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Nick Bowen

Nick Bowen is a senior reporter with AFL Media, specialising in contract, free agency and trade news. He is also co-author of Legends of the Australian Football Hall of Fame.

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Goodwin confident May and Harmes will play round one

Melbourne coach not worried about injuries or potential suspensions

8:20pm Mar 9, 2019

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Melbourne's round one plans take a hit in loss to Lions

Brisbane has finished the JLT Community Series unbeaten with a solid win over Melbourne

7:01pm Mar 9, 2019

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'I couldn't feel better': Top Demon ripe for round one

Melbourne co-captain Nathan Jones is confident of running out with the team for the season opener

4:00pm Mar 9, 2019

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Final teams: Melbourne v Brisbane

Demons and Lions lock in their teams for JLT clash at Casey Fields

2:40pm Mar 9, 2019

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UPDATED: New Roo's R1 ban, Tex to challenge fine

Top Crow heads to Tribunal, North ruckman will miss round one

1:14pm Mar 5, 2019

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Final teams: North Melbourne v St Kilda

Final teams named for the Kangaroos v Saints clash

12:05pm Mar 2, 2019

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Richo asks CEO to address team after stirring win

Coach asks Matt Finnis to tell players how important their JLT win was

6:00pm Mar 2, 2019

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Speedy Saints on fire as Kangaroos feel the heat

St Kilda hangs on in scorching conditions for confidence-boosting win over North

3:50pm Mar 2, 2019

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Mummy's Tribunal win: Giant's ban downgraded to fine

Shane Mumford is free to play in round three after having his striking charge downgraded to careless

7:18pm Feb 27, 2019

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Roos confident of overcoming defender crisis for round one

North bracing to face Freo's tall forwards without its three best key defenders

1:29pm Feb 27, 2019

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Know the new rules? 6-6-6, 50m penalties, kick-in rule explained

The new rules you'll notice in 2019, and how they will affect play

8:45am Mar 10, 2019

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Players' illicit drug use 'out of control', says Riewoldt

Nick Riewoldt says illicit drug use among players has become a 'free-for-all'

10:00am Feb 25, 2019

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Star Tigers recruit 'around about the mark' for round one

Assistant coach Justin Leppitsch optimistic about Tom Lynch's season-opener prospects

12:16pm Feb 23, 2019

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New rules will mean more 'hammerings', says Scott

Brad Scott says struggling teams will be thumped more often under this season's rule changes

10:46am Feb 19, 2019

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LDU a new Roo: Coach lauds stronger midfielder

Brad Scott says Luke Davies-Uniacke is ready to make an impact at senior level in his second season

4:00pm Feb 15, 2019

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Roos consider state league talent to bolster backline

Coach Brad Scott could turn to second-tier players to fill the void left by injuries to several defenders

2:24pm Feb 14, 2019

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Longmire reveals timeline for big ruckman's return

Swans coach says Sam Naismith should return within the first six weeks of the season

9:43am Feb 14, 2019

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Old Crows still knocking at the window, says Pyke

Don Pyke insists Adelaide's ageing list doesn't mean its premiership window is closing

9:00am Feb 14, 2019

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Surgery for key North defender after intraclub injury

North expects big man to be right for round one despite AC joint injury in match practice

6:50pm Feb 13, 2019

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Injured Crows on track to feature in the JLT Series

Daniel Talia is making good progress in his recovery, while Brad Crouch is not reporting any soreness

6:45pm Feb 12, 2019