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Ratten steers Saints to upset win

THE AFL caretaker curse has struck again with an inspired St Kilda stunning the Western Bulldogs by 27 points in Brett Ratten’s first game in charge. Overcoming a four-game losing streak and striking a blow to the Bulldogs’ finals hopes, the Saints stormed out of the gates on Sunday at Marvel Stadium...

Eagles survive Red Centre scare

REIGNING AFL premierWest Coast has improved its chances of securing a top-two finish after surviving a scare against lowly Melbourne to win by 13 points in Alice Springs. The Demons had fought back from a 32-point deficit to be up by a goal at the final change and looked well-placed to cause...

Hawks cause upset to keep finals hopes alive

HAWTHORN has scored an outstanding 24-point upset win over rivals Geelong and are only one game outside of the AFL top eight. The Cats’ post-bye wobbles continued on Sunday at the MCG as the well-drilled Hawks won 12.13 (85) to 8.13 (61). Hawthorn won despite being a man down from early in the...

Dockers beat Swans in scrappy thriller

FREMANTLE has eased the pressure on coach Ross Lyon after scoring two behinds in the dying minutes to snatch a dramatic one-point AFL win over Sydney at Optus Stadium. The Dockers entered Saturday night’s match on the back of a debilitating four-match losing run, and things were looking bleak when they trailed...

Lions prevail in tense, physical Roos test

BRISBANE has prevailed in a back-and-forth final term to move to outright second on the AFL ladder and add another chapter to their AFL resurgence. The Lions’ 12.15 (87) to 12.3 (75) victory over North Melbourne was their 12th of the season but nothing came easy, even when the game finally...

Giants smash Pies in Sydney

GWS reignited its AFL campaign and raised more questions about Collingwood’s prospects with a comprehensive 47-point win at Giants Stadium on Saturday. An eight-goal quarter blitzkrieg from GWS set up the 19.8 (122) to 11.9 (75 ) win, which snapped a three-match losing streak and handed the Pies a third defeat...

Blues hold off Suns to claim consecutive wins

CARLTON has held off a much-improved Gold Coast performance, continuing their AFL surge under caretaker coach David Teague with a 24-point win. The Suns pressed in the second half, but Carlton had enough of a buffer and won 15.9 (99) to 11.9 (75) on Saturday at Marvel Stadium. Matthew Kennedy kicked a...

Tigers cruise to fourth straight win

RICHMOND is coming for the AFL’s top four and Port Adelaide’s finals hopes hang in the balance after the Tigers cruised to a 38-point win at the MCG. Saturday’s 15.11 (101) to 9.9 (63) victory extends the Tigers’ winning streak to four games and lifts them to outright fifth on the...

Resurgent Bombers down Crows in Adelaide

A FAST-finishing Essendon has overwhelmed Adelaide by 21 points to gain precious breathing space inside the AFL’s top eight. The Bombers came from 30 points down in the second quarter to post a spirited 15.6 (96) to 10.15 (75) victory in Friday night’s Adelaide Oval fixture. Essendon climb to sixth on the...

McEvoy named top Falcon

LUCY McEvoy has capped another impressive season by winning her second Geelong Falcons Girls best-and-fairest. McEvoy, who was recently named Vic Country’s best player at the under-18 National Championships and is expected to be highly sought after in this year’s AFLW draft, polled 119 votes to finish 19 clear of Paige...

Bulldogs lock away ‘Bevo’

ANOTHER AFL premiership coach is officially off the market after the Western Bulldogs locked away Luke Beveridge until the end of 2023. Beveridge, who led the Bulldogs to the flag in 2016, was due to come out of contract next season but has extended his deal for a further three years. North...