Port and Crows flying east after on-again-off-again drama, Saint Marshall out after exposure site visit

Port Adelaide and Adelaide will fly to Melbourne despite having their initial attempt to flee to Victoria scuppered in a dramatic day of AFL fixture and border-hopping drama.

Primary close contacts top 15,000 as ‘super-spreaders’ spark new stadium cases

Health authorities say two people have become accidental super-spreaders, passing on the virus to others when they attended public events while infectious, including a rugby union and an AFL match.

Four Points: Tigers three-peat dusted; Dees’ disturbing trend, AFL’s integrity issue

Richmond’s Dustin Martin will merely be an observer rather than centre stage during finals after being ruled out for the season. Surely it ends Richmond’s hopes of a three-peat.

AFL 2021 LIVE as it happened: Blues mount comeback to smash Pies, Bombers beat North to enter top eight

Essendon will continue their push to play finals against a fast improving North Melbourne before old foes Carlton and Collingwood do battle.

‘It happens every year’: UK trolling ignites concerns about racist abuse of AFL, NRL players

As concerns flare about online racism in the UK, Australia’s eSafety commissioner says the issue remains a serious problem in Australia. But she is hopeful new powers to stop it […]

Four Points: The unsociable Saint, Lions’ biggest loss, the Doedee dilemma

Tom Highmore is 23. He is in his first AFL season. He wasn’t the best on ground when St Kilda beat Brisbane and continued their almost-out-of-time revival of their season, […]

AFL 2021 LIVE updates: Premiership contenders Port Adelaide Power, Melbourne Demons face-off

Port Power and Melbourne Demons will put their premiership chances up for discussion when they face off at Adelaide Oval.