Tom Murphy’s contract extended

Four games is all it took for North Melbourne to make a decision to reinvest in rookie, Tom Murphy. This week the club extended the young defender’s contract to secure his immediate future. “To get offered a two-year contract I’m very overwhelmed and very appreciative, and can’t wait to stay with North,” Murphy told’s […]

Taylor Rd 9 Rising Star

THE BRISBANE Lions have salvaged at least one positive from the wreckage of their 87-point loss to North Melbourne after Lewis Taylor received the round 9 NAB AFL Rising Star nomination. Taylor, in just his ninth AFL game, gathered 20 touches, took eight marks and laid three tackles in another encouraging display. After sliding down […]

Jarman’s the man

SHUTTING down Fremantle’s Hayden Ballantyne has earned Port Adelaide youngster Jarman Impey the round eight NAB AFL Rising Star nomination. Impey, in just his eighth AFL game, kept the Dockers’ forward goalless and held him to just nine touches in the Power’s 18-point win at Adelaide Oval on Saturday. The 18-year-old has played every game […]

Langdon named Rising Star

Tom Langdon from the Collingwood Football Club is the round seven AFL Rising Star nominee. Langdon, 19, was best on ground in the Magpies’ 34-point win against Carlton on Friday night. Fielded in his now familiar role across half back, Langdon demonstrated poise and composure belying his years, routinely foiling the Blues with his innate […]