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Marc McGowan

Hard-hitting reporter Marc McGowan is an experienced journalist who was the sports editor at the NT News and Shepparton News before joining AFL.com.au’s Melbourne-based team in 2017.

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Young Hawk stakes claim for vacant midfield spot

James Cousins impresses in practice match to put hand up for key role in round one

8:19pm Feb 21, 2019

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'We have huge faith': Longmire's praise for 20-game defender

Why is the Swans coach so bullish about an injury-prone backman who's played 20 games?

6:49am Feb 20, 2019

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Why 6-6-6 rule could force Tigers into a radical shake-up

New statistics reveal that Richmond will need to adapt to new rules more than any other team

8:45am Feb 20, 2019

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Hawks set to unveil grand plan for new Dingley fortress

Hawthorn will present Dingley plans to Kingston Council as soon as early March

1:16pm Feb 18, 2019

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COMMENT: Why the 'Gibbons rule' ticks every box

The AFL's latest player movement rule keeps players' dreams alive and gets the fans talking, writes Marc McGowan

6:07pm Feb 17, 2019

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Another Pie set for surgery, putting round one in doubt

Goalkicker will undergo surgery on his leg on Monday, with no timeframe set on his return

3:53pm Feb 17, 2019

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AFL's decision to slash match-day staff gets mixed reaction

Teams will have 26 people in various non-playing roles in 2019, down from last year's 30

2:55pm Feb 17, 2019

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Longmire reveals reasons for SCG and inside-50 struggles

Sydney coach gives his take on the team's 2018 shortcomings

12:28pm Feb 17, 2019

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How the northern academies are transforming footy

Marc McGowan looks at how football generally is benefitting from the northern academy system

8:03am Feb 16, 2019

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Which rising Swan is set for a big midfield role? It's not Mills

Emerging Swan Oliver Florent is one of several players under 24 set to play a big role in 2019

6:47am Feb 15, 2019