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AFL greats urge Dockers to cut Harley Bennell loose

Bombers legend Tim Watson said on Tuesday Fremantle would be “running out of patience” with the injury-plagued midfielder, who played 81 of a possible 110 games with Gold Coast but only two games in three seasons for Fremantle after being lured on a three-year, $1.5 million contract. “I think they’ve …

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AFLX-its continue ahead of Friday night’s tournament

Loading Star Hawthorn midfielder Shaun Burgoyne is vice-captain of The Deadlys squad, which is led by star Adelaide forward Eddie Betts. There have already been several changes to the tournament squads selected at the draft, with Melbourne’s Steven May (hamstring), North Melbourne’s Robbie Tarrant (AC joint) and Port Adelaide’s Robbie …

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Watson doesn’t see why Hird couldn’t return to coaching

Essendon legend Tim Watson believes that there wouldn’t be any obstacles in James Hird’s way if he wanted to return to coaching ranks in the AFL. Hird’s coaching tenure at the Bombers was marred by the ill-fated supplement program that not only saw the club cop the most severe sanctions …

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AFLW boss calls for patience on conference system

Loading Adelaide, the fourth-placed team in A, have a 2-1 record and a percentage of 141.4. Carlton lead B with a 1-2 record and a percentage of only 86.2. Asked if she has concerns about how the two conferences are performing, Livingstone replied: “If this was the last round I …

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Watchdog urges AFL to hand over drug info

Loading “Every little bit of intelligence counts: the types of drugs, where they are getting them from and where they are hanging out. What sort of groups they are in,” Sharpe said. ASADA is one of several agencies set to be absorbed by SIA and will be beefed up in …

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Taberner ready for a partnership with Hogan

Fremantle are pinning their faith in Matt Taberner forming a strong combination with Jesse Hogan after they re-signed the spearhead for a further two seasons. Taberner was already contracted for 2019 and will now be linked with the club until the end of 2021. Fremantle’s Matt Taberner has signed a …

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Daisy Pearce welcomes twins with ‘love and smooches’

Champion Melbourne midfielder Daisy Pearce and her partner Ben have welcomed their newest Demons: twins Sylvie and Roy. Pearce introduced her daughter and son, dressed in Melbourne beanies and booties, on Instagram on Monday. Daisy Pearce and her partner Ben have welcomed their newest Demons: twins Sylvie and Roy.Credit:Twitter: @melbournefc …

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ACT government could extend GWS Giants deal to 2031

Loading The Chief Minister will sit down with AFL officials in Melbourne later this month looking for a commitment that they’ll help improve facilities at Manuka. The Giants will play Fremantle, St Kilda and competition powerhouse Hawthorn at Manuka this season and Barr said he’ll host formal discussions with the club …

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Nervous wait for Harris, Blues after Randall bump

Loading “I know Pepa so I’m not going to … clearly [it was] not intentional. I just hope she’s OK,” Harris told Seven after the game. “Being a tall person, these things happen.” The early fear was that Harris hit Randall’s head but the GWS defender clutched her shoulder after …

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Dockers belt Pies, boost AFLW title claims

The Magpies, the lowest scoring team of the competition after two rounds, again struggled to find potency in attack and only kicked their first goal of the match midway through the third quarter. Sarah D’Arcy and Ash Brazill, a former West Coast Fever netballer, tried hard for the hapless visitors …

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