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Power players plan sign language shoutout for students at inaugural AFLW match

Several Port Adelaide Football Club players will use sign language to celebrate a goal at their inaugural AFLW clash to inspire deaf students they met…

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Crows bosses apologise to players and fans amid camp fallout

Adelaide Crows’ chairman and chief executive have apologised to former players Eddie Betts and Josh Jenkins over their experience at the controversial 2018 pre-season training…

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AFL lifts COVID vaccine mandate for players

The AFL has removed its COVID-19 vaccine mandate, paving the way for exiled players to return to the top level. Key points: The league says…

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Players are harder to find, but this country footy league says it still has a future

A country South Australia football league has hit out against rumours it will soon fold, calling for the community to fight to keep it alive….

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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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AFLW players receive 94 per cent pay rise, new season to start in August

The AFL and AFL Players Association have agreed on a one-year collective bargaining agreement that will see the next AFLW season begin in August this…

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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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AFLW players in the dark about pre-season start as August launch looms

AFLW players still don’t have clarity on when they will begin pre-season training, despite the AFL confirming an August start date to next season. Key…

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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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Why AFLW players are more likely to injure their ACLs

AFLW player Jacqui Yorston describes them as “the three letters no-one ever wants to utter”. An ACL (short for “anterior cruciate ligament”) tear is the…

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