LISTEN
Watch
on air now
Advertisement
Advertisement
Richmond forward announces shock retirement, pursues NFL career

Richmond forward Ben Griffiths has retired from the AFL at the age of 26. He’s pursuing a punting career in American football. Griffiths, who played 63 games, has been offered a four-year scholarship at the University of Southern California. “This was a difficult decision to make, but ultimately the opportunity was too good to refuse,” […]

The AFL has scrapped the Match Review Panel. Michael Christian has been installed as the league’s sole match review officer. In other changes, Thursday and Friday night games will be reviewed within 24 hours, rather than Monday. The one-match discount on offer for early pleas has been scrapped. Players no longer risk an extra week […]

14/12/2017

Collingwood’s bid to return to finals in 2018 is already looking shaky, with two of their best forwards in some doubt for the start of the season. Injury-plagued star Jamie Elliott has suffered yet another setback with his ankle and will spend the next 14 weeks on the sidelines. Alex Fasolo has undergone shoulder surgery […]

11/12/2017

The Match Review Panel could sit as many as four times on a weekend under sweeping changes being considered by the AFL, says Mitch Cleary. The Sportsday newsbreaker said changes would be presented to the AFL Commission next week. The MRP currently sits on Monday, meaning players reported on Thursday or Friday night games have […]

07/12/2017

Melbourne utility Tom McDonald says he expects to be playing forward for the Demons next season. But he’s still more than prepared to help down back if required. Much has been made of where McDonald will play next year, given the arrival of Jake Lever. It was the first question he was asked on Sportsday. […]

06/12/2017

Caroline Wilson has revealed her best and worst off-field performers for season 2017. The leading football journalist explained her selections on Sportsday. Coaches and players are ineligible. Peggy O’Neal (Richmond president) “She overcame challenges last year. She was under the pump. She was the frontwoman of what the football club achieved this year. Brendon Gale also […]

05/12/2017

An emotional Shane Martin says he’ll believe he’s allowed back in Australia once he gets on the plane. The father of AFL superstar Dustin Martin appears to have won his bid to overturn his deportation to New Zealand after the federal government dropped its case. He was deported Zealand on character grounds because of his links […]

05/12/2017

Luckless St Kilda youngster Paddy McCartin has suffered another injury setback. The young forward, who has been plagued with concussion issues since being taken with the No.1 pick in 2014, has hurt his foot. The mid-foot sprain happened at training last Monday. St Kilda said McCartin was expected to return to full training by January. […]

29/11/2017

It’s the end of an era at The Age, with Caroline Wilson stepping down as chief football writer. Caro will still write for the Fairfax Media newspaper on a weekly basis, but will hand the top job to Jake Niall after 19 years of spearheading The Age’s AFL coverage. She will continue her normal role […]

28/11/2017

VIA THE RUMOUR FILE Has former Magpie Dane Swan found a new club to call home? Ross and John’s Rumour File was today told the Brownlow medalist is headed to the Essendon District Football league. “A signature is already on the contract and, like himself, the ink is dry,” the caller said. “The club is […]

27/11/2017

Name: Sam Hayes Pick: ?? AFL Phantom Draft prediction: 25 Positions: Ruckman/forward From: Eastern Ranges Height: 203 cm  Weight: 93 kg  Click HERE for live updates and analysis from the draft with Matthew Lloyd and Gerard Healy

24/11/2017

Name: Brent Daniels Pick: 27 AFL Phantom Draft prediction: 24 Positions: Midfielder/forward From: Bendigo Pioneers. Height: 170 cm  Weight: 70 kg  Click HERE for live updates and analysis from the draft with Matthew Lloyd and Gerard Healy

24/11/2017

Name: Matthew Ling Pick: 14 AFL Phantom Draft prediction: 23 Positions: Medium defender From: Geelong Falcons Height: 182 cm  Weight: 74 kg  Click HERE for live updates and analysis from the draft with Matthew Lloyd and Gerard Healy

24/11/2017

Name: Sam Taylor Pick: 28 AFL Phantom Draft prediction: 22 Positions: Key defender From: Swan Districts Height: 196 cm  Weight: 87 kg  Click HERE for live updates and analysis from the draft with Matthew Lloyd and Gerard Healy

24/11/2017

Name: Ryley Stoddart Pick: ?? AFL Phantom Draft prediction: 21 Positions: Half-back From: Eastern Ranges Height: 183 cm  Weight: 73 kg  Click HERE for live updates and analysis from the draft with Matthew Lloyd and Gerard Healy

24/11/2017

Name: Jarrod Brander Pick: 13 AFL Phantom Draft prediction: 20 Positions: Key defender/key forward From: Bendigo Pioneers Height: 194 cm  Weight: 89 kg  Click HERE for live updates and analysis from the draft with Matthew Lloyd and Gerard Healy

24/11/2017
More Articles
Advertisement
Football Podcasts

Name: Charlie Ballard Pick: 42 AFL Phantom Draft prediction: 19 Positions: Midfielder From: Sturt Height: 195 cm  Weight: 81 kg  Click HERE for live updates and analysis from the draft with Matthew Lloyd and Gerard Healy

Name: Zac Bailey Pick: 15 AFL Phantom Draft prediction: 18 Positions: Midfielder From: Norwood Height: 180 cm  Weight: 63 kg  Click HERE for live updates and analysis from the draft with Matthew Lloyd and Gerard Healy

CALL 131332