Training Centre in Euroa.

The Sydney Cup has been called off mid-race after two horses lost their riders in the $2 million staying feature.

Call for contract cap

Young gun Josh Kelly has reportedly been offered a 9-year deal.

AFL legend Leigh Matthews has called for a cap on player contracts of 5 years.

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Pies spoil Buddy's party

Big Buddy played his 250th game.

Collingwood has won a thriller by a single point to kick-start their season.

'They're a soulless club'

Gary Ablett.

Dwayne Russell has blasted the Suns as "over-promises and under-delivers".

McLachlan addresses Ablett talk

AFL boss Gillon McLachlan has weighed in on the Gary Ablett saga, saying he sympathises with the Gold Coast champion.

Test spinner fined $20,000

Stephen O'Keefe.

Australian cricketer Stephen O'Keefe has been fined $20,000 for "highly inappropriate" comments he made while under the influence of alcohol.

Ablett may retire

Gary Ablett appeared on The Footy Show.

AFL great Gary Ablett says he may retire at the end of the season, responding to criticism on television.

Cloke critique 'unnecessary'

Matthew Richardson has questioned David Cloke's decision to publicly criticise Collingwood and Nathan Buckley.

Best halfback we have seen

Craig Bellamy and Cooper Cronk.

Melbourne Storm coach Craig Bellamy speaks to Sportsday about Cooper Cronk's announcement.

Ablett 'not a good leader'

Caroline Wilson has taken a swipe at Gary Ablett, comparing his leadership skills to Nat Fyfe.

Rare start for Hawks

Isaac Smith

Isaac Smith tells Sportsday the Hawks haven't played well to start the season.

Watching Ablett was "sad"

Gold Coast captain Gary Ablett.

Gerard Healy has called Gold Coast Suns captain Gary Ablett's game on the weekend "sad."

Lewis offered 3 weeks

Melbourne's Jordan Lewis.

Melbourne has been hit hard by the Match Review Panel, with key players Jordan Lewis and Jesse Hogan banned.

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Demons make it 2 from 2

Young Guns: Patrick Cripps and Christian Petracca.

Hear exclusively from Christian Petracca and Marc Murphy after Melbourne's 22-point win at the MCG.

Blues defend Gibbs decision

Carlton boss Steven Trigg admits he'd be "very surprised" if Adelaide didn't come knocking for Bryce Gibbs again.

Bad news for Hawks, Saints

Grant Birchall (R) could miss up to eight weeks.

Hawthorn gun Grant Birchall and Saint star Jack Steven could face lengthy layoffs.

High hit on Dangerfield

The incident in question.

North Melbourne defender Scott Thompson is all but certain to be in hot water over a hit on Patrick Dangerfield.

Ling slams 'garbage' Suns

Cameron Ling says former teammate Gary Ablett Jnr must be questioning his decision to join the Gold Coast Suns.

Steven suffers punctured lung

Jack Steven in action against the Eagles.

St Kilda has suffered another hefty injury blow, with gun midfielder Jack Steven sustaining a punctured lung.

Why Mills was pinged

Clear free kick: the Callum Mills deliberate call.

Laws of the Game member Michael Christian explains why Callum Mills' deliberate rushed behind was paid.

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Crows down the Hawks

Luke Hodge was suspended for Round 1 by the leadership group.

Adelaide has handed Hawthorn a second defeat to start the 2017 season.

'It's 2017': AFLW star

Erin Phillips and wife Tracy share a kiss that got the nation talking.

AFL Women's star Erin Phillips is happy to be a driver for change.

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Dogs win Grand Final re-match

This is how the last clash between the Dogs and Swans finished.

Hear from Easton Wood, Sam Reid, and Luke Dahlhaus following the Bulldogs' 23-point win.

'Year 2 is the hardest'

Gillon McLachlan in the 3AW studio earlier in the year.

AFL CEO Gillon McLachlan has ruled out expansion of the AFL Women's league in 2018.

Grand final time locked in

AFL boss Gillon McLachlan says he couldn't "look fans in the eye" and say this year's grand final would be better at night.

Pendles' concern for new rule

Scott Pendlebury leads Collingwood onto the MCG

Collingwood skipper Scott Pendlebury thinks the new ruck rule could be exploited.

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Tigers make it 2 from 2

Two of the game's biggest stars, Scott Pendlebury and Dustin Martin.

The Tigers have started the season with two straight wins, while the pressure is on Nathan Buckley.

Walsh says Wells call will be vindicated

Collingwood football manager Geoff Walsh has defended the club's decision to recruit Daniel Wells.

Dempster seeking advice

Over and out: Sean Dempster

St Kilda says Sean Dempster is "seeking medical advice" as the star defender considers his future.

Match Review Panel: Round 1

The Match Review Panel has delivered its findings from Round One.

Dane Rampe breaks arm

Dane Rampe.

Sydney has been dealt a major blow, with Dane Rampe breaking his arm on Monday.

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Crows belt Giants

Rory Laird had 42 touches.

Adelaide overcame sweltering heat and the flag favourites for a season-opening win.

Richo's Daniher fear

Joe Daniher.

Matthew Richardson fears Joe Daniher shows no certainty in his goal-kicking routine.

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The Dons have returned

Dyson Heppell had 34 touches and three goals in his first game as captain.

Essendon has returned to 2017 with a bang, beating Hawthorn by 25 points.

Riewoldt suffers knee injury

Nick Riewoldt was stretchered from the ground.

Nick Riewoldt has been stretchered from the ground in St Kilda's first round loss to Melbourne.

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Demons start 2017 strongly

Jordan Lewis

Melbourne has belted St Kilda to the tune of 30 points.

Jimmy's golf cart yarn

Jimmy Bartel has revealed he once injured teammate Cameron Ling by flipping a golf cart the day before a game.

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Cloke beats the Pies

Travis Cloke is already a popular figure at the Bulldogs.

The Bulldogs have begun their premiership defence with a 14-point win over Collingwood.

Morris could miss six

Dale Morris.

Dale Morris could miss up to six weeks with a leg injury sustained late in Friday's game.

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