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Dogs smash Giants to climb into top eight

SURGING Western Bulldogs have charged into the AFL top eight with a 61-point away win over a GWS side that suffered another case of the second half staggers on Sunday. The Bulldogs kicked 12 successive goals from late in the second quarter to the final one, as they turned a 15-point deficit...

Tigers down Eagles in gripping battle

DUSTIN in Martin has inspired Richmond to a gripping six-point AFL win over West Coast in an MCG clash that lived up to its billing as a grand final preview. Martin (35 disposals, one goal) led the way as the Tigers clawed their way back to post a thrilling 13.10 (88)...

Bombers bank a finals berth

ESSENDON has secured its finals spot and eased the pressure on coach John Worsfold with a 32-point AFL win over Fremantle at Optus Stadium. The Bombers entered Saturday night’s match with huge question marks surrounding their finals credentials following a meek 104-point loss to the Western Bulldogs. Worsfold was put under the blowtorch...

Brown boots 10 as Roos shutdown Power

NORTH Melbourne star Ben Brown has taken the lead in the Coleman Medal race with a breathtaking 10-goal haul, the rampant Roos running roughshod over a dismal Port Adelaide in an 86-point humiliation at Marvel Stadium. Brown started the round six goals behind injured GWS star Jeremy Cameron and stormed to...

Pies hammer Crows to keep top-four hopes alive

COLLINGWOOD has trounced Adelaide by 66 points to climb into the AFL’s top four and all but kill off the Crows’ finals chances. Magpie Jamie Elliott booted five goals in a resounding 17.12 (114) to 6.12 (48) triumph in Saturday’s Adelaide Oval twilight fixture. Collingwood holds fourth spot – but will lose...

Blues overcome Saints

CARLTON’S feel-good factor has continued with a 10-point win over St Kilda, giving David Teague a winning start as a full-time AFL coach. The Blues came from behind to post a 11.12 (78) to 10.8 (68) win at the MCG on Saturday, two days after Teague was appointed as head coach. Carlton’s...

Former Cat the hero for Lions

Lincoln McCarthy has sunk his former AFL side with a spectacular mark and goal in the dying moments as Brisbane ran down Geelong in a thriller at the Gabba. McCarthy, having moved north this season to revitalise his career, had just seven touches all day before he soared high to mark...

Slick Swans thrash soulless Demons

Melbourne’s horror AFL season has reached a new low, Sydney embarrassing the Demons in a 53-point thrashing on the big stage of Friday night football in front of their long-suffering fans at the MCG. The few of them who turned up, that is, with just 23,700 fans braving the inclement Melbourne...

Thomas to retire

CARLTON  veteran Dale Thomas will call time on a decorated AFL career at the end of the season. The 32-year-old’s decision to retire after 14 seasons and more than 250 games with the Blues and Collingwood comes after he was told he would not be contracted in 2020. Thomas will play his...

Hoops land Magpie in foul trouble

COLLINGWOOD midfielder Brayden Sier is in hot water with the AFL club over his decision to play a basketball match while injured. The 21-year-old has been sidelined for the past month with a calf injury but was spotted shooting hoops on Monday night, having listed his name on the team sheet as...

Deledio to retire

VETERAN Brett Deledio has called time on his decorated 15-year AFL career with the two-time All Australian set to retire at the end of this season. The injury-plagued Deledio, who has battled a succession of soft tissue injuries in his three seasons with the Giants, is currently sidelined by a calf issue...