Sources: Fremantle sack coach Ross Lyon
Fremantle has reportedly sacked head coach Ross Lyon, ending his seven year tenure at the club.
Heroes & Villains: Giants, SA clubs expose soft underbelly
Jake Michaels and Matt Walsh
Like the Tigers, Dustin Martin has rediscovered his 2017 form
The critics were out in force early in the year when Dustin Martin began the season slowly, but his last four games have been breathtaking and he could be the difference for Richmond come September.
Ex-Cat puts Brisbane on top of the AFL ladder
Lincoln McCarthy was the hero at the death against his former club as Brisbane ran down Geelong in the top-of-the-table clash at the Gabba on Saturday.
Rightly or wrongly, the Blues were backed into a corner on Teague
You never want to rush the decision to sign a senior coach, but Carlton were pushed -- by a number of factors -- into signing popular figure David Teague, writes Matt Walsh.
Teague gets gig as Carlton AFL coach
Player power has helped David Teague lock down the head coaching position at AFL club Carlton.
AFL legend Polly Farmer dies aged 84
Graham "Polly" Farmer, widely regarded as Australian rules football's greatest-ever ruckman, has died aged 84.
Slick Swans thrash soulless Demons
Sydney have added insult to injury in a horror AFL season for Melbourne, embarrassing the Demons in a 53-point thrashing at the MCG.
Draft Wrap: Bergman's marking prowess has him on the rise
Miles Bergman again showcased his powerful aerial ability at the weekend, enhancing his prospects of being selected in the second round, writes Chris Doerre.
AFL W2W4, Round 22 Fast Tigers or Slow Eagles, who prevails?
The go-slow Eagles against the fast and furious Tigers; a finals-shaping clash in Adelaide and the start of Brisbane's finals series. It's What To Watch For, Round 22.
AFL Round Table: Who is the player of the decade?
Our AFL experts dissect all of the main talking points ahead next weekend, including which non-top four team is most likely to win the flag, which Round 22 game we're most excited by, and who the player of the decade is.
Join Matt Walsh, Niall Seewang, Jake Michaels and Christian Joly from Champion Data for some of the best analysis and insight on the ESPNfootytips AFL podcast.
'Metres gained' has become the sexy statistic that's synonymous with modern footy, but what does it mean and just how valuable is it? ESPN and Champion Data have joined forces to break down everything metres gained and explain what it all means.
He's had eight concussions over his short career and won't be the best No. 1 pick to play the game, but Paddy McCartin might just be the most important first pick in history, writes Matt Walsh.
Melbourne's midfield woes are personified by Angus Brayshaw, who is fantastic in the contest but sloppy on the outside. That's why they should consider putting his name on the trade table to target Lachie Whitfield, writes Niall Seewang.
Who are the players we can't wait to watch in action this season? Whether they be stars of the competition, guns returning from injury, traded players or top draftees, we've compiled a list of our 20 must-watch players. Here, we unveil those ranked 10-1
Who will be your club's most impactful draftee, breakout contender and the player in line for a rebound season? Christopher Doerre assesses every team following this year's JLT series.
As he continues to assess the top 20 of recent drafts, ESPN.com.au's Chris Doerre looks back at 2017 and gives a surprise top selection in hindsight.
You might not have fully embraced the AFLX concept, but there's good reason to support your AFL club's players getting involved, writes Matt Walsh.
The challenge: Pick a 'best 18' featuring only one player from every AFL club. The results? Check them out and vote on which team is strongest!
With 2018 drawing to a festive close, we take a look at Australia's major football codes and make some bold predictions about next year.
The last week of September, if you're Australian, chances are you're watching the National Rugby League or Australian Football League grand finals.