<![CDATA[AFL Latest News]]> https://www.afl.com.au en-au Copyright 2019 AFL Media editor@afl.com.au <![CDATA[AFL Latest News]]> https://www.afl.com.au/resources/v2.5.18/i/club-badges/afl-logo.png https://www.afl.com.au <![CDATA[Lyon a 'failed' coach? Watch as Ross returns serve to Cochrane]]> https://www.afl.com.au/news/390472/lyon-a-failed-coach-watch-as-ross-returns-serve-to-cochrane

Former St Kilda and Fremantle Ross Lyon responds to Tony Cochrane's 'failed coach' jibe

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Wed, 01 Apr 2020 00:01:00 GMT article 390472 at www.afl.com.au
<![CDATA[LISTEN: Why this big Brisbane recruit needs to really step up]]> https://www.afl.com.au/news/390392/listen-why-this-big-brisbane-recruit-needs-to-really-step-up

Can the Lions build on their meteoric rise in 2019 with a shot at the flag in 2020? We look at their prospects.

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Tue, 31 Mar 2020 20:00:00 GMT article 390392 at www.afl.com.au
<![CDATA[Smaller pool? Future picks? How will COVID shake up the draft?]]> https://www.afl.com.au/news/390411/smaller-pool-future-picks-how-will-covid-shake-up-the-draft-

What does the shutdown mean for the NAB AFL Draft and its prospects? We look at all the options

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Tue, 31 Mar 2020 19:00:00 GMT article 390411 at www.afl.com.au
<![CDATA[Chairman writes to a million-plus: Footy will beat COVID]]> https://www.afl.com.au/news/390455/chairman-writes-to-a-million-plus-footy-will-beat-covid

AFL Commission chairman tells fans 'we will make it through this together'

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Tue, 31 Mar 2020 06:21:00 GMT article 390455 at www.afl.com.au
<![CDATA[Crows' Shutdown Report Card: Weapons, downfall, more]]> https://www.afl.com.au/news/390401/crows-shutdown-report-card-weapons-downfall-more

Mitch Cleary delves into the concerns, opportunities and contract negotiations the Crows are facing in 2020

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Tue, 31 Mar 2020 06:00:00 GMT article 390401 at www.afl.com.au
<![CDATA[Noble: If the money isn't there, how do we 'honour' player contracts?]]> https://www.afl.com.au/news/390432/noble-if-the-money-isn-t-there-how-do-we-honour-player-contracts-

Brisbane football boss David Noble has ongoing concerns about COVID cash crisis

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Tue, 31 Mar 2020 03:19:00 GMT article 390432 at www.afl.com.au
<![CDATA[What is life like without footy? Veteran's enforced reality check]]> https://www.afl.com.au/news/390431/what-is-life-like-without-footy-veteran-s-enforced-reality-check

Shortened season giving Melbourne veteran Nathan Jones hope of playing on

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Tue, 31 Mar 2020 01:44:00 GMT article 390431 at www.afl.com.au
<![CDATA[All the clubs will survive: AFL boss brushes off merger talk]]> https://www.afl.com.au/news/390419/all-the-clubs-will-survive-afl-boss-brushes-off-merger-talk

AFL chief Gillon McLachlan is assuring the future of all clubs despite the COVID-19 cash crisis

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Mon, 30 Mar 2020 23:55:00 GMT article 390419 at www.afl.com.au
<![CDATA[Bring back the subs: Fitness guru wants six on the bench]]> https://www.afl.com.au/news/390418/bring-back-the-subs-fitness-guru-wants-six-on-the-bench

Carlton's highly respected fitness boss has called for dramatic bench changes to ease the burden on players.

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Mon, 30 Mar 2020 23:53:00 GMT article 390418 at www.afl.com.au
<![CDATA[LISTEN: Most dumped player revealed, plus more rage trades]]> https://www.afl.com.au/news/390417/listen-most-dumped-player-revealed-plus-more-rage-trades

The Traders chat about their potential trades a week into the Fantasy footy-less abyss

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Mon, 30 Mar 2020 21:51:00 GMT article 390417 at www.afl.com.au
<![CDATA[10-year challenge: A look back at one epic U18 AA team]]> https://www.afl.com.au/news/390319/10-year-challenge-a-look-back-at-one-epic-u18-aa-team

Draft guru Callum Twomey looks back at the 2010 U18 AA team

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Mon, 30 Mar 2020 19:00:00 GMT article 390319 at www.afl.com.au
<![CDATA[Clubs to analyse PM wage boost, chiefs come together]]> https://www.afl.com.au/news/390416/clubs-to-analyse-pm-wage-boost-chiefs-come-together

AFL clubs are analysing what the latest Federal government announcement means for staff who have been stood down.

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Mon, 30 Mar 2020 09:33:00 GMT article 390416 at www.afl.com.au
<![CDATA[LISTEN: Triggers? Back-ended deals? What goes into AFL contracts?]]> https://www.afl.com.au/news/390393/listen-triggers-back-ended-deals-what-goes-into-afl-contracts-

The crew from AFL Exchange discuss the fallout from the new pay agreement.

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Mon, 30 Mar 2020 07:35:00 GMT article 390393 at www.afl.com.au
<![CDATA[Blues duo set to tackle shutdown period in rehab]]> https://www.afl.com.au/news/390406/blues-duo-set-to-tackle-shutdown-period-in-rehab

Important Carlton pair face time in rehab after significant injury setbacks

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Mon, 30 Mar 2020 05:38:00 GMT article 390406 at www.afl.com.au
<![CDATA[Statement: AFL secures banking lines of credit to underwrite our game]]> https://www.afl.com.au/news/390405/statement-afl-secures-banking-lines-of-credit-to-underwrite-our-game

AFL announces it has secured lines of credit with its relationship bankers NAB and ANZ

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Mon, 30 Mar 2020 05:30:00 GMT article 390405 at www.afl.com.au
<![CDATA[Four hours a day: How isolated players could 'get really quite fit']]> https://www.afl.com.au/news/390336/four-hours-a-day-how-isolated-players-could-get-really-quite-fit-

Fitness guru David Buttifant says there's no need for players to come back out of shape after a long period of isolation

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Mon, 30 Mar 2020 05:00:00 GMT article 390336 at www.afl.com.au
<![CDATA[NAB, ANZ come to the party as AFL secures huge loan]]> https://www.afl.com.au/news/390294/nab-anz-come-to-the-party-as-afl-secures-huge-loan

The AFL has secured a line of credit with banks which will allow it to operate through the coronavirus crisis

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Mon, 30 Mar 2020 04:53:00 GMT article 390294 at www.afl.com.au
<![CDATA[Grave fears for one of Australian Football's most famous clubs]]> https://www.afl.com.au/news/390390/grave-fears-for-one-of-australian-football-s-most-famous-clubs

Port chief Keith Thomas admits the future of the club's long-standing state league outfit could be in jeopardy

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Sun, 29 Mar 2020 23:45:00 GMT article 390390 at www.afl.com.au
<![CDATA['Wildcard' finals still an option but time against it: Auld]]> https://www.afl.com.au/news/390386/-wildcard-finals-still-an-option-but-time-against-it-auld

Fixture boss Travis Auld not completely ditching plans to give teams who finished just outside the eight a chance to play finals

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Sun, 29 Mar 2020 23:08:00 GMT article 390386 at www.afl.com.au
<![CDATA['I did my absolute best to hold him accountable': Woosha on Cousins]]> https://www.afl.com.au/news/390381/-i-did-my-absolute-best-to-hold-him-accountable-woosha-on-cousins

John Worsfold opens up on Ben Cousins' self-inflicted downfall

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Sun, 29 Mar 2020 22:05:00 GMT article 390381 at www.afl.com.au