Back the grand final fairytale

Not for the first time ever, the AFL and NRL grand finals will each feature a Victorian and New South Wales’ side. The rivalry between the two states has always been strong. From which sporting code is better to who…

Salary cap equality? Too little, too late

AFL chief executive Gillon McLachlan has confirmed salary cap concessions will be scrapped in 2017. Speaking on Fox Footy’s AFL 360 last night, McLachlan said sides like Greater Western Sydney, who have received concessions since their conception, will now have…

Eddie will get Adelaide crowing

Eddie Betts is something special. You don’t have to be an Adelaide supporter to see it. His dazzling six-goal performance in last week’s elimination final win against North Melbourne set the tone for the offensively-minded Crows. In fact, their dynamic…

Will the Bulldogs’ five changes pay off?

The Western Bulldogs have recalled five stars for tonight’s elimination final against West Coast at Domain Stadium. Forward Jake Stringer will make his way back into the seniors after being dropped to the VFL for the last two rounds of…

Respect to the retirees, but the silly season starts way too soon

The final round of the 2016 home-and-away season has just started, and yet player movement is taking over footy discussion. With the Kangaroo cull, retirements galore, and a sneaky Jaeger O’Meara trade request, attention is far from the final exciting…

Dees ready to do the unthinkable and sneak into September

It’s the pointy end of the season and the Demons find themselves in an unusual position. Normally around this time of year, the Melbourne faithful are working out their September holiday plans. But in 2016, finals are still very much…