Carlton coach has been given the green light to continue blooding youth with a seventh debutant possible this round.
Jon Pierik Cricket Australia has growing concerns players are being "led up the garden path" in their pay fight and has declared it won't back down on plans to slash the revenue-share model.
Stathi Paxinos Collingwood president Eddie McGuire on Wednesday morning came out in passionate support for the embattled coach who has come under mounting pressure as the Magpies continue to rack up the losses.
James Buckley Kieren Jack will sit out at least two rounds of footy to nurse a hip injury he's carried since pre-season.
Kim Hagdorn West Coast small forward Jamie Cripps is bracing for up to a two months out of the game with an ankle injury he copped late into the Eagles thumping from Hawthorn at the MCG on Sunday.
Daniel Cherny St Kilda and North Melbourne are defending their high performance practices despite suffering from an early season bout of fadeouts.
Michael Lynch A-League's richest and best-resourced club crashed out of the finals after a 2-0 loss to Perth Glory.
Michael Gleeson West Coast didn't "roll over" in the second half of their loss to Hawthorn; rather, they were just broken by the Hawks, Eagles coach Adam Simpson said.
Michael Gleeson Hawthorn coach upset by suggestions that Cyril Rioli wanted to quit football and return to the Tiwi Islands.
Chris Roots Polarisation proved that his victory in the first running of the Sydney Cup two weeks ago was no fluke when repeated the effort in a re-run of the race at Randwick on Saturday.