Jack Higgins stuns with controversial AFL goal in Tigers' win over Magpies Richmond's Jack Higgins produces a contender for goal of the year against Collingwood, but should it have been allowed? Iranian immigrant, 35, admits murdering his wife by stabbing her multiple times three days after she refused When West Coast and Collingwood meet at the MCG this weekend it will be a clash of well matched-quality, but vastly differing styles. Len Incigneri  . Alesha MacPhail's father 'watched porn in bed with his girlfriend on night his daughter, 6, disappeared' as By Lucy Robinson and Glen Moret Risk of footy injuries is up to six times higher for women, but research is lacking The growing number of girls and young women playing AFL has brought with it a rise in serious injuries on the field.
By Jesse Thompson Geelong Cats need to avoid becoming a fading AFL finals force Geelong has struggled to make an impact in the AFL finals since its most recent premiership in so the pressure is building on the Cats ahead of facing the Demons, writes Corbin Middlemas.
Melbourne Football Club
After widespread condemnation, a suburban Australian rules football club apologises to an opposing player whose jaw was shattered in a recent game, in an act described by Port Adelaide's AFL coach as "uncontrolled" and "cowardly". Your bum is usually reserved for sitting, but diehard Richmond fan Ryan Wilhelm had other ideas after the Tigers won the flag last year. The two teams competed annually over the next three years for the Hampson-Hardeman Cup. Hawks, Magpies lock up double chance, as Crows, Cats and Tigers win The Hawks win the latest thriller over the Swans to wrap up a top-four spot, the Crows thrash the Blues, the Cats hammer the Suns, the Tigers edge the Bulldogs and the Magpies finish over the top of Freo. Melbourne started strongly, being second after round 12, however losing momentum by round 19 appeared unlikely to play finals, then wins against Western Bulldogs, Geelong at Geelong where Melbourne had not won since the late sand Essendon in round 22, placed the club seventh and a finals berth, only to lose the Elimination Final to Geelong by 55 points. It's a grand final meeting nobody would have predicted before the season, but one that looms as a potential classic — but for the West Coast Eagles and Collingwood, premiership glory is the only thing on their mind.
Nineteen-year-old Tony Olango has been charged with aggravated assault after an alleged incident in his home town of Darwin, the ABC can reveal. Mark Neeld 3 Neil Craig 4. He wants it to stop photos A mining disaster could spell the end of an iron ore giant — and deliver a windfall to Australia. In the Demons did even better, reaching their first Grand Final in 24 years, only to be defeated, again, by Hawthorn. By Michael Dulaney for Fierce Girls.