AFL trade news 2022: Brodie Grundy drama, Collingwood star slams radio claim, Jason Horne-Francis Port Adelaide deal brewing

The AFL trading period is heating up on the 4th with surprise updates on some superstar talent in the market. Rumors surrounding Giants star Toby Greene, North Melbourne young gun Jason Horne-Francis and Gold Coast player Izak Rankine are intensifying on Day 4. However, Collingwood star Taylor Adam’s keyboard is ice cold after the Magpies … Read more

AFL trade news 2022: Big three-team trade emerges for Jason Horne-Francis, including West Coast Eagles, Port Adelaide

North Melbourne are reportedly in talks with two other teams over a deal that would see the club receive pick two in the upcoming AFL Draft in exchange for the young and sought-after Jason Horne-Francis. The Herald Sun reports that Port Adelaide, West Coast and North Melbourne are discussing a three-way swap that would see … Read more

John Farnham ‘touched’ by Robbie Williams’ dedication to AFL

Australian music legend John Farnham was “deeply moved” by singer Robbie Williams’ spectacular dedication to the AFL at the MCG. Before the Geelong vs. Sydney showdown, Williams took the stage and delivered a memorable 20-minute performance that included the iconic song you are the voice. “The next song is the unofficial national anthem of Australia,” … Read more

AFL Grand Final 2022: Tom Stewart criticized for podium snub video, Geelong vs Sydney

The Geelong Cats defender has faced backlash for his treatment of a young Auskicker during Saturday’s AFL grand final medal ceremony at the MCG. It has become a cherished tradition for the 23 Auskicker of the Year nominees to hand out the premiership medals to the victorious players at the season finale, but Stewart absolutely … Read more

AFL Grand Final 2022: Channel 7 ratings sink to all-time low, Geelong vs Sydney score

The 2022 AFL Grand Final was a ratings bomb for free-to-air broadcaster Channel 7, prompting calls for the marquee fixtures to become permanently a twilight fixture. According to OzTAMSaturday afternoon’s decider between Geelong Cats and Sydney Swans received 2.179 million viewers, making it the competition’s lowest rated decider on record. There were also 95,000 viewers … Read more

Sydney’s heavy defeat in the grand final puts the Swans on the hook for a quick recovery amid echoes of Port Adelaide in 2007

It’s the aftermath of an AFL grand final, and the rooms of the losing team are silent as a museum. An exciting team from outside Victoria and packed with young talent reached the decider a year or two earlier than expected, only to be demolished by an untouchable team from Geelong, who broke a decade-plus … Read more

‘I tried as hard as I could’: AFL grand final loss devastates Swan Chad Warner

Sydney rising star Chad Warner believes the Swans were “overwhelmed” in the grand final spotlight but remains excited about the future. Warner and defender Robbie Fox were Sydney’s best players on a bitterly disappointing day in which their nine-game winning streak came to an abrupt halt in an 81-point drubbing of Geelong. The 21-year-old running … Read more

Graham Cornes: Dangerfield deserved the Norm Smith

The city of Melbourne did its part. More than 100,000 people packed into the MCG to welcome the grand finale for the first time in three years. Melbourne’s unpredictable weather was perfect. The AFL did its job. The oft-maligned pre-match entertainment was probably the best of all. Nothing stirs up pregame emotions like Mike Brady … Read more

Geelong erupts in celebration as the Cats win the 2022 AFL Grand Final over the Sydney Swans

Cats fans have filled the streets of Geelong and Melbourne to celebrate their team’s rout of the Sydney Swans to claim the top spot in the AFL in 2022. Geelong defeated Sydney by 81 points to win 133-52 in front of 100,024 spectators. Fans marched down Ryrie Street in the Geelong CBD after the Cats’ … Read more

Watch Gary Ablett’s son Levi run across the AFL Grand Final banner with Geelong’s Joel Selwood amid rare disease fight

Levi, the son of Gary Ablett Jr, came through the Geelong banner in the AFL grand final in a beautiful moment with Cats captain Joel Selwood at the MCG. Gary and Jordan Ablett’s first child, Levi, is living with a rare, degenerative disease that has left the three-year-old unable to speak. WATCH THE VIDEO ABOVE: … Read more