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Kicking goals far from footy’s home

Young men in guernseys and studded boots form parallel lines for a kicking warm-up. The umpires, wearing fluoro orange, test their whistles and throw-in skills in the lead up to the first bounce. From the sidelines, friends and families of...

The race for the Rising Star

The 2015 NAB Rising Star award looks to be one of the tightest races in the last few years. There were several ready-made midfielder types taken in the 2014 draft, as well as some players who could come out...

Forward thinking an unnecessary move

Blues ruckman Matthew Kreuzer is being groomed for more time up forward, in a bid to help fill the void left by departing forwards Jarrad Waite and Jeff Garlett. Kreuzer is entering his eighth season at the club, but in...

Silvagni returns to Royal Parade

“He’s home.” Those were the words used when Stephen Silvagni made his long-awaited return to Carlton today. And they could not be any more appropriate. Silvagni has worked at five different clubs since his retirement some 13 years ago, but he...

An interview with Darcy Tucker, 2015 AFL Draft prospect

Darcy Tucker is an up and coming footballer who I'm sure you will hear more of come this time next year. He plays for the North Ballarat Rebels and was named in the 2014 under 18 All-Australian back line...


Steven Motlop, The Clash, and a bit of Sam Smith

Steven Motlop loves his music...

The 2019 AFL wishlist

Hartung a young Gary Ablett Jr