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?
GWS Giants defender Nick Haynes ahead of his team’s qualifying final against the Sydney Swans.
Melbourne Demons midfielder Aaron Vandenberg on the benefits of his late start in the big league.
Meet the AFL’s first female field umpire.
Late-bloomer Lee Spurr on hitting his straps with the Fremantle Dockers.
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.
Ahead of this weekend's exhibition match at the MCG, Demons captain Daisy Pearce talks about the growing appeal of women's Aussie Rules.
Geelong Cats star Stevie J on growing up a Collingwood fan.
Rascally Bob Murphy on finding inspiration for his writing and loving the Bulldogs.
The “blackest day in Australian sport” wasted millions in legal fees, sullied reputations, and brought calls for countless sackings. How did the investigations get so out of control?
There’s talent aplenty amid the rookies recruited at last week’s AFL draft. But can the realities of professional footy live up to their dreams?
Dual premiership player Shaun Burgoyne once again sets his sights on September glory.
A Federal Court ruling on the ASADA v Essendon saga is pending. So how did it all come to this?
He's a rising star of the AFL, but Jeremy Cameron's 2014 season has been cruelly cut short by injury.
Change for the sake of change may be sold as progressive reform, but in sport – or politics – is it really necessary?
Chelsea Roffey became the second woman to umpire in the AFL. This year she celebrates 10 years as a first grade goal umpire.
The AFL is out-muscling Cricket Australia in attracting our multitalented young sportsmen.
Adam Goodes, Australian of the Year and two-time Brownlow Medallist, talks about injury, education and family.
Compiling the week’s essential news from The Saturday Paper. Out every Saturday.
The Saturday Paper is a weekly newspaper, published 48 times a year by Schwartz Media.
Call 1800 077 514 (Australia only) or (03) 9486 0288 (Monday to Thursday: 8:30am - 5pm, Friday: 9am - 5pm AEST)
or email firstname.lastname@example.org
For editorial enquiries email email@example.com
Copyright © 2015 The Saturday Paper. All rights reserved.
By logging in you agree to our
Terms of service and
If you're an existing print subscriber,
and you have never logged in, you may need
to activate your Schwartz Media account.
We're here to help. Email us at firstname.lastname@example.org
Freecall 1800 077 514 (Australia only)