Nic Naitanui tackle: Mick Malthouse slams AFL Tribunal over suspension

Nic Naitanui tackle: Mick Malthouse slams AFL Tribunal over suspension

Updated May 11, 2018 13:05:27 Photo: Former Collingwood and West Coast coach Mick Malthouse. May 16, 2015 (AAP: Julian Smith) Former West Coast Eagles coach Mick Malthouse has torn strips off the AFL over the one-match suspension handed to Nic Naitanui for a rough tackle, branding the decision a “disgrace”. …

Nic Naitanui tackle, Tom Hawkins brush with referee seeing AFL forget what’s important

Nic Naitanui tackle, Tom Hawkins brush with referee seeing AFL forget what’s important

Updated May 11, 2018 09:05:40 Photo: Tom Hawkins was handed a week’s suspension for his brush with the umpire in Geelong’s win over GWS. (AAP: Stefan Postles) The AFL has endured an agonising debate about changes to the way the game is played. Yet there are some innovations that are …

Wilkinson launches "landmark" racism case against AFL

May 10, 2018. Former Gold Coast AFL player Joel Wilkinson speaking to media at Shine Lawyers offices in Melbourne about his case against the AFL over racism and sexual harassment. Wilkinson says his career was cut short because of racism. Wilkinson’s lawyer Will Barsby says two more former players have …

Joel Wilkinson says ‘the world is watching’ as he looks to take the AFL to court over ‘systemic racism’

Joel Wilkinson says ‘the world is watching’ as he looks to take the AFL to court over ‘systemic racism’

Posted May 10, 2018 12:40:56 Related Story: Former Suns player Wilkinson takes AFL to court over alleged racial abuse, sexual harassment Former Gold Coast Suns player Joel Wilkinson says there are systemic problems of racism in the AFL as he seeks to take legal action against the sport for abuse …

Women in sport: Lesser-known competitions like roller derby flourish with popularity of women’s AFL

Women in sport: Lesser-known competitions like roller derby flourish with popularity of women’s AFL

Posted May 10, 2018 08:24:56 Photo: Roller derby is getting a boost from AFLW, players Nicole Linard and Allison Hadfield have found. (ABC Central Victoria: Stephanie Corsetti) Country women playing sport have become even more active since the high-profile launch of women’s AFL. Regional Victorian coaches are reporting more women …

Nic Natanui’s suspension at AFL tribunal for tackle on Karl Amon slammed by fans and former players

Nic Natanui’s suspension at AFL tribunal for tackle on Karl Amon slammed by fans and former players

Updated May 10, 2018 07:33:09 Photo: Nic Naitanui will miss one match for what appeared to be a standard tackle on the Power’s Karl Amon. (AAP: Tony McDonough) Related Story: Naitanui sidelined as rough tackle ban upheld by AFL tribunal Nic Naitanui’s one-match ban for his tackle on Port Adelaide’s …

Nic Naitanui tackle ban upheld by AFL tribunal after West Coast Eagles challenge ruling

Nic Naitanui tackle ban upheld by AFL tribunal after West Coast Eagles challenge ruling

Updated May 09, 2018 19:43:20 Photo: Nic Naitanui’s tackle resulted in Karl Amon suffering a delayed concussion, the Power said. (AAP: Tony McDonough) West Coast ruckman Nic Naitanui will miss Saturday’s away clash with Greater Western Sydney after the Eagles unsuccessfully challenged his one-game suspension for rough conduct. The Eagles …

Former Gold Coast Sun preparing to sue the AFL over alleged racial vilification and sexual harassment

Former Gold Coast Sun preparing to sue the AFL over alleged racial vilification and sexual harassment

Former Gold Coast Suns player Joel Wilkinson is preparing to sue the AFL over alleged racial vilification and sexual harassment during his playing career. Foundation Suns defender Wilkinson, who was delisted after playing 26 games in three seasons, last featured in the AFL in 2013. Brisbane-based Shine Lawyers said the …

Joel Wilkinson, former Gold Coast Suns player, takes action against AFL over alleged racial abuse, sexual harassment

Joel Wilkinson, former Gold Coast Suns player, takes action against AFL over alleged racial abuse, sexual harassment

Updated May 09, 2018 13:55:18 Photo: Joel Wilkinson alleges he was subjected to discrimination and harassment by AFL and Gold Coast Suns staff. (AAP Image: Joe Castro) Former Gold Coast Suns player Joel Wilkinson will begin legal action against the AFL, seeking compensation for racial abuse and sexual harassment during …