AFL Trade Week Wrap: Port, Bombers shine
Port Adelaide and Essendon were the big winners of the AFL's trade week, while a number of clubs struggled to make an impact in the offseason.
Martin fighting to get dad back to Australia
Richmond champion Dustin Martin is preparing for a final legal fight to overturn the deportation order against his father, who was exiled to New Zealand.
Every club's AFL trade period reviewed
Every team, every trade: A guide to how all clubs fared during the 2017 AFL trade period.
Ablett deal puts compensation in spotlight
Richmond football boss Neil Balme has questioned the AFL's free agency compensation method which paved the way for Gary Ablett's trade to Geelong.
Shane Mumford announces AFL retirement
Greater Western Sydney ruckman Shane Mumford has ended his 172-game AFL career because of a series of chronic injuries.
Kennett already jousting with AFL chief
Newly minted Hawthorn president tells ESPN he is concerned by the AFL's burgeoning staff numbers, its remuneration for executives, and its desire to be a voice for social issues.
AFL moving to develop transgender policy
Officials will "move as quickly as we can", with Hannah Mouncey's input, to become the first mainstream sport in Australia to draw up a set of guidelines that address the issue of transgender athletes.
Trades have Port poised to power ahead
Port Adelaide list manager Jason Cripps tells ESPN the club's aggressive trade approach will help to slingshot it deep into September action next year and beyond.
Ablett returns to Cats, Hodge to Lions
Geelong have secured a last-minute trade for favourite son Gary Ablett, while Brisbane signed off on a deal to secure Hawthorn's Luke Hodge.
Gibbs to Crows as Blues agree trade
Carlton agree to send midfield star Bryce Gibbs to Adelaide in exchange for two first-round draft picks.
Dodoro: Bombers have high hopes for new players.
Essendon list manager Adrian Dodoro believes Adam Saad, Jake Stringer and Devon Smith have All-Australian potential.
Evans 'thankful' to Ablett for Suns impact.
Gold Coast CEO Mark Evans praised departing Gary Ablett on his help to Queensland football.
Grant: Bulldogs relish Schache and Boyd combo.
Western Bulldogs director of football Chris Grant believes the positives for Josh Schache are much greater.
The best mature-age AFL draft prospects
More often than not, premiership teams feature several unheralded former state league players. AFL draft expert Christopher Doerre assesses this year's crop of mature-age prospects.
'No hard feelings' for Port recruit Watts
Melbourne's Jack Watts has joined high-profile free agents Tom Rockliff and Steve Motlop at Port Adelaide after the Dees and Power agreed on a trade.
Suns to take AFL games to north
Tonwsville is set to host an AFL match for the first time from 2019 or 2020 onwards.
Emerging Docker's shock trade request
Fremantle rising star Lachie Weller has requested an AFL trade to Gold Coast.
No fresh start for free agent Menzel
Injury-prone Geelong forward Daniel Menzel has been unable to find a new home during the AFL's free agency period.
Deals imminent for Ablett, Watts ... Lobbe?
A deal for Gary Ablett's romantic return to Geelong could be struck on Friday while Jack Watts could also be set to depart the Demons.
Scott's mentality a concern for Roos
Worrying reports continue to emanate from North Melbourne which paint a picture of a club in disarray.
Beveridge change may force out big Dog
Western Bulldogs coach Luke Beveridge has gone from good cop to bad cop in an attempt to get more out of his lacklustre pups. But one of his ruckmen may be set to depart the Whitten Oval.
Stringer race opens up after Motlop deal
Geelong's tidy compensation for the departure of AFL free agent Steven Motlop could have consequences for Jake Stringer.
Cats get juicy reward after Motlop departs
Port Adelaide have secured Steven Motlop on a four-year AFL deal after Geelong declined to match their offer.
Dees snare Lever, Smith joins Dons
Adelaide and Melbourne have finally agreed on a deal for Jake Lever, with the young defender joining the Demons on Thursday morning.
Ashcroft, Lappin gone in Suns shake-up
Gold Coast football manager Marcus Ashcroft and football development head Matthew Lappin will leave the AFL club in several changes under new coach Stuart Dew.
Ablett in, but Dusty declines IRS invite
Richmond superstar Dustin Martin has declined an invitation to represent Australia in next month's International Rules series.
AFL Draft Combine: Bonar's rise continues
The annual AFL Draft Combine allows clubs to interview, observe and test the athleticism and skills of the best young talent. Who shone, and who struggled?
AFL Draft: Rayner still dominates rankings
ESPN's AFL draft expert Christopher Doerre unveils his list of the 20 best prospects in his monthly power rankings, with Cameron Rayner continuing his dominance at the top of the rankings.
Tigers topless woman picture investigated
Circulation of a photo of a topless woman wearing a Richmond player's AFL premiership medal is being investigated by Victoria Police.
Cats, Suns edge closer to Ablett trade
Gary Ablett's move back to Geelong took a step forward on Monday when the Cats and Gold Coast ramped up negotiations.
All the colour and glamour as the guests arrive for AFL's night of nights.
Richmond Tigers star Dustin Martin has taken out the 2017 Brownlow Medal
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