AFL 2021 LIVE updates: Darling’s five goals puts Eagles up; Dees beat Blues; Dons upset Dockers

The Bombers and Dockers kick us off for Sunday footy before Melbourne looks for yet another win against an inconsistent Blues side.

Not so Marvellous: sharp drop in AFL crowds as COVID effect continues

The decline in footy crowds was highlighted on Saturday night when league powerhouse Richmond, who have traditionally attracted big attendances, played in front of just 18,798 people at Marvel Stadium.

‘Cut with a chainsaw’: Longmire calls for AFL help after staff costs slashed

The Sydney Swans coach wants an acknowledgement from the AFL that club staffers are being heavily overworked after a savage round of cuts to football department spending last year.

AFL 2021 LIVE updates: Lions in control over Freo; Bontempelli inspires comeback win; Eagles beat Hawks

Follow along for all the major moments as round eight of the AFL season comes to a conclusion.

Four Points: The undersold Chris Scott, middle finger to the AFL, and the joy of Eddie Betts

Despite his superb winning rate as Geelong coach, Chris Scott gets undersold by Geelong people, and opposition fans alike. He deserves more recognition.

He had one of the toughest jobs in footy but the AFL forgot to invite him to the Brownlow

Hayden Kennedy umpired just shy of 500 AFL games and will soon leave the role of umpiring head coach. Richmond great, and former head of umpiring at the AFL, Wayne […]

AFL 2021 LIVE updates: West Coast lead Freo in crowd-less derby; Blues beat Dons; Injured Demons take down Roos

Melbourne and North Melbourne kick off our AFL Live blog for Sunday as we bring round seven to a conclusion.

AFL 2021 LIVE updates: Richmond Tigers take on Western Bulldogs in Friday night footy

The Western Bulldogs put their premiership credentials to the test against reigning premiers Richmond who aims to show they are far from a spent force.

Port Adelaide mull legal action after AFL rejects request to wear ‘prison-bar’ guernsey

The AFL has rejected Port Adelaide’s request to wear their black and white striped “prison-bar” guernsey in the round eight Showdown against rivals Adelaide.