Travis Cloke says Collingwood's on-field leaders need to take a stronger stance but has warned the Magpies' detractors not to "wipe us off" as the club fights to make the finals.
The Essendon board meeting that ratified coach Mark Thompson’s ownership of the team for the remainder of the season also debated whether James Hird should return at all as senior coach for the 2015 and 2016 seasons.
Melbourne boss Peter Jackson admits the club could move away from its coaching succession plan come Paul Roos' departure at the end of 2016.
Paul Roos needed the lure of a succession plan for him to accept the Melbourne coaching role late last season.
What is Ty Vickery's✓ right whack? This is now a question for the AFL tribunal when it sits on Tuesday.
The AFL career of pugnacious Richmond forward Jake King has come to an end after the 30-year-old announced his retirement on Monday afternoon.
Fremantle coach Ross Lyon has already declared ruckman Aaron Sandilands, forward Hayden Ballantyne and midfielder Stephen Hill starters for Thursday night’s clash against Carlton
John Longmire will have further talks with Adam Goodes about his future in the next "few weeks", with the Swans coach hinting the dual Brownlow medallist is in good enough form to push on for another year.
Collingwood is always a victim of bloated expectations. A football club with a massive membership, huge following and the game’s most outspoken president guarantees headlines whether it’s performing or not.
Let’s red card the idea of introducing a red card system into the AFL before it gets too far.