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‘Like watching your own son play’: AFL great chokes back tears over nephew’s debut

AFL great Shaun Burgoyne has fought back tears as he announced his nephew would make his debut for Port Adelaide this weekend. Burgoyne, a four-time premiership player who is now in his first season at the Power in an off-field mentoring role, congratulated Jase Burgoyne on his call up to face Fremantle at Optus Stadium …

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Essendon Bombers $2 million cap space, off-season plans, young list build, targets, trade news, rumours whispers, free agency, Jordan De Goey

The cashed-up Bombers have money to spend this off-season. The Herald Sun reported last week Essendon has “well over” $2 million in cap space as the club assesses the trade and free agency space. But what’s the best strategy for the club to allocate its funds? Watch every blockbuster AFL match this weekend Live & …

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Josh Dunkley out contract, Essendon Bombers, Western Bulldogs, Luke Jackson, Western Australian clubs, Fremantle, West Coast, Melbourne Demons

The Dogs have shifted their attention to re-signing Josh Dunkley as rivals circle. Plus the latest on Luke Jackson amid concerns from the Dees he could look to head home. Get all the latest player movement news in AFL Trade Whispers! Watch every blockbuster AFL match this weekend Live & Ad-Break Free In-Play on Kayo. …

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Gold Coast Suns, list management, out of contract players, re-signings, Touk Miller, Stuart Dew contract, Rhyce Shaw

October, 2018, the Gold Coast Suns were at their lowest ebb. Co-captains Tom Lynch and Steven May had gone to Victorian clubs, with the former taken to task by then-teammate Touk Miller on the way out. Since 2015, the club had lost Dion Prestia (Richmond), Charlie Dixon (Port Adelaide), Jaeger O’Meara (Hawthorn), Adam Saad (Essendon) …

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Federal Court punishes energy provider Origin with record fine

An energy provider has been struck with a record penalty for showing “complete disregard” to customers experiencing financial hardship. The Federal Court has slapped Origin Energy with a record $17m penalty after the electricity provider was found to be failing in its obligation to protect customers experiencing hardship and payment problems. The penalty is the …

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AFL: High-profile Hawk Chad Wingard suffers fresh injury setback

Chad Wingard had just shaken a calf injury but will miss several more games because of a new training setback. Chad Wingard won’t join fellow All-Australian Jack Gunston and rising star Will Day in returning for Hawthorn on Sunday after suffering a hamstring setback. Wingard was on track to be fit to play against Greater …

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Draft order, picks, prospects, AFL Women’s, how to watch, players, teams, news

For the first time, all 18 AFL clubs are represented at the AFL Women’s draft, as the class of 2022 begin their footy careers. The four expansion teams – Sydney, Hawthorn, Port Adelaide and Essendon – are filling out their lists by making the first 13 selections in tonight’s draft. Sydney selected 180cm midfielder Montana …

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AFL news: Tom Stewart banned after Dion Prestia bump, AFL Tribunal, video, reaction

Geelong’s Tom Stewart has been handed a monstrous ban after he left an opponent face down in the turf following an off the ball hit. Geelong will be without Tom Stewart for a month after the star defender learned his fate at the AFL Tribunal on Tuesday night. The Cats had earlier in the proceedings …

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Protected area rule changed, video, how does the rule work, example, Matt Guelfi Essendon vs St Kilda incident

The AFL has tweaked the protected area rule, following criticism about 50-metre penalties being given unfairly against some players. The league has informed clubs that players can now infringe the 10-metre protected area if they have “split” from their opponent and are trying to run with them. Previously players were allowed to follow their opponent …

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