VFL News

Sam Lloyd is using the hurt of missing out on Richmond's premiership as motivation in 2018

Fri, 16/02/2018 - 14:56
The midfield is not completely new for Lloyd — he has pinch-hit through there before. “Getting my fitness up, which I've done in the last three years, has been the main factor in that,”' he said of the move. “At the moment I'm assuming AFL or VFL, I will be starting in the midfield and then rotating forward.”.

Why Ballarat should cheer Kiwi tactical move | From the Press Box with Melanie Whelan

Fri, 16/02/2018 - 13:48
LESSON: North Melbourne's VFL coach David Loader flanked by Kangaroos head coach Brad Scott. Loader will join Scott in the coaches box for AFLX. Picture: The Age. Two Ballarat exports have been promoted to head coaching roes in the Victorian Football League this season: Dan Jordan, a former ...

Lloyd eyes midfield with AFL premiers

Fri, 16/02/2018 - 13:07
Lloyd played eight senior games last season for a total of 50 and won the Norm Smith Medal as best afield in the VFL grand final. But he could not break back into the AFL after the disastrous round-16 loss to St Kilda. Despite missing out on the Tigers' drought-breaking flag, Lloyd said the players outside ...

AFLX: Geelong make history with first win in new AFLX format

Thu, 15/02/2018 - 23:56
Loader will join senior coach Brad Scott in the coaches box for the AFLX tournament before overseeing the Kangaroos' new VFL team this season. Davies-Uniacke, a classy midfielder recruited from the Dandenong Stingrays, has already sparked considerable excitement among Kangaroos fans.

<b>VfL</b> Wolfsburg face fan protest against Bayern

Thu, 15/02/2018 - 23:00
"VfL deliberately took a new direction before the season." "It's a great challenge, but the team has the potential to win the points they need for a reasonable end to the season. We are all committed to the task but we need the full support of our fans." Kicker magazine reported that Rebbe, who has already ...

Soccer-<b>VfL</b> Wolfsburg face fan protest against Bayern

Thu, 15/02/2018 - 22:48
BERLIN, Feb 15 (Reuters) - Disgruntled VfL Wolfsburg fans are planning to boycott the opening stages of their Bundesliga match at home to leaders Bayern Munich on Saturday as a protest against their team's poor performances.

Bulldogs tagger Libby Birch knows she&#39;s annoying but the tactic is working this AFLW season

Thu, 15/02/2018 - 19:00
“Over the VFL season, it's literally been kicking the ball thousands and thousands of times and working when no one else is watching,” Birch said. “That's what I wanted to do. I wanted to have more skill and more impact for my team. “Last year during the VFL season every day I'd go out before uni and I'd ...

&#39;He&#39;s a competitive bugger&#39;: New Dog impresses

Thu, 15/02/2018 - 14:22
McLean evolved from a clever half-forward into a midfielder who averaged 22 possessions per game, while Dale finished the season as a dangerous goalkicker (17) after spending the first five weeks of the season in the VFL. In his usual role as the club's development manager, Smith believes the pair's ...

AFL should leave the 18 clubs to work to the 44-man squads they pick each summer rather than ...

Thu, 15/02/2018 - 12:30
Richmond coach Damien Hardwick at trade week. He is advocating the AFL introduce a mid-season market. Mabior Chol in action for Richmond in the VFL. Picture: Mark Stewart. Richmond does have five players on its rookie list — including a Sudanese-born tall forward, Mabior Chol — who would not ...

AFL should leave the 18 clubs to work to the 44-man squads they pick each summer rather than ...

Thu, 15/02/2018 - 12:30
“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.” Hardwick has been stung by key forward Ben Griffiths leaving Richmond one short in January by leaving the AFL to pursue ...

<b>VFL</b>: Northern Blues fostering stronger relationships with suburban clubs in wake of Development ...

Thu, 15/02/2018 - 07:26
AFL Victoria's decision to axe the development league has left the Blues and seven other VFL clubs without a feeder side, which has traditionally been used to blood young players. Players not selected for senior duties will instead filter back to local clubs, with many aligned with Northern and Essendon ...

New Roo on right path to AFL debut

Thu, 15/02/2018 - 03:30
Loader will join senior coach Brad Scott in the coaches box for the AFLX tournament before overseeing the Kangaroos' new stand-alone VFL team this season. Davies-Uniacke, a classy midfielder recruited from the Dandenong Stingrays, has already sparked considerable excitement among Roos fans.

Ainslie don&#39;t expect hostile crowds should Hannah Mouncey return to AFL Canberra

Wed, 14/02/2018 - 17:45
Mouncey has already been in talks with reigning VFL Women's premiers the Darebin Falcons, with St Kilda and Hawthorn also expressing interest in the national handball representative. Mouncey kicked 17 goals in eight games for Ainslie last year and Rourke wouldn't be surprised if more people ...

Special deal allows Saint to play at Frankston

Wed, 14/02/2018 - 17:33
St Kilda have struck a deal whereby rookie-listed ruckman Lewis Pierce will play for Frankston in the VFL this year, rather than Sandringham, if not selected to play for the Saints. While the Saints are aligned to Sandringham, AFL Victoria has agreed to allow Pierce to play for the Dolphins, who return to ...

Unfinished business in the <b>VFL</b> for ex-Gold skipper Stroobants

Wed, 14/02/2018 - 14:12
North Melbourne has already shown the high regard in which it holds Stroobants, naming the 29-year-old among the VFL team's leadership group of six. Stoked to be apart of such a proud club, looking forward to continuing my @VFL career after a few years out, bring on 2018 ...

Unfinished business in the <b>VFL</b> for ex-Gold skipper Stroobants

Wed, 14/02/2018 - 14:11
“With my life situation at the time, it wasn't the best time to move down to Melbourne to join a new VFL club, so I had the past three years at Rochy and then a random opportunity came up where I ran into one of the North Melbourne recruiters (Ben Birthisel) at a TAC Cup game when I was presenting ...

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 ...

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