Where would the Blues be without Patrick Cripps?
The gulf between Patrick Cripps and the next best Carlton player is massive compared to other clubs' best and second-best players, which highlights both Cripps' incredible season and the lack of support underneath him.
Round Table: This season's biggest disappointment
Our AFL experts dissect all of the main talking points ahead of Round 10, including the biggest let down of season 2019, who the best Indigenous player of modern times is and whether or not the top eight is already set.
PODCAST: Will Bolton last the year?
Brendon Bolton is facing growing scrutiny, but the team isn't convinced sacking him is the right move. Listen to the ESPNfootyips AFL Podcast here.
AFL H&V Round 9: Flyin' Ryan and a far Crow from Adelaide's best
West Coast excitement machine Liam Ryan provided one of the highlights of the season on Friday night while Adelaide will be ruining their trip to Brisbane. Here are Round 9's Heroes & Villains.
Tigers cruise past injury-hit Hawks
Richmond have scored a 36-point win over an injury-hit Hawthorn at the MCG.
Flyin' Ryan helps Eagles sink Demons
West Coast have overcome a 19-point deficit to post a 16-point win over Melbourne at Optus Stadium on Friday night.
W2W4, Round 9: Who wins the 'Jekyll and Hyde' Cup?
Who wins the 'Jekyll and Hyde' Cup and could things get ugly for the Blues against GWS? Here's What To Watch For in Round 9.
Jump on the Lions, Dockers in Round 9
Round 9 of the AFL throws up some intriguing contests. Our friends at tab.com.au have come up with their best bets, including a juicy multi, to whet your weekend punting appetite.
Round Table: How much is Geelong star Tim Kelly worth?
We dissect all of the main talking points ahead of Round 9, including the value of Geelong gun Tim Kelly, the biggest injustice at the MRO and whether or not Demons young gun Clayton Oliver is underrated.
AFL Draft Wrap: Shades of Petracca in likely top 10 pick Flanders
Sam Flanders showcased his power and stoppage prowess at the weekend and is looming as a top 10 pick. Meanwhile, several state league players enhanced their AFL midseason draft claims, writes Chris Doerre.
PODCAST: Fyfe escaping a ban is the greatest injustice in years
Our AFL experts were stunned that Nat Fyfe avoided suspension for an elbow on Tom Lynch, claiming the AFL's judicial system is 'an embarrassment to professional sport'.
Young Hawk: Roughead 'still has so much to offer'
If you think for even a second that Jarryd Roughead isn't having an impact on Hawthorn in season 2019, you're completely off the mark. Young Hawk Mitchell Lewis explains what it's like to work with a "champion of the game".
AFL H&V Round 8: Death-defying Dees, free kick drama
There were last-second wins and late-late changes, but one thing is for sure, and that's that you can't beat Saturday afternoon football at the 'G. Here are Round 8's Heroes & Villains.
Join Matt Walsh, Niall Seewang, Jake Michaels and Christian Joly from Champion Data for some of the best analysis and insight on the ESPNfootytips AFL podcast.
Who are the players we can't wait to watch in action this season? Whether they be stars of the competition, guns returning from injury, traded players or top draftees, we've compiled a list of our 20 must-watch players. Here, we unveil those ranked 10-1
Who will be your club's most impactful draftee, breakout contender and the player in line for a rebound season? Christopher Doerre assesses every team following this year's JLT series.
As he continues to assess the top 20 of recent drafts, ESPN.com.au's Chris Doerre looks back at 2017 and gives a surprise top selection in hindsight.
You might not have fully embraced the AFLX concept, but there's good reason to support your AFL club's players getting involved, writes Matt Walsh.
The challenge: Pick a 'best 18' featuring only one player from every AFL club. The results? Check them out and vote on which team is strongest!
With 2018 drawing to a festive close, we take a look at Australia's major football codes and make some bold predictions about next year.
The last week of September, if you're Australian, chances are you're watching the National Rugby League or Australian Football League grand finals.