Australian Football / Footy News
  • Mao's Last Dancer urges North Melbourne to soar ... and to land safely
    There are other-wordly moments when a player soars, arms stretched to pluck a ball from the sky, when Australian football becomes less a game, more ballet, and Li Cunxin, Mao's Last Dancer, recognises it instantly, his heart rising with the spectacle of it.
  • ACL Semi-Final Preview
    Australian football is not only thriving at an international level, but domestically, it is flourishing as well.
  • Terror ?Chatter? Prompts Alert at Australian Parliament
    Australian Prime Minister Tony Abbott announced extra armed patrols for parliament while the military beefed up security at its bases after a series of raids aimed at countering a home-grown threat from the Islamic State. Intelligence agencies detected chatter this month between Australians fighting in Iraq and Syria and their supporters at home that federal parliament in Canberra could be ...
  • Court dismisses team's application over doping
    MELBOURNE, Australia (AP) ? Australia's Federal Court dismissed an application by the Essendon Bombers Australian Football League club on Friday relating to a supplements scandal that resulted in 34 current or former players being served with doping violations.
  • Hawaii Football: Scott Harding named MWC Special Teams Player of the Week
    The former Australian Rules Football player wins his first Player of the Week honors in his career at Hawaii After punting a career high 11 times for an average of 38.7 yards per punt in Hawaii's win over Northern Iowa, Scott Harding has been named the Mountain West Special Teams Player of the Week. .@HawaiiFootball's Scott Harding has been selected as the #MWFB Special Teams Player of the Week ...
  • Controversial AFL Europe deal with Royal Brunei Airlines will be cancelled over anti-gay laws
    The Australian Football League (AFL) has called off a sponsorship deal between its affiliated league in Europe and Brunei's state airline.
  • Future depends on grassroots: Gallop
    Football Federation Australia chief executive has declared the sport must urgently engage with its grassroots or risk never fulfilling the sport's much-vaunted potential.
  • How to see an Australian Rules Football game
    As the Australian Rules Football season works towards the Grand Final at the MCG on September 27, here's a guide to one of the country's quintessential sporting experiences
  • Netherlands respect grows for A-League
    Perth Glory?s Dutch winger Youssouf Hersi says respect for Australian football in Holland is surging after the Socceroos? World Cup exploits ? and that?s fueling added interest in the A-League.
  • Australia puts armed police in parliament after more threats
    Australian police and military began 24-hour patrols of Sydney Harbour Bridge, Opera House and parliament after "chatter" of a potential terror attack