AFL News

  • AFL, players agree to pay deal in shutdown
    by AAP on March 27, 2020 at 8:00 am

    The ugly stand-off between the AFL and its players is over with the two parties reportedly agreeing to a pay deal for the coronavirus shutdown. Multiple outlets are reporting that …

  • AFL close to virus pay deal with players
    by AAP on March 27, 2020 at 3:00 am

    The ugly stand-off between the AFL and its players is edging closer to a resolution, with the two parties closing on a new pay deal that will drastically reduce wages …

  • Dockers skipper reveals AFLW heartbreak
    by AAP on March 27, 2020 at 1:46 am

    Fremantle captain Kara Antonio says it felt like her heart was ripped out when she realised the AFLW season had been cancelled, robbing her unbeaten team of their shot at …

  • Isolated athletes get creative in confines
    by AAP on March 27, 2020 at 12:24 am

    Comparing it to something even prisoners despise, a sports psychologist has warned of the impact isolation can have on the mental health of Australia’s athletes. But he says their crafty …

  • Lions CEO says 75 jobs cut at AFL club
    by AAP on March 26, 2020 at 4:34 pm

    Brisbane were forced to slash 75 jobs on football’s Black Monday as the AFL’s shutdown financially cripples the industry. Lions chief executive Greg Swann said the day after the AFL’s …

  • Carlton axe partnership with VFL club
    by AAP on March 26, 2020 at 5:54 am

    Carlton have ended their two-decade partnership with VFL club Northern Blues as they look to slash costs during the AFL shutdown period. The “extremely sad” decision means Northern, originally known …

  • Gold Coast vital to AFL fightback: Evans
    by AAP on March 26, 2020 at 5:36 am

    Gold Coast chief executive Mark Evans has hit back at suggestions his club should be sacrificed as the AFL attempts to secure its financial future during the coronavirus crisis. The …

  • Hawks still want Tasmania AFL games
    by AAP on March 26, 2020 at 3:28 am

    Hawthorn chief executive Justin Reeves says the club fully intends to play AFL matches in Tasmania this year, if and when the competition resumes. That is despite Tasmanian Premier Peter …

  • Cats party a grave mistake: Chris Scott
    by AAP on March 26, 2020 at 3:18 am

    Chris Scott can understand why a group of Geelong players went to a party at Mark Blicavs’ house in contravention of government coronavirus measures, but says it was still a …

  • Perception of AFL players is unfair: Scott
    by AAP on March 26, 2020 at 2:22 am

    Geelong coach Chris Scott believes the public perception of AFL players during ongoing pay negotiations with the league is unfair. Players have been asked to take an 80 per cent …

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