This season is being shaped by the new rules and the teams that have adapted best are thriving. But the Pies don’t seem to have made that leap.
- by Daniel Cherny and Anthony Colangelo
The ruck crisis hitting the Suns has led to Tigers coach Damien Hardwick’s suggestion of offering a player up for loan, but all is not lost according to rucking experts.
Geelong coach Chris Scott surprised many when he said coaching was not all it was cracked up to be. But other footy figures understood where he was coming from.
Melbourne coach Simon Goodwin has ruled out a return to defence for Tom McDonald despite the Dees’ looming selection squeeze, with Harry Petty firming to play his first AFL match since 2019 after a facial injury to Steven May.
- by Daniel Cherny
- by Michael Gleeson
- by Anthony Colangelo
- by Peter Ryan and Jake Niall
- by Peter Ryan