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afl September 16, 2017

High achiever: Rory Lobb, 24, Australian rules footballer

GWS Giants’ Rory Lobb on making the finals again and the taxing workload that goes into playing in the AFL.

afl March 25, 2017

Power supplier: Brendon Ah Chee, 23, Australian rules footballer

Port Adelaide’s Brendon Ah Chee on his unusual surname and improving the Indigenous space in the AFL.

afl February 11, 2017

Making history with the AFL women’s league

Finally granted a league of their own, female Australian Rules players now have the chance of professional progression through the sport. The fans are onboard, but will the dollars – and the skills – follow?

afl September 10, 2016

Among Giants: Nick Haynes, 24, Australian rules footballer

GWS Giants defender Nick Haynes ahead of his team’s qualifying final against the Sydney Swans.

afl June 18, 2016

Wanting it more: Aaron Vandenberg, 24, Australian rules footballer

Melbourne Demons midfielder Aaron Vandenberg on the benefits of his late start in the big league.

afl April 16, 2016

The whistleblower: Eleni Glouftsis, 23, AFL umpire

Meet the AFL’s first female field umpire.

afl September 26, 2015

Defence department: Lee Spurr, 28, Australian rules footballer

Late-bloomer Lee Spurr on hitting his straps with the Fremantle Dockers.

afl September 26, 2015

Adam Goodes’ bipartisan career ends but legacy will live on

His stellar career has lately been dogged by controversy, but Adam Goodes retires as a proud Indigenous man calling out his code’s racist underbelly.

afl May 23, 2015

The trailblazer: Daisy Pearce, 27, Australian rules footballer

Ahead of this weekend’s exhibition match at the MCG, Demons captain Daisy Pearce talks about the growing appeal of women’s Aussie Rules.

afl May 16, 2015

Mr Reliable: Steve Johnson, 31, Australian rules footballer

Geelong Cats star Stevie J on growing up a Collingwood fan.

afl April 4, 2015

The captain: Bob Murphy, 32, Australian rules footballer

Rascally Bob Murphy on finding inspiration for his writing and loving the Bulldogs.