AFL News

Why women's sport still suffers battle of the codes

Why women's sport still suffers battle of the codes

For all the life Australia breathes into women's sport and the inspirational stories we hear every day, there's one depressing account that's still a far too often occurrence. 5 Sep 2019
The busiest woman in AFLW: Pies' Fowler soaring on and off field

The busiest woman in AFLW: Pies' Fowler soaring on and off field

Rugby sevens player, Queensland paramedic, AFLW for Collingwood, working for Rugby Victoria, ambassador for the Fight Cancer Foundation Footy Colours Day...there aren't many days on the couch for the AFLW's busiest ruckwoman. 4 Sep 2019
The time for female footy umpires is nigh

The time for female footy umpires is nigh

Now that the AFLW is in full flight, will we continue to see female umpires breaking ground in the AFL? 28 Aug 2019
Team of the Year winner didn't know award existed

Team of the Year winner didn't know award existed

Brand new Tigers' recruit Alice Edmonds is a reigning VFLW Team of the Year entrant...but she didn't even know such a thing existed until she was called on stage. 23 Aug 2019
Patience of a Saint: McCarthy's journey from heart-stopping surgery to St Kilda glory

Patience of a Saint: McCarthy's journey from heart-stopping surgery to St Kilda glory

If you scratch beneath the surface, so many of the AFLW contenders this season have amazing backstories. But you'd be hard-pressed to find one more inspiring than Kate McCarthy's. 12 Aug 2019
The most beautiful in the world...

The most beautiful in the world...

Optus Stadium has been named the most beautiful sports facility in the world in the Prix Versailles 2019 international architecture awards. 19 Jul 2019
Majak cover story: sport’s power to inspire change

Majak cover story: sport’s power to inspire change

Robert Drane’s incredible feature in the August 2019 edition of Inside Sport isn’t just a feel-good story about increasing numbers of players of Sudanese heritage popping up in Australian rules. 12 Jul 2019
Gabba a go for Lions

Gabba a go for Lions

After three AFLW seasons including two Grand Final appearances, the Brisbane Lions will finally play of the Gabba. 12 Jul 2019
Lions sign Queensland NPLW striker

Lions sign Queensland NPLW striker

Brisbane Lions have signed NPL Women's Queensland forward Greta Bodey ahead of the 2020 AFLW season. 4 Jul 2019
Stephenson: It was incredibly naive...

Stephenson: It was incredibly naive...

Collingwood youngster Jaidyn Stephenson has accepted the blame for the betting scandal which as seen him banned for 10 games, with another 12 games suspended, and fined $20,000. 19 Jun 2019
Magpie cops ban for betting scandal

Magpie cops ban for betting scandal

The AFL today suspended Collingwood’s Jaidyn Stephenson for 22 matches, with 12 matches to be suspended, and fined him $20,000 for betting on AFL matches. 19 Jun 2019
Groves leaves Bulldogs

Groves leaves Bulldogs

Premiership coach Paul Groves has resigned as head coach at the Western Bulldogs. 17 Jun 2019
Facebook to show AFL, AFLW, NRLW and NRL

Facebook to show AFL, AFLW, NRLW and NRL

Facebook is set to expand sports broadcasting in Australia in a new deal for it to show men's and women's AFL and NRL highlights. 13 Jun 2019
Dale Thomas dropped by Carlton teammates

Dale Thomas dropped by Carlton teammates

Carlton’s leadership group today dropped teammate Dale Thomas for this weekend's game over his boozing at a fundraiser event last Friday. 28 May 2019
NAB League Girls Final - Showdown in the making

NAB League Girls Final - Showdown in the making

It’s a massive weekend ahead for the girls from both the Northern Knights and the Calder Cannons, as they face off in the 2019 NAB League Girls Grand Final. 24 May 2019
June 2019 issue of Inside Sport on sale now

June 2019 issue of Inside Sport on sale now

As we settle in for another long and chilly winter, the action on our footy fields has turned white-hot, with Australia’s Sporting Magazine here to deliver more in-depth analysis and superb long-form sports writing. 16 May 2019
Irish camogie jet recruited by Lions

Irish camogie jet recruited by Lions

The Brisbane Lions have an Irish recruit with Orla O’Dwyer joining the den for 2020. 10 May 2019
Staunton suffers double leg break

Staunton suffers double leg break

AFLW player Cora Staunton has suffered a serious injury while playing in the AFL Sydney Premier Division Women’s competition. 5 May 2019
Pocket Profile: AFLW hopeful Molly McDonald

Pocket Profile: AFLW hopeful Molly McDonald

Molly McDonald is an up-and-coming AFLW star, who has been pushing hard to make it to the big time. 5 May 2019
Lugg welcomed to den

Lugg welcomed to den

Former Adelaide Crow Rheanne Lugg is headed to Queensland after signing with the Brisbane Lions for 2020. 30 Apr 2019
Updated AFLW 2020 lists

Updated AFLW 2020 lists

With the completion of the AFLW Sign and Trade Period, we're here to bring you the updated squad lists. 26 Apr 2019