Brett Ratten, sacked from St Kilda, new job at Hawthorn, Alastair Clarkson, leading teams

Sacked St Kilda coach Brett Ratten has landed a new job at North Melbourne, joining Alastair Clarkson as a part-time assistant coach at the club. Ratten was axed by the Saints last month despite penning a two-year contract extension earlier in the year, with the 51-year-old replaced by Ross Lyon in the role. The former … Read more

full list of draft nominees, ex-AFL players, second chance, Elijah Taylor, banned, Sydney Swans, controversial

A one-time rising Sydney Swans star who was banned from the AFL for attacking his ex-partner is one of almost 900 players to nominate for the upcoming Draft. Elijah Taylor is hoping to revive his career almost two years after the AFL banned the then-19-year-old from taking part in the 2021 season and ruled him … Read more

AFL Adelaide Crows news 2022: Fischer McAsey takes personal leave

Former No.6 draft pick Fischer McAsey will have another interrupted pre-season after being granted personal leave by the Crows. Former No.6 draft pick Fischer McAsey isn’t expected to start pre-season until after Christmas after Adelaide granted him personal leave. The Crows first to four-year players will begin pre-season on Monday, with boom recruit Izak Rankine … Read more

Golf’s Claret Jug makes return to Queensland suburbia: Cam Smith

It has been filled to the brim with some of the most unusual celebratory concoctions. Now Cam Smith has something special of his own in store for golf’s famous Claret Jug. Ice cream, orange juice, corn, ladybugs, $40,000 red wine, champagne, milk, Guinness, Coke … and now, no doubt, Fourex Gold. The Claret Jug given … Read more

AFL draft 2022 prospect Josh Wardle

Most people bemoaned lockdown weight gain, but Josh Weddle’s development during that time has him earmarked as a potential first round draft pick, writes DANIEL CHERNY. Believe it or not, Josh Weddle was a rover not that long ago. Then the pandemic happened. And while most people bemoaned the kilos they stacked on during lockdown, … Read more

Isaac Humphries comes out as gay, announcement, video, tried to take his own life, first basketball player

Melbourne United center Isaac Humphries has come out as the first openly gay player in a top-tier men’s basketball league. Humphries shared the news to teammates on Wednesday morning, posting a video of the moment via his social media. He also opened up the struggles he dealt with in coming to terms with his sexuality, … Read more

Brownlow vote betting scandal: Victoria Police investigation insider leaking allegations

Four people have been arrested over suspicious betting activity involving the 2022 Brownlow Medal count, with Victoria Police investigating allegations vote tallies were leaked by an insider. Four people have been arrested over suspicious betting activity involving the 2022 Brownlow Medal count. Victoria Police alleged in a statement that a person with knowledge of Brownlow … Read more

Glenn Maxwell breaks his leg, injury, accident

Glenn Maxwell is set to miss months of cricket after breaking his leg in a “freak accident”, Cricket Australia said on Sunday. The all-rounder underwent surgery in Melbourne on Saturday to repair a fractured left fibula. A statement did not confirm how the injury was suffered, but The Age reports that it was due to … Read more

AFLW grand final venue: Cairns in contention for decider

The AFL is exploring the possibility of playing the AFLW grand final in Cairns should the Brisbane Lions qualify, among a raft of potential venues. The AFL is exploring the possibility of playing the AFLW grand final in Cairns should the Brisbane Lions qualify. With just four teams remaining in the premiership race, the venue … Read more

St Kilda football review, full report, findings, Andrew Bassat, Brett Ratten sacked, Ross Lyon, club standards

St Kilda president Andrew Bassat has released a high-level summary of findings from the club’s review of its football program. The review began in late July and in part led to the decision to sack former coach Brett Ratten just months after re-signing him to a two-year deal, eventually appointing Ross Lyon as his replacement. … Read more