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Riewoldt to the Max: It's a long career, be patient

St Kilda draftee Max King has sat down with Saints legend Nick Riewoldt

10:43am  Feb 23, 2019

Tap guns: Who's your No.1 ruckman, what happens in an emergency?

How your club is placed in the big-man department?

8:00am  Feb 23, 2019

Catch him if you can: Speedy Saint aims to fast-track selection

Robbie Young, taken at No.67 in last year's draft, is out to impress in the club's intraclub

8:00am  Feb 23, 2019

Special Assistance Rule

In February 2012, the AFL Commission decided the Special Assistance Rule would cease in its current form and be replaced with a new rule.

Teams would no longer be entitled to receive special assistance based on set thresholds of wins/losses achieved during a season.

A formula was developed to help determine eligibility for special assistance.

The rule provides that the provision of special assistance is ultimately a matter for the Commission’s discretion and will be awarded only in exceptional circumstances. The decision will be based on a club’s on-field performance in recent years and any other matter the Commission regards as relevant.