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Tom Stewart facing lengthy suspension after heavy hit on Dion Prestia

Star Richmond midfielder Dion Prestia has been subbed off with concussion after receiving a heavy hit to the head from All-Australian Geelong defender Tom Stewart….

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Ken Hinkley was a man with a plan when he decided to go with a smaller team.
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How going without a ruck is helping Port move the ball, and why it might impact the rest of the league

Heading into Round 12 Port Adelaide was at a crossroads. A top four fancy at the start of the year, and minor premiers just two…

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Jordan De Goey looks dejected as he leaves the field
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Collingwood star Jordan De Goey granted personal leave, no time frame on return to play

Controversial Collingwood star Jordan De Goey has been given personal leave by the AFL club, with no time frame set on his return. Key points:…

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Racism, sexism claims at South Bunbury Football Club leads to withdrawal of women’s team

An embattled Western Australian country football club has taken the “unprecedented” move of withdrawing its three-time premiership women’s team amid claims of racist and sexist…

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A smoking ceremony at a football match in Bidyadanga June 2022.
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Remote football team plays first game in two years with COVID travel restrictions lifted at last

On a red dirt field with only sparse patches of green, the Bidyadanga Emus have pulled on their footy boots at the team’s home ground…

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East Gippsland footballers face long wait for paramedics after mark that stopped match

A country Australian rules football match ground to a halt at the weekend after clubs waited nearly two hours for an ambulance to attend to…

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A Richmond forward roars in triumph as his teammates surround him after a goal at the MCG.
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Top-eight chaos as season sits perfectly poised for the run home

It was a week of upsets and top-eight movement, setting the table for the home stretch of an enthralling season. Welcome to the Round-Up, where…

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Every week the Daly River Buffaloes travel eight hours for footy. This weekend they played on home soil

In the vast outback of the Northern Territory, the tyranny of distance takes on a new meaning — but when it comes to footy, nowhere…

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AFL player Eddie Betts in a Whorouly jersey
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AFL legend’s appearance brings visitation and monetary boost to local club

Whorouly residents have called it a “huge” and “exciting” development for the town’s football club, with AFL legend Eddie Betts donning the team’s colours and…

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Jordan De Goey looks dejected as he leaves the field
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Jordan De Goey calls out ‘media persecution of athletes’ as Pies investigate Bali videos

Jordan De Goey has criticised the media for its “persecution of athletes”, as Collingwood investigate footage of of him partying in Bali. Key points: Jordan…

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