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'Senior' Tom's big hope

Tom Hawkins wants a flag as a senior member of the Cats side

8:58am  Aug 29, 2016

Stars on the mend

INJURY UPDATE: Finalists hoping to regain key players for finals

7:00am  Aug 29, 2016

Dockers do it for Pav in champ's farewell

Fremantle ends horror season on a high to farewell outgoing champion

9:49pm  Aug 28, 2016

Retirements, delistings, trades

Keep track of who's hanging up the boots, who's moving clubs and who's been given the pink slip with our comprehensive club-by-club listing


AdelaideBrisbane LionsCarltonCollingwood
Matthew Jaensch (ret) Justin Clarke (ret)
Daniel Merrett (ret)
Trent West (ret)
Michael Jamison (ret)
Andrew Walker (ret)
Brent Macaffer (ret)
Dane Swan (ret)
Alan Toovey (ret)
EssendonFremantleGeelong Gold Coast
Adam Cooney (ret)
Mathew Stokes (ret)
Matthew Pavlich (ret)     
GWS Hawthorn Melbourne North Melbourne
  Shem-Kalvin Tatupu (ret)   

Nick Dal Santo (del)
Michael Firrito (del)
Brent Harvey (del)
Drew Petrie (del)

Port Adelaide Richmond St KildaSydney Swans
Jay Schulz (del)  Troy Chaplin (ret)
Reece McKenzie (ret)
  Ted Richards (ret)
West Coast Western Bulldogs   
Damien Cavka (ret)
Xavier Ellis (ret)
Jed Adcock (ret)    



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'Privilege and honour' to play on Pav: Morris

Dale Morris prepares to face Freo great Matthew Pavlich one last time

11:00am Aug 28, 2016


Jay Schulz shown door, keen to play on

Power veteran's contract won't be renewed, will seek new club for 2017

12:08pm Aug 25, 2016


Roo cull: Contract shock for North veterans

Roo cull, with four veterans told there's no place for them in 2017

8:28pm Aug 24, 2016


No regrets, says Pav ahead of last game

Matthew Pavlich says he gave his all and leaves footy at the right time

5:06pm Aug 24, 2016


Veteran Dogs recruit calls time on career

Veteran defender to retire at the end of the Bulldogs' season

3:24pm Aug 24, 2016


'He revolutionised football'

Collingwood pulls out all stops for retiring larrikin's swansong

6:00pm Aug 23, 2016


Dane Swan done: Now 'leave me alone'

Collingwood champ says farewell and has a special message for the media

4:41pm Aug 23, 2016


Magpie champion tipped to hang up the boots

Brownlow medallist Dane Swan set to call time on glittering career

11:18pm Aug 22, 2016


Premiership Magpies hang up the boots

Two of Collingwood's 2010 flag heroes call it a day

10:36pm Aug 22, 2016


200 and out: Stokes to retire after Dogs clash

Top-up Bomber will retire after Sunday's clash against the Dogs

6:35pm Aug 18, 2016


Veteran Brisbane Lions defender retires

Brisbane Lions stalwart decides to call it a day

3:18pm Aug 16, 2016


Brownlow medallist Cooney calls it quits

Adam Cooney announces retirement ahead of 250th match

10:02am Aug 16, 2016


Lion calls it a day, tipped for NEAFL farewell

Lions ruckman retires after 70 games and a premiership with Geelong

10:41pm Aug 15, 2016


Injury makes Eagles' X-man call it quits

Eagle and former Hawk hangs up the boots after latest injury

8:42pm Aug 9, 2016


Old Blue Jamison hangs up the boots

Loyal Carlton defender announces retirement, effective immediately

10:49pm Aug 8, 2016


Retiring Richards to fight for more senior games

Beloved Swan backs himself to play again this year before retiring

12:18pm Aug 5, 2016


Versatile Carlton veteran opts to call time

Former best and fairest runner-up to play final game this Sunday

11:33am Aug 2, 2016


Emotional Tiger defender calls it a day

Richmond veteran retires after 215 games with Tigers and Port Adelaide

4:37pm Jul 19, 2016


Young Tiger retires at 20, but hints at return

Twenty-year-old Richmond forward retires after 18 months on club's list

4:11pm Jun 30, 2016


Head injuries see Lion Clarke call it a day

Backman retires after experiencing ongoing concussion symptoms

12:00pm Mar 31, 2016