For a league that has long pined for exposure and relevance overseas, the AFL could be presented with a golden opportunity to make a mark in the U.S. -- if they're brave enough to do so, writes Niall Seewang.
What would happen if the AFL as we knew it died, and we were given another chance to establish the competition? ESPN.com.au canvasses several opinions looking at teams, finals, the fixture, salary cap, stadia, AFLW and more.
Despite no live action to assess, ESPN.com.au draft expert Chris Doerre has revealed his first Power Rankings of the 2020 draft, having scrutinised the prospects' 2019 seasons closely.
From the worst locker rooms in the league to the best theme songs and social media burner accounts, we spoke to several AFL captains for the first edition of AFL Confidential.
Who are the players we can't wait to watch in action this season? Whether they be stars of the competition, guns returning from injury, traded players or top draftees, we've compiled a list of our 20 must-watch players. Here, we unveil those ranked 10-1.
Now that all the trades are done and dusted, our AFL experts discuss the biggest question marks hanging over each club heading into 2020.
For decades, Tasmania has craved a standalone AFL team without getting the green light. But a fresh push is gathering momentum. Here's all you need to know.
Who can spoil Richmond's party next year, or will the Tigers prevail again? And who will be the big risers and sliders? Let's take an early stab at how things will stack up next year with our way-too-early ladder predictions for 2020.
In the last Round Table of season 2019, our experts rank the Giants' year, debate which team can most threaten Richmond's quest for back-to-back flags and rate the AFL's assistant package to Gold Coast.
Join Matt Walsh, Niall Seewang, Jake Michaels and Christian Joly from Champion Data for some of the best analysis and insight on the ESPNfootytips AFL podcast.
'Metres gained' has become the sexy statistic that's synonymous with modern footy, but what does it mean and just how valuable is it? ESPN and Champion Data have joined forces to break down everything metres gained and explain what it all means.
He's had eight concussions over his short career and won't be the best No. 1 pick to play the game, but Paddy McCartin might just be the most important first pick in history, writes Matt Walsh.
Melbourne's midfield woes are personified by Angus Brayshaw, who is fantastic in the contest but sloppy on the outside. That's why they should consider putting his name on the trade table to target Lachie Whitfield, writes Niall Seewang.
Who are the players we can't wait to watch in action this season? Whether they be stars of the competition, guns returning from injury, traded players or top draftees, we've compiled a list of our 20 must-watch players. Here, we unveil those ranked 10-1
As he continues to assess the top 20 of recent drafts, ESPN.com.au's Chris Doerre looks back at 2017 and gives a surprise top selection in hindsight.
The challenge: Pick a 'best 18' featuring only one player from every AFL club. The results? Check them out and vote on which team is strongest!
You might not have fully embraced the AFLX concept, but there's good reason to support your AFL club's players getting involved, writes Matt Walsh.
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