AFL | Team & Player News, Live Coverage, Results, Fixtures, Tips & Analysis | The Age

We’re sorry, this feature is currently unavailable. We’re working to restore it. Please try again later.


Insight & Analysis

Democracy is spreading through AFL clubs like wildfire, and some can’t handle it

The winds of democracy are blowing through the AFL world. Some people in clubland don’t seem to like what that may mean.

Peter Ryan
Peter Ryan

Sports reporter

One analyst’s work: How the betting scandal was uncovered

It was an experienced analyst from one major betting agency that discovered the Brownlow Medal bets that led to the arrest of a field umpire and three others.

Jake Niall
Jake Niall

Chief football writer, The Age

You can try to fast-track, but success remains a slow road at Hawthorn

Hawthorn’s aggressive list overhaul still leaves them on a slow road to the top. The lessons from St Kilda, Carlton and others is the board needs patience.

Michael Gleeson
Michael Gleeson

Sports columnist


Latest in AFL

Expectations are high after Ross Lyon replaced Brett Ratten as St Kilda’s coach.

How Ross Lyon 2.0 could impact the Saints’ recruiting

Is new St Kilda coach Ross Lyon set to make wholesale list changes at the Saints to trigger the success that has largely eluded them?

  • by Marc McGowan
Alexandra Anderson.

Lions roar: Ally Anderson gets her hands on coveted AFLW best-and-fairest

After an incredibly tight count between midfield stars, Brisbane’s Ally Anderson has taken out the AFLW season seven best and fairest award to bolster the Lions ahead of this week’s grand final.

  • by Marnie Vinall

Popular in AFL