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News Update 21/10/2013

News Update 21/10/2013

The Australian Indigenous side has been defeated in the first test against Ireland after an Australain fightback failed in the final term. The Irish won by 22 points 57-35, leaving Australia needing to win by 23 points or more in the second test. You can see Highlights from the test here. Tour organisers are under [...]

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AFL News Update – 10/10/2013

AFL News Update – 10/10/2013

The Lions board woes continue with Lions lawyers advising the club that Matthews is ineligble to stand for the Board after not meeting the membership conditions set out in the constitution. In the meantime Brisbane members have reached the numbers required for an Emergency General Meeting, but the deadline for this passed on Friday with [...]

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AFL news as it happens – 9/10/2013

AFL news as it happens – 9/10/2013

SYDNEY today unveiled restricted fee agent Lance Franklin after Hawthorn yesterday announced it would not be matching Sydney’s offer. The Swans nine-year, $10,000,000 million offer received industry-wide condemnation, with the AFL giving the final tick-of-approval yesterday. Speaking this morning, Franklin denied that the move was a bid to get out of the Melbourne “fishbowl”, rather, [...]

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AFL news as it happens – 7/10/2013

AFL news as it happens – 7/10/2013

The Tigers have pounced on the first day of Trade Week 2o13 striking a deal with Carlton for ruckman Shaun Hampson. The Queenslander, who was drafted in 2007 with pick #17 will be traded to Richmond after 63 games with the Blues in return for pick #28. Richmond list manager, Blair Hartley told the Richmond [...]

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AFL news as it happens – 1/10/2013

AFL news as it happens – 1/10/2013

SYDNEY has reportedly entered the race for Hawthorn’s Lance Franklin as the star forward prepares to make his intentions clear to Hawthorn in the coming days. The Swans, who acquired Kurt Tippett last year on a lucrative contract, are prepared to offer Franklin $7 million over five years in order to further strengthen their side. [...]

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AFL news as it happens – 25/9/2013

AFL news as it happens – 25/9/2013

FREMANTLE expects to name an unchanged line up for Saturday’s grand final, despite numerous players pulling up sore from their preliminary final triumph over Sydney. Luke McPharlin, Michael Johnson, Aaron Sandilands, Chris Mayne and Zac Dawson all failed to train yesterday, though Sandilands was confident that all players would be taking their place in the [...]

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AFL news as it happens – 24/9/2013

AFL news as it happens – 24/9/2013

GOLD COAST champion Gary Ablett has claimed his second Brownlow medal after holding off former Geelong team-mate Joel Selwood in a scintillating count. Ablett shot off to an early lead along with Sydney midfielder Daniel Hannebery before both began to stagnate in the second half of the season. Ablett went into the final round of [...]

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All-Australian Team 2013

  B: Corey Enright, Scott Thompson, Michael Johnson HB: Jarryd McVeigh, Harry Taylor, Sam Mitchell C: Ryan Griffen, Joel Selwood, Scott Pendlebury HF: Patrick Dangerfield, Travis Cloke, Kieren Jack F: Jarryd Roughead, Jeremy Cameron, Chad Wingard FOLL: Will Minson, Dane Swan, Gary Ablett INTERCHANGE: Travis Boak, Dan Hannebery, Andrew Mackie, Jobe Watson Go here for [...]

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AFL News As It Happens – 9/9/2013

AFL News As It Happens – 9/9/2013

SYDNEY champion Adam Goodes could make a spectacular return this week after surviving a gruelling training session. Goodes, who hasn’t played since round 13, had struggled to return to running following a knee injury. Swans coach John Longmire was optimistic that his star player could return. “He had a pretty dramatic improvement in the last [...]

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AFL News As It Happens – 2/9/2013

AFL News As It Happens – 2/9/2013

THE AFL has confirmed the schedule for the first week of finals. • Friday night – Hawthorn v Sydney – 7:50pm AEST – MCG • Saturday afternoon – Geelong v Fremantle – 2:20pm AEST  – Simonds Stadium • Saturday evening – Collingwood v Port Adelaide  – 7:45pm AEST – MCG • Sunday afternoon – Richmond [...]

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