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afl August 18, 2018

Kicking goals: Justin Westhoff, 31, Australian rules footballer

Port Adelaide’s Justin Westhoff on the machine that is AFL football, the evolution of the game and finding his social conscience.

afl June 30, 2018

Indigenous players and the AFL

Five years ago guidelines were established to help Indigenous AFL recruits throughout their careers. But with little being done, a group of ex-players has now decided to turn words into actions.

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 August 2, 2014

Straight shooter: Jeremy Cameron, 21, AFL player

He's a rising star of the AFL, but Jeremy Cameron's 2014 season has been cruelly cut short by injury.

afl July 12, 2014

The AFL is shifting the goal posts

Change for the sake of change may be sold as progressive reform, but in sport – or politics – is it really necessary?

afl June 28, 2014

Knowing the score: Chelsea Roffey, 32, AFL umpire

Chelsea Roffey became the second woman to umpire in the AFL. This year she celebrates 10 years as a first grade goal umpire.

afl April 26, 2014

Cricket Australia and the AFL fight for best and brightest

The AFL is out-muscling Cricket Australia in attracting our multitalented young sportsmen.

afl February 28, 2014

Bloods brother: Adam Goodes, 34, AFL player

Adam Goodes, Australian of the Year and two-time Brownlow Medallist, talks about injury, education and family.