Tupou suffers calf problem to add to Australia's injury crisis

Australia face prop injury crisis with star Taniela Tupou – who is also the face of the marketing campaign – set to miss Saturday’s Test series opener with England in Perth due to calf issue Australia coach Dave Rennie has a prop injury crisis ahead of England opener  Taniela Tupou

‘Unfortunate accident’: Cats rally around Stewart amid talk of new send-off rule

Geelong’s Zach Tuohy has defended teammate Tom Stewart’s bump on Dion Prestia as an “unfortunate accident” as former players and commentators debate whether the AFL should introduce a send-off rule. Stewart faces a potentially hefty suspension for his bump on Tiger Prestia on Saturday. The incident left Prestia motionless for

Brayden Maynard v Toby Greene is a promoter’s dream

It’s only fitting that Brayden Maynard’s 150th game milestone smashes into Greater Western Sydney at the MCG. That’s because Maynard entrenched himself as a Magpie favourite when he met and beat Giants star Toby Greene in the 2018 semi-final just days before he turned 22. Brayden Maynard v Toby Greene

Geelong lift off the canvas to beat Tigers in thriller

A big mark and goal from Geelong’s Jack Henry in the dying minutes has seen the Cats win a thriller over Richmond in a drama packed last quarter fitting of two premiership contenders. The Cats appeared gone when they trailed by 17 points in the last quarter, having coughed up

AFL 2022 round 15 LIVE updates: Injury-hit Blues battle Freo for spot in top four

Key posts 12.54pmSubs confirmed 1 of 1 Team changes CARLTONIn: Brodie Kemp, Jesse Motlop, Josh HoneyOut: Jack Martin (calf), Sam Durdin (knee), Lachie Fogarty FREMANTLEIn: Matt Taberner, Michael Frederick, Liam Henry, Mitch CrowdenOut: Blake Acres (hamstring), Michael Walters (calf), Sam Switkowski (back), Darcy Tucker Matt Taberner.Credit:Getty Images Subs confirmed The

AFL 2022 Round 15 LIVE updates: Western Bulldogs v Hawthorn Hawks; West Coast Eagles v Essendon Bombers

Key posts 6.14pmAFL opens the door to earlier starts for Friday night matches 1 of 1 AFL opens the door to earlier starts for Friday night matches The AFL has opened the door for an earlier start to Friday-night matches, declaring it will listen to supporters. In a year attendances

Hawks facing pressure on succession plan to replace Kennett

Hawthorn’s nominated successor to Jeff Kennett as president, Peter Nankivell, is facing a potential challenge from prominent supporters group Hawks For Change. The influential group is also considering contesting three board seats at the club’s AGM in December. A prominent Hawthorn supporters group is unhappy with the club’s process in

Wallabies star reveals he speaks regularly to England boss Eddie Jones

Any tips, Eddie? Wallabies star Samu Kerevi reveals he speaks regularly to England boss Jones, but insists the Australian has remained tight-lipped on his plans ahead of Test series Wallabies star Samu Kerevi reveals he ‘speaks regularly’ with Eddie Jones England take on Australia in first of three Tests in

‘No question’: Hardwick backs in Martin to find old gold

In today’s AFL briefing, your daily wrap of footy news: Robbie Tarrant ‘likely’ starter week after hand surgery Brisbane captain Dayne Zorko will miss Thursday’s clash against Melbourne. Catch up here on the apology from Collingwood youngsters Jack Ginnivan and Isaac Quaynor. Check back in for updates throughout the day

Nic Nat in frame for Eagles as McGovern exits hospital

West Coast defender Jeremy McGovern is no certainty to play again this year following his painful rib injury, but ruckman Nic Naitanui could return as early as this week. McGovern spent three nights in hospital before being released on Tuesday after breaking his ribs in Saturday’s 18-point loss to Geelong.