James Hird and Essendon FC receive sensitive ASADA documents

James Hird and Essendon FC receive sensitive ASADA documents

 ASADA has been ordered to give investigation documents to the Essendon Football Club and James Hird. We asked litigator Natalie Hickey what this means. In civil proceedings, the parties are required

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    Carlton take a punt on Trigg

Carlton take a punt on Trigg

Last Monday the Blues announced that after an exhaustive head hunting program, Adelaide Chief Executive Officer, Steven Trigg, would take over the role at Carlton recently vacated by Greg Swann.

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Collingwood eye improved month

Collingwood midfielder Luke Ball has admitted the club have plenty of room for improvement this season after a modest beginning to the New Year. The Magpies currently find themselves 1-2

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The Power of Possibility

If you live in Adelaide and follow the footy at all in the last 23 years, you’ll be familiar with the divide that separates the Adelaide Crows and the Port

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See the Bombers fly … where?

If you were to take the Internet as representative of how club supporters feel, then you’d probably believe all Essendon supporters are members of the Stand By Hird Division, still

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No White Knight

The Switkowski report is out, and no heads have been called for. While broad statements have been made about who should have been responsible for what, and what should and

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Responsibility in the Modern Age

You’ve read it all this week following Friday’s astonishing comeback by Essendon in Perth against the AFL’s own version of

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The BigFooty Top 50 2013

BigFooty members, 112 in all, voted for the Top 50 AFL players. This was based on a mix of predicted

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Why everyone will slide in 2013

According to the punditry, everyone will do better in 2013. This rather extraordinary exercise in groupthink has occurred holistically but,

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Geelong and equalisation in their own words

Geelong did a strange thing in the footy world today. They were honest. While the AFL and Melbourne continued to

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The Melbourne tanking verdict: worst of all worlds

Just when you thought the AFL couldn’t get any better, or more accurately, worse, they manage to outdo themselves yet

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Innocence was lost a long time ago…

It has been called the blackest day in Australian sport. You have to admit it is a bit of a

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AFL summit sends wrong message on illicit drug use

By Craig Fry @ The AFL’s approach to illicit drugs was championed as a world leader of drugs-in-sport policy

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Papers please, players!

I have this vision of Andrew Demetriou watching the coverage of the fighting in Gaza and thinking: “I wonder how

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Razzle dazzle – thanks but no thanks

Paul Sergeant has just taken over as the head honcho at Etihad Stadium. And he wants to shake things up.

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Judd: Deal or no deal?

Sympathy is not an emotion I often feel for Chris Judd. In fact, I really don’t like the bloke. He’s

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Do good clubs lose good people?

Good clubs don’t lose great people. Whatever you think of Grant Thomas, it’s hard to argue with this contention as

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4 reasons the Hawks can win, and why none of those reasons matter

Well, it’s here. Grand Final Day. It’s been a spectacular 2012 and there’s no reason to expect that isn’t going

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The 2012 AFL Punter Awards

More eagerly awaited than a “WOWEE” from Brian Taylor… More wonderfully articulated than an elocution course conducted by Andrew Demetriou… Fairer than

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1 Sydney Swans Sydney221750142.968
2 Hawthorn Hawks Hawthorn221750140.868
3 Geelong Cats Geelong221750113.868
4 Fremantle Dockers Fremantle221660130.464
5 Port Adelaide Power Port Adelaide221480129.956
6 North Melbourne Kangaroos North Melbourne22148011756
7 Essendon Bombers Essendon221291106.350
8 Richmond Tigers Richmond2212100105.848
9 Eagles West Coast2211110116.944
10 Adelaide Crows Adelaide2211110114.144
11 Collingwood Magpies Collingwood221111094.144
12 Gold Coast Suns Gold Coast221012093.740
13 Carlton FC Carlton22714189.830
14 Western Bulldogs Western Bulldogs2271508228
15 Brisbane Lions Brisbane22715069.328
16 GWS Giants GWS22616076.724
17 Melbourne Demons Melbourne22418068.416
18 St. Kilda Saints St. Kilda22418060.816