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Elliott stays a Pie

COLLINGWOOD is banking on Jamie Elliott playing another 100 AFL games, hoping it goes a lot smoother than the first 100. The unrestricted free agent had interest from Melbourne and Brisbane, but has re-signed with the Magpies for two years. Elliott, 27, undoubtedly has the ability for a 200-game career, but he has...

Cats set high price for Kelly

GEELONG wants more than two AFL first-round draft picks from West Coast for All- Australian midfielder Tim Kelly. The AFL trade period opened with the Cats and Eagles formally starting negotiations on how Kelly might achieve his wish of a trade back to WA. While West Coast football boss Craig Vozzo said the...

Clubs welcome points backdown

USUALLY the fiercest of rivals, GFL powerhouses St Mary’s and St Joseph’s agree on one thing – common sense has prevailed after both won their appeals against plans to reduce their player points cap for 2020. Both the Saints and Joeys, as well as Barwon Heads were handed 38 points as...

Dons say Daniher going nowhere

JOE Daniher’s AFL trade request has created considerable angst at Essendon, with the Bombers adamant it will not happen. Club great Matthew Lloyd says Daniher cannot be replaced, while Daniher’s former teammate Brendon Goddard has slammed the key forward for how he approached his initial injury rehabilitation. Goddard says Daniher’s request will probably...

AFLW season in limbo

THE 2020 AFLW season remains in the balance with a proposed collective bargaining agreement (CBA) failing to pass a player vote. AFLW players and the AFL Players’ Association (AFLPA) will return to the negotiating table after not enough players had voted in favour of a planned CBA. The new CBA was to...

Surgery for star Blue

CARLTON forward Charlie Curnow will have surgery on his right knee after injuring it playing social basketball. Curnow fell while playing “non-competitive” basketball with teammates, hurting his knee. He will undergo ligament repair to stabilise the patella in his knee, with the Blues confident the talented young forward will be fit before the...