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Wed 17 Apr 2019

Re-built Brisbane rise from 2016 ashes

premium_icon Re-built Brisbane rise from 2016 ashes

TO appreciate the spectacular rebuild of Brisbane, you only have to go back to a dark night for the club in 2016 when they hosted Collingwood at the Gabba.

Trade Buddy? Shaw says Pies ‘ideal’ fit for Swan

premium_icon Trade Buddy? Shaw says Pies ‘ideal’ fit for Swan

For Swans fans, trading Lance Franklin would be akin to selling the Sydney Harbour Bridge, but Collingwood great Tony Shaw says it’s time for Sydney to be bold

Magpies still working on Grundy ‘chemistry’

premium_icon Magpies still working on Grundy ‘chemistry’

Collingwood ace Dayne Beams says the Magpies’ midfield must do more to make the most of Brodie Grundy's ruck dominance.

Mon 15 Apr 2019

Can Tigers solve SuperCoach AFL rookie crisis?

Can Tigers solve SuperCoach AFL rookie crisis?

Some cheap SuperCoach players are hitting the wall already and need to be traded, but who to?

Ton of issues, but Crows will stick together

premium_icon Ton of issues, but Crows will stick together

Tom Lynch insists there won’t be a blame game at West Lakes, despite a frustrating start to the Crows' season.

The Tackle: Where is Blues’ next win coming from?

premium_icon The Tackle: Where is Blues’ next win coming from?

The pressure is on Carlton again after the Blues blew a golden opportunity to win. They couldn’t beat the Suns, so who can they beat? Mark Robinson reveals his...

Sun 14 Apr 2019

Suns show mettle to win again at the death

premium_icon Suns show mettle to win again at the death

How’s your heart feeling Gold Coast fans? The cardiac kids have done it again, winning their third game this season by five points or less against Carlton.

Lynch praises Tigers debutant Ross

premium_icon Lynch praises Tigers debutant Ross

Matchwinner Tom Lynch has lauded the impact of debutant Jack Ross in undermanned Richmond’s upset win over Port Adelaide on Saturday.

Sat 13 Apr 2019

Giants down Geelong in a thriller

Giants down Geelong in a thriller

GWS have scored a thrilling four-point win over Geelong after losing co-captain Callan Ward to a knee injury just minutes into the AFL clash at GMHBA Stadium

Bombers end Lions' perfect start to the season

Bombers end Lions' perfect start to the season

Anthony McDonald-Tipungwuti was best afield with seven goals for Essendon as they handed Brisbane their first AFL loss of the season on Saturday

Billy Slater making his mark at AFL club St Kilda

Billy Slater making his mark at AFL club St Kilda

St Kilda defender Shane Savage, a self-described introvert, says rugby league great Billy Slater has helped him develop his leadership

Footy star’s secret to AFL recovery

Footy star’s secret to AFL recovery

ANDY Brayshaw’s impressive rookie AFL season was reduced to being the victim of the sickening Andrew Gaff punch, but it hasn’t broken him.

Reinvented Lion relishes defence

premium_icon Reinvented Lion relishes defence

From young age, Josh Walker maintained the belief he would eventually make it as an AFL footballer, he just didn't envisage it would be as a key defender

Fri 12 Apr 2019

Diabolical records fall in Swans disaster

Diabolical records fall in Swans disaster

SYDNEY has crashed to a 19-year low with a series of records tumbling as their season reached breaking point against Melbourne.

Rivals circle Grundy as Pies move to lock in star

premium_icon Rivals circle Grundy as Pies move to lock in star

With Adelaide searching for a long-term replacement for veteran ruckman Sam Jacobs, one man fits the bill.

Big brother rules as Dees punish wasteful Swans

premium_icon Big brother rules as Dees punish wasteful Swans

On Thursday night it was again big brother, Nathan Jones, who had the last laugh as Melbourne pipped a wasteful Sydney.

Thu 11 Apr 2019

Can Port Adelaide be trusted again?

premium_icon Can Port Adelaide be trusted again?

Has a solid 2-1 start made Ken Hinkley’s group worthy of new trust?

‘What a joke’: Sledge response slammed

‘What a joke’: Sledge response slammed

The furore around Dustin Martin’s drugs sledge refuses to die down as a prominent footy expert blasted the Tigers star for his latest move.

All the Round 4 SuperCoach AFL captain options

premium_icon All the Round 4 SuperCoach AFL captain options

With the Thursday night footy fast approaching, The Phantom looks at all of the SuperCoach captain options for Round 4.

I’m not done yet, says veteran Betts

premium_icon I’m not done yet, says veteran Betts

Adelaide fan favourite Eddie Betts has heard the commentary speculating about his imminent demise. But the veteran believes he still has plenty to offer.

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