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Damien Barrett

The Barrett Files

Damian Barrett is an award-winning journalist and one of the best in the business for breaking AFL stories. Barrett presents Access All Areas and writes for


Sliding Doors: round nine

IF one of the co-captains can't yet commit to stay beyond this year ...

7:18am May 19, 2017


Barrett: Sledges must stop, inquiry needed

There should be an AFL inquiry into what sparked this melee

12:18pm May 15, 2017


Sliding Doors: round eight

IF you want Exhibit A of what's wrong with AFL rules this year ...

4:02pm May 12, 2017


Sliding Doors: round seven

If Joel Selwood wants to express a little bit of anger and frustration ...

7:55pm May 5, 2017


Barrett: How Clarkson and his Hawks got it so wrong

It's been a slow realisation, but it has finally dawned on Al Clarkson

9:54pm May 3, 2017


Sliding Doors: round six

IF Leon Cameron’s got the keys to a Ferrari ... THEN

3:04pm Apr 28, 2017


Sliding Doors: round five

If you’ve missed two years with wonky knees ... then

8:34am Apr 21, 2017


Big call, and hey Prestia, it's the right one

Damian Barrett would like to get hold of Dion Prestia's crystal ball

10:05pm Apr 19, 2017


Sliding Doors: round four

IF the words "knee" and "O'Meara" are in the same sentence ... THEN

8:14am Apr 14, 2017


Sliding Doors: round three

If Ryan Griffen is to be really honest with himself ...

9:11am Apr 7, 2017