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AFL Trade Period and Draft key dates for 2021

The powder is barely dry on another AFL season but that means the trade period is just around the corner. For 17 clubs, the next few months will be about improving their lists in the hope of winning a flag, for the Premiers Melbourne, it's about remaining at the top of the mountain.
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AFL trade news and rumours 2021: Rivals interested in Ben Long

The 2021 AFL trade and free agency periods are fast approaching. Stay tuned to Sporting News to ensure you don't miss any of the latest news. Uncontracted Hawthorn forward Tim O'Brien has reportedly caught the eye of Port Adelaide. According to SEN's Sam Edmund, the Power have enquired about O'Brien,...
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Olympian Peter Bol's cousin revealed as AFL grand final streaker

The male streaker who had to be contained by security guards during the AFL Grand Final in Perth has been revealed as the cousin of Olympic long-distance runner Peter Bol. Abra Bol invaded the pitch at three-quarter time of the Melbourne Demons' grand final win over the Western Bulldogs wearing nothing but underwear and running shoes, much to the excitement of the Optus Stadium crowd.

Anatomy of the loser AFL club: when is the sting of sporting failure worse?

When I was a kid, our family friend Lyn was my first introduction to a football devotee. In my house our team was Geelong, but we didn’t live and breathe their success or failure day to day. Lyn loved the Melbourne Football Club with a completeness that was both puzzling and brave. Puzzling in that I was not used to adults demonstratively adoring their interests like we did. Brave in that even then, I knew some teams were marked with a shadow, doomed to suffer.

Mitsubishi UFJ Trust & Banking Corp Acquires 82,948 Shares of Aflac Incorporated (NYSE:AFL)

Mitsubishi UFJ Trust & Banking Corp lifted its holdings in Aflac Incorporated (NYSE:AFL) by 15.2% in the second quarter, reports. The institutional investor owned 629,708 shares of the financial services provider’s stock after purchasing an additional 82,948 shares during the quarter. Mitsubishi UFJ Trust & Banking Corp’s holdings in Aflac were worth $33,790,000 at the end of the most recent reporting period.

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Newfoundland and Labrador reported 24 new confirmed cases of COVID-19 on Sunday as the province passed 300,000 completed tests. #covid19nfld. With the AFL season done and dusted, attention now turns to the @SANFL Grand Final. Tickets to Sunday’s big game went on sale at 11am and are already selling fast. 7NEWS Adelaide at 4pm and 6pm | #7SANFL #7NEWS.

AFL: Michelle and Steven Greene list Brighton East home for nearly $4M

Activewear moguls Michelle and Steven Greene are selling their Melbourne home with a $3.6million to $3.8million price guide. The Jaggad co-founders, who run the athleisure label with fellow footy couple Bec and Chris Judd, listed the Brighton East pad last week, reports The five-bedroom, three-bedroom property is considered one...

I’m a Celebrity Australia: AFL legend Nathan Buckley joins cast

Australian rules football great Nathan Buckley is set to appear on the new season of Channel 10’s I’m a Celebrity… Get Me Out of Here!. The AFL player-turned-senior coach, 49, is the latest star tipped to be heading into the jungle, according to a well-placed source. An eyewitness saw the...

A GRAND NEW FLAG: Demons end 57 years of AFL agony with 17 minutes of magic

The Demons, who hadn’t won a premiership since 1964, looked in serious trouble when Marcus Bontempelli kicked his third goal of the night to put his Dogs up by 19 points midway through the third quarter. But in front of 61,118 ravenous fans at Optus Stadium, it was time for...

“Just Another Day On The Surf Coast”

You can rely on a Grand Final swell on the Surf Coast, most years. A late September blast with good winds, coinciding with the AFL’s big dance. If you don’t care about footy – if you don’t know Gary Ablett from Gary Green – then grand final weekend on the Surf Coast is full of potential for empty waves, especially in recent years.

Eight contacts of NSW truckie awaiting COVID results

Eight people who came into contact with a COVID-positive truck driver from NSW have not yet been cleared of the virus. The Health Department said of the 56 close and casual contacts, 48 had tested negative, four results were pending and another four still had to be tested. All contacts are in quarantine.

AFL trade news: Cats’ asking price for Clark

Geelong's asking price for wanted speedster Jordan Clark is reportedly placed between Fremantle's first and second-round selections, according to The Herald Sun. The Dockers and Clark are believed to have met ahead of next week's exchange window, with the 21-year-old assessing his options to potentially return to his home state of Western Australia.