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Eeewww! Footy Fan Hoiks Disgusting Mouthful Of Spit From The Top Deck

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How did the 'Behavioural Awareness Officers' miss this one?

Sport

Sport

Guess Which Footy Club's Stingy Fans Give The Least To Charity?

1 min read

Shame on you. Not only is your football team inept, you are also ungenerous.

Sport

Sport

CRUNCH! Elderly Lady Nails First Attempt At Tackle Bag

1 min read

Somebody, give this woman an AFLW contract.

Brandon Jack

Brandon Jack

What Going To An AFL Match Will Look Like In 2025

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It’s Saturday Night Footy in 2025. Tonight’s game between the Hawks and the Blues takes place at Avatar 2 Park, formerly known as Luke Skywalker Stadium, which was once Marvel Stadium.

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#antsrant

We've Got A Much Better AFL Idea Than 'Behavioural Awareness Officers'

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Last weekend we saw so-called 'Behavioural Awareness Officers' patrolling Marvel Stadium, threatening to remove anyone who had the audacity to barrack passionately for their team.

Megan Hustwaite

Megan Hustwaite

The Simple Solution To The AFL's OTT Fan Behaviour Crackdown

4 min read

“Footy ain’t what it used to be.”

Breaking

Breaking

Collingwood Star Cops 22-Week Ban For Betting On Own Club's Matches

1 min read

AFL star Jaidyn Stephenson will not play AFL football again until the finals.

Sport

Sport

Female Footballer's Ban For Playing In Men's Game Reduced

2 min read

The female footballer who copped a ban for playing in a men's team in country South Australia has had her penalty reduced.

Brekky Wrap

Brekky Wrap

Delivery Driver Nabbed Urinating At Customer's Front Door

3 min read

All the news you need to know this Tuesday.

Sport

Sport

Footy Fan Fury, As Stadium Boss Admits Crowd Feels 'Intimidated'

3 min read

Even the boss of Marvel Stadium now agrees with footy fans that the AFL's crackdown on crowd behaviour was over the top.

News

News

Eddie Betts Scored A Goal So Spectacular Even The Opposition Congratulated Him

1 min read

The goal is just another addition to the Eddie Betts highlight reel.

Sport

Sport

Adam Goodes And Wife Natalie Welcome Their First Child

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AFL star Adam Goodes and his wife Natalie Croker have welcomed a little, bouncing baby girl into the family.

Sport

Sport

Footy's Most Famous Fan Leads Backlash Against PC Police

3 min read

They've had enough. AFL fans are demanding the right to barrack with passion.

Sport

Sport

Network 10 To Broadcast Adam Goodes Film: The Final Quarter

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In 2015, Australia was divided over the treatment of one man, one footballer, one Indigenous leader.

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#antsrant

Goodes Doco Shows Why Australia Owes This Legend An Apology

3 min read

Channel 10 has secured exclusive rights to broadcast the new documentary The Final Quarter and I’m excited, because this is something every Australian should watch.

Sport

Sport

The Reason Adam Goodes Wasn't At The Premiere Of Doco About His Career

4 min read

The red carpet was lined with AFL greats past and present, but there was a glaringly obvious absence at Friday night's world premiere of 'The Final Quarter'.

Sport

Sport

Four Years On, The AFL Finally Apologises For Adam Goodes Booing Saga

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Four years after the retirement of Sydney Swans superstar Adam Goodes, the AFL has formally apologised for its failure to crack down on the racist booing directed his way.

Sport

Sport

Outrage As Female AFL Player Banned For Six Weeks For Playing Men's Game

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Casey McElroy took to the field during a men's AFL game because of a reserve shortage.

Sport

Sport

Carlton Coach Brendon Bolton Sacked

2 min read

At some point, it became obvious to everyone it just wasn't working.

Sport

Sport

AFL Fails In China Again, As Buses Take 'Fans' To Wrong Stadium

1 min read

The third AFL match in China was even flatter than the first two.

Sport

Sport

The Impossibly Unlikely Mathematical Pattern In The AFL Ladder

1 min read

The odds of this must be a million-to-one. Maybe a billion, or even a zillion.

Sport

Sport

'Rest Easy My Darling': AFL Star's Wife Tragically Passes Away

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Former Melbourne Demons captain Brad Green has shared a heart-breaking tribute following the sudden death of his wife, Anna. 

Sport

Sport

The Seven Greatest Indigenous AFL Players Of The 21st Century

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Getting these seven together on the field? Now that would be dream(time).

Sport

Sport

Kangaroos Hop Onto Footy Field And Stay Until Final Bounce

1 min read

There's nothing more Aussie than kangaroos and Australian rules football.

Sport

Sport

The Sydney Swans Have A Classy Response To Being Last On The AFL Ladder

2 min read

The Swan dive many predicted for years has finally happened.

Sport

Sport

Revealed: Why Demons Fan Viciously Attacked Disabled Hawks Fan

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Hawks fan Ben Ploegmakers has bravely explained how the sickening incident at the MCG this weekend came about.

Sport

Sport

An AFL Superstar Delivered A Two-Headed Cow Before A Match. No Bull.

1 min read

This really happened. Tom Hawkins, the 198 cm Geelong Cats dual-premiership winner, once had the weirdest morning before a match.

Luke McManus

Luke McManus

The AFL's New Rules Are A Joke And Only The Fans Can Fix Them

5 min read

The AFL has ignored the kicks and screams of fans over the outrageous $4.50 price tag spoiling the humble meat pie at the footy.

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#antsrant

The Last Word On When It's Taboo To Boo At The Footy

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In the last couple of weeks, there’s been a big hullabaloo over when to boo. A brouhaha over whether the boos have gone too far.

National

National

Aussie Rules Player Lucky To Escape Quadriplegia After Horror On-Field Accident

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A footballer has been released from a Melbourne hospital after suffering a broken neck during an AFL match on Saturday.

Sport

Sport

Thirty Essendon Fans Sick, Four Hospitalised, After $725 MCG Lunch

1 min read

An expensive lunch on ANZAC Day at the MCG has gone horribly wrong, with reports of up to 30 people treated by Ambulance Victoria.

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Views

If It's Okay To Play Footy On Anzac Day It's Okay To Play Rock Music Too

4 min read

For a nation that has spent most of its young life working to establish a brand identity based on our laid-back nature, Australia sure can be uptight.

Sport

Sport

Here's Why This Butt Cheek Tatt Of Eddie Betts Is Perfect

2 min read

Allow us to explain all of this.

Sport

Sport

Cry Along With A Footy Legend As He Reads His Dad's Name On Anzac Jersey

1 min read

Ron Barassi is not just A football legend but arguably THE football legend -- and not just because of his six premierships as a player and four as a coach.

Sport

Sport

The Wobbly Last Minute Kick That Destroyed A Million Hearts

1 min read

Poor old Carlton. The wooden spooners looked like they'd have their first win since July 2018. Nope.

Sport

Sport

Majak Daw's Touching Baby Announcement Months After Serious Fall

1 min read

AFL player Majak Daw continues his week of milestones, announcing his partner is pregnant.

Sport

Sport

Drunk With Greed? Some Football Clubs Have Up To Seven Alcohol Sponsors

3 min read

Our major footy teams are drowning in alcohol advertisements, and there is a push to ban it.

Sport

Sport

The Two Most Mysterious Tattoos In Australian Sport

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Why? Why does Tom Liberatore have a famous 'Simpsons' sequence tattooed on his arms?

Sport

Sport

The Demons Are Literally Going To Tear Down Online Bullies This Friday Night

1 min read

When the Melbourne Football Club run on to the MCG against Essendon on Friday night they'll be sending a message to keyboard warriors.

Megan Hustwaite

Megan Hustwaite

Why The AFLW's Top Award Needs To Be Named 'The Erin Phillips'

5 min read

“ERIN PHILLIPS WINS THE ERIN PHILLIPS MEDAL”.

Brekky Wrap

Brekky Wrap

New 'Consent Condoms' Can Only Be Opened With Four Hands

2 min read

All the news you need to know this Wednesday.

Sport

Sport

Donuts, Wine, Pants On Backwards: Wife's Hilarious Tribute To Retiring Footy Star

2 min read

There's a sombre note to the retirement of Western Bulldogs player Liam Picken, a man considered the heart and soul of his club.

#antsrant

#antsrant

Sorry To Burst Your Outrage Bubble But Eddie McGuire Meant No Harm

3 min read

Eddie McGuire once hosted a TV show called 'Who Wants To Be A Millionaire'. It probably should have been called 'Who Wants To Be A Silly Man On Air'.

Sport

Sport

'This Is Nuts': A Record-Breaking 53,000 People Attended The AFLW Grand Final

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A record crowd turned out to watch the Adelaide Crows take on Carlton in the AFLW Grand Final at the Adelaide Oval on Sunday.

Sport

Sport

Standing Ovation As Erin Phillips Is Stretchered Off During The AFLW Grand Final

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As Erin Phillips was stretchered off the field in the AFLW Grand Final, we were given a lesson in sports-womanship.

Brandon Jack

Brandon Jack

Is It Time For Eddie McGuire To Step Away From The Microphone?

4 min read

Did anyone else watch Eddie McGuire’s apology for the comments he made prior to the Swans Crows game and get this terrible feeling of déjà vu?

National

National

This Woman Ate A Footy Meat Pie With A Fork And It's Dividing The Nation

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It's an undisputed Aussie food icon: the humble meat pie. But this footy fan's method of eating it has people outraged.

Sport

Sport

Eddie McGuire Slammed After Mocking Double Amputee's AFL Coin Toss

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Commentator and Collingwood boss Eddie McGuire has come under fire for mocking how a woman tossed a coin at the Sydney Swans vs Adelaide Crows AFL match on Friday.

Sport

Sport

Check Out All These Other Spectacular Pics Of Tayla Harris Kicking

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That pic we've all been talking about? It wasn't a one-off. Far from it.

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Sport

Kick Like Tayla: Australian Personalities Give Iconic Photo Their Best Shot

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It's an AFLW photo that has already become an iconic image of women's sport, and now Australian personalities are doing their best to recreate it.

Sport

Sport

West Coast Strike Back Against Racism In The Most Excellent Way

2 min read

If you've ever heard anyone say "it's just a name and names can't hurt you", show them this video.

Brandon Jack

Brandon Jack

The Big Difference Between The 'Sexual Abuse' Of Dusty And Tayla

4 min read

The aftermath of the Tayla Harris situation has been fantastic.

Sport

Sport

Fury Over Yet Another AFL 'Monkey' Slur

1 min read

Another week, another social media coward slamming an AFL star.

Sport

Sport

Go Home Footy Ladders, You're Both Drunk

1 min read

This is disgraceful. Monday morning and you present yourself to the world looking like this.

Sport

Sport

AFL Boss Flags Bans For Brawlers After Frightening MCG Fight

1 min read

Ugly scenes in the outer like we saw last night will not go unpunished.

Sport

Sport

Don't Start Your AFL Season Without This Appallingly Catchy Song

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Last warning: You really don't have to listen to this.

Sport

Sport

Tatts The Way A Real Fan Shows Support For Tayla Harris

1 min read

It was already an iconic image that would live forever.

Sport

Sport

Hey AFLW, We Just Designed Your New Logo. You're Welcome.

1 min read

The AFLW logo is unevocative, which is a fancy way of saying it's boring and forgettable.

Brekky Wrap

Brekky Wrap

Man Shoots Himself After Throwing Gun At Cockroach

2 min read

All the news you need to know this Thursday.

Luke McManus

Luke McManus

Removing Tayla Harris' Photo Penalised Fans And Gave The Trolls A Free Kick

5 min read

The trolls and cowards may have huffed and puffed and beat their puny little chests, but the pros and we grownups ultimately won the day.

National

National

Removed AFL Photo Was Attacked With 'Reprehensible' Comments By 'Animals'

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The decision to delete a photo of AFLW star Tayla Harris after it was flooded by "reprehensible comments" is proving controversial.

Monday Footy Fix

Monday Footy Fix

'C-Word' Strikes Again In AFLW Farce

2 min read

Ladders are supposed to be something you can climb. But not the AFL Women's ladder.

News

News

Footy Club Offers Xboxes To Get Junior Recruits

1 min read

A Victorian country AFL club has come up with a counterintuitive way to get teenagers off the couch to play sport – offering them a free Xbox One console.

Sport

Sport

Angry AFL Fans Are Needlessly Hammering Bulldogs 'Thor' Jumpers

2 min read

Calm down, everybody. There's a strong argument that these guernseys are absolutely MARVEL-lous.

Sport

Sport

Not A Bright Idea: Fans Furious About Proposed Twilight AFL Grand Final

2 min read

We'll know on Thursday whether the AFL moves the Grand Final from its traditional 2:30 pm bounce to a twilight start.

Brekky Wrap

Brekky Wrap

Melbourne Cafe Slammed For 'Offensive' Disability Joke

3 min read

All the news you need to know this Thursday.

Sport

Sport

What The AFL Must Do After The Latest 'Cowardly' Racist Slur

2 min read

The fact that this headline contains the word "latest" is sickening.

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#RANTSHARWOOD

AFLX: The Horror Hybrid That Has Fans Asking AFL-WHY?

2 min read

AFLX happens tonight at Marvel Stadium -- a comic book version of Australia's favourite winter sport played at a venue named after a comic book movie franchise.

Brekky Wrap

Brekky Wrap

Woman, 19, Defends 62-Year-Old Husband Against Trolls Calling Him A 'Child Snatcher'

3 min read

All the news you need to know this Friday.

Brekky Wrap

Brekky Wrap

Man Violently Attacks His Attorney After Getting 47-Year Jail Sentence

2 min read

All the news you need to know this Thursday.

Sport

Sport

Conan O'Brien: 'I Knew This Was My Sport When I Saw The Short Shorts'

1 min read

US talk show host Conan O'Brien trained with the Sydney Swans yesterday in the glorious Sydney sunshine, because why not?

Brekky Wrap

Brekky Wrap

Woman Gives Birth While In Coma, Didn't Know She Was Pregnant

2 min read

All the news you need to know this Tuesday.

Sport

Sport

Disbelief And Anger At 'C-Word' Ruining The AFL Women's Season

1 min read

The AFL Women's season is a mess and fans are furious.

Sport

Sport

Watch This AFLW Player's Reaction To Being Selected, And Try Not To Cry

2 min read

We seem to have something in our eye as we write this.

Sport

Sport

AFL Star Majak Daw Says He Feels 'Blessed' After Bridge Fall

1 min read

After falling from a bridge last month, AFL player Majak Daw has thanked fans for their support and revealed he is on the mend.

Exclusive

Exclusive

The 10 Most Powerful Australian Photos From 2018

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Getty Images has given 10 daily an exclusive recap at the 10 most powerful Australian images in news and sport from the year.

Jackson Ryan

Jackson Ryan

The AFLX Is The Greatest Farce In Professional Sport

5 min read

The AFL is trying to jam an oval-shaped masterpiece into a rectangle-shaped hole.

Updated

Updated

AFL Star Majak Daw Injured In Fall From Bolte Bridge

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AFL star Majak Daw reportedly fell from Melbourne's Bolte Bridge into the Yarra River late on Monday night.

Brekky Wrap

Brekky Wrap

Queensland Fires Escalate And Amy Shark Dominates The ARIAs

4 min read

All the news you need to know this Thursday.

Celebrity

Celebrity

Natalie Portman Shows True Colours, Surprises Demons Training Session

1 min read

A Swan infiltrated a Demons training session on Wednesday morning.

Megan Hustwaite

Megan Hustwaite

If You Think The Grand Final Should Be Best Of Three You're Not A True AFL Fan

3 min read

You know what they say -- If it ain’t broke don’t throw tradition out the window and completely stuff up something which is perfectly fine just as it is!

Sport

Sport

New Embarrassing Low As Carlton Shafted From Prime Time TV

1 min read

It's official. Nobody wants to watch Carlton. Not even Carlton fans.

National

National

Former AFL Player Colin Sylvia Dies In Car Crash Age 32

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Former Melbourne and Fremantle AFL player Colin Sylvia has died age 32.

News

News

Former AFL Player Shane Mumford Filmed 'Snorting' White Powder

1 min read

Video showing the former AFL player snorting what appears to be a white powder has been circulated online.

Sport

Sport

Can We Handle A Footy And Cricket Season That Never Ends?

3 min read

It seems our biggest sports want to take over the entire sporting calendar.

Sport

Sport

We Rank The Nine New AFL Rule Changes From 'Hell Yeah!' To 'WTF'?

3 min read

The AFL has made a bunch of rule changes, as it threatened to do all season. Here they are and here's what people think about them:

Sport

Sport

The Real Reason Billy Slater Is Heading To St Kilda

2 min read

It is not the done thing for a parochial Queenslander to admit that he or she is happy residing in another state of Australia.

Sport

Sport

Thousands Of Angry Collingwood Fans Demand AFL Grand Final Review

2 min read

More than 3,700 Collingwood fans have signed a petition demanding the AFL review an umpiring decision that they claim cost them the Premiership.

Sport

Sport

Gang Of Youths Just Roasted A Footy Player Online After Their NRL Grand Final Performance

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Gang of Youths lit up the NRL grand final pre-match entertainment, and got to blast an AFL star in the process.

Music

Music

Will.i.am Defends Checking His Phone During AFL Grand Final

1 min read

Black Eyed Peas singer will.iam has assured fans that he wasn’t phunking with their hearts at yesterday’s AFL Grand Final performance.

Sport

Sport

Impossible Angle: Grand Final Hero Will 'Never Pay For Another Beer'

1 min read

As Eagles fans celebrated, a Wikipedia editor got a little excited too.

Sport

Sport

Collingwood Cheer Squad Burst Into Tears As Banner Rips

1 min read

Coach Buckley was on hand to save the day.

Sport

Sport

Best Coast Eagles Win Thrilling AFL Grand Final

8 min read

They did it. The Eagles have landed. 11.13 (79) to 11.8 (74).

Sport

Sport

The Simple Stat That Suggests Collingwood Is Unbeatable Today

2 min read

The Magpies are the strong bookies' favourites to win the AFL Grand Final against the West Coast Eagles. But there's another reason to lean heavily towards them.

Sport

Sport

Should Women's Sports Be Modified To Prevent Injury?

4 min read

Mick Malthouse's comments at a footy event where he called AFL a "man's game" prompted AFLW star Moana Hope walk out of the room.

Sport

Sport

Mick Malthouse Defends Women's AFL Comments After Moana Hope Walkout

1 min read

Former AFL coach Mick Malthouse has defended comments he made about the women's AFL league which prompted star Moana Hope to walk out of a public event.

Views

Views

If The AFL Was Fair The Grand Final Would Be In Perth

3 min read

Collingwood undoubtedly has an advantage against West Coast because of where the game will be played.

Megan Hustwaite

Megan Hustwaite

Behind The Scenes Of All The Glitz And Glam At Gownlow 2018

3 min read

Stepping into the stunning villa on the 33rd floor of Melbourne’s Crown Towers is like walking right into peak hour traffic.

Sport

Sport

Tom Mitchell Won Brownlow By Taking A Break From Kit Kats

2 min read

Mmmm, those crispy, crunchy chocolately fingers. Those delicious crunchy hexagons with sprinkly red stuff on them...

Sport

Sport

Tom Mitchell Wins The 2018 Brownlow Medal

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All the live looks, latest counting and other stuff that is catching our eye at the 2018 Brownlow Medal.