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

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

Leigh Matthews’ radical send-off plan

V/AFL great Leigh Matthews has put forward a radical plan that would see players feel off for reportable offences. In the wake of Geelong defender Tom Stewart’s head-high bump on Richmond’s Dion Prestia last Saturday, there is plenty of talk surrounding a send-off rule for a player who causes a game-ending concussion. Matthews says with … Read more

How Craig McRae is reshaping the Collingwood Magpies into a fun and freewheeling AFL team

The start of footballing life for Collingwood coach Craig McRae and his predecessor Nathan Buckley came at about the same time and the same place. Born about a year apart in Adelaide, McRae and Buckley’s careers have passed each other like ships in the night, inexorably but often unintentionally linked. Buckley, a superlative talent from … Read more

Matthew Richardson’s rolling All-Australian team after Round 15

Richmond great and sportsday regular Matthew Richardson will be selecting a rolling All-Australian team throughout the 2022 AFL season. Richardson, a former All-Australian selector, will update the side after each round on a weekly basis. See Richardson’s rolling All-Australian team after Round 15 below: There are no changes for this week’s side. Subscribe to the … Read more