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AFLPA report reveals players unsatisfied by racism response

A new AFL Players’ Association (AFLPA) report shows fewer than one in five players who have experienced racism believe their incident was dealt with appropriately….

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AFLPA survey shows AFLW players are doing unpaid overtime, lack respect and access to key resources like medical care

AFLW players have been facing a number of challenges, including working unpaid hours and inequitable access to resources such as medical care, a report released…

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Explaining Hawthorn’s messy past with Indigenous players

Few football clubs in Australia could claim immunity from racially prejudiced pasts. Warning: This story contains racist images. In the mirror of historical societal bigotry,…

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Players, runner and spectator sanctioned after ugly brawl at regional Victorian footy match

Three players, a runner and a spectator are facing match bans and sanctions after a violent grand final brawl in regional Victoria last weekend. Key…

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These are the AFLW players you need to watch this season

For the first time in AFLW history, all 18 teams will be represented in season seven. With a short turnaround ahead of the new start…

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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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