VFL News

Edwards feels the thrill of VFLW success

Tue, 08/05/2018 - 17:52
Jessica Edwards led Collingwood in its first VFL Women's match against Williamstown on Saturday afternoon. Photo: Collingwood Media.

Caution call: Tigers careful on jet's return

Tue, 08/05/2018 - 16:56
A DECISION on whether Daniel Rioli will push for a VFL berth within the next few weeks will be made in the coming days based on how he recovers from accumulated training soreness. Rioli wants to play in Richmond's Dreamtime at the 'G clash in Round 11 on June 2, but is yet to figure in any ...

Son of a gun nominated for Eastern league Young Gun award

Tue, 08/05/2018 - 16:33
A promising under-age player for Morningside and then Drummoyne, Lambert was in the Lions Academy and turned out for Redland in the NEAFL last season. At the end of it, he decided to relocate to Melbourne and try out for Richmond's VFL team. That meant leaving his close family behind at age 18.

Trio pushing for return

Tue, 08/05/2018 - 15:15
At VFL level, Kym Lebois will be sidelined for the next eight weeks after fracturing his collarbone in the Northern Blues' game against Frankston on Saturday. “He'll have surgery on that collarbone this week, so he'll be ruled out for the next eight weeks which is really unfortunate for Kym,” McKay said.

<b>VFL</b> Match Info | Round 6

Tue, 08/05/2018 - 14:52
May 8, 2018 2:26 PM. Newsletter · RSS. - VFL,Western Bulldogs. VFL Round Six. Port Melbourne v Footscray Fortburn Stadium (North Port Oval) 2:00pm, Saturday, May 12. Broadcast. The Footscray Bulldogs v Port Melbourne game will be broadcast on Channel 7 from 2pm. Match Day Ticketing.

In the mix: round eight

Tue, 08/05/2018 - 14:41
Verdict: Viney's lack of match practice should rule him out of an AFL berth, and potentially it would be more beneficial to give him a run in the VFL first. However, Viney is a unique character and will be pushing hard to play. If Salem is fit, then Neal-Bullen makes way. Otherwise, the Demons go in ...

Werribee falls, but Bennett finds his feet

Tue, 08/05/2018 - 12:03
Bennett had to bide his time with Geelong in the VFL last year, but never broke through for a senior berth. It was looking as though his first season at Werribee was going to be delayed after undergoing a shoulder reconstruction in October and then suffering a scaphoid fracture in his wrist in a pre-season ...

Balwyn premiership star Rod Crowe set to make a return to the Eastern Football League club

Tue, 08/05/2018 - 11:18
The Tigers are also expecting to see less of aligned player Ryan Pendlebury, who joined stand-alone VFL club Port Melbourne from Collingwood late last month. Crowe could play the three games following the interleague bye next weekend before the Round 9 split weekend. “He's a pretty naturally fit ...

<b>VFL</b>: Player Wrap (Round 5)

Tue, 08/05/2018 - 10:45
Following North VFL's disappointing loss to Essendon on Saturday afternoon, North Media spoke with senior assistant coach Gavin Brown about some of the more notable ... “To be able to get AFL players to come back and play in the VFL, and get our young players to play on them, is just invaluable.”.

<b>VFL</b> player by player: R5

Tue, 08/05/2018 - 10:22
The Hawks maintain their position at top spot on the VFL ladder with the victory, sitting four ... Read: VFL match report - Box Hill v Sandringham ...

Freeman: <b>VFL</b> Round 5

Tue, 08/05/2018 - 10:11
Freeman: VFL Round 5. Nathan Freeman finished with 31 disposals in Sandringham's Round 5 loss to Box Hill. Saints Emerging Stars thanks to H&M ...

<b>VFL</b> eye-catchers: Round Five

Tue, 08/05/2018 - 09:15
In the days after each of the Magpies' VFL games, Collingwood Media will take a look at some of the eye-catching performers, with a focus on the ...

Geelong Cats 2018: Colin Carter backs calls for Gary Ablett to be given legend status in the ...

Tue, 08/05/2018 - 00:26
He played 248 VFL/AFL games, 11 state of origin games for Victoria (including one as captain), won a Norm Smith Medal, a Carji Greeves Medal, three Coleman medals, a Leigh Matthews Trophy as the AFL MVP, was selected in four VFL/AFL teams of the year and won four All-Australian guernseys, ...

Intercepting Cat the latest Rising Star

Mon, 07/05/2018 - 19:56
"Jack was drafted with a late rookie pick and didn't know what the demands of AFL were," Geelong's VFL coach Shane O'Bree told AFL.com.au. "I basically told him early days that he'd have to do a lot more work, and he took it on the chin, was very diligent and he's reaping all the rewards at the minute.

VFLW: Southern Saints start strong

Mon, 07/05/2018 - 18:26
It was an historic day for the club when the Southern Saints ran onto Skybus Stadium to play its first game in the 2018 Swisse Wellness VFL Women's competition on Saturday afternoon. And the young Saints didn't disappoint. The first ever official St Kilda women's team overcame a slow start to take it ...

<b>VFL</b>: Freeza makes solid return

Mon, 07/05/2018 - 17:25
Justin Cooper May 7, 2018 4:52 PM. Newsletter · RSS. Nathan Freeman produced a promising performance in his first game back for 2018. - St. Nathan Freeman produced a promising performance in his first game back for 2018. Related. Freeman full of confidence · Around the state leagues: Who ...

The Players Said: Round 7, 2018

Mon, 07/05/2018 - 16:33
It's always hard to get a win to get a win in Sydney, so you don't take them for granted.” Watch Jack Ziebell's appearance on Fox Footy HERE. Mason Wood returned to AFL football in fine-form, with many of his teammates impressed by his ability to return to the VFL, find form and then bring it to the senior ...

De Koning: First <b>VFL</b> win &#39;unreal&#39;

Mon, 07/05/2018 - 16:33
De Koning kicked his first two goals in the VFL, while also hauling in the mark of the day as he split his time between the forward line and ruck. Speaking post-match, De Koning said he was thrilled to be part of the result. “I've never experienced something like that, I don't think I've been that happy after a ...

The latest on Pendlebury&#39;s ankle

Mon, 07/05/2018 - 15:48
Among the options available to the match committee may include veteran midfielder Daniel Wells, who played his third consecutive match at VFL level in Werribee on Saturday night, Alex Fasolo, Callum Brown – who was rested for the game against the Lions – and young midfielder Brayden Sier.

<b>VFL</b> match report: R5

Mon, 07/05/2018 - 12:26
Box Hill has retained top spot on the ladder and won itself the Blue Ribbon Cup thanks to a 64-point win over Sandringham on Saturday. In a contest that at times felt tighter on the field than it was on the scoreboard the Hawks won every quarter, pulling away gradually to record their fourth win from as ...