Callum Ah Chee is attended to by a medic while lying on the ground. Behind him, two Lions players wrestle Patrick Cripps
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Cripps fails to overturn suspension for hit on Lions’ Ah Chee, will miss final two games

Carlton captain Patrick Cripps will miss the Blues’ crucial final two regular-season games after failing to overturn his rough conduct charge at the tribunal. The…

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Callum Ah Chee is attended to by a medic while lying on the ground. Behind him, two Lions players wrestle Patrick Cripps
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Carlton captain Cripps gets two-game ban for hit that left Ah Chee concussed

Carlton’s finals hopes have been dealt a huge blow after captain Patrick Cripps was handed a two-match ban for his high bump on Brisbane’s Callum…

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A Geelong player moves close watching as a Richmond player is helped off the field.
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Why Tom Stewart’s hit on Dion Prestia has reignited the AFL’s ‘red card’ debate

Tom Stewart’s visit to the AFL tribunal has resulted in a four-week suspension, which could deliver a serious impact to Geelong’s top-four chances in 2022….

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Dion Prestia looks groggy while being attended to by Richmond medical staff
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Tom Stewart banned for four games for heavy hit on Dion Prestia

Geelong star Tom Stewart will miss the next four AFL games for his high bump on Richmond midfielder Dion Prestia. Key points: Tom Stewart’s counsel…

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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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Jack Darling looks on mid-match
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At least a dozen West Coast Eagles players hit by ‘severe’ COVID outbreak

West Coast has been hit by a severe COVID outbreak on the eve of its trip to Melbourne to face the Kangaroos, with a dozen…

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‘Some players … we probably haven’t hit it off so well’

Shannon Millar is a pioneer in Aussie rules football. She’s the first woman from the Northern Territory to achieve level three coaching accreditation: good enough…

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Melbourne Demons players smile as they lift the AFL premiership cup on stage at the grand final.
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AFL takes $43 million hit from COVID-plagued 2021 season

The AFL is feeling the financial strain of keeping the competition running during the COVID-19 pandemic, losing $43 million last year. Key points: The AFL…

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