North Melbourne President James Brayshaw has labelled Collingwood President Eddie McGuire and his Hawthorn counterpart Jeff Kennett ‘fat cats’ after they derided the AFL’s decision to give cash handouts to clubs that are struggling financially.
The AFL have announced that they will pour money into the football departments of struggling clubs as the gap between the haves and the have nots in the league widens.
Following a number of blowout results in the AFL over the last few weeks, Collingwood coach Mick Malthouse has warned that such thrashings may be detrimental to the game.
The Gold Coast Suns million dollar man, Karmichael Hunt, looks set to spend the rest of the season in the reserves after reports the former rugby league star is ‘burnt out’.
Collingwood president Eddie McGuire has accused the Greater Western Sydney Giants of cheating after it was revealed that the AFL’s newest club has secured the services of highly rated Adelaide defender Phil Davis.
Former Demons legend Gary Lyon has agreed to return to the embattled Melbourne club as football director, however he has ruled out any possibility that he coach the club.
Dean Bailey has been sacked as coach of the Melbourne Demons in the wake of the clubs 186 point to loss to Geelong on the weekend.
Suns captain Gary Ablett has urged Karmichael Hunt to resist overtures from rugby league and remain with the Gold Coast club.
Collingwood defender Heath Shaw is working hard to sustain his form and fitness while serving a lengthy suspension, the 2011 Michael Tuck Medal winner set to return in time to play in the AFL finals in September.
Western Bulldogs coach Rodney Eade has rejected claims that he will coach the Crows next year, however the veteran coach remains uncontracted beyond the end of this season.
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