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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A low angle shot of an AFL men's game at the SCG during Sir Doug Nicholls Round
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From the SCG to Kardinia Park — do ground sizes contribute to the end result in AFL games?

Hang around the outer, or the TV, long enough and you’ll hear talk of how the grass changes men. Or, more precisely, the lack of…

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Bailey Smith of Western Bulldogs during the AFL Round 12 match.
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Bailey Smith’s leaked photos spark renewed debate over AFL drugs policy

There are few issues able to tie the so-called “AFL industry” in knots as much as its illicit drugs policy. The Western Bulldogs’ Bailey Smith’s…

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Steven May and Jake Melksham compete for a mark in training kit
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AFL to investigate Demons restaurant fight

The AFL will investigate Melbourne star Steven May’s alcohol-fuelled restaurant fight with teammate Jake Melksham that has embarrassed the reigning premiers. Key points: Jake Melksham…

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A man in AFL uniform, holding a ball above his head, is being tied up with rope
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These footy players were suspended in midair to recreate the 2011 AFL mark of the year

A live performance depicting the 2011 AFL mark of the year by suspending players in midair with ropes has been shown at the National Gallery…

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Angus Brayshaw
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The key to AFL recovery for Seedsman

When Adelaide Crows wingman Paul Seedsman suffered a concussion during a training session last year, he expected to be back on the field much sooner….

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How refugee Mabior Chol found his way in the AFL

At 200 centimetres tall with a platinum blonde streak in his hair: Mabior Chol stands out in a crowd. Key points: Gold Coast Suns key…

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Sylvia is the first woman to commentate an AFL match in Indigenous language

History was made during the AFL’s Sir Doug Nicholls Round in Darwin on Saturday night, with Sylvia Nulpinditj becoming the first woman to commentate an…

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AFL approves crucial non-decision in Swans win, but Hardwick isn’t so sure

Richmond coach Damien Hardwick has questioned the umpires’ reasoning behind not paying his side a 50-metre penalty in the final stages of their narrow AFL…

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Nick Riewoldt calls on AFL to do more to support retiring players after former St Kilda teammate’s drug sentence

St Kilda great Nick Riewoldt has made an impassioned plea to the AFL and the players’ union to provide more adequate support to players as…

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