Hawk for life: Massive new deal for club’s next-gen leader

HAWTHORN star James Sicily has inked a massive new contract to wipe him off the free agency list and make him a Hawk for life. The gun defender, who has returned from his knee reconstruction in brilliant form for the Hawks this season, has agreed to a five-year extension, which was first flagged in AFL.com.au‘s Inside Trading in […]

Walsh signs on

Walsh wastes no time, a Blue for the long term   The Carlton Football Club is delighted to announce Sam Walsh has committed his long-term future to remain in the Navy Blue.   Just days after being elevated to the co-vice captaincy alongside Jacob Weitering, the 21-year-old has today signed a four-year contract extension with […]

Campbell a Saint

Tom Campbell is now a Saint, signing a one-year deal with the club today. The former Kangaroo and Bulldog joins St Kilda as a delisted free agent, becoming the first signing to the club since season’s end. Head of List Management James Gallagher said Campbell was a handy acquisition to help bolster the club’s ruck stocks.  “We’re really […]

Dogs’ premiership skipper calls time on his career

2016 premiership skipper Easton Wood. Picture: AFL Photos WESTERN Bulldogs premiership captain Easton Wood has announced his retirement after a 14-season career. Wood led the Bulldogs to their drought-breaking 2016 premiership victory, becoming just the second premiership captain in the club’s history. Drafted with pick No.43 in 2007, Wood played 188 games for the Bulldogs. […]

Walsh wins John Nicholls Medal

Polling 183 votes, the gun midfielder was announced as the Club’s 2021 best-and-fairest player after finishing just 11 votes clear of reigning club champion Jacob Weitering (172 votes) and the season’s Coleman Medallist Harry McKay (118 votes) in Thursday night’s virtual event.  Following his second-place finish in 2020, the 21-year-old took out the top honour […]

Three drafts, two ACLs, two delistings: A Roarke on the road to a GF

There are some great stories in footy, but Roarke Smith’s has more twists than most By Mitch Cleary – afl.com.au IT ALL came to a head for Roarke Smith in the Western Bulldogs’ Royal Pines quarantine hub on the Gold Coast late last season.  With less than 20 AFL games to show for a career that had endured […]

Meek extends with Freo

Lloyd Meek has signed a deal with Fremantle which will see the emerging ruckman at the Club until at least the end of the 2023 season. Meek’s debut season saw him play nine games in 2021, averaging just over 14 hit outs per game. The 23-year-old worked well in tandem with fellow ruck Sean Darcy, allowing Darcy […]

Papley, Walsh and Parish achieve All Australian selection

MELBOURNE’S Max Gawn is captain of the Therabody AFL All-Australian team as five players from the minor premier Demons earned selection. Gawn earned his fifth All-Australian jacket as the No.1 ruck and was joined in the star-studded 22-man squad by teammates Steven May, Jake Lever, Clayton Oliver and Christian Petracca. Backline anchors May and Lever were two of 11 first-time selections, […]

Brilliant Bowey: Fourth Demon earns Rising Star nomination

It’s taken a mere three games for Melbourne youngster Jake Bowey to display his talent within the Melbourne side. After making his AFL debut in Round 20, Bowey has quickly earned himself a NAB AFL Rising Star nomination for his Round 22 performance against the Adelaide Crows on Sunday afternoon. The 18-year-old collected 18 disposals, […]

Cody banks two

Small forward Cody Weightman has re-signed with the Western Bulldogs until the end of 2023. The 20-year-old has committed to a two-year contract extension on the back of some impressive form at AFL level. Weightman has kicked 16 goals from nine matches this season, adding another element to the Bulldogs’ forward mix. He made his […]