Essendon confirms that James Hird will not play an active role in the club's 2014 campaign when he returns from suspension.
Richmond claims fourth straight win, beating West Coast by 17 points, but Tigers forward Ty Vickery will dominate all reviews of the contest.
When the AFL used to have their "Rivalry Round", it generally fixtured Sydney to play Brisbane. It seemed a curious choice, one borne out pragmatism than in keeping with the theme of the round.
Fed up with sniping from Victorian rivals about Sydney’s talent-laden list and recruiting coups, Swans chairman Andrew Pridham has named it a “targeted attack” that he refuses to tolerate.
Greg Baum paints a sketch of a typical post-match presser.
You know that feeling when you've been away for a while and you get back to work?
Taylor Walker is not overstating it when he says his life changed on the April day last year he went down on one knee at the MCG. It was two days after his 23rd birthday - 'Tex' is an Anzac Day baby - and the Adelaide spearhead marvels still at the differences now in his 24-year-old self.
All the ins and outs for the second half of round 18 of the 2014 AFL premiership season.
It's a Friday night prime-time clash between two teams who will miss the finals in 2014. That wouldn't have been the thinking of the AFL when this match-up was scheduled last year.
As far Sydney Swans chairmen and inflammatory acts are concerned, the benchmark was set years ago, and high.