We will now focus on the Collingwood Magpies. The Magpies had a very successful 2009, defeating Adelaide by 5 points in the elimination final but unfortunately going down to eventual premiers Geelong in the preliminary final. These players could have a main authority on whether this happens.
Back – Harry O’Brien
The superb defender into the senior Magpie defence in 2006 and made an immediate impact for the Magpies. His dominant run off half-back, makes him a key player for the Pies. His resourcefulness as a defender gives Collingwood options for playing O’Brien...
The Geelong Cats have been truly dominant in the last 3 years and this year looks like it will stay that way. The Cats won the 2009 AFL Premiership in a courageous contest against the Saints. The Cats have so much to offer this season. In this season preview I will discuss 5 of Geelong’s stand out players. If these players can perform throughout this year, there is no doubt Geelong will reach the big stage.
Back – Josh Hunt
Hunt had severely injured himself in the 2009 pre season after he accidentally slipped and ruptured his anterior cruciate ligament . He spent...
This blog was made to discuss the Adelaide Crows season, but it was also focused on which players can take the crows the furthest.
The Adelaide Crows had a very successful 2009 season until it was cut short in a dissapointing elimination final loss to Collingwood, but with the 2010 AFL season forthcoming, the Adelaide Crows will be eager for even more success than last year. So which players have the capability to take them there? Well find out in this in this season preview.
Backline – Nathan Bock
After an injury interrupted 2009 which saw the backman...
The AFL has announced plans to store players blood and urine samples long-term in the midst of upgraded procedures to discourage drug cheats.
Samples will be kept on ice for eight years in the Australian Sports Anti-Doping Authority (ASADA) deep freeze facility, known as The Tank.
AFL football operations manager Adrian Anderson said it raised the risk of individuals being stripped of awards, such as the Brownlow Medal, or a team being stripped of a premiership, if they were later found to have used banned substances.
The AFL will also be the first Australian sporting...