Can we talk about the footy, please?

I considered a few different intros to this article related to Tom Stewart’s hit on Dion Prestia. But then I watched the game again. Instead of arguing about a pantomime villain in Stewart or the morality of concussion, why don’t we do something novel and talk about the game? It was a titanic struggle between … Read more

Potential No.1 pick putting up “Nick Daicos-like numbers” in draft year

Potential No.1 pick Will Ashcroft has continued his sparkling form for Vic Metro in the Under-18 National Championships. After racking up 51 disposals for the Sandringham Dragons in a recent NAB League game, Ashcroft amassed 36 disposals, 12 clearances and seven tackles against the Allies last Saturday. The gun midfielder inspired Vic Metro to a … Read more

The “underrated” Demon defender who recorded 2022 league first in Round 15 win

Jake Lever believes teammate Michael Hibberd is one of the keys to the side’s defence, given his flexibility. Hibberd overcame a calf complaint suffered during the pre-season and numerous setbacks to play the last two games for the Demons. The 32-year-old was particularly impressive against Brisbane, holding gun small forward Charlie Cameron goalless as Melbourne … Read more

Jordan De Goey returns for Collingwood as Geelong welcomes back Patrick Dangerfield

Jordan De Goey is set to return to AFL action for Collingwood’s clash with Gold Coast, while Geelong is welcoming back Patrick Dangerfield for his first match in six weeks. Key points: De Goey will play his first match for the Magpies since before their bye round The Magpies say De Goey has “trained with … Read more

Essendon set to “ask the question” again of star Dogs midfielder

Attention is now turning to Josh Dunkley’s future at the Western Bulldogs, according to AFL Media’s Callum Twomey. The Dogs have had success in re-signing several of their stars in recent weeks, with the likes of Caleb Daniel, Tim English and Bailey Dale all inking long-term deals. While Twomey reports that important defending Alex Keath … Read more

Saints axe five, Brownlow Medallist returns for Cats, top Dons draftee dropped

The teams have dropped for Round 16! Check out all the changes below. Brisbane Lions vs Western Bulldogs Brisbane Lions IN: Danye Zorko, Zac Bailey OUT: Mitch Robinson (Omitted), Thomas Berry (Omitted), Deven Robertson (Omitted) western bulldogs IN: Lachie Hunter, Dominic Bedendo (Debut) OUT: Ed Richards (concussion), Caleb Daniel (knee), Logan McNeil (Medi-Sub) Carlton vs … Read more