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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.


Goodwin confident May and Harmes will play round one

Melbourne coach not worried about injuries or potential suspensions

8:20pm Mar 9, 2019


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


'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


Final teams: Melbourne v Brisbane

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

2:40pm Mar 9, 2019


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


Final teams: North Melbourne v St Kilda

Final teams named for the Kangaroos v Saints clash

12:05pm Mar 2, 2019


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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