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Cats smash Pies to advance to prelim

PATRICK Dangerfield starred in attack as Geelong advanced to a fourth preliminary final in five seasons with a 68-point annihilation of Collingwood. The Cats held the Magpies to a record-low one scoring shot in the first half and were never challenged in the 15.10 (100) to 5.2 (32) semi-final victory at...

Tigers see of Saints

TOM Lynch was in the thick of the action on return as Richmond booked a spot in the penultimate week of the AFL season for the fourth consecutive year with a 31-point semi-final win over St Kilda. The Tigers piled on five goals in a first-quarter blitz to seize control and...

Tigers see off Saints

TOM Lynch was in the thick of the action on return as Richmond booked a spot in the penultimate week of the AFL season for the fourth consecutive year with a 31-point semi-final win over St Kilda. The Tigers piled on five goals in a first-quarter blitz to seize control and...

Selwood never in doubt

GEELONG coach Chris Scott claims there was never any doubt inspirational captain Joel Selwood would play in Saturday night’s sudden-death AFL semi-final. Despite undergoing finger surgery last week, the tough midfielder will lead his team out at the Gabba as the Cats attempt to keep their season alive against Collingwood. Selwood trained...

Frawley calls time

DEFENDER James Frawley is the latest Hawthorn premiership player to call it quits. The 32-year-old will retire from the AFL following 239 games, 139 for Melbourne and 100 for the Hawks after debuting in 2007. He crossed from the Demons as free agent at the end of the 2014 season and played...

Eagles trio recommits

STAR West Coast midfielder Andrew Gaff has committed to the Eagles for the next four seasons, while veterans Josh Kennedy and Shannon Hurn will play on next year. Gaff inked a two-year deal at the end of 2018 with the option for him to trigger another four years after that. His family ties...

Tiger talls to test Saints

ST KILDA has rolled the dice at selection as it prepares to take on a Richmond attack bolstered by the inclusion of Tom Lynch for Friday night’s AFL semi-final. Lynch is back from a hamstring injury to rekindle his partnership with Jack Riewoldt, while Mabior Chol was dropped after several quiet...

Joe chooses Lions for AFL move

KEY Essendon forward Joe Daniher has selected the Brisbane Lions as his new AFL club of choice. For the second year in a row, the injury-plagued big man will request a move away from the Bombers. Essendon list manager Adrian Dodoro said Daniher wanted to live a quieter life away from the Victorian...

Paddy backs in Joel, Gaz for final

PATRICK Dangerfield has eased fears over Geelong teammates Gary Ablett and Joel Selwood, declaring the pair certain starters in the AFL semi-final against Collingwood. Retiring champion Ablett was quiet in the qualifying final defeat to Port Adelaide – his second game back from a stint out of the Cats team for...

Adams a finals specialist

COLLINGWOOD’S big-game hunter Taylor Adams reckons he’s received a million messages about it. The Magpies are a point up with 33 seconds remaining in Saturday night’s AFL elimination final against West Coast. Eagle Tom Cole, steaming through the centre square, launches into a kick – only for a charging Adams to smother. “To...

Saad set for Blues move

DASHING Essendon defender Adam Saad is set to join his third AFL club after nominating Carlton as his destination of choice. Saad, who has played 61 games for the Bombers after 48 at Gold Coast, is out of contract and is in the process of informing Essendon of his wish to leave. The...