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Brisbane Lions coach Chris Fagan denies wrongdoing over Hawthorn allegations

Brisbane Lions coach Chris Fagan says he is “shocked and deeply distressed” by claims made about Hawthorn’s treatment of First Nations players. Key points: Fagan…

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Lyon feels ‘no vibe’ to be Essendon’s head coach

Ross Lyon has rejected overtures from Essendon, saying there was “no vibe” to become the AFL club’s next men’s head coach. Key points: Lyon says…

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New GWS coach Kingsley to remain working with Richmond during AFL finals

Incoming GWS Giants head coach Adam Kingsley will remain focused on his role at Richmond during their finals series while also being involved in crucial…

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Essendon sacks head coach Ben Rutten

Ben Rutten has coached his final match with Essendon, as the Bombers confirm his sacking following today’s board meeting. Key points: Rutten was informed of…

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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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