AFL

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Modern day AFL classic further fuels fire between Geelong and Richmond | Jonathan Horn
The bitter rivalry shared by the Cats and Tigers only intensified after the weekend’s MCG thriller

Jonathan Horn

26, Jun, 2022 @5:30 PM

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A week of wonders and blunders for a game full of rogues, blowhards and champions | Jonathan Horn
Drug scandals, charity drives, Hall of Fame dinners and ‘acts of bastardry’… somewhere in the middle of it all, mercifully, exquisite football was played

Jonathan Horn

19, Jun, 2022 @5:30 PM

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Mortal Melbourne must channel Daniher and combat inner Demons | Jonathan Horn
Losses, leaked texts and drunken brawls between teammates are inevitabilities in the AFL’s alpha male world but at a club like Melbourne, they matter

Jonathan Horn

13, Jun, 2022 @2:00 AM

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Why has there been a general downturn in AFL crowds this season? It’s not just Covid | Jonathan Horn
Despite a few upticks in recent weeks, the current campaign has seen, on average, the lowest crowds in a quarter of a century

Jonathan Horn

06, Jun, 2022 @2:00 AM

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Why five AFL players are being suspended from the ceiling of a Melbourne art gallery
For three hours on Sunday, five players will be suspended in the foyer of the NGV, tied up in rope to recreate a famous mark

Giselle Au-Nhien Nguyen

04, Jun, 2022 @8:00 PM

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AFL mid-season report card part two: dangerous floaters to one of the worst teams ever seen | Jonathan Horn
Those teams placed nine to 18 are put under the microscope in the second part of Guardian Australia’s review of the season so far

Jonathan Horn

02, Jun, 2022 @11:29 PM

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AFL mid-season report card part one: premiership fancies to guilty pleasures | Jonathan Horn
Taking a top-down approach, how the teams occupying finals places are faring at the halfway stage

Jonathan Horn

02, Jun, 2022 @5:57 AM

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A fiasco for the ages at Essendon but meaningful change remains unlikely | Craig Little
A full-scale review of the embattled AFL club appears to lack resolve to turn over every stone

Craig Little

31, May, 2022 @5:30 PM

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We live in a modern-day AFL era but hardmen history still haunts Essendon Bombers | Jonathan Horn
When you’re a big, polarising club and nothing’s going right, it can feel like the footy world’s closing in on you

Jonathan Horn

22, May, 2022 @5:30 PM

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AFL grand final to return to traditional time slot at MCG in win for fans
The AFL grand final will stick to its usual afternoon time slot at the MCG as the 2022 premiership flag decider returns to Melbourne in a win for traditionalists

Mike Hytner

20, May, 2022 @2:38 AM

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These are strange times to follow Essendon but new AFLW team can buoy fans | Marnie Vinall
As their AFL men’s side slumps, long-suffering Bombers fans are finding hope in the women’s debut in August

Marnie Vinall

20, May, 2022 @2:00 AM

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Leon Cameron’s dignified GWS Giants exit fits his treasured tenure | Jonathan Horn
Cameron can claim credit for moulding a club with a purpose, a hard edge and an identifiable brand

Jonathan Horn

15, May, 2022 @5:30 PM

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