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Essendon coach Ben Rutten stays despite big loss, president Paul Brasher quits

Ben Rutten’s role as coach of Essendon appears safe for now after a day of conflicting reports, with the Bombers confirming the resignation of club…

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AFL investigating alleged incident involving Tigers coach Hardwick

The AFL is investigating an incident in which Richmond coach Damien Hardwick was allegedly involved in an exchange of words with Williamstown players during a…

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The task of the caretaker coach in AFL

The seat’s warm, the engine’s running but something has gone wrong. Taking over a footy team mid-season is a bit like trying to fix a…

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Bulldogs coach Luke Beveridge slams AFL over tackling rule change

Western Bulldogs coach Luke Beveridge has blasted the AFL over changing its guidelines around tackling, believing the league’s decision-makers have reacted to media criticism. Key…

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Coach David Noble and North Melbourne part company after 14 consecutive losses

North Melbourne and coach David Noble are parting ways after a run of 14 successive AFL losses. Key points: Noble’s tenure delivered just five wins…

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Richmond coach takes aim at Bolton after he taunted Blues opponent

Shai Bolton made a mistake in taunting opponent Sam Docherty before kicking an important goal in Richmond’s narrow AFL win over Carlton, Tigers coach Damien…

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WA country football coach quits in protest at racist on-field slur

An Indigenous country football coach has quit in protest of a “disappointing” on-field incident in which a racial slur was directed at an Aboriginal player….

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WA country football coach quits in protest of racist on-field slur

An Indigenous country football coach has quit in protest of a “disappointing” on-field incident in which a racial slur was directed at an Aboriginal player….

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West Coast coach fumes over Eagles’ nightclub visit

West Coast coach Adam Simpson says he is “furious and disappointed” that some Eagles players visited a local nightclub in the midst of WA’s COVID-19…

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Port Adelaide skipper Tom Jonas backs embattled coach Ken Hinkley to lead Power revival

Port Adelaide captain Tom Jonas has backed under-fire coach Ken Hinkley, saying he doesn’t want to play under anyone else. Key points: Port Adelaide are…

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