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Suns and Saints cop the brunt – AFL Match Review Round 8

Friday Charge laid: Zac Guthrie, Geelong Cats has been charged with Rough Conduct (Dangerous Tackle) against Daniel Rioli, Richmond, during the fourth quarter of the Round Eight match between...
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The Milestone Million: Total AFL Club Membership Hits Record High in 2021

‘Thank you’ is the message coming loud and clear from AFL Clubs as fans are flocking back to their beloved game, and membership numbers...

Dogs v Dees Friday clash in Rounds 11 and 12 AFL Fixture

Rounds 11 and 12 fixture chat here -> Round 11 (times AEST) Friday, May 28 Western Bulldogs v Melbourne, Marvel Stadium (7.50pm) Saturday, May 29 Collingwood v Geelong, MCG,...
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AFL Round 8 Preview – Richmond Vs Geelong

It will be a fight of the felines when round 8’s Friday night primetime game presents the grand final rematch between the Tigers and...
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Round 9 and 10 AFL Fixture Released

The AFL has today released the dates and times for Rounds Nine and Ten of the AFL Premiership Season. Fixture Talk on BigFooty - Go...
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AFLW All-Australian Team 2021

A total of six debutantes were named on Tuesday night in the AFLW All-Australian team, selected by media identities, AFL and AFLW officials, and...
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AFL Round 7 and 8 fixture released

ROUND SEVEN Friday, Apr 30 Richmond vs. Western Bulldogs MCG (SEVEN) 7:50pm Saturday, May 1 Collingwood vs. Gold Coast SUNS MCG (FOX) 1:45pm Adelaide Crows vs. GWS GIANTS Adelaide...
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The AFLW 22UNDER22 List

Carlton’s AFLW future is bright, with five players representing the navy blue in the second iteration of the AFL Players’ Association’s AFLW 22Under22 squad. Despite...
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Many a melee for Dogs and Roos… and Giants and Dees – Match Review,...

Thursday Lincoln McCarthy, Brisbane Lions, has been charged with Striking Jordan Roughead, Collingwood, during the second quarter of the Round Three match between Collingwood and the Brisbane Lions, played at Marvel...

AFL Round 3 – All the deets.

The Fixture Thursday, April 1 STADIUM (NETWORK) LOCAL Collingwood vs. Brisbane Lions Marvel Stadium (SEVEN) 7:40pm Friday, April 2 North Melbourne vs. Western Bulldogs Marvel Stadium (SEVEN) 4:20pm Adelaide Crows vs. Gold Coast SUNS Adelaide Oval...
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Rohan and Reid out for 2 weeks; fines all around – AFL Tribunal Round...

Gary Rohan, Geelong Cats, has accepted a two-match sanction for Striking Lachie Neale, Brisbane Lions, during the first quarter of the Round Two match between the Geelong Cats and the...
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The chat, the teams, the dates – AFLW Finals Week 1

The Chat Check out the BigFooty AFLW Forum finals thread: https://www.bigfooty.com/forum/threads/finals-week-1-2021-aflw-season.1260279/unread The Matches Saturday, April 3 Melbourne vs. Fremantle Casey Fields (SEVEN) 1:05pm  1:05pm Collingwood vs. North Melbourne Victoria Park (SEVEN) 3:10pm  3:10pm Crowds will be permitted...
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Lions and Pies matches swap venues

The AFL confirms the Round Three match between the Brisbane Lions and Collingwood will move from the Gabba to Marvel Stadium, but will be played...

Rohan 2 weeks, Cameron and Gray fined – Match Review, Round 2

Gary Rohan, Geelong Cats, has been charged with Striking Lachie Neale, Brisbane Lions, during the first quarter of the Round Two match between the Geelong Cats and the Brisbane Lions,...

2021 W Awards: Tuesday 20th April

The  2021 W Awards will be held on the evening of Tuesday, 20 April 2021, hosted by Fox Footy's Sarah Jones and featuring Katherine...

Prison Bar jumper decision for the AFL, not Eddie McGuire: Koch

Eddie McGuire dipped his oar in over the perennial prison bars jumper issue on Wednesday night. And David Koch is not happy. McGuire unloaded on Port...

QR Code check-in for all fans at Victorian matches this weekend

Fans attending games in round 2 of the AFL season in Victoria this weekend will need to check-in using a QR code. Additional staff will...
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Collingwood Anti-Racism Group meets; Awaritefe joins

The Collingwood Expert Group on Anti-Racism met for the first time last week and heard from Professors Larissa Behrendt and Lindon Coombs, authors of...
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AFLW Round 9 Chat, Ladder, Fixture, and TV times

Catch up on all of your AFLW Round 9 chat in the thread: https://www.bigfooty.com/forum/threads/round-9-discussion-2021-aflw-season.1259437/ Fixture and TV Friday, Mar 26 STADIUM (NETWORK) EDT LOCAL Western Bulldogs vs. Richmond Victoria University Whitten Oval...

Champion Player Award – AFLCA Votes Round 1

Round 1 votes are in. The AFL Coaches Association’s AFL Champion Player Award is an award voted by the 18 coaching panels on a 5,4,3,2,1...

How Google Store Changes Will Add Betting Opportunities for AFL

Google has changed their policy, allowing gambling apps to now be available on their app store. This is great for those looking to place wagers on sporting events.

United vs City – too early to be a title decider?

On Sunday 7 March 2021 (Monday 8 March, 3.30am AEST/AEDT), Manchester City face Manchester United at the Ethiad Stadium. This is a derby game...

Is Robert Walls Right to Question David Teague’s Future?

For David Teague, the 2021 AFL season represents an opportunity to end Carlton’s seven-year absence from the finals. Not only that, but he’s in...

How fit do you have to be to Compete in the AFL?

A few short years ago, certain factors in sports preparation would have been overlooked. Approaches regarding diet and psychological fitness were largely ignored but...

The young guns set to compete with Matt Rowell for the 2021 AFL Rising...

Gold Coast young gun Matt Rowell was the short-priced favourite to claim the 2020 AFL Rising Star Award within the opening month of last...

Free scoring Man City are back, and they mean business

The 2020/21 English Premier League season was always going to be a crucial one for experienced manager Pep Guardiola and his Manchester City recruits....

The biggest sports of the US and Australia compared

When it comes to nations of sport lovers, one thing is for certain: both Americans and Australians love nothing more than a good game....

Collingwood report on racism: A fan shares his thoughts.

Original post: https://www.bigfooty.com/forum/threads/collingwood-football-club-is-guilty-of-systemic-racism-review-finds.1254152/post-68650316 Just some random thoughts on all this, some provoked by comments in the thread. Firstly a demographic point - that a large proportion of...

Sponsorship by Online Casinos and Betting Operators: Yes or No?

Sponsorship is highly beneficial for companies these days, generating brand awareness, increasing the brands’ sales and allowing brands to sell to potential new audiences....

Collingwood: Isaac Quaynor Expected to Enjoy a Breakthrough Season in 2021

There have been many young players who have been tipped for big things in 2021, however, it could be the year that Collingwood's Isaac...

Will We See Further Night-Time AFL Grand Finals?

As the first night-time AFL Grand Final drew to a close, there was a pervading sense that this was something of a watershed moment....

Top 5 Australian Players 

Australia has birthed many amazing players thus far, for the sporting football world, that is no doubt. With players featuring across the board of...

The delisted AFL players who deserve a lifeline

AFL clubs had prepared for extensive list cuts and delistings following the impacts of 2020. In an off-season like no other, dozens of promising players...

Analysing the top five 2021 premiership contenders

West Coast Two years on from their premiership glory, the Eagles have taken a couple of steps back despite having a list just as worthy...
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AFL Trade and Draft: info, talk, and news

BigFooty has all of your AFL 2020 trade and draft period news and talk: 🗓️Calendar Emoji Important Dates ✅Completed Moves Emoji Completed Trades and FA Moves 🔀Draft...

What’s Going on With Manchester United?

What’s going on over at Old Trafford?  From collapsing mid-fielders to a boss in the hot seat, what’s going on in Manchester?. Manchester United is...

AFL Grand Final 2020 Teams

You can find all the Grand Final details here: https://www.bigfooty.com/2020/10/afl-grand-final-2020-all-the-details/ RICHMOND v GEELONG CATS Saturday October 24, 7:30pm AEDT/6:30 AEST at the Gabba TIGERS B: David Astbury, Dylan Grimes,...

AFL Best and Fairest Awards – All the votes, all the clubs.

Votes in brackets. Adelaide Crows Malcolm Blight Medal 1. Reilly O’Brien (81) 2. Rory Laird (80) 3. Luke Brown (76) 4. Matt Crouch (72) 5. Ben Keays (65) 6. Brodie Smith (61) 7....

AFL Grand Final 2020 – All the details.

The times, the entertainment, the Norm Smith predictions.

Preliminary Finals Teams – AFL Finals 2020 – No change for Geelong.

Port Adelaide Power v Richmond Tigers Friday 16 October 2020 - 7:20 PM (CST) - ADELAIDE OVAL The TigerCast Prelim Episode https://www.spreaker.com/user/bigfooty.com/bigfooty-tigercast-prelim-port Live call from 7:30 Friday: https://www.bigfooty.com/forum/threads/afl-2020-first-preliminary-final-port-v-tigers-fri-october-16th-7-50pm-aedt-7-20pm-aest-ao-bf-tigercast-live-call-link-in-op.1249564/ Port Adelaide B:...
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Preliminary Finals 2020

It’s that time of year. We are down to the last four and there are only two weekends left in the season. It’s been a...
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AFL Teams – Semi Finals 2020 – Lynch returns, Mabior out; Saints 3 changes

RICHMOND v ST KILDA Friday October 9, 7:50pm at Metricon Stadium TIGERS https://twitter.com/Richmond_FC/status/1314103065419501568 B: D. Astbury, D. Grimes, N. Balta HB: L. Baker, N. Vlastuin, B. Houli C: K. McIntosh,...

Manchester United set for a testing season

For a manager of a club as big as Manchester United, it is never easy to see opposition managers get all sorts of backing...

Everton flying high

Following a 4-1 win over West Ham United in the Carabao Cup, Everton are inching closer to perhaps finally ending a really long wait...
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AFL Teams Round 18, 2020 – Updated daily.

NORTH MELBOURNE v WEST COAST EAGLES Thursday September 17, 7.10pm at Metricon Stadium KANGAROOS B: E. Vickers-Willis, R. Tarrant, F. Perez HB: S. Atley, B. McKay, L. McDonald C:...

Is Ken Hinkley Right to Call Out His Veterans?

Across the globe, few industries are more ruthless than sports. Because of the sector’s physical demands, age and injuries can unquestionably impact career longevity...

AFL Teams, Round 17 2020 – Updated daily.

ST KILDA v WEST COAST EAGLES Thursday September 10, 7.10pm at the Gabba SAINTS B: J. Geary, D. Howard, N. Coffield HB: H. Clark, C. Wilkie, B. Long C:...

Where does Donny van de Beek fit in at Manchester United?

After at least a month of inactivity and watching the likes of Chelsea and Manchester City strengthen their ranks, it appears that Manchester United...

Leeds and Bielsa set to thrill

Finally! After a 16-year hiatus or a 16-year spell in the wilderness, or whatever you may term it, Leeds United are back in the Premier...

AFL Teams – Round 16, 2020

NORTH MELBOURNE v PORT ADELAIDE Saturday September 5 7:40pm at Metricon Stadium KANGAROOS B: J. Walker, R. Tarrant, F. Perez HB: S. Atley, B. McKay, L. McDonald C: T. Dumont,...

Is Sancho the masterstroke that Manchester United Needs?

Is he worth 120 million or 100 million? Should the money be paid upfront or installments and why are the Glazers not willing to...

AFL Teams Round 15 – Updated daily.

Get your tips in, too: https://www.bigfooty.com/forum/pickem/2020-bigfooty-afl-home-and-away-comp-all-welcome.5/ HAWTHORN v ADELAIDE CROWS Tuesday September 1, 5:40pm Adelaide Oval HAWKS B: B. Hardwick, B. Stratton, T. Scully HB: J. Frawley, S. Burgoyne, J. Ceglar C:...

Forward thinking: Who’s winning the 2020 Coleman Medal?

The race for the prestigious title of the season’s best goal kicker has never been so enticing. With ever club playing each other once in...

The five contenders for the 2020 AFL Rising Star Award

With Gold Coast sensation Matt Rowell out of the picture for this season's Rising Star race, the pool of rookies in 2020 have not...

AFL Teams Round 14 – Updated daily!

HAWTHORN v ESSENDON Thursday August 27, 4:40pm at Adelaide Oval HAWKS B: B. Hardwick, M. Hartley, T. Scully HB: W. Day, S. Frost, D. Minchington C: J. Cousins, D....

AFL Teams Round 13, 2020 – Updated daily!

Teams posted as they are announced. GOLD COAST SUNS v CARLTON Friday August 21, 7:50pm at TIO Stadium SUNS B: C. Budarick, S. Collins, J. Harbrow HB: J. Bowes,...

Analysing the footy snacking experience

Watching any game of Australian footy (especially a big one where your team is set to make it or break it) is a unique...

Fun and Unusual Ways to Bet on Sports

Whether it is footy you like to wager on or any other sports, the betting industry is evolving rapidly with each passing year, making...

Ralph Hasenhuttl: Eradicating Southampton’s Early-Season Passiveness

Following the end of his two-year stint as the manager of RasenBallsport Leipzig, Ralph Hasenhuttl quickly found himself at the helm of Southampton in...

AFL Teams Round 12, 2020 – Update daily!

SYDNEY SWANS v GWS GIANTS Thursday August 13, 8.10pm Optus Stadium SWANS B: C. O’Riordan, D. Rampe, L. Melican HB: J. Lloyd, J. Thurlow, J. Dawson C: H. Cunningham, L....

AFL Teams Round 11, 2020

PORT ADELAIDE v RICHMOND Saturday August 8, 4.35pm at Adelaide Oval POWER B: J. Lienert, T. Clurey, T. McKenzie HB: H. Hartlett, T. Jonas, D. Byrne-Jones C: X. Duursma,...

AFL Round 10 Teams – Updated daily!

And we plunge straight back into footy with round 10 - starting tonight with Port Adelaide v Western Bulldogs at 7:10PM AEST. Chat with your...

AFL Round 9 Teams

Teams announced Saturday night : Gold Coast Suns v GWS Giants, Fremantle v Collingwood WESTERN BULLDOGS v RICHMOND Wednesday July 29, 7:10pm at Metricon Stadium BULLDOGS B: E....

AFL Teams Round 8 – 2020

Monday's Fremantle v Geelong Cats teams are up on Friday night. GOLD COAST v WESTERN BULLDOGS Thursday, July 23, Metricon Stadium, 7:40pm (AEST) Gold Coast SUNS B: C....

AFL Teams Round 7 – Daicos and De Goey in for pies.

GEELONG CATS v COLLINGWOOD Thursday July 16, 8:10pm at Optus Stadium CATS B: J. Kolodjashnij, M. Blicavs, J. Henry HB: M. O’Connor, H. Taylor, J. Bews C: B. Parfitt,...

Port Adelaide look to win their first flag since 2004

Australian Football League Season update Port Adelaide are up and about in the early rounds of the 2020 with four wins and one loss. The...

AFL Teams Round 6, 2020 – Mason hangs on, Hawks youngsters debut.

GEELONG CATS v BRISBANE LIONS Thursday 9 July, 7.40pm at the SCG GEELONG B: J. Kolodjashnij, M. Blicavs, J. Henry HB: M. O’Connor, H. Taylor, J. Bews C: B....

Sports Experts Offer Insights Into Player ‘Match Fitness’

As major sports leagues approach the end of their unexpected hiatus, there’s been much discussion about whether professional players are still match fit. This...

AFL Fixture and Teams, Round 5 2020

CARLTON v ST KILDA Thursday July 2, 7.40pm at Marvel Stadium https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=D9mEi1kFMWw BLUES B: L. Plowman, L. Jones, T. Williamson HB: S. Docherty, J. Weitering, S. Petrevski-Seton C: J. Newnes,...

EuroMillions Jackpot Gives Footy Fans Chance at $200 MILLION Superdraw

There are 5 big games coming this Saturday, July 4. The first 4 games kick off with West Coast vs the Swans at Metricon, followed...

AFL Fixture and Teams, Round 4 2020

SYDNEY SWANS v WESTERN BULLDOGS Thursday June 25, 7:40pm at the SCG SWANS B: Jake Lloyd, Dane Rampe, Robbie Fox HB: Aliir Aliir, Callum Mills, Ollie Florent C: Jordan...

Dusty out! AFL Fixture & Teams, Round 3 2020

ROUND 3 RICHMOND v HAWTHORN Thursday June 18, 7:40pm at MCG RICHMOND B: N. Broad, D. Grimes, D. Astbury HB: J. Short, N. Vlaustin, B. Houli C: M. Pickett, D....

Is a Small Number of Teams Winning the AFL Bad for the Sport?

Fundamentally, the reason that sports are popular on a global level is because of the excitement and unpredictability that they provide. However, in recent...

The Contenders for The 2020 Coleman Medal

The AFL is back, and despite being under strange circumstances, it’s great to finally have footy back nonetheless! Goals are the key winning games and...

2020 AFL Premiership Favourites 

Much remains uncertain about the AFL in 2020, but perhaps not those sides who will be there battling it out in the pointy end...

AFL Resumes 11th June

Full details and video announcement here >

AFL Rebooted – in simulation!

Help pick your club's team in BigFooty's e-AFL. Find out more, here... This weekend your club will compete in the e-AFL on BigFooty. Here's how you can...

AFL Preview: Round 1, 2020

Footy is back! And while games will be played in front of no crowds, it will still be a damn good sight to see. Here...

Why Jezza is better.

Is Jezza underrated? The answer has to be yes. Recently I was looking through an old book called Football’s 50 Greatest in the Last 50...
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All 2020 AFL Teams Graded – Pt 2, Hawks to Bulldogs

With the season only a week away, we gaze into the crystal ball and predict the season for nine teams heading into the 2020...
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AFLW Teams Round 6 – Fan lockout!

Friday, March 13 Geelong v North Melbourne, GMHBA Stadium, 7.10pm AEDT GEELONG B: M.Brown 19, M.McMahon 24 HB: M.Keryk 45, M.McDonald 11, M.Hickey - C 18 C: N.Morrison 9,...
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2020 AFL Season – What the experts are saying

It’s almost that time of year again and with the 2020 AFL season about to begin, it seems like everyone has something to say...
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AFL Season 2020: All teams graded. (Pt 1)

With the season only a week away, we gaze into the crystal ball and predict the season for nine teams heading into the 2020...
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AFLW – Round 4 teams – Erin’s back!

Talk AFLW on the Round 4 Thread >> Friday, February 28 Collingwood v Melbourne, Marvel Stadium, 5.35pm AEDT COLLINGWOOD B: A.Porter 9 S.Livingstone 12 HB: L.Butler 23 S.D'Arcy 4 R.Schleicher 18 C: S.Rowe...

Marsh Community Series – Round 1 Teams

ST KILDA v HAWTHORN Thursday 20 February 2020, 6:10 PM (AEST) ST KILDA B: D.Howard C.Wilkie N.Coffield HB: J.Carlisle H.Clark B.Long C: J.Billings...

AFLW Round 3 Teams and Tips

Teen Wolf's Tips Read TW's Round 3 tips here. ST KILDA v MELBOURNE Moorabbin, Friday, 21 Feb, 7:10pm (local time) St Kilda B: T.White 29, T.Luke 22 HB: H.Priest 14,...
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AFLW Round 2 Teams

WESTERN BULLDOGS v MELBOURNE, Whitten Oval, Friday, 14 February, 7:40pm (local time) Western Bulldogs B: A.Gogos 36, L.Spark 11 HB: K.Herron 31, E.Gamble 14, N.Ferres 16 C: B.Hunt...

Will Sydney Swans superstar Buddy get back to his best?

The last few years have certainly been rough on Sydney Swans key forward, Lance ‘Buddy’ Franklin, suffering multiple setbacks that inevitably took their toll,...

Deluca Doesn’t Have a Team for 2020 Season

The story of Josh Deluca is indeed an interesting one. During the mid-season draft, the young AFL player was drafted as one of the...

The AFL Has Broken Tradition with Anzac Day

The biggest match on the home and away calendar is going to break new ground in the year 2020. The second annual Anzac Day...

AFL Draft – Podcast recorded LIVE tonight @7:30

Just a few days until the first round of the AFL National Draft for 2019. Join Michaels and friends from Draft Central Monday night at...

AFL Fixture 2020 – Club by Club

Each club's fixture for AFL season 2020. Full Fixture discussion in the AFL Forum or Your Club...
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AFL 2020 Fixture Released

See who your club plays, every week. Full Fixture discussion in the AFL Forum or Your Club Forum

A Fans’ Guide to Preparing for AFL 2020

Australian Rules Football has seen a tremendous rise in popularity across the world over the last few years. A game that consists of 18...

The Big Dance Preview

And like that, another season is almost over. Tomorrow the Tigers and Giants will battle it out at the MCG for...

Can Aussie Rules Football and the AFL Expand its Global Appeal?

Australian rules football is the biggest sport in Australia, with the AFL boasting the largest attendances of all sports in the country. Cricket, rugby, soccer,...

Then there we four – Prelim Final Preview

Preliminary Final #1 - Tigers (#3) v Cats (#1), MCG, Friday 20th September 2019 Injuries Tigers - Higgins, Rance,...

Just Six Remain – Semi-Final Previews

It's been an eventful week in the world of AFL but tonight, we can finally turn our attention to the footy once...

Victory Get Set For A-League Campaign

We are just weeks away from the start of the 2019/2020 A-League season and the equal most...

2019-20 UEFA Champions League preview

Manchester City Despite a potential Champions League ban hanging over their heads, juggernaut Manchester City...