AFL

Thu 6 Aug 2020

‘Flop of the year’: AFL star roasted

‘Flop of the year’: AFL star roasted

Sydney Swans star forward Tom Papley has been smashed from all corners by AFL fans after appearing to take a genuine dive.

Viral Magpie mum’s hilarious dig at ‘prankster’ son

Premium Content Viral Magpie mum’s hilarious dig at ‘prankster’ son

Fiona Ruscoe is an online sensation after her son and Collingwood player Trey Ruscoe recorded his video call home. She has revealed she had the last laugh.

Mon 3 Aug 2020

‘AFL just slaughtered their own brand’

‘AFL just slaughtered their own brand’

The AFL has come under fire for standing down one of its own journalists for tweeting an Instagram post by a Richmond star’s wife.

Sun 2 Aug 2020

AFL star jailed for ‘campaign of terror’

AFL star jailed for ‘campaign of terror’

A former AFL player who assaulted his ex-girlfriend with a blowtorch has served a second sentence for physical and financial abuse.

AFL star’s heartbreaking baby tragedy

AFL star’s heartbreaking baby tragedy

North Melbourne star Ben Brown has posted a heartbreaking image on Instagram to reveal his twin baby tragedy.

Fri 31 Jul 2020

AFL legend rages in apoplectic rant

AFL legend rages in apoplectic rant

Melbourne Demons great Garry Lyon has turned the half time break into an extraordinary roast as he spat fire at his own football club.

Thu 30 Jul 2020

AFL WAG in trouble for COVID breach

AFL WAG in trouble for COVID breach

The AFL is investigating a number of COVID breaches, including a day spa visit by the wife of a Richmond star and a trip to Dreamworld.

Wed 29 Jul 2020

Heartbroken wife farewells Shane Tuck

Heartbroken wife farewells Shane Tuck

The devastated family of Shane Tuck farewelled the AFL star yesterday, overcome with emotion while paying tribute at his funeral.

Sat 25 Jul 2020

AFL Rich 100: First 50 players revealed

Premium Content AFL Rich 100: First 50 players revealed

Who are the AFL’s highest-paid players? Hundreds of calls to industry figures have revealed some surprising names — including a huge shock at No.100.

Fri 24 Jul 2020

Who are footy’s most underpaid stars?

Premium Content Who are footy’s most underpaid stars?

Not every AFL player is taking home a massive pay cheque. Some take a hit for the sake of the team, some have a big pay rise coming and others are just outright...

Thu 23 Jul 2020

Goodes’ blunt response to ScoMo question

Goodes’ blunt response to ScoMo question

Adam Goodes has taken a veiled swipe at Scott Morrison and the Australian government as he opened up on how racism ended his AFL career.

Wed 22 Jul 2020

WAG hits out at hub haters: ‘Not a holiday with bae’

Premium Content WAG hits out at hub haters: ‘Not a holiday with bae’

Easton Wood’s pregnant wife has hit out at suggestions the AFL’s relocation to Queensland is a holiday, asking those to ‘walk a mile in my shoes before you shoot your...

Friends knew of Shane Tuck’s struggles

Premium Content Friends knew of Shane Tuck’s struggles

Shane Tuck is being mourned far and wide as boxing and footy communities — aware of his battles in recent times — attempt to come to terms with his loss at the age of...

Legend’s heartbreak over ‘troubled soul’

Legend’s heartbreak over ‘troubled soul’

Shane Tuck’s broken-hearted father has made an impassioned plea to anyone struggling to speak up and seek help after his son’s death.

Tue 21 Jul 2020

Tuck’s ‘bloody hard’ life in dad’s shadow

Tuck’s ‘bloody hard’ life in dad’s shadow

As a kid, Shane Tuck couldn’t escape his father’s exploits. It took the loss of his dream for him to become the man he was meant to be.

Richmond AFL great dead at age 38

Richmond AFL great dead at age 38

The footy world has been left “devastated” by the news former Richmond player Shane Tuck has been found dead on Monday at the age of 38.

Mon 20 Jul 2020

Ablett’s heartwarming three-word post

Ablett’s heartwarming three-word post

AFL star Gary Ablett has been reunited with wife Jordan and son Levi — and they shared the emotional moment with an adorable Instagram post.

‘You will resign’: Letter rocks AFL boss

‘You will resign’: Letter rocks AFL boss

A former AFL player has vowed to force AFL chief executive Gillon McLachlan’s resignation after receiving a letter he claims is “racist”.

Fri 17 Jul 2020

Where AFL legends think the Grand Final should be played

Premium Content Where AFL legends think the Grand Final should be played

Virus-plagued Victoria is in no state to host the 2020 Grand Final, and it’s not just parochial Victorians who think so.

‘Huge gamble’: AFL crowd causes panic

‘Huge gamble’: AFL crowd causes panic

Western Australia welcomed the largest gathering since the COVID-19 pandemic began despite desperate pleas from its doctors and nurses.

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