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AFL mid-season player movement: Why state league clubs would support the proposal

Wed, 14/02/2018 - 12:40
AFL mid-season player movement: Why state league clubs would support the proposal. AFL. Riley Beveridge. February 13, 2018 5:05pm; Riley Beveridge @rileybev; Source: FOX SPORTS. Kane Lambert is one of the VFL's best success stories. Picture: Michael Klein. Kane Lambert is one of the VFL's ...

Former Bendigo <b>VFL</b> coach Shannon Grant facing 18 charges

Wed, 14/02/2018 - 11:33
FORMER AFL star and coach of the Bendigo Bombers, Shannon Grant, has been named as the man charged with multiple assault and criminal damage charges. Police on Tuesday confirmed that a 40-year-old Highett man is facing 18 charges following an alleged "incident" at Highett in December, and ...

Former North Melbourne premiership player Shannon Grant facing assault charges

Wed, 14/02/2018 - 08:00
Former North Melbourne premiership player and 1999 Norm Smith Medallist, Shannon Grant, is facing assault and criminal damage charges after an alleged incident back in December. MORE: Transgender footballer Hannah Mouncey granted permission to play in VFL and AFL Canberra's women's ...

Star junior reignites her football career

Tue, 13/02/2018 - 23:56
MADDY McMahon, the wife of reigning Mathieson medallist Matt McMahon, will play for Geelong's VFL Women's side this season. ... When Geelong announced 18 months ago that it was joining the VFL, the 28-year-old knew there was still time for her to get back into the game she once loved. With no ...

Transgender footballer Hannah Mouncey granted permission to play in <b>VFL</b> and AFL Canberra&#39;s ...

Tue, 13/02/2018 - 19:26
Transgender footballer Hannah Mouncey granted permission to play in VFL and AFL Canberra's women's league ... Hannah Mouncey was denied to play in the AFLW for the 2018 season, but the AFL has now announced that Mouncey is eligible to play in the VFL and AFL Canberra's women's league.

Geelong para-athlete Marty Jackson looks to qualify for the Commonwealth Games

Tue, 13/02/2018 - 18:52
“There are the Cats boys and women's VFL girls and VFL boys, so it's been a great environment to train in. “We're different types of athletes, so it's not a weights competition, but is very interesting to see how they train. They're very focused on what they do, and there are some similarities in how we train, ...

Transgender footballer clear to play state leagues

Tue, 13/02/2018 - 18:18
TRANSGENDER footballer Hannah Mouncey will be allowed to play state league football despite being barred from the AFLW this year. This decision would normally rest with state bodies but in an AFL statement, the League said it "strongly encourages" an inclusive policy among trans players at the ...

Collingwood <b>VFL</b> onballer Nick Gray headlines the recruits at Eastern Football League club ...

Tue, 13/02/2018 - 14:22
The former Sandringham assistant coach suspected there could be a drop off in talent in the Eastern Football League ranks after his time in the VFL. But Allen has been “quite surprised” at what is at his disposal at Blackburn as he prepares for his first season in charge at the Burners. “It's pretty good ...

Sandringham signing Tom Lamb hopes &#39;enjoyment&#39; can help revive his AFL career

Tue, 13/02/2018 - 14:00
But Tom Lamb says his grandfather is chuffed he will be playing at Sandringham in the VFL this year. More than four decades after Cooper wore Sandy colours, Lamb, back in Melbourne after three years with West Coast Eagles, will do the same. And he'll do it in the No 23 jumper that the man he calls ...

&#39;I find it farcical&#39;: Hardwick hits out at list rules

Tue, 13/02/2018 - 06:41
I find it farcical that we can only improve our list once a year. I do not understand what we have to do to give a guy that's playing fantastic footy in the VFL, or wherever it may be, an opportunity through the year if we have significant injuries. Damien Hardwick ...

Clarke, Amos to take AFLX reins

Mon, 12/02/2018 - 19:37
Clarke continues to lead Carlton's midfield brigade after arriving at the Club in late 2015. The former Hawthorn midfielder played 96 AFL games between 2001 to 2008 before taking up a development coaching role with Richmond in 2010 and 2011. Clarke was appointed Richmond's inaugural VFL ...

Jacana secures former Essendon <b>VFL</b> player Wayne Schultz as Jason Cloke impresses on the ...

Mon, 12/02/2018 - 16:15
Schultz, an assistant coach with Essendon's VFL team, finished second in the Northern league's Division 1 best and fairest in 2015 while playing for Northcote Park. He logged six games for Castlemaine in the Bendigo league last season. “He's played some really good footy,” Fletcher said of Schultz.

$10m upgrade approved

Mon, 12/02/2018 - 14:56
Office space for the club's new AFLW and VFL staff. Most of the new facilities will be housed in a two-storey extension that will be built on a vacant concrete slab adjacent to North's administration and training centre, while the coach's boxes and media box will be positioned in the existing building so they ...

Clifton, Sewell create Cats&#39; power midfield

Mon, 12/02/2018 - 14:45
Dual Hawthorn AFL premiership player Brad Sewell will return home to play with brothers Adam and Myles, a triple Victorian Football League premiership player and VFL best and fairest. Brad Sewell's signing comes in the same week the Cats' secured former the Greater Western Sydney-listed Steve ...

<b>VFL</b>: Rippon it up

Mon, 12/02/2018 - 14:33
Despite his relatively young age, Nick Rippon is hoping to utilize his vast VFL experience as a part of North's Leadership Group. “I'm only 24, but I have had just under 100 games experience in the VFL, so I'm hoping that experience can help out the younger boys and really drive the standards and ...

<b>VFL</b>: Northern Blues captain Tom Wilson re-signs for eighth season amid determination to remain a ...

Mon, 12/02/2018 - 12:41
After accepting a job as a P.E. teacher at Aquinas College in Ringwood, Wilson said he would have been “silly” not to consider how his employment would affect his VFL future. “I spoke to Northern about it and they were pretty sweet with it,” he said. “That was pretty reassuring … and probably the ...

North Melbourne under AFL investigation

Sun, 11/02/2018 - 15:52
The Kangaroos have informed the AFL the club organised for three draft prospects to train with the club's VFL team — breaching the AFL's complex list lodgement and eligibility rules. The AFL is yet to announce what action it will consider taking against the Roos. It comes after Collingwood was hit with a ...

North Melbourne is under investigation by the AFL after owning up to breaking draft rules

Sat, 10/02/2018 - 20:45
On Friday the Kangaroos self-reported for having three draft prospects illegally train with the club's VFL team in the lead-up to the national and rookie drafts. The Sunday ... Collingwood was fined $20,000 last month for having Flynn Appleby train with its VFL team last November. The Magpies then used ...

EXCLUSIVE: Roos self-report over rules breach

Sat, 10/02/2018 - 14:54
Appleby tested at the Rookie Me Combine in October, then trained with Collingwood's VFL squad for three weeks in November leading up to the drafts. AFL.com.au can reveal that North Melbourne had three ineligible footballers under the same rule – 5.9(b)(ii) in the official AFL rules handbook – training ...

Sheahan, Huntly earn spots on Essendon&#39;s <b>VFL</b> list

Sat, 10/02/2018 - 12:52
OPPORTUNITY: Strathfieldsaye premiership player Jamieson Sheahan has earned a spot on Essendon's VFL list of 24 for this year. Picture: GLENN ... Strathfieldsaye's Sheahan and Castlemaine's Huntly join South Bendigo's Kieran Strachan, who was on the Bombers' VFL list last year. “Both boys ...

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