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  1. Inside the Wafl: Ruck on a rollRead the original story w/Photo

    May 10, 2016 | Yahoo!

    ... in the WAFL. Field umpires in all WAFL league, reserves and colts' matches are now using microphones just like the AFL, with the modern communication kits strapped to their chests during games. Former AFL umpires boss Wayne Campbell billed the ...

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  2. AFL season 2016: What might be in store for Patrick Dangerfield against AdelaideRead the original story w/Photo

    May 10, 2016 | The Age

    Since the introduction of the expansion teams and free agency - and the too-good-to-refuse offers that came with it - the AFL industry as a whole has become far more accepting of players switching clubs, and thus the drama that is played out when defecting heroes come up against their old teammates has taken on a different feel also. As Patrick Dangerfield prepares for his return to Adelaide Oval in Friday night's Cats-Crows blockbuster, we take a look at four other big-name players who have rode the same emotional rollercoaster over the past five years, plus the most famous example, from another era, of what can happen when former teammates collide.

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  3. Star of the gameRead the original story w/Photo

    May 9, 2016 | Hills News

    ... Davis. Two goals and a behind saw ruckwoman Ellie Davis named, 'woman of the match' in Round 4 of the Sydney Women's AFL competition. The 18-year-old from Pennant Hills Demon's AFL club, based in Cherrybrook was shocked when named last week's best ...

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  4. How much booze are parents buying for their kids?Read the original story w/Photo

    May 9, 2016 | PhysOrg Weblog

    ... shows that Australian children and adolescents receive millions of exposures to alcohol advertising when watching AFL, NRL, ... More than half of Australia's bottle shops are selling alcohol to teenagers without checking their age, a Deakin ...

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  5. 'We're ready': Bill Shorten, man-of-the-workers, returns, ready to serveRead the original story w/Photo

    May 8, 2016 | Sydney Morning Herald

    ... had stayed in touch. As Shorten departed for a 55-day election campaign and punters' attention drifted back to the AFL on the screen over the fire, Webb - who ran for Labor in the 2010 Tasmanian election - said: "I speak to him quite frequently on ...

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  6. Battle for New England beginsRead the original story w/Photo

    May 7, 2016 | ABC News

    ... But to do that he'll have to fend off a fellow conservative in the National Party candidate Damian Drum, a former AFL player and coach turned Victorian state politician, and all of this in a region where voters have shown they are willing to vote ...

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  7. Blues dig deeper hole for MagpiesRead the original story w/Photo

    May 7, 2016 | The Mercury

    AFL: Collingwood's Tim Broomhead has flattened Blue's Irishman Zach Tuohy with a reckless challenge in their clash at the MCG. Levi Casboult of the Carlton Blues scores a goal during the round 7 AFL match between the Collingwood Magpies and the Carlton Blues at the MCG in Melbourne, Saturday, May 7, 2016.

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  8. Push for 'fantasy league' style points system to replace salary capRead the original story w/Photo

    May 6, 2016 | The Age

    ... you have 100 points. "They were a bit worried that there wasn't a major competition - whether it be league, union, AFL, gridiron or whatever - that had a points system they could look at. It would have been a huge jump, but it was transparent. "It's ...

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  9. Stile: Prieto's clout takes a hit in showdown on Atlantic CityRead the original story w/Photo

    May 6, 2016 | NorthJersey.com

    ... ts. Prieto's bill would postpone that possibility for two years. Yet, when Charles Wowkanech, the state president of the AFL-

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  10. Reigning premiers breach points cap, but no penaltyRead the original story w/Photo

    May 6, 2016 | The Courier

    AFL Goldfields general manager Rod Ward has warned off other clubs about using the Springbank points cap breach as a precedent for beating the system in the future. CHAMPIONS: Matt Tyler lifts the Central Highlands Football League premiership cup after last season's grand final win against Gordon.

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  11. Graeme Allan's defection to Collingwood leaves a bad tasteRead the original story w/Photo

    May 6, 2016 | The Age

    Graeme Allan's defection to Collingwood 10 months after the football rumour mill indicated it would happen has left a lingering bad taste in certain mouths of the industry in which Allan has thrived for more than three decades. While the AFL's integrity unit has asserted it will not take another look at the Adam Treloar trade to the Magpies unless further compelling evidence emerges, the announcement late on Wednesday that Allan was joining his old club to run its women's football and netball operations smacked of a deal from a bygone era.

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  12. Is ASADA not accountable to the Australian Parliament?Read the original story

    May 6, 2016 | Catallaxy

    ... by journalist, Mr Sean Parness, in The Australian on 10 July 2009; (d) the decision of the Australian Football League (AFL) Anti-Doping Tribunal signed by chairman Mr David Jones and members Mr John Nixon and Mr Wayne Henwood, dated 31 March 2015, ...

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  13. Elari walks out on SwansRead the original story w/Photo

    May 5, 2016 | Yahoo!

    Former AFL draft prospect Aaron Elari has walked out on Swan Districts to worsen the plight of the injury-hit club. The 25-year-old quit Swans last week and will play out the rest of the year with Lancelin Ledge Pirates in the Central Midlands Coastal league.

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  14. Of Eels and slippery businessRead the original story w/Photo

    May 5, 2016 | The Age

    ... of the century. Now, as ever, the silence of the other clubs is deafening. So, for that matter, was the hush around the AFL when the Essendon supplements scandal came to light. Perversely, Parramatta's penalty is lighter than Storm's. They will lose ...

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  15. DREW'S 300TH: Ballarat's first true 300-gamerRead the original story w/Photo

    May 5, 2016 | The Courier

    Petrie feels he would have left something in the tank in his career had he not played this many matches given the opportunities he has been given in his 16 years with North Melbourne. Petrie joins an elite band in the game - becoming just the 74th player in AFL/VFL history to achieve the feat.

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  16. DREW'S 300TH: From a boy to a man | photosRead the original story w/Photo

    May 5, 2016 | The Courier

    Even as his popularity and celebrity status grew, Drew was always a man of the people in Ballarat - a familiar face around footy clinics and city functions. 2001 - AFL Grand Final Luncheon at Ballarat North Sports Club, Shane O'Bree, James Walker, Drew Petrie, Peter Somerville Jason Dunstall.

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  17. AFL 2016: Veterans key part of the growing GiantsRead the original story w/Photo

    May 5, 2016 | The Age

    ... superior in every aspect of the game. There was a period during the third quarter when Hawthorn, the reigning monarch of AFL football, simply couldn't transition the ball out of defence. I'd never seen this Hawthorn team locked up before. By Monday ...

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  18. Metro has a culture problemRead the original story w/Photo

    May 5, 2016 | Washington Times

    ... examples. The first involves the union, specifically Local 689 of the Amalgamated Transit Union, which is part of the AFL-CIO/CLC and has more than 12,000 members. Local 689 represents operators, clerical, paratransit and maintenance workers at ...

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  19. This Is What Sterling Shepard Needs To Do To Be The Best #87 In New York Giants HistoryRead the original story w/Photo

    May 5, 2016 | GMEN HQ

    ... 59 receptions for 811 yards and 11 touchdowns . Hillebrand was picked by the Denver Broncos in the 2nd round of the 1962 AFL Draft and by the Giants in the first round, 13th overall, of the NFL Draft that same year. Jerry played in 49 games over ...

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  20. D.C.a s still-unnamed Arena Football League team tabs Dean Cokinos as head coachRead the original story

    May 5, 2016 | The Washington Post

    ... to a 2-6 record in the team's final season in 1990. In a press conference at Verizon Center on Thursday, Washington AFL team managing partner Roger Mody said Cokinos has "a very clear, concise leader-of-men type personality with the perfect blend of ...

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