Eade’s Suns appointment a game changer

October 30th, 2014

THE compensation tug of war between Collingwood and the Gold Coast over Rodney Eade is a game changer for the rest of the competition.

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No get-out claws for ageing Cats

October 30th, 2014

GEELONG has been dealt the AFL’s toughest 2015 fixture, threatening to jam open the cracks that appeared in its 2015 straight-sets finals exit.

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Bomber set to disregard AFL fine

October 30th, 2014

MARK Thompson seems likely to flout the AFL’s requirement that he pay his $30,000 AFL fine by Friday afternoon’s deadline.

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AFL one of sport’s most complex fixtures

October 30th, 2014

EXPERTS rate the AFL draw the most difficult fixture to devise in world sport. Putting the puzzle together is Simon Lethlean’s responsibility.

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Fan-friendly fixture also coach-friendly

October 30th, 2014

IT’S possible — fingers crossed — that coaches might whinge less than other seasons, because the fan-friendly fixture is also coach-friendly.

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Tough tests will prove Power’s worthiness

October 30th, 2014

PORT Adelaide’s status as an AFL premiership contender will be known in the first month next season when the Power opens against top-six clubs Fremantle, Sydney, North Melbourne and premier Hawthorn.

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Dogs finalise senior coach shortlist

October 30th, 2014

THE Western Bulldogs have finalised a shortlist for their next senior coach, but will not start formal interviews until next week.

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Pies launch talks on integrity of contracts

October 30th, 2014

COLLINGWOOD has called for an industry-wide discussion on contracts after releasing Rodney Eade for cash payment and sweeteners from Gold Coast.

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Power embracing tough draw

October 30th, 2014

PORT Adelaide chief Keith Thomas’ first reaction to the AFL fixture was to describe it as “incredible” — and he was smiling as he said it.

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Tigers to shine under Friday night lights

October 30th, 2014

RICHMOND is the new prime-time darling of the AFL, with the Tigers’ dramatic 2014 finals charge capturing the attention of broadcasters.

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