Adelaide AFL star Taylor Walker roars and punches the air in celebration after kicking a last-minute goal.
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Who stands up in clutch time in the AFL?

The most clutch moments of AFL history are among the most memorable. From “Leo Barry, you star” to Barry Breen’s match-winning behind, those who step…

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Tears and tributes flow for AFL legend, Tiwi Islands leader and ‘great man’ Willie Rioli Snr after sudden death at 50

Willie Rioli Senior has been remembered as a football legend and community leader, and a man whose “cheeky” smile brightened the lives of those around…

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Cunnington to make AFL comeback for Kangaroos after returning from cancer treatment

North Melbourne midfielder Ben Cunnington will make his AFL return this weekend after being treated for testicular cancer. Key points: Cunnington will play for the…

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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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Collingwood to ‘speak up’ to AFL over treatment of Jack Ginnivan as high tackle debate rages

Collingwood legend Tony Shaw has accused the AFL of persecuting Jack Ginnivan as the club sought clarification over a decision not to award the young…

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National junior AFL comp kicks off in Albury

More than 300 kids from across the country will arrive in Albury this weekend to showcase their footballing talent, which is expected to give the…

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GWS caretaker coach Mark McVeigh looks up at a whiteboard while addressing players during a game.
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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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AFL announces crackdown on playing for high free kicks

The AFL has issued a warning players will no longer be rewarded with free kicks when they duck or shrug their heads in tackles. Key…

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Former Richmond player able to pursue damages claim against AFL club, despite time limit passing

Former AFL player Ty Zantuck will be able to pursue his claim for damages against the Richmond Football Club after a Supreme Court justice granted…

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