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Geelong thump injury-hit Saints in AFL

St Kilda defender Dylan Roberton has been taken to hospital after collapsing during his side's 47-point loss to Geelong at Kardinia Stadium.

Hawks cop key injuries in dominant win against Dismal Dees

Hawthorn small forwards Cyril Rioli and Paul Puopolo could be out of action for several weeks after they were hurt in the big win over Melbourne.

Stringer stars as Dons hand Port first defeat of season

Essendon have rebounded from two losses to hand Port Adelaide their first setback of the AFL season, a 22-point defeat at Etihad Stadium on Sunday.


Eagles vs. Suns

Kennedy kicks 5, Eagles thrash Suns

West Coast have notched their third-straight AFL win with an 80-point thumping of Gold Coast at Optus Stadium, highlighted by Josh Kennedy kicking five goals.


Roos vs. Blues

Brown boots 5 as Roos crush Blues

North Melbourne have thrashed Carlton by 86 points in their AFL clash at Bellerive Oval, with Ben Brown booting five goals for the Kangaroos.


Bulldogs vs. Swans

Swans hold off Dogs in tight clash

The Western Bulldogs only had themselves to blame as Sydney won an entertaining clash at Etihad Stadium.


Tigers vs. Lions

Dusty kicks six as Tigers maul limp Lions

Richmond have handed Brisbane a 93-point AFL thrashing at the MCG, with the Lions not managing a goal until the shadows of three-quarter time.


Giants vs. Dockers

GWS hang on for win over Dockers

Greater Western Sydney have secured their third win of the AFL season, overcoming extreme winds in Canberra to defeat Fremantle by 31 points.


Crows vs. Magpies

Magpies stun Crows with 48-point win

A five-goal haul from first-year midfielder Jaidyn Stephenson has helped propel Collingwood to a 48-point AFL win over Adelaide.


Eagles vs. Cats

Ablett injured as Eagles beat Cats

Three Geelong players have been injured as West Coast launched a late fightback to snatch a 15-point AFL win in Perth.


Dogs vs. Bombers

Wayward Dogs hold off Bombers for first win

The Western Bulldogs have scored their first win of the AFL season, defeating Essendon by 21 points at Etihad Stadium.


Tigers vs. Hawks

Tempers flare as Tigers beat Hawks

Hawthorn rallied in the last quarter, but Richmond had done enough to hand the Hawks their first loss of the season.


Swans shade Giants in Sydney derby

Sydney have joined cross-town rivals Greater Western Sydney at 2-1 on the AFL ladder after beating the Giants by 16 points at the SCG.

Demons snap 17-game hoodoo against North

Max Gawn and Jesse Hogan have starred for Melbourne as they beat North Melbourne for the first time since 2006.


Blues vs. Pies

Magpies' blitz seals win over Blues

Collingwood have kicked 10 answered goals to secure their first AFL win of the season, defeating Carlton by 24 points at the MCG.


Geelong vs. Hawthorn

Hawks stun Cats in Easter Monday thriller

Hawthorn have scored a stunning one-point AFL win over Geelong at the MCG on Easter Monday.


Sydney Swans vs Port Adelaide

Port Adelaide stun Sydney at SCG

Port Adelaide have kicked 10 goals to six after halftime to score a 23-point win over Sydney at the SCG.

Westhoff rates Swans win among Port's best

Veteran utility Justin Westhoff regards Port Adelaide's win over Sydney at the SCG on Sunday as one of the best he has participated in.


West Coast vs Western Bulldogs

Eagles add to Bulldogs' woes

Liam Ryan and Daniel Venables gave West Coast fans a glimpse of their future AFL forward line, sharing six goals in a 51-point win over Western Bulldogs.


Fremantle vs. Essendon

Dockers turn up pressure to beat Bombers

Fremantle have turned the defensive pressure up a notch to beat Essendon 16.10 (106) to 14.6 (90) at the new Optus Stadium.


Lions vs Demons

Melbourne hold on for win in Brisbane

A little Jeff Garlett magic has helped Melbourne hold on for a 26-point AFL win over a gutsy Brisbane at the Gabba.


Collingwood vs GWS Giants

Injuries mar GWS's tight win over Pies

Collingwood's Tim Broomhead suffered a broken leg and GWS star Tom Scully was stretchered off with an ankle injury early in the Giants' 16-point win at the MCG.


Carlton vs. Gold Coast

Lynch destroys Blues again

A year after kicking his biggest goal haul against Carlton, Tom Lynch has done it again.


Roos vs. Saints

Saints seek answers after AFL shocker

St Kilda coach Alan Richardson saw some worrying enough signs in his side's 52-point loss to North Melbourne on Good Friday to call a crisis meeting.

Brown fires Kangaroos past sloppy Saints

North Melbourne have scored an emphatic 52-point win over St Kilda in the AFL's Good Friday showpiece clash at Etihad Stadium.


Crows down Tigers in grand final rematch

Adelaide defeated Richmond by 36 points in Thursday night's AFL match at Adelaide Oval.

Redemption for the Crows! Josh Jenkins boots five goals and Rory Laird picks up 42 touches to help Adelaide to a six goal win over Richmond in the grand final replay.

Jake Michaels, ESPN Assistant Editor21d ago


West Coast vs. Sydney

Franklin kicks eight in win over Eagles

Sydney star Lance Franklin booted five goals in the opening half of his side's AFL win over West Coast at Optus Stadium.


Melbourne vs. Geelong

Cats welcome back Gaz with tight AFL win

Melbourne ruckman Max Gawn missed his easy set shot at goal in the last minute and Geelong held on to win by three points.


GWS Giants vs. Western Bulldogs

Giants smash Bulldogs in Canberra

Greater Western Sydney have smashed the Western Bulldogs by 82 points in their opening-round AFL clash at Canberra's UNSW Oval on Sunday.

Beveridge confirms Liberatore ACL injury

Premiership midfielder Tom Liberatore has suffered an ACL injury in the Western Bulldogs' AFL round one game against Greater Western Sydney.


Hawks vs. Magpies

Mitchell sets AFL record in Hawks win

Hawthorn onballer Tom Mitchell racked up 54 disposals in Saturday night's win over Collingwood, breaking the AFL record.


Gold Coast vs North Melbourne

Suns' Dew opens with wet win over North

Gold Coast made the best of torrential conditions in Cairns to give coach Stuart Dew a win in his first game in charge, against North Melbourne.


Port Adelaide vs Fremantle

Port's Ryder hurt in victory over Freo

Port Adelaide defeated Fremantle by 50 points in Saturday's AFL match at Adelaide Oval.


St Kilda vs Brisbane Lions

Lacklustre Saints survive scare from Lions

St Kilda have survived an opening-round scare from Brisbane, downing the Lions by 25 points at Etihad Stadium.

Round 1

Bombers snatch AFL thriller over Crows

A new-look Essendon have begun their AFL season with a bang, coming from behind in a scintillating fourth quarter to claim a 12-point victory over grand finalists Adelaide.

'No excuses' for Crows' round one AFL loss

Adelaide coach Don Pyke says injuries are no excuse for the Crows' opening-round AFL loss to Essendon.


Round 1

Blues lose, but reintroduce themselves to hope

For long-suffering Carlton fans, hope has been too dangerous to even ponder after several woeful seasons. Despite losing to Richmond on Thursday night, the Blues showed enough to have fans confident of a brighter future.

Carlton coach Brendon Bolton post-match says despite the defeat, there were some great signs of growth for the Blues.

Niall Seewang, ESPN Associate Editor28d ago


Round 1

Star Hawk Rioli ready to roll: Clarkson

Hawthorn star Cyril Rioli will play his first AFL match since round eight last year when the Hawks take on Collingwood.

Three debutants for Geelong in AFL

Geelong will play three first-gamers in Sunday's AFL clash with Melbourne.


Lions don't fear Dogs ahead of AFLW decider

The Brisbane Lions don't care how they got there - they're into their second AFLW grand final and they don't fear the Western Bulldogs.

AFLW: Crows lose; miss out on grand final

Collingwood have stormed home to beat Adelaide in the final match of the AFLW home and away season.

Dogs into AFLW GF with win over Demons

The Western Bulldogs have scored a tense win over Melbourne to book a place in the AFLW grand final.

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