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Hird sacked; AFL TV rights at $2.5 b; Tribunal sits

    Hird sacked; AFL TV rights at $2.5 b; Tribunal sits

Three big stories today: James Hird Sacked AFL TV Rights announcement Tribunal: Who bit who? Update: Silvagni 4 weeks.

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Judgment Day for the Essendon 34

    Judgment Day for the Essendon 34

Our special thread has a collated history of the hearings up until today: http://www.bigfooty.com/forum/threads/judgement-day-the-verdict-discussion-2pm-tuesday-march-31st.1091559/ Essendon supporters can also talk with each other in their board: http://www.bigfooty.com/forum/forums/essendon.14/

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AFL Rich List: Your club’s finances rated.

    AFL Rich List: Your club’s finances rated.

AFL finances are an often murky and misunderstood area. We hope to shed some light on them for you by ranking the AFL clubs in terms of revenue. 1. Collingwood

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The AFL making it up as it goes along again

    The AFL making it up as it goes along again

If there is one thing the AFL does better than any other sport in the world, it is making up rules on the spot to solve a short term problem,

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Swans Shut Out

    Swans Shut Out

It hasn’t been a terribly enjoyable two weeks. My team lost a Grand Final in which we were widely tipped to win. We lost and we lost badly. It still is

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Matthew Priddis – 2014 Brownlow Medal Winner

    Matthew Priddis – 2014 Brownlow Medal Winner

With 627 touches – second most clearances and third most tackles in the AFL in 2014. A humble, hard-working footy player. » The Congratulations Matt Priddis Thread Video and Photo

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Essendon/Hird v ASADA – The Judgment

    Essendon/Hird v ASADA – The Judgment

In a resounding victory for ASADA, Justice John Middleton dismissed the applications made by James Hird and Essendon. Middleton has not set aside any show-cause notices. The 34 notices issued

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ASADA Show Cause Notices – all the links and clips

    ASADA Show Cause Notices – all the links and clips

BigFooty mod The_Wookie has been maintaining our thread of links and information on all ASADA events. A new thread has been set up full of links and videos covering the

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2014: The Year of Equality

All the talk in the off season from various Men Who Count at the AFL has been about Equalisation, and even though we covered this briefly in November,  I thought

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Bigfooty Offseason Report – Jan 11th-18th

On January 14th, The AFL announced changes to the eligibility rules for total games which now means that where previously only games played were counted in a players tally, now

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The AFL word for 2013 – “governance”

The achingly crap hipster neologism “selfie” has been given the official seal as 2013’s international word of the year. But for footy fans, that title undoubtedly belongs to the rather

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The AFL plans for equalisation

The AFL has recently returned from its sojourns with the NFL in America to try to resolve the thorny issue of Equalisation. Since the return, information has been coming to

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News Update 21/10/2013

The Australian Indigenous side has been defeated in the first test against Ireland after an Australain fightback failed in the

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Trade Update 20/10/2013

In case you’ve been under a rock for a few days, heres the most recent trade news. Bernie Vince has

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AFL News Update – 10/10/2013

The Lions board woes continue with Lions lawyers advising the club that Matthews is ineligble to stand for the Board

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AFL news as it happens – 9/10/2013

SYDNEY today unveiled restricted fee agent Lance Franklin after Hawthorn yesterday announced it would not be matching Sydney’s offer. The

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AFL news as it happened – 08/10/2013

Lance Franklins nine year, ten million dollar deal has been approved by the League, despite the reservations of the Commission. 

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AFL news as it happens – 7/10/2013

The Tigers have pounced on the first day of Trade Week 2o13 striking a deal with Carlton for ruckman Shaun

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AFL news as it happens – 1/10/2013

SYDNEY has reportedly entered the race for Hawthorn’s Lance Franklin as the star forward prepares to make his intentions clear

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AFL news as it happens – 25/9/2013

FREMANTLE expects to name an unchanged line up for Saturday’s grand final, despite numerous players pulling up sore from their

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AFL news as it happens – 24/9/2013

GOLD COAST champion Gary Ablett has claimed his second Brownlow medal after holding off former Geelong team-mate Joel Selwood in

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AFL News As It Happens – 9/9/2013

SYDNEY champion Adam Goodes could make a spectacular return this week after surviving a gruelling training session. Goodes, who hasn’t

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AFL News As It Happens – 2/9/2013

THE AFL has confirmed the schedule for the first week of finals. • Friday night – Hawthorn v Sydney –

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AFL News As It Happens – 30/8/2013 – Updated 1:11pm

GEELONG looks likely to host a qualifying final at Simmonds Stadium should the cats finish in a top two position.

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Essendon Sanctions Announced

THE Essendon Football Club has been removed from the 2013 finals series and James Hird has been suspended for 12

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AFL News As It Happens – 27/8/2013 – Update: 12:07pm

THE AFL has announced that an interchange cap of 120 rotations will be introduced for the next two seasons. The

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AFL News As It Happens – 26/8/2013

THE AFL will meet this morning where it is likely that Essendon will be booted out of the finals. The

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AFL News As It Happens – 22/8/2013

ESSENDON Coach James Hird is set to sue the AFL over the handling of the Essendon supplement scandal. Speaking to

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AFL News As It Happens – 12/8/2013 – Updated 4:55pm

UPDATE: THE Match Review Panel has have offered four players suspensions this week as Essendon lose two stars. Essendon’s Dustin

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AFL News As It Happens – 8/8/2013 – Updated 1:10pm

ESSENDON coach James Hird remains defiant in the face of continuous speculation that he will resign from his position. Speaking today, Hird put to bed any concerns Essendon supporters may

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Club PWLD%Pts
1 Fremantle Dockers Fremantle211740125.168
2 Eagles West Coast21155114362
3 Hawthorn Hawks Hawthorn211560156.860
4 Sydney Swans Sydney211560124.160
5 Richmond Tigers Richmond211470121.456
6 Western Bulldogs Western Bulldogs211470116.856
7 Adelaide Crows Adelaide201370119.154
8 North Melbourne Kangaroos North Melbourne211380109.152
9 Port Adelaide Power Port Adelaide2111100103.244
10 GWS Giants GWS2111100100.444
11 Geelong Cats Geelong20109198.944
12 Collingwood Magpies Collingwood2110110106.840
13 St. Kilda Saints St. Kilda21614181.726
14 Melbourne Demons Melbourne21615074.724
15 Essendon Bombers Essendon21516072.720
16 Gold Coast Suns Gold Coast21416174.318
17 Carlton FC Carlton21417065.616
18 Brisbane Lions Brisbane21318065.312