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The MCG and other stadia will return to 85 per cent capacity next week.

AFL stadiums return to 85 per cent capacity next week

Crowds will be limited to 25,000 for AFL games this week before moving back to 85 per cent capacity in round 16.

  • by Peter Ryan and Michael Lynch

Insight & Analysis

Melbourne man mountain Gawn rising to new heights in Demons’ boom season

Anthony Colangelo
Anthony Colangelo

Max Gawn has taken 38 contested marks for the season - the most of any player in the competition and three more than noted aerial stars Aaron Naughton and Harry McKay.

‘The numbers are damning’ at Carlton

This week on the Real Footy podcast, Michael Gleeson, Caroline Wilson and Jake Niall discuss the issues at Ikon Park.

Four points: The questions Carlton face, Selwood’s hit, Greene entertains

Michael Gleeson
Michael Gleeson

Carlton have already announced a review of what has gone so wrong in their football department. Weekly the list of questions that need answers grows if not in size then in urgency.


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GWS-Hawthorn clash moved to MCG, 25,000 limit set for AFL matches in Melbourne

The round 15 AFL fixture remains up in the air while both NSW teams were scrambling to Victoria as the GWS-Hawthorn game was moved to the MCG in the wake of NSW’s escalating COVID-19 situation.

  • by Daniel Cherny, Andrew Wu, Michael Gleeson, Jake Niall and Roy Ward
Collingwood director Jodie Sizer.

$15 million at stake in fight for control of Collingwood board

To secure $15m in government funding, the Magpies will have to satisfy a recent Victorian government guideline that mandates that the organisation receiving the funding has a minimum of 40 per cent women on their board.

  • by Jake Niall

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