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Essendon faces doping investigation, but what are peptides?

James Heathers PhD Candidate in Applied Physiology at University of Sydney https://theconversation.edu.au/essendon-faces-a-doping-investigation-but-what-are-peptides-12042 By now you’ll have heard the Australian Sports Anti-Doping Authority (ASADA) is investigating Essendon Football Club. At this

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Essendon to be investigated over possible use of performance-enhancing drugs

Essendon have come forth in a press conference regarding a possible breach of Australian Sports Anti-Doping Authority regulations. The belief is that players were asked to sign waivers regarding the

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AFL summit sends wrong message on illicit drug use

By Craig Fry @ TheConversation.edu.au The AFL’s approach to illicit drugs was championed as a world leader of drugs-in-sport policy when it was implemented in 2005. It was fair, humane

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Weak at the Knees Part II

Chris McMaster takes us through why the ACL is injured, exploring the mechanism of the knee. ACL injuries occur in

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Weak at the Knees

It has been a horror run for knee injuries this pre-season, and that was only after Round 1 of the

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Injury Wrap: NAB Cup Week 1

Richmond, Hawthorn and North Melbourne The first game of football for 2012 was a forgettable one for all involved. In

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Pre-season Health Check Part 2: Hawthorn to Western Bulldogs

After going A to G, we turn our focus to the remaining nine teams to put the spotlight on a

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Pre-season Health Check Part 1: Adelaide to GWS

We go through every team to put the spotlight on a key player and their fight for fitness in season

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AFL Ladder

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Club PWLD%Pts
1 Sydney Swans Sydney161330143.552
2 Geelong Cats Geelong171340112.152
3 Hawthorn Hawks Hawthorn161240139.948
4 Fremantle Dockers Fremantle171250133.248
5 Port Adelaide Power Port Adelaide171250132.448
6 North Melbourne Kangaroos North Melbourne171070112.540
7 Essendon Bombers Essendon171070109.840
8 Collingwood Magpies Collingwood16970106.636
9 Gold Coast Suns Gold Coast1697099.536
10 Adelaide Crows Adelaide16880108.432
11 Eagles West Coast16790108.228
12 Richmond Tigers Richmond166100100.124
13 Carlton FC Carlton17611091.524
14 Western Bulldogs Western Bulldogs17611085.524
15 GWS Giants GWS17413073.516
16 Melbourne Demons Melbourne1741307316
17 Brisbane Lions Brisbane16412063.316
18 St. Kilda Saints St. Kilda17413061.616