Greater Western Sydney, GWS Giants, NRL, rugby heartland, Penrith Panthers, Parramatta Eels, grand final, fans, scenes, jubilant, celebrations

Two of Western Sydney’s biggest sporting clubs will meet in the NRL decider on Sunday in what has been described as the “worst possible outcome” for the GWS Giants. GWS are struggling to attract fans to the game, and managed just six wins in a tough 2022 season that saw coach Leon Cameron walk midway … Read more

Hawthorn Football Club, Hawks, racism, report, First Nations, Luke Hodge, Alastair Clarkson, Chris Fagan, coach, support, statement, investigation

Three-time Hawthorn premiership skipper Luke Hodge has thrown his support behind embattled coaches Alastair Clarkson and Chris Fagan during an “extremely challenging time” for the duo. Clarkson, Fagan and other former senior Hawthorn officials including Jason Burt and Andrew Newbold have been named in a damning report into the treatment of past First Nations players … Read more

Hawthorn report, racism allegations from Indigenous football players, Russian Mafia, Alastair Clarkson, Chris Fagan, Jason Burt

More troubling allegations against Hawthorn have been revealed after sections of the club-commissioned report into its handling of First Nations players were leaked. It comes as former Hawthorn player development manager Jason Burt broke his silence following reports of his involvement in alleged incidents involving First Nations players and their partners that are now being … Read more

AFL trade news, rumours, whispers; Collingwood Magpies bid for Tom Mitchell, targets Hawthorn Hawks, Blake Acres, Carlton Blues, Fremantle Dockers

Gold Coast is set to significantly free up its salary cap this off-season. Plus Collingwood has ramped up its bid for one of its targets. Get all the latest player movement news in AFL Trade Whispers! Watch every match of the AFLW season LIVE on Kayo. New to Kayo? Start your free trial now NEW … Read more

Geelong Cats def Sydney Swans, Joel Selwood, is he retiring, goal video, reactions, press conference

Geelong star Joel Selwood has been praised by his teammates after his maiden premiership win as captain. Selwood’s win marked his fourth premiership, but his first since taking up the mantle as captain in 2012, succeeding Cameron Ling who retired after the 2011 premiership win. On Saturday against Sydney, Selwood was the best player on … Read more

Hawthorn First Nations report: Chris Fagan releases statement after bombshell

Elements of the report into alleged discrimination at Hawthorn have been backed by an assistant coach. Find out the latest here. Lions coach Chris Fagan joined former Hawthorn coach Alastair Clarkson in vehemently denying the bombshell allegations on Thursday. Fagan said he was “shocked and deeply distressed by the allegations reported in the media”. “I … Read more

Football players, runner, spectator sanctioned after Nullawil-Moulamein grand final brawl

Three players, a runner and a spectator are facing match bans and sanctions after a violent grand final brawl in regional Victoria last weekend. Key points: Players, a spectator and a runner have been sanctioned over a violent country football brawl The brawl erupted during the Moulamein – Nullawil grand final on Saturday September 10 … Read more

Tanner Bruhn to Geelong, GWS, Josh Dunkley to Brisbane, Port Adelaide, Western Bulldogs

A recent first-round pick has reportedly made it clear where he wants to be traded. Plus why a lack of a decision from a Bulldog shapes as a positive for Brisbane. Get the latest AFL player movement news in Trade Whispers! Watch every match prior to the AFL grand final Live & Ad-Break Free In-Play … Read more

AFLW 2022 | AFL removes minute’s silence for Indigenous Round

The AFL has made the decision to remove the minute’s silence during the AFLW’s Indigenous Round following consideration of the sensitivities regarding the round. The AFL has shelved plans for a minute’s silence to be held for the death of Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II for the remainder of round three of AFLW. The decision … Read more

AFL week two finals: Teams, selection news and expert tips

Melbourne is unlikely to use painkilling injections on superstar midfielder Christian Petracca but the alternative oral medication may be limited, says a respected sports medico. Christian Petracca could be forced to rely on mere Panadol to ease the pain of a hairline fracture as well as a corked calf to get him through the cutthroat … Read more