Fremantle may have dodged a bullet against an impressive Carlton at Patersons Stadium.
All the ins and outs for round 19 of the 2014 AFL premiership season.
Mick Malthouse concedes that losing consistently by narrow margins is a problem for a club and is not simply a case of a side suffering bad luck at the end of games.
In a week full of chatter about jabs and hooks, the AFL's chief gets in on the act.
The AFL Players Association launches effort to balance the negative perception growing around the concept.
Gillon McLachlan’s admission that the AFL had not worked closely enough with its two biggest stadiums has been warmly welcomed by both the MCG and Etihad with the relatively new Docklands Stadium boss Paul Sergeant conceding his venue too had been part of the problem.
Essendon midfielder Brendon Goddard has declared the Sydney Swans are ‘without deficiencies’ as the Bombers start their uncertain march towards finals.
Mick Malthouse has been working with aspiring sports journalists, assisting them to stay on the “straight and narrow.”
The AFL has condemned a homophobic slur by one of Port Adelaide’s corporate sponsors, but the league’s offer of counselling with a prominent activist has been deemed unnecessary by the club.
While the Bart and James Cummings combination is confident there will be more than a hint of new talent sprinkled between their training bases in Melbourne and Sydney this spring, the family partnership did confirm its staying flagship would be prepared for a fifth spring carnival.