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.
Suns captain Gary Ablett has urged Karmichael Hunt to resist overtures from rugby league and remain with the Gold Coast club.
St Kilda skipper Nick Riewoldt and Fremantle defender Luke McPharlin have both accepted one-match suspensions and will miss their respective matches in this weekend’s Round 19 of the 2011 AFL Toyota Premiership.
Melbourne Demons Chief Executive Cameron Schwab has confirmed that the club has the financial clout to match the $1 million a year deal currently on the table for Tom Scully from the Greater Western Sydney franchise.
The Brisbane Bombers, who are attempting to gain entry into the NRL for the 2013 season, have expressed interest in luring AFL convert Karmichael Hunt back to rugby league.
The Richmond Tigers’ may have been out of form since their AFL Round 10 loss to Port Adelaide in Darwin, but that defeat and the subsequent few weeks of misery have only served as incentive for the club according to their coach Damien Hardwick, who said they were ready to bounce back against the Gold Coast this Saturday.
A third party deal between Tom Scully and Melbourne businessmen could be that catalyst in keeping the young Demon at the club.
Gold Coast Suns fans can breathe a huge sigh of relief after scans revealed that star midfielder Gary Ablett’s knee injury is not as severe as first thought.
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