Trolls behind Vickery's retirement - ex-coach
Much-maligned forward Ty Vickery is the AFL's first victim of social media trolls according to one of his junior coaches.
Lions still undecided on No. 1 pick
Despite speculation this week that Brisbane was leaning towards bolter Andrew Brayshaw as its No.1 selection at next week's national draft, Lions officials insist they are yet to make a decision on the identity of their top pick.
'Superstar' McCartin backed for breakout year
St Kilda youngster Paddy McCartin has conquered his concussion concerns and vows to live up to the hype of becoming a "superstar of the game", teammate Jack Lonie says.
Injured Blues star Docherty to miss 2018
Carlton have suffered a massive blow with star defender Sam Docherty suffering a serious knee injury at pre-season training.
Knightmare's November phantom draft
The trade period is over and clubs will now shift their focus to the annual AFL draft. Christopher Doerre predicts who will go where during the first three rounds.
Aussies eye International Rules sweep
Australia can afford to lose by nine points or less against Ireland in their second International Rules clash in Perth.
Aussies down Irish in International Rules
Australia have defeated Ireland by 10 points in the International Rules game at Adelaide Oval.
Suns' list boss blasts 'go-home' factor
Veteran Gold Coast list manager Scott Clayton has slammed the growing trend of young players returning to their home state a year or two after being drafted.
Hodge's pre-Lions advice for Robinson
Brisbane veteran Mitch Robinson has hailed the recruitment of Luke Hodge, several years after he reached out to the then-Hawk for career advice.
Retired Swallow may still head to Suns
North Melbourne's root-and-branch rebuild continued with the retirement of Andrew Swallow, but the former captain may still end up joining the Gold Coast.
Ablett may play on beyond current deal
Gary Ablett says he's thrilled to be back at his hometown club Geelong after seven years on the Gold Coast, and hasn't ruled out playing beyond his current two-year deal.
Ablett praises famous dad's support
Returning hero Gary Ablett is looking forward to spending more time with his famous father now he is back in Geelong.
Key trends of recent AFL drafts
Drafting has become a more exact science over time, and ESPN's AFL draft expert Christopher Doerre has identified three key trends in recent years that have shaped the current draft landscape.
Knightmare's club-by-club list needs
It's not always the case of 'best available' at the draft - AFL clubs often target specific types of players to fix their list weaknesses. Christopher Doerre analyses every team, and who they should draft.
Knightmare's October phantom draft
The trade period is over and clubs will now shift their focus to the annual AFL draft. Christopher Doerre predicts who will go where during the first two rounds, as well as answering several key questions.
Lions hope Hodge 'will send a message'
Brisbane's recruitment of Luke Hodge and Charlie Cameron is a sign the Lions are heading in the right direction, coach Chris Fagan says.
Vic AFL club to be relocated overseas?
Former AFL chief executive Wayne Jackson has implored the league to look at relocating a Victorian team interstate - or even abroad, as part of a bold international expansion plan.
Agents lobby league over AFLW safety
A concerned band of player managers has lobbied the AFL to urgently modify the rules for the women's league so players are better protected from the game's rigorous crash-and-bash style.
AFL tribunal architect backs current system
The architect of the AFL's current tribunal system, lawyer Adrian Anderson, believes the set-up continues to serve the league well despite calls for a revamp following a string of contentious rulings in 2017.
Roos, Thomas go separate ways in split
North Melbourne and Lindsay Thomas have agreed to bring an end to his time at Arden Street with a year left on his contract.
AFL 2018 fixture: Winners and losers
The AFL released the fixture for the 2018 season on Tuesday and some clubs will be happier than others with next year's draw.
Grand Final rematch in round two
Who's playing whom and when in the 2018 AFL Premiership season?
Maxwell: NRL's Bellamy would be outstanding in AFL
Nick Maxwell, the former Collingwood premiership captain who has spent the past three years working with NRL powerhouse Melbourne Storm, believes the Storm's super coach, Craig Bellamy, could transfer his talents to an AFL club.
Difficulties remain for gay players in AFL
High-profile comedian Joel Creasey says no AFL players have come out as gay because of the ramifications for their career.
Eagles' rejuvenation begins with AFL draft
West Coast aren't ruling out giving an AFL lifeline to an older, de-listed player, as the Eagles embark on one of the greatest list rejuvenations in their history.
The 2017 AFL All-Star retirement team
Travis Cloke's decision to hang up the boots caps off a remarkable year of retirements. But what would a 'best 22' of this year's retirees look like?
Geelong forward Menzel signs new deal
Geelong have signed injury-prone forward Daniel Menzel to a new one-year AFL contract extension.
Cloke ends love-hate relationship with AFL
Footy was Travis Cloke's greatest love and greatest hate during one of the most scrutinised AFL careers in recent memory.
Power, Suns to renew Shanghai rivalry
Port Adelaide and Gold Coast will renew their on-field AFL rivalry in Shanghai next season but the ugly off-field guernsey stoush is over.
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.
Every club's AFL trade period reviewed
Every team, every trade: A guide to how all clubs fared during the 2017 AFL trade period.
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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