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Selwood to miss Tigers clash

GEELONG captain Joel Selwood will miss Friday night’s blockbuster against Richmond at Metricon Stadium, while speedster Nakia Cockatoo has been ruled out for the rest of the AFL season with a wrist injury. Selwood has missed the past three games with a knee injury and coach Chris Scott said the club was...

Kreuzer, Gibbs call time

CARLTON’S No.1 draft picks in consecutive years, Adelaide’s Bryce Gibbs and Blue Matthew Kreuzer, have called time on their AFL careers on the same day. The Crows announced Gibbs would play his final AFL game against his former club on Sunday, while Kreuzer was expected to confirm his own retirement later on...

Lions blitz Suns in despite Berry blow

AN explosive first quarter has blasted Brisbane past Queensland AFL rivals Gold Coast, but the win was again dampened by injury to a key man. The Lions’ 13.10 (88) to 6.7 (43) victory at the Gabba moved them to second (12-3) for the season with two rounds to play before finals. Brisbane...

Injury carnage for Eagles

WEST Coast’s injury list has reached crisis point after Dom Sheed and Brendon Ah Chee became the latest players to join the casualty ward. Sheed (hamstring) and Ah Chee (finger) will miss Thursday night’s crunch clash with St Kilda at the Gabba. Defender Lewis Jetta (calf), Jack Redden (fractured thumb), and Mark...

Dan set sights on finals return

ST Kilda’s Dan Hannebery admits the two injury-ravaged AFL seasons since his high-profile move from Sydney have been the toughest period of his decorated career. But the veteran midfielder is confident his soft-tissue woes are finally behind him as he eyes a return for what should be a drought-breaking Saints finals...

Blues keep finals hopes alive

CARLTON has come from the clouds to keep their very slim AFL finals hopes alive with a thrilling five-point win over Sydney. The Swans piled on the first seven goals in a hot start at a wet Metricon Stadium but were overrun as the Blues fought back to post an 8.9 (57)...

Adelaide upsets GWS in AFL boilover

GREATER Western Sydney’s AFL finals hopes have suffered a serious dent with a shock 12-point loss to last-placed Adelaide. The Crows banked consecutive wins with a hard-fought 8.11 (59) to 7.5 (47) triumph on Tuesday night at Adelaide Oval. The Giants now cling to eighth spot by just 0.9 per cent from...

Bomber McKenna calls time

ESSENDON defender Conor McKenna has announced his AFL retirement at the age of just 24 following the most turbulent year of his short career. McKenna announced his retirement on Tuesday, effective immediately, after 79 games over six years for the Bombers. The Irishman has struggled with intense homesickness this year, and he...

Walters kills off Demons’ finals hopes

MICHAEL Walters’ heroics have ended Melbourne’s AFL dreams with the Fremantle star revelling in the wet to inspire the Dockers to a 14-point win in Cairns. In a dour scrap, Walters booted three of Fremantle’s six goals as the Dockers claimed their sixth win of 2020 in difficult conditions on Monday...

Kelly sidelined again

GREATER Western Sydney ace Josh Kelly will miss another AFL match while still feeling lingering effects of concussion. Kelly will be on the sidelines with Harry Perryman (calf), Zac Williams (Achilles), Brent Daniels (hamstring) and Shane Mumford (rested) when the Giants meet Adelaide on Tuesday night. Kelly was concussed against Fremantle on...

Teague backs Cripps to bounce back

CARLTON coach David Teague expects Patrick Cripps will play out the rest of the AFL season but will leave the call to his banged-up captain. Another tough season as the Blues’ chief ball-winner appeared to have taken its toll on Cripps in an unusually quiet display in the loss to GWS...