It’s been almost a year since an AFL men’s game was played in front of Victorian fans.
The financial pain of a COVID-19 impacted season has been laid bare, with the average wage of an AFL player tumbling by more than $100,000.
A juggling act for seats would likely be required by Fremantle and West Coast for the start of their respective home AFL campaigns.
Tasmanian premier Peter Gutwein has again turned the heat on the AFL but said discussions with AFL chief executive Gillon McLachlan on Friday had been productive.
Richmond may hold off unveiling past two premiership flags depending on how many people are allowed to attend games.
The AFL has told the Tasmanian government they are not in a position to present a considered response to the Tasmanian Taskforce’s submission for a standalone AFL team in Tasmania.
Race questions are not just confined to sport. All organisations need to critically examine how they deal with diversity in their ranks.
Player advocate Peter Jess has proposed that the $25 million a year contribution would be funded “at the retail level of the game” and so the cost would be passed […]
Former first-round draft pick Jordan Gallucci is vying for an AFL lifeline at Richmond with the former Adelaide midfielder invited to train at Punt Road in the bid to win […]
Lawyers for the AFL and ASADA have agreed to share Essendon doping investigation correspondence to Bruce Francis, who is seeking exoneration for Bombers players who were suspended for breaching the […]
Players are asking questions as to why Peter Jackson’s review into the Indigenous Advisory Group is yet to be acted upon after Collingwood’s “Do Better” report was released.
Coaches say a seemingly minor rule change is having a bigger impact in pre-season trials than any other, and the AFL believes it will make footy a better spectacle.
Nathan Gibbs has questioned how giving players extra time on the sidelines once they have recovered from concussion will help the AFL.
Wayne Campbell was umpires boss when the AFL decided on a simple rule change to protect the head. One coach hated it, players used it to milk free kicks and […]
The new guidelines, which follow the revelation that the late Richmond footballer Shane Tuck had severe brain disease, will introduce a mandatory post-concussion rest and non-playing period, even if it […]
Don Pyke’s warning when he left the Crows about the increasing pressure on AFL coaches proved rather prescient, considering the toll the profession has taken on some of his former […]
The News Corp-owned streaming service’s announcement that it will screen minor sports for free could pave the way for the NRL to land a monster broadcast rights deal in 2022.
The AFL insists it did not breach its own protocols and ensured players were always armed with the necessary information to deal with members of the public after Richmond star […]
Hawthorn have been a benchmark in the AFL for so long. But they need to start again with an intriguing set of decisions facing the club in 2021.
The AFL is keen to avoid 2020-style hubs where possible this year to safeguard the health and wellbeing of players and staff who were, in many instances, pushed to their […]
The Giants took a big step backwards, the Swans took a tentative one forward, and almost every AFL tradition imaginable was shattered in 2020.
Having hosted AFL matches this year with zero fans, Boxing Day at the ‘G was 30 per cent full rather than 70 per cent empty.
Worksafe Victoria appointed two concussion experts and has completed three detailed reports in a “complex” investigation into whether the AFL has failed in its handling of player head knocks.
The AFL has scheduled a series of blockbusters and will utilise the burgeoning Thursday night timeslot but cannot yet declare crowd sizes in the opening six rounds of the 2021 […]
The AFL rising star’s career hanging in the balance after being caught up in another COVID-19 scandal, this time in Perth after being granted an exemption to attend his grandfather’s […]
This year’s historic night grand final split opinions but the league has not ruled out turning on the lights at the MCG come the 2021 showpiece event.
In a season the AFL will never forget, Brett Ratten reflects on his first full year as St Kilda coach, how close they got to the Tigers, his promise not […]
Western United will ditch AFL club Geelong’s ground for key home fixtures against popular opponents.
Official sources confirmed detectives had obtained CCTV footage of the players dining with Hayson after the nation’s newly formed sports watchdog, Sport Integrity Australia, alerted the NSW police.
Geelong will have a new president in 2021 with Colin Carter stepping down and Craig Drummond taking over.