Western Australia

‘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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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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Team news, Queensland Reds snubbed, James O’Connor, Quade Cooper, Dave Rennie

The Dan McKellar effect is taking full force, with only one Queensland Reds player picked in the Wallabies’ first Test team of the year. Instead, Dave Rennie has rewarded McKellar’s Brumbies for their strong season by naming 12 players from Australia’s best performing Super Rugby franchise of the in his squad to take on England …

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Jimmy Brings, Sydney Roosters, Luke Keary concussion, Wests Tigers, bosses, spotted, Grappa, Tim Sheens, news, highlights

The Sydney Roosters are rallying around champion five-eighth Luke Keary as the three-time premiership-winner deals with his latest fight against concussion. The Roosters have long been regarded as the benchmark club when it comes to dealing with players who have sustained repeated head knocks. Champion backrower, NSW and Australian captain Boyd Cordner was forced into …

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Cath Cox’s bold Super Netball Grand Final prediction, West Coast Fever vs Melbourne Vixens, preview

The two best teams will meet in the Super Netball Grand Final and an Aussie netball legend is believed an upset is on the cards. After the closest season ever and three nailbiting finals, the Super Netball Grand Final is finally here. And it’s only fitting the two teams who dominated the regular season, the …

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Ford Motor Company provides loan to Liontown Resources to develop Kathleen Valley lithium mine

A $545 million lithium mine in Western Australia has been approved for development after its owners, ASX-listed Liontown Resources, signed a deal today with US giant Ford Motor Company to supply the battery metal and back the project with a massive loan. Key points: The Kathleen Valley lithium mine, 680km north-east of Perth, is targeting …

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Luke Jackson West Coast Eagles, Nic Naitanui interview, Carlton Blues list strategy

Carlton’s boss says the club faces a “challenging” but “doable” list management situation. Plus an Eagles superstar insists he won’t be trade bait as he gave the club its blessing to chase a Demon. Get the latest player movement news and updates in AFL Trade Whispers! Watch every blockbuster AFL match this weekend Live & …

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Matt Burton, $1 million, contract, Canterbury Bulldogs, NSW Blues, open market, teams, clubs

Phil Rothfield believes Matt Burton could command $1 million a season on his next contract as the Bulldogs try to ward off rival approaches for the latest Origin superstar. Fresh off his dream debut in the Blues’ 44-12 game two win over Queensland, Burton’s asking price has sky rocketed and can only increase further by …

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Lachie Neale contract, Brisbane Lions, trade to Fremantle, wife Jules, extension, free agent

Brownlow medalist Lachie Neale has recommitted to Brisbane Lions for an additional three years, effectively ruling out any chance of a move back to Fremantle. The Lions announced on Tuesday that Neale, 29, had penned a three-year extension beyond the end of next season, taking him through until the end of 2026. Neale last year …

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